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  1. Fort Benning sunrise service recognizes Australian Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | WTVM

    FORT BENNING, GA Australian Memorial Day was recognized as part of a tradition in a sunrise service at Fort Benning Tuesday morning. Members of the Australian Army stationed here organized a traditional ANZAC service along the Memorial Walk of Honor at the National Infantry Museum.

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  2. Rep. Ferguson talks investing in Fort Benning, metro Columbus areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | WTVM

    Making Ft. Benning and Columbus an economic magnet for small businesses, large corporations, and government agencies; this drove the discussion U.S. Representative Drew Ferguson had with business leaders during an afternoon lunch and presentation, held by the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce.

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  3. Best Ranger Competition finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | WTVM

    FORT BENNING, GA It's no easy feat becoming the world's "Best Ranger." Soldiers from Army posts across the U.S. compete for the coveted title, undergoing a grueling 3 days of non-stop competition.

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  4. Fort Benning hosts Spartan Ranger Challenge, part of Best Ranger CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 8 | WTVM

    One of the fastest growing physical sports, the five-mile military training course challenges competitors along with Army Rangers to go through obstacles that include jumping through fire, climbing through barbwire, and swimming through mud. Saturday's cool morning didn't stop the many people, young and old from coming out to participate, some for the very first time.

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  5. Military Matters: Drill Sergeants return to advanced trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | WTVM

    FORT BENNING, GA Ask any soldier in boot camp if they fear their drill sergeant, and you'll probably get a resounding yes.

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  6. Experts urge parents to monitor children's social media and smartphonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | WTVM

    "This happens a lot where somebody will send an inappropriate picture to somebody else," said Cobis. "But if you send [inappropriate pictures] to someone else or you send it across state lines you're setting yourself up for a possible legal battle.

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  7. WHINSEC hosts Women, Peace, and Security SymposiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | WTVM

    FORT BENNING, GA The role and importance of women in peace and security are the subjects of a symposium hosted by the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation at Fort Benning Thursday.

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  8. Where is all the smoke coming from around the Chattahoochee Valley?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | WTVM

    In a Facebook post, Fort Benning says they are currently fighting several wildfires burning in the Juliet training areas. The good news is that the wildfires are contained.

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  9. WXTX GM speaks at Fort Benning for Women's history monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | WTVM

    FORT BENNING, GA General Manager of our sister station Fox 54, Cristine Couldridge, was the guest speaker of a Fort Benning event held today in honor of women's history month. We spoke to a Martin Army Hospital doctor who served 23 years in the military about her struggles as a woman in the Army.

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | WTVM

    Cavezza retired as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Infantry Museum Foundation. He held this position for five years on November 2016.

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  11. United Military Care helps families of Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | WTVM

    COLUMBUS, GA Volunteers from United MilitaryCare provided free shoes and sports apparel to military dependents, soldiers and veterans with military or veteran identification today at Columbus Baptist Mission. United Military Care, a Georgia nonprofit was started by military families and veterans to ensure those who serve receive the benefits and care they deserve and are not forgotten.

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  12. Students graduate from WHINSECRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | WTVM

    FORT BENNING, GA The Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation graduated 132 students from 14 countries in a six-course combined graduation Thursday. Students completed requirements for the courses such as Joint Operations Course, Medical Assistance Course, and a Small Unit Leader Course.

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  13. Fire ravages home in HarvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | WTVM

    An event supporting hunger across the Valley is expected to happen this weekend. At the Empty Bowl event, there will be bowls decorated and created by local artists with a lunch of soup, bread, dessert and drinks.

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  14. Tree falls onto apartment building in southwest HuntsvilleRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | WTVM

    Historic Columbus held the third part of its 2017 Lunch and Lecture series on Thursday. The meeting at the Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center featured Columbus State Archivist David Owings as the guest speaker, and the topic was "Learning About Your Historic House."

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  15. Fort Benning burns affecting the air in Chattahoochee ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | WTVM

    As spring approaches, many may be feeling extra symptoms on top of their allergies, due to increased smoke in the air from Fort Benning's prescribed burns. It's a combination of pollen during allergy season and the smoke which can create a world of symptoms, according to medical professionals "A lot of kids are coming in with itchy eyes, runny nose, sore throat and all of those things which go along with allergies," said Medical Director and Pediatric Doctor Pediatric Acute Care Dana Cason.

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  16. Southern Miss moves into Conference USA semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | WTVM

    Forward Lashyra Cotton's jumper with 34 seconds to play broke a tie and the University of Southern Mississippi defeated Old Dominion University 80-74 victory Thursday night at Bartow Arena in the quarterfinals of the 2017 Conference USA Women's Basketball Tournament. The third-seeded Lady Eagles move into a 7 p.m. semifinal game today with second-seeded Middle Tennessee State University at Legacy Arena.

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  17. Weekend events to bring economic boom to Chattahoochee ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | WTVM

    Thousands of visitors from across the country are visiting the Fountain City this week, coming together for sports tournaments, religious conventions, and other events in the area. The Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau said big money is now coming in to boost the local economy.

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  18. Central Alabama VA 'aggressively recruiting' in midst of provider shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | WTVM

    It's a national VA issue and officials acknowledged that local hospitals and clinics are being impacted as efforts continue to recruit more doctors and improve access to care. Gerald Adams is a disabled veteran who served in the Navy during Desert Storm with the Marine Corps as a corpsman He is dealing with effects of PTSD and other health problems and has sought treatment at facilities in the Central Alabama Health Care System , which is compromised of medical centers in Montgomery and Tuskegee and community-based outpatient clinics in Dothan, Montgomery, Monroe, and Wiregrass in Alabama as well as Columbus and Ft.

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  19. Johnny was last seen walking near Hwy 431.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | WTVM

    People in the Fountain City can soon "eat more chicken." Chick-fil-A held a groundbreaking Tuesday at the site of its new location on Manchester Expressway.

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  20. Small overnight earthquake hits near Fort PayneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | WTVM

    Columbus police need help identifying suspects involved in breaking and entering a vehicle on Whittlesey Boulevard, next to Willy's. Columbus police need help identifying suspects involved in breaking and entering a vehicle on Whittlesey Boulevard, next to Willy's.

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