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Senior military leaders honor Gold Star Families during GWOT Memorial Breakfast

By Megan Garcia, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs Fort Benning, Ga. (Oct. 17, 2017) – Patriot Guard Riders and Columbus Police Department motorcycles filled the air with sounds of rumbles and sirens. This was the signal to the crowd of service members and civilians outside the National Infantry Museum that important people were on their way. These

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New memorial at National Infantry Museum honors GWOT veterans

By Jess Dupree, Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs COLUMBUS, Ga. (Oct. 17, 2017) – The National Infantry Museum hosted service members and veterans to dedicate the first Global War on Terrorism memorial here during a ceremony at the museum yesterday. The ceremony included guest speakers who served in the war, including Maj. Gen. Eric Wesley, the commanding general of the Maneuver

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Panama Police cadets say Fort Benning, WHINSEC, a highlight of their two-nation tour

By MAJ Mark Breugem, WHINSEC Simulations Seventy-six Panamanian Police Cadets enjoyed a couple of days at the Maneuver Center of Excellence while they were touring the U.S. and Canada for their 23-day broadening experience. Because Panama has been a part of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC) since it opened, an Institute officer, Major Mark Breugem, was selected as

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Fort Benning,Columbus to kick-off Centennial Celebration

FORT BENNING, Ga. (Oct. 6, 2017) – The City of Columbus, Georgia, in conjunction with Fort Benning are scheduled to hold a Centennial Kick-Off Ceremony at 1 p.m., Oct. 12 at the round-a-bout behind the City Service Center in Columbus. The event begins a yearlong celebration commemorating the establishment of Camp Benning, which was eventually named Fort Benning. Camp Benning

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926th Preventive Medicine Detachment to provide preventive medicine, force health protection in Puerto Rico

By Megan Garcia and Jessica Dupree, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs FORT BENNING, Ga. (Oct. 2, 2017) – Soldiers from the 926th Preventive Medicine Detachment stationed on post flew from Fort Benning on Oct. 2 in support of the Department of Defense’s top priority to provide life-saving and life-sustaining support to those affected by Hurricane Maria in

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Fort Benning, Maneuver Center of Excellence celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

By Jess Dupree, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs Office FORT BENNING, Ga. (Sept. 26, 2017) – Members of the Fort Benning community gathered at McGinnis-Wickam Hall to celebrate Hispanic American culture and contributions during a recognition event Friday. The United States recognizes National Hispanic American Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 every year. According to

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