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  1. Georgia home helps homeless vets get back on their feetRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... The leader of Plummer Enrichment Ministries, Plummer is a retired Army colonel who was chief of chaplains at Fort Benning. After leaving the military, he was JROTC director of Army instruction for the Muscogee County School District. Asked about the ...

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  2. David Hume, former IBM executve and Andover cattle farmer, was 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Chester Telegraph

    ... Jersey for basic training, received a late draft deferment but continued with the U.S. Army to places such as Fort Benning in Georgia, Aberdeen in Maryland and a one-year tour as an infantry platoon leader in Korea where he earned the Bronze Star ...

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  3. Army South, partner armies work together to develop enlisted leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The United States Army

    More than 20 senior enlisted leaders from Brazil and Colombia visited Fort Benning, Georgia, and Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, June 14-25, to discuss increasing the development of their noncommissioned officer, or NCO, corps with senior enlisted leaders from the U.S. military. The delegation, led by the sergeant major of the Colombian army, represents the Joint Senior Enlisted Development Program in Colombia, which provides instruction to enlisted members of militaries throughout the region.

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  4. Rainey leaves Fort Benning for Stewart assignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Stars and Stripes

    A day after he was presented his second star at Fort Benning, Maj. Gen. James Rainey left the post on Wednesday for his next assignment as commander of the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Ga.

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  5. 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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  6. MCoE welcomes new CSMRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Bayonet

    The Maneuver Center of Excellence welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy Metheny as the senior NCO to the MCoE and Fort Benning command team during a ceremony June 25 at the Benning Club.

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  7. Ruling a step forward for gay servicemembers, but questions remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Stars and Stripes

    ... her wife, Navy Lt. j.g. Sarah Jo Gomez-Lorraine. LaReina Gomez-Lorraine lives in Alabama but works at nearby Fort Benning in Georgia, a state that didn't recognize gay marriage until last week's Supreme Court ruling. The decision now calms one of ...

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  8. BMACH welcomes new CSMRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Bayonet

    The Fort Benning U.S. Army Medical Department Activity and Martin Army Community Hospital bade farewell to its senior NCO Command Sgt. Maj. Napoleon Noguerapayan during a change of responsibility ceremony June 22 at McGinnis-Wickam Hall's Marshall Auditorium.

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  9. 194th Armored Brigade changes commandRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Bayonet

    ... with the 2nd Brigade at Fort Stewart and as a Battalion S3 and Brigade executive officer for the 3rd Brigade at Fort Benning, as a member of the 3rd Infantry Division. Cushing's combat action includes tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. His awards ...

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  10. West Point cadets explore Armor world before making branching decisionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Bayonet

    ... see the day-to-day things," said Cadet Lewis Black. "This is what I know I want to do with my life, so I chose (Fort Benning) based on branch," Santos said. As the cadets observed the training at Hastings Range, the Armor crewmen were conducting ...

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  11. 194th Armored Brigade gets new commander in ceremony TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... command ceremony, Cushing said that he and his Family, his wife and three children, are blessed to be back at Fort Benning. "When I ask trainees why they join the Army, some join to be a part of a Family legacy, some want to be a part of something ...

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  12. Florentino 'Lilo" Pacheco to ride in style as parade grand marshalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Deming Headlight

    ... Mineral Wells, Texas and then in Las Vegas, NM in the 200th Coast Artillery Mounted Division. He transferred to Fort Benning, Georgia where he became a paratrooper. According to "History of Fort Benning," the post was home to the 555th Parachute ...

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  13. Poll: Majority Want to Keep Confederate Generals Honored on SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | News Max

    ... Army posts named after Confederate soldiers are in southern states, including Fort Bragg in North Carolina and Fort Benning in Georgia. "This shouldn't even be a question," another survey respondent writes. "PC pundits have completely lost their ...

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  14. Survey: Majority oppose renaming facilities named for Confederate leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Stars and Stripes

    ... posts in southern states, including some of the largest facilities, such as Fort Bragg in North Carolina and Fort Benning in Georgia. For the past week, Stars and Stripes asked its readers: Should U.S. military facilities named after Confederate ...

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  15. Let's Rename the U.S. Army Installations That Honor Confederate OfficersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Time

    ... You simply cannot separate the combat defense of slavery from the individual. Henry Benning, namesake of Fort Benning, Ga., wrote the following about why Georgia supported secession in 1861: "It was a conviction, a deep conviction on the part of ...

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  16. Females At Ranger School Get Third Try For The Darby PhaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Daily Caller

    Three of the eight women who signed up for Ranger School at Fort Benning two months ago are preparing to retake the Darby Phase of the assessment for the third time, Army Times reports . On the first attempt, all eight women failed Darby and joined 101 other male students in retaking the phase.

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  17. 'Gabe was born a Ranger'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Coastal Courier

    Hinesville native Lt. Col. Rembert Gary Rollison was inducted, along with 16 others, into the Ranger Hall of Fame on Tuesday during a ceremony on Fort Benning.

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  18. Army: No plans to rename bases named foraRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Daily World

    ... not division." At least 10 Army bases in the South are named for Confederate officers, including Fort Benning in Georgia, Fort Bragg in North Carolina and Fort Rucker in Alabama. The debate comes as many states in the South are considering whether ...

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  19. 3 female soldiers pass Ranger School assessment phase for 2nd timeRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Stars and Stripes

    The road for three women seeking to become the first females to earn the prestigious U.S. Army Ranger tab has led them back to Camp Darby on the eastern edge of Fort Benning. On Friday the Army announced that three women -- part of a class of 362 soldiers that started the Ranger Assessment Phase on Monday -- will move to the next phase at Camp Darby this weekend.

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  20. Veterans inducted into Ranger Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A group of Rangers were honored in a special way this week, with 16 of them inducted into the Ranger Hall of Fame. The Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade and the 75th Ranger Regiment conducted the 23rd annual Ranger Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Fort Benning.

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