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Frequently Asked Questions

Families are authorized to visit during non-duty or training hours. Families may not reside in the barracks, and there is no relocation assistance or travel expenses covered for family members that travel to Fort Benning to visit.

Students will report to DCC, 6551 Towle Drive (Building 83), Fort Benning, GA 31905. Refer to your welcome packet for a map of main post. You must report on the date your orders specify. If you will not arrive prior to 1200, ensure you contact one of the DCC points of contact provided in your welcome packet.

You will live in the barracks as assigned by the cadre. Students that have Fort Benning as their permanent duty station may make other housing arrangements on a case-by-case basis.

Refer to the packing list provided under the "Reporting" section of the DCC website.

  1. Report to DCC in shape! You should be able to pass the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) with a minimum of 60 points in each graded event.
  2. Study FM 6-22 (ARMY LEADERSHIP: COMPETENT, CONFIDENT, AND AGILE) and FM 3-21.75 (THE WARRIOR ETHOS AND SOLDIER COMBAT SKILLS)
  3. Buy a good pair of running shoes
  4. Have a good pair of boots, ensure they are broken in.

Refer to Uniforms / Packing List under the "Reporting" section of the DCC website.

There is a cadre chain of command including the Commander, First Sergeant, Executive Officer, Platoon Mentors, Platoon Trainers, and civilian support staff. A student chain of command is appointed that operates parallel to the cadre chain of command.

Example:

1LT Jane Doe
E/3-11 IN Regt (DCC)
6510 McVeigh Drive, Bldg 76
Fort Benning, GA 31905