Fort Benning

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


COVID-19

Fort Benning COVID-19 Information Resource

Recent Updates

August 24,2020

  • Auto Skills Center: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; Closed Sunday - Monday.
  • Drop Zone/After Hours: 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Monday – Friday; 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; Limited gaming stations available.

September 14,2020

  • Bingo: Open Wednesday-Sunday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Closed Monday-Tuesday; Limited capacity. Call 706-544-1964 for pre-payment and registration. Pre-sales available Wednesday-Sunday 9 -11 a.m. Doors open at 12 p.m., sessions begins at 1:30 p.m. Programs, payouts and forms available at benning.armymwr.com/programs/bingo.
  • Bowling & Entertainment Center: Open Sunday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Monday-Thursday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. - 8 p.m., Saturday 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.; Play Zone, birthday party reservations and claw machine are unavailable. Visit our new snack bar, The Checkpoint!
  • Java Café Harmony Church: 6:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Monday - Friday; Closed Saturday and Sunday; Limited dine in seating available. Call 706-626-2971 for takeout orders.
  • Java Café Main Post: 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. Monday - Friday; Closed Saturday and Sunday; NOW OFFERING CURBSIDE PICK-UP! Limited dine in seating available. Call 706-626-0232 for takeout and curbside pick-up orders.
  • Mall Bowling Center: Open Sunday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. - 8 p.m., Saturday 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. Closed Monday; Snack bar is open. Alcohol available for purchase at the front counter. Bar, pool table and claw machine are unavailable.
  • Mall Bowling Snack Bar: Open Sunday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday 11 a.m. -3 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Closed Monday.
  • The Checkpoint Snack Bar - Inside the Family and Entertainment Center: Open Sunday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Thursday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.; OPEN FOR TAKEOUT, CURBSIDE PICK-UP AND LIMITED DINE IN. Delivery available on Fridays and Saturdays with a minimum purchase of $20. Call 706-545-4272 for orders.

September 14,2020

  • Audie Murphy Athletic Center: Open Monday-Friday 5 a.m. -8 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m. -1 p.m. Closed Sunday. OPEN FOR DOD ID cardholders only. Locker rooms unavailable. Masks are required. Guests must wipe down equipment before and after use. First come first serve -once full its one in, one out. Limit: 75
  • Kefurt Fitness Center: Open Monday-Friday 5:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Closed Saturday-Sunday. OPEN FOR DOD ID cardholders only. Locker rooms unavailable. Masks are required. Limited capacity and equipment. Guests must wipe down equipment before and after use. First come first serve - once full its one in, one out. Limit: 75
  • Whittington High Performance Center: Open Monday-Friday 5:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Closed Saturday-Sunday. OPEN FOR DOD ID cardholders only. Locker rooms unavailable. Masks are required. Limited capacity and equipment. Guests must wipe down equipment before and after use. First come first serve - once full its one in, one out. Limit: 75
  • Santiago Fitness Center: Open Monday-Friday 5:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. -5 p.m. Closed Sunday. OPEN FOR DOD ID cardholders only. Locker rooms unavailable. Masks are required. Limited capacity and equipment. Guests must wipe down equipment before and after use. First come first serve - once full its one in, one out. Limit: 35
  • Smiths Fitness Center: Open Monday-Friday 5 a.m. - 8 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 9 a.m. -5 p.m. OPEN FOR DOD ID cardholders only. Locker rooms unavailable. Masks are required. Limited capacity and equipment. Guests must wipe down equipment before and after use. First come first serve - once full its one in, one out. Limit: 120 New touchless scanning system was implemented July 30; action is needed from you. Visit benning.armymwr.com/promos/touchless-sign-system-fitness-centers for more info.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fort Benning ID Card offices are offering the following services on a walk-in basis only:

  • CACs (lost, stolen, inoperable or expire within next 30 days, and pin resets)
  • CACs for DA civilian new hires
  • Initial DEERS enrollments (including newborns)
  • Soldiers who are within 7 days of retirement, and other transitioning Soldiers
  • Dependents who turn 65 and are transitioning to Tricare for Life
  • Full-time students who have turned

Appointments will begin being posted for August 2020 on 20 July 2020 on the DEERS RAPIDS Website located at https://idco.dmdc.osd.mil/idco/#/locator.

Walk-in services will continue through 31 July 2020. However, emergencies will be seen throughout the day on a case by case basis.

Effective 22 JUN 20, the new hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Those who have expired ID Cards will be issued an AUTHORIZED ACCESS CONTROL ID EXTENSION to access the installation, Commissary, and AAFES PX. The document will be used in conjunction with the expired ID card until September 30, 2020.

Also, Tricare will allow patients to be seen with expired ID cards. Patients must provide the sponsor's full social security number and the benefits number that is listed on the back of the Military ID Card.

Information


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
What the U.S. Government is Doing
https://cdc.gov/coronavirus
https://usa.gov/coronavirus
Order to Report COVID-19 Self Quarantine in the Villages of Benning

CAC & Installation ETPs for Identification Card Operations During COVID-19


Additional Procedures for Identification Card Operations for COVID-19
DoD Guide for CAC Certs
Temporary Acceptance of Expired DoD Credentials during COVID-19