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  New Georgia Encyclopedia: Fort Benning
Fort Benning, home of the U.S. Army Infantry, is adjacent to the city of Columbus in southwest Georgia.
Throughout the 1920s Fort Benning struggled for appropriations and attention from Congress and army policymakers, but by the mid-1930s the post was booming with construction because of the federal works projects initiated during the Great Depression.
In 1963 the Eleventh Air Assault Division was formed at Fort Benning to test the concept of "air assault." Those tests resulted in the creation of the airmobile concept adopted by the First Cavalry Division during the Vietnam conflict.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?path=/GovernmentPolitics/MilitaryPresenceinGeorgia/MilitaryBaseInstallations&id=h-822   (1055 words)

 Fort Benning Readies For Expansion
Fort Benning is already home to the 4,000-member 3rd Brigade of the 3rd Infantry Division, which helped lead the charge into Iraq in 2003 and will return to the war zone in a couple of months.
Fort Benning already has an annual $1.9 billion impact on the area and that could climb to an estimated $2.5 billion by 2006, the chamber has said.
Fort Benning's growth is the result of the transformation of the Army into smaller, more rapidly deployable units.
www.rense.com /general60/epansion.htm   (533 words)

 Fort Benning
Fort Benning is south of Columbus, Georgia on U.S. highway 27.
Fort Benning covers 73,533 hectares (181,626 acres) of land with 93 % in west central Georgia and the remaining 7 % in east central Alabama.
Last, the Fort Knox community expressed concern that the Armor Center and School functions might not be readily accommodated at Fort Benning, but the Commission found the Army would implement the transfer only as the moves are fully supportable and that Armor student training will not be degraded by BRAC moves.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/fort-benning.htm   (2654 words)

 Fort Benning on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
FORT BENNING, GA -- Maj. Alira Danaher enjoys a moment with her five-year-old daughter, Megan, during a deployment ceremony at Fort Benning, Georgia, on January 7, 2005.
FORT BENNING, GA -- Capt. Colin Donlin stands in front of the 305 panel quilt made by the wives of th 69th Armour, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division at Ft. Benning, Georgia on Tuesday,
FORT BENNING, GA -- Judy Bierbaum, right, hugs Cathy Pfefferly as the join other protestors against the School of the Americas outside Fort Benning, Georgia, Sunday, November 17, 2002.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/F/FortB1enn.asp   (1098 words)

 Relocate Fort Benning Relocation Resources tools and moving guides
Through out the years, the mission of Benning and the Infantry School has remained fundamentally the same.
Although Benning is a Training and Doctrine command installation, units of Forces Command make up 50 percent of permanent party personnel on post.
The Fort Benning military community can also be reached on Interstate 85 south, to Interstate 185 south, this route will lead you directly into the installation.
www.fortbenning.addr.com /Welcome.htm   (330 words)

 USATODAY.com - Nineteen Fort Benning soldiers struck by lightning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
FORT BENNING, Ga. (AP) — A lightning strike amid a drenching rainstorm Tuesday sent 19 Fort Benning soldiers to the hospital.
The soldiers, who are in basic training, were on their last day of a field exercise and preparing to head back to their barracks because of the weather.
The soldiers were injured even after they spread out as a precaution against lightning, Fort Benning spokeswoman Monica Manganaro said.
www.usatoday.com /weather/storms/2005-08-17-soldiers-lightning_x.htm?csp=34   (177 words)

 DefendAmerica News - Profile Article
FORT BENNING, Ga., Dec. 19, 2003 -- High above the eastern Alabama countryside, the deafening roar of a C-130's engines drowns out the instructor's urgent commands.
Chandler faced many challenges and trials during the course of his airborne training revolution, but none so rigorous as the medical boards he faced to stay on active duty.
Kirk Rice, commanding officer of Marine Detachment Fort Benning, pins on Sgt. Christopher Chandler's jump wings during the drop zone graduation ceremony.
www.defendamerica.mil /profiles/dec2003/pr121903a.html   (964 words)

 Fort Benning
Fort Benning is known as the Home of the Infantry.
Fort Bragg was originally supposed to get the Infantry School, but ended up with artillery instead.
In 1963, the 11th Air Assault Division was formed at Fort Benning to test battlefield uses of helicopters.
www.fortbenningalinkaway.com /mwr/installation.htm   (1968 words)

 Music Blaring from Fort Benning Bothers Protesters Near Post
With a larger-than-expected first-day crowd at the annual protest of an institute at Fort Benning, tensions amped up Saturday after the Army and protesters engaged in a day of electronic and legal jousting.
And, for the first time in the 14-year history of the protest, gas masks were at the ready, affixed to legs of Columbus police officers and Muscogee County sheriff's deputies.
McDowell said the four arrived at Fort Benning's Interstate 185 checkpoint and identified themselves as protesters.
www.commondreams.org /headlines03/1123-08.htm   (861 words)

 Fort Benning Video
This video is 60+ minutes long and even though it is of 1/19th and 2/58th, it still captures all the excitement of being at Fort Benning to see any class of our Nation's newest infantry soldiers graduate "Basic Training".
This is a new production of the Alpha Co, 1/19th INF "Turning Blue" ceremony at Fort Benning, Georgia, which I taped on 6-May-2004.
At Fort Benning, where many soldiers attend basic training, there is a ceremony the day before graduation called Turning Blue.
www.sonicvideo.com /fortbenning.html   (548 words)

 TROY - Benning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Fort Benning is the largest TROY campus in the Southeast Region and was established in 1976.
Its location is in the growing Tri-Communities of Fort Benning, Columbus, Georgia and Phenix City, Alabama.
The Fort Benning campus offers a variety of in-class programs to those located on Fort Benning and the surrounding areas.
www.tsufb.edu   (195 words)

 Fort Benning, GA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Armed Forces Network : Installations : Army : Fort Benning, GA Military Writers
For over 50 years, the "Infantry Band" has taken great pride in entertaining the soldiers, military families, and civilians of the Ft. Benning, Columbus, and Phenix City communities.
Fort Benning's Morale, Welfare & Recreation Web Site.
www.armedforces.net /directory/Installations/Army/Fort_Benning__GA   (691 words)

 Fort Benning, Georgia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
If you are assigned to Fort Benning and plan to transition through Fort Benning, please review the " Retirement Outprocessing Checklist " provided to ensure you have all documents and actions completed before outprocessing.
Fort Benning is striving to place all single soldiers in their own semi-private rooms which can be decorated to taste.
Benning Protestant Women of the Chapel (PWOC) 2003-2004 Join us at Custer Terrace Chapel on Thursdays from 09:30 to 11:45.
www.militaryse.com /US_Army/Installations/Fort_Benning__Georgia/more28.html   (2031 words)

 Fort Benning book, Southeast Archaeological Center, National Park Service
FORT BENNING: THE LAND AND THE PEOPLE tells the human story of the hundreds of generations who lived on the grounds of the U.S. Army post
This richly-illustrated book is the first complete record of the many archeological and historical studies conducted on Fort Benning, located in west Georgia and east Alabama.
As supplies last, copies of the book can be obtained by contacting: Dr. Chris Hamilton, Cultural Resource Manager/Coordinator for Native American Affairs, U.S. Army Infantry Center Directorate of Public Works, Attn: ATZB-PWN-P, Fort Benning, GA 31905; phone 706/545-2377; e-mail: hamiltonc@benning.army.mil.
www.cr.nps.gov /seac/benpopvl.htm   (133 words)

 Fort Benning, Georgia
Fort Benning is the home of the United States Army School of the Americas, or SOA.
Each November, SOA Watch organizes a protest at Fort Benning, Georgia.
Join us in November at Fort Benning, Georgia.
www.toppun.com /SOA/Fort_Benning_Georgia.htm   (459 words)

 Columbus Ga and Fort Benning Real Estate Relocation
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Whether you are looking for a home next month because of a corporate move, or getting transferred to Fort Benning 18 months from now let The Team of Steve Freeman and Mary Ellen Vernie assist you with your real estate needs.
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 Hogtied and Abused at Fort Benning
On Sunday, November 23, I took part in a nonviolent civil disobedience action at Fort Benning, GA, to protest the U.S. Army┬┤s School of the Americas (SOA, now called the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation -- WHISC)
Shortly after more than two dozen of us entered Fort Benning and were arrested, US Military Police took us to a warehouse on the base for “processing.” I was directed to a station for an initial search, where a woman soldier began shouting at me to look straight ahead and spread my legs.
I turned to ask her why she was shouting at me and was ordered to keep my mouth shut, look straight ahead, and spread my legs wider.
www.commondreams.org /views03/1127-01.htm   (734 words)

 New Template   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is part of what is fondly called the tri-city community consisting of Fort Benning;
There are six elementary schools and one middle school at Fort Benning and they are part of the Georgia/Alabama School District.
We provide a wide variety of experiences for students and are committed to offering top quality programs for children living on post.
www.am.dodea.edu /Pages/Profiles/GeorgiaAlabama/Benning/ftbenning.htm   (130 words)

 Ft Benning Airborne, Ranger, Infantry Gifts : CafePress.com
These and our other quality Cafepress products feature distinctive landmarks from the Fort Benning/Columbus, GA area.
Collect all of these memorable images of the Jump Towers, Ranger Memorial, Doughboy Stadium, and the Follow Me statue at Fort Benning as well as the architectural marvel of the Riverwalk and the captivating Prayer Tower at North Highland Assembly of God.
Collect these beautiful coasters of Fort Benning and Columbus, Georgia...hang them, make a mosaic, decorate your kitchen...or give them as gorgeous souvenirs of the area!
www.cafepress.com /benningimages   (170 words)

 Fed Page - Event Detail
Event Description: This is an event for the personnel at Fort Benning and other related contractors.
This event will take place at The Officer's Club.
This is a free event and complimentary refreshments will be served.
www.fedpage.com /Event.asp?EventID=2066   (36 words)

 Fort Benning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Noncommissioned Officer Academy (NCOA) - "Henry Caro" - Fort Benning, Georgia
Time Warner Cable Fort Benning - Fort Benning, Georgia
Naval Reserve Center Columbus, GA 414 4th Street Columbus, Georgia.
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 SOA Watch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Nov.20 Update from Fort Benning, Georgia - 11/20/05
This years' Vigil at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia (November 18-20) was the largest gathering to close the School of the Americas to date.
The US Army School of Americas (SOA), based in Fort Benning, Georgia, trains Latin American security personnel in combat, counter-insurgency, and counter-narcotics.
www.soaw.org /new   (1572 words)

 Fort Benning South News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Local news for Fort Benning South, GA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
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 Fort Benning MWR | Maps
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Note: On-going improvements and related construction have temporarily closed the I-185 entrance to Fort Benning.
Entry may be gained to post through Benning Road or Custer Road 24-hours per day.
www.benningmwr.com /maps.htm   (41 words)

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