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Santa Claus and face painting at Riverside
It’s going to look like Christmas Thursday at Riverside, the quarters for Fort Benning commander, Maj.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
End is near for 197th Infantry Brigade at Fort Benning
A reduction in basic training at Fort Benning will force the 197th Infantry Brigade to discontinue operations at the post.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Macon Telegraph
Ga. National Guard to process same-sex benefits
Lt Col. Thomas Lesnieski with the Georgia National Guard says applications for the military ID cards that allow access for health care and benefits will be processed at Fort Benning and the Clay National Guard Center in Marietta by employees being paid with federal funds.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Temperatures cool down for holiday events
Highs for today are around 55 degrees with a 30 percent chance of rain. It'll get a little warmer Sunday with a high of 65 but the chance of rain will be even greater, at 50 percent.
CSU students will deliver Christmas "grams"
Special to the Ledger-EnquirerStudents from the Columbus State University Baptist Collegiate Ministries at a brief rehearsal Thursday afternoon.
Ft. Benning celebrates annual 250-foot Airborne Tower Lighting Ceremony
The annual 250-foot airborne tower lighting ceremony took place on Thursday, Dec. 5, at Eubanks Field, and they are expecting a very special guest to stop by.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Giving spirit must keep up with great need
It's not as if area people are less generous, or that donations are down -- well, not at most nonprofits, anyway.
Welcome Home Soldier
U.S. Army Specialist Tony Davis, Jr. has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season-fresh off the heels of his first ever tour of duty, he is back on American soil safe and sound.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Government Computer News
'User jury' helps Army improve future battle command system
The Army is adding a sometimes overlooked step in its process for improving battlefield technologies: performance feedback from soldiers who will use the systems under fire.
Here comes the boom
Members of the Fort Benning Marine Detachment, the Marine Corps’ 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion and the Army’s 11th Engineer Battalion got a closer look Nov. 26 at one of the military’s largest explosive devices.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Cattle thieves strike small farm in Columbus
Enough meat to feed a family for an entire year- that's how much beef a farmer said he lost when someone slaughtered one of his cows and left it dead on his property.
Columbus State University graduate student named top Army ROTC cadet
Columbus State University graduate student Ricky W. Leslie says he didn't set a goal to be named the top Army ROTC cadet in the nation, but still sets "very high expectations for myself."
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Lansing State Journal
Letter: School of the Americas is tax-funded, must be stopped
I agree with Fox, but for different reasons. I believe the president and secretary of state are trying to hide U.S. support for such institutions as the School of the Americas located in Fort Benning, Ga., that teaches Latin American soldiers how to undermine democratically-elected governments, rape, kill and pillage.
Pushing Boundaries assists army veteran rehabilitate from car wreck
Army veteran Ben Rye, 33, walks with a Lokomat, a robotic gait system, at the non-profit Pushing Boundaries in Redmond Tuesday Nov. 26, 2013.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
VetConnexx and Gwinnett to Generate Jobs for Veterans in Georgia
Being a service disabled veteran himself, Larry Ellis, head of VetConnexx, understood what it meant to have a meaningful post-deployment job when veterans with disabilities, who could no longer serve the country, returned home.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The Pope Slams 'Tyranny' of Capitalism and 'Idolatry of Money,' But Opposes Shift on Women, Abortion
Matthew Fox , author of over two dozen books, most recently: "Letters to Pope Francis: Rebuilding a Church with Justice and Compassion" and "Occupy Spirituality: A Radical Vision for a New Generation."
Thankful for military Family
Happy Thanksgiving. I am thankful for the Soldiers, NCOs and officers who have volunteered to serve our nation in wartime.
Garrison officials meet with tribal leaders
With November marking Native American Heritage Month, Fort Benning garrison officials took the opportunity to hold one of their biannual consultations with representatives from several federally recognized tribes Nov. 19-20.
Storm's remnants not causing major problems in Ga.
The remnants of a pre-Thanksgiving storm that swept through Georgia didn't appear to be causing major delays Wednesday on highways and airport runways as travelers headed to holiday destinations.
Midtown Medical celebrates recent quadruplets
Tracie and Spc. John LaJoice, holding their daughter Karie, 5, answer questions about their newborn quadruplet boys, who were born Nov. 13 at the Midtown Medical Center.