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Ft Benning thread (Original Post) DashOneBravo Dec 2021 OP
And? Sherman A1 Dec 2021 #1
I'm just putting it in here because the thread DashOneBravo Dec 2021 #2
I'll be glad to see it renamed. I do not have pleasant memories Glorfindel Dec 2021 #3
Was it the heat? Or the humidity? JustABozoOnThisBus Dec 2021 #4
I say just close Fort Polk - it is no longer needed. walkingman Dec 2021 #6
My Dad was posted at Polk. TexLaProgressive Dec 2021 #8
I think it's the humidity DashOneBravo Dec 2021 #7
Who does have fond memories of benning Duncanpup Dec 2021 #11
rename to Fort Clark (Wesley Clark) a great America Soldier and leader. walkingman Dec 2021 #5
It might get confused with Clark Air Base in Philippines, ... JustABozoOnThisBus Dec 2021 #9
It would be very hard for the US to rename Clark AB considering they don't own it. Angleae Dec 2021 #13
Fucking ball melting hot place for a new name in the summer Duncanpup Dec 2021 #10
Let's rename it after the VD drive midget hooker Duncanpup Dec 2021 #12
Was it Lisa? DashOneBravo Dec 2021 #14
I can't remember Duncanpup Dec 2021 #15
😊 DashOneBravo Dec 2021 #16

DashOneBravo

(2,679 posts)
2. I'm just putting it in here because the thread
Sun Dec 5, 2021, 04:36 PM
Dec 2021

In General Discussion go very fast and easy to get missed.

I know some of us don’t check in often.

Glorfindel

(9,821 posts)
3. I'll be glad to see it renamed. I do not have pleasant memories
Sun Dec 5, 2021, 04:46 PM
Dec 2021

of that place, having gone through basic training there in May, June, and July of 1966. Hotter than the hinges of hell. I hope they name it for someone who would be honored for it to bear his or her name.

JustABozoOnThisBus

(23,556 posts)
4. Was it the heat? Or the humidity?
Sun Dec 5, 2021, 05:06 PM
Dec 2021

Jun/Jul 1966, Fort Bliss TX. It hit 100+ many days, but, as they say, it was a dry heat.
Aug/Sep 1966, Fort Polk, LA. It only got into the 90's, but super humid.

Fort Polk is probably on the list to be renamed. Named for Confederate General Leonidis Polk.

TexLaProgressive

(12,205 posts)
8. My Dad was posted at Polk.
Sun Dec 5, 2021, 07:16 PM
Dec 2021

He said it was the arsehole of the army if not the world, and he was a DI at the time. And Leesville was a fistua.

DashOneBravo

(2,679 posts)
7. I think it's the humidity
Sun Dec 5, 2021, 06:51 PM
Dec 2021

My roommate in Jump School was from the LRSU company with the 10th MTN at Ft. Drum.

He hated it.

Duncanpup

(13,330 posts)
11. Who does have fond memories of benning
Mon Dec 6, 2021, 05:00 PM
Dec 2021

Last edited Mon Dec 6, 2021, 05:30 PM - Edit history (1)

You’d have to be a sadistic to loved benning

JustABozoOnThisBus

(23,556 posts)
9. It might get confused with Clark Air Base in Philippines, ...
Mon Dec 6, 2021, 06:14 AM
Dec 2021

... and would get more confused if both are then renamed to "Joint Base Clark". Military seems to favor the "Joint Base" generalizations these days.

Angleae

(4,565 posts)
13. It would be very hard for the US to rename Clark AB considering they don't own it.
Mon Dec 6, 2021, 07:18 PM
Dec 2021

It was transferred back to the Philippines back in 1991.

Duncanpup

(13,330 posts)
12. Let's rename it after the VD drive midget hooker
Mon Dec 6, 2021, 06:13 PM
Dec 2021

That gave three guys I went through osut infantry and airborne school with herpes yet we could name fort benning after her. We was all up at Bragg and yep std these 3 ass clowns dumb fucks they caught medical PCs. No clue on her name 😂

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