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Old 02-03-2011, 06:14 PM   #11
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I work on Fort Bragg and their campground and I think all Army campgrounds are for active or retired military, dependents and federal employees. It is outside the perimeter of the post so access is not a problem. If you want to camp there, send me a private message and I can see if I can get you a site.
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Old 02-03-2011, 06:30 PM   #12
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We recently stayed at famcamp on Englin AF base in Niceville Fla. Very nice, full hook ups 120. per week. I am a retired Master Chief USN
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Old 02-04-2011, 11:31 AM   #13
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So, can you use US military campsites if you're Canadian military?
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Old 02-04-2011, 11:59 AM   #14
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Thank you to all of you who have served. I know, I am in good company now. I served in Viet Nam from 1966-1969 in the Marines. Got out, could not get a job, then went into the Army. Served 8 more years then was medically retired.
To me, going to stay at military CG is like visiting family.
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Old 02-04-2011, 12:10 PM   #15
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Great White:
the link attached is the FAQ regarding Canadian military at US military campgrounds.

Military Recreation Facilities - Canadian and Other Country Military Members

I'm sure if you called they would accommodate you.
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Old 02-04-2011, 04:45 PM   #16
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I was in the Navy 1964 - 1968...Was medical discharged but very seldom used any retired benefits until I retired for good last year.
In our first 3 week trip we used Famcamps at Scott AFB, IL., Memphis Naval Air Station , and Tinker AFB, in Oklahoma City.Great campgrounds all...and VERY reasonable prices.
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It depends on the Military facility. Some campgrounds allow retired Department of Defense (DOD), Department of the Army (DAC) to stay. It mostly depends on the size of the facility. I am a retired DAC and stay at Military campgrounds regulary.
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Active or retired military/dependant, or Active government civilan employee.
Or their guests. I camped recently at a nice military campground at Ft. Fisher, NC, with a retired Army officer. I arrived first, but they wouldn't let me set up (can't blame them) until they called Major Tom to make sure he was on the way to camp with us. Then they went ahead and gave us our site, which was right next to his. Everyone was very friendly, and the campground is located right between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean. Great spot. Near Kure Beach and Carolina Beach. They also have cottages that can be rented by military people and their guests.
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Or their guests. I camped recently at a nice military campground at Ft. Fisher, NC, with a retired Army officer. I arrived first, but they wouldn't let me set up (can't blame them) until they called Major Tom to make sure he was on the way to camp with us. Then they went ahead and gave us our site, which was right next to his. Everyone was very friendly, and the campground is located right between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean. Great spot. Near Kure Beach and Carolina Beach. They also have cottages that can be rented by military people and their guests.
We stayed at the USAF Academy FAM CAMP in Colorado Springs as guests of a retired Army Warrant Officer who is also a retired FAA Inspector as I am also.
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There used to be a campground at Selfridge a couple miles from my house. My parents stayed there a while. My mom was working on base though, she was a civilian. My dad is a vet but I think they let them stay because of my mom working there at the time.
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