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  • More study needed over land expansion plans

    Oct 27, 2011

    Fort Benning will take additional time to reassess its Training Land Expansion Program, while studying an uncertain funding forecast facing the Army and Maneuver Center of Excellence, post officials announced last week. George Steuber, the deputy garrison commander, said pending Army decisions about future budgets and force-structure needs will significantly affect Fort Benning plans, projects, operations and training. The TLEP effort isn't immune -- if current allocated funding remains unchanged for fiscal years 2011 to 2013, it would allow acquisition of less than a third of the 82,800 acres currently identified as the MCoE requirement.

  • Armor School commandant promoted

    Oct 27, 2011

    Col. Thomas S. James, commandant of the U.S. Army Armor School, was promoted to brigadier general Friday in a ceremony outside McGinnis-Wickam Hall, the Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. The event took place between the "Follow Me" and "Trooper of the Plains" statues. "Wow … this truly represents hallowed ground," he told the audience. "The team here is really making history as we form the Maneuver Center. I stand before you honored, humbled and blessed to be selected. There's so many who are deserving of this that don't get this opportunity."

  • Energy group keeps facilities running green

    Oct 27, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. -- October is Energy Awareness Month, but that's not why several environmentally conscious Soldiers and civilians met Thursday. The meeting was a quarterly affair, where members of the Energy Resource Group gather to discuss green efforts on Fort Benning, energy use in post facilities and related issues. The ribbon cutting for the new Flex Powerstation FP250, set for Nov. 8, and described some of the science behind the new technology, which uses methane gas produced from biodegrading materials in a covered landfill on Harmony Church. "What we've been able to do is take the gas we were burning off, and there's actually a structure down there at the landfill now that captures the gas," Marshall said. "Then it's mixed with something else, has a reaction and turns the turbine which creates electricity. It actually produces enough energy to power about 200 homes. We're looking at doing some other things across the installation in order to take advantage of resources we have here already."

  • Retired Infantryman writes, directs local movie about PTSD

    Oct 27, 2011

    Sometimes people face a turning point -- a choice between heading down a wrong path or looking up for help. That's the central theme of "The Turning Point," a film written and directed by retired Maj. Ty Manns and filmed in the tricommunity over the past six days. Drawing from 24 years of service as an Infantryman, during which he was always interested in filmmaking, Manns said he knew he wanted to create a movie focused on the military. Two events combined to give him the inspiration for the 40-minute feature, which deals with a sergeant's struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • ACAP helps Soldiers find employment

    Oct 27, 2011

  • Postal Service sets holiday mail deadlines

    Oct 26, 2011

    The United States Postal Service and Military Postal Service Agency have released deadlines to ensure packages arrive to Military and State Department post offices overseas by December 25, 2011.

  • Walking the streets of Baghdad

    Oct 26, 2011

    With a long history of supporting U.S. military operations in Iraq, the 2-325th AIR of the 2nd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division is enabling the withdrawal of U.S. military forces in Iraq.

  • Army Child Care fees increase for 2011-2012 school year

    Oct 24, 2011

    Fees for Army child care and related child and youth programs increase between now and Dec. 1 as part of a phased program designed to reduce the impact of a changed Department of Defense policy.

  • Real time, real answers: Fort Benning hosts Facebook Townhall

    Oct 19, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The garrison command invites Soldiers, families and the local community to come to today's town hall from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The location? Facebook.

  • Enemy strategy to 'bleed us by a thousand cuts' at squad level

    Oct 12, 2011

    To overmatch the enemy, leaders must focus on bringing the nine-man squad into the 21st century, said Maj. Gen. Robert Brown in a briefing to senior military leaders, coalition forces and industry representatives Tuesday.

  • Army leaders cite acquisition improvements

    Oct 11, 2011

    The U.S. Army is making substantial progress with numerous ongoing efforts designed to improve the acquisition process, service leaders told reporters Oct. 10, 2011, at the 2011 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C.

  • Army wants more Soldiers back on deployable status

    Oct 11, 2011

    Decreasing the number of Soldiers who are medically unfit for deployment has become a major focus of the U.S. Army Medical Command and a topic of discussion at AUSA.

  • Army leaders pledge to continue family support

    Oct 11, 2011

    Family programs remain important and their budgets will not be used to fund other initiatives, the secretary and chief of staff of the Army pledged Monday.

  • Local Ten-Miler team places in annual race at nation's capital.

    Oct 11, 2011

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- It was a grueling race to the finish for the five Fort Benning Soldiers competing in the annual Army Ten-Miler race Sunday. The active duty mixed team came in third with a combined overall time of 4 hours, 7 minutes, 19 seconds, a little more than 5 minutes behind the first-place finishing Fort Bragg team.

  • OCPA announces speakers schedule for 2011 AUSA Annual Meeting

    Oct 10, 2011

    Senior leaders from around the world will speak in Washington, DC from 9-12 October in association with the Association of the United States Army and their Annual Meeting and Exposition.

  • Paratroopers get mountain training at Ranger School site

    Oct 6, 2011

    Paratroopers with Fort Bragg's 82nd Airborne Division concluded two weeks of mountain training Sept. 30, 2011, at Camp Frank D. Merrill, the site of the U.S. Army Ranger School's notorious mountain phase.

  • Special Forces team takes top honors at international sniper competition

    Oct 5, 2011

    Sniper teams from Fort Bragg took three of the top five spots, including first place, in the 2011 International Sniper Competition.

  • Maneuver Battle Lab: Addition to open in summer of 2012

    Oct 5, 2011

    FORT BENNNING Ga. - The Capabilities Development and Integration Directorate broke ground on a new Maneuver Battle Lab simulations facility Friday during a ceremony at the construction site, adjacent to Smith Fitness Center on Dixie Road.

  • Retired colonel touts leadership, standards

    Oct 5, 2011

    FORT BENNING Ga. - An Army legend spoke to the 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment, about leadership and motivation Friday

  • Engineers train on Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles

    Oct 5, 2011

    FORT BENNING Ga. - They weigh roughly 20 tons each and measure more than 13 feet tall -- but last week was the first time many Soldiers in 63rd Engineer Company (Horizontal) had encountered a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle.

  • Post leaders follow tradition with Roundhouse session

    Oct 5, 2011

    FORT BENNING Ga. - When it comes to leadership, history has a way of repeating itself. Those in charge often look at the past for guidance and the pathway to success.

  • Take steps to prevent home fires

    Oct 5, 2011

    FORT BENNING Ga. - What's the best way to protect your family from fire? Be ahead of the game, of course. With more than 360,000 home fires reported in the United States in 2009, according to the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association, your best defense is a good offense. That's why the Fort Benning Fire Department is teaming up with NFPA Oct. 9-15 to let our community know: "It's Fire Prevention Week. Protect Your Family Fom Fire!" This year's campaign focuses on preventing the leading causes of home fires -- cooking, heating and electrical equipment, as well as candles and smoking materials. Additionally, it urges people to protect their homes and families with lifesaving technology and planning.

  • Production highlights PTSD awareness

    Oct 5, 2011

    FORT BENNING Ga. - Post-traumatic stress disorder isn't an invention of the 21st century. Sophocles was writing about something similar circa 450 B.C., and it's his play, Ajax, that can help modern audiences look at PTSD in new ways.

  • Doughboys start off on right foot with 33-13 win

    Oct 5, 2011

    FORT BENNING Ga. - Tailgaters flocked to the parking lots, the smoke and roar of simulated tank fire filled the air, and the Silver Wings landed at midfield to kick off the opening ceremony of the resurgence of Soldiers on the gridiron battlefield. Yep, football was played once again Sunday at Doughboy Stadium

  • Army launches new accident reporting software program

    Oct 3, 2011

    Army accident reporting is quicker and easier thanks to new software designed at the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center, Fort Rucker, Ala. The Oct. 3 release of ReportIt! means Army Leaders have a new tool to better monitor accident data and take corrective action to keep our Army safe.

  • Dempsey outlines key themes in letter to troops

    Oct 3, 2011

    The new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff outlined key themes for the military in a letter to the force released today.

  • Drink for Your Health

    Oct 3, 2011

    Dehydration is a leading cause of injury for Soldiers. To keep them in the fight, it's essential they remain properly hydrated -- even during the winter.

  • Get Belted!

    Oct 3, 2011

    Oh, crap!" I yelled as I jammed on the brakes. An Army vehicle with four Soldiers came across the intersection from my left, violating right of way. Thanks to a tall brick wall, they couldn't see me and I couldn't see them until they entered the intersection. We were in Germany and they had deployed from Fort Carson, Colo., to participate in a field exercise. They were about to help me fulfill my mission for the day (read on to find out how).

  • Game of Chicken: US, Afghan troops take back road held by Taliban

    Oct 3, 2011

    U.S. Soldiers and Afghan National Security Forces in Zabul province reclaimed a road between Qalat, the provincial capital, and Mizan, the Mizan district capital, held by the Taliban for the past year.

  • Best Warriors battle for top Army titles

    Oct 3, 2011

    Twenty-six motivated Soldiers began their pursuit of prestigious Army titles at Fort Lee, Va., Oct. 3, 2011, as they completed the first challenges of the 2011 Best Warrior Competition.

  • Headquarters building named for Medal of Honor recipients

    Sep 28, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - More than 500 people gathered Friday to witness the dedication of the Maneuver Center of Excellence's new headquarters. McGinnis-Wickam Hall was named in honor of Spc. Ross McGinnis and Cpl. Jerry Wickam, Medal of Honor recipients representing the Infantry and Armor branches, respectively.

  • AEWE brings 4G smartphone technology to virtual battlefield

    Sep 28, 2011

    The same technology that powers high speed commercial cellular networks will be driving the voice, video and mission command capabilities for Spiral G during the Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment from Oct. 17 to Nov. 4, at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • 'Coach K' gives Soldiers pep talk

    Sep 28, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Officers and NCOs in various courses across Fort Benning heard Thursday from a college basketball legend.

  • Warrior Training Center adds tank instruction

    Sep 28, 2011

    The Warrior Training Center at Fort Benning, Ga., has gotten into the tank business.

  • Doughboys play first of five Sunday

    Sep 28, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Fort Benning Doughboys will take the field Sunday to play NCAA Division III LaGrange College, the first of a five game fall schedule.

  • World War II vets lay wreath

    Sep 28, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - About 90 veterans from The Battle of the Bulge descended on Columbus and Fort Benning last week for their annual reunion.

  • Speed enforcement increases on post

    Sep 28, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Directorate of Emergency Services' primary objective is to enhance the safety and welfare of the Soldiers and families who comprise the Fort Benning military community.

  • Ranger medic memorialized with aid station dedication

    Sep 21, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Sgt. Jonathan Peney will never be forgotten. His name and story were memorialized Friday during a Ranger Training Brigade dedication ceremony for the Peney Aid Station. Located at Camp Rogers on Harmony Church, the renovated building will provide first-response care for ill or injured Soldiers.

  • BRAC falls into place at Benning

    Sep 21, 2011

    Years of planning, along with a few billion dollars in renovations and construction, officially came to fruition Sept. 15 as the Maneuver Center of Excellence met the Base Realignment and Closure deadline for full operating capacity.

  • Joe Theismann to appear at 'BRAC: To the Future!' festival

    Sep 21, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Super Bowl-winning quarterback and current NFL Network analyst Joe Theismann is going to help take Fort Benning "BRAC: To the Future."

  • Rangers get 'adrenaline rush' on paintball field

    Sep 21, 2011

    75th Ranger Regiment Soldiers at Fort Benning, Ga., took part in Warrior Adventure Quest to transition from intensity of deployment to stateside life.

  • Don't Ask Don't Tell Repealed

    Sep 20, 2011

    Today marks the end of "Don't Ask Don't Tell." The law is repealed.

  • Video: Gen. Cone lays out TRADOC strategies at annual Maneuver Conference

    Sep 16, 2011

    COLUMBUS, Ga. - Today's Army faces challenges on several fronts, from hybrid threats to budget cuts, and change at the doctrinal level is necessary to meet the demands of the future, the commander of the Army's Training and Doctrine Command said Tuesday.

  • Sledgehammers say no to drunk driving

    Sep 15, 2011

    FT. BENNING, Ga. - Soldiers of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, are taking a stand against drunk driving.

  • Chiefs provide Armor, Infantry updates

    Sep 14, 2011

    The chiefs of Armor and Infantry delivered updates on their respective branches Tuesday at the Maneuver Conference.

  • Infantrymen, Tankers, and Cavalrymen recognized at first Maneuver Conference

    Sep 14, 2011

    COLUMBUS, Ga. -- The Infantry and Armor communities recognized distinguished leaders of their respective branches during the Doughboy and Gold Medallion ceremony Sept. 13; part of the first Maneuver Conference hosted by the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Inaugural Maneuver Conference begins

    Sep 13, 2011

    "This is the first true Maneuver Conference," Maj. Gen Robert Brown, commanding general of the Maneuver Center of Excellence, told the attendees as he welcomed them to the conference. "We've never had our Armor brothers here before. It's a great example of the way things should have been done all along."

  • Brown provides Maneuver Center update during the 2011 Maneuver Conference

    Sep 13, 2011

    COLUMBUS, Ga. - With eyes on the future, Maj. Gen. Robert Brown, Commanding General of the Maneuver Center of Excellence, updated Army leaders at the first Maneuver Conference in Columbus, Ga., on the many changes realized at Fort Benning since the Base Realignment and Closure Commission's decision in 2005 to move the Armor School to Fort Benning.

  • Army rolls out web-based mission command

    Sep 13, 2011

  • Blended training model relevant to Squad: Foundation of the Decisive Force

    Sep 13, 2011

    Squad: Foundation of the Decisive Force is something Soldiers will continue to hear about in the future said Maj. Gen Robert Brown, commanding general of the Maneuver Center of Excellence, during the Maneuver Center update at the first Maneuver Conference in Columbus, Ga.

  • Blended training: Best of both worlds

    Sep 13, 2011

    COLUMBUS, Ga. - The inaugural Maneuver Conference kicked off Tuesday morning; its theme 21st Century Maneuver Training. Maj. Gen. Michael Tucker, commander of 2nd Infantry Division in Korea, spoke about how the division uses live, virtual, constructive and gaming training to replicate its real-world mission.

  • Gen. Cone lays out TRADOC strategies at annual Maneuver Conference

    Sep 13, 2011

    COLUMBUS, Ga. - Today's Army faces challenges on several fronts, from hybrid threats to budget cuts, and change at the doctrinal level is necessary to meet the demands of the future, the commander of the Army's Training and Doctrine Command said Tuesday. Adaptive Soldiers, leaders and units are needed to face the uncertainties of future security challenges, Gen. Robert Cone said.

  • Obama: America has emerged stronger from 9/11

    Sep 12, 2011

    President Barack Obama remembered those who were lost to terrorist attacks a decade ago and said the American commitment to freedom, justice, courage and liberty has not dimmed in the face of many trials.

  • Maneuver Conference set, individuals to be recognized

    Sep 12, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Fort Benning is hosting the first Maneuver Conference Monday through Wednesday and unites the Infantry and Cavalry forces under one roof. The recipients of the Doughboy Award and the Order of Saint George Gold Medallion will be awarded at the Maneuver Conference dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the RiverMill Event Center. The event will feature three 2011 Doughboy Award recipients, two 2011 Order of Saint George Gold Medallion recipients and two 2010 Order of Saint George Gold Medallion recipients.

  • Army announces greatest inventions

    Sep 12, 2011

    Army officials announced the winners of its greatest inventions competition Aug. 23, 2011. Earlier this summer a panel of combat veteran Soldiers reviewed and voted for the most innovative advances in Army technology.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry visits VA Medical Center

    Sep 12, 2011

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry visited the Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center in Albuquerque, NM on Aug. 2, 2011.

  • Intermediate Course builds bridges for Army civilian leaders

    Sep 12, 2011

    In an hour-long presentation at the Army Management Staff College on Fort Belvoir, Lt. Gen. William Troy, the director of the Army Staff, outlined his five thoughts on Army leadership to the students and faculty of the Civilian Education System Intermediate Course. For the students, it reinforced the lessons they had been learning over the last few weeks.

  • Strength of the Nation

    Sep 12, 2011

    Explore events and milestones that have shaped Army transformation since 2001.

  • Part of World Trade Center backdrops 9-11 ceremony with troops in Afghanistan

    Sep 11, 2011

    Images from a ceremony at Bragram Air Field where U.S. troops mark the 10th Anniversary of 9-11 where a historic part of the World Trade Center served as a focal point

  • Army uses awareness campaign to fight domestic violence

    Sep 9, 2011

    October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the Army is doing its part to help combat violent behavior in its ranks.

  • Patience key when transitioning to minimalist running shoes

    Sep 8, 2011

    Though the Army allows the wear of most types of minimalist running shoes with the improved physical fitness uniform and when conducting physical training in military formation, officials are urging Soldiers to transition slowly when switching from regular running shoes to those that offer less support.

  • Obama vows solid support for veterans

    Aug 31, 2011

    As the United States deals with its fiscal challenges, President Barack Obama emphasized today that it won't do so at the cost of its military and won't "balance the budget on the backs of our veterans."

  • Sky's the limit: Amputee earns title of 'Sergeant Airborne'

    Aug 31, 2011

    Like thousands before him, Sgt. Joel Dulashanti donned an Airborne instructor black hat for the first time Aug. 22, 2011, signifying his completion of a detailed certification process with 1st Battalion (Airborne), 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment.

  • Medal of Honor gifted to National Infantry Museum

    Aug 31, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. -- In mid-June, the Maneuver Center of Excellence needed a volunteer to pick up Staff Sgt. Curtis F. Shoup's Medal of Honor in Pittsburgh and deliver it to the National Infantry Museum. Up stepped Command Sgt. Maj. Brian Hamm.

  • Desired capabilities laid out at MCoE Lab Day

    Aug 31, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Empowering dismounted squads and the effort to get them in the Army's existing communications network were big themes at the 2011 MCoE Laboratory Day.

  • Armor BOLC lieutenants enter tactics phase

    Aug 31, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. -- The first class of lieutenants going through the Armor School's Basic Officer Leader Course at Fort Benning are about to wrap up the tactics phase.

  • Dixie Road overhaul nearly complete

    Aug 31, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The death of Jesse Allen, a construction control inspector for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, stopped the work on Dixie Road for more than a week while the accident was under investigation. But construction resumed Monday.

  • Hockey duo catches Rangers in Action

    Aug 31, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Friday's Rangers in Action event and graduation had a touch of NHL flavor -- at least in the viewing stands.

  • Fort Benning observes Women's Equality Day

    Aug 31, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Friday marked the 40th anniversary of the celebration of Women's Equality Day and the 91st anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. The Equal Opportunity Office on post observed the day with a luncheon at the Benning Conference Center.

  • Ribbon cutting opens Installation Management Command on Fort Sam

    Aug 25, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch and five Soldiers, civilians and family members served by the U.S. Army Installation Management Command, officially opened the command's new headquarters campus Aug.19, 2011.

  • Benning Soldiers win at TRADOC

    Aug 24, 2011

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. " Fort Benning's top warriors came up big again last week at the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command level. Staff Sgt. Raymond Santiago and Spc. Blaise Corbin are the 2011 TRADOC Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year. Both Soldiers are from the 4th Ranger Training Battalion. They represented the Combined Arms Center in the annual event.

  • Officer candidates choose career paths in branching ceremony

    Aug 24, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. " It was almost like NFL draft day Friday for E Company, 3rd Battalion (Officer Candidate School), 11th Infantry Regiment.

  • Investment in people fuels Fort Benning expansion

    Aug 24, 2011

    We hear it all the time " BRAC, BRAC, BRAC … we are investing $3.5 billion at Fort Benning in construction and growth to enhance training for America's Army … the Chattahoochee Valley is growing while so many other parts of the country continue to reel from the economic downturn that began in 2008. Underlying all of the news we see in the papers and around our military and civilian community is the fact that all of this is about an investment in people.

  • Battalion cadre collide in Mailed Foot Challenge

    Aug 24, 2011

    The theme for 2nd Battalion, 54th Infantry Regiment's fourth Mailed Foot Challenge was agile and adaptive team building.

  • Gone fishin': Free weekend getaways for wounded warriors promote 'healing'

    Aug 24, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Eight wounded Soldiers from the Warrior Transition Battalion received an all-expenses-paid fishing trip to Lake Lanier July 29-31. Nine more will go deep-sea fishing this weekend in Destin, Fla. Both excursions are courtesy of the Georgia chapter of Safari Club International, a nonprofit organization that sponsors hunting and fishing trips for wounded warriors and retirees under the Soldiers Rebound program.

  • Career Expo coming to post in October

    Aug 24, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. " Get your resumes ready " the Army Career and Alumni Program, along with CivilianJobs.com, is hosting a Career Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Benning Conference Center in Building 128 on Morrison Avenue.

  • ACAP helps prepare Soldiers for civilian life

    Aug 24, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. " Transitioning Soldiers and their spouses seeking help in gaining employment and a livelihood as a civilian can look toward the Army Career and Alumni Program for assistance.

  • 9/11 ceremony set at National Infantry Museum

    Aug 24, 2011

    Thousands of flags surrounding a beam from the World Trade Center will cover the front lawn at the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center on Sept. 11, as the museum commemorates the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America and celebrates the nation's resilience. A day of activities is planned to pay tribute to America's military, police, fire and civilian heroes.

  • Armored vehicle proves itself in roadside bomb attack

    Aug 23, 2011

    A bomb in Balad, Iraq, put a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle to the test. Three Soldiers lived because the MRAP was tough enough to take the blast.

  • Flatlined

    Aug 23, 2011

    Each heartbeat brought Lt. Col. Robert Key a little closer to death. Bleeding profusely, he was barely alive as he was wheeled into the emergency room (ER) at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. He'd already received four units of plasma during the flight from his crash site on Kentucky Highway 41A near Fort Campbell's Gate 6. Suddenly, someone yelled, "Code Blue!"

  • Links to a Mishap

    Aug 23, 2011

    Many contributing factors typically lead to an accident, rather than one single event. If any link in the chain is broken, the scenario changes and the mishap could be avoided. This is not just an aviation safety officer's words from a PowerPoint presentation; it is a fact.

  • Program supports military families with special needs

    Aug 22, 2011

    Family members, whether a spouse, child or dependent adult, with a chronic medical condition or special educational requirement are eligible to enroll in the Exceptional Family Member Program. Conditions run the gamut of everything from asthma and allergies to autism and Alzheimer's disease.

  • Panetta: Any retirement changes won't affect serving military

    Aug 22, 2011

    In his clearest statement on the subject to date, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said today that if the military retirement system changes, it will not affect serving servicemembers.

  • CID seeking special-agent candidates

    Aug 22, 2011

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as Army CID, is actively seeking qualified Soldiers who are interested in pursuing a career as CID special agents.

  • Team studies brains of successful leaders

    Aug 19, 2011

    Researchers from Arizona State University want to know, quite literally, what moral and ethical development in the brain looks like.

  • Suicide awareness video aimed at first-line supervisors

    Aug 19, 2011

    A new suicide prevention awareness video just released by the Army is aimed primarily at both junior leadership and first-line supervisors, to let them know their responsibility to be the first to identify and assist those in need.

  • Maneuver Battle Lab stages war games

    Aug 17, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Since Aug. 8, Fort Benning's Maneuver Battle Lab has been leading a nation-wide simulation experiment to assist the Army in decision making in support of the U.S. Army 2020 concept. The experiment, which ends Friday, precedes a war game that will be conducted by the Mission Command Battle Lab at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., later this year and will assist policymakers in how the Army can prevent conflict.

  • Resilience study can help DoD strengthen programs

    Aug 17, 2011

    The military has a plethora of programs aimed at building resilience in servicemembers and their families, but needs a better system in place to measure their success, a study has revealed.

  • Cavalry scouts receive cross saber at end of course

    Aug 17, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - In July, the first Cavalry scout trainees arrived at Fort Benning to complete their advanced individual training. On Wednesday " eight weeks later " 66 of 68 Soldiers from E Troop, 5th Squadron, 15th Cavalry Regiment, received their U.S. Army Cavalry (enlisted) Branch Insignia brass following the successful completion of a 20K Boot March. The insignia represented the completion of not only the situational training exercise but their rite of passage to becoming Cavalry scouts.

  • CFC kickoff set for early September

    Aug 17, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Combined Federal Campaign will kick off its annual campaign Sept. 7.

  • Schumacher seeking first trophy of year

    Aug 16, 2011

    Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher is enthused by his U.S. Army team's performance as it looks ahead to this weekend's Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway, Minn.

  • Army readies for next major network exercise

    Aug 10, 2011

    With its first Network Integration Evaluation in the rear-view mirror, the Army is gearing up for the next installment in a series of major field exercises designed to rapidly advance its tactical network.

  • Training center transferred to Iraqi Security Forces

    Aug 10, 2011

    Soldiers from the 1st Advise and Assist Task Force, 1st Infantry Division, transferred base operations and training responsibilities at the Manila Training Center near Chamchamal, Iraq, to the Kurdish Regional Guard, Aug. 4.

  • Love Dental Clinic closed after fire

    Aug 10, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Love Dental Clinic will be closed until further notice after a weekend fire caused “considerable” interior damage to the facility, post officials said.

  • Soldiers battle in Guard Best Warrior Competition

    Aug 10, 2011

    Fourteen Soldiers from across the Army National Guard competed in the 2011 Best Warrior Competition Friday through Monday on Fort Benning, Ga. The winners will go on to vie for the titles of All-Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year later this fall.

  • Offices reoccupy ‘beautiful’ MCoE headquarters

    Aug 10, 2011

    FORT BENNING Ga. - Post agencies, commands and offices displaced two years ago are filing back into Building 4.

  • Final Armor School museum vehicles arrive

    Aug 10, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The final shipment of Armor artifacts made it to Fort Benning last week. Sometime this decade, the U.S. Army’s National Armor and Cavalry Museum will open near the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center. But post officials said a showcase building is secondary to the organization’s main purpose.

  • Love Dental Clinic closed after fire

    Aug 10, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Love Dental Clinic will be closed until further notice after a weekend fire caused “considerable” interior damage to the facility, post officials said.

  • Infantry Soldiers tackle Leadership Reaction Course

    Aug 10, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Infantry Soldiers in their second week of one station unit training discovered the importance of teamwork Thursday. In the process, they also got a little relief from the summer heat.

  • Infantry Soldiers tackle Leadership Reaction Course

    Aug 10, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Infantry Soldiers in their second week of one station unit training discovered the importance of teamwork Thursday. In the process, they also got a little relief from the summer heat.

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