Santa to visit elementary school in an armored vehicle

Press Release

FORT BENNING, GA - Santa will travel in his Stryker armored combat vehicle to Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School Dec. 17 at 7:30 a.m. to hand out more than 500 teddy bears to the students.

Law officers from the Chattahoochee County Sheriff's Department will escort Santa.  Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment, 199th Infantry Brigade will be there to hand out pencils, erasers and other school items.

The unit's Soldiers volunteer at the school through Partners in Education.  The teddy bears were donated by a post organization.

The school is located at 350 Thirtieth Avenue in Columbus, GA.

Source: Fort Benning Office of Public Affairs