Military should have to live on post

Military should have to live on post

There are 5 comments on the The Coastal Courier story from Oct 17, 2013, titled Military should have to live on post. In it, The Coastal Courier reports that:

Editor, The U.S. government has cut back troop strength to World War I levels, which means there should be enough on-post housing for all 3rd Infantry Division troops to live on Fort Stewart.

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Columbus, GA

#1 Oct 21, 2013
The housing on post is the bah just goes to the housing company. Nice try though.

Columbus, GA

#2 Oct 21, 2013
Not to mention what it would do to the Hinesville housing market. Also an e without dependents is not authorized to live off post and doesn't recieve bah.

Fort Stewart, GA

#3 Nov 2, 2013
Yeah, so I'll just sell the home I bought in your community and not shop local. Since I can get everything I need on post, right? What do you think will happen to your town if the military up and left? Better learn how to dirt farm.

Hinesville, GA

#4 Nov 9, 2013
Who would say something so stupid? I wish Ft. Stewart and retired military would get together and just spend one month not buying anything in Hinesville just go to base or somewhere else and spend your hard earned money these idiots who believe that Hinsville would survive would have a different opinion. I am not military but I'm very grateful for all you do. I know some walk around like low class disrespectful trash or thugs but that's just a few no one type of occupation has all good workers

Memphis, TN

#5 Jan 9, 2014
I do not think they should be forced to live on post, but speaking from experience I think they might be better off. We lived off post when we were there and looking back it was a mistake. Theclandlors were awful and did not want to take care of issues with their properties. Maybe they have changed over the years, but before you rent do yourselves a huge favor and talk to other tenants. We did not do that and that was our mistake! We did not buy because we knew we weren't going to make Hinesville our home. If you buy, that is a totally different story. You don't have to worry about shady landlords or slumlords.

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