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  1. Fort Benning bids farewell to Infantry CSMRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | The Bayonet

    The Maneuver Center of Excellence and the Fort Benning community bid farewell to Infantry School Command Sgt. Maj. Jeremiah Inman and his wife Vicky during a ceremony Sept.

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  2. Annual Fire Prevention Week set for Oct. 5-11Read the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | The Bayonet

    The National Fire Protection Association's Fire Prevention Week is set for Oct. 5-11, and the Fort Benning Fire Department will participate in a number of ways. The fire department will conduct fire drills and fire prevention briefings at all Child Development Centers, School Age Services buildings and several elementary schools.

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  3. Air Force will drop 500-pound bombs this week at Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... sound barrier-breaking effect by a Robins Air Force Base aircraft won't be repeated locally anytime soon. But Fort Benning did say Monday that the Air Force will be back in the air here this week and later in October - this time to drop a series of ...

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  4. Community Notice: Low-flying aircraft, 500 lb. bomb training scheduled on Ft BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WTVM

    ... the course of the training. These operations are used to produce the invaluable and un-simulated training that Fort Benning's tenant units need to keep their highly honed combat skills sharp. The 500-pound bombs are training munitions that sound ...

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  5. Women in Ranger School: New details, application deadlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MilitaryCity.com

    ... integrated Ranger School assessment isn't expected until January, the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, Georgia, is preparing for the possibility. 'At Fort Benning, what we'll do is we'll make all the prudent planning to do this as ...

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  6. Fort Polk draws most comments against cuts, againRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 13WHAM

    ... he 8,000 comments for 20 bases. Command spokeswoman Cathy Kropp says other top numbers were 21,886 comments for Fort Benning, Georgia; 17,454 for Fort Jackson, South Carolina; 14,135 for Fort Knox, Kentucky; and 9,233 for Fort Drum, New York.

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  7. Muscogee County Jail first in nation with specialized support program for military veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... the activity that caused you to come in here," one inmate says. Many soldiers who moved to the area to train at Fort Benning don't have the same support system as someone who grew up in the region. "Being a vet, I'm not from Columbus, so I don't ... 1 comment

  8. No contest: Trojans blow out Tigers 45-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Herald-Gazette

    The Lamar County Trojans blasted the Alcovy Tigers 45-0 Friday night at Trojan Field.

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  9. Trojans host Alcovy; parachute team to deliver game ballRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Herald-Gazette

    The Lamar County Trojans will host the Alcovy Tigers tonight and the parachute team from Ft.

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  10. Storied historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | The State News

    ... Fremont. On April 2, 1926, Alderton used the term Spartans in a headline that was covering a baseball game in Fort Benning, Georgia, instead of referring to the team as the "Aggies." The State News quickly adopted the new term, and thus the ...

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  11. Retired lieutenant colonel, author speaks on postRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | The Bayonet

    ... veteran of the year. He said his love for the military began as soon as he was drafted and began training at Fort Benning in January 1968. "It's amazing for me to realize how comfortable it felt when I got into training," Hartline said. "It was like ...

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  12. Fort Benning marks start of CFC seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | The Bayonet

    Fort Benning marked the start of the annual Combined Federal Campaign with a kickoff ceremony and dodgeball tournament Sept. 16 at Smith Fitness Center.

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  13. Phased retirement an option for civiliansRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | The Bayonet

    Under the plan, a federal employee who enters phased retirement with the approval of an authorized official will be able to work a 50 percent schedule and receive 50 percent of their annual retirement benefits. "Phased retirement will potentially benefit both employees who are eligible for retirement and the federal government," said Blanche Robinson, director of Fort Benning's Civilian Personnel Advisory Center.

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  14. Courtyard by Marriott to Open in Phenix City, ALRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Hotel Business

    ... LLC. The hotel offers guests convenient access to downtown Columbus, Georgia, Woodruff Farm Soccer Complex and Fort Benning. Rates begin at $169 per night. "From day one, Courtyard has prided itself as a brand that listens to what business travelers ...

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  15. Courtyard Hotel To Open In Phenix City, AlRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Hotel Interactive

    ... Phenix City offers guests convenient access to downtown Columbus, Georgia, Woodruff Farm Soccer Complex and Fort Benning. Rates begin at $169 per night. Courtyard understands business travelers, and, through extensive research, the brand continues ...

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  16. Woman joins Women's Army CorpsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Brunswick News

    Highest rank: Sergeant first class Main duties: Finance clerk, drill sergeant Recognitions: Good Conduct Medal, United National Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, Japan Occupation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal Duty stations: Fort Lee, Va.; Fort Myer, Va.; Tokyo, Japan; Fort Benning, Ga.; Fort Knox; Orleans, France; Fort Jay, N.Y.; Fort McClellan, Ala. Her story: Betty Ramsey had no doubt she would join the Women's Army Corps after graduating from Glynn Academy in 1946, though she had to wait until 1949 when positions became available.

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  17. Contracts for September 22, 2014Read the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... date of Sept. 16, 2019. Bids were solicited via the Internet, with 19 received. Army Contracting Command, Fort Benning, Georgia, is the contracting activity (W911SF-14-D-0010). Sotera Defense Solutions, Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a $24,728,542 ...

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  18. B&B Beverage Co. urges drinkers to designate a driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | WTVM

    ... the show with clowns, acrobat tricks, and exotic animals. All net profits from the event go to the Columbus-Fort Benning Shrine Club. Chambers County officials are issuing an alert. They say if you receive a phone call from someone asking you to pay ...

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  19. RiverCenter partners with Steeplechase at Callaway GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | WTVM

    ... the show with clowns, acrobat tricks, and exotic animals. All net profits from the event go to the Columbus-Fort Benning Shrine Club. A new alliance takes off, spawning a partnership between the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts and the ...

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  20. 10th Mountain brigade earns top team at Canadian IronmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The United States Army

    ... competitions. His team finished 15th out of 50 two-man Ranger teams in the 2014 Best Ranger Competition, at Fort Benning, Georgia, in April. Looney reflected on the two competitions he completed this year. "They're definitely similar styles in that ...

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