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Residents, Soldiers ‘help the Hooch’ during river cleanup

By Courtney Woody, Maneuver Center of Excellence / Fort Benning Public Affairs FORT BENNING, Ga. (Oct. 16, 2017) – Fort Benning Soldiers and civilians set out to maintain the natural integrity of post waterways with this year’s “Help The Hooch” effort here Thursday. Arranged through the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, this annual effort seeks to remove

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Fort Benning to host annual Independence Celebration, June 23-24

(FORT BENNING, Ga) Soldiers, family and friends enjoy games, rides, food, music and fireworks at the Annual Independence Day Celebration, June 24, 2016 at York Field. (Photo by Patrick Albright/MCoE PAO Photographer)

By Bridgett Siter, Directorate of Family & Morale, Welfare and Recreation / FORT BENNING, Ga. – I would argue that the annual Independence Day Celebration on Fort Benning is the single greatest event we host each year, although Oktoberfest makes it a close call. I would also argue (and win) that the Independence Celebration, this year scheduled for June 23-24, is the best event

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Comedy hour brings laughs, fun to post

Dozens gathered in McGinnis-Wickam Hall's Marshall Auditorium for Fort Benning's Family Advocay Program's comedy hour, which featured comedian Kerri Pomarolli.

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / Comedian, actress and author Kerri Pomarolli took the stage in McGinnis-Wickam Hall’s Marshall Auditorium Sept. 21 for a comedy hour organized by Fort Benning’s Family Advocacy Program. Pomarolli’s no stranger to Fort Benning. Her mother, Barbara Pomarolli, worked on post 52 years ago at Martin Army Community Hospital as a recreation supervisor for

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Soldiers, civilians practice gun safety at 194th Armored Brigade range event

Soldiers from 194th Armored Brigade attended the privately owned weapons safety shoot Sept. 23 at Coursen Range, which features a 300-yard rifle range. (Photo Credit: Patrick A. Albright)

By Desiree Dillehay, Fort Benning Public Affairs / The 194th Armored Brigade held a privately owned weapons safety shoot Sept. 23 at Coursen Range to teach Soldiers, family members and Department of the Army civilians about weapons safety and the Maneuver Center of Excellence POW regulations. “This is an opportunity to get our Soldiers and family members out, give them

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FAP invites comedian to shed light on life, love and work

Family Advocacy Program comedy hour flyer Sept. 21, 2016

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / Fort Benning’s Family Advocacy Program is hosting a comedy hour at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 21 in McGinnis-Wickam Hall’s Marshall Auditorium. Everyone is welcome to attend. Los Angeles based comedian, actress and author Kerri Pomarolli will be performing at the comedy hour. Pomarolli has appeared on television shows such as Good Morning America and

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Recreation is #betteratbenning

Canoes, kayaks and other equipment are available to rent throughout the year at Outdoor Recreation located in Building 1707.

By Bridgett Siter, Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation / The calendar says we should be dragging sweaters from the spare closet and stocking the pantry with hot chocolate. Autumn is just around the corner, they say; fall is in the air. Who are they kidding? The thermostat says its summer, and summer is going nowhere fast. Don’t

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