Fort Benning

U.S. Army Fort Benning and The Maneuver Center of Excellence


Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC)


Feb 19-22, 2019

Nine courses in session with 340 students from 13 countries.

Command & General Staff Officer Course, Class of 2018-2019
(67 students) studies Integrating and Executing Close Air Support (CAS), Tactical Sustainment, Risk & Adaptability, Major Operations Planning, and in history, World War II: Combined Bomber Offensive, 1942-1945.

Medical Assistance Course
(23 students) studies Battlemind Warrior Resiliency, Suicide Prevention and Environmental Threats; conducts Individual Skills Validation and Medical Simulation Training Center Trauma Scenarios: Detailed Physical Exam, Head, Abdominal, Burns and Musculoskeletal Traumas.

Joint Interagency Operations Course
(25 students) conducts a Unified Action Panel Discussion and studies U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army and U.S. Coast Guard Roles, Functions, Capabilities & Limitations; also studies Special Operations Forces and Cyberspace Operations.

Transnational Threat Network Intelligence Analyst Course
(26 students) studies Threat Objectives & End States, Information Collection & Management, Enemy Courses of Action (Identify, Develop, Evaluate & Prioritize), then students brief their findings, both individually and in groups.

Maneuver Captains Career Course-WHINSEC
(24 students) studies Command & Control, Doctrinal Fundamentals and the Operational Environment; U.S. students develop a battalion-level training event while the international students take a Field Studies Program trip to Atlanta.

Small Unit Leader Course
(30 students) studies Risk Management, Supply Procedures, Training Management, and Combat Orders.

Joint Logistics & Security Assistance Course
(15 students) conducts a TEMPO simulation game and a Case Study of USSOUTHCOM Joint Task Force-Haiti; studies U.S. Army Tactical & Operational Logistics; U.S. Army Transportation Corps & Health Services Operations; Strategic Logistics Policy; and Joint Command Relationships & Authorities.

Cadet Leadership Development Course
(104 students) conducts Combat Water Survival Training (CWST), a Map Reading Exam, Confidence Course, Terrain Association & Land Navigation and Mechanical Training on the M4 rifle; studies Leadership Traits & Behaviors, and Leadership & Culture.

Countering Transnational Threats Course
(26 students) conducts a Diagnostic Physical Fitness Test and Combat Water Survival Training (CWST); studies the Profession of Arms (Ethics), the Armed Forces & Democracy, Democracy & Human Rights, and Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield (IPB).