Garrison (various spellings) (from the French garnison, itself from the verb garnir, "to equip") is the collective term for a body of troops stationed in a particular location, originally to guard it, of more than 50 men, but now often simply using it as a home base. French ( français,) is a Romance language spoken around the world by 118 million people as a native language and by about 180 to 260 million people A troop is a Military unit, originally a small force of Cavalry, subordinate to a Squadron and headed by the troop leader The station is usually a city, town, fort, castle or similar. A city is an Urban area with a large Population and a particular Administrative, Legal, or Historical status A town is a type of settlement ranging from a few to several thousand (occasionally hundreds of thousands inhabitants although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan Fortifications are Military Constructions and Buildings designed for defense in Warfare Humans have constructed defensive works for A castle is a defensive structure seen as one of the main symbols of the Middle Ages. For example, the 1st Battalion, 1st Infantry (U. S. ) is garrisoned at West Point. West Point is a federal military reservation (and a Census-designated place) located North of the Village of Highland Falls in Orange County New York Garrison town is a common expression for any town that has a military barracks. Barracks are living quarters for personnel on a Military post
In the modern British Army, garrison also specifically refers to any of the major military stations such as Aldershot, Catterick, Colchester, Tidworth, Warminster and London, which have more than one barracks or camp and their own military headquarters, usually commanded by a Colonel, Brigadier or Major-General, assisted by a Garrison Sergeant Major. The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. Aldershot is a town in the English County of Hampshire, located on heathland about 60 km (37 miles southwest of London. Colchester ( /ˈkəʊltʃɛstə/ is a town and the largest settlement within the borough of Colchester, in Essex, England. Tidworth is a town in south-east Wiltshire, England with a growing Civilian population Warminster is a town in western Wiltshire, England, by-passed by the A36, and near Frome and Westbury. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. A military camp or bivouac is a semi-permanent facility for the lodging of an Army. Headquarters (HQ denotes the location where most if not all of the important functions of an organization are concentrated Colonel ( RP ˈkɜnəl GA ˈkɜrnəl is a Military rank of a Commissioned officer, with corresponding ranks existing in almost every country This article refers to the military rank For the Doctor Who character known as the Brigadier see Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart. Major General or Major-General is a Military rank used in many countries A Garrison Sergeant Major (GSM in the British Army is the senior Warrant officer of a Garrison and holds the rank of Warrant Officer Class 1 In Ireland soccer has historically been termed the "garrison game" due to its connections with British military serving in Ireland. 
In Israel, a garrison unit (Hebrew: חיל מצב; cheil matzav) is a regular unit defending a specified zone such as a city, a province, a castle or fortress, or even a single building. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Israel topics. A province is a territorial unit almost always an Administrative division.
In Jamaica garrisons are known as slum areas that are controlled by a don and his gang for political reasons or for drug control. Jamaica (ˈdʒəˈmeɪkə} is an Island nation of the Greater Antilles, in length and as much as in width situated in the Caribbean Sea. Many slum areas in Kingston, Spanish Town, and Montego Bay have garrisons. Spanish Town is the former Spanish and English capital of Jamaica. Montego Bay is the fourth largest city in Jamaica and is the location of Jamaica's largest airport the Sir Donald Sangster International Airport.
There is also a small town across from West Point called Garrison. "USMA" redirects here For other uses see USMA (disambiguation The United States Military Academy (also known as USMA, It is located in the Putnam County. The latitude of Garrison is 41. 383N, and the longitude is -73. 946W.