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  1. Savannah's second MLK 5K and Music Festival held at Forsyth ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | SavannahNow

    ... the band shell earlier, too, said her dad, Army Spc. Ryan Blue. He and wife Tamika Blue came to Savannah from Fort Benning for the weekend to attend Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade. First, though, the family stopped by the park Saturday ...

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  2. How an Army Rangers sniper became 'The Reaper'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | New York Post

    ... the sound to music being played in a high school locker room to get pumped up before a game. Irving had left Fort Benning in a riot of feeling. Even as he was hugging his wife, Jessica, goodbye, he had a sense of his other, lethal self as a ghost, ...

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  3. Military exercises being held on Hunter Army AirfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Third Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment based out of Fort Benning is conducting a week-long military exercise on and near Hunter Army Airfield. The exercises involves units from the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment from Fort Campbell, KY and Air Force Special Operations Command from Hurlburt Field, FL.

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  4. Ranger strong: Women blaze a trail toward elite combat unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Stars and Stripes

    ... dead-hang pull-ups," she said on her way into Hair A Go-Go on Tuesday. On Thursday, Smith, 40, reported to Fort Benning, Ga., to begin the training process for the Army Rangers, one of the military's most elite combat units. Smith, a first ...

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  5. Fort Stewart brigade shuttered as Army downsizes its ranksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | MDJonline.com

    ... two combat brigades remaining at Fort Stewart, the 3rd Infantry will also maintain its 3rd Brigade stationed at Fort Benning in Columbus.

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  6. Army advisors coordinate training for Afghan soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The United States Army

    The 3rd Cavalry Regiment, along with U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and Afghan National Army leadership, pose for a group photo at Fort Benning, Georgia, during a tour of the Maneuver Center of Excellence. LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Maj.

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  7. This undated photo released by the Utah National GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Westland Observer

    ... released by the Utah National Guard shows 1st. Lt. Alessandra Kirby negotiating the Darby Obstacle Course at Fort Benning, Ga., during the Ranger Assessment. Kirby will be among a handful of women going to the grueling Army Ranger school as part of ...

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  8. Army opens grueling Ranger School to womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | New York Daily News

    As many as 60 female soldiers will attend Fort Benning's grueling two-month training course for the first time in April. The elite combat and infantry training program is considered one of the first steps into the military special operations field.

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  9. Neal CramptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Cape Cod Times

    ... Following graduation, he entered the Army, going through basic training at Fort Dix, and officer training at Fort Benning, as part of the 3rd Infantry Division ("the Rock of the Marne"). He served as a First Lieutenant and Platoon Leader in the ...

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  10. Former Fort Benning commander calls for focus on loyaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Bayonet

    A former Fort Benning commanding general visited the Maneuver Center of Excellence Jan. 8 to share his views on leadership as part of the Combat Leader Speaker Program. Retired Lt.

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  11. Museum division chief passes away at 54Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Bayonet

    The Fort Benning community lost a key member Jan. 1, as Maneuver Center of Excellence Museum Division chief Stephen Allie passed away at the age of 54 after a 14-month battle with lymphoma. "We didn't have any idea that this was going to happen," said Frank Hanner, National Infantry Museum director.

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  12. Veteran Louis Montalvan Discusses His Book At Scarsdale LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Scarsdale Daily Voice

    ... , the Army Commendation Medal for Valor and the Combat Action Badge, Montalvan mentored and trained officers at Fort Benning and served on policy development teams in Washington, D.C.

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  13. Whether parents crushed infant's skull subject of new trial hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Stars and Stripes

    A former Fort Benning soldier convicted with his wife of crushing their three-day-old infant's skull in June 2008 is set to have a mid-July hearing on a new-trial motion, with his defense aided by new medical evidence and an attorney from the Wisconsin Innocence Project. After a Columbus jury convicted Albert Omenged Debelbot and Ashley Deone Debelbot of murder in the June 1, 2008 death of daughter McKenzy, then-Superior Court Judge Doug Pullen sentenced them to life in prison on Oct. 29, 2009.

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  14. Army planning exercise at Fort Benning, Hunter AirfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... is scheduled for Jan. 12-23. It will include the 3rd Battalion of the 75th Ranger Regiment, which is based at Fort Benning. It also involves units from the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment from Fort Campbell, Ky., and Air Force Special ...

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  15. Ft. Benning undergoes heavy weapon trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | WTVM

    ... on Calvin Avenue on Wednesday evening has been released; the condition of the second victim is unknown. FORT BENNING (WTVM) - You may be hearing a louder noise on Ft. Benning more than usual due to their heavy weapon training. Their training ...

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  16. Columbus family hopes to find a solution for eroding yardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | WTVM

    The Muscogee County School Board says Fort Benning will pay for repairs of Sante Fe Road. The district says Fort Benning is also working to create another alternate route to help with transporting students.

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  17. Military notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Times Herald-Record

    Army Pvt. William H. Bourdon has graduated from One Station Unit Training at the U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

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  18. Army couple relocates wedding for Obama golf gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | WTVM

    ... regular season and a 34-3 defeat at home by the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Changes are coming on the way at Fort Benning's access points.New rules are set to go into effect Jan. 1, making it a little tougher to get onto post. Officials explained ...

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  19. Rivals in military religious freedom dispute say rule is unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    ... religious expression policy that advocates said would bring a new level of religious freedom, the dispute at Fort Benning, Ga., is evidence that the new wording hasn't done away with old disputes. The fight over what constitutes free exercise and ...

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  20. 5. Utah woman among first headed to elite Army ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | KSL-TV

    ... Lt. Col. Steven Fairbourn, a spokesman for the Utah National Guard, said the women headed to the school at Fort Benning in Georgia are taking a risk. "They're very much acting on faith, and hoping the decision will be made in their favor," he said. ...

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