I'm actually OK with this. I think the skills were useful, but could be (and largely were) taught in other courses. I think the only reason people go to this school--and certainly the only reason I went, as an S2 in the 160th--was because it has a cool badge associated with it.
The Army will discontinue its historic Pathfinder School at Fort Benning, Georgia, as leaders prepare for fiscal constraints in future budgets and expect a shift in how they wage war.
Pathfinder School at Fort Benning slated to officially get the ax