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14th Combat Support Hospital to welcome new commander

By Nate Snook, Maneuver Center of Excellence PAO / FORT BENNING, Ga. –Col. Rachele M. Smith took command of the 14th Combat Support Hospital from Col. Cory N. Costello at a change of command ceremony at today at Freedom Hall, here. Smith is a Distinguished Military Graduate from Eastern Illinois University in 1992. Her military education includes the AMEDD Officer

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Welcome Home Soldiers of the 14th Combat Support Hospital

By Nate Snook, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs /  FORT BENNING, Ga. – Approximately 40 Soldiers from the 14th Combat Support Hospital returned yesterday from a nine-month deployment to Kosovo. The 14th CSH provided health service support in the form of curative care, preventive care, essential care, and evacuation to NATO forces operating within the area of operations.

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MCoE Bids Farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy Metheny

By Shan Ogletree, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs / (FORT BENNING, Ga.) Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy Metheny relinquished authority as the Maneuver Center of Excellence Command Sergeant Major in a Farewell Ceremony at the Benning Club.   It was an opportunity to say good-bye to his friends in the Fort Benning community. “It’s good to see your friends

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Changes to the Processing of Soldiers’ Personnel Claims, effective today.

 Submitted By the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, Maneuver Center of Excellence  / FORT BENNING, Ga. The Army has created a new office at Fort Knox to process Soldiers’ claims for personal property losses incident to government service – the Center for Personnel Claims Support (CPCS). These claims are known as personnel claims, and include claims for loss or

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Gen. Perkins Addresses Young Leaders at Fort Benning

By Shan Ogletree, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs / (FORT BENNING, Ga.) General David Perkins visited the maneuver Center of excellence recently to speak to Captains and Lieutenants.  As the commanding general of Army Training and Doctrine Command, he took the opportunity to inform rising leaders about TRADOC. Perkins’ presentation covered the purpose of TRADOC and the Army

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ARMOR GRADUATES FIRST GENDER-INTEGRATED CAVALRY SCOUT ONE STATION UNIT TRAINING

By Nate Snook, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs / (FORT BENNING, Ga.) In the last two years, Fort Benning has been at the forefront of gender integrated training and today was no exception. After 17-weeks of immersive training, Soldiers from 5th Squadron, 15th Cavalry Regiment graduated 162 of the newest Cavalry Scouts, here. Among them are the first

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Fort Benning to host annual Independence Celebration, June 23-24

(FORT BENNING, Ga) Soldiers, family and friends enjoy games, rides, food, music and fireworks at the Annual Independence Day Celebration, June 24, 2016 at York Field. (Photo by Patrick Albright/MCoE PAO Photographer)

By Bridgett Siter, Directorate of Family & Morale, Welfare and Recreation / FORT BENNING, Ga. – I would argue that the annual Independence Day Celebration on Fort Benning is the single greatest event we host each year, although Oktoberfest makes it a close call. I would also argue (and win) that the Independence Celebration, this year scheduled for June 23-24, is the best event

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Fort Benning marks 242nd Army birthday

  Submitted by Fort Benning Public Affairs Office / FORT BENNING, Ga. – Fort Benning celebrated the Army’s 242nd birthday June 14 with an observance and cake-cutting ceremony, allowing Soldiers to take a few moments from their day to reflect on the Army’s distinguished history. Maneuver Center of Excellence Chief of Staff, Col. Andrew Cole, spoke about the importance of

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