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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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15 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Struggling With A Monster That America Created

The President's critics persist in the myth of lax enforcement of immigration policies as the cause of the flood of refugees from the south.

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19 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Chuck Williams: Fort Benning is where the tradition starts for soldiers

That question, in a round about way, came up a couple of weeks ago when Maj. Gen. Scott Miller was taking command of Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Five questions with Mike Howard, artist

After the Marine Corps, I attended the University of Georgia and was then accepted to The Whitney Museum Independent Program in New York City.

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WTVC

The Price of Freedom: Music Therapy For Veterans

According to the VA twenty percent of the veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are suffering with PTSD.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Future leaders start 11-month course at Fort Benning

Future leaders in the military and law enforcement were at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation this week to start the Command & General Staff Officer Course.

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ABC News 4 Charleston

SLED releases summary in Bridgeview shooting case

Even more details have been released in the shooting death of 19-year-old Denzell Curnell.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

A boy and then a soldier - a rite throughout U.S. history

Nicholas Rocco Cardinal hasn't been a boy for a while. He's 20, more than 6 feet tall and as lean and solid as the cool pines that grow in Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest in northern Arizona, where he was raised.

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Salisbury Journal

Partnership is explored with US sharp shooters

BASED 3rd Division has been forging closer ties with the US Army during a visit to Fort Benning.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

10 inducted into the Rangers Hall of Fame at Fort Benning

Photos by ROBIN TRIMARCHI/rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.comTen retired U.S. Army Rangers, left, wait to be inducted into the Ranger Hall of Fame during ceremonies conducted by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade and the 75th Ranger Regiment Wednesday at Marshall Auditorium in McGinnis-Wickam Hall.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Ranger Hall of Fame Induction 2014

Retired Lt. Gen. John M. Le Moyne addresses the crowd. Le Moyne was the Fort Benning commanding general from September 1999-November 2001.

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The Bayonet

Reservists train IET Soldiers in Echo units

"Of the 34,000 IET Soldiers trained here at Fort Benning last year, 16,612 were trained during the four-month summer surge," said Paul Pass, reports technician with 30th Adjutant General Reception Battalion.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Bayonet

Maj. Gen. Miller takes command of MCoE, Fort Benning

Members of the Fort Benning community came together July 11 to welcome the Maneuver Center of Excellence's new commanding general, Maj.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Benning commander among 2014 Rangers honored in Hall of Fame

A former Fort Benning commander will be among 10 Rangers inducted into the 2014 Ranger Hall of Fame during a ceremony Wednesday at McGinnis-Wickam Hall.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

OpEdNews

Why the Honduran Children Flee North

A flood of Central American children seeking safety in the United States has created a political and humanitarian crisis for border states and left President Barack Obama lecturing the parents not to send their children off on these long dangerous journeys as he requests $3.7 billion in emergency spending to step up border security and speed up ... (more)

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Dalton Daily Citizen

Col. Higdon retires from Army

Dalton native Col. Mark L. Higdon retired from the U.S. Army on June 12 after a 25-year career.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Muscogee County elementary schools show huge improvement on math CRCT

While the majority of elementary schools in the county remained below the state average in math scores for grades 3-5 on the 2014 Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, most of those schools are closing the gap in dramatic fashion.

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WTVC

The Price of Freedom: Music Therapy For Veterans

According to the VA twenty percent of the veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are suffering with PTSD.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Dimon Kendrick-Holmes: Then it's Hi! Hi! Hey

While watching Friday's change of command, I remembered how much I enjoy listening to Army music, especially when played by Fort Benning's Maneuver Center of Excellence Band, which is, well, excellent.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Maj. Gen. Scott Miller takes command of Fort Benning

While he is an Infantryman, Miller has spent much of his 31-year career in Special Operations, a group of military personnel who carry out mostly covert operations in hostile or politically sensitive areas.

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Examiner.com

Jul. 11: A hero is killed in Madison County

Lemuel Augustus Penn was murdered on July 11, 1964 in Madison County, Georgia. He died without knowing he would play an important role in the struggle for civil rights in the USA and particularly in the South.

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