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New memorial at National Infantry Museum honors GWOT veterans

By Jess Dupree, Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs

COLUMBUS, Ga. (Oct. 17, 2017) – The National Infantry Museum hosted service members and veterans to dedicate the first Global War on Terrorism memorial here during a ceremony at the museum yesterday. 547 more words

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Mother shares personal story of loss during Suicide Prevention Month

By Bryan Gatchell, Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning Public Affairs

FORT BENNING, Ga. (Oct. 3, 2017) – As part of September as Suicide Prevention Month, Fort Benning’s Army Substance Abuse Program hosted an event Thursday during which a mother shared her experience losing her adult son to suicide. 805 more words

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Gold Star Mothers honored during brunch

FORT BENNING, Ga. (Sept. 29, 2017) – The U.S. Army’s Gold Star program is designed to meet the needs of families who have been touched by the loss of a soldier. 289 more words

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Guest speakers talk de-stigmatizing mental illness for Suicide Prevention Month

By Bryan Gatchell, Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning Public Affairs

FORT BENNING, Ga. (Sept. 27, 2017) – Two speakers visited the Maneuver Center of Excellence here as part of the Army Substance Abuse Program’s Suicide Prevention Month event “In Our Own Voice” Tuesday to talk about and de-stigmatize mental illness. 554 more words

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Soldiers soon to separate find career opportunities at hiring event

FORT BENNING, Ga. (Sept. 26, 2017) – What used to be a job fair is now a hiring event.

Soldier For Life – Transition Assistance Program brought companies in by the dozens. 387 more words

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MCoE, Fort Benning honor Gold Star Mothers, Family members during formal brunch

By Bryan Gatchell, Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning Public Affairs

FORT BENNING, Ga. (Sept. 25, 2017) – The family members of fallen service members gathered at the Benning Club here Sunday for a formal brunch in honor of them, their loss, and their strength. 772 more words

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Fort Benning, Maneuver Center of Excellence celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

By Jess Dupree, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs Office

FORT BENNING, Ga. (Sept. 26, 2017) – Members of the Fort Benning community gathered at McGinnis-Wickam Hall to celebrate Hispanic American culture and contributions during a recognition event Friday. 409 more words

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