(Ft. Benning, GA) Trouble is brewing at Fort Benning after a cell phone video is emailed up the Chain of Command.
The video was reportedly shot on Post and features four Senior Enlisted personnel gambling, allegedly during work hours.
The video was emailed to WLTZ, Fort Benning Commanding General McMaster and the Army's Chief of Staff, General Ray Ordierno....with the message "Sorry to inform you but this is what your senior enlisted does while their supposed to be training soldiers"
The soldiers allegedly belong to the 198th Infantry Training Brigade and they are seen engaging in a game of poker...one of the players says its for cash in the video.
A spokesperson for Fort Benning says "we are taking this seriously and looking in to it".
The timing of the video coincides with Columbus leaders and members of Congress lobbying the military to keep Fort Benning's combat brigade active. The 3ABCT is one of 21 brigades the army is considering deactivating.
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