Fort Benning

U.S. Army Fort Benning and The Maneuver Center of Excellence

Fort Benning Historic Trail Site

Fort Benning Historic Trail

Historical Site 23. Parachute Jump Towers
Built 1941, 42
Eubanks Field

Airborne Training Area -  34 Foot Tower

34 Foot Tower

The US Army Airborne School (1st Battalion, 507th Infantry Regiment) trains students in military parachuting at this and other locations. The 250-foot jump towers have been in mostly continuous use since their construction in 1941 and ‘42. Four were originally built, but one was destroyed in 1954 by a tornado. The field is named in honor of WWII Medal of Honor recipient, SGT Ray E. Eubanks.

250 Foot Jump Tower

250-foot jump towers



Controlled descent Towers

Controlled Descent Tower