As part of the garrison's centennial commemoration of the Armistice of World War I, Fort Benning, Georgia, has officially opened a recreation of the training trenches the U.S. Army Infantry School used on post nearly 100 years ago during World War I. The new trench, which the Directorate of Public Works dug out recently, is meant to educate visitors about the post's previous training mission. It is a short walk from a small portion of the original training trenches the post used during WWI. For more information, and to learn about the important role Fort Benning played in training U.S. Army personnel during WWI, visit the WWI Centennial Commission website.
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