CARLISLE BARRACKS
Carlisle, PA 17013, USA

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Welcome

The main entrance sign to Carlisle Barracks and the U.S. Army War College. (Photo by Scott Finger, September 2006) Welcome to Carlisle Barracks, an outpost of pride and military tradition and the most strategic 500 acres in the Army. Nestled in the beautiful Susquehanna Valley, Carlisle Barracks is in Cumberland

History

The Hessian Powder Magazine is one of the oldest buildings on Carlisle Barracks. Built in 1777, it is open daily for self-guided tours. (Photo by Scott Finger, September 2006) Carlisle Barracks is the second oldest Army installation, dating back to 1745, when British soldiers created the “Camp near Carlisle.” In

Arrival

The LeTort Spring Run flows through the heart of Carlisle Barracks, shown here during the fall. (Photo by Scott Finger, September 2006) If you are on orders to transfer to Carlisle Barracks and you are being assigned as staff, faculty or permanent party personnel to the U.S. Army War College

Life on the Installation

Upton Hall, headquarters to the U.S. Army Garrison at Carlisle Barracks and the Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute. (Photo by Scott Finger, September 2006) Housing Service Center The Housing Services Office, at 460 Sumner Road, is your point of contact for any problems or questions you may have with housing.

Exploring the Local Area

A Civil War-era cannon points out over the battlefields of Gettysburg. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Rachel E. Rakoff, July 2014) Experience the beauty of the Appalachians, the Susquehanna River and more in Cumberland Valley. The area’s diverse offerings range from excellent fishing holes and the Appalachian Trail

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VCSA: Leaders are the US asymmetric advantage

Story by Curtis Keester on 06/09/2017 The flags of U.S. states and territories and 70 countries fluttered in a cool morning breeze as the Army War College resident class of 2017 arrived on a perfectly sunny day, soon to assume a proud place among strategic leaders. A crescendo moment after

Letterkenny Munitions Center welcomes new commander

Story by Natasia Kenosky on 06/07/2017 CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. Keeping with Army tradition, Letterkenny Munitions Center welcomed a new commanding officer during an official Change of Command Ceremony, held at the U.S. Army Reserve Center, Letterkenny Army Depot, June 6. Lt. Col. Jeffrey J. Ignatowski replaced Lt. Col. Trenton J. Conner,

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