New colors uncased at Fort Benning

FORT BENNING, GA. - The colors of the 194th Armored Brigade and the 316th Cavalry Brigade were uncased Monday at Brave Rifles Field at Fort Benning.

Uncasing the colors is a military tradition and signifies the arrival of the brigades from Fort Knox. The 194th and the 316th are part of the U.S. Army Armor School.

The colors were cased on June 10 during a ceremony at Fort Knox.

The Armor School provides instruction to Soldiers, noncommissioned officers and officers from the Regular Army, Army Reserve, Army National Guard and the United States Marine Corps as well as allied soldiers from more than 20 countries.

The Armor School conducts 17 courses including basic training for Abrams tanks and Bradley Fighting Vehicles maintainers, master gunners and Basic and Advanced Officer Leader courses. Maj. Gen. Robert Brown, the commander of the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning, was the reviewing officer at the uncasing ceremony.

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