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  1. Army recruit Brian Bourne before his 150-pound weightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. - What may be the Army's biggest loser started basic training this week at Fort Benning, Ga.

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  2. Army approves first women for Ranger SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    When the spring 2014 Army Ranger course begins at Fort Benning, Ga., on April 20, as many as 60 women will be participating.

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  3. Two Army Privates Graduate Basic Training At Fort BenningRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Army Pvt. James C. Harris and Army Pvt. Hunter S. Hickman have graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga.

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  4. EXFOR plays key role in evaluating technology on Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Bayonet

    The Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment is gearing up for Spiral J, the ninth annual edition of the live component of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's live, virtual and constructive experimentation strategy. AEWE is run by the Maneuver Battle Lab here, but another organization plays a major role in the execution of AEWE spirals as well.

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  5. Fort Stewart's 2nd Brigade inactivates as Army drawdown continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Bluffton Today

    ... with only two remaining brigade combat teams - the division's 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team is stationed at Fort Benning - the post only lost about 900 soldiers, about half what it was originally expected to lose. In October, Jackson transferred ...

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  6. Sworn in: Marshall Plumlee completes Rotc contracting ceremony before ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Chronicle

    ... the big man when he was told of Plumlee's potential interest in the military. Plumlee visited Brown at Fort Benning recently with Pat Thompson, Duke's director of basketball operations, and though he remembers Brown's continued support, Plumlee also ...

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  7. Man receives Purple Heart 47 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | WCYB

    ... inverted," Hawkins says. But Hawkins was promised by his Battalion commander he'd get it back. "When I got to Fort Benning, which was my next port of service, I was told that we would have a Purple Heart presentation at that point Sadly, it never ...

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  8. Collins Defends Military MettleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Family Research Council

    ... Collins is understandably upset. Like FRC, he couldn't believe what happened in his District's own backyard at Fort Benning. To the surprise of Chaplain Joe Lawhorn, he was summoned to his commander's office on Thanksgiving Day, where Col. David ...

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  9. 'American Sniper' as viewed by real American snipersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... Pfc. Robert Hamersly, left, and Pfc. Michael Trischler shoot at targets at the Army's Sniper School in 2012 in Fort Benning, Ga. WASHINGTON - For all the debate surrounding the movie American Sniper , few people know the moral choices involved in ...

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  10. First female to join pre-Ranger courses at Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WTVM

    Kelly Derienzo, currently stationed at Fort Sill in Oklahoma, is getting ready to be one of the first women allowed to go to Fort Benning's pre-Ranger course. "With the Army now saying females are leading combat arms Soldiers, it wouldn't be right for them not to go to Ranger School.

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  11. Snipers are the deadliest assets on the battlefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... Pfc. Robert Hamersly, left, and Pfc. Michael Trischler shoot at targets at the Army's Sniper School in 2012 in Fort Benning, Ga. American Sniper offers a realistic look at the role of the sniper on the modern battlefield as a highly trained ...

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  12. Georgia's hidden national treasure: The National Infantry Museum & Soldier CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Business Journal

    Fort Benning, also known as the Home of the Infantry, is also the home of one of America's hidden national treasures, the National Infantry Museum & Soldier Center. a And the National Infantry Foundation in Columbus, Ga., is raising money to expand it. 1 comment

  13. Motorcycle program provides guidance for ridersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Bayonet

    ... Army was (seeing) a lot of accidents involving motorcycles," King said. "This (program) was one solution that (Fort Benning) came up with to prevent accidents, promote safe driving, and teach new skills to new and experienced motorcycle riders." ...

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  14. First Infantry Facilitator Leader Assessment heldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Bayonet

    ... who have the direct impact on the students coming through the courses and the future leaders coming through Fort Benning. Those instructors who serve as facilitators need to be a role model and look like an instructor, but they also need to have the ...

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  15. Senior Afghan army leaders visit postRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Bayonet

    Five senior leaders from the delegation of the 203rd Corps of the Afghan National Army visited several training units on Fort Benning Jan. 12-15 to observe training briefings. The purpose was to learn about U.S. Army training and take lessons learned back to their own regional training center.

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  16. Former Stuarts Draft HS Football Star Enlists in the US ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | NBC29

    "I enlisted in the army, so I'm getting ready to ship out," said 18-year-old Tre'Avon Terrell Terrell is heading to Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia for nine weeks of basic training. After that, he will undergo another nine weeks training for his future job in the United States Army.

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  17. Cross Environmental lands demo, abatement contract at Army basesRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | Construction & Demolition Recycling

    Cross Environmental Services Inc. , Crystal Springs, Florida, a subsidiary of the specialty environmental services company CES Synergies Inc., has been awarded a contract to perform abatement and demolition services at two U.S. Army bases located in Georgia. The company has begun mobilizing to provide remediation, abatement and demolition services as a subcontractor at Fort Benning and Fort Stewart.

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  18. Pittsfield: Pvt. Conner Craw graduates from U.S. Army Infantry SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    Army Pvt. Conner X. Craw, son of Tim S. Craw and Connie M. Luttrell of Pittsfield, recently graduated from One Station Unit Training at the U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

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  19. Next Army Ranger training class to include womenRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | WTVM

    ... him with failure to appear. COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - For the first time, the next class of aspiring Army Rangers at Fort Benning will include women. The Columbus Ledger-Inquirer ( http://bit.ly/1yqsIOD ) reports about 60 women will enroll in the ...

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

    Jan 18, 2015 | 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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