Soldier Of The Week

Soldier of The Week SSG Coombs

A Fort Benning Army troop with ten years in is recognized as the Soldier of the Week. Staff Sergeant Mark Coombs entered the army as a cavalry scout. He currently serves Uncle Sam as a senior drill sergeant with Echo…

Soldier of The Week, Major Byron Greene

An Army major with a large collection of overseas assignments is the Columbus Rotary Club's soldier of the week. Major Byron Greene, who hails from California, began his army career as a military police officer in 2004. He's served as…

Soldier Of The Week

An Army troop with an unusual background has become Soldier of the Week. Army Staff Sergeant Eric Dean initially trained as a combat engineer. Dean went on to become the best of the best in his field by successfully completing…

Soldier of The Week

Developing meaningful relationships with our allies is where our soldier of the week excels. Sergeant First Class Raul Molina is a senior instructor at the western hemisphere institute for security cooperation. Originally from Ecuador SFC Molina became a U.S. citizen…

Soldier Of The Week

Commissioned officers can also become a soldier of the week. Perfect proof is lieutenant Colonel Bradley Velotta who serves as the chief of staff of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation. LTC Velotta has served in numerous leadership roles…

Soldier Of The Week

Some soldiers at Fort Benning train our foreign allies and that's where our soldier of the week comes in. Staff Sergeant Rodny Yefune serves as a small group leader at the Western Hemisphere¬† Institute…

Soldier Of The Week

Did you know former sailors sometimes make good soldiers.   Staff Sergeant Jon P. Porche joined the navy after the 9-11 terror attacks then switched service to the army in 2007. Since then Porche has run up the enlisted ranks…

Soldier of The Week

If you are interested in talking tanks our soldier of the week is the one to turn to. Captain Matthew St. Clair first came to Fort Benning ten years ago for basic training and officer candidate school. He was commissioned…

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