I can’t even begin to count the number of Soldiers and veterans who’ve trashed talked Fort Benning and its neighboring town of Columbus, GA to me when I got my orders. While it’s mostly humorous, it always begs the question, “When were you last at Fort Benning?” Realistically, if you haven’t been to Fort Benning since 2010 or if your most recent experience was Basic Training or AIT then pay attention. Your opinion is likely outdated and/or skewed as your exposure as a Private during your 24 hours of freedom on Family Day was probably restricted. So, step away from the hater-ade and allow me to explain why you should give Fort Benning another chance.
Maneuver Captains Career Course
If you find yourself saying, “My soldier is graduating from a military school at Fort Benning and I don’t know what to do when I visit,” then keep reading. Lots…