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Mobile Ops and surgical training stresses importance of teamwork

Maj. James Nelson, an orthopedic surgeon at Martin Army Community Hospital, instructs Soldiers assigned to the 14th Combat Support Hospital on surgical techniques while in the field.

By Lindsay Marchello, Bayonet & Saber / The 14th Combat Support Hospital and Martin Army Community Hospital teamed up for mobile operating training Sept. 20 – Sept. 22 in front of the old Martin Army Community Hospital. The three days of training covered treating head trauma, orthopedic surgery and dental surgery in a combat environment. Maj. James Nelson, an orthopedic

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Building better Soldiers focus of gold medalist

Maj. Donald Bigham, deputy chief of the MCoE Human Dimension Integration Division, demonstrates the correct way to perform squat exercises.

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / A gold medalist powerlifter has returned to Fort Benning to assist Soldiers with performance enhancement on Fort Benning. For the past two years, Maj. Donald Bigham, currently deputy chief of the Human Dimension Integration Division, previously worked as a head strength coach for the United States Army Physical Fitness School in Fort Jackson,

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Soldiers train under pressure in stress shoot exercise

Infantry Basic Officer Leaders Course students prepare to add weight for a stress shoot to determine how carrying weight influences performance in marksmanship. (Photos by Gerald Williams)

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / Soldiers with the Infantry Basic Officer Leaders Course, 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment, Class 08-16, were put to the test as they performed a stress shoot at Simpson Range Sept. 2. According to Dan Georgia, research staff member for the Institute for Defense Analysis, the purpose of the stress shoot was to determine

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MCCC Soldiers coordinate attack on Selby Village in field training exercise

Soldiers with MCCC class 4-16 prepare to seize the next objective point as part of a field training exercise Aug. 24 at Selby Combined Arms Collective Training Facility.

By Lindsay Marchello, Bayonet & Saber / Soldiers from the Maneuver Captain’s Career Course Class 4-16 engaged in a field training exercise Aug. 24 at Selby Combined Arms Collective Training Facility. The objective of the exercise was for the students to coordinate an attack on Selby Village and seize the buildings from the opposing force with minimal casualties. “The overall

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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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