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Soldiers train under pressure in stress shoot exercise

Infantry Basic Officer Leaders Course students prepare to add weight for a stress shoot to determine how carrying weight influences performance in marksmanship. (Photos by Gerald Williams)

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / Soldiers with the Infantry Basic Officer Leaders Course, 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment, Class 08-16, were put to the test as they performed a stress shoot at Simpson Range Sept. 2. According to Dan Georgia, research staff member for the Institute for Defense Analysis, the purpose of the stress shoot was to determine

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Omega-3 study aims to improve cognitive processes in Soldiers

Second lieutenants assigned to the 199th Brigade's Infantry Basic Officer Leader's Course exit a Stryker during a field training exercise here at Fort Benning.

By Desiree Dillehay, Fort Benning Public Affairs / Second lieutenants entering Infantry Basic Officer Leaders Course at Fort Benning can now participate in a study that will determine if omega-3 supplementation improves cognitive processes in high-performing warfighters. The Ranger Resilience and Improved Performance on Phospholipid bound Omega-3’s study, conducted by the Medical University of South Carolina, is a voluntary, double-blind

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IBOLC and ABOLC students collaborate in combined exercise

Bradleys close in on the Patriot Military Operations in Urban Terrain site in the combined competitive maneuver exercise July 20. (Photos by Gerald Williams)

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / Students from the Infantry and Armor Basic Leaders courses were tasked with the objective of seizing or defending the installation at the Patriot Military Operations in Urban Terrain site July 20. “This collaboration is an important part of the IBOLC and ABOLC curriculum,” said Sgt. 1st Class Tony Martinez, 199th Infantry Brigade. “For

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Students coordinate successful attack on Selby Hill village

A Soldier provides cover fire for his squad while they move to seize and occupy an enemy building July 14 at Selby Hill village. (Photos by Gerald Williams)

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / Second lieutenants in the Infantry Basic Officer Leaders Course successfully coordinated an attack on Selby Hill village July 14 during week 15 of their 17-week training curriculum. According to 2nd Lt. Joseph Van Essche, a student in the class, the exercise objectives were to quickly and efficiently clear three buildings in the surrounding

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