Military News

Some Fort Benning Soldiers Have Strep Throat

Here is Fort Benning's Official statement: Fort Benning is aware of the four cases of A Streptococcus also known as Strep with Initial Entry Training Soldiers (IET). These particular cases were complications of Strep infection and should be characterized as…

Soldier Killed in Combat Immortalized on Fort Benning

It's an uncommon honor for a super soldier killed in the line of duty. Fort Benning's 3rd Squadron 1st, Security Force Assistance Brigade has named their new headquarters building after a fallen comrade. Building…

Soldier of The Week

Senior NCO's lead the way training the troops at Fort Benning and that's where the soldier of the week comes in. Sergeant First Class Morgan Wallace trained as an armor crewman when he first entered the army in 2006. Since…

Local Students Nominated To Attend United States Service Academies

United States Senator, Richard Shelby of Alabama, announced today that he has nominated 50 students from Alabama to attend United States service academies, including one student from Russell County and two students from Lee County. Evan Dunkle of Phenix City…

Soldier Of The Week

The state of Georgia has produced some mighty fine army troops. This time the soldier of the week hails from Savannah, Georgia where he entered the army already armed with some marksmanship skills. Sergeant Anthony Heinauer began his army career…

Wreaths Across America At Fort Benning

  Wreaths Across America began in 1992 and is now observed the 3rd Saturday in December at about 1,400 Cemeteries across the nation and now at Fort Benning. Before wreaths are put in place,…

Christmas at Riverside On Fort Benning

Hundreds of Army families are filled with the holiday spirit after taking part in Christmas at Riverside. Riverside is where Fort Benning's Commanding General, Gary Brito lives. The Commander invited everyone over Thursday December…