CSA visits Ft. Benning

By D. Myles CullenOctober 21, 2009

The daughter of Jacqueline Ramirez looks at the Certificate of Appreciation her mother was awarded by Gen. George W. Casey Jr., as part of her father's reenlistment ceremony in Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009.
1 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The daughter of Jacqueline Ramirez looks at the Certificate of Appreciation her mother was awarded by Gen. George W. Casey Jr., as part of her father's reenlistment ceremony in Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
The Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., talks with Soldiers that are participating in urban combat training at Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009.
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The Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., looks through an elevated catwalk to watch Soldiers practice clearing rooms at the initial entry training in Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009.
3 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., looks through an elevated catwalk to watch Soldiers practice clearing rooms at the initial entry training in Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers at Ft. Benning, Ga., train on proper entry techniques during their urban warfare training while the Chief of Staff of the Army, George W. Casey Jr., observes on Oct. 20, 2009.
4 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers at Ft. Benning, Ga., train on proper entry techniques during their urban warfare training while the Chief of Staff of the Army, George W. Casey Jr., observes on Oct. 20, 2009. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers gather as the Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., addresses the Soldiers at the initial entry training course in Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009.  Casey referenced the Soldiers Creed, Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sgt Jared Monti and the importance of service while addressing the Soldiers.
5 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers gather as the Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., addresses the Soldiers at the initial entry training course in Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009. Casey referenced the Soldiers Creed, Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sgt Jared Monti and the importance of service while addressing the Soldiers. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., addresses a group of Soldiers at the initial entry training course in Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009.  Casey referenced the Soldiers Creed, Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sgt Jared Monti and the importance of service while addressing the Soldiers.
6 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., addresses a group of Soldiers at the initial entry training course in Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009. Casey referenced the Soldiers Creed, Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sgt Jared Monti and the importance of service while addressing the Soldiers. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
A National Infantry Museum guide starts a presentation on the infantry's history to Soldiers at Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009. The museum opened its doors on June 19, 2009
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The "Follow Me" statue stands at the entrance of the National Infantry Museum in Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009.  The statue was created in 1959 by two soldiers, Private 1st Class Manfred Bass, sculptor and designer, and Private First Class Karl H. Van Krog, his assistant.
8 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The "Follow Me" statue stands at the entrance of the National Infantry Museum in Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009. The statue was created in 1959 by two soldiers, Private 1st Class Manfred Bass, sculptor and designer, and Private First Class Karl H. Van Krog, his assistant. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., reviews an exhibit at the National Infantry Museum at Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009.  The exhibit reads "For two centuries I have kept our nation safe, purchasing freedom with my blood. To tyrants, I am the day of reckoning; to the oppressed, the hope for the future. Where the fighting is thick, there am I ... I am the Infantry! FOLLOW ME!"
9 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., reviews an exhibit at the National Infantry Museum at Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009. The exhibit reads "For two centuries I have kept our nation safe, purchasing freedom with my blood. To tyrants, I am the day of reckoning; to the oppressed, the hope for the future. Where the fighting is thick, there am I ... I am the Infantry! FOLLOW ME!" (Photo Credit: D, Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Maj. Gen. (ret) Jerry White leads the Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., through the "The Last 100 Yards" exhibit at the National Infantry museum in Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009.  The museum's signature exhibit contains scenes from eight wars in US infantry history and features life like figures cast from actual Soldiers.
10 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Maj. Gen. (ret) Jerry White leads the Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., through the "The Last 100 Yards" exhibit at the National Infantry museum in Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009. The museum's signature exhibit contains scenes from eight wars in US infantry history and features life like figures cast from actual Soldiers. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., walks past posters from past wars at the National Infantry museum in Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009.  The museum, which opened on June 19, 2009, is 190,000 square feet in size and honors the history of infantry forces in the United States Army.
11 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., walks past posters from past wars at the National Infantry museum in Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009. The museum, which opened on June 19, 2009, is 190,000 square feet in size and honors the history of infantry forces in the United States Army. (Photo Credit: D, Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Five Soldiers are reenlisted by the Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., in front of the National Infantry Museum in Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009.
12 / 13 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Five Soldiers are reenlisted by the Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., in front of the National Infantry Museum in Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
The 82nd Airborne patch is worn on the uniform of a UH-60 Blackhawk Crew Chief at Ft. Benning, Ga., Oct. 20, 2009.
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