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  1. Armor chief Leopoldo Quintas leaving Fort Benning for Fort Bliss, TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... 01.24.14 Almost three months after his promotion to brigadier general and just seven months after arriving at Fort Benning to lead the U.S. Armor School, Brig. Gen. Leopoldo A. Quintas has been reassigned to Fort Bliss, Texas. In his new position, ...

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  2. To Do: The Valley's weekly events plannerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2014 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... and eras. Admission is free. Call 706-649-7225 or go to http://www.columbusstate.edu/music for more info. Fort Benning Adventure Race: This annual event begins at 9 a.m. at Uchee Creek. The five-hour event includes mountain biking, trekking and ...

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  3. 497th MCT come homeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... Team, in its retrograde mission to move 12-years worth of supplies and equipment from Afghanistan back to Fort Benning. The 18-soldier team moved 70,000 trucks over 6,000 movement missions. 04.18.14 ROBIN TRIMARCHI - rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.com ...

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  4. Benning soldiers greeted with flowers, banners in return from AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... Team, in its retrograde mission to move 12-years worth of supplies and equipment from Afghanistan back to Fort Benning. The 18-soldier team moved 70,000 trucks over 6,000 movement missions. 04.18.14 Banners and flowers greeted a dozen soldiers from ...

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  5. Phenix City restaurant serves free Easter dinner to wounded soldiersRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    More than a dozen soldiers assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Benning and their families will be treated to a free Ezell's Easter Appreciation dinner today at the restaurant in Phenix City.

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  6. Stryker Master Trainer Course comes to JBLMRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CNN

    ... of instruction is part of six-week Stryker Master Trainer Course taught by 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry, out of Fort Benning, Ga., for 3-2 SBCT leaders. According to the course's website, the training is designed to teach selected noncommissioned ...

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  7. Suspect arrested 1 year later after fatal car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTVM

    ... to Chief Justice Hugh P. Thompson. After a nine month deployment in Afghanistan, a group of soldiers from Fort Benning have returned home. The Sledgehammer Brigade welcomed back soldiers this afternoon of the 497th Movement Control Team After a nine ...

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  8. Muscogee Roller Girls prepare to win their second home gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTVM

    ... Roller Girls is a women's flat-track roller derby league with members from Columbus and surrounding areas like Fort Benning, Phenix City and Harris County. There are currently 20 skaters, and men are encouraged to participate as referees, volunteers ...

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  9. Sledgehammer Brigade welcomes back 497th Movement Control Team from AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTVM

    ... which they made for today's event. After a nine month deployment in Afghanistan, a group of soldiers from Fort Benning have returned home. The Sledgehammer Brigade welcomed back soldiers this afternoon of the 497th Movement Control Team After a nine ...

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  10. St. Luke Early Learning Center holds Easter ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTVM

    ... which they made for today's event. After a nine month deployment in Afghanistan, a group of soldiers from Fort Benning have returned home. The Sledgehammer Brigade welcomed back soldiers this afternoon of the 497th Movement Control Team After a nine ...

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  11. St. Francis Hospital brings Easter cheer to children in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTVM

    ... which they made for today's event. After a nine month deployment in Afghanistan, a group of soldiers from Fort Benning have returned home. The Sledgehammer Brigade welcomed back soldiers this afternoon of the 497th Movement Control Team The Georgia ...

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  12. Tomlinson discusses Columbus' growth as Georgia's second largest cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | WTVM

    ... of the city, along with the urban environment and mid-city size, are attracting visitors and residents. With Fort Benning right next door, the military drawdown can have an immediate impact on the city's economy, according to Tomlinson. However, she ...

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  13. Control Team returns to Fort Benning from AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    A nine-month deployment to Afghanistan ends for the 497th Movement Control Team when 19 soldiers return to Lawson Army Airfield at Fort Benning.

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  14. Your holiday event planner 12-19 / 12-26Read the original story

    Dec 20, 2013 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... ‘50-Something' Run This late-night run starts at Iron Bank Coffee, 6 W. 11th St. downtown, and ends at Fort Benning. The name comes from the approximate distance — 50 light posts, 50 blocks or 50K (maybe). Participants are encouraged to ...

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  15. Santa Claus and face painting at RiversideRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2013 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    It’s going to look like Christmas Thursday at Riverside, the quarters for Fort Benning commander, Maj.

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  16. Crossroads soldier killed in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... and assistant baseball coach at Yoakum High School. Danyluk enlisted in the Army in October 2010 and trained at Fort Benning, Ga., according to a Fort Drum, N.Y., press release . In March 2013, he was assigned to a unit in Fort Drum and deployed ...

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  17. Stretch of County Line Road could be closed for two more monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... of Central Church Road failed, causing the city to close the road for safety reasons. Beckwith, who works at Fort Benning, must either cut down to Highway 80 via Fulton Road or go north on Central Church Road to Ellerslie, then over to Manchester ...

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  18. Sidney U. Merchant Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    ... life digging clams, worms, and lobster fishing. He was an Army PFC during the Korean War, serving stateside at Fort Benning, Georgia from 1953-1956. He was a member of the Beals Advent Christian and Alley's Bay Advent Christian Church, where he ...

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  19. Same-sex couple faces complications filing taxes after getting marriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 29 | WTVM

    ... groups nightly for their commitment to our local community and military base, and for making the Phenix City, Fort Benning and Columbus areas such a special place to live. The Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus (YOGC) is holding a fundraiser, and ...

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  20. Fort Drum Soldier Dies In CombatRead the original story

    Thursday | WSYR-AM Syracuse

    ... 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. Danyluk joined the Army in October 2010. He trained at Fort Benning in Georgia and was based at the Army post until arriving at Fort Drum in March 2013. He started his second Afghanistan deployment ...

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