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  1. 7th annual Run for the Heroes arrives at Fort Benning this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    The distance across the state of Georgia is more than 250 miles, but can you imagine running that entire distance? John Teeples and other runners are doing just that for the 7th year of "Run for the Heroes." They left early Wednesday from Fort Stewart in Savannah, running nearly 70 miles per day, and plan to arrive at Fort Benning Saturday.


  2. Jugo graduates from basic trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    Army Pvt. Forbes Jugo, son of Jocelyn Jugo of Jacksonville, has recently graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga.


  3. Goodwin heads to Ranger trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    Dylan Shane Goodwin, son of Mike and Angie Goodwin of Mountain Park, started his training at Fort Benning, Georgia, on May 18 and has signed with the 11 xray division of the U.S. Army, accepting the challenge to become an Airborne Ranger. Goodwin is a 2012 graduate of Elkin High School, where he played football, baseball and basketball and was a four-year cadet of the JROTC program with the rank of captain.


  4. Army support task order given to VS2Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | UPI

    Support for base operations and logistics at Fort Benning in Georgia are to be provided by VS2 LLC, a joint venture company of VSE and CB&I Federal Services. Under the task order - awarded through the Enhanced Army Global Logistics Enterprise Program -- VS2 will provide on-site contractor logistics support in the areas of material maintenance, supply services, ammunition services, transportation, and associated logistics analysis and management functions.


  5. Skeet Competition Showcases Marksmanship Skills, CamaraderieRead the original story

    Thursday | Official Wire News

    ... of bond that comes when you serve in uniform." Taylor, a U.S. Army Marksman Unit shooter and instructor from Fort Benning, Georgia, has been shooting for nine years. He said he enjoys the shooting competition, especially with the veterans. "It's ...


  6. Pembroke called out for Run for HeroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Coastal Courier

    A big group of runners and cyclists will pass through Bryan County on Saturday morning for a good cause. Pembroke will be the first stop for the seventh annual Run for the Heroes, a 260-mile jaunt across Georgia from Fort Stewart to Fort Benning.


  7. Ft. Benning prepares for wreath laying ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTVM

    More than one million soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice are buried in cemeteries across the United States and in foreign lands.


  8. 13 of Today's Most Influential Transgender Icons and Where They Grew UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Jaunted

    ... Because of this, many other LGBTQ athletes cite him as a role model today. [Photo: Kyle Allums via Flickr ] Fort Benning is a U.S. Army post just outside of Columbus. Having to grow up as a transgender person in that sort of environment could be ...


  9. MCoE command sergeant major commended with farewell ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Bayonet

    The Fort Benning community held a farewell ceremony for Maneuver Center of Excellence Command Sgt. Maj. Tim Guden May 18 in the Regimental Room at the Benning Club.


  10. Tricare Prime program helps patients with travel expensesRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | The Bayonet

    ... helps patients receive proper reimbursement in an expedient manner. About 645 trips were made during 2014 by Fort Benning patients to see specialists and more than $141,000 was reimbursed through the program to cover reasonable travel expenses. The ...


  11. Columbus Chamber wants your opinionRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | The Bayonet

    ... leaders with interests in community, economic, leadership, and workforce development as well as education and Fort Benning. The process will provide ample input from businesses, elected officials, Fort Benning, residents, and visitors in the Greater ... 1 comment

  12. In the serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Columbian

    Army Pvt. Preston M. Bahr , a 2011 graduate of Heritage High School, has completed basic combat training at Fort Benning, Ga.


  13. Soldier looks to take next step, challenge in careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The United States Army

    ... my parents instilled a lot of patriotic values into me." After completing one station unit training on Fort Benning, Georgia, Shinnick, now a sergeant, received orders to the 2nd Infantry Division out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Upon ...


  14. Parma council approves hiring dispatchers for regional center: City Council recapRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 |

    ... council and mayoral honors, Poghen, 18, also got a surprise visit from his cousin Luke Poghen, on leave from Fort Benning, Georgia, where he is a paratrooper with the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne. Check out the video of their surprise reunion. April ...


  15. Vietnam War vets honored at Ft. BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WTVM

    Fort Benning commemorated the 50 years since the start of the Vietnam War by recognizing more than 40 veterans of that conflict. A Vietnam War Certificate of Honor program was held Tuesday morning at the Fort Benning Club.


  16. from the Archives: 'Plane crashes in snow"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... between Lansing and Bina, off N.C. 194. The Piper Cub piloted by SP-4 Ernest Grober, Jr. was flying from Fort Benning, Ga. to Beckley, W.Va. when it suffered power failure and began to rapidly lose altitude over West Jefferson on a Saturday ...


  17. It's OK 19 women washed out of Ranger SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Stars and Stripes

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno speaks to a female soldier about the Army Ranger Training Brigade during a visit to Fort Benning, Ga., in 2014.


  18. Women in combat: Test failures raise questions about how many can succeedRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Washington Times

    ... Army searched the ranks to find women who wanted to attempt its own grueling combat test: the Ranger course at Fort Benning, Georgia. At the start, 113 women volunteered and entered the Ranger Training Assessment Course, a demanding, two-week ...


  19. Former sheriff praised for commitment, caringRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Rochester Business Journal

    ... degree from Empire State College in criminal justice, and served in the U.S. Army Infantry while stationed in Fort Benning, Ga., in 1952-53. He joined the Monroe County Sheriff's Dept. in 1954. The funeral for Mr. Meloni was held Wednesday morning ...


  20. In the Military: Michael J. Soares, 2012 graduate of Hillsboro High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Courier Mailer

    The Oregonian uses military news supplied by the news bureaus for the U.S. Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, Coast Guard and military academies. Michael J. Soares: Army Pvt. Michael J. Soares, a 2012 graduate of Hillsboro High School, has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga.


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