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  1. 'You Get Invaded by the U.S. and You're on the Front...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | TheBlaze.com

    A video posted to YouTube Thursday shows Army paratroopers training in the Joint Forcible Entry Exercise in Nevada earlier this month - and it gives a glimpse of what foreign soldiers might see if they were facing an American invasion. A-10 Thunderbolts, C-17 Globemasters, C-130 Hercules, and approximately 130 U.S. Army paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division participated in the Joint Forcible Entry Exercise over Keno Airfield on the Nevada Test & Training Range north of Las Vegas, NV on December 6, 2014.

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  2. COD Offers New Classes Promoting Responsible Gun OwnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Patch.com

    ... by certified concealed carry instructor and distinguished firearm expert Michelle Quesada . She has trained at Fort Benning with the U.S. Army Rangers and the U.S. Air Force Pistol Service Team and is recognized through the NRA as a Double ...

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  3. Grand Jury Indicts Former Army Sergeant on Bigamy ChargesRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Law Firm Newswire

    ... discovered several marriage certificates in boxes she was unpacking after the couple was transferred to Fort Benning, near Columbus, Ga. Pendleton-Brown, who married Brown in South Carolina in 2011, found one marriage certificate for Brown's ...

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  4. WWE Tribute to the Troops '14 resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Examiner.com

    ... The arena was full of military personnel and their families, and primarily men and women from the Army, as Fort Benning is nearby. For the first seven years of the Tribute to the Troops, the company sent a full crew to either Iraq or Afghanistan to ...

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  5. Tribute to the Troops: Cena leads team to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | SLAM! Sports

    ... takes on Dean Ambrose! All that and more on this year's edition of Tribute to the Troops! We are on tape from Fort Benning outside of Columbus, Ga. Michael Cole and John "Bradshaw" Layfield have the call for tonight. Hulk Hogan kicks us off. Hogan ...

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  6. Help a Chaplain Disciplined for His FaithRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Family Research Council

    ... a level that no budget cuts could ever produce. On November 20th, Capt. Joseph Lawhorn, U.S. Army Chaplain at Fort Benning, participated in a mandatory suicide awareness and prevention briefing in which he gave a presentation describing resources ...

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  7. Davidson graduates combat trainingRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Wise County Messenger Online

    Army Spc. Bradley R. Davidson recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Benning, Ga.During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military ... (more)

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  8. Trainees, cadre set for holiday block leaveRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Bayonet

    ... Fulton said trainees are also offered a stay-behind option; usually about 50 Soldiers will stay here on Fort Benning during their holiday block leave. "You don't have to leave if you don't want to spend the money or you don't have any place to go," ...

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  9. 40 Soldiers obtain coveted Expert Medical Field BadgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Bayonet

    More than 270 Soldiers gathered on Fort Benning Dec. 8-13 to seek one of the Army's most coveted decorations - the Expert Field Medical Badge. The first lane was a tactical combat casualty care lane, and consisted of 14 medical tasks and three medical evacuation tasks.

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  10. Post visitor passes to be available online Jan. 15Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Bayonet

    Good news for visitors to Fort Benning: Beginning Jan. 15, visitors can apply for background checks and installation passes online up to 30 days before their visit. "By taking the process online, we are streamlining installation access to make obtaining a visitor's pass as painless as possible," said Col.

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  11. Dec. 16: Georgians fight at ArdennesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Examiner.com

    ... Battle of the Bulge . Many of the fighting units involved that historic battle had been trained or stationed at Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia. The attack caught the Allies by surprise. Adolf Hitler believed if the Western forces could be ... 1 comment

  12. Forum set to discuss Fort Benning cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... Ga. (AP) - A community forum is set for early next year for people to ask questions about possible Army cuts at Fort Benning. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports the "community listening session" is set for Feb. 18 at the Columbus Convention and ...

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  13. Fire damages unique Roswell church, Arson suspectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... Jordans. A community forum is set for early next year for people to ask questions about possible Army cuts at Fort Benning. A community forum is set for early next year for people to ask questions about possible Army cuts at Fort Benning. Members of ...

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  14. Army chaplain's actions at UNG bring rebuke, praiseRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... Alliance for Religious Liberty, Col. David Fivecoat, commander of the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade at Fort Benning, ordered Capt. Lawhorn into his office on Thanksgiving Day to hand him a letter the commander had written. The letter warned ...

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  15. Man convicted of attempted sodomy in last-ditch effort to clear nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... violence - an already extensive criminal history. Meanwhile, his brother Brian is forced to leave his wife at Fort Benning after serving two tours in Iraq with the army to face his alleged child sex abuse, rape, and sodomy charges. sex abuse of a ...

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  16. WWE 'Tribute to the Troops' holiday special to air on USA, NBCRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... 'Tribute to the Troops' tradition." WWE "Tribute to the Troops" will chronicle WWE's visit to U.S. Army post Fort Benning, where WWE Superstars and Divas will spend two days giving back to those who serve and their families with hospital visits, ...

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  17. Fundraising campaign underway to bury homeless veteran with dignityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WTVM

    ... like to come show their respect," Jamie Bates said. (Photo source: WLOX) A free concert for the soldiers at Fort Benning and the annual Tribute to the Troops had the Civic Center filled to capacity Tuesday night. It's part of a two-day event where ...

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  18. Russell Co. resident named 'Army Times Soldier of the Year' in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | WTVM

    ... American with black hair, brown eyes, 5-feet-4-inches and weighs 150 pounds. A free concert for the soldiers at Fort Benning and the annual Tribute to the Troops had the Civic Center filled to capacity Tuesday night. It's part of a two-day event ...

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  19. WWE pays annual holiday tribute to US troopsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Tribune-Chronicle

    ... person when World Wrestling Entertainment tapes its annual "WWE Tribute to the Troops" show on Tuesday night at Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia. The WWE's 12th holiday troops' special brings together celebrities from sports, entertainment and pop ...

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  20. CSF2 helps Soldiers persevereRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Bayonet

    ... alone, approximately 4,000 newly arrived Soldiers have received Resilience Skills Training relating to CSF2 at Fort Benning, said Samuel Rhodes, Fort Benning CSF2 program manager. RST is given to Soldiers new to the installation during in-processing ...

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