Military News

Soldier of The Week SSG Coombs

A Fort Benning Army troop with ten years in is recognized as the Soldier of the Week. Staff Sergeant Mark Coombs entered the army as a cavalry scout. He currently serves Uncle Sam as a senior drill sergeant with Echo…

2019 Best Ranger Competition Winners

A team from the 101st airborne division from Fort Campbell, Kentucky earned the title of “Best Rangers” during an awards ceremony at the maneuver center of excellence headquarters today at Fort Benning. Captains John Bergman and Michael Rose of team…

Soldier of The Week, Major Byron Greene

An Army major with a large collection of overseas assignments is the Columbus Rotary Club's soldier of the week. Major Byron Greene, who hails from California, began his army career as a military police officer in 2004. He's served as…

Liberty Jump Team Inspires Young Fort Benning Troops

It's been many years since some members of the Liberty Jump Team, a non profit airborne demonstration group, got ready to jump onto Fort Benning's Fryar drop zone. Some of these former members of…

Soldier of the Week

It takes a troop with special qualifications to become a military police officer and that is where the soldier of the week comes in. Staff Sergeant Anthony Powers  currently serves in the military police traffic investigation section of the 209th…

Fort Benning Armor Training Facility Construction

You don't just jump in a tank and take off. It takes some indoor class room time and that's what construction workers are trying to arrange right now for Armor students on Fort Benning.…

Soldier Of The Week CSM Lewis

Command Sergeant Major Christopher Lewis originally from Foxboro, Massachusetts entered the Army in June 1987 at Fort Benning. After Basic training and airborne school he was assigned to the storied 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Besides Airborne…