Tag Archives: Fort Benning Veterans

552nd Military Police celebrate 50th anniversary with tour

Vietnam veterans and their spouses get a chance to ask questions about military working dogs during the 552nd Military Police 50th anniversary reunion tour Sept. 20.

By Lindsay Marchello, Bayonet & Saber / Vietnam veterans with the 552nd Military Police spent their 50th anniversary with a reunion tour of Fort Benning’s military police facilities, including the working dog kennel Sept. 20. The veterans had the opportunity to talk with military policemen and view military police vehicles and firetrucks. The height of the tour was the working

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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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World War II veteran praises great-grandson at graduation

World War II veteran, Arnold Lanes Moe, places a patch on great-grandson Hunter Rommes, 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry Regiment, for his basic training graduation. (Photo by Gerald Williams)

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / World War II veteran Arnold Lanes Moe, age 91, greeted his great-grandson Pvt. Hunter Rommes, 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry Regiment, with applause and cheers following Hunter’s graduation from basic training. “It’s nice to have a great-grandson who helps represent all of the values America stands for, as I did, during my time of

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Soldier for Life center connects Soldiers with employers

A representative from Marta connects with Soldiers during an information session July 27 at the Soldier for Life Center. (Photos by Lindsay Marchello)

By Lindsay Marchello, Bayonet & Saber / The Soldier for Life center offers Soldiers an opportunity to connect with employers and get transition advice during information sessions every Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Education Center, Building 9230. The Career Skills Program is a major feature of the information sessions. “There are five components to the Career Skills Program. There’s

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