The first two women to successfully complete the Army Ranger School course graduated in front of friends and family on August 21, 2015 in Georgia. (Video courtesy of the U.S. Army, produced by Natalie Fertig/McClatchy)
While 1st Sgt. Jeffery Valentine was a staff sergeant and instructor with the 4th Ranger Training Brigade in 2005, he volunteered to be body-cast as an historic soldier museum figure to be displayed at the new National Infantry Museum and Soldier
Staff Sgt. John Joss is one of the four active-duty Army soldiers who is about to compete in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. As a result of an ambush in Iraq, he lost a portion of his leg in 2007. But he decided to keep serving. Joss
For Michael McPhail, a sergeant first class in the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, going to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games is a “personal redemption."McPhail won 9th place in his first Olympics in London in 2012, but he was unsatisfied with the result. A
As the youngest Olympian from U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit in Fort Benning, Spc. Dan Lowe, 23, will compete in two events - air rifle and 3-position rifle - at the Rio Olympic Games. His goal for his first Olympic Game in Rio is to have a performan
Sgt. 1st Class Glenn Eller is going back to the Olympic Games for the fifth time. He is the first American man in the shotgun discipline to make five Olympic games. Eller started his Olympic journey in 2000 and won his first gold medal in Beijing’
During a Monday morning press conference at Fort Benning, Patrick Murphy, the acting secretary of the United States Army, stressed the importance of meeting standards for both men and women seeking to serve in different military occupational speci
For the last two years, Army Reservist Capt. Robert Killian, an elite endurance athlete, has watched other soldiers raise the pistols after winning the David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition. This year it was Killian and his partner, Pennsylv
Maj. Lisa Jaster became the third woman to graduate from Ranger School after completing the course she first started in April. Capt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver attended Friday's graduation after finishing the course in August.
Members of Georgia's congressional delegation met with Fort Benning officials Thursday afternoon to discuss the impact of cuts at Fort Benning. After the meetings, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves and U.S. Rep. Austin Scott answer
U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop joined other members of Congress Wednesday in hosting a Military Family Summit at the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center in Columbus. Bishop, who co-chairs the Congressional Military Family Caucus with U.S. Rep.
Capt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver spoke at a press conference on Aug. 20 about their journey as the first females to successfully complete Ranger school, the U.S. Army's elite training and leadership school. The women reflected on being