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Wednesday | 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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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

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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Related Topix: Optometry, Medicine, US Military, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA

The Bayonet

Professor: Preparation must not cause paralysis

Elizabeth Samet, a professor of English at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, visited Fort Benning Aug. 21 to share her views on preparation in the latest edition of the Combat Leader Speaker Program.

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Related Topix: West Point, NY, United States Military Academy, US Military, US Army, Arts, Literature

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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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, US News, US Senate, Daniel Inouye, Democrat, US Politics

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Herald

College of DuPage offers concealed carry class

The College of DuPage's Homeland Security Training Institute has added a concealed carry class designed to meet and surpass requirements for obtaining a Concealed Carry License.

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Related Topix: Guns, US Army, US Military

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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Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA, Activism, US Military, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Methow Valley News Home Page

Terrence L. - Mick' Roark1946 - " 2014

Terrence L. "Mick" Roark was born Feb. 20, 1946, and died July 27, 2014. Mick was born in Winthrop to Ronald and Lulu Roark.

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Related Topix: Winthrop, WA, Twisp, WA, US Military, US Army, World News, Vietnam, Life, Veteran Affairs

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, US Air Force, Science / Technology, Space, NASA

Cleveland.com

Plum Creek Celebrates A Patriotic Christmas in July

On Thursday, July 31, 2014, Plum Creek Assisted Living Center was alive with the Christmas Spirit.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Army, Fort Lewis, Life, Holidays, Christmas

Fri Aug 15, 2014

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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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

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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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Richard Hyatt: Saying goodbye to Ruby Morales

This was not where this play was supposed to end, and those who came to the Fort Benning Cemetery chose to remember earlier performances that made them smile.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, Theater, Arts, Home Listing, Home, Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Bayonet

Fort Benning firefighters attend joint training in Indiana

Four Fort Benning firefighters joined together with firefighters from Fort Jackson, South Carolina, and Fort Knox, Kentucky, Aug. 3-5 to attend a joint training exercise in North Vernon, Indiana.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Jackson, Fort Knox, KY, Fort Knox

The Bayonet

MRD, ABOLC, SAAB test tank camo system

During the week of July 28-Aug. 1, officials from the Capabilities Development and Integration Development's Mounted Requirements Division, SAAB Barracuda and Soldiers from the Armor Basic Officer Leadership Course tested an experimental camouflage system on Fort Benning.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Smithfield Herald

Military Notes

Army Pvt. Matthew B. Wiley has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA

Effingham Herald

Inman graduates from Warrior Forge

Victoria Inman has graduated from the Army ROTC Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Knox, Ky.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Knox, KY

Wireless Design & Development

Multiple UAVs Perform Autonomous Formation Flight

These days, unmanned aerial vehicles typically fly alone with a team of ground operators controlling their activities through teleoperation or waypoint-based routing.

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Related Topix: Georgia Tech, US Military, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA

The Post-Standard

Military achievements by local residents week of August 11

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Hunter R. Chester graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, US Air Force, Syracuse, NY, Cicero, NY, US Army

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Robert B. Simpson: Power and abuse

North Carolina school teachers have had it rough for a while. Most have not had a raise in five years.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Alaskan, Barbara Boxer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, US Military, US Army, Republican, US House of Representatives, Don Young

Fri Aug 08, 2014

R & D

Multiple UAVs perform autonomous formation flight

These days, unmanned aerial vehicles typically fly alone with a team of ground operators controlling their activities through teleoperation or waypoint-based routing.

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Related Topix: Georgia Tech, US Military, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA

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