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More than 3,000 turn out for graduation, wreath laying at Infantry Museum
Nearly three years after losing their Ranger son in battle in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, Donna and Timothy Vogeler watched in the stands today as another son completed training at Fort Benning.
Georgia Army Bases Facing Cuts
With the U.S. Army developing plans to cut 80,000 troops from its active-duty roster, one military expert says it will be nearly impossible for Georgia's three major Army bases to avoid some reduction in personnel.
Thu May 23, 2013
Richard Hyatt: Brazen enough to meet The Duke
Someone recovered enough to suggest we forsake the heat and go inside where the air conditioner was running full speed.
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7 Fort Benning schools to close in September during teachers furloughs
Six elementary and one middle schools at Fort Benning will be closed up to five days in September as teachers take furloughs in the Department of Defense Education Activity.
Battleground soil given place of honor in Atlanta
A month ago, the retired Army lieutenant colonel had a brainstorm that the Atlanta History Center's dedication of its redone Veterans Park on Memorial Day would be more memorable if it could include a "Sacred Soil" ceremony.
Wed May 22, 2013
Warrior Transition Battalion gets new commander
Lt. Col. Veronica A. Kouassi relinquished command to Lt. Col. Kyle Feger in a ceremony officiated by Col.
The Voice of Benning to retire
Gen. H. R. McMaster and Command Sgt. Maj. Jimmy Carabello, the commanding general and command sergeant major of the Maneuver Center of Excellence, we welcome you to today’s ceremony.” When Steve Thiele served as a chaplain’s assistant at Fort Benning in the 1970s, a Catholic nun told him he had a great voice and he needed to share it ... (more)
58 Future leaders encouraged to do the "right thing"
Fifty-eight future leaders in the United States military and Western Hemisphere countries were encouraged to do the right thing when no one else is looking Wednesday during a graduation at Fort Benning’s McGinnis-Wickam Hall.
Brooks is scheduled to appear before federal Magistrate Judge Alan Baverman Wednesday.
Tue May 21, 2013
Ranger posthumously awarded Silver Star at Fort Benning
Sgt. Ronald A. Kubik, a Ranger with the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Battalion at Fort Benning, was posthumously awarded the Silver Star today for his actions during a 2010 raid in Afghanistan.
Sun May 19, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Veterinarians graduate from Tufts University
Veterinarians have served in the U.S. Army since the days of George Washington. Once they served as farriers for cavalry horses.
Army Pvt. Nicholas D. King has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Ga.
During the nine weeks of training, the KIng received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.
Fri May 17, 2013
Dimon Kendrick-Holmes commentary: Not quite the MCSD growth we expected
The bomb was Myles Caggins, chief of operations and facilities for the Muscogee County School District, telling a crowd at a public hearing that the district must close not two schools, but six.
Fifty Years Ago Today, May 18, 1963
President Kennedy flies to racially troubled Alabama today for two speeches and perhaps a crucial meeting with defiant segregationist Gov.
Marine Corps Times
Know the motorcycle rules DoD-wide and at the base level
Airman 1st Class James Mason, 28th Civil Engineer Squadron, rides his motorcycle around Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., on Aug.
Wed May 15, 2013
Education center helps Soldiers access benefits
Soldiers at Fort Benning and across the Army have the opportunity to further their educations, as the Army offers numerous educational benefits and opportunities to Soldiers, Family members and veterans.
Vehicles to serve as reminder of MRAP legacy
Fort Benning recently became home to a new piece of armored warfare history, as three Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles were delivered to the armor restoration shop on Sand Hill last month.
What the future may hold
Keynote speaker Melanie Braam offered insightful words of wisdom from a variety of well-known individuals along with helpful and genuine advice of her own to the 12 Marshall East Campus Learning Alternative graduates at the 2013 graduation ceremony Tuesday morning.
Tue May 14, 2013
June 13: Pulitzer Prize winning author Rick Atkinson to speak
Pulitzer Prize winning author and noted military historian Rick Atkinson will be speaking at 1 p.m. June 13 at Fort Benning in the headquarters building .