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  1. Ft. Benning might face layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    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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  2. Local soldier dies in Fort Campbell training accidentRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | WTLV

    ... Zody was born Aug. 21, 1993. After he enlisted in the U.S. Army in July 2011, Zody completed basic training at Fort Benning, Georgia, as an infantryman. After graduating from training, he was assigned as a grenadier in Company A, 1st Bn, 187th Inf. ...

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  3. Re: Denzel Curnell: SC Teen Killed During Encounter With Police OfficerRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | NewsOne

    ... Curnell's paperwork. He "would make a great addition to the U.S. Army." But during Curnell's basic training at Fort Benning, Ga., officials noticed depression, hopelessness and separation anxiety. He had lost his mother to cancer earlier that year. ...

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  4. Ft. Benning might face layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2010 | WTVM

    ... Chattahoochee Council Boy Scouts of America. The event begins at 7:30 a.m. and the location is 1237 1st Avenue. Fort Benning could face massive layoffs in an Army drawdown, according to the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce's Military Liaison ...

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  5. First Soldiers awarded Army Instructor BadgeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The United States Army

    ... 1st Class Brian Ditzler, an Army Instructor Badge recipient from the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, Georgia. Ditzler, who currently has 16 years of service with two years as an instructor at the Henry Caro NCO Academy, said ...

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  6. Clay soldier, 20, killed in Louisiana training accident ThursdayRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... nior sniper. A native of Fleming Island, Zody enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2011. He completed basic training at Fort Benning, Ga., as an infantryman.

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  7. Lew Wallace grad excelled at propaganda campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-Tribune

    ... Ga., for basic training in October 1964. Then came Advanced Individual Training and Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Ga. Forgey was assigned to the 13th Psychological Warfare Batallion and sent to Vietnam in August 1966. Psych Opps, as they ...

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  8. Northcom's Vibrant Response Exercise Reaches MidpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... has reached its midpoint. Army Spc. Tevin McAfee, from the 60th Engineer Company, 11th Engineer Battalion, Fort Benning, Ga., uses a radiation detector on Marley Bruce, a role player from Madison, Ind., after she exits a decontamination tent, July ...

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  9. Robert B. Simpson: Fast food and friendly wisdomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... So stand by for the good stuff. Robert B. Simpson, a 28-year Infantry veteran who retired as a colonel at Fort Benning, is the author of "Through the Dark Waters: Searching for Hope and Courage." Ledger-Enquirer is pleased to provide this ...

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  10. Benning soldier among 3 shot in Baker Plaza parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... to Midtown Medical Center after the 3:15 a.m. shooting at 3815 Baker Plaza Drive. Police identified them as a Fort Benning soldier, 28, with gunshot wounds to his back and stomach, a 20-year-old woman with a bullet wound to the right thigh and a ...

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  11. Quintas: Resources decreasing for the ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    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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  12. Cook Co. preparing to honor fallen Adel war heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... on November 22nd, 2009. Organizers are expecting a big turn out for the ceremony. "We are having a group from Fort Benning, Georgia, where Briand was stationed as his last unit station. We also have the Georgia Patriot Guard, so hopefully they're ...

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  13. Historic Detroit church resurrecting pride by visiting its past;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | MLive.com

    ... youth classes from the families of members he now leads. He returns to Detroit after leading congregations near Fort Benning, Georgia, Atlanta, Boston and Philadelphia - services strongly influencing the work he's started in Detroit. Ministering to ...

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  14. Robotic helicopter ends Afghan deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | The Washington Post

    ... The K-Max already is getting a look for other missions. The U.S. Army plans to test it in coming months at Fort Benning, Ga., in part to see how well it operates with a drone vehicle built by Lockheed and called the Squad Mission Support System , ...

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  15. Thul, U.S. lacrosse team take 2nd in world tourneyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | NJ.com

    ... a work commitment at West Point the next several weeks and on Aug. 24 begins basic officer leader training in Fort Benning, Ga. "I'll still be playing for the Launch," he said, "but my main focus right now is on my military commitment. It will be ...

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  16. Medal of Honor recipient Ryan Pitts of Nashua breaks gavel at New York Stock ExchangeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Nashua Telegraph

    ... while stationed at Camp Ederle in Vicenza, Italy, after training at the U.S. Army Airborne School in Fort Benning, Ga. He was wounded while holding back enemy fighters during the 2008 Battle of Wanat, which occurred during Pitts' second deployment. ...

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  17. Gunsmiths key to success of Army Marksmanship UnitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The United States Army

    ... and professionalism of the unit's gunsmiths to maintain their superiority in competitions around the country. FORT BENNING, Ga. (July 22, 2014) -- Sweeping both the Interservice Pistol and National Rifle Association National Pistol Championships ...

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  18. Chattahoochee Chatter: The things you fine in a courtroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... they know that a new U.S. Army assessment is calling for cutting nearly 11,000 military and civilian jobs at Fort Benning by the year 2020. The reason we ask is a recent survey by employment site, CareerBuilder, found that half (51 percent) of ...

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  19. Program matches rescued dogs with disabled veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... Barbara Blair, director of the Georgia chapter in Atlanta, said efforts to help veterans in the Columbus and Fort Benning area are part of the organization’s plan. “We are trying to expand down there,” Blair said. The program is free ...

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  20. Organization pairs dogs with veterans to help with PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... Barbara Blair, director of the Georgia chapter in Atlanta, said efforts to help veterans in the Columbus and Fort Benning area are part of the organization's plan. "We are trying to expand down there," Blair said. The program is free and open to any ...

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