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  1. Army listens to SC citizens, governor on possible Fort Jackson cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Stars and Stripes

    ... the Army should consider closing down smaller basic training sites at installations in other states, such as Fort Benning in Georgia, Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri and Fort Sill in Oklahoma, and bring all basic training organizations to Fort ...

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  2. Army listens to South Carolina residents on possible Fort Jackson cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Post and Courier

    ... the Army should consider closing down smaller basic training sites at installations in other states, such as Fort Benning in Georgia, Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri and Fort Sill in Oklahoma, and bring all basic training organizations to Fort ...

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  3. Course aims to improve marksmanship across ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The United States Army

    ... fixing it," said Staff Sgt. Brian Schacht, assistant team chief for AMU's instructor training group. "Since Fort Benning is the institution for most infantry units, Maj. Gen. Miller understood there was a need out there. ... Who better to help with ...

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  4. Female soldier successfully completes 2nd pre-Ranger courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Aerotech News And Review

    Soldiers cool down after a two-mile run with their assigned weapons, before participating in an obstacle course on Fort Benning, Ga., Feb. 7, 2015, as part of the Ranger Training Assessment Course. The obstacle course is used to determine the students' physical abilities before recommending them to attend the Ranger course.

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  5. Army gathers feedback on potential force reductions at Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The United States Army

    Army leaders provided an update on potential personnel reductions at Fort Benning and gathered feedback from the community during a listening session in front of a crowd of more than 500 people, Feb. 18, at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center. Brig.

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  6. Riggers keep Airborne units jumpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Bayonet

    The riggers of E Company, 1st Battalion , 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, live by this motto, and having provided 73,000 parachutes to support Fort Benning and all the Airborne points of instruction that were conducted in fiscal 2014, they are not the only ones whose life work depends on it. Packers of the company start as early as 5 a.m. and pack 15 T-11 parachutes each day.

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  7. Ranger, EOD NCOs receive nation's 2nd highest medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Bayonet

    Two members of a joint special operations task force were awarded the nation's second highest honor for their heroic actions at an awards ceremony held Feb. 17 at Fort Benning. Sgt. Bryan Anderson, a Ranger Combat Medic with 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, and Staff Sgt.

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  8. What's it like for women soldiers in Ranger training? A glimpse inside.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Christian Science Monitor

    Soldiers participate in the chin-up portion of the Ranger Training Assessment Course in Fort Benning, Ga., earlier this month. Halfway through its preparations for the first-ever coed Ranger School in April, the Army took a moment to publicly take stock of how women are doing.

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  9. Only One of 17 Female Soldiers Passes Latest Pre-Ranger CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Fox News

    The first co-ed class of U.S. Army Ranger School is fast approaching, and many hopeful female candidates are learning just how tough it is to earn their chance to attend the prestigious but grueling course. Only one of 17 female soldiers passed the latest pre-Ranger course at Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Ranger Course Assessment, a historic effort that will allow the first female candidates to attend Ranger School in April.

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  10. U.S. Army Ranger veteran Patrick McCabe plays lacrosse at Rutgers after 3 tours in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Jersey Journal

    ... to become an Army Ranger in the summer of 2011. After approximately six months of infantry training at Fort Benning, McCabe was sent off to Fort Lewis, where he trained for combat as a member of the 75th Ranger Regiment. "Following the attacks on ...

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  11. The following have graduated from basic military training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.:Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Lowell Sun

    John Amy, son of John and Rebecca Amy of Severna Park, Md. He is a 2007 graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School, Baltimore, Md.

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  12. Officials host forum on military budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Over 500 people packed the Columbus Convention and Trade Center Wednesday to voice their opinions about the Department of Defense and the changes they are being forced to make across the world, including here at Fort Benning. A recent assessment recommends a major reduction in force at Fort Benning, eliminating nearly 14,000 in military personnel, civilians and contractors that could reduce the region's population by 27,000 people and families.

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  13. Officials to host forum on military budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... oom from 5 to 7 p.m. Last year, the Department of Defense made recommendations on budget cuts that could impact Fort Benning and could cut more than 1,300 military and civilian jobs.

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  14. 3,000 Fort Stewart troops headed to Europe to train with NATO alliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... pieces to Europe. Much of their equipment - some 1,200 vehicles - will come from the 3rd ID's 3rd Brigade at Fort Benning, said Kevin Larson, a Fort Stewart spokesman. The deployment to Europe is a different mission than 1st Brigade has had in ...

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  15. Robins & Morton Champions LEED Silver Certification for U.S. Army Dental Clinic at Fort BenningRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | PRWeb

    Birmingham-based Robins & Morton received LEED Silver certification from USGBC for U.S. Army Base Fort Benning Love Dental Clinic. Robins & Morton registered and managed the certification process of the Love Dental Clinic at U.S. Army Base Fort Benning.

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  16. 3,000 Fort Stewart soldiers prepared for Eastern Europe deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | SavannahNow

    ... pieces to Europe. Much of their equipment - some 1,200 vehicles - will come from the 3rd ID's 3rd Brigade at Fort Benning, said Kevin Larson, a Fort Stewart spokesman. The deployment to Europe is a different mission than 1st Brigade has had in ...

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  17. Sgt. Audie Murphy Club puts inductees to testRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Bayonet

    ... in certain situations or the decisions they would make or basic Army knowledge," said 1st Sgt. Deondre Long, Fort Benning SAMC president. "It's all to evaluate them to see what type of leader they are and what type of leader they can be in the ...

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  18. Retired general reflects on commandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Bayonet

    Retired Gen. William Wallace visited Fort Benning Feb. 11 to speak during the latest iteration of the combat leader speaker program.

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  19. Community to voice opinions during listening sessionRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Bayonet

    ... affairs for the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce. "We encourage anyone who is concerned about keeping Fort Benning strong to please attend," Jones said. "Here is an opportunity where we can demonstrate to the Department of the Army team visually ...

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  20. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WTKS-AM Savannah

    ... contingencies. As part of this deployment, equipment from 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd ID will be deployed from Fort Benning to help expand the European Activity Set. Currently, the European Activity Set is equipped for a battalion-sized unit. It ...

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