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  1. Sunday Interview: 'I've been truly blessed and I thank God for that'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... about us, we had a leg up -- and we didn't start utilizing it until late, I think, in the game -- and that's Fort Benning. To me, Fort Benning was sort of a hidden treasure. Not any more. Its monthly payroll, we started recognizing it for the ...

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  2. Robert B. Simpson: Power and abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... tical figures don't operate that way. Robert B. Simpson, a 28-year Infantry veteran who retired as a colonel at Fort Benning, is the author of "Through the Dark Waters: Searching for Hope and Courage."

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  3. Benning Road main gate not closing for annual SOA Watch protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Organizers of the 25th annual School of the Americas Watch protest on Fort Benning Road may have to consider changes after the post garrison commander requested that Columbus police keep the road open this year.

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  4. Fifty Years Ago Today, August 8, 1964Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... and two other Negro Army Reserve officers were driving to their Washington, D.C., homes from summer training at Fort Benning. Ledger-Enquirer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in ...

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  5. McDonald named Junior OlympianRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Tifton Gazette

    ... and made the squad after his recent performance at the National Progressive-Position National Championships at Fort Benning. The event is at two venues, with one for west coasters at Colorado Springs, Col. This is the second year of hosting it at ...

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  6. Fifty Years Ago Today, August 7, 1964Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... into Penn's car as Penn, a prominent Washington, D.C. educator, and two Negro companions were en route from Fort Benning to Washington. The House and Senate approved today an emergency Viet Nam resolution upholding President Johnson in any ...

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  7. Military Matters: Army sweeps marksmanship competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2010 | WTVM

    Congratulations to the US Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning. In particular, SGT Augustus Dunfey who outscored 1,100 other shooters to claim the President's Rifle trophy in the recent national matches at Camp Perry, Ohio.

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  8. Fort Benning welcomes new Chief of InfantryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | The Bayonet

    Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence formally welcomed the 55th Infantry School commandant and Chief of Infantry Brig.

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  9. Soldiers, Families attend resilience trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | The Bayonet

    Part of the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program, MRT will be offered as four courses each year in support of all Fort Benning units, as well as the National Guard and Reserves.

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  10. Fort Benning Ranger named Army Times Soldier of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | The Bayonet

    Sgt. Thomas Block was honored July 30 as the 2014 Army Times Soldier of the Year for his tenacity, resilience and setting the bar beyond what a Ranger and Soldier should be.

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  11. 98th Training Division thrives on citizen SoldiersRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | The Bayonet

    ... drill sergeants to the active duty for basic training, initial entry training and one station unit training on Fort Benning. Additionally, drill sergeants are needed for a variety of events on post such as ceremonies and certified drill sergeants ...

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  12. Korean War vet Ralph Puckett: 'I've got that Ranger tab tattooed on my heart'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | Stars and Stripes

    ... for nearly a year afterward. He speaks about leadership, service and sacrifice two or three times a week at Fort Benning, and he's served as honorary colonel for the 75th Ranger Regiment. He's written a book on military leadership called "Words for ...

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  13. Sunday Interview with retired Col. Ralph Puckett: 'I've got that Ranger tab tattooed on my heart'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 2 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... for nearly a year afterward. He speaks about leadership, service and sacrifice two or three times a week at Fort Benning, and he's served as honorary colonel for the 75th Ranger Regiment. He's written a book on military leadership called "Words for ...

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  14. Program matches rescued dogs with disabled vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 3 | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... Barbara Blair, director of the Georgia chapter in Atlanta, said efforts to help veterans in the Columbus and Fort Benning area are part of the organization's plan. "We are trying to expand down there," Blair said. The program is free and open to any ...

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  15. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2010 | WTVM

    ... a cause. Participants included civilians and about 60 soldiers from the 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division of Fort Benning. They all completed various CrossFit exercises to raise money for a non-profit organization called Friends of Sledgehammer. ...

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  16. Jobs-housing balance is key for council candidate Greg UnangstRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | Mountain View Voice

    ... in athletics and academics. He graduated from West Point military academy in 1968, served in the Army in Fort Benning and Fairbanks, Alaska before he was assigned to Vietnam in 1970, leading a platoon of American and Vietnamese allies as a captain ...

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  17. 'Restrepo' sequel opens in local theaters FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Four years after the documentary "Restrepo" focused on American soldiers fighting in a dangerous valley of northeast Afghanistan, a new film "Korengal, This Is What War Feels Like," opens Friday in Columbus and Fort Benning.

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  18. Ft. Benning welcomes new Infantry CommandantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2010 | WTVM

    ... Bureau of Investigation, Benjamin Craig Standard, Jr. 35, of 230 Reid The Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning plan to welcome BG James E. Rainey, the incoming Infantry Commandant and Chief of Infantry, at 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 1 in Derby ...

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  19. City graduates finish basic military trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | The Daily Republic

    ... A. and Myrna N. Pinila of Fairfield. Army Pvt. Jonathan P. Yensko has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. Yensko is the son of Crystal Yensko of Suisun City. He is a 2013 graduate of Vanden High School in Fairfield. ...

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  20. WWII veterans remember their service during national tour’s stop on Hilton HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | The State

    ... local veterans vividly remember where they were when they heard the fighting was over. Thomas McCunniff was at Fort Benning, Ga., and Jim Lochridge was in Jackson, Miss., training for an invasion of Japan. Bob Wood had a bird’s eye view of the ...

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