Fort Benning Newswire (Page 7)

Fort Benning Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Two female soldiers graduate from Army Ranger schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | New York Daily News

    ... in front-line combat, NBC reported . The two women will join 94 men at Friday's graduation on Victory Pond at Fort Benning, Ga., the Army announced in a statement . "This course has proven that every soldier, regardless of gender, can achieve his or ...

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  2. Two women to graduate from the U.S. Army's elite Ranger School on Friday, the first ever to do soRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Regina Leader Post

    ... and training. The women will receive the Ranger Tab alongside dozens of male service members in a ceremony at Fort Benning, Georgia, the home of Ranger School's headquarters, a senior Army official said Monday night. The official spoke on condition ...

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  3. Women among Ranger students tackling Fort Benning obstacle courseRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Fresno Bee

    Two women passed the Army's Ranger School, becoming the first females to complete the grueling combat training program and earn the right to wear Ranger tabs on their uniforms. This Ledger-Enquirer video from April 2015 shows the two women and other soldiers tackling the Darby Queen obstacle course at Fort Benning, Georgia.

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  4. VIDEO: 2 women pass Army Ranger School, first female graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | SavannahNow

    ... training program and earn the right to wear Ranger tabs on their uniforms. The Army's Ranger headquarters in Fort Benning, Georgia, says the women and 94 men passed the tough 62-day course that tests their ability to overcome fatigue, hunger and ...

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  5. New 3rd ID commander 'honored' to lead Dog-face SoldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | SavannahNow

    ... They're fighting hard for their own country." Rainey's new command is larger than his last assignment at Fort Benning, where he was commandant of the U.S. Army Infantry School and U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence. Now he takes the helm of the ...

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  6. 8 sentenced in tax fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    A federal judge has handed down sentences ranging from probation to more than 13 years in prison for six Phenix City and two Columbus area residents in a $24 million Stolen Identity Refund Fraud scheme that used identities of Fort Benning soldiers and employees at various state agencies to file fraudulent tax returns, U.S. Attorney George L. Beck Jr. announced Friday. Sentences were issued for Tracy Mitchell, Talarius Paige, Latasha Mitchell, Dameisha Mitchell, Sharonda Johnson and Cynthia Johnson, all of Phenix City.

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  7. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WTVM

    ... in a $24 million identity theft ring. They say Tracy Mitchell of Phenix City, who worked at the hospital on Fort Benning, lead the group and was sentenced to 13 years in prison. Each defendant plead guilty. Five other suspects are from Phenix City - ...

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  8. Loyd School at Fort Benning slated to close in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Staff and faculty started the first day of school at Fort Benning on Thursday with plans to close Frank R. Loyd Elementary School at the end of the 2015-2016 school year, post officials said. Built in 1958 and one of the oldest schools on post, it is one of the six elementary schools with declining enrollment over the years.

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  9. Soldier show coming to Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    The U.S. Army Soldier Show, a 90-minute, high-energy live musical production that showcases the Army's most talented soldiers, will be at Fort Benning August 15.

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  10. 'Best Ranger' changed his mind about female studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... A Ranger instructor, he and his Ranger buddy Sgt. 1st Class Timothy Briggs won the Best Ranger competition at Fort Benning in April, marking them as the best of the best. "It is not just other guys -- it's me," Lemma said Thursday at Camp Rudder in ...

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  11. Failing, starting over facts of life for Ranger School studentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    In 2011, Wittkamper, a Chicago native, was so close to graduating from Ranger School he could see Fort Benning's Victory Pond and the graduation. Wittkamper recovered, passed the Camp Rudder phase on his next attempt, got his Ranger tab and is now back in the Florida swamps as an instructor.

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  12. Chattahoochee Chatter: Everyone's important at Ranger SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... the Fourth of July to support the organization. Considering that there are so many soldiers who have served at Fort Benning and others who have rotated through the post on the way to deployments in Iraq, Afghanistan and other hot spots around the ...

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  13. Soldier who died at Smith Pool helped train Ranger studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    A Fort Benning soldier who died Monday while swimming at Smith Fitness Center Pool was remembered for his work in providing Ranger students with tough, realistic training. Pfc. Hank L. Brown, 19, of McAlester, Okla., was off duty during a recreational swim when the incident occurred, said Monica Manganaro, a post public affairs spokeswoman.

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  14. Women move to Florida phase of Ranger SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... outpost, they are looking to Aug. 21 when those who survive will graduate Ranger School at Victory Pond on Fort Benning. Two of the 167 are looking to make history and become the first women to earn the Ranger tab. The women, both West Point ...

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  15. Teen soldier drowns in swimming pool at Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Alabama Live

    A teen-aged soldier died Monday when he drowned in a swimming pool on the base at Fort Benning in Georgia. Base officials announced the death Wednesday morning of Pfc.

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  16. Shots fired again at Camp ShelbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WTVM

    ... reserve and active Army troops, Navy, Marines and Air Force. CivilianJobs.com is hosting a military job fair on Fort Benning.The job fair will be held on Thursday from 10:00a.m.-2:00p.m. at the Benning Club on post. Sixty military-friendly companies ...

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  17. Airborne 75th anniversary open to publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Bayonet

    Civilians, visitors, Soldiers and their Families are invited as Fort Benning celebrates 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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  18. Athletes Unite from East to West for Progressive-Position Air Pistol ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | AmmoLand

    ... McDonald (Tifton, Georgia) and Charles Englund (Lynchburg, Virginia), who both shot at the Eastern regional in Fort Benning. Englund was the 2014 National Champion, and McDonald was the 2014 silver medalist. The high visitor for the International ...

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  19. 'They're the only ones not complaining'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | NEWS.com.au

    ... Ranger School in April, along with 381 men. The other women were knocked out in the first two stages, held at Fort Benning in Georgia and in Georgia's remote mountains. All up, Ranger School is a 61-day combat leadership course for soldiers and ...

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

    Sunday Aug 2 | 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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