Fort Benning

Fort Benning

Auburn High to host welcome home ceremony for Vietnam veterans

Guests for 6 p.m. CST Thursday event in the performing arts building on Samford Avenue include Medal of Honor recipients retired U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie Adkins, and retired U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. James Livingston, recalling their service in the war and Joe Galloway, a war correspondent and co-author of the 1992 book, “We Were Soldiers Once…and Young” will deliver the keynote address.

Benning officials respond to Reuters report on lead-based paint issues

Fort Benning officials and the private firm that manages the nearly 5,000 on-post residences have begun to fight back in the wake of a damaging national media report on lead-based paint issues in older homes and the health impact on children.