Historic Markers Across Georgia



1918 Diamond Jubilee 1993 Camp Benning/Fort Benning (Side 2)



Marker ID: HCC 
Location: Macon and Dixon Roads, Columbus (at site of Hilton)
County: Muscogee
Coordinates: N 32° 28.451    W 084° 57.146
  32.47418333    -84.95243333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM4Q38
1918 Diamond Jubilee 1993 Camp Benning/Fort Benning (Side 2) Marker  



Text:

Fort Benning´s mission has always been to train infantrymen for their task of defending the nation. Fort Benning now located south of Columbus on some 200,000 acres is the free world´s largest infantry training facility. Fort Benning has trained infantrymen who have fought with pride in all the nation´s military involvements for more than half a century. During WWII, the Cold War, the wars in Korea, Vietnam, and Panama, aas well as Desert Storm. Infantry men have fought and died to keep this nation free. This marker honors the infantrymen who have for the past 75 years trained at the home of the Infantry.


Erected by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Carl Patrick Foundation 1993



 

1918 Diamond Jubilee 1993 Camp Benning/Fort Benning (Side 2)


 

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