There are three military bases in Kansas. All the ocean based branches: Navy, Marines, Coast Guard do not have bases in KS. Learn more about each of the Kansas bases below.
Air Force Bases
McConnell AFB is one of the few military bases around the United States of America with the clear objective to perform air refueling activities for any type of aircraft. It is located in the Sedwick County, close to Wichita, in the southeastern part of Kansas. The base is named in the memory of two brothers […]
Fort Leavenworth is a military base located in Kansas, in the immediate proximity of the city with the same name. It has almost two centuries of existence and it is by far the oldest and most important such post located in the western side of Washington, DC. It is still referred to as the intellectual […]
Fort Riley is one of the largest military installations in the United States, covering 407 square km and hosting over 25000 individuals. It is so large that it has its own zip code. It is located on the Kansas River and spreads over two different counties – Riley and Geary. The name was given in […]
The United States Disciplinary Barracks, located in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, is a Level 3 maximum security correctional facility. It’s the only maximum security facility that houses male services member convicted for violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. The USDB was first known as the United States Military prison in 1874 and was established […]