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13 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

City graduates finish basic military training

Air Force Airman Kameron R. Brennan graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Travis Air Force Base, Fairfield, CA, US Navy, US Army, Suisun City, CA

Yesterday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Film 'Korengal' explores soldier life in Afghanistan

Four years after the documentary "Restrepo" focused on American soldiers fighting in a dangerous valley of northeast Afghanistan, a new film "Korengal, This Is What War Feels Like," opens Friday in Columbus and Fort Benning.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Restrepo, US Military, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Fort Benning welcomes new infantry chief and commandant

Fort Benning welcomes Brig. Gen. James E. Rainey, the incoming commandant and chief of infantry, to the post during a Friday ceremony at McGinnis-Wickam Hall.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, Prison, Eastern Kentucky University, School of Advanced Military Studies, Troy University

The Island Packet

WWII veterans remember their service during national tour's stop on Hilton Head

Auston O'Neill, his wife Bonnie with their dog Barker are touring the states in a motor home as part of the "Keep the Spirit of '45 Alive!" tour to raise public awareness about next year's 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

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Related Topix: Missouri, US Military, US Army

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Bayonet

First Soldiers awarded Army Instructor Badge

Seven Soldiers made Army history when they became the first instructors to receive the Army Instructor Badge during a recognition ceremony in Alexandria, July 17. The instructors were recognized by the Army chief of staff and sergeant major of the Army for their participation in U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's Instructor Development and ... (more)

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

The Bayonet

30th AG helps civilians become Soldiers

All of the approximate 34,000 initial entry training Soldiers who come to Fort Benning every year to complete basic combat training will inprocess through the 30th Adjutant General Reception Battalion.

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

The Bayonet

MCoE bids farewell to Chief of Armor

Soldiers, veterans, Family members and others from across the tricommunity area came together to bid farewell to Armor School commandant and 48th Chief of Armor Brig.

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

Hudson Valley Press

Army 2nd Lt. Alexander H. Beak

Army 2nd Lt. Alexander H. Beak has graduated from the Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, United States Military Academy, Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

Ft. Benning might face layoffs

Fort Benning could face massive layoffs in an Army drawdown, according to the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce's Military Liaison Gary Allen Jones.

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

People and achievements, July 28

School, military and community achievements for Midlands residents may be emailed to state@thestate.com.

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

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Robert B. Simpson: Fast food and friendly wisdom

The world seems more chaotic day by day. The evening news is endlessly depressing.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, US Military, US Army, Soup

The News-Star

Saluting our men and women in uniform

July comes to an end and that means only one thing -- the start of school cannot be far behind.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, Covington, LA, Monroe, LA, West Monroe, LA, US Military, US Army

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Quintas: Resources decreasing for the Army

Minutes before military leaders said goodbye to Brig. Gen. Leopoldo A. Quintas, the chief of the U.S. Armor School at Fort Benning said he thinks the Army is facing a transitional period.

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

On Friday, Fort Benning sends off departing armor chief

ROBIN TRIMARCHI rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.com Brig. Gen. Leopoldo Quintas, commandant of the U.S. Army Armor School and Chief of Armor, uncases his general officer flag during his promotion ceremony Friday at McGinnis-Wickham Hall, the headquarters for the Maneuver Center of Excellence.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Command and General Staff College, Camp Red Cloud, Fort Bliss, Fort Bliss, TX

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Program matches rescued dogs with disabled veterans

Area veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder and other illnesses may soon get help from a rescued dog from the local animal shelter.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Non-Profit, Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, Harris County, GA, Pine Mountain, GA

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Pogram matches rescued dogs with disabled veterans

Area veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder and other illnesses may soon get help from a rescued dog from the local animal shelter.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Non-Profit, Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, Harris County, GA, Pine Mountain, GA

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Chattahoochee Chatter: The things you fine in a courtroom

Let's start Chatter this week in Columbus Recorder's Court. You never know what you will find when you walk into the courtroom.

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

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Fifty Years Ago Today, July 24, 1964

The Senate passed a $947.5 million antipoverty bill Thursday night in a major victory for President Johnson.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Bayonet

WHINSEC class opens with Flag Ceremony

The Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation's Command and General Staff Officer Course Class of 2014-2015 began its year of study with a Flag Ceremony at the Benning Club July 16. Institute Assistant Commandant Col.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Leavenworth, Command and General Staff College, Combined Arms Center, US Army, Leavenworth, KS

The Bayonet

Scientist shares insights on decision making

Gary Klein, a senior scientist at MacroCognition LLC and author of Streetlights and Shadows: Searching for the Keys to Adaptive Decision Making, visited Fort Benning July 16 for 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

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