Whether you can run or walk, there’s a call out to sign up for a special event in Columbus happening to remember those killed in the September 11th attacks and in wars since. We talked to two veterans helping to organize it, while they’re rucking in honor of lost comrades.
A new book with Fort Benning stories came out around the same time the Army installation changed its name to Fort Moore, but not on purpose. The local author and her Ranger husband talked to us about the new read.
More than 400 men and women graduated a few days ago on Fort Moore from the U-S Army Basic Airborne Course. That includes a new soldier who had wings pinned on him by his jumpmaster father, after they leaped from a plane together. We spoke to both of them for this heartwarming story.
As votes continue on Capitol Hill over the debt ceiling, leaders connected to the White House are sounding the alarm about sweeping cuts impacting military veterans across the nation. News Leader 9 spoke to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs about it.
A decades-old blood donor ban was recently lifted by the Food and Drug Administration, potentially increasing the nation’s blood supply – by allowing millions more veterans to now donate. It involves those who served certain places in certain years overseas.
Fort Benning will become Fort Moore later this year. The story of the namesakes is told best by their children. News leader 9 got an exclusive tour from their kids of the East Alabama home of Lt. General Hal Moore and his wife Julie.
A century-old civil rights pioneer and war veteran in South Mississippi is sharing significant moments that have left an imprint on in the local and national community, during this Black History Month.
A special event called “Wreaths Across America” is happening across the nation on Saturday, December 17 including in the Fort Mitchell section of Fort Benning, where people have sponsored close to 10,000 wreaths to be laid on graves of our country’s fallen heroes.
Veterans Day is this Friday, but paying tribute to our military veterans doesn’t have to start or end there. Near Coastal Georgia, a national fitness event has been turned into one to honor those who defended our freedoms.
Changes are happening on Fort Benning. In a News leader 9, we sat down with the new Commanding General of the Maneuver Center of Excellence to discuss the post’s upcoming name change, training for war and much more.
A massive World War II ship has become a museum and memorial ship to the men who bravely served their country aboard it. This still fully functional ship just docked in Cincinnati for a long weekend for people to enjoy.