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Fort Benning, Georgia is located in Chattahoochee County. Zip codes in Fort Benning, GA include 31905, and 31995. The median home price in Fort Benning is $207,500. More Fort Benning information.

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9 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

A 'momentous day': WHINSEC dedicates new campus

Mike Haskey mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.com Hundreds gathered Wednesday morning in front of Bradley Hall at Fort Benning for a dedication ceremony for the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation's new campus.

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12 hrs ago | WTVM

Georgia officials scheduled to set tuition rates

The Auburn University Department of Public Safety & Security and the Auburn Police Division are investigating a threatening message found on campus.

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16 hrs ago | Isegoria

The 6.5 -40 Cartridge

Mitch Shoffner decided to design a replacement for the venerable 5.56A-45mm cartridge used in M16 rifles and M4 carbines, the 6.5A-40mm , which would have the range of the much bigger 7.62A-51mm without being too big into the AR-15 platform: He has not been the first to try to improve the performance of the AR-15 family in this way.

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18 hrs ago | The Bayonet

National Library Week - Proclamation

WHEREAS, libraries on Fort Benning have historically helped change the lives of Soldiers, civilians, Family members, retirees and other customers; WHEREAS, Fort Benning libraries work to meet the changing needs of our Soldiers, civilians, Family members, retirees and other customers, including providing resources for everyone and bringing services ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Bayonet

Rangers presented with awards for valor

Soldiers who served with the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, were presented with awards for their actions in Afghanistan in the fall of 2013 during a ceremony April 8 in McGinnis-Wickam Hall's Marshall Auditorium.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Volunteers honored for saving Fort Benning $2 million

After volunteering more than 1,000 hours last year to help soldiers and their families, retired Command Sgt.

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Stars and Stripes

Former Army Sgt. Kyle J. White to receive Medal of Honor

Former Army Sgt. Kyle J. White will be awarded the Medal of Honor on May 13, 2014, the White House announced late Tuesday afternoon.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Patch.com

Atlanta Vietnam veterans to Honor Atlanta soldier

The Atlanta Vietnam Veterans Business Association announces the 2014 dedication of its Vietnam Memorial to honor the memory of Corporal Harry Kenneth Vaughan, U.S. Army, a native of the Hopewell Community and a graduate of Milton High School.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Ala woman reunites Ga soldier with lost journal

An Alabama woman has helped a Fort Benning soldier reclaim a writing journal he lost after being deployed to Afghanistan in 2003.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Fifty Years Ago Today, April 10, 1964

Relishing the role of interested bystanders, Southerners generally applauded the vote polled by Gov. George C. Wallace of Alabama in his Wisconsin politicking.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Soldier surprises daughters with unexpected return

Diana Hendricks had seen videos of soldiers surprising their families with an unexpected return.

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The Bayonet

Post holds Holocaust remembrance service

Rabbi Beth Schwartz posed one question to Soldiers and civilians during the Holocaust Days of Remembrance commemorative service Monday.

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The Bayonet

Band performs at Fort Benning

The Fort Benning community was treated to a first-time concert featuring actor and musician Gary Sinise and the Lt.

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The Bayonet

Fort Benning marks Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Fort Benning leaders and community members from on and off post came together to pledge to continue fighting against sexual assault during a ceremony Friday in Derby Auditorium in McGinnis-Wickam Hall.

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The Bayonet

Hall of Heroes rededicated

"Love of America, love of freedom and love of life. That love never dies," said local author and surviving spouse Nicole DiCenzo, whose husband Capt.

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The Washington Post

After the Wars: The other wounds

Army sniper James Crowell went to war 70 inches tall. He returned home an inch shorter and in constant pain, his spine compressed by the collective trauma of a rooftop fall, a Humvee accident and his heavy body armor, worn almost every day on four deployments.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Fallen Rangers posthumously awarded Bronze Star

Six months after they were killed by an IED in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Sgt. Patrick C. Hawkins and Spc.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Fort Hood gunman trained at Fort Benning

The soldier who killed three people and wounded 16 others at Fort Hood last week was briefly assigned to Fort Benning for infantry training, Pentagon records show.

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Tampa Bay Newspapers

Local soldier wins Audie Murphy award

Staff Sergeant Jeremy Beard, a Seminole High School graduate whose family owns Charlie and Millie's Pizza, was presented the Audie Murphy award on March 14. He received the award for valorous achievement during conflict with an armed enemy while assigned as a squad leader in Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry regiment in PKS, Logar ... (more)

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Army Times

Specialist to receive Silver Star on Tuesday

A soldier who continuously risked his own safety to recover fallen and wounded comrades in Afghanistan will be honored Tuesday with the Silver Star, the nation's third-highest award for valor.

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