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  1. Special Forces team wins International Sniper CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... from the 1st Special Forces Group was named the winner of the 14th annual International Sniper Competition at Fort Benning, Georgia. Sgt. 1st Class Travis Croy and Staff Sgt. Rudolph Gonsior of Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state topped the ...

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  2. Solar power coming to Georgia Army fortsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Georgia military installations at Fort Stewart, Fort Gordon, Fort Benning and Kings Bay will one day be housing solar farms that can make them independent of the power grid in emergencies, Pentagon officials announced Thursday. "The Navy is pursuing renewable energy at our bases to improve our energy security, operational capability and resource availability," said Capt.

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  3. Head of Fort Benning Warrior Training Center relieved of commandRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | MilitaryCity.com

    Lt. Col. Gerald H. Green III was fired Oct. 9 from his role as head of the Warrior Training Center at Fort Benning, Georgia.

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  4. 2 ImagesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

    ... teams." Maj. Matthew Fontaine, 3rdID assistant public-affairs officer, said the 3rd ABCT, which is stationed at Fort Benning, will transition to a light-infantry brigade next year. Also, he said, in June next year, the 4th IBCT will be reflagged and ...

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  5. 'Black Hawk Down' soldier Robert Gallagher dies at 52Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... he values of our nation, and I was very proud of that," he said. A memorial ceremony will take place Oct. 31 at Fort Benning in Georgia. He will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

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  6. Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Gallagher died Oct. 13, 2014 at age 52.Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... he values of our nation, and I was very proud of that," he said. A memorial ceremony will take place Oct. 31 at Fort Benning in Georgia. He will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

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  7. Georgia News RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... the Georgia Power Company and the U.S. Army. Commission officials say solar photovoltaic installations at Fort Benning, Fort Gordon and Fort Stewart are expected to be completed before the end of 2016 and generate up to 30 megawatts of electricity ...

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  8. An officer and a trailblazerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Gazette

    ... courses, but Congress decided women didn't belong there, so she entered military intelligence training at Fort Benning in Georgia. Read became the first female officer assigned to the 197th Infantry Brigade and was among the first female officers to ...

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  9. Solar power coming to Fort Gordon, Fort Stewart, Kings Bay and Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SavannahNow

    Georgia military installations at Fort Stewart, Fort Gordon, Fort Benning and Kings Bay will one day be housing solar farms that can make them independent of the power grid in emergencies, Pentagon officials announced Thursday. "The Navy is pursuing renewable energy at our bases to improve our energy security, operational capability and resource availability," said Capt.

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  10. Solar projects at Georgia military bases get OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    Three 30-megawatt solar projects will be installed by the end of 2016 at the U.S. Army's Fort Benning near Columbus, Fort Stewart near Savannah and Fort Gordon near Augusta. The Army will build the projects through a partnership with Atlanta-based Georgia Power Co., which will provide the solar power produced at the bases without raising rates.

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  11. Decorated soldier from 'Black Hawk Down' battle in Somalia dies at 52Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Fox News

    ... with the values of our nation, and I was very proud of that." A memorial ceremony is scheduled for Oct. 31 at Fort Benning in Georgia. Gallagher will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery, but a date has not yet been determined. He is survived by ...

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  12. Be There: Resource gives parents access to child's academic performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | WTVM

    ... and won a $400,000 top prize. The fourteenth annual Army International Sniper Competition is in full effect at Fort Benning. A field full of 36 two-man teams from around the world kicked off the competition Monday, Oct. 20. The fourteenth annual ...

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  13. Fort Stewart soldiers headed to Ebola fight in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | SavannahNow

    ... nd throughout the region, Wheeler said. Soldiers from Fort Campbell, Ky., Fort Carson, Colo., Fort Bragg, N.C., Fort Benning, Fort Hood, Texas, Fort Bliss, Texas, and Fort Eustis, Va. will also deploy, according to the Department of Defense.

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  14. Soldiers prep for Liberia deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Bayonet

    A team of Soldiers assigned to Fort Benning's 463rd Medical Detachment , 14th Combat Support Hospital, is set to deploy to West Africa as part of a response support force for Operation United Assistance in the coming days. The RSF supports the U.S. Agency for International Development, the lead federal agency in West Africa responding to the Ebola virus outbreak.

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  15. Welcome To Ranger School, Where The Army's Toughest Soldiers Are MadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... 20 pounds if he stays the full course. The Discovery Channel's " Surviving the Cut " shows the 61-day course at Fort Benning and offers a glimpse at some of the toughest military training in the world. The attrition rate at Ranger School is intense ...

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  16. Harmony Church medical and dental clinic opens doorsRead the original story

    May 3, 2011 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... Army in the world — the Infantry and the Armor,” said Dr. (Col.) Koji Nishimura, commander of Fort Benning’s U.S. Army Medical Department Activity. The clinic services active-duty trainees, cadre and permanent party Soldiers from ...

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  17. CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelinesRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | WTVM

    ... appear to be any risk of Ebola exposure to students, faculty and staff of the PCBOE. This year's Oktoberfest at Fort Benning's Uchee Creek will feature a keg tossing competition, a Dachshund Derby and stein hoisting contests. This event is free and ...

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  18. Hubbard preparing for possible arrestRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | WTVM

    ... the Attorney General's Office at the Lee County Jail. There was a special welcome ceremony Friday, Oct. 17 at Fort Benning. Florida Army veteran Harry Conner, 63, was recognized for completing his second long-distance bike ride to honor the valor ...

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  19. St. Francis to host Mayo Clinic mobile exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | WTVM

    ... out this listing so you can get your vote in ahead of the Nov. 4 state elections. This year's Oktoberfest at Fort Benning's Uchee Creek will feature a keg tossing competition, a Dachshund Derby and stein hoisting contests. This event is free and ...

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  20. VIDEO: Baton Rouge firefighter proposes with flash mob at Mall of LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | WTVM

    ... the Attorney General's Office at the Lee County Jail. There was a special welcome ceremony Friday, Oct. 17 at Fort Benning. Florida Army veteran Harry Conner, 63, was recognized for completing his second long-distance bike ride to honor the valor ...

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