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WHINSEC celebrates newly renovated school

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FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) -
The Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation dedicated its new campus at Fort Benning in a ribbon cutting ceremony at the doors of Bradley Hall, Wednesday, April 16.

Brig. Gen. Christopher P. Hughes, Deputy Commanding General of the Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth, will be the keynote speaker.  As the CG of CAC's Leader Development & Education Department, Gen. Hughes has WHINSEC asone of his organizations.

The campus consists of eight buildings built in the 1920s to house Fort Benning's first hospital. 

Six of the buildings, including Bradley Hall, have been renovated and are in use by the Institute, with the last two scheduledfor completion in early 2015.  

Bradley Hall served as the home of the National Infantry Museum from 1977 to 2008.

Officials report the historic buildings retain their character while inside now contains state-of-the-art classrooms and modern offices that, 'provide the setting for continuing the education and training that earned the Institute the designation of Institution of Excellence by the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command,' officials stated in press release.

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