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Fort Benning graduates first women Armor officers

Students from the Armor and Infantry Basic Leader courses train for their future careers and develop realistic tactical skills during a combined competitive maneuver exercise at the Fort Benning Good Hope Training Area November 16, 2016. The first 13 women Armor officers graduated Dec. 1 from the Armor Basic Officer Leader Course at Fort Benning. (Photos by: Patrick A. Albright/MCoE PAO Photographer)

  By Keith R. Boydston / Fort Benning Public Affairs FORT BENNING, Ga.—Capping off 19 weeks of intense training on tank platoon weapon systems, combined arms maneuver and security tactics, 65 officers, including the first 13 women, graduated Dec. 1 from the U.S. Army Armor Basic Officer Leader Course at Fort Benning. “Today’s gender-integrated graduation represents an important personal and

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IBOLC and ABOLC students collaborate in combined exercise

Bradleys close in on the Patriot Military Operations in Urban Terrain site in the combined competitive maneuver exercise July 20. (Photos by Gerald Williams)

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / Students from the Infantry and Armor Basic Leaders courses were tasked with the objective of seizing or defending the installation at the Patriot Military Operations in Urban Terrain site July 20. “This collaboration is an important part of the IBOLC and ABOLC curriculum,” said Sgt. 1st Class Tony Martinez, 199th Infantry Brigade. “For

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