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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Israelis visit, share lessons learnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Bayonet

    A contingent from the Israel Defense Forces visited Fort Benning Dec. 1-3 to share lessons learned from the IDF's recent Operation Protective Edge in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip. The visit was part of an ongoing exchange between the IDF and the U.S. Army, said Col.

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  6. Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs commissioner Many-Bears...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Clarksville Online

    ... her military awards include the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star Medal. In 2004, she was inducted into the Fort Benning Hall of Fame. In September 2013, former U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki appointed Grinder to ...

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  7. WWE superstars celebrate 12th annual 'Tribute to the Troops'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WTVM

    ... Warrior Outreach's "Toys for Vets" and "Gift Baskets for Vets" programs over the weekend. WWE superstars are on Fort Benning and News Leader 9's Jenyne Donaldson was on base Tuesday as the stars met soldiers and their families. As a part of WWE's ...

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  8. Female advisers will report to all-male Army Ranger School in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Washington Post

    ... organization," Fivecoat said. "We're ready to do whatever the chief tells us to." Forty-six women went to Fort Benning, Ga., in November interested in becoming "observer/advisers," and the Army selected 31 one of them. They include 11 officers and ...

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  9. State VA Commissioner to address APSU military gradsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Business & Heritage Clarksville

    ... her military awards include the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star Medal. In 2004, she was inducted into the Fort Benning Hall of Fame. State VA Commissioner to address APSU gradsIn September 2013, former U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ...

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  10. A child in the militaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Journal

    ... be fine for that to continue. That said, I have some skin in the game now. Ezra completed Basic Training at Fort Benning, Ga. He will return there next summer for his Advanced Individual Training. After that, he could hypothetically be deployed. The ...

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  11. VIDEO: Man caught impersonating Army Ranger to get discountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... in his uniform. Yetman claimed to have had basic training at Fort Jackson. As an Army Ranger, you go through Fort Benning for basic training, which Berk quickly corrects Yetman on. It appears Yetman was wearing the uniform to receive military ...

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  12. Army will take 160 female Ranger School volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Washington Times

    ... National Guard Ranger Training and Assessment Course. Those who successfully complete the pre-Ranger course at Fort Benning, Georgia, will then move on to Ranger School, which is held 11 times a year. "We were very pleased with the response," said ...

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  13. Fake veteran once impersonated dead copRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | WTLV

    ... the video, is not in the US Army's database or any database of Army members who have taken Ranger training at Fort Benning, the Courier Times reports. Since the video surfaced, Yetman has lost his job, received death threats, and had a nervous ...

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  14. Suspicious items reported in Fort Benning parking lot deemed safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2013 | WTVM

    Officials at Fort Benning says an investigation of two mysterious items in a Fort Benning parking lot have been deemed safe. News Leader 9 partnered with Winn Dixie, Leisure Lifestyles and Feeding The Valley last month to help collect food to feed those in need.

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  15. Female ranger screening in Hawaii builds stronger leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The United States Army

    ... for attendance at RTAC (Ranger Training Assessment Course), the Army's premier Pre-Ranger course located at Fort Benning, Georgia," said Capt. Thomas Dybicz, 25th ID Lightning Academy cadre. The Army has searched far and wide for female Ranger ...

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  16. A Reflection On The School Of The Americas ProtestRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Goshen College Record

    With cars packed full with peanut butter, jelly, loaves of bread and a handful of students willing to learn more about the School of Americas or affirm their continual support, we started our journey to Fort Benning, Ga., last Friday, Nov. 21. Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation , or better and formerly known as the US Army School of Americas, has trained over 64,000 Latin American soldiers. This combat military school has been criticized for the human rights violations by its alumni.

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  17. Veteran reacts to Stolen Valor caught on tapeRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | WTVM

    ... discount while Black Friday shopping. Berk even asked the man, identified as Sean Yeoman where he trained and Fort Benning was not his answer even though rangers go to basic training on Post. A former Marine at Ranger Joe's says this is upsetting. ...

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  18. Vet Confronts Alleged Military Faker at the MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | KCEN

    ... where he went to basic, Yetman responded, "Fort Jackson." Berk's response: "You know infantry only goes to Fort Benning, right?" Yetman then claimed he didn't start as a Ranger, but as a "driver of Humvees." He answered a phone instead of providing ...

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  19. Vet confronts military faker at the mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WTLV

    ... where he went to basic, Yetman responded, "Fort Jackson." Berk's response: "You know infantry only goes to Fort Benning, right?" Yetman then claimed he didn't start as a Ranger, but as a "driver of Humvees." He answered a phone instead of providing ...

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  20. WW II was a monumental effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Herald Independent

    ... camp in Texas," Lyles said. "They needed infantry over in Europe, so I put my name on that list." "When I left Fort Benning, I picked up a packet, they called it, of 19-year-olds at Fort Meade, Md." The men were then shipped out of New York to ...

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