1 hr ago
Trees for Troops
ROBIN TRIMARCHI email@example.com Fort Benning families stood in line from early morning for a Christmas tree at the Trees for Troops at Wetherby Field Thursday.
5 hrs ago
197th Infantry Brigade deactivated at Fort Benning
The 197 Infantry Brigade, a basic training unit with history dating back to World War II and both Gulf War at Fort Benning, was officially discontinued Thursday in a ceremony at Doughboy Stadium.
7 hrs ago
Police: Victims of group-care home endured 'unspeakable acts of physical cruelty'
An investigation into an unlicensed Columbus group-care home that started in the summer has broadened to include a licensed home for disabled adults, according to Columbus Police.
11 hrs ago
Ready and Resilient seeks culture change
Col. Larry Reeves, the Army Resiliency Directorate’s deputy for campaign management, visited Fort Benning Dec. 4 to speak to a group of Maneuver Captains Career Course students about the resources the Army’s Ready and Resilient Campaign provides to Soldiers, Families and civilians.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Lansing State Journal
Made in Michigan: Gordon Schleicher
While I've visited colleagues, family and friends who retired to other parts, I know of no better place for me than right here in Michigan.
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.