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The Fort Benning Multi-Gun Challenge

The Multi-Gun Challenge returns to Fort Benning with a variety of lanes and stages designed by marksmen from the USAMU.

1/1Screen Shot 2017-10-26 at 8.47.00 PM Show Caption Hide Caption The Fort Benning Multi-gun Challenge, hosted by the Fort Benning Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR) and facilitated by the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU), will be Nov. 16-19, 2017. The public is welcomed to attend the competition. The Multi-Gun Challenge returns to Fort Benning with a…

Soldier Of The Week

SGT KATELIN BAHTEN

1/1SGT KATELIN BAHTEN Show Caption Hide Caption Thousands of troops are stationed at Fort Benning but our soldier of the week can truly call Fort Benning home. Sergeant E-5 Katelin Bahten was born on Fort Benning. Originally entering the army as a 25C radio operator maintainer her commanders quickly discovered her talents could be made more useful as a marksman….

The Latest on Sentencing for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

Sentencing for Bergdahl on charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy was set to begin Monday

1/1SGT BOWE BERGDAHL Show Caption Hide Caption   The military judge deciding Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s punishment says comments by President Donald Trump haven’t swayed him but he’s worried about public perception of the military justice system. Sentencing for Bergdahl on charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy was set to begin Monday, but the judge instead heard arguments…

Results From the 17th Annual International Sniper Competition Held on Fort Benning

Staff Sgt. Jonathon Roque and Sgt. Brandon Kelley topped the field of 29 two-man teams from around the world.

1/1International Sniper Competition Award Ceremony (FORT BENNING, Ga)–The International Sniper Competition culminated in an awards ceremony this morning after a week of contests to test sniper teams from across the Army, the Department of Defense, civilian law enforcement agencies, and international military teams October 20, 2017. The overall winners of the competition were Staff Sgt. Jonathan Roque and Sgt. Brandon…

Want to Live Longer, Walk!

Your Health Minute

A little walking produces big effects. Walking could help you live a lot longer. A new study finds regular walking, even for just two hours a week, lowered the risk of an early death, compared to inactivity. Walking was especially effective in reducing deaths from respiratory and cardiovascular disease. Experts say walking is the perfect exercise because it is simple,…

Army Auction Features Abandoned Vehicles Including cars, SUVS, Motorcycles and Trucks.

This auction is open to the public. Acceptable forms of payment include cash, check, Visa, Master Card, American Express or Discover.

1/1Screen Shot 2017-10-18 at 9.02.51 PM Show Caption Hide Caption Fort Benning’s Auto Skills Center will auction used and abandoned vehicles, including cars, SUVS, trucks, a motorcycle and a variety of merchandise and equipment, at 10am Nov 7 at the lot on the corner of Kilgore and Marchant on Fort Benning’s Main Post. (Look for the red brick fence.) Preview…

Soldier of The Week

SGT RYAN M. WHITE

1/1SGT RYAN WHITE Show Caption Hide Caption Sergeant Ryan White serves as an assistant to the Command Sergeant Major of the USAIS on Fort Benning. During more than seven years in the Army SGT White has served in various leadership positions as a Team Leader, Squad leader and Vehicle Commander. White has deployed once with the 3rd Brigade 3-4 Cavalry…

National Infantry Museum Receives a Prestigious Award

Our state’s creative industries provide some 200,000 jobs for Georgians and generate $62.5 billion in economic impact.

1/1NIM AWARD Show Caption Hide Caption Columbus, Georgia – October 2017: The National Infantry Museum Foundation is proud to receive the 2017 Governor’s Award for the Arts and Humanities. The awards were given by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and his wife, Sandra, during a ceremony in the statehouse last week. “The First Lady and I are longtime supporters of the…

Fort Benning’s Oktoberfest Features Stein Hoisting

Traditional Bavarian endurance contest during which contestants hold a one-liter stein of beer in one outstretched arm for as long as possible.

1/1STEIN HOISTING Show Caption Hide Caption Oktoberfest is just around the corner and while you may already posses the skills to take part some at Fort Benning are getting a little practice in before the fun begins October 20th through the 22nd at Uchee Creek.   In Germany it’s the fine art of Masskrugstermmen a traditional Bavarian endurance contest during…

Official Fort Benning Centennial Celebration Begins

FORT BENNING PROVIDES THOUSANDS OF JOBS AND A 4.8 BILLION DOLLAR ANNUAL IMPACT TO OUR REGION

1/1Fort Benning 100 Show Caption Hide Caption   There are Billions of reasons to celebrate the first 100 years of Fort Benning which is why the effort will last at least a year. The commemoration began Thursday October 12th right behind the Columbus, Georgia City services Building not far from where Camp Benning was officially established along Macon Road a…