Grandparents who raise their grandchildren struggle for support
ROBIN TRIMARCHIfirstname.lastname@example.orgDeborah Paris sits with her three grandchildren, from left, London, 7, Joshua, 6, and Kennedy, 8. Deborah Paris never thought she would be raising children in her 50s.
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Saturday Mar 8
The moment the soldier who lost both legs in Afghanistan put on his...
The moment the soldier who lost both legs in Afghanistan put on his new limbs and WALKED across the finish line of a 222-mile Warrior's Walk Army Ranger Josh Hargis was seriously injured during his fourth tour in Afghanistan and was being awarded the Purple Heart Hargis used his new prosthetic legs to complete the end of 'Warrior Walk' to raise ... (more)
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Chattahoochee Chatter: 'The Playermaker' pops up in town
Early Tuesday evening, former Dallas Cowboys star and current ESPN NFL analyst Michael Irwin tweeted a picture to his 172,000 followers: Irvin was indeed standing Columbus when he took a picture of the Chattahoochee River behind the RiverMill Event Centre.
Retired general shares views on US-China relationship
Retired Maj. Gen. Bernard Loeffke, former commanding general of U.S. Army South, visited Fort Benning Feb. 24 to speak to a group of students from the Maneuver Captains Career Course, the Infantry Basic Officer Leadership Course and the Armor Basic Officer Leaders Course.
ASLTE prepares instructors for future training
Instructors, course developers and training personnel from schools across the Maneuver Center of Excellence participated in 21st century problem solving exercises during an Adaptive Soldier Leader Training and Education Mobile Training Team event Feb. 26-28.
Air Force master sergeant honored during memorial service
Family and friends gathered Feb. 28 during a memorial service at the Main Post Chapel to honor a Fort Benning Air Force special tactics Airman who died during a parachute training accident.
AZ rule helps lawyers in military families
"When we got married and my husband was stationed at Fort Benning in Georgia and I passed the bar in Arizona, there weren't opportunities in Georgia that I could take advantage of, without having to take another bar exam in that state," said Winkler.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Northwest Florida Daily News
Silver Star recipient remembers comrades: 'You are my direction, my permanent leaders'
After Army Sgt. 1st Class Anthony Fuentes received the Silver Star, he told the crowd he wanted to speak for those who couldn't do so for themselves.
Warrior's Walk 222-mile journey to end at Ft. Benning
Josh Hargis, an Army Ranger who lost both of his legs during combat operations in Afghanistan, is joining the walk on the last few miles to Fort Benning.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Motorcycles escort Vietnam wall replica to museum
Hundreds of motorcycle riders helped escort a replica of the national Vietnam Memorial wall as it arrived by tractor trailer at Fort Benning, where the wall will spend the next five years on display at the National Infantry Museum.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Sunday Business: On the move
She began her career with the chamber in early 2008 as a manager of membership services.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Phenix City woman allegedly steals over 1,000 identities on Ft. Benning
According to the US Department of Justice , a Phenix City woman has been indicted for her alleged involvement in a stolen identity refund fraud scheme that has affected over 1,000 people on Fort Benning.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Hundreds remember airman who died in parachute accident
Dressed in Air Force blue and Army green, hundreds of men and women filled the Main Post Chapel Friday to remember Master Sgt.
The Smithfield Herald
A soldier tells his story
Rudy and Patricia Baker hold a copy of the "The Boys of Benning," which contains stories of 14 graduates and one commander of the 1962 Officer Candidate School graduating class.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Former Ft. Benning employee steals military identities, files tax returns
The Department of Justice and George L. Beck Jr, the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama, announces the indicted a Phenix City woman for her involvement in a stolen identity refund fraud scheme.
Stars and Stripes
Memorial set for Fort Benning airman killed in parachute accident
Air Force Master Sgt. Joshua Gavulic jumps out of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during a reconnaissance surveillance course for leaders over Fort Benning, Ga., on Oct. 25, 2013.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Ranger to receive Silver Star
A Soldier with the 6th Ranger Training Battalion, ARTB, will receive the Army’s third highest award for his actions in October 2011 in Afghanistan.
Policy focuses on misuse of prescription medication
Officials say prescription drug abuse on Fort Benning accounted for 19 percent of criminal drug investigations in 2013.