Bagram Airfield, Bagram

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Enter the bowels of a global empire at Bagram Airfield, the largest US military base in Afghanistan. Enjoy a spectacular view of the surrounding mountains amid heavy security. You can stay in classic military-style lodging, or have a true British Armed Forces’ B-hut or a US Army tent experience. Explore the corridors of power and get an understanding for the politics of modern warfare, with government contractors, NATO-led international troops, and a combination of US forces. Visited by a US president and once attacked by a suicide bomber, the site features a US-run pre-trial detention facility and an independent detention facility. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Bagram Airfield by using our Bagram itinerary planner.
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  • During my service in the international assistance force (ISAF), I came to visit the US base who are stationed in Bagram. Violence in rural areas is alarming when extreme Islamists and others try to manipulate and exploit the popular discontent which was noticeably when the man came outside Kabul.
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  • You have to love Bagram. The defacs are really good. There really is no night life so to speak except for the surprise incoming. You have to look at this place as a glass half full, not half empty. It...  more »
  • You don't want to stay to long if you can help it. In fact don't get on the plane that goes there....if you can help it. Where to begin!...ah yes a WAR zone. Has been for the better part of 30 plus ye...  more »
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  • Man what can I say? If you want none of the action of an actual deployment but all of the inconvenience then Bagram Airfield is the place for you. At Bagram Airfield, MPs are worried about the things that really matter. Like, are you going 2MPH over the rage inducingly slow speed limit? Are you wearing your seatbelt? Did you use your turn signal? Have you parked too close to a dumpster or latrine? If you get a ticket, how they can inconvenience the highest possible ranking officer and delay your active mission by requiring him to come down to the station and sign it for you? You know how in the States they conduct road repair late at night or really early in the morning to not interrupt commerce? Yeah well were not doing that here. We're going to only do it during lunch rush hours in the middle of the day. So we can back up traffic all the way down Disney and make it impossible to maneuver in the event of an attack. But luckily they only have to repair the road once in a blue moon right? Wrong. If it rains for longer than 5 minutes expect the ground to sink and the pavement to crumble with it. The next day they'll fix it with another layer of cement about as thin as an Olsen twin just to ensure maximum inefficiency. Don't worry it's not all bad. They do have pizza hut where you'll be overcharged for slices of sadness baked over a thick crust of regret. 5/5
  • Always getting shot at for some reason by people in Halloween costumes. The Halloween costume people also act like babies and speak gibberish for some reason, Please explains.
  • Good place for deployment but you’d think it’d be a little better built up after 15+ years. Could also use more 24hr services especially considering half the people working here are up at night and sleep during the day.
  • They have Air force chow halls! what else do you need? As far as deployments go BAF is not that bad a place. The winter sucks, not much to do except hit the gyms which are pretty nice.
  • I won a free trip here with airfare included, after signing up for a contest with the local Marine recruiter. The beach is amazing so as long as you don''t step on those little dirt mounds with the flags. Some of the quality experiences include breathtaking views of soviet apartment buildings from your very own guard tower, and surprise fireworks (I do wish they'd work on the timing of those though). Excursions into the countryside are plentiful, scenic, and almost never boring. The tours are so good, you almost feel like you have to go. In short, if you're looking to escape the hordes of tourists bringing down the place in locales such as Rome and Paris; Bagram is for you!
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1 day in Bagram BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Afghanistan BY A USER FROM CANADA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Kabul BY A USER FROM CANADA October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Kabul & Bamyan BY A USER FROM CANADA October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 31 days in Afghanistan BY A USER FROM CANADA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 29 days in Afghanistan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in Afghanistan BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Kabul BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 24 days in Afghanistan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, relaxing, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: September, relaxing, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Bagram BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Afghanistan BY A USER FROM CANADA October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Afghanistan BY A USER FROM INDIA August, relaxing, popular PREFERENCES: August, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
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