For those that like to hunt and fish, there are plenty of outdoor activities. Base: Fort Bliss Unlucky call sign: “Fort Piss,” “Hell Paso” Why it's not great: The base with the most misleading name, Fort Bliss is located in the border town of El Paso, Texas.Besides the unique cultural tensions of living in a border town, service members reported that Fort Bliss was hot, isolated, and subject to sandstorms.
You can find the lowest-costing restaurant meals in Aurora, Colorado and the highest-costing meals in San Francisco, California.
Most common escape: Charleston, Wilmington, Charlotte, Raleigh, and Myrtle Beach are all within a couples of hours’ drive.
In other words, Fayetteville is the awkward neighborhood kid surrounded by cooler, more beautiful neighbors in every direction (yes, even Myrtle Beach.
Because everything is bigger in Texas, the post has the largest on-base bowling alley, fitness center, and Post Exchange (PX) in the whole Army.
Also worth mentioning: Freedom Crossing, the first-ever, on-base, open-air shopping center offers tons of restaurants and shops.