Tue., February 5, 2013 8:43am
Mayor Teresa Tomlinson and the Columbus City Council are expected to approve a resolution Tuesday opposing any reductions in the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team. The move comes a week after the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce asked residents to voice their concerns on the possible cuts.
Fri., February 1, 2013 12:02pm
An Army report says three Georgia bases could face deep cuts in soldier and civilian jobs as the Pentagon seeks to shrink the Army's ranks by 72,000 active-duty troops by 2020.
Mon., January 28, 2013 6:33am
Three new hotels are opening in the Columbus area in the coming months. Hoteliers are banking on the new whitewater course through downtown and continued business related to Fort Benning to fill the roughly 300 new rooms.
Thu., November 8, 2012 9:12am
A team from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit has won an international sniper competition. Staff Sgt. Daniel Horner and Spc. Tyler Payne bested 35 teams from around the world to be named the best sniper duo.
Tue., October 16, 2012 7:38pm
Funeral services have been held at Fort Benning for a 92-year-old veteran of three wars. Services for Command Sgt. Basil L. Plumley were held Tuesday at the Infantry Center Chapel on Fort Benning's main post. He died Oct. 10 at Columbus Hospice.
Fri., August 24, 2012 9:24am
A Georgia-based Army soldier who lost a leg while fighting in Iraq is getting ready to compete at the Paralympics in London. Sgt. 1st Class Josh Olson, an Army marksman stationed at Fort Benning, will compete in two rifle events.
Wed., August 15, 2012 10:01am
One of the Army's top generals based in Georgia is getting ready to retire. A retirement ceremony for Brig. Gen. Rodney J. Barham is scheduled for Saturday morning at the National Infantry Museum at Fort Benning.
Tue., May 29, 2012 10:00am
There are still seven spots open on the U.S. Olympic shooting team, and trials at Fort Benning could determine who fills them. The shooting team trials are to begin Friday and run through June 12 at the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit.
Mon., May 28, 2012 4:47pm
An Army Chaplain at Fort Benning is asking you to stop and take a moment to remember those who have given their lives for their country
Thu., April 26, 2012 2:43pm
Its soldiers fought in both world wars and in Vietnam, and now the Army's 47th Infantry Regiment is getting a stone monument placed outside the National Infantry Museum in west Georgia. A dedication ceremony was scheduled Thursday at the museum on Fort Benning. Veterans of the unit raised $22,000 to place the marker at the museum's outdoor Walk of Honor.