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Officer candidates lower national colors at Fort Benning

Officer candidates move forward to lower the flag that flies above Fort Benning at the end of the duty day. The soldiers are enrolled at the Officer Candidate School. The school is an intensive 12-week course that trains soldiers into United States Army officers and future leaders of America. It is one of only three U.S. Army officer commissioning sources, alongside U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the Reserve Officers' Training Corps. (U.S. Army Photo/ Officer Candidate Tanangachi Mfuni)



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This work, Officer candidates lower national colors at Fort Benning [Image 7 of 11], by SGT Tanangachi Mfuni, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.20.2014

Date Posted:01.22.2014 19:59

Photo ID:1154230

VIRIN:140120-A-KD838-006

Resolution:3456x4608

Size:2.54 MB

Location:FORT BENNING, GA, USGlobe

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