Fort Benning

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


Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC)


Apr 15-18, 2019

Five courses in session with 158 students from 12 countries.

Command & General Staff Officer Course, Class of 2018-2019
(67 students) studies The Reconstruction of a Discarded Army, The American Way of War, and The Past as Prologue; and prepare their Thesis Defense Essays.

Maneuver Captains Career Course-WHINSEC
(25 students) conducts Operations Order briefings and Close Combat Tactical Training at Clarke Sim Center, and studies Company Training Management.

Countering Transnational Threats Course
(26 students) conducts a Field Training Exercise in Training Area W-2 all week, practicing Riverine Operations. Patrol Base Operations, Patrolling, and Actions on the Objective.

Interagency Crisis Action Planning Course
(15 students) conducts an evaluated Staff Training Exercise and research for the evaluated Group Presentation, which will be done Thursday; also has a guest speaker from Joint Task Force Bravo (Honduras).

International Operational Law Course
(25 students) conducts Human Rights & Humanitarian Law Research, Lawful Use of Lethal and non-Lethal Force exercises at Clarke Sim Center, and a Human Rights trip to Andersonville National Historic Site.