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  1. Families of Marrero veterans remember their departed loved onesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Germany, Alaska and Korea. She said, "I served in personnel management at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Fort Benning in Georgia and Fort Gordon in Georgia." She said, "I trained the reserves for Iraq in 1991 to 1994." Her honors include Army Service ...

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  2. Ex-Gen. Vallely: I Remember My Brave Son on Veterans DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | News Max

    ... played for Colorado State. They played each other back in the '90s and they had the same drill sergeant at Fort Benning They died within months of each other," Vallely said. "So it's a special day for my wife and I to celebrate not only all the ...

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  3. Soldiers take part in 360 Leaders CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Bayonet

    Forty noncommissioned officers took part in the Soldier 360 Leaders Course Nov. 3-7 at Fort Benning's Uchee Creek Campground Lodge. "The mission of 360 is to strengthen the backbone of the Army, to develop strong leaders, to give those strong leaders more tools in their toolkit to manage and respond to the challenges that their Soldiers are facing today," said Army retired Col.

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  4. Infantry School CSM earns jump wingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Bayonet

    ... completing Airborne School, and he recently got the opportunity after more than 25 years of waiting. "I came to Fort Benning in 1988 to attend Ranger School, and my unit did not allow me to go to Airborne School after the completion of Ranger ...

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  5. MCoE observes Veterans Day at Inouye FieldRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Bayonet

    Soldiers, civilians and other members of the Fort Benning community came together Nov. 7 to honor the nation's veterans during a Veterans Day observance at Inouye Field. The observance was held in conjunction with a basic training graduation for Soldiers from B Company, 2nd Battalion, 58th Infantry Regiment.

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  6. Ribbon cutting held for new hospitalRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Bayonet

    Fort Benning marked an important day for its medical future Nov. 7, as the new Martin Army Community Hospital was officially opened during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The new MACH took approximately five years to construct and equip at a total cost of roughly $500 million.

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  7. Solar farms planned for military bases in GeorgiaRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Planning

    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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  8. Congressman Issa celebrates Veterans Day by retweeting photos of Nazis, war criminals, mass murderersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | Russia Taday

    US congressman Darrell Issa retweeted photos of military veterans - including Nazis, war criminals, and mass murderers - during a Twitter campaign ahead of Nov. 10, Veterans Day. Issa, chairman of the powerful House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, began his #AmericaVets campaign on Friday by tweeting out a photo of himself training at Fort Benning in 1975.

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  9. Motts Military Museum compiles Jakeway displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | This Week Community News

    ... set aside items at home for his children, he said. "To be a paratrooper, you had to do five exhibition jumps at Fort Benning," he said. "We had to make a jump once a month to get our training. We were told our casualty rate would be 85 percent. We ...

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  10. MLB star Edwin Jackson to attend annual baseball camp at Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | WTVM

    MLB star pitcher and World Series champion Edwin Jackson will be at attendance at his annual free baseball camp at Fort Benning this weekend. The pitcher will host the 6th annual Edwin Jackson Baseball Clinic on Saturday, Nov. 15 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Youth Sports Complex on Ingersoll Street.

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  11. Bulloch County Veteran flies on a vintage plane - and doesn't jump.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | Statesboro Herald

    ... Army. Assigned to the 11th Airborne Division, he was sent to Fort Campbell, Kentucky, for training and then to Fort Benning, Georgia, for jump school. Spence trained by jumping out of planes such as the Douglas C-47, a military transport derived ...

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  12. Captain Insano: Top tank crew at Fort Bliss revels in their achievementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | El Paso Times

    ... Sullivan Cup this spring. It then represented the installation and the division at the Army-wide competition at Fort Benning, Ga. "It feels really good to know we have the juice and the mental state to compete with the (other) tank crews at Fort ...

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  13. Martin Army Hospital opens new $500M facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... ir family members and retirees near the facility. Additionally, the facility will bring hundreds of new jobs to Fort Benning.

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  14. Bulletin Area People - published Oct. 15, 2014Read the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Roseville Review

    ... from the three-week airborne training course, also known as "jump school," at the U.S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Georgia. Arden Hills resident Katie Genung , a freshman of Biola University, was among 92 students who received the ...

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  15. Alabama trying ID quiz to catch tax fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | Alabama Live

    ... refunds that prosecutors say used identities stolen from Alabama's state government, the U.S. Army hospital at Fort Benning in Georgia, and a credit card processing facility in Columbus, Georgia. Alabama's Revenue Department has taken steps in ...

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  16. Veterans say the tri-city area is the best place to be a soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | WTVM

    Fort Benning's new Martin Army Community hospital opens its doors to patients days from now. Today, we got a look inside the multi-million dollar facility as part of a ribbon cutting ceremony.

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  17. Obama: 'Wonderful day' for 2 freed AmericansRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | WTVM

    ... asphalt arrived to the scene Wednesday night to repave the section of road that burned off in the explosion. Fort Benning's new Martin Army Community hospital opens its doors to patients days from now. Today, we got a look inside the multi-million ...

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  18. In the military: November 2014 updates about York County residents serving in the Armed ForcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | The York Daily Record

    ... Army Pvt. Christopher R. Kurtinitis: graduated from One Station Unit Training at the U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. He is the son-in-law of Merle and Cindy Sweitzer of Felton and the husband of Joy Kurtinitis. Army Pvt. Ryan ...

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  19. In Service: Jackson-area military announcementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | MLive.com

    Linda Voorhees Army Pvt. Joshua J. Johnson has graduated from One Station Unit Training at the U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Georgia.

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  20. Two Salem County serviceman graduate from military training programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | NJ.com

    ... Pvt. Gabriel D. Tardive 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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