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107-year-old visits Riverside, once home to her childhood friends

Caroline Howard, a 107-year-old who once played at Riverside as a little girl, reminisces about her time there during a tour of the home Aug. 13. (Photos by Patrick A Albright/ MCoE PAO Photographer)

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / Long before the commanding generals of the Maneuver Center of Excellence called Riverside home, Caroline Howard played there with her childhood friends, the daughters of Arthur Bussey, the original owner. Born in 1909, the 107-year-old visited Fort Benning Aug. 13 to tour the commanding general’s home and reminisce on days long past. Retired

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Noncommissioned Officer Academy tour showcases training excellence

The Noncommissioned Officers Academy tour attendees observe a terrain board demonstration Aug. 3 as part of the Army Central Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Symposium. (Photos by Lindsay Marchello)

By Lindsay Marchello, Bayonet & Saber / Attendees of the Army Central Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Symposium spent the morning of Aug. 3 touring the Noncommissioned Officer Academy, which included the Basic Leaders Course and Armor Advanced Leaders Course. Representatives from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, United Arab Emirates and Uzbekistan observed a terrain board demonstration,

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Costa Rica Police, Coast Guard study WHINSEC courses and training programs

Costa Rica delegation leader, Col. Erik Lacayo, responds to a student question in the NCO Professional Development Course. To his left are Costa Rica Coast Guard Comandante Mario Barrientos and Costa Rica’s director of Border Police, Lt. Col. Allen Obando. The group visited Fort Benning to gain knowledge of WHINSEC’s operations and instruction methods. (Photo by Lee Rials)

By Lee Rials, WHINSEC Public Affairs / Costa Rica Police Col. Erik Lacayo, director of the National Police Academy, along with Lt. Col. Allen Obando Florez, director of Border Police, and Comandante Mario Barrientos Zuniga, director of the Coast Guard Academy, came to the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation July 19 for two reasons: Review WHINSEC’s operations to aid

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Dominican Republic Army studies MCoE, WHINSEC NCO academies

Command Sgt. Maj. Carlos Olvera of Army South makes a point in the discussions between the Henry Caro NCO Academy and a delegation from the Dominican Republic Army about NCO professional development. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Alfredo Montero)

By Lee Rials, WHINSEC Public Affairs / The visit of Brig. Gen. Santo Domingo Guerrero Clase to the Maneuver Center of Excellence and the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation had a serious purpose – an in depth look at how the U.S. Army develops noncommissioned officers. Clase, who commands Joint Task Force “Curtain,” an Army unit that supports the

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Army surgeon general visits Fort Benning community

Lt. Gen. Nadja West, U.S. Army surgeon general and commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Command, takes a selfie with Col. Marie Dominquez, commander of Martin Army Community Hopital and other command team members, as Soldiers of Fort Benning Medical Department Activities watch during early morning physical training at Fort Benning June 28. (photo by Reginald Rogers)

By Reginald Rogers, Martin Army Community Hospital Public Affairs / The 44th Army Surgeon General and commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Command spent a day with Fort Benning’s leadership team, the command, staff and Soldiers at Martin Army Community Hospital June 28. Lt. Gen. Nadja West, along with MEDCOM sergeant major Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald C. Ecker answered

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