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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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Best of 2016 – Basic trainees tackle Confidence Course

FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Earlier this summer, in June 2016, basic trainees from E Company, 2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, 198th Infantry Brigade, carefully maneuvered as a platoon through several obstacles on the Confidence Course on Sand Hill. The Confidence Course requires the skills to overcome multiple obstacles to include climbing towers, swinging across monkey bars, scaling cargo nets, navigating around barbed wire, etc ... (Cover photo by: Markeith Horace/MCoE PAO Photographer)

FORT BENNING, Ga. — Earlier this summer, in June 2016, basic trainees from E Company, 2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, 198th Infantry Brigade, carefully maneuvered as a platoon through several obstacles on the Confidence Course on Sand Hill. The Confidence Course requires the skills to overcome multiple obstacles to include climbing towers, swinging across monkey bars, scaling cargo nets, navigating

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Soldiers master the fundamentals during live fire buddy exercise

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / Junior enlisted Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment trained in a live fire buddy exercise Aug. 18 at Malone Range. Capt. Charles Smith, C Company commander, 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, said for the exercise that Soldiers would train with the M4 rifle. In the training scenario, two Soldiers moved across a

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World War II veteran praises great-grandson at graduation

World War II veteran, Arnold Lanes Moe, places a patch on great-grandson Hunter Rommes, 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry Regiment, for his basic training graduation. (Photo by Gerald Williams)

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / World War II veteran Arnold Lanes Moe, age 91, greeted his great-grandson Pvt. Hunter Rommes, 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry Regiment, with applause and cheers following Hunter’s graduation from basic training. “It’s nice to have a great-grandson who helps represent all of the values America stands for, as I did, during my time of

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Noncommissioned Officer Symposium spotlights sustained performance

Representatives from a variety of countries attended a briefing on advanced individual training and drill sergeants as part of the ARCENT Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Symposium Aug. 1 in Mcginnis-Wickam hall. (Photos by Lindsay Marchello)

By Lindsay Marchello, Bayonet & Saber “When the Army looks at promoting their best personnel, they’re looking for those personnel who were drill sergeants, recruiters, Ranger instructors and personnel that have gone above and beyond to do a position that is more demanding,” said Sgt. Maj. Chris Smith, operations sergeant major, 198th Infantry Brigade. The Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Symposium

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198th Infantry brigade ceremony recognizes change in leadership

(FORT BENNING, Ga) Maj. Gen. Eric J. Wesley, commanding general, Maneuver Center of Excellence, passes the brigade colors to col. Kelly D. Kendrick, left, as Col. Richard F. Timmons II, righ, relinquishes command of the 198th Infantry Brigade June 28. (Photos by: Patrick A. Albright/MCoE PAO Photographer)

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / Families and friends gathered at Inouye Field June 28 to recognize the accomplishments of outgoing commander Col. Richard F. Timmons II as he relinquished command of the 198th Infantry Brigade to Col. Kelly D. Kendrick. “Col. Timmons is a seasoned, mature and wise commander,” said Maj. Gen. Eric J. Wesley, commanding general of

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198th Inf. Bde. recognizes volunteers

Col. Richard Timmons, the 198th Infantry Brigade commander, along with the 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry Regiment, battalion commander Franklin Baltazar and battalion command Sgt. Maj. Philip Whittington presented the 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry Regiment volunteers Capt. Nyhl Irvin, front left, Debbie Irvin and Staff Sgt. Chad Meeks with volunteer recognition certificates June 15 at the Regimental Chapel on Sand Hill. (Photo by Danielle Davis)

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / The 198th Infantry Brigade honored their selfless volunteers June 15 with a recognition luncheon at the Regimental Chapel on Sand Hill. “There are so many volunteers that don’t want to be recognized. They work so hard every week,” said Chaplain (Maj.) Sang-Joon Won about the 198th Infantry Brigade’s decision to organize the luncheon.

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