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Coast Guard teaches WHINSEC students about maritime drug interdiction

U.S. Coast Guard

By Maj. Charon Camarasa, Student, Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation / MIAMI, Fla. – International and U.S. students from the Army Command General Staff College at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation at Fort Benning, Ga., visited the Coast Guard of District 7 in February to learn about maritime drug interdiction procedures. U.S. Coast Guard Commander, Carlos Rodriguez,

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WHINSEC students learn about security cooperation with U.S. Navy

U.S. Navy Southern Forces Command - ships

By Maj. Charon Camarasa, Student, Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation / JACKSONVILLE, Fla – International students from the Army Command General Staff College at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation at Fort Benning, Ga., visited the U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command to learn about security cooperation with the U.S. Navy. U.S. Navy Captain Ryan Tillotson briefed the WHINSEC

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WHINSEC students tour Marine Corps logistics facility in Florida

A dockworker drives a Humvee through the stern of the United States Navy Ship Pfc. Dewayne T. Williams’ at Marine Corps Logistics Support Facility Blount Island, Jacksonville, Fl. The vessel is known as a maritime prepositioning ship.

By Maj. Charon Camarasa, Student, Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation / BLOUNT ISLAND, Fla. – Sixty-six Soldier-students, currently enrolled in the Army Command General Staff College course at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation on Fort Benning, recently toured the Marine Corps Logistics Command and support facility near Jacksonville, Fla. CGSC WHINSEC affords international officers from Latin America,

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WHINSEC Captains graduate, 13 earn German Army Proficiency Badge

Thirty officers from seven nations stand as the ceremony for their graduation from the Maneuver Captains Career Course-WHINSEC begins. (Photo by: Lee Rials)

By Lee Rials, Public Affairs, Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation / FORT BENNING, Ga. (Nov. 3, 2016) – The Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation’s Maneuver Captains Career Course Class completed 23 weeks of study with a graduation ceremony Nov 3. at the Institute. Col. David G. Fivecoat, Director of the Training and Doctrine Directorate at the Maneuver Center

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Faith Middle School ‘hangs out’ with esteemed author and publisher

Seventh-grader Caden Tyler, right, asks Hanne Moon, author and owner of Heritage Press Publications, a question during a Google hangout session Oct. 11. (Photo Credit: Danielle Davis)

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / FORT BENNING, Ga., (Oct. 19, 2016) — Seventh-graders at Faith Middle School spoke with Hanne Moon, published author and owner of Heritage Press Publications, Oct. 11 via Google hangouts as part of their English Language Arts classes. Bringing a published author into the classroom creates that real-world link to learning. She even knows

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Education Center offers exams for college advancement

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By Kristin Wright, Fort Benning Education Center / FORT BENNING, Ga., (Oct. 12, 2016) — Both civilians and service members are encouraged to take advantage of resources available through the Fort Benning Education Center to help them advance in their college degrees. An example of these resources are the College Level Examination Program and the DANTES Subject Standardized Tests college

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McBride Elementary School receives Blue Ribbon award

Temeka Shingles, a second-grade teacher at McBride Elementary School, assists her students with a class assignment. (Photo Credit: Ms. Danielle Davis (Benning))

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / FORT BENNING, Ga., (Oct. 12, 2016) — Each year the U.S. Department of Education recognizes select public and private schools with the National Blue Ribbon award. This year Fort Benning’s own McBride Elementary School was named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. According to the U.S. Department of Education’s website, National Blue Ribbon

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Stowers Elementary School book fair encourages reading, raises funds

Fifth-grader Ji'Kwon Floyd purchases books at the annual Stowers Elementary School Scholastic Book Fair Sept. 29 with the help of Parent Teacher Organization volunteer Candace Pettee. (Photo Credit: Danielle Davis)

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / FORT BENNING, Ga., (Oct. 5, 2016) — Framed by a pirate ship, Stowers Elementary School held its annual Scholastic Book fair Sept. 27-30. “It is a fundraiser for us,” said Debbie Parks, the school’s principal. “The profits can be turned into activities for the students to do, such as special assemblies. Overall, it

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