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Fort Benning soldier rescues neighbors from house fire
Two Fort Benning soldiers were not even aware they were neighbors, and now share a special bond after a close call Saturday night, Dec. 14. SPC Tristen Perez had just finished watching the Heisman presentation when he noticed something unusual through his backdoor window at around 9:30 p.m. "I thought it was a bonfire at first," says Perez.
Holidays see DUI increase
Officials say there has been an increase in drinking and driving on Fort Benning and the holidays can contribute to DUIs.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
197th Infantry Brigade bids farewell
The 197th Infantry Brigade bid farewell to Fort Benning Thursday as it cased its colors during a ceremony at Doughboy Stadium.
NCO Academy welcomes new commander
Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy Metheny took command of the Henry Caro Noncommissioned Officer Academy from outgoing Command Sgt.
Fort Benning Tax Center set to open doors Jan. 30
Soldiers, retirees and Family members can take advantage of free e-Filing for federal and state returns next month at the Fort Benning Tax Center.
Warning notification system launches
Fort Benning’s new Mass Warning and Notification System launched yesterday.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
USAA, HeritageBank and LaGrange Banking Co. enter Columbus market
Three financial institutions are entering the Columbus market, led by San Antonio, Texas-based USAA, with HeritageBank of the South and LaGrange Banking Co.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Mother, 29, gets five years in prison for twice breaking infant son's leg
A 29-year-old mother convicted last week of breaking her 8-month-old son’s leg in two places has been sentenced to five years in prison.
Google dives headfirst into robotics with Boston Dynamics buy
When it wants something, Google doesnt just stick its toe in the water. No, it simply dives in head first.
Business & Heritage Clarksville
Fort Benning soldier held in fatal accident
A Fort Benning soldier is being held without bond in the hit and run accident that killed a Fort Campbell soldier.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
5 questions with LaTivia Kincey-Rivers
ROBIN TRIMARCHI email@example.com Lativia Rivers is the vice-president for operations for the Columbus Visitors Bureau.
Phenix City man finds his home torn into pieces
Christmas is often family time, and many people tend to return home to celebrate the day.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Trees for Troops
ROBIN TRIMARCHI firstname.lastname@example.org Fort Benning families stood in line from early morning for a Christmas tree at the Trees for Troops at Wetherby Field Thursday.
197th Infantry Brigade deactivated at Fort Benning
The 197 Infantry Brigade, a basic training unit with history dating back to World War II and both Gulf War at Fort Benning, was officially discontinued Thursday in a ceremony at Doughboy Stadium.
Police: Victims of group-care home endured 'unspeakable acts of physical cruelty'
An investigation into an unlicensed Columbus group-care home that started in the summer has broadened to include a licensed home for disabled adults, according to Columbus Police.
Ready and Resilient seeks culture change
Col. Larry Reeves, the Army Resiliency Directorate’s deputy for campaign management, visited Fort Benning Dec. 4 to speak to a group of Maneuver Captains Career Course students about the resources the Army’s Ready and Resilient Campaign provides to Soldiers, Families and civilians.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Lansing State Journal
Made in Michigan: Gordon Schleicher
While I've visited colleagues, family and friends who retired to other parts, I know of no better place for me than right here in Michigan.
Santa Claus and face painting at Riverside
It’s going to look like Christmas Thursday at Riverside, the quarters for Fort Benning commander, Maj.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
End is near for 197th Infantry Brigade at Fort Benning
A reduction in basic training at Fort Benning will force the 197th Infantry Brigade to discontinue operations at the post.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Macon Telegraph
Ga. National Guard to process same-sex benefits
Lt Col. Thomas Lesnieski with the Georgia National Guard says applications for the military ID cards that allow access for health care and benefits will be processed at Fort Benning and the Clay National Guard Center in Marietta by employees being paid with federal funds.