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Armor School names 4 buildings after dead soldiers

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - The Armor School at Fort Benning has named four new buildings after four soldiers who died in three different wars.

The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports that the new buildings are the first to be dedicated as part of the Armor School's move from Fort Knox in Kentucky to Fort Benning.

Two Vietnam War soldiers were honored: Capt. Richard V. Knight Jr. and Capt. Gerry A. Harr. Also honored were: Iraq soldier Sgt. 1st Class Jason L. Bishop and World War II commander Lt. Col. George F. Marshall.

Knight and Harr were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 46th Infantry, a unit from Fort Knox, before going to Vietnam. The 2nd Battalion, 46th Infantry, 192nd Infantry Brigade was the first unit to arrive at Fort Benning from Fort Knox.

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