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WHINSEC participates in Operation Toy Drop, Foreign Wing exchanges

Story and Photos by Lee Rials, Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation  Public Affairs FORT BENNING, Ga. (Dec. 15, 2017) — Soldiers from the US. Army, Allied Partners and the Canadian Army exchanged airborne jump wings and gifts during the 2017 1-507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Toy Drop and Foreign Wing Exchange on Nov. 29-30 at Fort Benning. The Soldiers earned their

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MCoE Holiday Band Concert

Photos by Markeith Horace, Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning Public Affairs The Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Band performed its annual holiday concert at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts in Columbus, Ga. Dec. 14. Cindy Wesley, the wife of the MCoE Commanding General Maj. Gen. Eric J. Wesley, read  “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” to children in attendance

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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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FORSCOM general visits 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade

By Megan Garcia, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs Office FORT BENNING, Ga. (Sept. 20, 2017) – Gen. Robert Abrams, commanding general of the U.S. Army Forces Command, visited the newly established 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade stationed on post, Sept. 15. “Right now in terms of force development in the Army, in terms of how we organize

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Garrison commander pledges full support to community educational success

By Megan Garcia, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs Office FORT BENNING, Ga. (Sept. 20, 2017) – The Fort Benning garrison commander and various Soldiers and civilian employees from post participated in the 2017 Greater Columbus Partners in Education Kick-Off Conference at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center in Columbus, Georgia, on Sept. 15. Established in 1987 as

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Maj. Gen. Eric J. Wesley speaks at Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum

Maj. Gen. Eric J. Wesley, Maneuver Center of Excellence commanding general, addresses attendees at the Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum, Aug. 28, at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center. Founded in 2005, the Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum, hosted by the Leadership Institute at Columbus State University, is the premier leadership event in the region and offers an intimate setting with some

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