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  1. Army coming to town, cuts on the horizonRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... release. Turns out, Colorado Springs is but one of 30 stops for the Army. Others will take place in Georgia (Fort Benning, Fort Gordon, Fort Stewart), Texas (Fort Bliss, Fort Hood, Fort Sam Houston), Kentucky (Fort Knox and Fort Campbell), as well ...

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  2. Wounded warriors go quail huntingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    ... cook today, saying it was an honor to be here with these troops. The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Trap Team from Fort Benning put on an exhibition today. The Purple Heart Outdoor Tour will continue through Sunday.

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  3. 'Chris Kyle Day' in Texas to honor serviceman depicted in 'American Sniper'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... Pfc. Robert Hamersly, left, and Pfc. Michael Trischler shoot at targets at the Army's Sniper School in 2012 in Fort Benning, Ga. "American Sniper,"the movie and book, is a look at the role of the sniper on the modern battlefield. Here, an Army ...

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  4. Congressman Defends Army Chaplain Under Fire For Exercising Religious LibertyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... from Lawhorn's personnel file. In late January, Collins wrote a letter to Brig. Gen. John F. King stationed at Fort Benning in Georgia requesting that the letter be immediately withdrawn, arguing that Lawhorn's right to the free exercise of religion ...

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  5. Air Cavalry course to train pilots with unmanned aerial system operatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The United States Army

    ... necessary to generate this course," Francis said after the panel concluded. "There's a Cav Leader's Course at Fort Benning for our ground cavalry squadrons; we're doing the same thing for our aviation squadrons," he said. Manned-unmanned teaming ...

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  6. Author, Army Veteran Appearing With His Service Dog At Scarsdale LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Scarsdale Daily Voice

    ... Him." Since his honorable discharge as an Army captain in 2007, Montalvan has mentored and trained officers at Fort Benning and served on policy development teams in Washington.

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  7. At least 40 special forces personnel expected at annual Purple Heart event in Ga.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Stars and Stripes

    ... (Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command) members, Army Rangers, the Ranger training battalion from Fort Benning, and veterans from all branches of service. Hammack said active duty participants in the hunt are chosen by their respective ...

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  8. Army recruit Brian Bourne before his 150-pound weightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. - What may be the Army's biggest loser started basic training this week at Fort Benning, Ga.

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  9. Army approves first women for Ranger SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    When the spring 2014 Army Ranger course begins at Fort Benning, Ga., on April 20, as many as 60 women will be participating.

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  10. Two Army Privates Graduate Basic Training At Fort BenningRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Army Pvt. James C. Harris and Army Pvt. Hunter S. Hickman have graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga.

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  11. EXFOR plays key role in evaluating technology on Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Bayonet

    The Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment is gearing up for Spiral J, the ninth annual edition of the live component of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's live, virtual and constructive experimentation strategy. AEWE is run by the Maneuver Battle Lab here, but another organization plays a major role in the execution of AEWE spirals as well.

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  12. Fort Stewart's 2nd Brigade inactivates as Army drawdown continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Bluffton Today

    ... with only two remaining brigade combat teams - the division's 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team is stationed at Fort Benning - the post only lost about 900 soldiers, about half what it was originally expected to lose. In October, Jackson transferred ...

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  13. Sworn in: Marshall Plumlee completes Rotc contracting ceremony before ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Chronicle

    ... the big man when he was told of Plumlee's potential interest in the military. Plumlee visited Brown at Fort Benning recently with Pat Thompson, Duke's director of basketball operations, and though he remembers Brown's continued support, Plumlee also ...

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  14. Man receives Purple Heart 47 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WCYB

    ... inverted," Hawkins says. But Hawkins was promised by his Battalion commander he'd get it back. "When I got to Fort Benning, which was my next port of service, I was told that we would have a Purple Heart presentation at that point Sadly, it never ...

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  15. Collins Defends Military MettleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Family Research Council

    ... Collins is understandably upset. Like FRC, he couldn't believe what happened in his District's own backyard at Fort Benning. To the surprise of Chaplain Joe Lawhorn, he was summoned to his commander's office on Thanksgiving Day, where Col. David ...

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  16. 'American Sniper' as viewed by real American snipersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... Pfc. Robert Hamersly, left, and Pfc. Michael Trischler shoot at targets at the Army's Sniper School in 2012 in Fort Benning, Ga. WASHINGTON - For all the debate surrounding the movie American Sniper , few people know the moral choices involved in ...

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  17. First female to join pre-Ranger courses at Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | WTVM

    Kelly Derienzo, currently stationed at Fort Sill in Oklahoma, is getting ready to be one of the first women allowed to go to Fort Benning's pre-Ranger course. "With the Army now saying females are leading combat arms Soldiers, it wouldn't be right for them not to go to Ranger School.

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  18. 'American Sniper' as viewed by real American snipersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | USA Today

    ... look at the role Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1BNif0h The Army's Sniper School at Fort Benning trains soldiers in the art and science of long-range shooting as well as observational skills. Pfc. Robert Hamersly, left, and ...

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  19. Snipers are the deadliest assets on the battlefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... Pfc. Robert Hamersly, left, and Pfc. Michael Trischler shoot at targets at the Army's Sniper School in 2012 in Fort Benning, Ga. American Sniper offers a realistic look at the role of the sniper on the modern battlefield as a highly trained ...

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  20. Georgia's hidden national treasure: The National Infantry Museum & Soldier CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Business Journal

    Fort Benning, also known as the Home of the Infantry, is also the home of one of America's hidden national treasures, the National Infantry Museum & Soldier Center. a And the National Infantry Foundation in Columbus, Ga., is raising money to expand it. 1 comment