Fort Pickett Address
Blackstone, VA 23824

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Ft Pickett, Virginia


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Fort Pickett is located in Blackstone, Virginia, and it is a military base, a National Guard installation. It was opened in late 1941 and has aided very much the overall performance of the USA during World War II and the Cold War.

Fort Pickett has many training facilities for recruits, such as a Live Fire Range, a Forward Operation Base, a Shoothouse, and a POW Camp. One of the best courses at Fort Pickett is the one about urban assault. Another state-of-the-art facility is the Training Village. For Pickett is the namesake for Major General George E. Pickett an important man in the U.S.A. army, during the 20th century. The housing facilities at the base are very good and the attractions in the area also. For example, one can also go for hunting or fishing, since the area is very rich in terms of nature wonders. These, actually, are mostly essential in this part of Virginia State. Other attractions are the local clubs in Blackstone, good place for socializing.

Although Fort Pickett officials have not publicized information about the base, it is well-known that the important aspect of this military camp is to train troops, a field in which it excels.