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Military presence in Oxfordshire

Locations of the military bases in Oxfordshire and details of the military champions.

Oxfordshire has a large military presence with more than 11,747 military personnel (2019) and an estimated 3,500 families living and working in the county. Two-thirds of these are members of the RAF. They are stationed at:

  1. Bicester Garrison
  2. RAF Brize Norton
  3. Abingdon Station
  4. Shrivenham Station
  5. Vauxhall Barracks
  6. RAF Benson

Map of armed forces locations (jpg format, 88Kb)

We are committed to supporting our military forces communities across the county; this is underwritten by our Armed Forces Covenant and our regular Civilian Military Partnership meetings.

Military champions

We also support the Oxfordshire military bases by providing a military champion for each. The purpose of this role is to help forge better communication between Oxfordshire County Council, residents and our military bases.

Our armed forces champions are: