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New #USArmy recruits @FortBenning demonstrate skills with hand grenade training

New #USArmy recruits @FortBenning demonstrate skills with hand grenade training

FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Basic trainees seeking to become Infantrymen focused on hand grenade training, June 9, at the Malone Complex on Fort Benning. During the six-hour course, trainees were briefed on hand grenade operation, how to hold a hand grenade, how to correctly throw a hand grenade and how to kneel after one is thrown. The training began with a safety briefing in the morning at mock bay before their grenade assessment phase at live bay. "The mock bay brief exists to give Soldiers more practice throws with their grenade before going to live bay," said Sgt. 1st Class James Scates Jr., noncommissioned officer in charge of Malone 1 hand grenades. The event is a graduation requirement for basic combat training. Over a period of 14 weeks, trainees acquire tactical and survival skills that can be used during future missions and exercises. Recruits used two M67 grenades to ...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/170232

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