Special Report

America's Largest Military Bases

26. Nellis AFB, Nevada
> Active-duty personnel stationed at base: 10,168 (89.2% of mil. personnel in state)
> All personnel assigned to base, incl. military family members: 21,937
> Service branch: Air Force
> Location: 8 miles from Las Vegas

25. Naval Base Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
> Active-duty personnel stationed at base: 10,222 (21.5% of mil. personnel in state)
> All personnel assigned to base, incl. military family members: 21,697
> Service branch: Navy
> Location: 6 miles from Honolulu

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24. Mayport NAVSTA, Florida
> Active-duty personnel stationed at base: 10,442 (15.7% of mil. personnel in state)
> All personnel assigned to base, incl. military family members: 25,013
> Service branch: Navy
> Location: 10 miles from Jacksonville

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23. Fort Sam Houston, Texas
> Active-duty personnel stationed at base: 10,721 (8.8% of mil. personnel in state)
> All personnel assigned to base, incl. military family members: 25,655
> Service branch: Army
> Location: San Antonio

22. Fort George G. Meade, Maryland
> Active-duty personnel stationed at base: 11,140 (39.8% of mil. personnel in state)
> All personnel assigned to base, incl. military family members: 26,041
> Service branch: Army
> Location: 15 miles from Baltimore

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