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  1. Soldiers enjoy Thanksgiving feast early on postRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    Even though Thanksgiving is still a few hours away, some soldiers at Fort Benning celebrated the holiday a little early. On Wednesday, the post served a traditional Thanksgiving feast to allow soldiers the chance to celebrate Thanksgiving with their units and celebrate with their families on Thursday.


  2. Stephanie Pedersen: A little perspective on the militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    ... how much I love my country and am proud of the men and women who fight for our freedom. But growing up next to Fort Benning is something that framed my point of view for a long time. I didn't often visit the post until the last year. As an editor in ...


  3. Memorial service in Oklahoma for soldier killed in IS fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... in the world." Joshua Wheeler joined the Army as an infantryman in 1995 and completed his initial training at Fort Benning in Georgia. He had been assigned to the U.S. Army Special Operations Command in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, since 2004. He was ...


  4. Drivers urged to yield to emergency vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Bayonet

    Fort Benning Emergency first responders are urging drivers to use caution when approaching emergency vehicles responding to accidents on the roadways. Steven Lowell, assistant chief for Fire Prevention, said emergency first responders have been delayed in numerous responses to emergencies throughout the post due to drivers not paying attention.


  5. Fort Benning to mark anniversary of Battle of Ia DrangRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 |

    Fort Benning will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first major battle of the Vietnam War next week with a series of educational and memorial events Monday and Tuesday on the base, base officials said.


  6. World moves on, and so does SOA Watch protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 |

    For 25 years now it has been a dependable, if steadily diminishing, rite of fall: the pilgrimage of protesters to Columbus and Fort Benning to stage the annual School of the Americas Watch protest. From a high-water mark of some 20,000 demonstrators to this year's tally of fewer than a tenth that many, people from all over the country have assembled here to protest what they believe are U.S. taxpayer-funded human rights abuses committed by graduates of the former U.S. Army School of the Americas.


  7. Minot Air Force Base airman completes Army Ranger SchoolRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 22 | Washington Times

    ... selected to attend U.S. Army Ranger School. A few months later in July 2015, Sloat started Ranger School at Fort Benning in Georgia, followed by more training at Camp Frank Merrill in northern Georgia and then to what is called "Swamp Days" at Eglin ...


  8. Military NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Thomas O. Dowd, son of Fred and Theresa Dowd of Princeton, has graduated from Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga., and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Willie ...


  9. Army couple's legal team files suit against animal rescue for return of SpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | WALA

    ... "The defendants had already advertised Spot's availability for adoption before the sun set over Fort Benning on Saturday evening, Nov. 7, 2015," the documents said. In a Google cache of their Facebook page for Fort Benning Animal Shelter , it shows ...


  10. Cross Paths With the Lightning Pack: Your march will never be the sameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | DC Military

    A Soldier conducts dismounted maneuvers wearing Lightning Pack's Rucksack Harvester, Bionic Power's Knee Harvester, and MC-10's Photovoltaic Solar Panel Harvester. Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division partnered with U.S. Army agencies at Natick Soldier Research and Development Center to test the electricity generating technologies during a recent 12-mile march at Fort Benning, Ga.


  11. Veterans recall Battle of Ia Drang at 50th anniversaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 18 | The United States Army

    ... news that the division would be going to war. Enlisting in 1963 and having graduated from airborne school on Fort Benning, Georgia, Tramontano said that after graduation, Soldiers were being sent to one of three divisions: the 82nd, the 101st and a ...


  12. Army family, animal rescue in tug of war for surrendered dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | KFVS12

    ... animal rescue says the couple was not forthright with their reasons giving him up. Now the family, stationed on Fort Benning, and the family-owned animal rescue are offering differing accounts of the incident on social media. On the surrender form, ...


  13. Fort Benning to commemorate Battle of Ia DrangRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 |

    Fort Benning will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first major battle of the Vietnam War next week with a series of educational and memorial events on post Monday and Tuesday. The Battle of Ia Drang, which was documented in a number of books and in the major motion picture "We Were Soldiers Once And Young," was fought Nov. 14-18, 1965.


  14. 3-Gun Heavies to Compete in 2015 Fort Benning Multi-Gun Challenge Dec. 4-6Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | AmmoLand

    The public is invited to watch some of the biggest names in multi-gun shooting compete in the 2015 Fort Benning Multi-gun Challenge Dec. 4-6 at Krilling Range. Jerry Miculek, Taran Butler, and Ashley Rheuark are among more than 180 multi-gun competitors who are set to square off in a three-gun shooting challenge built and overseen by the U.S Army Marksmanship Unit Action Shooting Team members.


  15. Ranger School instructors hit the mark at sniper competitionRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Stars and Stripes

    ... separate sprinting events." Anderson and Davenport competed against 37 teams at the event, which took place at Fort Benning, Georgia. Representing the Army's Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade, the pair finished in 15th place overall. A team from ...


  16. Defense attorney: Roman Izzo wasn't in Clearwater at time of grisly murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... sometime around 2:30 a.m. Then he drove another 6 hours back to Georgia, making it in time for work at Fort Benning by about 9 a.m. They interviewed the medical examiner, Dr. Wayne Kurz, to learn more about the time of Lee's death. Again ...


  17. Field Manual 3-96, The Brigade Combat Team, published last monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | The Bayonet

    ... an Operating Force Writing Conference for - in which subject matter experts from the operating force came to Fort Benning and conducted intensive analysis, discussion, and writing in order to put the manual together. "Some of the new areas that were ...


  18. Above and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Minot Daily News

    ... the Minot base who is Ranger certified for the Air Force. He recently graduated from U.S. Army Ranger School at Fort Benning, Ga. Originally from Corona, Calif., Sloat is a response force leader with the 791st Security Forces Squadron at Minot AFB. ...


  19. Phil Bowhay, Flashback: Army nurse served with distinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | Monterey County Herald

    ... a surgical nurse is almost, in itself, a story of Army medicine. Korea, Japan, Alaska, Washington, West Point, Fort Benning, Berlin, Italy and points between. From 1947 to 1967 she served with honor and distinction. There is so much more to tell ...


  20. U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop honored for supporting veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 14 |

    U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop was guest speaker for veterans who gathered Thursday at the Colonel Robert B. Nett Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Post at Covenant Woods in Columbus. Ed Richards, commander of the post, said Bishop focused on the new Fort Benning Clinic and Martin Army Community Hospital.