Solar farms going up on Army bases this spring

...constructing them this year. The 30-megawatt solar farms will be installed at Fort Gordon, Fort Stewart near Savannah and Fort Benning near Columbus. The Army wants 18 percent of energy consumption generated from on-site renewable sources, hence the...

Fort Benning soldier collapses, dies

FORT BENNING, Ga. - Authorities say a Fort Benning soldier collapsed and died during exercises over the weekend...Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan says the 20-year-old Fort Benning soldier died early Saturday morning at a hospital in Columbus...

Fort Benning to deactivate basic training unit

FORT BENNING, Ga. - With fewer recruits coming through its gates, Fort Benning is deactivating one of its basic training...tasked with training new recruits at Fort Benning will undergo reorganization in June...

Fort Benning's future uncertain

FORT BENNING, Ga. - Less than a month after announcing...lost in its fiscal year 2012 budget, Fort Benning faces more uncertainty for years beyond...figure out what that's going to mean to Fort Benning."It's unknown whether the cuts will...

Fort Benning honors fallen German POWs

FORT BENNING, Ga. - Dignitaries will soon gather at the Fort Benning cemetery to honor former enemies - 44...throughout the year. And each November, Fort Benning's German Army liaison team plays host...

Fort Benning schools could be closed

FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Thousands of school children at Fort Benning and in Muscogee and Chattahoochee counties...stateside military installations. The Fort Benning system has educated Army dependents for...

More armored vehicles pouring into Fort Benning

FORT BENNING, Ga. - More tanks and other armored military vehicles are on their way to Fort Benning as part of a big move under way for the...Army opted to move its Armor School to Fort Benning during the last round of military base...

Fort Benning confines soldiers

FORT BENNING, Ga. - Fort Benning officials have confined about 600 soldiers to the post under a pair of lock-down orders after discovering two Beretta 9mm pistols and a pair of night-vision goggles missing. The public information office said...

3 construction projects planned at Fort Benning

FORT BENNING, Ga. - De spite a slowdown in mil itary...May 2013.The pace of construction at Fort Benning will drop off, Mack said."With BRAC...complete, the number of future projects at Fort Benning will be much less than in recent years...

For the record

...AugustaRoderick Danelle Jefferson, 30, and Debra Moody Hall, 43, both of HephzibahKevin Ryan O'Neill, 25, of Fort Benning, Ala., and Caroline Elizabeth Marks, 21, of Johns Creek, Ga.Joseph Michael Florus Hannsz, 19, and Amber Lynn...