Ft. Benning to require masks to be worn by all

State of Fort Benning address vaccinations amongst soldiers
State of Fort Benning address vaccinations amongst soldiers(Source: WTVM)
Published: Jul. 30, 2021 at 9:35 PM EDT
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FORT BENNING, Ga. (WTVM) - Ft. Benning has updated their mask requirement. Ft. Benning officials released a statement Friday.

As of 5 p.m. on July 30, all soldiers, Army civilians, family members, contractors, visitors and all other individuals on Fort Benning property and facilities will be required to wear Department of Defense compliant face coverings when indoors and when they cannot maintain six feet of social distance in outdoor areas.

Face masks are required for all attendees at all times at open graduations and Turning Blue ceremonies. Units will ensure masks are worn and will also have extra face masks on-hand for guests who may need one.

No graduation or Turning Blue ceremony will be at more than 60-percent capacity.

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