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Department of Emergency Services / 706-545-5222/5223

The Fort Benning DES, in Building 215 on Wold Avenue, provides 24-hour force protection, law enforcement, fire protection and community assistance. DES maintains liaison with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies and supports installation contingency operations. For more information, go to www.benning.army.mil/garrison/des.

Red Cross Emergency Communications / 706-545-5194

When a Soldier or military family experiences a crisis, the American Red Cross provides emergency communications 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The Red Cross relays urgent messages to service members anywhere in the world. Red Cross puts military personnel in touch with their families following the death or serious illness of an immediate family member, the birth of a service member’s child or grandchild, or when a family experiences other emergencies. Red Cross information helps commanding officers make decisions regarding emergency leave. To contact the Red Cross, call 877-272-7337 toll free within the continental United States.

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