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New US Army Infantry School CSM welcomed during ceremony

By Jess Dupree, Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs FORT BENNING, Ga. (Sept. 26, 2017) – The Maneuver Center of Excellence and other members of the Fort Benning community recognized the new U.S. Army Infantry School (USAIS) command sergeant major Friday during a change of responsibility ceremony at McGinnis-Wickam Hall. Command Sgt. Maj. Martin S. Celestine assumed responsibility from outgoing

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Blanchard Forum Welcomes a Host of Leadership Giants

By Courtney Woody, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs /
The 12th Annual Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum hosted by Columbus State University invited acclaimed authors, captains of industry and military leaders to share their insights. Major General Eric J. Wesley shared his reflections on situational leadership and how leaders are made.
Full presentation can be seen at https://vimeo.com/231595267

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Combat Vehicle Modernization Strategy Summit

 By Courtney Woody, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs / FORT BENNING, Ga – Fort Benning’s Digital Multi-Purpose Range Complex hosted a maneuver live fire demonstration of robotics and autonomous systems, as part of the Combat Vehicle Modernization Strategy Summit. Senior Army leaders gathered with engineers and scientists to discuss how developments like these align capabilities and technologies with the

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Army’s First 4th Generation Paratrooper Graduates (Video)

Following a family tradition that spans the entirety of US Army Airborne training, Cadet Meghan Copenhaver became the very first 4th generation Paratrooper upon her graduation. The tradition began when her great-grandfather Col. John Hughes earned his wings in 1942 and later jumped at Normandy during WWII.   Fort the full photo gallery of the graduation, go to: http://www.fortbenningphotos.com/Infantry-Brigades/Airborne-Ranger-Training-Briga/Airborne-School/2017-08-18-1507th-PIR-Airborne-Graduation-Class-30-17/i-QJTHfKv  

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First 4th Generation Paratrooper to Graduate Airborne School

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  By Megan Garcia, Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs FORT BENNING, Ga. (Aug. 16, 2017) – Service members wearing olive-green helmets with black numbers and letters on it line up on several steps as they wait their turn to practice landing techniques after jumping out of an airplane.   In the crowd, one Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet

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