Parachute Jump Towers - Fort Benning

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Official Army Parachute Jump
Paratroopers
national Airborne Day Special
250 ft, Tower- Fort Benning Airborne School Jump Towers
Fort Benning Historic Trail 23

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Geographical Address

State
Duty Station (or best approximation)
Public Address
Fort Benning, Chattahoochee County, Georgia, 31905, United States
Postal Code
31905
latitude
32.36
longitude
84.97

Contact Info

COMM
+1 706-545-4874
Operating Hours
Always Open

Business Info

Operating Hours
  • Mon 12:00 am - 12:00 am
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed Closed now
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
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Historical Site 23. Parachute Jump Towers Built 1941, 42 Eubanks Field


Airborne Training Area -  34 Foot Tower

34 Foot Tower

The US Army Airborne School (1st Battalion, 507th Infantry Regiment) trains students in military parachuting at this and other locations. The 250-foot jump towers have been in mostly continuous use since their construction in 1941 and ‘42. Four were originally built, but one was destroyed in 1954 by a tornado. The field is named in honor of WWII Medal of Honor recipient, SGT Ray E. Eubanks.

250 Foot Jump Tower

250-foot jump towers

Windcharger

Wincharger

Controlled descent Towers

Controlled Descent Tower

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