FORT BENNING, Ga — On May 6, Maj. Gen. Patrick Donahoe, Commanding General U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence, visited the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command’s Fleet Maintenance Expansion team at Fort Benning, Georgia.
During his visit Donahoe toured the logistics organizations on the installation to include re-familiarizing himself with the mission and facilities which the FMX supports, and the Programs of Instruction that the MCoE conducts.
While touring the Combat Systems Division, Donahoe was able to observe how the FMX employees support the MCoE tracked equipment and wheeled combat systems that supply the division.
Throughout his visit, Donahoe offered his thanks to the employees and supervisors who play an important part in maintaining the MCoE’s operational readiness and recognized several members of the team with MCOE’s Commander’s Coin for Excellence.
Col. Bryan Fowler, Deputy Chief of Staff-Sustainment for MCoE, accompanied Donahoe on his visit. Fowler also expressed his appreciation for what the FMX team is accomplishing in support of the MCoE mission.
Fort Benning’s vision is the be the center of gravity in the Army for producing trained combat Soldiers and is the primary driver for development of the future force. TACOM’s FMX provides the MCoE the support needed to help the installation reach that goal.
MCoE provides training and combat-readiness to Soldiers and Army leaders. The organization also develops the doctrine and capabilities of the Maneuver Force and individual Soldier and provides a world-class quality of life for Soldiers, civilians and dependents to ensure the Army’s Maneuver Force remains the world’s premier combat force.