Fort Benning
Columbus, GA 31907


Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide



Welcome to Fort Benning, the Maneuver Center of Excellence and home of the Infantry and Armor. More than half of all new Soldiers who enter the Army this year will do so here at Fort Benning. We also train all new paratroopers, Rangers, officer candidates, Infantry and Armor lieutenants,

Maneuver Center

The U.S. Army Armor School is headquartered in Harmony Church with elements on Sand Hill. It is composed of the 194th Armored Brigade and the 316th Cavalry Brigade. You will find information on the 194th Armored Brigade on Page 15 in the Basic Training section. For more information about

Services & Organizations

The Villages of Benning — Family Housing Interstate Realty Management is responsible for the Villages of Fort Benning private housing on Fort Benning under the Residential Communities Initiative. Its goal is to provide a high standard of living for military families, with amenities that include parks, playgrounds, community center

Family & MWR

The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR)is a comprehensive network of support and leisure services designed to enhance the lives of Soldiers, their families, civilian employees, military retirees and other eligible participants. Aside from the many facilities and services listed on the following pages, we also

Tour Benning

The Officers’ Club, now the Benning Club The Fort Benning Officers’ Club on Morrison Avenue was organized in 1919, the year Camp Benning became Fort Benning and relocated from its first location off Macon Road in Columbus to its present site. In 1931, (then) Lt. Col. George C. Marshall headed

Bucket List

You will find no shortage of activities, events and attractions to keep you and your family entertained during your tour at Fort Benning. Each year, we solicit suggestions from our neighbors on post and off to compile a list of experiences you don’t want to miss. Here’s what they


First Idaho Army National Guard Soldier graduates Ranger school

Story by 2LT Crystal Farris on 09/29/2017 After completing 61 days of rigorous training, Idaho Army National Guard Soldier Sgt. David Robinson received his Ranger tab at a graduation held at Fort Benning, Georgia, Sept. 22. Robinson, an infantryman from Idaho Falls, is the first Idaho Army National Guard Soldier

Army recruiting teamwork on display at major medical conference

Story by Derrick Crawford on 09/27/2017 Army medical recruiters pulled out the big nets hoping to catch the attention of the expected 5,000-plus family medicine physicians and medical professionals swarming the exhibit floor during the nation's largest annual family medicine conference. Recruiters from the San Antonio Medical Recruiting Center teamed
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