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2017 Best Ranger Competition – Day One

UPDATED by MCoE PAO as of 8:45 a.m., April 9, 2017 – after Night Land Navigation More 2017 Best Ranger Competition photos are available at https://www.fortbenningphotos.com Download and/or print your own 2017 Best Ranger Competition information and Media Guide at: http://www.benning.army.mil/BRC_Info/ Current Top Three BRC Teams 1st Place – 75th Ranger Regiment MSG Horsager CPT Rose 2nd Place – 82nd Airborne Division

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Women’s History Month – Army Reserve NCO earns top honors at Drill Sergeant Academy

Staff Sgt. Briana Popp, an Army Reservist, accepts her drill sergeant hat from drill sergeant instructor, Sgt. 1st Class Tayna Polk, during a March 8 graduation ceremony at Fort Jackson, S.C. Popp earned the titles of Iron Female and Distinguished Honor Graduate and will be a drill sergeant with 3-518th, 2nd Brigade, 98th Training Division (Initial Entry Training), an Army Reserve division headquartered at Fort Benning, Ga. As a civilian, Popp is a surgical tech at Jack Houston Memorial hospital.

By Maj. Michelle Lunato, 98th Training Division (IET) Public Affairs Officer / FORT JACKSON, S.C. –  Earning the title of drill sergeant is a highlight not all Soldiers can achieve. However, Staff Sgt. Briana Popp, an Army Reservist, did just that and more. After completing the challenging nine-week drill sergeant course at the Drill Sergeant Academy, Popp, earned her drill

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Best of 2016 – National Guard team captures Best Ranger title

National Guard Team wins 2016 Best Ranger competition

FORT BENNING, Ga. — Fifty teams of two paired up to test their teamwork and Ranger skills April 15-17 during the annual Best Ranger Competition held on Fort Benning. The three-day, 60-hour competition tested every mental and physical fabric of the Ranger competitiors. For the first time in the 33-year history of the event, a National Guard team captured the

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Leadership forum provides opportunities to mentor, network

(FORT BENNING, Ga) Fort Benning sponsored the first Women’s Leadership and Mentorship Forum, October 3, 2016 in McGinnis-Wickam Hall. (Photos by: Markeith Horace/MCoE PAO Photographer)

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / FORT BENNING, Ga., (Oct. 5, 2016) — The Maneuver Center of Excellence held its first Women’s Leadership and Mentorship Forum Oct. 3 in McGinnis-Wickam Hall. Col. David Fivecoat, the director of the Directorate of Training and Doctrine, created the Women’s Leadership and Mentorship Forum to encourage mentoring, share leadership ideas and to provide a

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