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  1. Army selects 31 female soldiers to serve as observer/advisers for potential Ranger AssessmentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... complete Ranger Course is 62 days long and conducted in three phases: the Benning Phase, which takes place at Fort Benning at Camps Rogers and Darby; the mountain phase at Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega, Ga.; and the swamp/jungle phase at Camp ...

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  2. Sgt. Audie Murphy Club inducts 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Bayonet

    Four exemplary NCOs were honored Nov. 21 with induction into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club during a ceremony in Derby Auditorium. Sgt. 1st Class Sheena Blake of the Fort Benning Dental Activity, Staff Sgt.

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  3. Georgia Department of Transportation v. OwensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | FindLaw

    ... So viewed, the record shows that Owens, Thibodaux and Montgomery, all members of the U.S. Army stationed at Fort Benning, drove to Atlanta in a rented Jeep Patriot to spend the weekend of May 14, 2010 there and celebrate with one of their friends, ...

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  4. Fort Benning soldiers serve Thanksgiving meal at Open Door Community House in ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WTVM

    ... It...Speak It" creative writing workshop was held at the A.J, McClung YMCA in Columbus on Monday, Nov. 24. Fort Benning soldiers and church volunteers serve a Thanksgiving meal to folks who need a little extra help this time of year. Fort Benning ...

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  5. North Carolinian to lead national LGBT military groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Q-Notes

    ... at Troy University. It was during this time that Ashley met her spouse, Heather Mack, who was stationed at Fort Benning. In late 1997, Ashley and Heather began their life together and spent the next 14 years under the threat of "Don't Ask, Don't ...

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  6. Army chooses 31 women for potential Ranger School experimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Stars and Stripes

    A female soldier climbs to the top of an obstacle at Fort Benning, Ga., as part of observer/adviser selection training to support a potential Ranger course assessment involving women next year. Army officials have selected 31 women as advisers and observers at its elite, all-male Ranger School, the latest indication that some women might be allowed to take the course next year.

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  7. JBLM still could lose 11,000 more soldiers in updated Army planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Stars and Stripes

    ... reductions in the size of the active-duty Army. Every domestic Army post - from Fort Wainwright in Alaska to Fort Benning in Georgia - has something to lose from budget cuts planned to start in 2017. Military spending is expected to be slashed by ...

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  8. Background checks part of Fort Benning visitor entry beginning Jan. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Stars and Stripes

    Visitors to Fort Benning who lack proper identification may face a national background check or be denied entry to the post under new security measures going into effect Jan. 1. Matt Dillon, the chief of guards at Fort Benning, said the new security requirements are part of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12. Installations across the nation are implementing the security measures signed by President George W. Bush in 2004 to properly vet all individuals entering a military installation. "If an individual shows up in a vehicle it could be a soldier in uniform and he presents us with a driver's license or state ID card, we will request a government ID," Dillon said.

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  9. Four complete basic trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Coastal Courier

    ... Smith graduates from Army basic Army Pvt. Daniel T. Smith has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Benning. Smith is the son of Thomas M. Smith of Cochran and Jennifer B. Phurrough of Ringgold. He is a 2011 graduate of Georgia National Guard ...

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  10. Recycling coming to Fort Benning housingRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Bayonet

    "Fort Benning residents, we heard you," said Matt Sullivan, development executive with Clark Realty Capital on Fort Benning. "You have been asking for recycling now for a long time and we haven't been able to offer it until now."

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  11. Fort Benning gate access to changeRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Bayonet

    Beginning Jan. 1, those who attempt to enter Fort Benning without a government-issued identification card will be subject to a background check before being allowed to enter the installation. This step is being taken to ensure that Fort Benning is in compliance with Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12, which requires installations to vet 100 percent of visitors and uncleared contractors prior to entering the installation.

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  12. Army chooses 31 women for spring Ranger Course assessmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Washington Times

    The Maneuver Center of Excellence in Fort Benning, Georgia, said on its Facebook page Monday that Fort Benning's Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade has chosen 11 officers and 20 noncommissioned officers as observers and advisers for the course. Candidates went through a week of training to give them an idea of the rigors that Ranger School inflicts upon soldiers.

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  13. Gero Eldon MitschelenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Wenatchee World

    ... worked for , in June, 1957. In September of 1957, he was drafted into the Army and, following basic training at Fort Benning, , spent 16 months in Swinefort, Germany. Following his honorable discharge from the Army, he resumed his employment with ...

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  14. Lady Commodores, Lady Indians Win as GC Classic Closes, Juco Wrap-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    ... for two, putting GC up seven early. They take it 85-53, as Gulf Coast follows up Friday's 115-45 win over Fort Benning, a US Army post from Georgia with another strong showing. Coach Scovel's squad is off to a 5-0 start. "Yesterday, we looked a ...

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  15. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | WTVM

    Five men who work for the Army on Fort Benning were held at gunpoint by two suspects at 1:50 a.m. on Saturday, according to a police report. Five men who work for the Army on Fort Benning were held at gunpoint by two suspects at 1:50 a.m. on Saturday, according to a police report.

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  16. Army employees attacked by 2 unknown suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | WTVM

    Five men who work for the Army on Fort Benning were held at gunpoint by two suspects at 1:50 a.m. on Saturday, according to a police report. Five men who work for the Army on Fort Benning were held at gunpoint by two suspects at 1:50 a.m. on Saturday, according to a police report.

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  17. Army soldiers attacked by 2 unknown suspects on Victory Dr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | WTVM

    Five soldiers who live on Fort Benning were held up at gunpoint by two suspects at 1:50 a.m. on Saturday, according to a police report. The victims were driving a 2011 model Subaru Impreza when they encountered two black males wearing dark colored clothing.

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  18. Locals recognized for military training, promotionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    ... Army Pvt. Alex W. Smith has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at the U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT). During basic ...

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  19. Inexpensive PTSD procedure making strides with veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | WTVM

    New security measures will be going in place at Fort Benning starting January 1, 2015. Visitors to the post could be denied access or go through a background check, if they don't provide proper identifications, according to military officials.

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  20. The Six Jesuit Scholars and the American War on Self-DeterminationRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Dissident Voice

    ... located in Panama - where the murderers of the six Jesuit priests were trained - SOAS was later relocated to Fort Benning in Georgia. The " School of Assassins ", renamed the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation , is still open ...

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