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 outgoingRead more
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Story and photos by Megan Garcia, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs FORT BENNING, Ga. (Sept. 14, 2017) –Since 1965, 81-year-old Al Whitney has made it his personal goal to save lives one unit of blood at a time. “One day, I just heard a voice that said, ‘Al, you can do more,’” said Whitney, a native ofRead more
Making and rehearsing an emergency plan can save precious time in the moments after a crisis arises.Read more
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
In celebration of Women’s Equality Day, Fort Benning held an event on Main Post to commemorate the history and importance of women’s suffrage.
Photo gallery: http://www.fortbenningphotos.com/Ceremonies-and-Events/Historic-or-Significant-Events/2017-08-24-Womens-Equality-Day/i-dLBs6f2
The Maneuver Center of Excellence hosted its annual Maneuver Senior Leader Orientation Course here Monday and Tuesday to give commanders, deputies, executive officers, and their spouses a general grounding of the center, its efforts, and its intricacies.Read more
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 theRead more
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-QJTHfKvRead more
Students from multiple armor and infantry units participate in a basic officer leadership exercise using competitive maneuvers to reach an objective. The goal of operations like these create adaptable officers ready to take command in their respective units.Read more
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 cadetRead more