15 inducted into Ft. Benning’s Ranger Hall of Fame

15 inducted into Ft. Benning’s Ranger Hall of Fame

FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) - Veterans were honored for their service Thursday at Fort Benning as they were inducted into the Ranger Hall of Fame.

The Hall of Fame was formed to honor and preserve the spirit and contributions of America's most extraordinary U.S. Army Ranger.

The ceremony took place at the Marshall Auditorium on base, and 15 names were among those inducted, including one honorary inductee.

"Our armed forces and leading the point, the Rangers have been there in the forefront, the Ranger community," said inductee Robert S. Poydasheff. "They are everything, they serve not for reward, they served not for glory, but for our families."

A nominee for the honor must be deceased or separated retired active military service for at least three years.

They also must have served in a Ranger unit in combat or be a successful graduate of the U.S. Army Ranger School.

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