The Fort Benning Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation welcomes you!

Family and MWR hosts programs, services, leisure activities and events designed to enhance the lives of Soldiers, family members and military retirees. Enjoy your visit!

You deserve a vacation, check out what’s open on Labor Day weekend.

Low Country Boil

Enjoy a relaxed evening at the Benning Club’s Low Country Boil, September 17 at 6pm! This beach themed event includes a Martini Bar, a traditional low country boil, live music by Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band, and lawn games (volleyball, bocchi ball, bean bag toss and more). Click here for more details.

Help the Hooch

Help us make Fort Benning beautiful! MWR Outdoor Recreation and the Fort Benning
Environmental Management Division have partnered to host Help the Hooch on October 8.  Volunteers needed to help clean the ponds, creeks and other waterways on Fort Benning. All volunteers will receive supplies such as gloves, trash receptacles, etc. For more information, call 706-545-2752 or click here to register.


It’s Oktofest 4oberfest time! Fort Benning’s favorite fall tradition, returns to Uchee Creek October 23-25. Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy traditional German music including Sonnenschein Express and Yodelers. There’s food, games for all ages, pumpkin patch, hayrides, and a Volksmarch. There is no entry fee for this family event and it is open to the public. Click here for more details.

Calendar of Events

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