Category Archives: Maneuver Warfighter Conference

Infantry community to honor 2017 Doughboy awardees

By Megan Garcia, Maneuver Center of Excellence / Fort Benning Public Affairs Office   FORT BENNING, Ga. (Sept. 8, 2017) – Service members, family members, and friends are scheduled to gather Sept. 12 at the National Infantry Museum at  Fort Benning, Georgia, during a dinner and ceremony to honor the two newest recipients of the Doughboy Award: retired Gen. William

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Soldiers experiment with new sight system for M3 Carl Gustaf

A small mushroom cloud forms from a tank after being hit by an M3 Carl Gustaf projectile Sept. 14 at Patton Range.

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment, in conjunction with the 75th Ranger Regiment and the Maneuver Center of Excellence Maneuver Battle Lab, experimented with a new sight system for the M3 Carl Gustaf recoilless rifle at Patton Range Sept. 14. “This Aimpoint Fire Control System 12 has a ballistic computer built into

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National Infantry Association presents 2016 Doughboy Awards

(FORT BENNING, Ga) MG Wesley, BG Jones, Army personnel, civilians, and guests attend the 2016 Doughboy Award Ceremony Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at the National Infantry Museum. Mr. Ben F. Williams, Jr, CSM ( R ) Kenneth J, “Rock” Merritt and Gen. ( R ) David Bramlett were honored with the award. (Photo by: Patrick A. Albright/MCoE PAO Photographer)

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / The 2016 Doughboy Award dinner was held Sept. 13 at the National Infantry Museum. Retired Gen. David Bramlett, retired Command Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Merritt and Ben E. Williams Jr. were the recipients of this year’s award. Since 1980, the National Infantry Association has presented select individuals with the Doughboy Award for their outstanding

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Maneuver Warfighter Conference tackles competitors

Maneuver Conference Day one Speakers and Vendors (Photo by: Patrick A. Albright/MCoE PAO Photographer)

By Lindsay Marchello, Bayonet & Saber / The Maneuver Warfighter Conference ran from Sept. 14-16 in McGinnis-Wickam Hall with this year’s theme, Future Maneuver, focusing on near-peer competitors for the U.S. Army. The three-day conference included briefings, discussions and presentations addressing current and future issues affecting the warfighting capability, training and lethality of the maneuver force. “We understand after several

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OCOI honors 2016 Doughboy Award recipients

(FORT BENNING, Ga) MG Wesley, BG Jones, Army personnel, civilians, and guests attend the 2016 Doughboy Award Ceremony Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at the National Infantry Museum. Mr. Ben F. Williams, Jr, CSM ( R ) Kenneth J, “Rock” Merritt and Gen. ( R ) David Bramlett were honored with the award. (Photo by: Patrick A. Albright/MCoE PAO Photographer)

Maj. Gen. Eric J. Wesley, the Maneuver Center of Excellence commanding general, Brig. Gen Jones, the U.S. Army Infantry School commandant, Army personnel, civilians and guests attended the 2016 Doughboy Award Ceremony Sept. 14 at the National Infantry Museum. Mr. Ben F. Williams Jr., retired Command Sgt. Maj. Kenneth J. “Rock” Merritt and retired Gen. David A. Bramlett were honored

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2016 Maneuver Warfighter Conference kicks off

Maneuver Conference Day one Speakers and Vendors (Photo by: Patrick A. Albright/MCoE PAO Photographer)

Maj. Gen. Eric J. Wesley, commanding general of the Maneuver Center of Excellence, kicks off the 2016 Maneuver Warfighter Conference Sept. 14. The #ManWarCon is an opportunity for the Maneuver Center to provide a comprehensive forum (active duty, National Guard, Reserve, civilian, contractor, retired military, special operations, joint, and multi-national) to address current and future issues affecting the warfighting capability,

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