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  1. On Friday, Fort Benning sends off departing armor chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... Hall, the headquarters for the Maneuver Center of Excellence. 01.24.14 Almost a year after arriving at Fort Benning, Brig. Gen. Leopoldo A. Quintas is leaving the post for an assignment at Fort Bliss, Texas. A farewell ceremony for Quintas is set ...

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

    Yesterday | 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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  3. Program matches rescued dogs with disabled veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  4. Organization pairs dogs with veterans to help with PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  5. Fifty Years Ago Today, July 24, 1964Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... a hot issue in this fall's presidential campaign. An Army private was killed by lightning Thursday evening at Fort Benning and two other soldiers were injured slightly, he Post information Office reported. PIO said Pfc. Billy Ray Edmondson, 23, was ...

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  6. MCoE's top Soldier, NCO seek TRADOC awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Bayonet

    Two of Fort Benning's best will be on display next week as Spc. Seth Biehl and Sgt.

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  7. Scientist shares insights on decision makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Bayonet

    Gary Klein, a senior scientist at MacroCognition LLC and author of Streetlights and Shadows: Searching for the Keys to Adaptive Decision Making, visited Fort Benning July 16 for the latest edition of the Combat Leader Speaker Program.

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  8. WHINSEC class opens with Flag CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Bayonet

    ... his or her national flag before an audience that included the families of students along with friends from Fort Benning and the community. The class of 66 represents Belize, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, ...

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  9. Making UAVs more maneuverableRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Government Computer News

    ... Lift Research Center of Excellence funded by the Army and Navy the Georgia Tech team ran tests in late June at Fort Benning on software developed to guide an unmanned helicopter at high speeds through terrain at low altitudes. According to Eric ...

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  10. Chuck Williams: Fort Benning is where the tradition starts for soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    That question, in a round about way, came up a couple of weeks ago when Maj. Gen. Scott Miller was taking command of Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence.

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  11. Military news a " 7/21Read the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Army Pvt. Jeremy M. Krick has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga., after completing a nine-week course.

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  12. Hometown News: Military, college news and more for July 2014Read the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | MLive.com

    ... Ferris State University in Big Rapids. ARMY PFC. KEVIN D. ROSENBERGER graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. He is the son of David Rosenberger of Mt. Airy, Md. and Sharon Lake of Muskegon. He is a 2007 graduate of ...

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  13. Son of Bothell resident graduates basic trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | The Bothell Reporter

    Army Spc. Matthew T. Fuller has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

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  14. Robert B. Simpson: Life changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... character into its current form. 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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  15. Gold Star Families experience basic training at Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | WTVM

    ... Unit Training (OSUT), and got some first hand military training experience at the Sand Hill training areas of Fort Benning. They were able to conduct training at Eagle Tower and Slide for Life, as well as traverse an obstacle course, view a static ...

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  16. A boy and then a soldier - a rite throughout U.S. historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... and that's why my family accepted his father's invitation to Nick's graduation from Army basic training at Fort Benning, Georgia. In early May, Nick was in his fifth week of basic; he wrote us a letter detailing his days filled with weapons ...

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  17. 10 Rangers honored in Hall of Fame ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... McGinnis-Wickam Hall. When he and nine other Rangers were inducted into the 22nd annual Ranger Hall of Fame at Fort Benning on Wednesday, retired Brig. Gen. Herbert J. Lloyd was thinking about soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam. ...

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  18. Partnership is explored with US sharp shootersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Salisbury Journal

    BASED 3rd Division has been forging closer ties with the US Army during a visit to Fort Benning.

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  19. 10 Rangers honored in Hall of Fame ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... McGinnis-Wickam Hall. When he and nine other Rangers were inducted into the 22nd annual Ranger Hall of Fame at Fort Benning on Wednesday, retired Brig. Gen. Herbert J. Lloyd was thinking about soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam. ...

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  20. Benning commander among 2014 Rangers honored in Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ROBIN TRIMARCHI rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.com Cars leave the Fort Benning main gate onto Fort Benning Drive Tuesday.

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