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  1. DeVolder, JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The News-Messenger

    James "Jim" R. DeVolder FREMONT: James "Jim" R. DeVolder, 69, of Fremont, OH passed away at his home on Thursday, April 23, 2015. He was born on June 9, 1945 in Fort Benning, GA, the son of Eden R. and Phyllis M. DeVolder.

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  2. a Will women be able to pass the Army's elite Ranger School?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS News

    ... through. U.S. Army Soldiers conduct the Darby Mile buddy run and an obstacle course during the Ranger Course on Fort Benning, Ga., April 21, 2015. Soldiers attend Ranger school to learn additional leadership and small unit technical and tactical ...

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  3. 8 female soldiers survive first 4 days of Ranger SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stars and Stripes

    ... early failure rate 21 percent for men and 16 percent for women. This first week of training is taking place on Fort Benning and is called Ranger Assessment Phase, or "RAP week." It started with a physical assessment requiring Ranger candidates to ...

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  4. Blank birth certificates, cardboard boxes and freight planes: Betty...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wave

    ... under 10, in "sturdy" cardboard boxes and loaded them onto two military freight planes. The children landed in Fort Benning, Ga., on April 12, 1975. When Tisdale reached Saigon with the plan to evacuate the orphans, she approached the U.S. ...

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  5. Photo - Best RangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Blackfive

    Army Sgt. 1St Class Jeremy Lemma prepares to touch the Ranger sign and drop into Victory Pond below to continue the assessment for combat water survival during the 2015 Best Ranger Competition on Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2015.

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  6. 8 women remain after first week of Army Ranger courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Washington Times

    Of the 19 women who began the first integrated Ranger Course on Sunday, eight have survived the Ranger Assessment Phase and are continuing through one of the Army 's most elite training programs. Four-hundred soldiers arrived at the training at Fort Benning, Ga.

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  7. Eight female soldiers survive first four days of Ranger SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stars and Stripes

    ... early failure rate 21 percent for men and 16 percent for women. This first week of training is taking place on Fort Benning and is called Ranger Assessment Phase, or "RAP week." It started with a physical assessment requiring Ranger candidates to ...

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  8. IMCOM commander wants BRAC to rid Army of excess infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The United States Army

    ... costs. "Those partnerships are amazing," he said, citing a recent energy partnership that started recently on Fort Benning, Georgia. "The Army is leading the way with new energies and with our approaches to buying contracts to use other people's ...

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  9. Army: 8 of 19 women make it through initial week of Ranger School courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Watertown Daily Times

    ... three hours. The eight women to pass this initial test are out of the 19 women who began the course Monday at Fort Benning, Ga., or 42 percent. It was not clear whether Fort Drum's Capt. Michelle L. Kelly was among the eight women to complete the ...

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  10. Ft. Benning releases video of integrated Ranger trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WTVM

    We're getting our first look inside the integrated Ranger training course at Fort Benning In the attached video, you can see female recruits training alongside male recruits during the Ranger Course Assessment. Eight women and 184 men are currently attempting to earn the coveted Ranger tab.

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  11. Chambers Co. Sheriff's Rodeo saddles up for a fun weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WTVM

    ... at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 23. We're getting our first look inside the integrated Ranger training course at Fort Benning. In the attached video, you can see female recruits training alongside male recruits during the Ranger Course Assessment. ...

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  12. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WTVM

    ... seeking high school diplomas. We're getting our first look inside the integrated Ranger training course at Fort Benning. In the attached video, you can see female recruits training alongside male recruits during the Ranger Course Assessment. We're ...

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  13. Eight Women Complete Week One of Army Ranger SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Fox News

    ... 42.1 percent for women) for RAP week and within historic norms for the Ranger course," according to an April 23 Fort Benning, Ga., press release. A total of 19 women showed up to take part in the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade's first co-ed ...

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  14. In major step, eight women make it through Ranger Schoola s grueling a RAP WeekaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Washington Post

    U.S. soldiers use teamwork to scale an obstacle during the Ranger Course on Fort Benning, Ga., April 21, 2015. Eight women have made it through the initial, grueling four-day assessment at Ranger School, Army officials said Thursday, raising the prospect that female soldiers could graduate from the elite course for the first time ever.

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  15. In major step, eight women make it through Ranger School's grueling 'RAP Week'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Washington Post

    Eight women have made it through the initial, grueling four-day assessment at Ranger School, Army officials said Thursday, raising the prospect that female soldiers could graduate from the elite course for the first time ever. The women made it through Ranger Assessment Phase, commonly known as "RAP Week," along with 184 men, said officials at Fort Benning, Ga., where Ranger School is held.

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  16. Veterans support plans to bring VA nursing home to Cherokee Co.Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | FOX Carolina

    ... the transportation to go visit the other nursing homes," Little said. He's a veteran and served in the Army at Fort Benning, GA. He now works with other veterans and sees their struggles and said they should be honored. Administrators with the ...

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  17. Army Ranger School tests if women are up to grueling challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Stars and Stripes

    Commands are yelled out through a bull horn to fledgling Rangers while a soaking wet Ranger runs past to the next obstacle in the Combat Water Survival Assessment course at Fort Benning, Ga., on April 12, 2009. News reports on Thursday, April 23, 2015, revealed the grueling training events a new class of soldiers, which includes women, is experiencing.

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  18. How destruction defined a generationRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Loquitur

    ... have to play to the living, rather than the dead. That's the audience." In 2013, Hussey graduated from Fort Benning, Georgia, the same base his brother graduated from. Currently he is a proud member of the United State's Army Infantry. As for ...

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  19. Fort Benning officials: 'Emergency situation' is ongoing at US Army post in west GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Fox News

    Authorities at Fort Benning, the U.S. Army post in west Georgia, say they're dealing with an ongoing "emergency situation" at the post's Warrior Transition Battalion. Fort Benning officials said Wednesday afternoon on the base's official Facebook account and on Twitter that officials have secured the area and that personnel were safety evacuated as a precaution.

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  20. Officials: No threat in 'emergency situation' at Fort BenningRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Authorities say the emergency situation at Fort Benning, the U.S. Army post in west Georgia, is close to a resolution, and that it was prompted by concerns about a vehicle. Fort Benning officials said Wednesday afternoon on the base's official Facebook account and on Twitter that authorities secured the area and that personnel were evacuated as a precaution.

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