Tag Archives: mil-to-mil relations

WHINSEC students learn from visit to FDR’s Little White House

CGSOC student, Mexican army Lt. Col. Pablo Ramirez, leads a group presentation on President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

By Ruben D. Colon, WHINSEC / Students in WHINSEC’s Command and General Staff Officers Course class of ’17 conducted a staff ride to Warm Springs, Georgia, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s home known as the Little White House. The trip helped students understand key aspects of President Roosevelt’s leadership as Commander-in-Chief and his role in establishing social welfare, political stability

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Language no barrier at WHINSEC

Interpreter Ana Brewington speaks the words of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation Assistant Commandant Col. Luis Viera in English to Army South Commanding General, Maj. Gen. K.K. Chinn, and Chinn’s comments in Spanish to Viera during a recent visit to the Institute by the Army South commanding general.

By Lee Rials, WHINSEC Public Affairs / Interpreter Ana Brewington speaks the words of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation Assistant Commandant Col. Luis Viera in English to Army South Commanding General, Maj. Gen. K.K. Chinn, and Chinn’s comments in Spanish to Viera during a recent visit to the Institute by the Army South commanding general. Brewington is one

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MCCC hosts regional discussion on jungle warfare

Maj. Rafael Novaes da Cionceicao, Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation instructor, briefs Maneuver Captain's Career Course students about jungle operations in Brazil Aug. 31 in Derby Auditorium. (Photo by Gerald Williams)

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / Brazilian army representatives gave insight to Soldiers within the Maneuver Captain’s Career Course about jungle operations Aug. 31 in Derby Auditorium. Maj. Rafael Novaes da Cionceicao and Capt. Rodrigo Bezerra de Azevedo, Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation instructors, explained that jungle operations can present a number of difficulties for Soldiers. “With the

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Regional security discussion highlights South China Sea

Officers in the Maneuver Captain's Career Course gather for regional security discussion Aug 17. (Photo by Gerald Williams)

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / As part of a regional security discussion, international representatives visited Fort Benning Aug. 17 to talk about the key factors influencing the South China Sea dispute. “Part of the Maneuver Captain’s Career Course involves discussions on regional security issues across the world,” said Maj. David Gandy, an MCCC small group leader. The purpose

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Australian soldiers practice tank recovery skills using the M88A2 HERCULES

Australian soldiers practice recovery of an overturned tank using the M88A2 HERCULES Aug.4. (Photos by Lindsay Marchello)

By Lindsay Marchello, Bayonet & Saber / Australian Army soldiers got a welcomed opportunity to train with U.S. Soldiers during the week of Aug. 4 on using the M88A2 Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Lift Evacuation System. The M88A2 HERCULES primary purpose is to support the Abrams tank fleet. It is used to recover tanks that are stuck, badly damaged,

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Noncommissioned Officer Academy tour showcases training excellence

The Noncommissioned Officers Academy tour attendees observe a terrain board demonstration Aug. 3 as part of the Army Central Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Symposium. (Photos by Lindsay Marchello)

By Lindsay Marchello, Bayonet & Saber / Attendees of the Army Central Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Symposium spent the morning of Aug. 3 touring the Noncommissioned Officer Academy, which included the Basic Leaders Course and Armor Advanced Leaders Course. Representatives from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, United Arab Emirates and Uzbekistan observed a terrain board demonstration,

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International military student sponsorship builds relationships

International military students and their in-class sponsors discuss cultural differences and similarities before the International Military Student Office presentation July 28 at the Benning Club. (Photo by Lindsay Marchello)

By Lindsay Marchello, Bayonet & Saber / The International Military Student Office ensures that every international Soldier feels welcomed at Fort Benning through the Military Sponsor Program. With this program, the international military students are provided with an in-class sponsor to help them understand the U.S. military training environment and get acclimated with American culture. The responsibilities of an in-class

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UK cadets train with US Soldiers

Cadets from the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps with the Royal Hospital School Combined Cadet Force in the United Kingdom listen to a lesson on avoiding detection in an urban environment July 21 at Lee Field. (Photo by Lindsay Marchello)

By Lindsay Marchello, Bayonet & Saber / Twenty-six Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps cadets, from the Royal Hospital School Combined Cadet Force in the United Kingdom, traveled to Fort Benning to learn combat, surveillance and tactical skills July 10 to 23. The 199th Infantry Brigade Officer Candidate School hosted the cadets and the six RHS CCF adult volunteers. Instead of

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