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  • The Freeper Canteen - Road Trip: Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma - Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    10/16/2017 6:01:01 PM PDT · by LUV W · 72 replies
    The greatest troops and vets in the entire world...and their families | Monday, October 16, 2017 | laurenmarlowe
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Tinker Air Force Base, OklahomaTinker Air Force Base is a major United States Air Force base, with tenant U.S. Navy and other Department of Defense missions, located geographically in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The base, originally known as Midwest Air Depot, is named in honor of Oklahoma native Major General Clarence L. Tinker, the first Native American Major General. Tinker is the headquarters of the Air Force Materiel Command's (AFMC) Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center (OC-ALC), which is the worldwide manager for a wide range of aircraft, engines, missiles, software and avionics and accessories...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma ~ 10 October 2017

    10/09/2017 6:02:17 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 56 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Altus Air Force Base, OklahomaAltus Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located approximately 4 miles east-northeast of Altus, Oklahoma. The host unit at Altus AFB is the 97th Air Mobility Wing (97 AMW), assigned to the Nineteenth Air Force (19 AF) of the Air Education and Training Command (AETC). The wing's mission is to provide C-17 Globemaster III and KC-135 Stratotanker formal initial and advanced specialty training programs for up to 3000 flight crew and aircraft maintenance students annually.The 97th Operations Group is the home of the...
  • Road trip

    09/22/2017 6:40:35 PM PDT · by Army Air Corps · 100 replies
    All y'all | 22 Sept. 2017 | Army Air Corps
    Calling all FR motorheads! It is time once again for some car talk. Tonight, I ask the following question: What was/is your favourite vehicle for road trips?
  • The Freeper Canteen - Road Trip: Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota - Wednesday, Septemeber 13, 2017

    09/12/2017 5:59:48 PM PDT · by LUV W · 145 replies
    The greatest troops and vets in the whole world | Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | laurenmarlowe
        ​​​​ ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ ​​​​Road Trip: Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota ​​​​ ​​​​Minot Air Force Base is a ​​​​U.S. Air Force installation in Ward County, North Dakota, 13 ​​​​miles north of the city of Minot via U.S. 83. In the 2010 ​​​​census, the base was counted as a CDP with a total population of ​​​​5,521. Minot AFB is the home of two major wings: the 5th Bomb ​​​​Wing and 91st Missile Wing, both of the Global Strike Command (AFGSC). ​​​​ ​​​​ ​​​​Originally opened in 1957 ​​​​as an Air Defense Command (ADC) base, Minot AFB became...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada ~ 18 April 2017

    04/17/2017 6:01:24 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 93 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Nellis Air Force Base, NevadaNellis Air Force Base is a United States Air Force installation in southern Nevada with military schools and more squadrons than any other USAF base. Nellis hosts air combat exercises such as Exercise Red Flag and close air support exercises such as Green Flag-West flown in "Military Operations Area (MOA) airspace" associated with the nearby Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR). The base also has the Combined Air and Space Operations Center-Nellis.The Nellis AFB mission of advanced combat training for composite strike forces is commonly conducted in...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Creech Air Force Base, Nevada ~ 11 April 2016

    04/10/2017 6:02:04 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 85 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Creech Air Force Base, NevadaCreech Air Force Base is a United States Air Force (USAF) command and control facility in Clark County, Nevada used "to engage in daily Overseas Contingency Operationsof remotely piloted aircraft systems which fly missions across the globe.In addition to an airport, the military installation has the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Battlelab, associated aerial warfare ground equipment, and unmanned aerial vehicles of the type used in Afghanistan and Iraq. Creech is the aerial training site for the USAF Thunderbirds and "is one of two emergency divert airfields" for the...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada ~ 04 April 2017

    04/03/2017 6:02:24 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 98 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Naval Air Station Fallon, NevadaNaval Air Station Fallon or NAS Fallon is the United States Navy's premier air-to-air and air-to-ground training facility. It is located southeast of the city of Fallon in western Nevada in the United States. Since 1996, it has been home to the Naval Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN), and the surrounding area contains 240,000 acres (97,000 ha) of bombing and electronic warfare ranges. It is also home to the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center (NSAWC/NAWDC), which includes TOPGUN, the Carrier Airborne Early Warning Weapons School (CAEWWS) and...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Naval Air Station Meridian, Mississippi ~ 31 January 2017

    01/30/2017 6:01:04 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 101 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Naval Air Station Meridian, MississippiNaval Air Station Meridian or NAS Meridian is a military airport located 11 miles northeast of Meridian, Mississippi in Lauderdale County and Kemper County, and is one of the Navy's two jet strike pilot training facilities.Naval Air Station Meridian trains Sailors and Marines in aviation and technical related fields. It is home to Training Air Wing One, Training Squadron 9, Training Squadron 7, Naval Technical Training Center, Marine Aviation Training Support Squadron One and the Regional Counterdrug Training Academy.The Air Operations Department employs 230 military and civilian...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Camp Shelby, Mississippi ~ 23 January 2017

    01/23/2017 6:05:11 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 109 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Camp Shelby, MississippiCamp Shelby is a military post whose North Gate is located at the southern boundary of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on United States Highway 49. It is the largest state-owned training site in the nation. During wartime, the camp's mission is to serve as a major independent mobilization station of the United States Army Forces Command (FORSCOM).Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center is the largest reserve component training site, covering 136,000 acres, allowing up to battalion-level maneuver training, Gunnery Table 8-12, field artillery firing points and a wide range of support...
  • Watch a Palestinian Road Trip

    01/18/2017 6:46:56 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    United With Israel ^ | 18/1/17 | Ami Horowitz
    Goes thru Paliland with camera
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: US Army Research<br>Detroit Arsenal, Michigan ~ 17 January 2017

    01/16/2017 6:02:15 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 133 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: United States Army Research Detroit Arsenal, Michigan Home of the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Headquarters, the Detroit Arsenal has played a vital role in our Nations defense since the start of World War II. Located in Warren, Mich., the Detroit Arsenal sprang up seemingly overnight in 1940 with the single focus of producing medium tanks. Today, the Detroit Arsenal remains ever vigilant as the host for organizations that provide over 70 percent of the systems used in the military.Home of the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Maine

    11/21/2016 6:13:26 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 100 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, MaineThe Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS), often called the Portsmouth Navy Yard, is a United States Navy shipyard located in Kittery on the southern boundary of Maine near the city of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. PNS is tasked with the overhaul, repair, and modernization of US Navy submarines.The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard was established on June 12, 1800 during the administration of President John Adams, and is the U.S. Navy's oldest continuously operating shipyard. It sits on a cluster of conjoined islands called Seavey's Island in the Piscataqua River, whose swift...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: US Army RDECOM, Maryland ~ 25 October 2016

    10/24/2016 6:00:32 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 43 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: United States Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, MarylandThe U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command is a major subordinate command of the Army Materiel Command, and is charged with "creating, integrating and delivering technology-enabled solutions to our Soldiers."With its headquarters at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, RDECOM scientists, engineers and researchers work at laboratories and research center across the nation and the globe. With more than 17,000 employees, RDECOM performs nearly all of the Army's basic and applied research and technology development. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command is...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland ~ 18 October 2016

    10/17/2016 5:59:28 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 124 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland Naval Air Station Patuxent River, also known as NAS Pax River, is a United States Naval Air Station located in St. Mary's County on Chesapeake Bay near the mouth of the Patuxent River. It is home to the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School and serves a center for test and evaluation and systems acquisition relating to Naval Aviation. Commissioned on 1 April 1943 on land largely acquired through eminent domain, the air station grew rapidly in response to World War II. The base became a...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Fort Knox, Kentucky ~ 23 AUG 2016

    08/22/2016 6:01:48 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 129 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Fort Knox, KentuckyFort Knox is a United States Army post in Kentucky south of Louisville and north of Elizabethtown. The 109,000 acre base covers parts of Bullitt, Hardin, and Meade counties. It currently holds the Army human resources Center of Excellence to include the Army Human Resources Command, United States Army Cadet Command and the United States Army Accessions Command.The most recent era of transformation at Fort Knox began in 2005 with the recommendations of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Commission. The Armor Center and School relocated to Fort...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, Illinois ~ 12 JUL 2016

    07/11/2016 6:20:44 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 115 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, IllinoisRecruit Training Command Great Lakes (RTC Great Lakes), is a unit within the United States Navy primarily responsible for conducting the initial orientation and indoctrination of incoming recruits. It commonly is referred to as boot camp, recruit training, or RTC. Since the BRAC-directed closures of Recruit Training Commands in Orlando, Florida and San Diego, California in 1999, RTC Great Lakes has been the only enlisted basic training location in the U.S. Navy and has been called "The Quarterdeck of the Navy" since it was first...
  • RV Road Trip recommendations

    05/25/2016 5:48:41 AM PDT · by Toadman · 63 replies
    Toadman | today | Toadman
    Look for pointers, recommendations for our scheduled road trip.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii ~ 24 MAY 2016

    05/23/2016 5:59:40 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 138 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) is located on the island of Hawaii between Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea and the Hualalai Volcanic Mountains. It extends up the lower slopes of Mauna Kea to approximately 6,800 feet in elevation and to about 9,000 feet on Mauna Loa. The training area is about midway between Hilo, on the east coast and the Army landing site at Kawaihae Harbor. The area is the largest DOD installation in Hawaii. The PTA consists of 108,863 acres, of which 24,048 are leased by the Army...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Moody Air Force Base, Georgia ~ 19 April 2016

    04/18/2016 7:35:00 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 75 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World | laurenmarlowe
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Moody Air Force Base, GeorgiaMoody Air Force Base is a United States Air Force installation located in Lowndes County and Lanier County, about 9 miles northeast of Valdosta, Georgia, United States. The host unit, the 23d Wing, carries out worldwide close air support, force protection, and combat search and rescue operations (CSAR).Today Moody is the home of the 23d Wing of Air Combat Command (ACC). The mission of the 23d Wing is to organize, train and employ combat-ready A-10, HC-130J Combat King II and HH-60 Pave Hawk aircraft and flight crews,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Fort Stewart, Georgia ~ 12 APRIL 2016

    04/11/2016 5:59:16 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 92 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Fort Stewart, GeorgiaFort Stewart is a United States Army post in the U.S. state of Georgia, primarily in Liberty County and Bryan County, but also extending into smaller portions of Evans, Long, and Tattnall Counties. The nearby principal city of Hinesville and Fort Stewart together comprise the Hinesville-Fort Stewart metropolitan statistical area which comprises all of Liberty County. Fort Stewart's main residents are members of the 3rd Infantry Division. The Fort Stewart Military Reservation includes approximately 280,000 acres, making it the largest military installation in the Eastern United States.The 3rd Infantry...