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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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Fort Benning Transition Program equals success

Fort Benning Soldiers preparing to leave the Army speak with Jacob Loyd (center), an NCR representative, during a weekly connection event at the Soldier for Life Center. (Photo by Bruce Derdoski)

By Bruce W. Derdoski Jr., and Kevin W. Aker, Transition Service Specialists / The Fort Benning Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program arguably has the most advanced and aggressive connection program in the Army.  Our connection program supports transitioning Soldiers, their families and veterans.  Our measure of success is measured in part by testimonials from employers and Soldiers alike.  The connections

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Nonprofit provides outdoor activities for wounded Soldiers and veterans

Freedom Outdoor Adventures Inc., a nonprofit organization, provides wounded Soldiers and veterans with the opportunity to participate in outdoor recreational activities including hunting and fishing (Courtesy photo).

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber /   In 2009, Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Moak started Freedom Outdoor Adventures Inc., a nonprofit organization that assists wounded Soldiers, veterans and their families with getting back into spending time outdoors and hunting. “It’s all about them and if I can help them in any way, I want to do that,” said retired

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