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First 4th Generation Paratrooper to Graduate Airborne School

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  By Megan Garcia, Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs FORT BENNING, Ga. (Aug. 16, 2017) – Service members wearing olive-green helmets with black numbers and letters on it line up on several steps as they wait their turn to practice landing techniques after jumping out of an airplane.   In the crowd, one Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet

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Military Police Receive Rare Drug Suppression Training

Police cars parked in front of the Department of Emergency Services. (Photos by Gerald Williams)

By Courtney Woody, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs / Agents of the 3rd Military Police group held drug suppression field training exercises on Fort Benning to promote readiness in law enforcement operations. These 50 soldiers from Forts Campbell, Polk, Benning, Bragg and Leonard Wood provide mission support and function as the Army’s criminal investigation element.  Responsible for the

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The Property Accountability Virtual Playbook

By Capt. Matthew Johnson, QMS Logistics Training Department / Improving Property Accountability In January of 2017, the Quartermaster School, Logistics Training Department began work on an initiative to create a Property Accountability Virtual Playbook (PAVPB); a computer based training resource that promotes property accountability and improves Army Readiness. Army leaders have the responsibility to achieve and sustain Army Readiness, and

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Bradley Master Gunner live fire training exercise

By Shan Ogletree, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs / FORT BENNING, Ga – Bradley Master Gunner students conducted a live fire training exercise at Carmouche Range on Fort Benning.  As part of the Program of Instruction under 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment, students must successfully demonstrate tactical fundamentals in lethal fires and maintenance procedures taught in the classroom.  

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Future Leaders Conduct Live Fire Exercise

  By Courtney Woody, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs / FORT BENNING, Ga – Students from the Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course participated in a live fire training exercise on Gallaway Range in order to master the fundamentals. Communication, movement and marksmanship skills are vital for this phase of the Course.  Sgt. 1st Class Eddie Barba said, ”This

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WHINSEC welcomes Col. Robert F. Alvaro, sixth commandant

   By Lee A. Rials, WHINSEC Public Affairs/   FORT BENNING, Ga. – The Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation bid farewell to Col. Keith W. Anthony and welcomed Col. Robert F. Alvaro as Commandant July 19 in a ceremony in front of Bradley Hall, the Institute’s Headquarters. Brig. Gen. Eugene (Gene) J. LeBoeuf, the Deputy Commanding General and Executive

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