Fort Benning Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Al Sharpton's group demands military remove Confederate references from basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Examiner.com

    ... for whom the street can be renamed." Ten Army bases are named after Confederate officers, including Fort Bragg, Fort Benning, Fort Gordon and Fort A.P. Hill. The Army has said it has no plans to rename any of the facilities. "Every Army installation ...

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  2. 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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  3. The US Army's Response To Confederate Base Names Is PerfectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Daily Caller

    ... Pentagon to strip military bases across the country named after prominent Confederate military figures, namely Fort Benning, Fort Bragg and Fort Hood. Fort Bragg, for example, takes after Gen. Braxton Bragg, who started out as an officer in the ...

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  4. The Confederacy's legacy: Should any of it stand?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | CNN

    ... hour southwest of Richmond in Virginia, is named after U.S. Army officer and Confederate Gen. George Pickett. Fort Benning, near Columbus, Georgia, is named after Brig. Gen. Henry L. Benning, who was a Confederate army officer during the Civil War. ...

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  5. Army: No plans to rename bases named for Confederate officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Town Talk

    ... not causes or ideologies. 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 ...

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  6. Confederate legacy: Should any of it stand?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | CNN

    ... hour southwest of Richmond in Virginia, is named after U.S. Army officer and Confederate Gen. George Pickett. Fort Benning, near Columbus, Georgia, is named after Brig. Gen. Henry L. Benning, who was a Confederate army officer during the Civil War. ...

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  7. Confederate name aside, Army has no plans to rename Fort RuckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... Army during the Civil War. Other facilities with Confederate ties are Fort Bragg, Fort Hood, Fort Lee, Fort Benning, Fort Gordon, Fort A.P. Hill, Fort Polk, Fort Pickett and Camp Beauregard, operated by the Louisiana National Guard. On Wednesday, ...

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  8. National Titles & World Cup Spots Up for Grabs at USA Shooting National ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | AmmoLand

    As the World Cup season hits its middle point for the USA Shooting Team, the competition returns home to the United States as the 2015 USA Shooting National Championships for Rifle/Pistol kick off at the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit in Fort Benning, Georgia, June 24 - July 1. Athletes will be vying for National Team selections, Performance Standard Scores and selection to the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan. Coming off recent back-to-back World Cup golds in Fort Benning and Munich, rifle shooter Michael McPhail earns the biggest spotlight heading into Nationals.

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  9. Several Army posts named for Confederate generalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | WTVM

    You'd be surprised at the number of Army posts named for Confederate generals. Fort Benning is one of them.

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  10. Semi truck blocks Hwy. 82 in WorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | WTVM

    ... as many fans as possible. You'd be surprised at the number of Army posts named for Confederate generals. Fort Benning is one of them. You'd be surprised at the number of Army posts named for Confederate generals. Fort Benning is one of them. As you ...

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  11. There is a heat advisory issued for the Tennessee Valley on Wednesday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | WTVM

    ... as many fans as possible. You'd be surprised at the number of Army posts named for Confederate generals. Fort Benning is one of them. You'd be surprised at the number of Army posts named for Confederate generals. Fort Benning is one of them. As you ...

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  12. If we're tossing out the Confederacy, you'll need to rename Fort Rucker, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Alabama Live

    ... the only military installation with a Confederate connection. Others are: Fort Bragg, Fort Hood, Fort Lee, Fort Benning, Fort Gordon, Fort A.P. Hill, Fort Polk, Fort Pickett and Camp Beauregard, operated by the Louisiana National Guard. "All these ...

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  13. Two generals among 16 inductees for 2015 Ranger Hall of FameRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Stars and Stripes

    Two Army generals who played key roles in the war on terror are among 16 Rangers inducted into the 2015 Ranger Hall of Fame Wednesday at Fort Benning's McGinnis-Wickam Hall. The 1 p.m. event in Marshall Auditorium honors and preserves the spirit and contributions of America's elite soldiers.

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  14. Resilience Training instills confidence in new SoldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Bayonet

    ... instruction on resilience training. Through the pilot study of the Resilience Training workshop done on Fort Benning from October 2013 to January 2014, Toblin said it was found that: Based on the findings, and the recommendation from Lt. Gen. H.R. ...

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  15. Ridgway Hall now houses new Soldier Service CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Bayonet

    Soldier in and out processing at Fort Benning used to take place at Soldiers Plaza, or "splinter village" as it was referred to by those who worked in the 70-year-old "temporary" buildings. Soldiers coming to or leaving Fort Benning will now report to the Soldier Service Center at Ridgway Hall.

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  16. MCoE band revamps tune, wins titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Bayonet

    ... friendly competition. It really pushed us to strive for excellence." Most Soldiers and civilians on or around Fort Benning do not realize the Maneuver Center of Excellence Band has popular music groups, because most band performances in the area ...

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  17. 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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  18. Lethality Battalion trains masters of heavy weapons, small armsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Bayonet

    ... Leader courses or Maneuver Senior Leaders Course within the Noncommissioned Officer Education System on Fort Benning so sergeants through sergeants first class can immediately go through either the Heavy Weapons or Small Arms master gunner courses ...

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  19. Official: All 3 Women in Ranger School Pass PT TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | KCEN

    ... that's used when students struggle with one aspect of the course and excel at others, said officials at Fort Benning, Georgia. The remaining five women returned to their units and were not recycled again. A total of 29 students were dropped from the ...

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  20. Maneuver Center's best compete for Soldier, Nco, Ait PS and DS of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Bayonet

    ... We're going to have a better product who leaves here after this competition when they get back to their units." Fort Benning Soldiers were part of internal competitions within their units to determine who would go on to compete for the MCoE titles. ...

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