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Military Police celebrate 75th anniversary, honor fallen

The 209th Military Police Detachment grilled burgers, hot dogs and sausages Sept. 23 to celebrate the MP Corps' 75th anniversary.

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / The 209th Military Police Detachment celebrated the MP Corps 75th anniversary Sept. 23 on Fort Benning with food, floats for children and other games. Capt. Benjamin North, Commander of the 209th Military Police Detachment, said the event also featured a working dog demonstration and police cars for kids to check out. “The family

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US Army Infantry School welcomes new senior enlisted leader

U.S. Army Infantry School Command Sgt. Maj. Wilbert E. Engram Jr. relinquishes responsibilities as the Infantry School command sergeant major to Command Sgt. Maj. John A. Brady during a ceremony Sept. 19 in Derby Auditorium, McGinnis-Wickam Hall. (Photo by: Patrick A. Albright/MCoE PAO Photographer)

By Lindsay Marchello, Bayonet & Saber / The U.S. Army Infantry School held a change of responsibility ceremony Sept. 19 in Derby Auditorium. Command Sgt. Maj. Wilbert Engram relinquished responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. John Brady. Brig. Gen. Peter Jones, the Infantry School commandant, reflected on the accomplishments of Engram. “Engram has honorably and expertly served not only me but

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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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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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WHINSEC’s Alpha Company changes command

Capt. Jose Elizabeth accepts the Alpha Company guidon from the acting commandant Lt. Col. Fernando Montoya, while 1st Sgt. Ponce Palomino stands ready to return the guidon to the company headquarters during a change of command Sept. 9 at the Institute.

By Lee Rials, WHINSEC Public Affairs / U.S. Army Capt. José Elizabeth accepted the responsibility of commanding the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation’s Alpha Company from U.S. Army Capt. Adriana Karmann Sept. 9 in a ceremony at the Institute. Alpha Company has the responsibility of handling all the administrative and logistics requirements for as many as 2,000 students from

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1207th US Army Hospital cases colors during deactivation ceremony

Col. Jennifer Marrast-Host and Col. Robert Campbell led the deactivation ceremony and casing of the colors for the 1207th United States Army Hospital Sept. 10 at Brave Riffles Parade Field. (Photos by: Patrick A. Albright/MCoE PAO Photographer)

By Lindsay Marchello, Bayonet & Saber / 1207th U.S. Army Hospital, a Reserve unit located at Fort Benning, cased their colors Sept. 10 at Brave Rifles Parade Field, signifying the unit’s deactivation. Col. Robert Campbell, the 7459th medical backfield battalion commander, Col. Jennifer Marrast-Host, the 1207th USAH battalion commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Moss, the 1207th USAH command sergeant

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