Fort Benning Graduation Schedule
Graduation dates shown here are subject to change.
Be sure to communicate with your soldier for the most up to date information concerning graduation locations and times
before making travel arrangements.
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for the complete graduation schedule of Fort
Fort Benning General Information
Fort Benning is located in west central Georgia about 12 miles south of
Columbus, Georgia. Click here for more
information on air, bus, and train transportation for Fort Benning.
Fort Benning is a restricted Military base. Due to the restrictions and
security precautions that are in place at Fort Benning you may experience
delays obtaining entry onto the base. Always allow ample time to ensure you
arrive at the graduation ceremony on time.
Visitors of the recruits attending graduation ceremonies that are
traveling by motorcycle must have in their possession a
Motorcycle Safety Foundation Card. Without this card motorcyclists will
NOT be allowed to ride their motorcycle onto Fort Benning.
You need to have the following documents in your possession in order to
obtain a vehicle pass for entrance into Fort Benning:
- Drivers license
- Proof of Insurance
- Vehicle Registration
- Motorcycle Safety Foundation Card (if arriving by motorcycle)
Whether your new soldier may take leave or a pass after the graduation
ceremony is dependent upon their next destination. Please consult your
soldier for further details on leave or passes graduation.
Fort Benning regulations require the wearing of seat belts while
traveling on the base. Regulations prohibit the use of cell phones without a
hands free device. The penalty for using a cell phone without a hands free
device is $50.00 and $25.00 processing fee. No pets are allowed at the
graduation ceremony. The only exception is made for service animals.