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Abrams Master Gunner Training

By Shan Ogletree, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs / (FORT BENNING, Ga.) 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment is home to the Army’s Abrams Master Gunner training. In this Program of Instruction, students are trained in advanced gunnery, weapons systems maintenance, and gunnery training management.   The course begins with three weeks of classroom instructions, covering subjects such as

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MCoE Bids Farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy Metheny

By Shan Ogletree, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs / (FORT BENNING, Ga.) Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy Metheny relinquished authority as the Maneuver Center of Excellence Command Sergeant Major in a Farewell Ceremony at the Benning Club.   It was an opportunity to say good-bye to his friends in the Fort Benning community. “It’s good to see your friends

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Exercising on a hot, humid day can be dangerous, even deadly.

By Shan Ogletree, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs / (FORT BENNING, Ga.)   Exercising on a hot, humid day can be dangerous, even deadly.  As the climate continues to stiffen,  training at Fort Benning becomes even more challenging.   For several years the Maneuver Center of Excellence has scheduled Physical Training runs and foot marches for early morning

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Gen. Perkins Addresses Young Leaders at Fort Benning

By Shan Ogletree, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs / (FORT BENNING, Ga.) General David Perkins visited the maneuver Center of excellence recently to speak to Captains and Lieutenants.  As the commanding general of Army Training and Doctrine Command, he took the opportunity to inform rising leaders about TRADOC. Perkins’ presentation covered the purpose of TRADOC and the Army

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Fort Bliss captures ‘Best Scout Squad’ competition

(FORT BENNING, Ga) – The Maneuver Center hosts a Scouts-in-Action live-fire demonstration to kick off the 2017 Gainey Cup on May 1, 2017, at Red Cloud Range. The live-fire demonstrates the vehicle platforms and lethal capabilities that scout squads bring to the battlefield. (Photos by Markeith Horace/MCoE PAO Photographer)

  By Christopher J. Warner, MCoE Public Affairs FORT BENNING, Ga. – The 2017 Gainey Cup Best Scout Squad competition concluded May 5 after four-days of grueling competition. The top five teams are as follows: 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th Place Team 11 from the Royal Netherlands Army’s 104th Reconnaissance claimed fourth place. 5th Place Team 7 from

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Fort Benning Conducts Scouts-in-Action Live-Fire Demonstration To Kick Off The 2017 Gainey Cup

By Chris Warner, MCoE PAO FORT BENNING, Ga. – The 2017 Gainey Cup kicked off in true Armor fashion with a loud BOOM on May 1, 2017, at Red Cloud Range. For the first time during the competition the Maneuver Center hosted a Scouts-in-Action live-fire demonstration to showcase the vehicle platforms and lethal capabilities Cavalry Scouts bring to the battlefield.

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