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  1. 1 arrested, others sought after gunfire at Ga. Army baseRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The military says two speeding vehicles entered a Georgia Army base and at least one shot was fired before some of the occupants fled into the woods. One person is in custody at Fort Benning in Columbus after the incident Thursday, and authorities are looking for others.

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  2. 1 in custody, others sought after shots fired at Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    The military says two speeding vehicles entered Fort Benning in Georgia, and at least one shot was fired before some of the occupants fled into the woods. One person is in custody at the base in Columbus after the incident Thursday, and authorities are looking for others.

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  3. 1 arrested, others sought after gunfire at Georgia Army base; no injuries reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Fox News

    The military says two speeding vehicles entered a Georgia Army base and at least one shot was fired before some of the occupants fled into the woods. One person is in custody at Fort Benning in Columbus after the incident Thursday, and authorities are looking for others.

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  4. Shooting, tightened security reported at Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

    Fort Benning is under tightened security after a report of shots fired on the post. Fort Benning Police said officers are going door-to-door, searching through woods, and stopping vehicles leaving the Sand Hill area of the post.

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  5. 65 students graduate from leadership course at Fort BenningRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Sixty-five students moved a step closer to fulfilling leadership goals Wednesday when they graduated from the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation's Command & General Staff Officer Course at Fort Benning. For one year, the students focused on the Army's middle management taught entirely in Spanish.

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  6. Women Fight Their Way Through Army's Grueling Ranger SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    U.S. Army Soldiers conduct the Darby Mile buddy run and an obstacle course during the first gender-integrated Ranger Course at Fort Benning, Ga. Among the 400 students, 19 are women.

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  7. Meet the 97-Year-Old Who Was Surprised by Obama on Her 'Field Trip' to the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... in Alabama and Georgia from 1942 to 1946, eventually becoming a first lieutenant in charge of 144 women at Fort Benning. After leaving the Army, Bailey moved to Chicago, where she met her husband and worked for the Veterans Administration and the ...

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  8. Hazel GachesRead the original story

    Wednesday | MainStreetNews.com

    ... worked in a department store. At age 18 she fell in love with a young Army officer completing his training at Fort Benning, and travelled cross county by train to marry Robert A.L. Gaches in Washington State on December 28, 1949. During her early ...

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  9. 97-Year-Old Meets Obama on 'Dream' Field Trip to White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | ABC News

    ... in Alabama and Georgia from 1942 to 1946, eventually becoming a first lieutenant in charge of 144 women at Fort Benning. After leaving the Army, Bailey moved to Chicago , where she met her husband and worked for the Veterans Administration and the ...

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  10. Mayor Joe Sack's Memorial Day RemarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | My Rye

    ... Class of 1960. Martin was enrolled in the Army ROTC program while at BC, and after graduation, spent time at Fort Benning, Fort Knox and Fort Bragg, en route to Saigon in 1962 as a 23-year-old advisor to the Army of the Republic of Vietnam. Martin ...

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  11. Man Loses 180 Pounds in Order to Join the Army: 'I Wanted to Be Like My Dad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | People

    ... training begins June 1. Jesse soon will leave the relatively mild Oregon climate to attend the training at Fort Benning during Georgia's hottest and most humid season. The incoming private E-2 is not daunted by the prospect. "I've been preparing ...

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  12. Gayle Tzemach Lemmon: 19 women washed out of Army Ranger School. That's actually a good thing.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | TwinCities

    ... the test and sought the chance to meet that bar. No one wanted any slack cut, and none was. When I went to Fort Benning in April to report on the last of the pre-Ranger School courses in which women and men prepared for the rigors of Ranger School, ...

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  13. Army support task order given to VS2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | UPI

    Support for base operations and logistics at Fort Benning in Georgia are to be provided by VS2 LLC, a joint venture company of VSE and CB&I Federal Services. Under the task order - awarded through the Enhanced Army Global Logistics Enterprise Program -- VS2 will provide on-site contractor logistics support in the areas of material maintenance, supply services, ammunition services, transportation, and associated logistics analysis and management functions.

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  14. 13 of Today's Most Influential Transgender Icons and Where They Grew UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Jaunted

    ... Because of this, many other LGBTQ athletes cite him as a role model today. [Photo: Kyle Allums via Flickr ] Fort Benning is a U.S. Army post just outside of Columbus. Having to grow up as a transgender person in that sort of environment could be ...

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  15. MCoE command sergeant major commended with farewell ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Bayonet

    The Fort Benning community held a farewell ceremony for Maneuver Center of Excellence Command Sgt. Maj. Tim Guden May 18 in the Regimental Room at the Benning Club.

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  16. Tricare Prime program helps patients with travel expensesRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | The Bayonet

    ... helps patients receive proper reimbursement in an expedient manner. About 645 trips were made during 2014 by Fort Benning patients to see specialists and more than $141,000 was reimbursed through the program to cover reasonable travel expenses. The ...

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  17. Soldier looks to take next step, challenge in careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The United States Army

    ... my parents instilled a lot of patriotic values into me." After completing one station unit training on Fort Benning, Georgia, Shinnick, now a sergeant, received orders to the 2nd Infantry Division out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Upon ...

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  18. Fort Stewart leads DOD in green initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The United States Army

    ... the 3x30 project refers to three separate solar generation arrays being built by Georgia Power on Fort Stewart, Fort Benning, and Fort Gordon, the three major U.S. Army installations within the state. The solar farms are expected to be capable of ...

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  19. Sarges' Grill takes and follows ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... who's new in town come in and say they're here for the [Sarges'] Challenge," David said. "'I just got here from Fort Benning. I've been waiting for six months. Bring it!'" "It's really hard for people in this area to have to drive all the way up the ...

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  20. Fort Stewart shutters its 4th Brigade, reactivates 2nd BrigadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | SavannahNow

    ... prolonged wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The division's 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team is stationed at Fort Benning near Columbus. The change in designation does not mean a change in mission for the now-2nd Brigade soldiers, said Brig. Gen. Jim ...

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