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Atlanta Falcons hold 9/11 pregame memorial, honor 15th anniversary

Soldiers from Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 54th Infantry Regiment, unfurl the American flag during the singing of the national anthem. (Photos by Capt. Ken Woods)

By Capt. Ken Woods, Fort Benning Public Affairs / On the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Atlanta Falcons opened their NFL season at the Georgia Dome against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with a special pregame ceremony honoring those who lost their lives, the military members and first responders who rose up and the family members of

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Atlanta Falcons host military appreciation day at training camp

Football presented to Fort Benning on Atlanta Falcons Military Appreciation Day Aug 14., 2016. (Photo by Capt. Ken Woods, MCoE photographer)

By Capt. Ken Woods, Fort Benning Public Affairs / The Atlanta Falcons hosted a military appreciation day at their training facility in Flowery Branch, Georgia, Aug. 14 in a continuation of Fort Benning’s community outreach and the NFL’s salute to service military outreach. The event, which was open to all active, reserve or retired members of the military and their

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Atlanta Falcons Team With Fort Benning To Show Military Appreciation

Falcons fans gather together during Military Appreciation Day Aug. 14 at Flowery Branch. (Photo by Capt. Ken Woods, MCoE photographer)

The Atlanta Falcons teamed up with Fort Benning for a Military Appreciation Day practice Aug. 14 at Flowery Branch where service members were invited to an open practice, which included the Maneuver Center of Excellence Army Band and a jump by the famous Silver Wings parachute team. To read more about the event, check out this article by Capt. Ken

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Human performance optimizes the future force

Sand Hill trainees negotiate a confidence course designed to physically and mentally challenge them as individuals and a team. (Photo by Markeith Horace / MCoE PAO Photographer)

Desiree Dillehay, Fort Benning Public Affairs / “For both professional football players and professional Soldiers, performance matters,” said Lt. Col. Gregory Burbelo, human dimension lead and executive officer for the Maneuver Center of Excellence Directorate of Training and Doctrine. Fort Benning leadership is working on a partnership with the Atlanta Falcons that will benefit both organizations and focus on four

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