FORT BENNING NEWS

From college student, to Soldier, now U.S. Army FORSCOM Best Warrior 2019

Story by SGT Andrew McNeil on 09/17/2019 FORT BRAGG, N.C. The sun cut through the leafy canopy of a North Carolina wood line illuminating a map on the ground. It was made with lines in the dirt, sticks and other scraps. A spent smoke grenade represented the building where a
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In our sights

Story by SSgt Ashley Sokolov on 09/16/2019 Locate and identify target. Estimate range. Estimate wind speed and direction. Adjust body, weapon, elevation and parallax. Inhale, relax. Aim. Exhale. Squeeze trigger. Call shot. For a month, two instructors from the Fort Benning, Ga., United States Army Sniper Course assisted the Nuclear
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U.S. Army Reserve Veterinarian Provides Realistic Civil Affairs Training at Genesee Country Village and Museum

Story by MAJ Carter Langston on 09/13/2019 The Army veterinarian at the Genesee Country Village and Museum on Sat., Sept. 7 would not vaccinate the sheep, nor would he provide any clinical diagnoses. Instead, he informed a group of U.S. Army Reserve Civil Affairs Soldiers how essential their assistance i
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Rangers recognized as Army ATHP Team of the Year

Story by Dani Johnson on 09/13/2019 FORT LEE, Va. The team from the 75th Ranger Regiment proved they were the best at receiving and storing munitions in the weeklong Army Ammunition Transfer Holding Point (ATHP) Team of the Year competition at Fort Pickett, Virginia. The ATHP Team of the Year
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Female Airman earns a Ranger tab

Story by Vicki Stein on 09/13/2019 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Since 1955 when the Army began accepting Airmen into its school, nearly 300 Airmen across different AFSCs have earned the Ranger tab. This week, Air Force 1st Lt. Chelsey Hibsch joined those ranks and became the first Air
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With two-day SHARP Forum, Fort Benning eyes next steps in curbing sexual assault

Story by Franklin Fisher on 09/04/2019 FORT BENNING, Ga. A two-day gathering of experts on dealing with sexual assault and sexual harassment opened here Sept. 4 with the main focus on what can be done to prevent sexual assaults from happening in the first place. The first day of Fort
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