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Soldiers, civilians practice gun safety at 194th Armored Brigade range event

Soldiers from 194th Armored Brigade attended the privately owned weapons safety shoot Sept. 23 at Coursen Range, which features a 300-yard rifle range. (Photo Credit: Patrick A. Albright)

By Desiree Dillehay, Fort Benning Public Affairs / The 194th Armored Brigade held a privately owned weapons safety shoot Sept. 23 at Coursen Range to teach Soldiers, family members and Department of the Army civilians about weapons safety and the Maneuver Center of Excellence POW regulations. “This is an opportunity to get our Soldiers and family members out, give them

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National PrepareAthon Day to support safety with NOAA promo

Fort Benning Alerts Mass Warning Notification System registration flyer

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / Sept. 30 is the national day of action, National PrepareAthon Day, in which Fort Benning’s Emergency Management Office will team up with WTVM meteorologist Derek Kinkade to promote emergency preparedness from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Main Post Exchange. While at the Exchange, customers can purchase a National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration

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Personal responsibility is at the core of National Preparedness Month

Fort Benning Alerts Mass Warning Notification System registration flyer

By Lindsay Marchello, Bayonet & Saber / National Preparedness Month is in full swing and the theme for the week of Sept. 18 to Sept. 24 is Individual Preparedness, which stresses the importance of taking the necessary steps to prepare for an emergency situation before it occurs. “The most important thing after people have made a plan is to practice

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Emergency alerts keep residents, employees informed

Fort Benning Alerts Mass Warning Notification System registration flyer

By Desiree Dillehay, Fort Benning Public Affairs / September is National Preparedness Month and the Emergency Management Office wants to remind the Fort Benning population to sign up for the Fort Benning Emergency Alerts/Warnings through the AtHoc System. The Fort Benning Alert/Warning System, which sends out notifications through phone, email, text and Twitter, allows military, military dependents, retirees, visiting family,

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Martin Army Hospital prepares for second round of safety inspections

Martin Army Community Hospital at Fort Benning

By Reginald Rogers, Martin Army Community Hospital PAO / Martin Army Community Hospital staff is currently gearing up for an upcoming safety re-enforcement inspection by officials from the Army Safety Health Management System. The inspection, which is set for Oct. 17-21, is to ensure that the staff is up to par on all safety procedures and that they are in

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