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  1. Fort Benning welcomes new infantry chief and commandantRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Fort Benning welcomes Brig. Gen. James E. Rainey, the incoming commandant and chief of infantry, to the post during a Friday ceremony at McGinnis-Wickam Hall.

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  2. Film 'Korengal' explores soldier life in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Four years after the documentary "Restrepo" focused on American soldiers fighting in a dangerous valley of northeast Afghanistan, a new film "Korengal, This Is What War Feels Like," opens Friday in Columbus and Fort Benning.

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  3. WWII veterans remember their service during national tour's stop on Hilton HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Island Packet

    ... local veterans vividly remember where they were when they heard the fighting was over. Thomas McCunniff was at Fort Benning, Ga., and Jim Lochridge was in Jackson, Miss., training for an invasion of Japan. Bob Wood had a bird's eye view of the war's ...

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  4. 2 Army Families continue Airborne legacy with jumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Bayonet

    Two Army Families. One with deep roots at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and the other with strong ties to Sand Hill at Fort Benning.

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  5. MCoE bids farewell to Chief of ArmorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Bayonet

    ... commandant and 48th Chief of Armor Brig. Gen. Leopoldo Quintas July 25 at Derby Auditorium. Quintas arrived at Fort Benning in September 2013, and said the team at the Armor School has made numerous accomplishments since his arrival. "I've been part ...

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  6. First Soldiers awarded Army Instructor BadgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Bayonet

    ... said Sgt. 1st Class Brian Ditzler, an Army Instructor Badge recipient from the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning. Ditzler, who currently has 16 years of service with two years as an instructor at the Henry Caro NCO Academy, said the ...

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  7. MRSA a communitywide problem, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Bayonet

    ... MACH who is now deceased, noticed a significant amount of skin cultures testing positive for MRSA, Lanier said. Fort Benning is the highest in the Army for the total number of skin infections and is No. 2 in the Department of Defense right behind ...

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  8. Orientation course planned for new MCOE senior leadersRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Bayonet

    Because Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence typically experience high senior leader turnover during the summer months, the MCoE will host the Maneuver Senior Leader Orientation Course Aug. 6-7.

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  9. 30th AG helps civilians become SoldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Bayonet

    All of the approximate 34,000 initial entry training Soldiers who come to Fort Benning every year to complete basic combat training will inprocess through the 30th Adjutant General Reception Battalion.

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  10. Commentary: CG: Honor to join MCoE teamRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Bayonet

    To the Soldiers, civilians, Family members and friends of Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence, I want to express how humbled I am to be back at this great installation.

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  11. Army 2nd Lt. Alexander H. BeakRead the original story

    Tuesday | Hudson Valley Press

    Army 2nd Lt. Alexander H. Beak has graduated from the Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

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  12. Ft. Benning might face layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power... Fort Benning could face massive layoffs in an Army draw down, according to the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce's Military Liaison Gary ...

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  13. Trial in salmonella outbreak set to begin in Ga.Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | WTVM

    ... car theft gone wrong happened late Friday evening. News Leader Nine's Tyrone McCoy caught up with the victim. Fort Benning could face massive layoffs in an Army draw down, according to the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce's Military Liaison Gary ...

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  14. 9-year old Oceana Irizzary, Fort Benning girl struck by plane on Florida beach, dies 2 days after her fatherRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Alabama Live

    The Irizarry family. Ommy Irizzary and Oceana Irizzary were killed Sunday when they were stuck by a plane while walking down the beach.

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  15. CSU participating in Gov. Deal's "Go Back. Move Ahead" campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2010 | WTVM

    ... purpose of helping to feed residents in the community. The Food Bank Garden has already donated more than Fort Benning could face massive layoffs in an Army draw down, according to the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce's Military Liaison Gary ...

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  16. People and achievements, July 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | The State

    ... Association National Conference. ARMY SPC. JOHN P. GREENE has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. He is the son of Joe Greene of Irmo. ARMY SPC. TREMELE E. MAYS has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort ...

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  17. Robert B. Simpson: Fast food and friendly wisdomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... So stand by for the good stuff. 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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  18. Saluting our men and women in uniformRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | The News-Star

    ... Mandarin High School, Jacksonville. Army Spc. Jared A. Foreman has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Georgia. Foreman is the son of Peggy B. Foreman of St. Joseph. He is a 1997 graduate of Archbishop Shaw High ...

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  19. Quintas: Resources decreasing for the ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Minutes before military leaders said goodbye to Brig. Gen. Leopoldo A. Quintas, the chief of the U.S. Armor School at Fort Benning said he thinks the Army is facing a transitional period.

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  20. Maneuver Center of Excellence bids farewell to Armor School commandantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2010 | WTVM

    ... School and Chief of Armor is leaving for an assignment in Fort Bliss, Texas nearly a year after arriving at Fort Benning. "We're really gonna miss being at Fort Benning, and being outside of this fantastic local community, but we are looking forward ...

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