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  1. Congressional panel builds case for Georgia military basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Stars and Stripes

    Not so long ago, a state legislative committee on military affairs, along with some members of the Georgia congressional delegation and experts on military business and procurement procedures, made a stop at Fort Benning as part of a series of meetings at the state's armed services installations. The focus of the Benning meeting was the same as at all the others: to talk about ways to strengthen the case for Georgia's bases before the next Base Realignment and Closure process begins - which it inevitably will, even if we don't know when.


  2. Fort Bliss' new 1-35 Armor leader driven by ranger backgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    When Lt. Col. Alexis Rivera Espada was a young soldier, he served as a noncommissioned officer with the the highly respected 75th Ranger Regiment at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.


  3. Commander says Fort Benning preparing for war, another combat brigadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Fort Benning commander Maj. Gen. Eric J. Wesley was straightforward Tuesday afternoon as he addressed business and civic leaders in the Chattahoochee Valley community about the state of Fort Benning.


  4. Georgia public schools awarded $1.5 million grant to help military dependentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The Muscogee County School District in Georgia has been awarded a $1.5 million federal grant over five years to fund a project designed to increase support for military dependent students' social and emotional well-being. The district will implement the project, called Easing Transitions and Fostering Resilience among Military Dependents, at its 10 eligible schools because they have at least 15 percent military-dependent students in their enrollment: Elementary schools - Double Churches , Eagle Ridge , Mathews , Midland and North Columbus Those schools total 1,725 military-dependent students, MCSD military student coordinator Darlene Register told the Muscogee County School Board during its work session Monday evening.


  5. Wildfire still smoldering at Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    A wildfire at Fort Benning is still smoldering, and some areas of the post can expect haze and smoke for a few days, a public affairs spokesman said Wednesday. The extremely dry conditions have allowed stumps, dead trees and other materials to ignite in the K1-3 training areas.


  6. Army police officer accused of killing over paintball gun gets bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The Columbus man who fatally shot his Stone Creek Court neighbor in a May 24 dispute over a paintball gun has been given bonds totaling $250,000. But if Timothy Tarr, a military police officer at Fort Benning, gets out of jail, he'll have to move away, because one condition Judge Frank Jordan Jr. set on Tarr's release from jail was that he not only stay away from the victim's family across the street, but that he stay away from the street itself, said his attorney, Jennifer Curry.


  7. Miss USA reports back to Fort Meade for trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Deshauna Barber, who represented Washington, D.C., is an Army Reserve officer and IT analyst for the U.S. Department of Commerce. She returned to Fort Meade for her required 2 days of training, per her Instagram.


  8. Commanders reflect on Gulf War lessonsRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Four retired commanders were on Fort Benning Friday to talk to current Army leaders about the lessons learned in the first Gulf War, which was fought 25 years ago. "To me it wasn't Desert Storm," said Wojdakowski, who commanded the 197th Infantry Brigade.


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