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Mission: The Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning provide trained, agile and adaptive combat-ready Soldiers and Leaders; develop the doctrine and capabilities of the Maneuver Force and individual Soldier; and provide a world-class quality of life for our Soldiers, civilians and Army families to ensure our Army's Maneuver Force remains the world's premier combat force ready to "Win in a Complex World."

Vision: In 2022, Fort Benning continues to be the Army’s best training facility that delivers combat-ready, combined arms maneuver Soldiers to the force; is seen as the primary driver in the Army for relevant and agile material and doctrinal development; is fully postured to receive up to and including an ABCT; is the installation that Soldiers and families seek serve and live; and is a valued partner in the Chattahoochee Valley Region.

Christmas Concert Tower Lighting ATP 3-21.8 ATP 3-21.8 SHARP Training
Dec. 4, 4 p.m. at the Columbus RiverCenter - MCoE Band's annual holiday concert - Admission is free, but tickets are required. Tickets are available at the RiverCenter box office. This event is open to the public.

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National American Indian Heritage

Fort Benning will celebrate National American Indian Heritage Month at 11 a.m. Nov. 18 in Marshall Auditorium, Building 4, McGinnis-Wickam Hall. Chief Lonzado Langley of the Savannah River Band of Euchee (Uchean) Indians, will be the keynote speaker.

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Closure Stone Gate

This Saturday, Nov. 19, the Stone Gate on Benning Blvd. will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., due to a School of Americas Watch demonstration. The ACP on Benning Rd will remain open for traffic coming or going to S. Lumpkin Road, through the NIM and Hotel parking lot.

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Increased Fire Danger Conditions

At locations where the Fire Danger Rating is 3 or above, burning is not advised and burn permits will likely not be issued.

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Facebook Town hall

Join the Fort Benning Garrison Command on their Facebook page to talk about your concerns you might have and receive updates from COL Hilmes and all the Directorates on Fort Benning.

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Lindsey Creek Parkway, both North and South bound lanes, at Upatoi Creek bridge will be closed starting Saturday morning, Sept. 17, and should be reopened Sunday, Sept. 18. This road closure is needed to switch traffic over to the newly constructed bridge and begin removing the other bridge.

Please use alternate routes and maintain safe driving practices in construction zones.

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Ballroom Boxing at Fort Benning, Georgia.

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ATP 3-21.8 Infantry Platoon & Squad Doctrine Supplement

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Airborne Tower lighting

Dec. 9, 5 to 7 p.m.
Santa will be here during the 1st Battalion, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment's annual 250-foot Airborne tower lighting at approximately 6 p.m. Other activities leading up to Santa's arrival will start at 3 p.m., to include opening the 34-foot towers for prospective airborne students to test their wings. This event is open to the public.

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Fort Benning Soldier For Life -Transition Assistance Program
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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
2-Day Course

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Suicide Awareness Month"# BE THERE"
Family Members
Lunch and Learn Suicide Awareness

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Suicide Prevention Awareness Month"# BE THERE"

DATE: 8 September 2016 LOCATION: 30th AG BN (REC), BLDG. 3010
DATE: 8 September 2016 LOCATION: 30th AG BN (REC), BLDG. 3010
DATE: 29 September 2016 LOCATION: McGinnis Wickham Hall, Rm W 139

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24/7 SEXUAL ASSAULT HOTLINE 706-566-7393
Army Family Action Plan

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