COL John D. Suggs Jr. will be the keynote speaker for the Fort Benning's 2019 observance of the National Hispanic Heritage Month, on Sept. 20, 2019, starting at 11:30 A.M. at the McGinnis-Wickman Hall, bldg. 4., Fenty Classroom.
ACFT – Members of the Institute familiarize themselves with the Army Combat Fitness Test. LTC Michael Ufford, WHINSEC Instructor conducts a Standing Power Throw, while COL John D. Suggs Jr., WHINSEC Commandant observes and assists on the event.
Combined Grad 22Aug2019 – LT Cándido A. Domínguez Rivera, Mexican Army, is presented the Distinguished Honor Graduate Award for his performance on the Inter Agency Crisis Action Planning Course which culminated on Aug. 22, 2019.
Combined Graduation 22AUG2019 – Representatives of four nations complete the academic requirements for the Cadet Leadership Development Course. During this iteration, eight U.S. Army ROTC cadets participated alongside cadets from Colombia, Costa Rica, and Ecuador.
International Flag Ceremony – Sixty-two representatives of 12 nations present the flags of their respective countries as an indicator of their participation on the official opening of the Command and General Staff Officer Course academic year 2019 – 2020.
Change of Responsibility Ceremony. – Institute’s incoming CSM, CSM Jose S. Lopez receives the Spontoon from COL John D. Suggs Jr, WHINSEC Commandant, as he assumes the duties as the senior enlisted advisor to the command.
After a hiatus of over ten years, WHINSEC is honored to have representatives of Ecuador amongst is cadre and student body. And as with all countries represented here, a celebration commemorating their sovereignty was conducted this past Aug 9, 2019.
As part of the professional development of WHINSEC cadre, the Center for Democracy and Human Rights hosted representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross for a workshop on the Lawful Use of Force from July 23 to 26, 2019.
COL John D Suggs Jr. thanks Ambassador Carlos H Moojen de Abreu, Consul General of Brazil in Atlanta, upon completion of his remarks during the Ceremony held at the Institute to celebrate 197 years of Independence of the Republic of Brazil.
September 9 -13, 2019
One course in session with 62 students from 12 countries.
The Command & General Staff Officer Course, with 62 students in the Army Doctrine and Planning block of instruction.