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  1. It took 48 years for Alabama's Bennie Adkins to receive the Medal of Honor: Why so long?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Alabama Live

    Medal of Honor recipient CSM Bennie Adkins tours the National Infantry Museum at Fort Benning. It's been almost 50 years since Bennie Adkins braved enemy soldiers - and a bloodthirsty tiger - in the jungles of Vietnam.

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  2. US Army invites women to try out for elite Ranger schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Raw Story

    ... perform the tasks required in an infantry unit at the front. But officers said the standards for the course at Fort Benning in Georgia would not be altered for the female candidates. "Current Ranger course standards will remain the same for all ...

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  3. US Army invites women to Ranger schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Iol.co.za

    ... perform the tasks required in an infantry unit at the front. But officers said the standards for the course at Fort Benning in Georgia would not be altered for the female candidates. "Current Ranger course standards will remain the same for all ...

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  4. Vietnam-era Green Beret to receive Medal of HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Burlington Times News

    ... the Medal of Honor," Adkins said this month in a press conference at the National Infantry Museum just outside Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia. Adkins earned the medal almost 50 years ago - in March 1966 - when he and 16 other Fort Bragg-based 5th ...

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  5. Widow raises veteran suicide awareness after husband kills self in front of herRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | KLTV Tyler

    ... Crystal's husband, 43-year-old Donovan Hernandez, served 21 years in the Army. He spent his last 16 years at Fort Benning, and Crystal said Donovan took his own life before her very eyes on July 12, 2014 around 10:30 p.m. "That entire day he was ... 1 comment

  6. Women invited to apply for Ranger SchoolRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | MilitaryCity.com

    ... if directed,' said Maj. Gen. Scott Miller, commanding general of the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning, Georgia, in a statement. All female candidates selected for the course will be required to attend the Army National Guard Ranger ...

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  7. Motorcyclist killed in Blue Ash crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    ... in the black and white images. Crystal's husband served 21 years in the army. He spent his last 16 years at Fort Benning, and Crystal said he took his own life before her very eyes in July 2014. Crystal's husband served 21 years in the army. He ...

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  8. Milestone for women: Army could admit female soldiers to Ranger School next springRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Stars and Stripes

    ... she's been blocked by a policy barring women from attending the two-month Ranger training course at Georgia's Fort Benning. Friday, the Army announced that it's seeking female candidates for the spring 2015 Ranger School course. By January, the Army ...

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  9. Army investigating death of Ft. Polk soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... in a video posted Friday morning. Crystal's husband served 21 years in the army. He spent his last 16 years at Fort Benning, and Crystal said he took his own life before her very eyes in July 2014. Crystal's husband served 21 years in the army. He ...

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  10. Women volunteers needed for Ranger course assessmentRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | The United States Army

    ... if directed," said Maj. Gen. Scott Miller, commanding general of the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning. All female candidates would be required to attend the Army National Guard Ranger Training and Assessment Course, known as RTAC, ...

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  11. A first look inside Phenix City's Courtyard MarriottRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | WTVM

    Crystal's husband served 21 years in the army. He spent his last 16 years at Fort Benning, and Crystal said he took his own life before her very eyes in July 2014.

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  12. Teacher helps children realize how 9/11 affects their livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | WTVM

    Crystal's husband served 21 years in the army. He spent his last 16 years at Fort Benning, and Crystal said he took his own life before her very eyes in July 2014.

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  13. Tim Jones, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WTVM

    ... of killing his five children. Crystal's husband served 21 years in the army. He spent his last 16 years at Fort Benning, and Crystal said he took his own life before her very eyes in July 2014. Crystal's husband served 21 years in the army. He spent ...

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  14. Army ending program at Redstone Arsenal raises concernsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... Redstone Arsenal's Community Based Warrior Transition Unit. Anyone in the program will now have to move to Fort Benning, Georgia. The unit helps injured National Guard and Reserve Soldiers with basic needs including psychological services. Chapman ...

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  15. Military achievements by local residents week of September 8 to 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | The Post-Standard

    ... from the three-week airborne training course, also known as "jump school" at the U.S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. He is the son of Cecelia M. and Thomas W. Gill, of Scipio, and a 2014 graduate of Southern Cayuga High School. He ...

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  16. Maneuver Conference kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The Bayonet

    ... Center of Excellence Commanding General Maj. Gen. Scott Miller took the stage to welcome conference guests to Fort Benning. Miller said the conference is a good opportunity to bring together retired senior leaders, current Army leaders, young ...

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  17. New chief of Armor welcomedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The Bayonet

    Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence formally welcomed the new Armor School commandant and 49th Chief of Armor Brig. Gen. Dennis "Scott" McKean during a ceremony Sept.

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  18. MCoE bids farewell to chief of staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The Bayonet

    Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence officially bid farewell to one of its own Sept. 5, as MCoE Chief of Staff Col.

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  19. Remember victims of 9/11Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The Bayonet

    ... mate sacrifice. We can honor them with our actions, by continuing to dedicate ourselves to our vital mission at Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center.

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  20. Fort Jackson means millions for local businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Fort Jackson to Fort Knox , Ky. When the Army moved its armor school, which works with tanks, from Fort Knox to Fort Benning as a result of the 2005 BRAC, it left plenty of housing and

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