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  1. Rainey takes command of 3rd IDRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    ... served as the commandant of the U.S. Army Infantry School and U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence in Fort Benning, also assumes command of the 3rd Infantry Division, based at Fort Stewart, Fort Benning, and Hunter Army Airfield. In Afghanistan, ...

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  2. Combat veterans' next obstacle course: collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... challenges when he left the Army in 2013 after nine years of service, including time as a drill sergeant at Fort Benning in Georgia. "As veterans, I think we're very adaptable," Menezes said. As a squad leader in Afghanistan, he led patrols, ...

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  3. Shifting the mind-set for veterans moving from battlefield to classroomRead the original story

    Saturday | Stars and Stripes

    ... challenges when he left the Army in 2013 after nine years of service, including time as a drill sergeant at Fort Benning in Georgia. "As veterans, I think we're very adaptable," Menezes said. As a squad leader in Afghanistan, he led patrols, ...

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  4. Women advance to final phase of Army Ranger SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | HeraldNet

    ... Sgt. Maj. Dennis L. Smith, whose last assignment was in 2012 with the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade at Fort Benning, said the two women have passed some of the toughest parts of the course. 'Statistically speaking, there is a 90 percent ...

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  5. Next stop, Florida swamps: Two women qualify for final phase of Ranger SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... individual conditions," said Maj. Gen. Scott Miller, commander of the Army's Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, Ga. The Ranger students, including the three women - all West Point graduates - began the mountain phase of their training ...

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  6. Two women head to final phase of Ranger SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Bellingham Herald

    ... Sgt. Maj. Dennis L. Smith, whose last assignment was in 2012 with the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade at Fort Benning, said the two women have passed some of the toughest parts of the course. "Statistically speaking, there is a 90 percent ...

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  7. Army's Network Enterprise System at Fort Benning gets NCI supprtRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | UPI

    NCI reports it has been contracted to provide IT services in support of the Army's Network Enterprise Center at Fort Benning, GA. The award is for a base period of 12 months with a single 12-month option year.

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  8. NCI Wins $9 Million Contract with U.S. ArmyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Sys-Con Media

    NCI, Inc. , a leading provider of information technology and professional services and solutions to U.S. Federal Government agencies, announced today that it was awarded a firm-fixed-price contract valued at $9.4 million to provide IT services in support of the Network Enterprise Center at Fort Benning, Georgia. The award is for new work with a 12-month base period and one 12-month option year, and is under NCI's ITES-2S contract.

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  9. Stopping sequestration on Fort Benning is hot topic at City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WTVM

    ... all about money. The U.S. Army announced that by 2018 it will down size by 40,000 troops, including 3,400 at Fort Benning. "You're losing your Sunday school teachers, your losing your soccer coaches, you're losing the volunteers that clean out the ...

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  10. Chilean Airborne School commander jumps into trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Bayonet

    Col. Pablo Sada, commander of the Chilean Army Airborne and Special Forces School, became the first commander of that school to complete an Airborne jump at Fort Benning. Sada and Maj.

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  11. Armor School dedicates Sheridan to commemorate armor, airborne unitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Bayonet

    ... bring a bit of my own personal history, as someone who served on this vehicle, and in that battalion, here to Fort Benning and represent that to the community at large," Clemens said. "My time spent on this vehicle and being associated with the ...

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  12. 199th Infantry Division invigorates leader developmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Bayonet

    To build more smart, fast, lethal and precise leaders within the U.S. Army, capable of winning in a complex world, the 199th Infantry Brigade is looking at a way to better train their leaders on the development of adaptive thinking, initiative, agility and confidence in all training. The Asymmetric Warfare Group is heading the Adaptive Soldier Leader Training Education initiative coming to Fort Benning.

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  13. Airborne School returns to Lawson for 75th anniversary commemorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Bayonet

    Fort Benning will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the U.S. Army Airborne School with jumps from six aircraft by approximately 290 personnel Aug. 15 onto Lawson Army Airfield. "Normally we jump onto Fryar Drop Zone, but the very first jump was on Lawson Army Airfield, where we take off," said Capt.

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  14. Maj. Gen. James Rainey to assume command of 3rd Infantry DivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | SavannahNow

    ... previously served as the commandant of the U.S. Army Infantry School, U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning, will also assume command of the U.S. National Support Element - Afghanistan and duties as the U.S. Forces Afghanistan, ...

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  15. KOCO s Rob Hughes welcomes second son while on military leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    ... HIS DUE DATE. HE WAS THE EASIEST THE LIVER. IT WAS REALLY FAST. Reporter: BORN FIVE DAYS AFTER DAD ROB LEFT FOR FORT BENNING IN A PHONE CALL ROB LEARNED HE HAD A SECOND SON. WE DID NOT KNOW A BOY OR GIRL. Reporter: DAYS LATER ANOTHER SPECIAL ...

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  16. Fort Benning project team shines with delivery of industry-leading hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The United States Army

    Members of Fort Benning's Project Delivery Team coalesce after the first piece of structural steel was placed at the site April 9, 2012. The entrance of the newly-unveiled Martin Army Community Hospital located at Fort Benning in Georgia.

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  17. Still spry at 98, Roy Lewis recalls military career that spanned four decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Alabama Live

    ... as a lieutenant colonel, lives in Huntsville with his wife of 64 years, Gloria, whom he met while stationed at Fort Benning before deployment to Korea. They have three children, Fay, Royal III and Amy, and six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. ...

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  18. Veteran stands guard outside recruiting office to protect fellow service membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WTVM

    ... the recruitment centers were glad he was there. Knapp said he thought that in a community heavily influenced by Fort Benning, there would be more people like him defending those inside working, who are unable to carry a concealed weapon. The ...

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  19. PT promotes physical dominanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Bayonet

    ... bringing in new commanders. Gunther said this is the second time Miller has held a CG Leadership Day on Fort Benning. The day is ... "a chance to bring in all of the command teams from across the Maneuver Center of Excellence, go over a lot of the ...

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  20. Man with AR-15 outside military offices prompts large responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... outside the recruiting offices, on guard. Knapp said, he thought that in a community heavily influenced by Fort Benning there would be more people like him defending those inside working, who are unable to carry a concealed weapon. The reaction by ...

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