Category Archives: Future Maneuver

First 4th Generation Paratrooper to Graduate Airborne School

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  By Megan Garcia, Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs FORT BENNING, Ga. (Aug. 16, 2017) – Service members wearing olive-green helmets with black numbers and letters on it line up on several steps as they wait their turn to practice landing techniques after jumping out of an airplane.   In the crowd, one Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet

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1-29 holds change of responsibility at National Infantry Museum

FORT BENNING, Ga. (Aug. 15, 2017) – The 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment, held a change of responsibility at the National Infantry Museum here Aug. 14. During the ceremony Command Sgt. Maj. Roberto H. Alvarez relinquished responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Michael D. Sanchez. Lt. Col. John P. Carson, commander of the battalion, hosted the event. “Everything he does, everything

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Senator David Perdue Leads Bipartisan Effort To Protect Purple Heart Medals

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) led a bipartisan group of senators including, Senators Tom Udall (D-NM), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Susan Collins (R-ME), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), and Luther Strange (R-AL) to take action protecting the Purple Heart medal and stop second-hand dealers from profiting off of the sacrifices of America’s war heroes. The Senate passed this protection

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Bradley Master Gunner live fire training exercise

By Shan Ogletree, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs / FORT BENNING, Ga – Bradley Master Gunner students conducted a live fire training exercise at Carmouche Range on Fort Benning.  As part of the Program of Instruction under 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment, students must successfully demonstrate tactical fundamentals in lethal fires and maintenance procedures taught in the classroom.  

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Future Leaders Conduct Live Fire Exercise

  By Courtney Woody, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs / FORT BENNING, Ga – Students from the Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course participated in a live fire training exercise on Gallaway Range in order to master the fundamentals. Communication, movement and marksmanship skills are vital for this phase of the Course.  Sgt. 1st Class Eddie Barba said, ”This

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Secretary of the Army presents award to Benning Soldier

Submitted by Directorate of Training and Doctrine, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence / (FORT BENNING, Ga.) Each year the Secretary of the Army presents awards for improving publications.  There are four types of awards presented each year. Among those recipients is Sgt 1st Class Ashley Hess. Hess is a training developer-writer for Weapons and Gunnery Branch, Directorate of Training and

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CSA discusses impact of technology at Military Invention Day

WASHINGTON (Army News Service) — Not everyone realizes that many components of today’s smartphones originated as defense technology, said Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, during the Smithsonian’s 2017 Military Invention Day, Saturday. Inventors, scientists and engineers representing the Army, and other services, branches had the opportunity to demonstrate their cutting-edge technology at the National Museum

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