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Recreation is #betteratbenning

Canoes, kayaks and other equipment are available to rent throughout the year at Outdoor Recreation located in Building 1707.

By Bridgett Siter, Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation / The calendar says we should be dragging sweaters from the spare closet and stocking the pantry with hot chocolate. Autumn is just around the corner, they say; fall is in the air. Who are they kidding? The thermostat says its summer, and summer is going nowhere fast. Don’t

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Auburn High School students preserve veterans’ stories through class project

Auburn High School studentsinterview Vietnam veteran Jim McGriff and his wife for a history project that documents veterans' stories.

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / Every one has a story. In 2014, Dr. Blake Busbin, an 11th-grade Advanced Placement U.S. History teacher at Auburn High School in Auburn, Alabama, created an oral history project so that his students could document the stories of military veterans. “The initial goal of the project was to be able to preserve the

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107-year-old visits Riverside, once home to her childhood friends

Caroline Howard, a 107-year-old who once played at Riverside as a little girl, reminisces about her time there during a tour of the home Aug. 13. (Photos by Patrick A Albright/ MCoE PAO Photographer)

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / Long before the commanding generals of the Maneuver Center of Excellence called Riverside home, Caroline Howard played there with her childhood friends, the daughters of Arthur Bussey, the original owner. Born in 1909, the 107-year-old visited Fort Benning Aug. 13 to tour the commanding general’s home and reminisce on days long past. Retired

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Senior leaders gain insight on post services

Senior leaders listen as Lt. Col. David Heatley, the Australian Liaison Officer, explains the role of Foreign Liaison Officers at Fort Benning during the Maneuver Senior Leaders and Spouses Orientation Course Aug. 15 in Fenty Classroom. (photos by Lindsay Marchello)

By Lindsay Marchello, Bayonet & Saber / Senior leaders and their spouses had the opportunity to learn about the many different components of Fort Benning during the Maneuver Senior Leader and Spouses Orientation Course Aug. 15 in Fenty Classroom. The course covered some of the departments under the Maneuver Center of Excellence, including the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate

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