Fort Benning Newswire (Page 7)

Fort Benning Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Plea deal reached in Fort Benning murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... his mental health leading to the murder. The promising young soldier who killed a Fresno, Calif., native in a Fort Benning, Ga., barracks could eventually regain his freedom, under a new plea agreement. In a case that ravaged several families, while ...

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  2. Ranger School Leaders: Last Three Females Have Earned Another ChanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Fox News

    ... Fivecoat, commander of the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade, told Military.com during a June 5 interview. Fort Benning, Ga., held its first co-ed course of Army Ranger School on April 20. Nineteen women and 380 men were pre-screened for the ...

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  3. Brothers to Compete In 56Th Annual Interservice Pistol Championship MatchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | AmmoLand

    Service members from the Army, Army Reserve, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and National Guard, including two brothers assigned to the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, will compete to decide the military's best pistol shooters June 8-12 2015 at Fort Benning. Hosted by the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, the 56th Annual Interservice Pistol Championship takes place on Phillips Range where the military's best pistol shooters will be crowned.

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  4. VSE Joint Venture Wins $263M Logistics Support Services Task OrderRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Logistics Online

    VSE Corporation announced that VS2, LLC, a joint venture between VSE and CB&I Federal Services, was recently awarded a Logistics Support Services task order under the U.S. Army's Enhanced Army Global Logistics Enterprise Program to support base operations and logistics at Fort Benning, Georgia. This task order has a base year, four one-year options, and one six-month option.

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  5. Roy Exum: A Pocket Full Of NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... so hard for the brave and valiant young women who became the first female aspirants in Army Ranger School at Fort Benning. My son is, and will always be, an Army Ranger. Because I was there the day he earned his tab, I know what it takes to earn the ...

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  6. Last women wash out of Ranger SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | RedState

    ... fitness test, he said. Twenty women had qualified to attend by first completing a 17-day preparatory course at Fort Benning, but one of them withdrew. The news was first reported by the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer near Fort Benning, Ga., which is home ...

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  7. Golden Knights visit Knox Team supports CC 7th Bde mission Educators learn about Army, Soldiers livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Turret

    ... Marine, was in force recon, used his airborne qualification for several "jumping assignments," and was later at Fort Benning Georgia, as an airborne instructor. Because all the military branches of service go through basic airborne school at Fort ...

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  8. People for June 2, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Concord Monitor

    ... She is a junior mechanical engineering major. , an Army specialist, graduated from basic training at Fort Benning in Georgia. He is the son of Marc and Teresa Craigue of Penacook and a graduate of Keene State College. was named to the dean's list ...

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  9. 3rd ABCT gains Engineering BattalionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Bayonet

    The 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, welcomed a new organization into the brigade on Engineer Field, May 28 at Fort Benning. The 11th Engineer Battalion, formerly a part of the 20th Engineer Brigade, donned the 3rd Infantry Division Marne Patch, as the unit transitioned to 3rd ABCT with a patching ceremony to mark the change.

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  10. 75th Ranger Regiment announces awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Bayonet

    The 75th Ranger Regiment announced the winners of the 2015 Col. Ralph Puckett Leadership Award, NCO of the Year and Best Warrior of the Year during a ceremony May 21 at Fort Benning.

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  11. 195 Ranger Course students move on to mountain phase; 3 women Soldiers to Day One RecycleRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Bayonet

    ... Phase of the Ranger Course is 15 days of intensive squad training and operations in a field environment at Fort Benning. The phase consists of a day for Basic Airborne refresher and sustained Airborne training, as well as a day for an Airborne ...

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  12. Silver Star recipient honored 70 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Bayonet

    ... by another Silver Star Award recipient. With a ceremony set to be held, Shepherd asked that he receive it at Fort Benning in front of the post, the school, the training center that trained him and fellow Soldiers. Shepherd was wounded by enemy fire ...

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  13. All Female Soldiers Fail Phase One of Army Ranger SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Cybercast News Service

    ... this was the second attempt by all eight women to try to pass the Darby Phase of the training. "Today, at Fort Benning, 195 Ranger Students met the requirements to begin the Mountain Phase of Ranger School," reads the release. "There were no female ...

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  14. New commander announced for the 3rd Infantry DivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | The Coastal Courier

    ... serving as the commandant of the U.S. Army Infantry School at the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence on Fort Benning. The 3rd Brigade of the 3rd ID also is on Fort Benning. According to his biography on the Fort Benning website, Rainey was ...

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  15. No Female Students Move On To Next Phase Of Army Ranger SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | CBS Local

    Fort Benning, Ga. - None of the eight female students will be moving to the next level of the U.S. Army's Ranger School after their second attempt, according to officials from Fort Benning.

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  16. Not A Single Woman Passed The Ranger Course, Three Can RestartRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    This means that out of the total of 8 women left in the grueling, two-month long course at Fort Benning, Georgia, five are set to drop out, USA Today reports . The remaining three will have the opportunity to repeat from the beginning near the end of June.

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  17. Army Special Forces Looks Into Using Tiny 18-Gram Bug-Like DronesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    ... is captured by the enemy, they won't have access to the any of the intelligence gathered. In March, soldiers at Fort Benning experimented with 75 different prototypes to improve infantry combat with technology. Out of all the prototypes, the Black ...

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  18. Veteran receives Silver Star at Fort Benning for WWII valorRead the original story

    May 30, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... was presented the third-highest military decoration for valor during a ceremony in McGinnis-Wickam Hall at Fort Benning. Paperwork for the honor was completed, but Shepherd never was formally presented the medal. "It's something that a lot of wrongs ...

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  19. 1 arrested, others sought after gunfire at Ga. Army baseRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The military says two speeding vehicles entered a Georgia Army base and at least one shot was fired before some of the occupants fled into the woods. One person is in custody at Fort Benning in Columbus after the incident Thursday, and authorities are looking for others.

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  20. 1 in custody, others sought after shots fired at Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    The military says two speeding vehicles entered Fort Benning in Georgia, and at least one shot was fired before some of the occupants fled into the woods. One person is in custody at the base in Columbus after the incident Thursday, and authorities are looking for others.

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