Fort Benning Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. All 19 Women Wash Out of Ranger School's First PhaseRead the original story

    May 10, 2015 | Drudge Retort

    The eight women who remained in the first gender-integrated class of Army Ranger training will not move onto the next round of training, Fort Benning announced on Friday. That means all 19 women who began the training in April have washed out in the first phase.

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  2. All remaining female soldiers fail Ranger School's 'Darby Phase,' can attempt againRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Men and women are tested last month at Fort Benning, Ga., during the Army Ranger School's grueling assessment course. All eight female soldiers who survived the initial days of the first-ever Army Ranger School course to include women failed to make it to the second phase, but can still try again and pass, Army officials said Friday.

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  3. Remaining women fail 1st patrol phase of Ranger school, can join next classRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Soldiers cool down after a 2-mile run with weapons Feb. 7, 2015, before participating in an obstacle course as part of the Ranger Training Assessment Course at Fort Benning, Ga. Potential Ranger Course students run in formation during the Ranger Training Assessment Course at Fort Benning, Ga., on Jan. 24, 2015. 1 comment

  4. All 19 women have washedout of Army Ranger School - in the first phaseRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | Lucianne.com

    The eight women who remained in the first gender-integrated class of Army Ranger training will not move onto the next round of training, Fort Benning announced on Friday. That means all 19 women who began the training in April have washed out in the first phase.

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  5. All females fail first phase of Army Ranger schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... the Ranger course," said Maj. Gen. Scott Miller, commanding general of the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning. "They're a strong group of soldiers, who are working their way through the U.S. Army's most physically and mentally demanding ...

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  6. All 8 Women in Army Rangers' First Co-ed Class Fail Phase OneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | News Max

    ... the Ranger course," Maj. Gen. Scott Miller, commanding general of the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, Georgia, said in a news release, the military new site reports. "Ranger School is the Army's toughest course, and this iteration is ...

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  7. Next phase of Army Ranger assessment continues, women recycled to next classRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    In the latest from the 2015 Ranger Assessment Course at Fort Benning, 115 Ranger students have successfully met all requirements to move on to the next phase. Not included in the next phase are 101 men and eight woman, who will be recycled into the next Darby Phase of Ranger school, set to begin on Thursday, May 14. "More than 50 percent of these kids will recycle a phase somewhere and being told you're not good enough and then have to execute the cycle againa it's devastating," said Battalion Operations Officer Steven Robbins.

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  8. Eight female soldiers, including Drum captain, fail Darby phase of...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... the school's Darby Phase. However, the group will be able to recycle into a new group beginning that phase at Fort Benning next week. Additionally, 101 male soldiers did not pass and will also retake the Darby Phase. A total of 115 soldiers, or ...

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  9. All remaining female soldiers fall short at Ranger Schoola s a Darby PhaseaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Men and women are tested last month at Fort Benning, Ga., during the Army Ranger School's grueling assessment course. All eight female soldiers who survived the initial days of the first-ever Army Ranger School course to include women failed to make it to the second phase, but can still try again and pass, Army officials said Friday.

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  10. Remaining female candidates must restart Ranger training after missing mark in 1st phaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Fox News

    None of the remaining eight female candidates going through the Army Ranger School made it out of the first phase of training at Fort Benning, Ga., defense officials told Fox News -- though they scored high enough to try again as early as next week. The candidates were the first women to train for the elite force as part of a program that began in February.

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  11. All 19 women have washed out of Army Ranger School a " by the first phaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Washington Times

    The eight women who remained in the first gender-integrated class of Army Ranger training will not move onto the next round of training, Fort Benning announced on Friday. The eight women, together with 101 men who washed out of the Darby phase, will retry the first part of the Army's most elite training course beginning May 14, the release said.

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  12. Gainey Cup 2015 winners announced as competition endsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | WTVM

    A worldwide event which puts Scout Squads from across the military through a three-day competition started on Tuesday at Fort Benning and ended just before noon on Friday. The Gainey Cup competition is prestigious and people compete to find out who's the best.

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  13. Volunteers honored for service on Ft. BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... volunteers, whose hard work has combined to save the base millions of dollars. Last year, more than 3,400 Fort Benning volunteers donated more than 100,000 hours on post, which represent over $2 million in savings to the installation. "Each of the ...

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  14. 1st Bn. 50th Inf. Regt. Association remembers their fallenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | The Bayonet

    ... a part of this occasion." The ceremony was part of a biennial reunion for the veterans that has taken place at Fort Benning for the last few years, said Maj. Kenneth Bath, executive officer of the 1st Bn. 50th Regt. Infantry, 198th Infantry Brigade. ...

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  15. 'Azimuth Check' focuses on building leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | The Bayonet

    ... the leaders of the Maneuver Center gather for this event and the next will be July 2015. Leaders from across Fort Benning shared insights on initiatives. Sgt. 1st Class Ken Rose of the Army Marksmanship Unit provided best practices and effective ...

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  16. Gainey Cup competition kicks off at Ft. BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | WTVM

    A world-wide event which puts Scout Squads from across the military through a three day competition started on Tuesday at Fort Benning. The Gainey Cup competition is prestigious and people compete to find out who's the best.

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  17. Veterans to meet at Ft. Benning 50 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | WTVM

    A Vietnam veteran from the 173rd Airborne Brigade returned to Fort Benning after 50 years. We met up with Robert Toporek on Monday at the Vietnam Memorial Plaza at the National Infantry Museum.

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  18. Why physical standards still dog the fight about women in combat unitsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... the Marine Corps Infantry Officer Course in Quantico, Va., and women attending the Army Ranger School at Fort Benning, among other efforts. In the case of Marine IOC and Ranger School, women were told up front that if they graduated, they would be ...

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  19. Pack among those interested in ex-Army backRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Times Herald-Record

    ... by a team to rookie minicamp soon after the draft. Maples was granted permission by his base commander at Fort Benning, as of Thursday morning, for leave to participate in a minicamp, Bergman said. Maples graduated from West Point in December after ...

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  20. Peer review next obstacle for first women to undergo Army Ranger schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    It will be a week before the eight women trying to earn the coveted U.S. Army Ranger tab find out if they move from the hills of Fort Benning to the mountains of North Georgia and the next step in the brutal leadership training process. The current class of Ranger School - the first in its more than six-decade history to include women - started two weeks ago with 399 soldiers, including 19 women.

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