retirees Camping, Golf, Tiki Bars: Military Bases Are Vacation Spots For Some Retirees By Bobbie O'Brien • Mar 15, 2018 Capt. Jessica Brown / U.S. Air Force Military retirees can camp, golf, and fish at hundreds of military bases. It costs less than civilian resorts, making the bases popular vacation spots for thousands of former service members. Retired From the Military? States And Cities Are Fighting To Attract You By Bobbie O'Brien • Nov 28, 2017 Bobbie O'Brien / American Homefront States and cities around the country are ramping up their efforts to attract military retirees, whose presence can be good for the local economy.