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Senior military leaders honor Gold Star Families during GWOT Memorial Breakfast

By Megan Garcia, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs Fort Benning, Ga. (Oct. 17, 2017) – Patriot Guard Riders and Columbus Police Department motorcycles filled the air with sounds of rumbles and sirens. This was the signal to the crowd of service members and civilians outside the National Infantry Museum that important people were on their way. These

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New memorial at National Infantry Museum honors GWOT veterans

By Jess Dupree, Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs COLUMBUS, Ga. (Oct. 17, 2017) – The National Infantry Museum hosted service members and veterans to dedicate the first Global War on Terrorism memorial here during a ceremony at the museum yesterday. The ceremony included guest speakers who served in the war, including Maj. Gen. Eric Wesley, the commanding general of the Maneuver

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National Infantry Museum hosts Seventh Annual Soldier Marathon

By Benning TV, Fort Benning & MCoE PAO /   Fort Benning, Ga. (Nov. 12) – Soldiers, civilians and members of the Army family participate in the seventh annual Soldier Marathon. The marathon kicked off from the National Infantry Museum’s Avenue of Flags and spanned the Fort Benning and Chattahoochee River Walk. Participants who met the requirements for their age

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National Infantry Museum Hosts Veterans Day Paver Dedication Ceremony

By Christopher J. Warner, MCoe PAO / FORT BENNING, Ga. (Nov. 11) – Veterans, soldiers, civilians and military families from across the valley gathered to celebrate Veterans Day at the National Infantry Museum.   The Paver Dedication Ceremony honors all veterans, past, present and future. This year’s guest speaker was retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. William P. Duke. Lt. Col. (Ret) William

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National Infantry Association presents 2016 Doughboy Awards

(FORT BENNING, Ga) MG Wesley, BG Jones, Army personnel, civilians, and guests attend the 2016 Doughboy Award Ceremony Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at the National Infantry Museum. Mr. Ben F. Williams, Jr, CSM ( R ) Kenneth J, “Rock” Merritt and Gen. ( R ) David Bramlett were honored with the award. (Photo by: Patrick A. Albright/MCoE PAO Photographer)

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / The 2016 Doughboy Award dinner was held Sept. 13 at the National Infantry Museum. Retired Gen. David Bramlett, retired Command Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Merritt and Ben E. Williams Jr. were the recipients of this year’s award. Since 1980, the National Infantry Association has presented select individuals with the Doughboy Award for their outstanding

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OCOI honors 2016 Doughboy Award recipients

(FORT BENNING, Ga) MG Wesley, BG Jones, Army personnel, civilians, and guests attend the 2016 Doughboy Award Ceremony Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at the National Infantry Museum. Mr. Ben F. Williams, Jr, CSM ( R ) Kenneth J, “Rock” Merritt and Gen. ( R ) David Bramlett were honored with the award. (Photo by: Patrick A. Albright/MCoE PAO Photographer)

Maj. Gen. Eric J. Wesley, the Maneuver Center of Excellence commanding general, Brig. Gen Jones, the U.S. Army Infantry School commandant, Army personnel, civilians and guests attended the 2016 Doughboy Award Ceremony Sept. 14 at the National Infantry Museum. Mr. Ben F. Williams Jr., retired Command Sgt. Maj. Kenneth J. “Rock” Merritt and retired Gen. David A. Bramlett were honored

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