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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.

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Santa at Riverside

Dec. 8, 2016, 5 - 8 p.m. Santa pays a visit every year during December to Riverside, the home of Fort Benning’s commanding general.

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Riverside Concert on the Lawn

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 from 1600-1900

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34th Annual David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition

The Best Ranger Competition 2017, is the 34th anniversary of this grueling competition, starring the best soldiers of the world, our United States Army, RANGERS! The Best Ranger Competition was started in 1982 after Dick Leandri found a way to honor his personal friend, Lieutenant General David E. Grange, Jr.

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Remodeled Visitor Control Center to Open

The newly renovated MCoE Visitor Control Center at the I-185 Access Control Point is open 24/7, to include holidays. All Contractors will continue to receive short term Contractor passes at the Harmony Church Visitor Control Center, Monday - Friday 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. All Automated Installation Entry (AIE) Cards, Badges and long term passes are issued at the Contractor Badging Office (Building 19) 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays. For additional information, see the Installation Access Control webpage at

Due to a system wide network issue the DEERS/ID Card office is unable to issue or process anything to do with Common Access Cards (CAC). However, Dependent ID Cards can still be issued and renewed.

It is unknown at this time when the system will be back up. We will announce once it is back operational.

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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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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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Custer Road will be closed to traffic from Benning Road to Craig Drive from 1:15 - 3 p.m. Friday, February 18, in order to allow for bus traffic to and from Fort Benning Main Post Cemetery. All traffic, except for authorized vehicles, will be prohibited in this area during the graveside services in honor of (retired) Lt. Gen. Hal Moore. Times may vary.

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ATP 3-21.8 Infantry Platoon & Squad Doctrine Supplement
Version 2 - 01 May 2017

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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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The Department of Behavioral Health at Martin Army Community Hospital Hosts

Speaker: Herschel Walker
March 14, 2017

McGinnis-Wickham Hall, Marshall Auditorium
Presentation: 1100-1215
Questions: 1215-1245
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Free Tax Preparation and Filing at the Fort Benning Tax Center

Open January 30, 2017
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2017 National Prayer Breakfast

Thursday, 4 May 2017
Benning Club
0730 - 0900

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Join the MCoE HQ Donovan Research Library Staff
for a celebration of National Library Week & OPEN HOUSE
Thursday 13 APRIL 2017
1:00 – 3:00

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Beyond the Books
With Dr. Douglas Campbell, CATD History Instructor
Thursday, 20 April 2017 at 11:30
MCoE HQ Donovan Research Library Building 70

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Civilian Suicide Awareness Training

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Ask, Care, Escort-Suicide Intervention Train the Trainer (ACE-SI)

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