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Benning hosts Warrior Games regional trials, Oct. 31 – Nov. 4

Almost 100 wounded, ill or injured active-duty Soldiers and veterans, pictured here, are competing on Fort Benning Oct. 31 through Nov. 4 during the 2016 U.S. Army Regional Health Command-Atlantic annual Warrior Games regional trials. The event is being hosted by the Fort Benning Warrior Transition Battalion. (Photo by: Patrick Albright, Fort Benning)

By Reginald Rogers, Martin Army Community Hospital / FORT BENNING, Ga. — Nearly 100 wounded, ill or injured active-duty Soldiers and veterans converged on Fort Benning’s Warrior Transition Battalion, Oct. 31 through Nov. 4, as the unit plays host to the 2016 U.S. Army Regional Health Command-Atlantic’s annual Warrior Games regional trials. This will mark the second time in three

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Former Mr. Olympia invites Fort Benning Soldiers to physique and fitness games

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / FORT BENNING, Ga., (Oct. 5, 2016) — Eight-time Mr. Olympia Lee Haney visited the Maneuver Center of Excellence Oct. 4 to share tickets with Soldiers to his second annual Physique and Fitness Games. “We want to honor the Soldiers and make sure they know that we appreciate them,” said Haney. “Several of my

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Alpha Warrior competition challenges Benning Soldiers

Brent Steffenson, American Ninja Warrior champion, demonstrates how to correctly maneuver from one hanging chain to the next Sept. 27 in the Alpha Warrior exhibition at Smith Fitness Center on Fort Benning. (Photo Credit: Gerald Williams)

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / FORT BENNING, Ga., (Oct. 5, 2016) — The Alpha Warrior competition challenged Soldiers in a timed obstacle course run Sept. 27 at Smith Fitness Center. “We are trying to promote health and fitness,” said Ronnie Duckworth, facility manager at the Audie Murphy Athletic Performance Center. “We want everyone to get fit and have

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