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Fort Benning, Maneuver Center of Excellence celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

By Jess Dupree, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs Office FORT BENNING, Ga. (Sept. 26, 2017) – Members of the Fort Benning community gathered at McGinnis-Wickam Hall to celebrate Hispanic American culture and contributions during a recognition event Friday. The United States recognizes National Hispanic American Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 every year. According to

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New US Army Infantry School CSM welcomed during ceremony

By Jess Dupree, Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs FORT BENNING, Ga. (Sept. 26, 2017) – The Maneuver Center of Excellence and other members of the Fort Benning community recognized the new U.S. Army Infantry School (USAIS) command sergeant major Friday during a change of responsibility ceremony at McGinnis-Wickam Hall. Command Sgt. Maj. Martin S. Celestine assumed responsibility from outgoing

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Camp Perry trips lead to marksmanship champion titles

By Army Maj. Michelle Lunato, U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit FORT BENNING, Ga. – When he was a boy, Adam Sokolowski looked forward to his annual trips to Camp Perry, Ohio, where he’d compete in pistol matches and interact with Soldiers. Back then, it was just something fun for a father and son to do. However, those summer trips would define Sokolowski’s

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Fort Benning graduates first gender-integrated Infantry One Station Unit Training

(FORT BENNING, Ga.) – U.S. Army Infantry soldiers-in-training assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, 198th Infantry Brigade, begin their first day of Infantry One Station Unit Training (OSUT) February 10, 2017, on Sand Hill.Some names obscured for personnel security. (Photo by Patrick A. Albright, Maneuver Center Photographer)

By Christopher J. Warner, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs / FORT BENNING, Ga. – Over the last 18-months, the U.S. Army at Fort Benning has trained and graduated its first female Ranger course students, its first female Armor officers, and on Friday the Army graduated its first gender-integrated Infantry One Station Unit Training (OSUT). After 14 challenging weeks of learning

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Fort Bliss captures ‘Best Scout Squad’ competition

(FORT BENNING, Ga) – The Maneuver Center hosts a Scouts-in-Action live-fire demonstration to kick off the 2017 Gainey Cup on May 1, 2017, at Red Cloud Range. The live-fire demonstrates the vehicle platforms and lethal capabilities that scout squads bring to the battlefield. (Photos by Markeith Horace/MCoE PAO Photographer)

  By Christopher J. Warner, MCoE Public Affairs FORT BENNING, Ga. – The 2017 Gainey Cup Best Scout Squad competition concluded May 5 after four-days of grueling competition. The top five teams are as follows: 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th Place Team 11 from the Royal Netherlands Army’s 104th Reconnaissance claimed fourth place. 5th Place Team 7 from

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2017 Gainey Cup – Day – Standings – Day TWO

By Chris Warner, MCoE PAO / FORT BENNING, Ga. – The Best Scout Squad Competition has wrapped up day two of the competition. Day two began at 4:30 a.m. on Harmony Church. The scout squads have completed in a grueling day of technical and tactical events that challenged them physically and mentally. The current standings are as follows: Updates courtesy of

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Fort Benning Conducts Scouts-in-Action Live-Fire Demonstration To Kick Off The 2017 Gainey Cup

By Chris Warner, MCoE PAO FORT BENNING, Ga. – The 2017 Gainey Cup kicked off in true Armor fashion with a loud BOOM on May 1, 2017, at Red Cloud Range. For the first time during the competition the Maneuver Center hosted a Scouts-in-Action live-fire demonstration to showcase the vehicle platforms and lethal capabilities Cavalry Scouts bring to the battlefield.

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2017 BEST RANGER WINNERS

Posted by Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs Office / FORT BENNING, Ga. – The 2017 Best Ranger winning team is from the 75th Ranger Regiment, Team 35. Congratulations to Capt. Michael Rose and Master Sgt. Josh Horsager. In second place, the 82nd Airborne Division, Team 15. Congratulations to Master Sgt. Chad Stackpole and Staff Sgt. Carlos Mercado. In third place, the

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