Camping, Golf, Tiki Bars: Military Bases Are Vacation Spots for Some Retirees By Texas Standard • Apr 5, 2018 TweetShareGoogle+Email Rhode Island resident Tom Peters regularly vacations at the MacDill Air Force Base RV park. Capt. Jessica Brown/U.S. Air Force Ex-military personnel pay far less to use these facilities than they would at a commercial campsite or resort. Listen Listening... / 5:00 By Bobbie O'Brien | April 5, 2018 TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.