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1 Soldier Killed, 7 Injured in Fort Bragg Training Exercise

Staff Sgt. Alexander P. Dalida, 32, of Dunstable, Massachusetts, was killed during the exercise

1/1Screen Shot 2017-09-14 at 9.07.23 PM Show Caption Hide Caption FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A training exercise involving demolitions killed one special operations soldier and injured seven others at the Army’s largest base, Thursday September 14th, just a day after 15 Marines were hurt in a fire while training in California. The soldiers were taken to several hospitals, including…

Soldier of the Week

SGT Lamar Anderson serving at Fort Benning

1/1SGT LAMAR ANDERSON Show Caption Hide Caption A man seeking opportunity only this country can provide left his home of Jamaica as a young man then joined the U.S. Army. Sergeant E-5 Lamar Anderson took his one station unit training at Fort Benning  back in 2012. Since then he has risen through the ranks while attending the basic leaders course…

Military Youth Eligible to Receive $10,000

2018 Military Child of the Year® Award

1/22017 MCOY Award Group Shot Medium Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption Youth in military families ages 13 to 18 nationally are eligible to receive a $10,000 cash award, a trip to the nation’s capital, donated gifts, and a tremendous bullet for their college applications.  This is what recipients of the Operation Homefront 2018 Military Child of…

Fort Benning Schedule for Tuesday September 12th

All mission-essential personnel are to report during normal duty hours.

1/1IMG_5837 Show Caption Hide Caption FORT BENNING, Ga. – Fort Benning is scheduled to resume normal operations Tuesday September 12th. All mission-essential personnel are to report during normal duty hours. Everyone else is instructed to report no later than 1 p.m. Personnel should contact their director or immediate supervisor for clarification. All Access Control Points will operate under the normal…

National Infantry Museum Lands on List of World’s Must-See Military Museums

1/1National Infantry Museum Show Caption Hide Caption Columbus, Georgia – September 6, 2017: The National Infantry Museum is one of 12 military museums around the world that CNN Travel says every military enthusiast should visit. In an article published online September 5, CNN Travel writer Miquel Ros notes that since “the history of warfare is intertwined with that of mankind,”…

White House To Issue Guidance On Transgender Military Ban

MILITARY TRANSGENDER BAN TO BEGIN WITHIN 6 MONTHS

The White House will send guidance to the Pentagon on President Donald Trump’s transgender military ban — including instructions to reject reject transgender applicants — “in coming days,” The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday night, citing unnamed US officials familiar with the matter. Among the memo’s directions: The military is to stop admitting transgender people; and for current transgender troops,…

A New Confederate Monument set for Dedication in Alabama

It honors soldiers who were killed in the Civil War and whose bodies didn't make it home to their families.

1/1Screen Shot 2017-08-23 at 10.39.00 PM Show Caption Hide Caption As confederate monuments and statues come down across the country, a new one is about to be unveiled in southern Alabama. The “Unknown Alabama Confederate Soldiers” monument sits in Confederate Veterans Memorial Park in Crenshaw County south of Montgomery. It honors soldiers who were killed in war and whose bodies…

Multiple Fort Benning Drill Sergeants are Suspended Following Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

A female trainee reported she had been sexually assaulted by a drill instructor.

1/1Screen Shot 2017-08-23 at 9.09.39 PM Show Caption Hide Caption Multiple Fort Benning Drill Sergeants are suspended following allegations of a sexual assault and sexual misconduct involving instructors and trainees.   A female trainee reported she had been sexually assaulted by a drill instructor. Army criminal investigators began their probe and the case got bigger when they discovered additional allegations of sexual misconduct…

Soldier of The Week

SFC TIMOTHY M. HOBBS JR.

1/1Screen Shot 2017-08-23 at 5.37.37 PM Show Caption Hide Caption Military health care has come a long way over the years and it takes good people like our soldier of the week to make that happen.   Sergeant First Class Timothy  M. Hobbs Junior serves as a platoon sergeant in Bravo Company at the 14th combat support hospital. SFC Hobbs…

Us Officials: Navy 7th Fleet Commander To Be Removed

COMMANDER OF NAVAL FLEET TO BE RELIEVED OF DUTY FOLLOWING COLLISIONS

The commander of the Navy’s 7th Fleet will be dismissed after a series of warship accidents in the Pacific this year, two U.S. officials said Wednesday. One official said that Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin was being removed because of the leadership’s loss of confidence in his ability to command. Both officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not…