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Fort Benning’s Army Ten-Miler Team ready to compete

Fort Benning’s 2016 Army Ten-Miler Team, left to right: Spc. Calvin Powell, 2nd Lt. Luke Ranum, 2nd Lt. Connor Roche, Capt. Alex Torre-Santiago, 1st Sgt. Blake Simms, Lt. Col. Duane Patin, and Pfc. Arturo Montoya. (U.S. Army Photo by Patrick A. Albright / MCoE PAO)

By Christopher Warner, Fort Benning Public Affairs / Fort Benning’s 2016 Army Ten-Miler Team is ready to compete in this year’s ten-miler Oct. 11 in Washington, D.C. This year’s runners are Lt. Col. Duane Patin, 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry regiment; Capt. Alex Torre-Santiago, Maneuver Captains Career Course; 2nd Lt. Connor Roche, 2nd Squadron 16th, Cavalry squadron; 2nd Lt. Luke Ranum,

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Doughboys face off against the Point University Skyhawks

The Fort Benning Doughboys went head to head against the Point University Skyhawks at Doughboy Stadium Sept. 18.

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / The Fort Benning Doughboys completed their second season game against the Point University Skyhawks Sept. 18 at Doughboy Stadium, finishing the game with seven points to the Skyhawks’ 33 points. “The strategy never changed throughout the game,” said Bob Risdon, head coach for the Doughboys. “We come out and try to run the

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Doughboys go head to head with Texas A&T

The Fort Benning Doughboys faced off against the Texas Agriculture and Technology Drillers Sept. 10 at Doughboy Stadium.

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / The Fort Benning Doughboys kicked off their first game of the season against the Texas Agriculture and Technology Drillers at Doughboy Stadium Sept. 10. According to Thomas Charles Threatt, 5th Squadron, 15th Cavalry Regiment, offensive head coach for the Fort Benning Doughboys, the team has been working on strengthening team cohesion over the

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Fort Benning All Army Boxing Champion competes in the Sugar Bert National Qualifier

A boxer in the male children's division throws a series of punches in the Sugar Bert National Qualifier Aug. 27 at Columbus State University.

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / Scores of people lined up Aug. 27 to participate in the Sugar Bert National Title Belt Qualifier at Columbus State University for the chance to qualify for the national championship in November. Amongst the many competitors, Fort Benning’s 1st Lt. Logan Burns, 1st Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment, All Army Boxing champion, participated in

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Soldiers win Rocky Mountain 3-Gun team match for second year in row

Sgt. Tyler Payne, left, Staff Sgt. Joel Turner, Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Horner and Sgt. Matthew Sweeney, U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, won the gold in the team championship match during the 2016 Rocky Mountain Championship Aug. 11 to 14. Horner, Turner and Sweeney received individual gold medals for their shooting divisions -- limited scope, limited iron and he-man scope, respectively -- and Payne won a silver medal in the open division. (U.S. Army photo by Brenda Rolin/released)

By Brenda Rolin, USAMU PAO / RATON, N.M. (Aug. 22, 2016) — Soldiers assigned to the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit won the team match during the 2016 Rocky Mountain 3-Gun Championship Aug. 11 to 14 for the second consecutive year. The team consisted of Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Horner, Staff Sgt. Joel Turner, and Sgts. Matthew Sweeney and Tyler Payne.

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