Presidential and other important
visits to Dobbins Air Reserve Base
Over the years, Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta has served as host to several presidents,
From left, are Robert and Ethel Kennedy
with Gen. George H. Wilson, commander of
Dobbins Air Force Base, at Dobbins in 1964.
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vice presidents and other important officials visiting the metro Atlanta area.
President Richard Nixon addressing
Lockheed on Nov. 19, 1973.
President Jimmy Carter disembarking
Air Force One on Sept. 16, 1980.
Marietta Mayor Victoria “Vicki” Chastain
before a F-4 Phantom at Dobbins Air Force
Base in 1986. Chastain was the first
female Mayor of Marietta.
President Barack Obama gives a final wave
to the crowd gathered at Dobbins Air Reserve
Base in Marietta on Feb. 14, 2013 before
leaving to make appearances in Decatur.
Vice President Mike Pence landed at Dobbins
Air Reserve Base in June 2017, ahead of his
appearance at Erick Erickson’s conservative
conference at the Grand Hyatt in Buckhead.