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  1. U.S. Army First Lt. Shaye Haver, center, and Capt. Kristen Griest,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Salt Lake Tribune

    I went to the U.S. Army's parachute school back in the '70s. Fort Benning is where I learned to fall ungracefully from a moving aircraft.

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  2. Hospice volunteer understands what brings comfort to patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... serving as a hospice volunteer while still working as a registered nurse at Martin Army Community Hospital on Fort Benning. The Columbus Hospice House did not exist then. She would visit patients at their home or in a nursing facility. There was one ...

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  3. Man preserves his Vietnam storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Republic

    ... Central College, now known as University of Indianapolis. His posting took him from Fort Knox in Kentucky to Fort Benning in Georgia. Originally trained as a supply clerk, but he was reassigned as a chaplain's assistant. His father, Paul Milhouse, ...

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  4. Ranger camp commander has adventurous introductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... strike, which took place during a storm that produced more than 350 strikes in a two-hour period. "I was at Fort Benning when it happened," he recalled. "It's very humbling and at the same time very comforting to know that your staff is able to ...

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  5. Shirley graduates basic combat training at Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Courier

    Army Reserve Pvt. Joseph B. Shirley, of Russellville, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

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  6. Last woman still in Ranger School moves one phase short of graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... the third major part of Ranger School - Florida Phase - on the first try. The graduation ceremonies are held at Fort Benning, Georgia, where the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade that oversees the school has headquarters. Ranger School first ...

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  7. First two female soldiers graduated from Army Ranger School, but what is next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Examiner.com

    Two female soldiers graduated from Army Ranger School and earned the coveted Ranger tab for the first time in history on August 21st at Fort Benning, Ga. The distinguished soldiers' names and ranks are 1st Lt Shaye Haver and Capt.

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  8. Last woman still in Ranger School moves 1 phase short of graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Stars and Stripes

    ... the third major part of Ranger School - Florida Phase - on the first try. The graduation ceremonies are held at Fort Benning, Georgia, where the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade that oversees the school has headquarters. Ranger School first ...

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  9. Remaining woman in Army Ranger School moves to final phase in Florida swampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... Florida this weekend. If she is successful in the last of three patrol phases, she would graduate Sept. 18 at Fort Benning. There are 104 soldiers, including the woman, who will move to Florida. There were 54 soldiers, all men, who failed to meet ...

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  10. Newest Ranger School class has 104 students moving to third phaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WTVM

    FORT BENNING, GA Just one week after the class that included the first two women to graduate from the Army's elite leadership course, another phase has already started. Fort Benning announced on Friday said 104 new Ranger school candidates including one woman have met the qualifications to pass the mountain phase to the swamp phase.

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  11. Commander has adventurous introductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... strike, which took place during a storm that produced more than 350 strikes in a two-hour period. "I was at Fort Benning when it happened," he recalled. "It's very humbling and at the same time very comforting to know that your staff is able to ...

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  12. Veteran uses letters, tapes to create digital journalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Daily Journal

    ... Central College, now known as University of Indianapolis. His posting took him from Fort Knox in Kentucky to Fort Benning in Georgia. Originally trained as a supply clerk, he was reassigned as a chaplain's assistant. His father, Paul Milhouse, was a ...

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  13. McChrystal says doors opening for female soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Stars and Stripes

    ... military standards. Asked if Griest and Haver should be allowed to join the elite regiment headquartered at Fort Benning, McChrystal was careful with his words. "I am not in a position to make that decision, so I can't speculate," he said. "But I ...

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  14. Retired Gen. McChrystal says doors opening for female soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... military standards. Asked if Griest and Haver should be allowed to join the elite regiment headquartered at Fort Benning, McChrystal was careful with his words. "I am not in a position to make that decision, so I can't speculate," he said. "But I ...

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  15. Benning MWD team wins 'Top Dog'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Bayonet

    ... won first place in tactical detection and won overall "Top Dog" in the competition. "It felt good to represent Fort Benning, the 904th (Military Working Dog Detachment) section and the 209th (Military Police Detachment) section, and show what we can ...

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  16. Ranger class makes Army historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Bayonet

    ... facing the Ranger Course is the most challenging thing that they will ever face and that they must exceed it. Fort Benning will begin the next pilot of the gender-integrated Ranger Course in November, but this time Arnold said women do not have to ...

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  17. New Army chief ponders momentous decision on women in combatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    U.S. Army First Lt. Alessandra Kirby wipes away a tear after a Ranger School graduation ceremony, Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at Fort Benning, Ga.

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  18. New Army Chief ponders pivotal decision on women in combatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... he is leaning. "Right now I would call myself right on the line," he said in the interview while flying to Fort Benning to attend an Army Ranger School graduation that included the first women ever to pass the rigorous Ranger training course. After ...

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  19. First female graduates of Ranger School earn elite tabRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... School, tackles the Darby Queen obstacle course, one of the toughest obstacle courses in U.S. Army training, at Fort Benning, in Ga. Haver and Capt. Kristen Griest are the first women to complete the U.S. Army's grueling Ranger School and were ...

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  20. West Point alumni watch Ranger grads open doors for female soldiersRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Stars and Stripes

    The women -- more than 75 of them -- came to Victory Pond on Fort Benning Friday morning in a show of force and pride. Ranging in age from 23 to 56, all graduates of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and all soldiers at one point in their lives, they were rallying to a place they have been told for decades was off limits because of their gender.

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