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Fort Benning graduates first women Armor officers

Students from the Armor and Infantry Basic Leader courses train for their future careers and develop realistic tactical skills during a combined competitive maneuver exercise at the Fort Benning Good Hope Training Area November 16, 2016. The first 13 women Armor officers graduated Dec. 1 from the Armor Basic Officer Leader Course at Fort Benning. (Photos by: Patrick A. Albright/MCoE PAO Photographer)

  By Keith R. Boydston / Fort Benning Public Affairs FORT BENNING, Ga.—Capping off 19 weeks of intense training on tank platoon weapon systems, combined arms maneuver and security tactics, 65 officers, including the first 13 women, graduated Dec. 1 from the U.S. Army Armor Basic Officer Leader Course at Fort Benning. “Today’s gender-integrated graduation represents an important personal and

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Leadership forum provides opportunities to mentor, network

(FORT BENNING, Ga) Fort Benning sponsored the first Women’s Leadership and Mentorship Forum, October 3, 2016 in McGinnis-Wickam Hall. (Photos by: Markeith Horace/MCoE PAO Photographer)

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / FORT BENNING, Ga., (Oct. 5, 2016) — The Maneuver Center of Excellence held its first Women’s Leadership and Mentorship Forum Oct. 3 in McGinnis-Wickam Hall. Col. David Fivecoat, the director of the Directorate of Training and Doctrine, created the Women’s Leadership and Mentorship Forum to encourage mentoring, share leadership ideas and to provide a

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