Today live reindeer will visit the Villages at the Fort Benning Welcome Center.
Santa's reindeer and their sleigh will make a pit stop on post from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Treats and refreshments will be served. Parents are encouraged to bring their cameras and photograph their children in Santa’s sleigh.
Also, on Friday, beginning at 3 p.m. the 1st Battalion, 507th Parachute Regiment will welcome Santa Claus to the Airborne School for the 18th annual Airborne Tower lighting ceremony on Eubanks Field.
Santa, accompanied by Fort Benning’s command exhibition parachute team, the Silver Wings, will perform a jump onto Eubanks Field at approximately 6 p.m.
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Santa will then be to his chair where he will give out gifts and candy before leading the countdown for the tower lighting. The free event is open to the public.