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  1. New Martin Army hospital on schedule to open this NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2010 | WTVM

    The new Martin Army Community Hospital broke ground nearly two years ago at Fort Benning, and the new facility is on schedule to open on November 17 this fall.

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  2. Fort Stewart to institute background checks for non-ID holdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2010 | WTVM

    ... style entertainment, especially at night. A Georgia organization made Hump Day extra sweet for soldiers on Fort Benning. Hugs for Soldiers from Duluth embraced our men and women in uniform with almost 15,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies on Wednesda A ...

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  3. Army Pfc. Julian PalaciosRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | Hudson Valley Press

    Army Pfc. Julian Palacios has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

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  4. 239th Army birthdayRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | The Bayonet

    ... of glory - and blessed will be his memory!" Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy Guden and I are proud to serve alongside Fort Benning's dedicated Soldiers and civilians. We wish our Army and all of you a happy 239th birthday.

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  5. Hospital on schedule for November openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | The Bayonet

    ... is just going to be phenomenal." The increase in space will also allow for the hospital to provide most of Fort Benning's medical services under one roof, as opposed to housing different departments in different buildings. "We'll be pulling a lot of ...

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  6. 'Wounded Warrior' laughs way to recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Effingham Herald

    ... medicine. Jason Ehrhart was barely out of high school when he enlisted in the Army and survived boot camp at Fort Benning. Soon, he was serving near Baghdad as a member of the 10th Mountain Infantry Division. By December 2005, he was part of a ...

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  7. 70th Anniversary of D-Day: a W.W.II Veteran talks about his contributions to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Thomasville Times Enterprise

    ... experience did not stop there. He was inducted into the U.S. Army, a private first class, on Feb. 16, 1946, at Fort Benning in Columbus. He spent nine weeks at Fort McClellan, Ala., for training. After a 10-day leave, Shores reported back to Fort ...

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  8. Navigation by vibration: Army lab tests haptic techRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Government Computer News

    ... proficiency with the signals within 10 to 15 minutes. The most recent tests of the system were by soldiers at Fort Benning. Soldiers reported that they liked the technology, as it allowed them "to concentrate on other things and not the screen." ...

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  9. Police say child left alone at gas station was misunderstandingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2010 | WTVM

    ... have decided that this is a misunderstanding. According to a detective, a family was traveling from Missouri to Fort Benning in two cars, and the 5-year-old was left behind due to a mix up about which car he was traveling in. Each car's occupants ...

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  10. Infantry commandant Col. Robert Choppa retires at Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Hours after a ceremony ended Friday at Fort Benning, officials announced the retirement of Col.

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  11. Bob Simpson: Remembering another prisoner of warRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... convertible, top down, radio blaring music, as he whizzed down the narrow street that ran behind my quarters at Fort Benning. He'd been promoted to lieutenant colonel and brought to the Infantry School to somehow get up to speed in his branch, and ...

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  12. Commandos and POWs: The Extraordinary Pigeons That Helped Win WWIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | Mashable

    ... named Thunderbird - who made made ten jumps from a plane and even "received a pair of miniature wings" from the Fort Benning parachute school, just like a real paratrooper, according to America in WWII . Alongside the new pigeon-vest technology, the ...

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  13. Local veteran visits D-Day memorial in FranceRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    ... he had to join the Army. His first stop was Texas, then he went to Alabama for training. His next stop was to Fort Benning outside of Columbus, Georgia, and he then served in the 75th infantry division at Camp Breckinridge in Kentucky. On June 6, ...

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  14. Veteran paratrooper remembers D-Day dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    ... captain. He also worked as a roofer. Drafted in November 1942, Venditti was first sent to California, then to Fort Benning in Georgia, where his paratrooper training took place. To prepare them for the real thing, he and the other men strapped on ...

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  15. Wright Words: 'Wounded Warrior' laughs way to recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | Deseret News

    ... York City. Jason Ehrhart was barely out of high school when he enlisted in the Army and survived boot camp at Fort Benning. Soon, he was serving near Baghdad as a member of the 10th Mountain Infantry Division. By December 2005, he was part of a ...

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  16. 70th Anniversary of D-Day: a W.W.II Veteran talks about his contributions to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Thomasville Times Enterprise

    ... experience did not stop there. He was inducted into the U.S. Army, a private first class, on Feb. 16, 1946, at Fort Benning in Columbus. He spent nine weeks at Fort McClellan, Ala., for training. After a 10-day leave, Shores reported back to Fort ...

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  17. Fort Benning building named for Frank Plass of ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... the ceremony. 06.05.14 In a ceremony Thursday morning, the 316th Cavalry Regiment's headquarters building at Fort Benning was dedicated to retired Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Charles Plass of Columbus. The National Infantry Museum recognizes Plass as ...

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  18. 198th Infantry Brigade ready for hot summerRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | The Bayonet

    The hot and humid Georgia summers are hard on everyone and the 198th Infantry Brigade is an example of one of the many units at Fort Benning that is prepared to beat the heat and reduce the number of heat casualties within its ranks.

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  19. To Do: The Valley's weekly events plannerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... of Stigma Associated with Post Traumatic Stress.” From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Rhodes is the President of the Fort Benning Sergeants Major Association and the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness Program Manager for the Maneuver Center of ...

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  20. Following a tradition of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Easley Progress

    ... Bronze Star for his service there from January 2005-06. In 2006 he attended drill sergeant school at Georgia's Fort Benning and was a drill sergeant at Fort Bliss from August 2006 to December 2008. In 2008 the Army transferred him to Fort Irwin in ...

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