Many people will be celebrating by grilling out or maybe even heading out to the lake for some fun in the sun. But for some families, they will be celebrating for the true meaning – remembering the lives they lost.
U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) and Ryan McCarthy, Secretary of the Army, visited Fort Benning on Wednesday, April 29, to observe COVID-19 response protocols and risk mitigation techniques in training.
“The intent is to modify the culture in the Army and to really try to create warrior athletes who have that physical strength, agility to perform any number of tasks, some combat related, some not combat related."
Next week, a potentially large group will gather at Fort Benning to protest the former School of the Americas, on the 30th anniversary of an event that prompted the annual rallies: the Central American University massacre.
John Ring is raising awareness about different issues that veterans face. For example, he said 22 vets commit suicide every day. Now he’s hoping his journey across the country can help make a difference.
Hundreds of people gathered for Dontrell Williams' funeral service. It was standing room only at the church. Then, at Fort Mitchell National Cemetery, dozens stood by with tears in their eyes as the Williams received his military honors.
A report released by the office of the Army Inspector General shows that a majority of families living on Army bases are dissatisfied with their living conditions and would move off-base, if they could afford it.
Soldiers with the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade on Fort Benning is preparing for intense combat situations that could arise as they advise our foreign partners. We had the chance recently to go behind the scenes during their training.