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Second Transgender Recruit Joins U.S. Military

SECOND TRANSGENDER RECRUIT SIGNS UP TO JOIN U.S. MILITARY

1/1Second transgender recruit signs up to join U.S. military. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – A second transgender recruit has joined the military since president Trump’s ban was lifted. The Pentagon did not identify the person but a U.S. Defense official says the recruit has already signed a contract to joined the Armed Forces. Last year president Trump announced on…

Soldier of The Week

Captain Matthew St. Clair

1/1CPT MATTHEW ST. CLAIR Show Caption Hide Caption If you are interested in talking tanks our soldier of the week is the one to turn to. Captain Matthew St. Clair first came to Fort Benning ten years ago for basic training and officer candidate school. He was commissioned as an armor officer and proceeded to deploy to combat theaters of…

Georgia Gets Hundreds of New Jobs

Warner Robins Air Force Base will do overhaul maintenance on the C-130 airplanes flown by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.

1/1C-130 Show Caption Hide Caption Hundreds of new jobs coming to Georgia. Warner Robins air force base will do overhaul maintenance on the c-130 airplanes flown by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. That work means about 400 new jobs. The first planes begin arriving in June for the maintenance work as Warner Robbins becomes the primary maintenance hub for the…

Columbus, Georgia Native Serves Aboard U.S. Navy Ship

Dyamonde Metz Continues Family Tradition of Military Service

1/1Dyamonde Metz serves aboard U.S. Navy Ship U.S. Navy 1st Class Petty Officer and Columbus, Georgia Native Serves Aboard U.S.S. Anchorage. Show Caption Hide Caption U.S. Navy 1st Class Petty Officer and Columbus, Georgia, native Dyamonde Metz serves aboard the USS Anchorage. As the quartermaster aboard the amphibious transport dock in San Diego, California, Metz is responsible for the safe…

JROTC Cadets Receive Leadership Awards

Dothan Program Recognizes Achievement and Promotes Preparation for Military Careers

1/1Dothan Chamber Committee Presents Leadership Awards Dothan Chamber Committee Congratulates ROTC Students for Leadership and Academic Excellence. Show Caption Hide Caption The Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee honored JROTC cadets and commanders from five local area high schools for their outstanding leadership and performance during the 2017-2018 school year. The annual program recognizes cadets and their commanders and…

Congressman Hosts Service Academy Nomination Ceremony

50 Local Students Nominated to Military Academies

1/1Ferguson Congratulates Students Georgia Congressman Drew Ferguson congratulates students nominated to the military service academies classes of 2022. Show Caption Hide Caption On Friday February 9, 2018, Congressman Drew Ferguson (R-Ga.) hosted a Service Academy Nomination Ceremony at the University of West Georgia Newnan Campus to honor students who received nominations to military service academies. The ceremony honored all 50…

Soldier Of The Week

Staff Sergeant James Spruill is trained as an optical laboratory specialist.

1/1SSG James Spruill Show Caption Hide Caption   Some have an eye for all things army and that’s where our soldier of the week comes in. Staff Sergeant James Spruill is trained as an optical laboratory specialist. He serves as a master fitness trainer and platoon sergeant with the 14th combat support hospital at Fort Benning. SSG Spruill has earned…

1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Soldiers To Deploy as 1st SFAB Security Element

The task force completed a detailed training program tailored to securing an advisor team over several months at Fort Benning.

1/1US ARMY Show Caption Hide Caption Soldiers from Task Force 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, stationed at Fort Benning,will serve as the security force element to the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade during the deployment to Afghanistan in the spring of 2018. The 1st SFAB deployment was announced on January 11, 2018. “I am incredibly proud of the Soldiers selected…

Golf Carts Soon To Go On Sale At Fort Benning

The sale will be open exclusively to active duty soldiers and their spouses and retired soldiers and their spouses until 11:30am and open to the general public after that.

1/1GOLF CART SALE Show Caption Hide Caption It’s not often you find a good deal on a used golf cart but that’s what is about to happen on Fort Benning. The sale will take place  February 21st from 9 in the morning until 2 in the afternoon while supplies last at the Benning Golf course 390 Baltzell Avenue. The sale…

Secretary Of Defense James Mattis Visits Fort Benning

Secretary Mattis spoke to leaders and soldiers of the Army's newest brigade about their training and readiness for their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.

1/3SEC. MATTIS WITH FT. BENNING SOLDIERS Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3SEC. MATTIS AT FORT BENNING Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3SEC. OF DEFENSE JAMES MATTIS Show Caption Hide Caption The Secretary of Defense pays a visit to Fort Benning today. Secretary James Mattis met with the recently activated First Security Forces Brigade. We have pictures of that gathering. Secretary Mattis spoke to leaders…