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Fort Benning hosts school event for military families

(Source: WTVM) (Source: WTVM)

FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) - Fort Benning just wrapped up its Gear Up for School Event on Friday. 

It took place at the Child Youth and School Services Campus. Families of active duty service members attended Friday's event for free where they enjoyed games, inflatable bounce houses, water activities, refreshments.

 "I think for the kids it's an awesome opportunity, especially to see how the Army takes care of its service members. How it provides to the community, how it lets them see the big picture of the Army, how the Army is a family as a whole,” said Jaview Cortez.

The event also featured a free school supply giveaway.

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