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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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Operational Requirements for an Infantry Hand Weapon

After World War II, the Operations Research Office at Johns Hopkins produced its Operational Requirements for an Infantry Hand Weapon , based on these key points: 1. The ranges at which the rifle is used most frequently in battle and the ranges within which the greater fraction of man targets can be seen on the battlefield do not exceed 300 yd 2.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Isakson says U.S. has an interest in stopping ISIS

Georgians may be war weary after having troops in Iraq and Afghanistan for 14 years, but the United States has a vital interest in stopping the Islamist militants violently grabbing territory in Iraq and Syria, Sen. Johnny Isakson recently said.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

Kool & the Gang to headline concert on Ft. Benning

It's a celebration! Come celebrate good times with Kool & the Gang in a free concert September 13 on Fort Benning's York Field.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Bayonet

New Infantry School CSM welcomed

The Maneuver Center of Excellence and the Fort Benning community welcomed the new Infantry School command sergeant major Aug. 18 during a change of responsibility ceremony in Marshall Auditorium.

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The Bayonet

19th Medical Detachment (Optometry) set to deactivate

The inactivation ceremony is important because it is a time-honored tradition that allows the unit to be recognized for its service to the Army, no matter how small the unit may be, said Capt.

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West Hawaii Today

Fort Benning parade grounds to be named for Inouye

Infantry soldiers parade at Fort Benning, Georgia. The parade field, adjacent to the National Infantry Museum, and the site of all U.S. Army Infantry basic training graduations, is being named for the late U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye of Hawaii.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

History repeats itself

On Feb. 11, 1965, I was stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia, and had just gotten back from Fort Stewart, Georgia, for our annual tank gunnery program, testing our combat readiness.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Stars and Stripes

SOA Watch may protest on Fort Benning Road under new plan

Two months after the city of Columbus placed restrictions on a permit for the annual School of the Americas Watch protest at the Fort Benning Road gate, city officials offered a compromise plan on Tuesday that would allow the group to protest and keep two lanes of traffic open as requested by Fort Benning.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Bayonet

Driver services branch now open on post

For Soldiers, Family members and Fort Benning civilians looking to renew a driver's license in the state of Georgia or to take a driving test, the Georgia Department of Driver Services recently opened a convenient new branch on post.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Heavy firing resumes at Fort Benning

For the next month at Fort Benning, residents near the northeast section of military reservation may hear heavy weapons firing on the post.

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The Bayonet

Custer Road Bridge set to reopen no later than Aug. 31

After more than six months, members of the Fort Benning community should be able to use Custer Road Bridge by the end of this month.

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The Bayonet

Former astronaut emphasizes attitude

Fort Benning Soldiers had the opportunity to hear from one of the pioneers of the American space exploration effort August 14 during the latest edition of the Combat Leader Speaker Program.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Columbus man gets 10 years in prison for teen sex charge

A Columbus man at the center of a years-long web of extortion, prostitution and child pornography charges will spend the next 10 years in prison and the rest of his life under the supervision of the state.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

AmmoLand

Daniel Horner Wins Midnight 3-Gun Invitational

Horner is a member of the US Army Marksmanship Unit and this is his third time winning first place in the popular and widely recognized M3GI competition.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Single Ticket Saturday Set for Today at RiverCenter

RiverCenter will hold its ninth annual Single Ticket Saturday event today, August 16th from 10am to 3pm.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Benning support surges after report of few responses to jobs cuts

Support for Fort Benning has surged after an official said Tuesday that only 50 comments have been submitted on an assessment calling for nearly 11,000 military and civilian job cuts on post.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Machine Design

Autonomous UAVs Now Travel in Packs

Researchers at Georgia Tech Research Institute recently flew three fully autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles in formation, a first for drones, in a demonstration that took place in the skies above Fort Benning, Ga.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Fifty Years Ago Today, August 15, 1964

Aviation companies from the 11th Air Assault Division at Fort Benning which will fill duty assignments in Viet Nam "very shortly" will be made up almost wholly of volunteers, Army spokesmen said Friday.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Muscogee County School District's CFO to retire

"I'm about to have my fourth grandchild, so it's just time," said Adams, who has worked for 25 years in the district, all in the finance department.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Muscogee County School District's CFO to retire

"I'm about to have my fourth grandchild, so it's just time," said Adams, who has worked for 25 years in the district, all in the finance department.

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