Ft. Benning commander attends post's centennial celebration at Columbus Museum

Updated: May. 31, 2018 at 11:14 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Fort Benning's new commander of the Maneuver Center of Excellence celebrated the post's centennial Thursday.

Maj. Gen. Gary Brito attended the opening reception of the Columbus Museum's "Fort Benning at 100" exhibition which celebrates the post's 100th year. The exhibition spotlights history with artifacts and related objects from the museum's permanent collection.

"There is an inseparable bond between Fort Benning and Columbus. It's clear to me the seeds are planted for the next 100 years of prosperity," said Brito.

Everyone was welcome to attend the event. Fort Benning at 100 is sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Jerry B. Newman.

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