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  1. Fireworks Show at Dodgers Stadium TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... Marco Garcia of San Fernando and Army Spc. Michael Rodriguez of Delano. Garcia earned his Airborne Wings at Fort Benning and served in Iraq, Afghanistan and a humanitarian mission to Haiti. He is stationed at Fort Irwin in the Mojave Desert. ...

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  2. Shailene Woodley swaps pixie crop for long hair extensions on Snowden setRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    ... Gordon-Levitt Joseph has already shot scenes as a US Army Reserve, detailing Snowden's brief basic training at Fort Benning in 2004. After the US Department of Justice charged Snowden with two counts of violating the Espionage Act and theft of ...

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  3. Letter: Comparing LaGrange to other citiesRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... Columbus enjoys a population critical mass and is supported by medical complexes, a large college (university), Fort Benning, Aflac Insurance and other large employment entities. The downtown is vibrant and the recent addition of - in town - white ...

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  4. Sgt. 1st Class Eric UptagrafftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WTVM

    Two U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Olympians will compete for two World Cup events at Fort Benning from May 11 until May 19 and in Munich from May 28 until June 4. The Olympians, Sgt. 1st Class Michael McPhail and Sgt.

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  5. Six Second Adrenaline RushRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | KIMO

    ... As for the training it takes to jump out of a perfectly good aircraft... "The basic instruction is down at Fort Benning at the Airborne School, about three weeks worth of training, where they conduct 5 jumps, mostly day, one night and then they come ...

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  6. Dailey: Go to Ranger school, regardless of genderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The United States Army

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey recently visited Fort Benning during the 2015 Best Ranger Competition, and took the time to share his views on some of the issues within the Army.

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  7. Son Tay raider, local fixture dies at 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Bayonet

    The Fort Benning community lost a beloved member April 6, as retired Maj. Dan Turner passed away at the age of 71. Turner, a native of Danville, Illinois, was best known for his role as one of three Special Forces team commanders aboard helicopters as part of the Son Tay Raid during the Vietnam War in November 1970.

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  8. Sergeant major of the Army visits Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Bayonet

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey recently visited Fort Benning during the 2015 Best Ranger Competition, and took time to share his views on some of the issues within the Army.

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  9. Ranger training events draw top Army leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Bayonet

    The annual Best Ranger Competition brought thousands of people to Fort Benning April 10-13 to witness the Army's best of the best compete. Among them was Gen.

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  10. Meet the women helping the Army as Ranger School takes on female soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Washington Post

    ... including eight who made it through their last major requirement Saturday in 17-day preparatory course at Fort Benning. The service launched the effort to research options following a Pentagon directive that requires women to be integrated into more ...

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  11. U.S. Army's solar project comes to Ft. BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WTVM

    Fort Benning, along with the U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives, Georgia Power and the General Services Administration will conduct the ceremony on April 17 at 9 a.m. near Fort Benning's Uchee Creek Campground and Marina. This large solar project will provide a 30-megawatt, alternating current and solar photovoltaic array on the install.

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  12. Man accuses uniformed guy at bar of stolen valor in videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | New York Daily News

    ... my name." "Are you a cop?" he asks. His questioner reminds him that the U.S. Army Infantry School is located at Fort Benning in Georgia. "You realize what you're doing is a federal offense, right?" the young man asks, later querying about a basic ID ...

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  13. Behind the scenes at Best Ranger, the Army competition for elite soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Washington Post

    ... had cost Killian's two-man team valuable points, leaving them in second place behind a team of soldiers from Fort Benning. "When I first started I wasn't too technically savvy because I was just a triathlete and runner so I just said that I'd go in ...

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  14. Inside the Armya s effort to train women for Ranger SchoolRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | The Washington Post

    ... give this a shot' is unquestioned," said Brig. Gen. James Rainey, the commandant of the Army Infantry School at Fort Benning. "We all want more Rangers, and we all have a ton of respect for anyone who signs up, because a whole lot of people don't." ...

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  15. It's an Army-themed life for CEO of Grunt Style in Carol StreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Daily Herald

    ... a personal trainer while serving in the reserves. But he soon jumped back in, becoming a drill sergeant at Fort Benning in Georgia and later served in the National Guard. By 2009, he began thinking of what he'd do outside of the military. He also ...

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  16. Army Rangers compete at Fort BenningRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | Washington Times

    The competition forces two-man Ranger teams to compete in events that test their fitness, skills and team strategies. Competitors face back-to-back events around the clock for 60 hours.

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  17. Bet is On - Donate to US Army Ranger AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Blackfive

    Our good pal Tommy Batt Boy is down at Fort Benning for the Best Ranger Competition. Since Uncle Jimbo and I were down there with him and Tim Kennedy ...saw Tommy post this.

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  18. The Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Daily World

    ... clinics with the most patients waiting more than 30 days for care, 10 are in Georgia. A small VA clinic near Fort Benning, in Columbus, Georgia, has been among the worst performers. About 13 percent patient visits involved a wait of more than 30 ...

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  19. Fort Drum Officer Among First Women set for Ranger TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | HOT 107.9

    When a first of its kind Ranger School course begins at Fort Benning this month, 10th Mountain Division Capt. Michelle L. Kelly will be among the women with a rare chance to make history by wearing the coveted Ranger tab.

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  20. Shailene Woodley dons a new wig on the Snowden set in Washington with Joseph Gordon-LevittRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Daily Mail

    ... Olyphant. Joseph has already shot scenes as a US Army Reserve, detailing Snowden's brief basic training at Fort Benning in 2004. Blending in: Joseph wore trainers, loose jeans, a light plaid shirt with a grey anorak and backpack, while Shailene had ...

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