Local UFC legend speaks at ASC Tactical Combatives class graduation

By Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs February 19, 2013

Army Sustainment Command Soldier Sgt. Walter Buck poses with former Ultimate Fighting Championship Welterweight Champion Pat Miletich after a Modern Army Combatives Level 2 Tactical Combatives certification graduation ceremony Feb. 8 at Rock Island Arsenal's fitness center. Miletich spoke to the six ASC Soldiers about how the MAC program has been instrumental in the development of world-class fighters and the success of the sport.  Buck, along with Capt. Justin Bergen, Sgts. 1st Class Curtis Benjamin, Matthew Favory, and David Stephenson, Staff Sgt. Tony Reed, gained their certificates after a grueling two-week course that teaches advanced hand-to-hand combat techniques and builds on the philosophies and methodology of the MAC program. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Sustainment Command Soldier Sgt. Walter Buck poses with former Ultimate Fighting Championship Welterweight Champion Pat Miletich after a Modern Army Combatives Level 2 Tactical Combatives certification graduation ceremony Feb. 8 at Rock Island Arsenal's fitness center. Miletich spoke to the six ASC Soldiers about how the MAC program has been instrumental in the development of world-class fighters and the success of the sport. Buck, along with Capt. Justin Bergen, Sgts. 1st Class Curtis Benjamin, Matthew Favory, and David Stephenson, Staff Sgt. Tony Reed, gained their certificates after a grueling two-week course that teaches advanced hand-to-hand combat techniques and builds on the philosophies and methodology of the MAC program. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs ) VIEW ORIGINAL
Retired mixed martial artist and former Ultimate Fighting Championship Welterweight Champion Pat Miletich joined the Army Sustainment Command as they recognized six Soldiers who attained Modern Army Combatives Level 2 Tactical Combatives certification Feb. 8 at Rock Island Arsenal's fitness center.  Miletich spoke to the ASC Soldiers about how the MAC program has been instrumental in the development of world-class fighters and the success of the sport.  The six Soldiers from ASC, Capt. Justin Bergen, Sgts. 1st Class Curtis Benjamin, Matthew Favory, and David Stephenson, Staff Sgt. Tony Reed, and Sgt. Walter Buck, achieved their certificates after a grueling two-week course that teaches advanced hand-to-hand combat techniques and builds on the philosophies and methodology of the MAC program. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Retired mixed martial artist and former Ultimate Fighting Championship Welterweight Champion Pat Miletich joined the Army Sustainment Command as they recognized six Soldiers who attained Modern Army Combatives Level 2 Tactical Combatives certification Feb. 8 at Rock Island Arsenal's fitness center. Miletich spoke to the ASC Soldiers about how the MAC program has been instrumental in the development of world-class fighters and the success of the sport. The six Soldiers from ASC, Capt. Justin Bergen, Sgts. 1st Class Curtis Benjamin, Matthew Favory, and David Stephenson, Staff Sgt. Tony Reed, and Sgt. Walter Buck, achieved their certificates after a grueling two-week course that teaches advanced hand-to-hand combat techniques and builds on the philosophies and methodology of the MAC program. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs ) VIEW ORIGINAL
The Army Sustainment Command certified six Soldiers in the Modern Army Combative Level 2 Tactical Combatives program Feb. 8, at the Rock Island Arsenal fitness center.  (From left " standing) ASC MAC Instructor Sgt. 1st Class Jay Denton; Sgt. Walter Buck; Capt. Justin Bergen; Sgt. 1st Class Curtis Benjamin; Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Favory; Assistant Instructor Staff Sgt. Jacob Hobbs (Hobbs is assigned to Company A, 34th Brigade Special Troops Battalion of the Iowa National Guard); (from left " kneeling) Staff Sgt. Tony Reed; ASC MAC Instructor Sgt. 1st Class Travis Nargang; and Sgt. 1st Class David Stephenson.  Retired mixed martial artist and former Ultimate Fighting Championship Welterweight Champion, Pat Miletich, spoke to the ASC Soldiers about how the MAC program has been instrumental in the development of world-class fighters and the success of the sport.  (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Army Sustainment Command certified six Soldiers in the Modern Army Combative Level 2 Tactical Combatives program Feb. 8, at the Rock Island Arsenal fitness center. (From left " standing) ASC MAC Instructor Sgt. 1st Class Jay Denton; Sgt. Walter Buck; Capt. Justin Bergen; Sgt. 1st Class Curtis Benjamin; Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Favory; Assistant Instructor Staff Sgt. Jacob Hobbs (Hobbs is assigned to Company A, 34th Brigade Special Troops Battalion of the Iowa National Guard); (from left " kneeling) Staff Sgt. Tony Reed; ASC MAC Instructor Sgt. 1st Class Travis Nargang; and Sgt. 1st Class David Stephenson. Retired mixed martial artist and former Ultimate Fighting Championship Welterweight Champion, Pat Miletich, spoke to the ASC Soldiers about how the MAC program has been instrumental in the development of world-class fighters and the success of the sport. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs ) VIEW ORIGINAL