Wright Patterson Air Force Base

Carriage Trails offers something special for military families: discounted pricing from the builders. Military personnel and civilians employed at nearby Wright Patterson Air Force Base find the convenient location ideal for a quick commute between home and work and all of the special features available at the Base. Add to that friendly neighbors and the nearness of recreation and social activities, and the work-life-budget balance is easier to achieve at Carriage Trails.

Located a short commute from Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Carriage Trails offers reassigned military personnel unmatched quality from the builders. The community provides a unique balance between close proximity to work, easy access to various work areas on the base, and all the advantages of living in a busy, active community.

  • Air Force personnel stationed at WPAFB find it to be a stimulating work environment, as the birthplace, current home and future of aerospace.
  • The Research Lab at Wright Patterson is the foremost aeronautical and aerospace research organization in the United States Air Force.
  • Wright Patterson is a critical site for testing and modifying weapons systems and leads the world in that area of research, technology and expertise.
  • The Carriage Trails community is located minutes away from amenities for every need – both on the base and in the local neighborhood. Whether you need quick access to shopping at Wright Patterson, a work-out or a visit to the base medical center, Carriage Trails' location makes "life at the base" easy.
  • The commissary exchange complex is one of the largest in the country, with nearly four acres under one roof. The complex includes a bank, bakery/deli, florist, optical center, beauty/barber shop and laundry/dry cleaners, among other necessities.
  • Military personnel and their families receive some of the most extensive, highest quality care at the Wright Patterson medical center, one of the largest medical facilities at a US base.
  • In January 2010, the base announced the opening of the first CrossFit gym with the specific goal of helping dramatically improve fitness levels for Airmen.
  • The base is considered to have one of the best, family-oriented recreational programs in the Air Force, including adult and youth level activities. Carriage Trails complements these programs with access to an area of over 100 acres of green space featuring natural trails and paved paths for long walks, jogging and biking.
  • Prairie Trace and Twin Base Golf Courses located on the base each boast challenging 18-hole courses. Both courses are open to active duty personnel, retired military, reservists and all of their families.
  • The official United States Air Force Museum is located at Wright Patterson. In addition to the permanent displays, special exhibits often visit the museum, such as the Mars Rovers robotics, the missile and space gallery, and restoration projects.
  • Wright Patterson has one of the finest family-oriented recreational programs in the Air Force, including the annual United States Air Force Marathon. Open to military personnel and civilian runners, more than 10,000 participants ran in 2011.