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Soldiers of the Reconnaissance and Surveillance and Leaders Course exemplified smart Soldier skills as they remained focused and alert on the objective of getting to a safe area, despite debris flying as the Black Hawk descended to extract them from their first field training exercise Sept. 30.
During a ceremony presented in both the Korean and English language, the Fort Benning community celebrated the 65th anniversary of the creation of the Republic of Korea armed forces Oct. 2 in Derby Auditorium."Over 65 years ago Korean military forces, together with United Nations forces, crossed the 38th parallel into North Korea for the unification of two Koreas," said Lt. Col. Kim Kyung Chan, Korean Liaison officer to the Maneuver Center of Excellence. "If there were no sacrifices of the Korean War veterans, there would be no current or future Korea."
About 45 minutes from the main entrance to Fort Benning stands the perfect place for a day trip - Pine Mountain, Georgia, and its many trails.A few weeks ago my husband and I began looking for more outdoor activities that were dog friendly; with the weather finally warming up, we wanted more places to take our almost 100-pound puppy, Apollo, so he could let out some of his pent up energy. We found out about the Pine Mountain trails from a friend at the on-post dog park, and decided to give it a try.