Army Chief of Staff Attends Ranger School Graduation

By Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)August 26, 2015

U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley interacts with U.S. Army Rangers before the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade graduated U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
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The Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade graduates U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
2 / 20 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade graduates U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015. Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley interacts with U.S. Army Ranger Veterans before the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade graduated U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
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U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley interacts with U.S. Army Ranger Veterans before the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade graduated U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
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U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley interacts with U.S. Army Ranger instructors before the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade graduated U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
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U.S. Army Rangers demonstrated training before the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade graduated U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
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U.S. Army Rangers demonstrated training before the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade graduated U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
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U.S. Army Rangers demonstrated training before the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade graduated U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
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U.S. Army Rangers demonstrated training before the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade graduated U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
9 / 20 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Rangers demonstrated training before the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade graduated U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015. Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Rangers demonstrated training before the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade graduated U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
10 / 20 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Rangers demonstrated training before the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade graduated U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015. Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Rangers demonstrated training before the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade graduated U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
11 / 20 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Rangers demonstrated training before the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade graduated U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015. Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Cpt. Kristen Griest smiles at friends and family as she waits with her U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 to graduate at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Griest and class member 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
12 / 20 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Cpt. Kristen Griest smiles at friends and family as she waits with her U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 to graduate at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015. Griest and class member 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley congratulates U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 during their graduation at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
13 / 20 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley congratulates U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 during their graduation at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015. Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley congratulates Cpt. Kristen Griest and U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 during their graduation at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Griest and class member 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
14 / 20 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley congratulates Cpt. Kristen Griest and U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 during their graduation at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015. Griest and class member 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley congratulates1st Lt. Shaye Haver  and U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 during their graduation at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Haver and class member Cpt. Kristen Griest became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
15 / 20 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley congratulates1st Lt. Shaye Haver and U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 during their graduation at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015. Haver and class member Cpt. Kristen Griest became the first female graduates of the school. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Cpt. Kristen Griest and U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 render a salute during their graduation at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Griest and class member 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
16 / 20 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Cpt. Kristen Griest and U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 render a salute during their graduation at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015. Griest and class member 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley congratulates awardees during the graduation of U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
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U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 receive their Ranger tab during their graduation at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
18 / 20 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Ranger School Class 08-15 receive their Ranger tab during their graduation at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015. Class members Cpt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver became the first female graduates of the school. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley congratulates 1st Lt. Shaye Haver for graduating U.S. Army Ranger School at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Haver and class member Cpt. Kristen Griest became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
19 / 20 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley congratulates 1st Lt. Shaye Haver for graduating U.S. Army Ranger School at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015. Haver and class member Cpt. Kristen Griest became the first female graduates of the school. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Cpt. Kristen Griest (right) and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver (left) receive their Ranger tab during their graduation From the U.S. Army Ranger School at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015.  Griest and Haver became the first female graduates of the school.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
20 / 20 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Cpt. Kristen Griest (right) and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver (left) receive their Ranger tab during their graduation From the U.S. Army Ranger School at Fort Benning, GA, Aug. 21, 2015. Griest and Haver became the first female graduates of the school. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL

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