Category Archives: Developing Leaders

Fort Benning graduates first gender-integrated Infantry One Station Unit Training

(FORT BENNING, Ga.) – U.S. Army Infantry soldiers-in-training assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, 198th Infantry Brigade, begin their first day of Infantry One Station Unit Training (OSUT) February 10, 2017, on Sand Hill.Some names obscured for personnel security. (Photo by Patrick A. Albright, Maneuver Center Photographer)

By Christopher J. Warner, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs / FORT BENNING, Ga. – Over the last 18-months, the U.S. Army at Fort Benning has trained and graduated its first female Ranger course students, its first female Armor officers, and on Friday the Army graduated its first gender-integrated Infantry One Station Unit Training (OSUT). After 14 challenging weeks of learning

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WHINSEC welcomes new international command sergeant major

Peruvian Army Command Sgt. Maj. William Villacorta inspects the saber May 5 as part of new his role as the WHINSEC international command sergeant major.

By Lee Rials, WHINSEC Public Affairs / FORT BENNING, Ga. – Two “firsts” were achieved May 5 when the first Peruvian Army senior enlisted advisor, William Villacorta, was installed as the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation International command sergeant major during the first Change of Responsibility ceremony at the Institute. Brazilian Army Command Sgt. Maj. Lindomar Tabaczeniski passed the

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Medics become first to complete new Paramedic course on Fort Benning

Shown are students who completed the first Track II Paramedic course sponsored by Southern Union State Community College, Martin Army Community Hospital, and the Fort Benning Army Continuing Education Center. Front row (l-r) Sgt. Sabrina Hernandez, Sgt, Steve Miller, and Spc. Ryan Asca. Back row (l-r) Sgt. Thomas Werner, 1st Sgt. Richard Pike (instructor), Spc. Zachary Koekenberg, and Spc. David Fletcher (Photo courtesy of Fort Benning Army Continuing Education Center)

Submitted by Hillary Bailey, Fort Benning Education Services Office / FORT BENNING, Ga. – In the late Summer 2015, Sgt. 1st Class Jachen Smith, Martin Army Community Hospital, contacted the Fort Benning Education Center about the need for a local Paramedic program. Smith was passionate about having a program that would benefit the Army with highly-skilled Soldiers, and one that would

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2017 Gainey Cup kicks-off May 1 on Fort Benning

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Posted by Fort Benning Public Affairs / FORT BENNING, Ga. – The 2017 William J. (Joe) Gainey Cup, a grueling competition that aims to identify the Army’s Best Scout Squad, gets underway May 1 with events scheduled at various locations across Fort Benning. The four-day competition, hosted by the 316th Cavalry Brigade, pits 24 six-man Cavalry Scout teams competing in back-to-back

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Coast Guard teaches WHINSEC students about maritime drug interdiction

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By Maj. Charon Camarasa, Student, Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation / MIAMI, Fla. – International and U.S. students from the Army Command General Staff College at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation at Fort Benning, Ga., visited the Coast Guard of District 7 in February to learn about maritime drug interdiction procedures. U.S. Coast Guard Commander, Carlos Rodriguez,

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75th Ranger Regiment takes top honors at 2017 Best Ranger Competition

Capt. Michael Rose and Master Sgt. Josh Horsager (pictured center) won the 2017 Best Ranger Competition and display the iconic Colt .45, (M1911) pistol during the award ceremony April 10, 2017 in Marshall Auditorium on Fort Benning. (Photos by: Markeith Horace/MCoE Photographer)

By Keith Boydson, Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs / FORT BENNING, Ga. – After enduring and conquering three-days of intense and grueling competition, the 75th Ranger Regiment team of Capt. Michael Rose and Master Sgt. Josh Horsager captured the 2017 Best Ranger title April 9 over 52 other elite Ranger teams. The team maintained the number one ranking going

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2017 BEST RANGER WINNERS

Posted by Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs Office / FORT BENNING, Ga. – The 2017 Best Ranger winning team is from the 75th Ranger Regiment, Team 35. Congratulations to Capt. Michael Rose and Master Sgt. Josh Horsager. In second place, the 82nd Airborne Division, Team 15. Congratulations to Master Sgt. Chad Stackpole and Staff Sgt. Carlos Mercado. In third place, the

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