Fort Benning was built October 1918 and is still in use by the United States Army. It is an army post located in Columbus Georgia USA. You will daily find over 120000 people at this base which covers 182000 acres. Originally Fort Benning was used for basic training of WW1 troops and currently has an infantry school.
Paratroopers are trained at this facility as well and it has drop towers of 249 feet to train for parachuting. The school is currently home to both the army's parachuting and infantry schools. The school has also been used for other purposes such as training soldiers and policement from Latin America.
There are 4 main posts within the base. They include Harmony Church, Kelley Hill, Main Post, and Sand Hill. The school was named after Brigadier General Henry L. Benning.