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  1. Policy Change Opens 4100 Military Special Ops Jobs to WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... Army. About 80 more women are scheduled to attend the training and assessment courses that will be conducted at Fort Benning, Georgia, this spring in March and April. Women who graduate from the Ranger Course will be awarded the Ranger Tab, but they ...

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  2. More Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    The Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning continues to experiment with new technologies aimed at helping soldiers do a better job. On Tuesday, the center presented the latest prototype technologies currently under consideration for future use in the battlefield.

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  3. Ft. Benning holds aircraft demonstrationRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WTVM

    Low flying A-10's will use 25 pound training munitions this week. As a part of the training, an aircraft will also perform a low-altitude pass over the K-15 Range. The events are happening Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Hartell and K-15 ranges.

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  4. Columbus State University to open lab, lounge for militaryRead the original story

    Yesterday | WTVC

    ... service members would make up a chunk of Columbus State students. One of Georgia's largest military bases, Fort Benning, is nearby. 7:00 Wheel of Fortune 7:30 Jeopardy 8:00 Last Man Standing 8:30 The Neighbors 9:00 Shark Tank 10:00 20/20 11:00 ...

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  5. Expediting the citizenship process at BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Bayonet

    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services held a grand opening ceremony for the Naturalization Office on Fort Benning Feb. 26 and welcomed new citizens during a military naturalization ceremony in the 30th Adjutant General Battalion building on Sand Hill. USCIS worldwide provides an expedited naturalization process to non-citizen military service members.

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  6. DENTAC Soldiers put down tools, determine best warriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Bayonet

    ... The Best Warrior Competition Soldier of the Year winner, Pfc. Christopher Olverson, dental assistant with the Fort Benning Dental Activity, said the competition was a unique opportunity for the DENTAC Soldiers. "It was definitely a change of ...

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  7. New garrison CSM assumes responsibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Bayonet

    Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin Floyd assumed responsibility as the new Fort Benning garrison command sergeant major during a change of responsibility ceremony Feb. 26 at McGinnis-Wickam Hall.

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  8. Female Soldier completes Ranger Training Assessment CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Bayonet

    ... William "Shep" Woodard Jr., a company commander with the U.S. Army National Guard Warrior Training Center at Fort Benning. Additionally, many who didn't make it through the first week opted to stay in training for the second week, even though that ...

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  9. Eli Young Band to perform free concert at Ft. BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WTVM

    Country music stars The Eli Young Band are coming to Fort Benning on March 28 and will perform at Wetherby Field. This concert is free and open to the public.

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  10. New Fort Jackson commander will have more say-so than most over post's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Stars and Stripes

    ... Oct. 1, the beginning of the federal fiscal year. So how does Columbia's effort stack up again the likes of Fort Benning, Ga., Fort Sill, Okla., and Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., which also conducts basic training? "I never compare, because that's the ...

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  11. Cpt Aston Armstrong conducting security during a training exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KCEN

    ... women have taken the RTAC since January, but only six have passed and secured slots at April's Ranger School at Fort Benning, GA. Captain Aston Armstrong and First Lt. Anne Lee both with Fort Hood's 3rd Brigade will be attending the next RTAC ...

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  12. Fort Carson female soldier advances to Ranger trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | KKTV

    ... eted the first integrated training assessment course are also eligible to participate in the Ranger training at Fort Benning, Georgia starting April 20.

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  13. Pentagon contracting war: General Dynamics lobbies to win a contract it didn't bid onRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Stars and Stripes

    Officials from General Motors/General Dynamics demonstrate a Stryker combat vehicle at Fort Benning, Ga., in June 2004. General Dynamics is continuing its fight to win at least a portion of a contract, potentially worth more than $12 billion, to build nearly 3,000 Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicles for the Army.

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  14. Wounded warriors to cycle through NewnanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Times-Herald

    ... be for riders to see the recovery of the region since that devastating storm. From Newnan, the route will go to Fort Benning, then to Pensacola. The remainder of the route will be through Alabama and Mississippi to New Orleans. "Healing heroes" ride ...

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  15. Fort Benning has new garrison command sergeant majorRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | WTVC

    The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports that Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin R. Floyd officially stepped into the role during a ceremony Thursday.

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  16. Organization helps the homeless, families in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WTVM

    ... Jill of America, Inc. worked on their monthly community project. It was a day to remember for 19 service men at Fort Benning who officially becameAmerican citizens, right before the grand opening of a new naturalization office on post.The new office ...

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  17. Federal officials push for more citizenship for military membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    It was a day to remember for 19 service men at Fort Benning who officially became American citizens, right before the grand opening of a new naturalization office on post. The new office could mean a shorter road to becoming a citizen for even more military members.

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  18. Pizza delivery driver loses control of car in MariettaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WTVM

    ... of dancing in the nude in violation of the city ordinance. It was a day to remember for 19 service men at Fort Benning who officially becameAmerican citizens, right before the grand opening of a new naturalization office on post.The new office could ...

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  19. Blackmon Road Middle School hosts 'Lunch with a Soldier'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WTVM

    ... and at Blackman Road Middle School everybody there is supportive and we all get along," John Dominguez said, Fort Benning soldier from the 2nd Squandron and 16th Cavalry Regiment. The principal for Blackmon Road Middle School, Penny Bowen, says ...

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  20. C-SPAN announces upcoming tour of ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WTVM

    ... will be on C-SPAN 3. Copyright 2015 WTVM. All rights reserved. It was a day to remember for 19 service men at Fort Benning who officially becameAmerican citizens, right before the grand opening of a new naturalization office on post.The new office ...

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