Is Fort Bragg North Carolina a good place to live?

Like many places in the South, the areas around Fort Bragg enjoy a low cost of living. According to, Fayetteville’s cost of living in 7% lower than the national average. And Fayetteville’s housing costs are 29% lower than the national average!

Is Fort Bragg a safe place to live?

Fort Bragg is in the 3rd percentile for safety, meaning 97% of cities are safer and 3% of cities are more dangerous. This analysis applies to Fort Bragg’s proper boundaries only. See the table on nearby places below for nearby cities. The rate of crime in Fort Bragg is 111.35 per 1,000 residents during a standard year.

Where should I live if stationed at Fort Bragg?

Although Fayetteville is the closest city to Fort Bragg, it may not be the most convenient to drive to work each day. Depending on their needs, Fort Bragg military families also consider living in Aberdeen, Raeford, Lillington, Sanford, Spring Lake, Hope Mills, Pinehurst, Southern Pines, and Vass.

How much is bah in Fort Bragg?

MHA: NC182 – Military Housing Area Name: FORT BRAGG/POPE AFB, NC

Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
E05 $1,314 $1,098
E06 $1,653 $1,239
E07 $1,671 $1,254
E08 $1,680 $1,386

Who gets stationed at Fort Bragg?

Fort Bragg is the largest US Army base by population, serving a population of 545,926 active duty Soldiers, 13,493 Reserve Components and Temporary Duty students, 14,036 civilian employees, 6,054 Contractors, and 69,808 active duty family members. There are 121,494 Army retirees and family members in the area.

Does Fort Bragg deploy a lot?

It’s not unusual to meet Fort Bragg soldiers who have been sent overseas five, seven, 10 or more times. Maj. Gen. Christopher Donahue, who became commander of the 82nd in July, has deployed 17 times.

What is Fort Bragg famous for?

Fort Bragg covers over 251 square miles (650 km2). It is the home of the Army’s XVIII Airborne Corps and is the headquarters of the United States Army Special Operations Command, which oversees the U.S. Army 1st Special Forces Command (Airborne) and 75th Ranger Regiment.

Is Bah paid twice a month?

They get paid twice a month; on the 1st and on the 15th. If the 1st or 15th land on a weekend, they get paid the Friday before. Your airman has more than likely set up a direct deposit to receive his pay, (do YOU have access to your husband’s/your joint account?).

Which Army unit deployed the most?

10th Mountain Division
Since 2001, the 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) has been the most deployed unit in the US military. Its combat brigades have seen over 20 deployments, to both Iraq and Afghanistan, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.