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  1. Army mourns colonel's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Bayonet

    ... to the National War College in Washington, D.C., as military faculty. "Col. Dave Snodgrass' reputation at Fort Benning speaks volumes about him," said Maj. Gen. Scott Miller, commanding general of the Maneuver Center of Excellence. "His work of ...

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  2. Opinions mixed on changing names of US bases that honor ConfederatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Stars and Stripes

    ... to black governors, juries, legislatures and more. "Is it to be supposed that the white race will stand for that?" Benning wrote before the war. "We will be overpowered and our men will be compelled to wander like vagabonds all over the earth, and ...

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  3. Benning Soldiers team up to earn Army top honorsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Bayonet

    Fort Benning Soldiers won two awards at this year's Secretary of the Army Career Counselor of the Year competition in Washington, the District of Columbia. Sgt. 1st Class Donna Schwan won the top honor at the competition and was named Secretary of the Army Reserve Component Career Counselor of Year.

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  4. East of the River, the DC Jazz Festival Explores Billy StrayhornRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | City Paper

    D.C. residents are justifiably proud to live in the birthplace of Duke Ellington , probably the greatest jazz composer of all time . But jazz aficionados should not remember Ellington while forgetting Billy Strayhorn , Ellington's longtime musical partner, who died in 1967 but would have been 100 years old this November.

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  5. Meet the 97-Year-Old Who Was Surprised by Obama on Her 'Field Trip' to the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    President Barack Obama welcomes Vivian Bailey, escorted by Vice President Joe Biden just outside the Oval Office, May 26, 2015. David Lienemann/The White House - Vivian Bailey, 97, never had the chance to go on a field trip as a child, but on Tuesday, she took the "field trip" of her dreams to the White House and was even surprised by President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

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  6. Farmville, VARead the original story

    May 20, 2015 | Farmville Herald

    ... that dream. During his time as a soldier he was deployed twice to Iraq and served at Fort Hood, Fort Knox, Fort Benning and Camp Casey, Korea. He earned numerous medals and honors along the way. SSG Eure was still in service as an active duty ...

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  7. 97-Year-Old Meets Obama on 'Dream' Field Trip to White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | ABC News

    Vivian Bailey, 97, never had the chance to go on a field trip as a child, but on Tuesday, she took the "field trip" of her dreams to the White House and was even surprised by President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden . "It was quite a surprise! I had no idea we were going to meet the president and the vice president, and it was awesome," Bailey told ABC News.

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  8. Six months on the trail of Shy Glizzy, the most thrilling rapper D.C. has ever seenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... in every way." He remembers music, too. When he was 8 or so, he and a handful of friends won a talent show at the Benning Stoddert Recreation Center for their rendition of " Overnight Scenario " by local go-go legends Rare Essence. "I don't know ...

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  9. MCoE command sergeant major commended with farewell ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | The Bayonet

    The Fort Benning community held a farewell ceremony for Maneuver Center of Excellence Command Sgt. Maj. Tim Guden May 18 in the Regimental Room at the Benning Club.

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  10. Air Force Chief of Staff tours LangleyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh III and his wife, Betty, spent three days at Langley Air Force Base last week, according to the base public affairs office.

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  11. Carl T. GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Carl was born February 24, 1925 in Watertown, the son of Harry and Eleanor Fischer Grant. He graduated from Watertown High School, and served in the U.S. Army beginning in 1944.

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  12. American alcohol use on the rise, especially for womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | I4U Future Technology News

    A new study indicates the rise of binge drinking between 2005 and 2012 with results startling some people. But is the rise based on particular events? Studying county maps and data, researchers found that large variances based on location in the Unites States but the overall conclusion indicated a need to reduce the amount of alcohol intake.

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  13. San Fran housing rent up a sizzling 14.8 pct. in 12 monthsRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | KAUZ

    A former Iowa lawmaker has been aquitted of sexually abusing his wife who suffered from dementia, in a case that centered on questions about when a person is no longer mentally capable of consenting to sex. A longtime Iowa state lawmaker was acquitted Wednesday of sexually abusing his wife who suffered from dementia, in a case that centered on questions about when a person is no longer mentally capable of consenting to sex.

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  14. Hoping to raise interest in books, public library opens school branchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Da'Nee Cooley, 6, center, listens during storytime in the new library at DC Prep Benning in Washington. The kindergarten students sat in rows on a rainbow-colored carpet and listened to a story during a visit to their new school library.

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  15. Shailene Woodley dons a new wig on the Snowden set in Washington with Joseph Gordon-LevittRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... Olyphant. Joseph has already shot scenes as a US Army Reserve, detailing Snowden's brief basic training at Fort Benning in 2004. Blending in: Joseph wore trainers, loose jeans, a light plaid shirt with a grey anorak and backpack, while Shailene had ...

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  16. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley share a kiss as they film NSA movie SnowdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... The Sin City hunk has already shot a US Army Reserve segment involving Snowden's brief basic training at Fort Benning in 2004. Blending in: The actor did not stand out wearing ld trainers, loose jeans, a light plaid shirt with a grey anorak and ...

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  17. Charter schools less likely to have librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... and where they can explore books on any topic at any level. D.C. Public Libraries is opening a branch at DC Prep Benning Public Charter School this month, with plans to have a collection of 5,000 books and staff who will connect students and ...

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  18. Officials host forum on military budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... A five member panel listened for over two hours as state leaders, local leaders and citizens expressed why Fort Benning should not face cuts from the Department of Defense. "Fort Benning has been prepared to support growth. We are ready and willing ...

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  19. Colonel Paul Revere O'MaryRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at 10 a.m., at First Baptist Church. Dr. Gil McKee and Dr. Rick Lance will officiate.

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  20. Mexico's Recurring NightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Nation

    As demonstrators across Mexico take to the streets to protest the government's involvement in the September 2014 disappearance of forty-three students in Iguala, Guerrero, a case bearing many of the same grim hallmarks is getting renewed attention. In August 2010, the Zetas cartel abducted and killed seventy-two people pulled from buses traveling the highways near San Fernando, Tamaulipas, a town more than 1,000 kilometers northeast of Guerrero.

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