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Victory

Every year a handful of the U.S. Army's best gather at Fort Benning's Victory Pond to celebrate their completion of the Ranger Course.Each class is no doubt outstanding. The mentally demanding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-21/victory
Rangers support fellow women graduates at news conference

FORT BENNING, Ga. - The first two women to pass the Army's notoriously difficult...coveted Ranger tab when they graduate alongside 94 male soldiers today at Fort Benning.Despite proving their grit in the two-month Ranger course, the two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-20/rangers-support-fellow-women-gradua
2 women pass Army Ranger School

...Army's Ranger headquarters in Fort Benning, Georgia, says the women and...ceremony will be held Friday at Fort Benning, the U.S. Army post near the...of the country: wooded areas of Fort Benning, the Appalachian mountains of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-18/2-women-pass-army-ranger-s
Truck carrying explosives crashes on Georgia interstate

...000 pounds of military-grade explosives when it crashed on Interstate 185. Police say the truck was heading to Fort Benning to deliver the explosives when the driver told officers that he hit standing water and began to hydroplane in the rain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-12/truck-carrying-explosives-crashes-g
Army announces troop cuts, says they could expand

...over the same period.Army officials said the plan calls for cuts at nearly every installation in 2016 and 2017, with Fort Benning, Ga., and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Ala., taking the largest reductions. Benning is to lose 3,402...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-09/army-announces-troop-cuts-says-they
Fort Gordon garrison commander discusses wave of construction projects

...Closure Process."If you went back five years ago or to the second round of BRAC in 2005, locations like Fort Bragg, Fort Benning, Fort Belvoir, installations that were the recipients of BRAC, they had a lot of projects going on," Anderson said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-06/fort-gordon-garrison-commande
Columbus still tops Augusta as Georgia's second-largest city

...population in 2014.The population will likely continue to decrease in Columbus, as the Army announced last week that Fort Benning will lose 3,402 military positions from its active force by 2017 due to the elimination of the 3rd Armored Brigade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-15/columbus-still-tops-augu
Georgia politicians critical of troop reductions plans at state bases

...announced July 8 that it would cut 40,000 soldiers, including 950 from Fort Stewart in Hinesville and 3,400 at Fort Benning. The Georgia congressional delegation had sent a bipartisan letter to the Army Secretary John McHugh in May stressing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-14/georgia-politicians-critical-troop-
Latest Army projections boost Fort Gordon growth to 4,700 personnel

...installations will lose troops as the Army draws down its force from 490,000 to 450,000 in two years. Georgia's Fort Benning and Fort Stewart will lose 3,400 and 950 soldiers, respectively.Army restructuring numbers showed Fort Gordon adding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-14/latest-army-projections-boos
Holding the fort

...well into the future.Sadly, the same can't be said about the region's other military installations, including Fort Benning in Columbus, which is projected to lose 3,400 soldiers, and Fort Stewart in Hinesville, expected to lose 950...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-14/holding-fort