Fort Benning News

A Vietnam veteran died with no family, so other vets stepped up to remember him

The community also provided the funeral home with the proper paperwork to ensure the Marine veteran got military honors at the service.

Fox NFL Sunday to broadcast live from York Field at Fort Benning

Korean War soldier, Columbus native laid to rest in Fort Benning

With evidence of Russian buildup in European foothold, US military is at the ready

Medal of Honor awarded to Sgt. Maj. John Canley, who saved fellow Marines during Vietnam battle

Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson becomes first woman to lead largest command in US Army

Annual Ft. Benning sniper competition kicks off for the eighteenth year

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Pentagon reveals cyber breach of travel records

Fort Benning Ranger arrested for rape in Auburn

Columbus native keeping the Navy wing flying with his service

Ft. Benning soldiers deliver donations to Ronald McDonald House Charities by ruck march

SPECIAL REPORT: Fort Benning officials react to lead exposure cases on post with town hall

‘Lowest level of humanity’: Man allegedly urinates on flags in veterans cemetery

  Army ranger dies in vehicle accident during training at Fort Benning

An Army Ranger died Friday during training at Fort Benning.

2018 Maneuver Warfighter Conference held at Ft. Benning

The Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCOE) at Fort Benning hosted the 2018 Maneuver Warfighter Conference Tuesday. T

  Ft. Benning soldier dies following 'apparent insider attack' in Afghanistan

A Fort Benning soldier died in Afghanistan Monday in an apparent insider attack, according to the Department of Defense.

Fort Benning to host Oktoberfest starting Oct. 19

Oktoberfest is returning to Fort Benning on October 19 – 21.

  UPDATE: Fort Benning responds to reports of lead at military housing

Fort Benning celebrates 78th National Airborne Day

Military Matters: Pay raise coming for members of the military

GA Army National Guard actively recruiting

National Infantry Museum celebrates Fourth of July with Freedom Fest

Veterans complain about waiting in line in the heat at Columbus' Veterans Services Office

  Fort Benning introduces 59th Commandant of US Army Infantry School

There is a new leader taking over the infantry school at Fort Benning. Brigadier General David M. Hodne will now serve as the 59th Commandant of the U.S. Army Infantry School after a ceremony Friday at the Benning Club Post.

Military Matters: Army reserve soldiers gear up for battle

It's said that an army is only as good as its training, which means preparing for combat is often more important than actually being in the battle itself.

Fort Benning welcomes new Commander for Airborne and Ranger Training

July 24 is a day of change at Fort Benning as the post welcomes a new Commander for Airborne and Ranger Training.

Fort Benning Family and MWR helping active duty families by giving school supplies

Fort Benning Family and MWR is hosting the annual Back to School Bash on July 27. The event will begin at 9 a.m. and last until noon

Military Matters: Young female soldiers taking charge of ammunition

There is a wonderful patriotic song from World War II called 'Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition.'

Fort Benning names 9-year-old honorary command sergeant

Eli Wilson, a 9-year-old boy with Asperger's syndrome, was named an honorary command sergeant major during his visit to Fort Benning on Thursday, July 26. According to Wayne Smith, Wilson's grandfather, Wilson strongly admires the Army and told his grandfather he wanted to meet a sergeant.