So what are the ten largest Navy Bases in the U.S.? I think lots of people, if not everybody is curious about the United States Navy and would like to have a look at the largest Navy Bases. Films and series about the U.S. Navy have always been successful on TV; for we love watching this unique and powerful world they represent us. Could you imagine living in a Navy Bases? As for me I love watching films about them, but I prefer living out there.
The United States is home to one of the largest military bases in the world. These bases are settled large amounts of land, and actually they are cities in cities – due to the large number of people working and living there. There are more than 320,000 active duty personnel in the U.S. Navy regarding to Quora. These lots of people have to live and train somewhere so we can find 45 bases of the U.S. Navy throughout the whole world. If we are in a city that houses a major base, without a shadow of a doubt you are very close to a base. Insider Monkey has undertaken the exciting task to discover and show us the world of our country’s Navy Bases, so we can broaden our minds by reading their list. In order to get right information they consulted sites like MilitaryInstallations, Naval-technology. They combined square miles, population, and facilities. Finally their list became very fascinative and edifying.
We have picked three bases from Insider Monkey’s list: Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Naval Station Mayport, and
Naval Base San Diego. Naval Air Station Patuxent River is in Maryland, and its population is 22,800. Its area is 10 square miles; it is the home of three major Navy commands, including the Naval Air Systems Command headquarters, and the NAWC Aircraft Division. Naval Station Mayport is in Florida, it has a population of 47,170, and the area is 5.3 square miles: 5.3. It has 1,381 housing units, 20 naval vessels, 6 helicopter squadrons, and houses up to 34 ships. Naval Base San Diego is California with a population of 48,000. Its area is 3.1 square miles. It is the home of 60 Navy ships, 2 Coast Guard cutters and home base to 150 commands.
It is really worth having a look at the largest Navy bases in the U.S. and what makes them so big.