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Fort Benning team wins best medic competition

Fort Benning, GA (WTVM) – A two man team of Rangers from Fort Benning is the first winners of a new Best Medic Competition.

The team, which included Sgt. 1st Class John Maitha and Staff Sgt. Christopher Whitaker, beat out more than 30 others pairs according to an article in the Army Times.

The competition took place this weekend in Texas.  It included M-9 and M-4 stress shoots, land navigation, day and night combat medic lanes, a written test and a buddy run.

Both men are long serving soldiers - who combined have completed 14 combat tours.

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