HON Dr. Westphal visits Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence
October 31, 2011
Under Secretary of the Army, HON Dr. Joseph W. Westphal thanks cadre members at the Armor Basic Officer Leader Course (ABOLC) for their dedication and selfless service. The course trains Armor & Cavalry lieutenants to be combat leaders and part of a combined arms team. The training combines classroom, small group, and practical exercise instruction designed to hone leadership skills and develop Warrior Ethos. Upon successful completion of ABOLC, Armor & Cavalry lieutenants will lead Soldiers in units across the Army. Under Secretary of the Army visited Fort Benning to gain situational awareness and ensure the Army is correctly prioritizing, balancing and integrating resources to support the mission of this vital installation. HON Dr. Westphal received updates from the Infantry and Armor School Commandants and visited various tenant units/organizations.