First Women to Graduate From Ft. Benning Infantry OSUT
First Females to Complete Infantry One Station Unit Training
A Company, 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, 198th
Infantry Brigade, graduated 137 new U.S. Army infantry soldiers,including
the first 18 women to complete Infantry One Unit Station Training (OSUT).
All the graduates have met the high physical demands of Infantry OSUT and
met the same standard as previous Infantry OSUT classes.
As the Army's newest infantry soldiers, they will bear the insignia of the cross-rifles
and wear the distinctive blue cord on their Army Service Uniform.
The 198th Infantry Brigade transforms civilians into disciplined Infantrymen
who embody the warrior ethos in order to support an Army at war.