Ft. Benning drill sergeant suspended following fight with trainee

Ft. Benning drill sergeant suspended following fight with trainee
Ft. Benning drill sergeant suspended following fight with trainee (Source: WTVM)

FORT BENNING, Ga. (WTVM) - A Fort Benning drill sergeant has been suspended after a fight with a member of a training unit.

The video of the altercation began circulating on social media this month. A group of recruits can be seen standing in what appears to be a barracks room when the fight took place. The drill sergeant was wearing a neon vest.

Fort Benning Spokesman Ben Garrett said the incident is being investigated by military police and brigade commanders.

A Fort Benning spokesperson released the following statement regarding the incident:

"We are aware of an alleged assault by a Drill Sergeant against a member of a training unit. Military Police and the Brigade Command are investigating the incident and the Drill Sergeant has been suspended pending the outcome.

To view the video, click here.

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