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Keeping Fit While Avoiding the Summer Heat

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David Wright, Fort Benning Public Affairs/   FORT BENNING, Ga. – Since the beginning of July, Fort Benning Morale Welfare and Recreation has been offering a full schedule of new fitness classes at Smith Gym open to all Military ID cardholders.   Soldier readiness begins with personal fitness and healthy lifestyle choices. In support of this, the Maneuver Performance Triad

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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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Sergeant Major of the Army Dan Dailey Welcomes Army’s Newest Rangers

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  By Shan Ogletree, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs / FORT BENNING, Ga. – The United States Army welcomed its newest Rangers in a graduation ceremony at Fort Benning on July 14.  After proving worthy of sustaining 61 days of the Army’s toughest training for an average of 19 hours each day, seven days a week, these Rangers are

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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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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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