Carmen Cavezza has played many important roles in the Chattahoochee Valley, including being a commanding general at Fort Benning and also serving as city manager for the city of Columbus, Georgia. Here, Cavezza reflects on first arriving in Columbus.
The Army officially named "Camp Benning" in 1918 after Henry L. Benning, a Confederate general who went on to become a lawyer, legislator and judge on the Georgia Supreme Court. Benning died in 1875 and is buried in Columbus' Linwood Cemetery.
This Fort Benning Centennial Minute, produced by Fort Benning TV, celebrates Fort Benning's 100 years of U.S. Army infantry training and leadership development at what began as Camp Benning in 1918 on land near Macon Rd. in Columbus, Georgia.
This Fort Benning Centennial Minute, produced by Fort Benning TV, relates Columbus leaders' lobbying effort to get the U.S. government to move the Army's school of infantry from Fort Sill, Oklahoma to Columbus, Georgia, creating a new training camp.
Historic Linwood Foundation is hosting it's 22nd Annual Fall Ramble Thursday, Oct. 18. Tickets are available at the Historic Linwood Foundation office at Linwood Cemetery. Call the Foundation office at 706-321-8285 for more information.
This Centennial Minute, produced by Fort Benning TV, looks at the role Fort Benning has played in the movies, including films like " Green Berets" starring John Wayne and "We Were Soldiers" starring Mel Gibson.
This Fort Benning Centennial Minute, produced by Fort Benning TV, takes at the relocation of the U.S. Armor School to Fort Benning as part of the Base Realignment And Closure(BRAC) process and the creation of the Maneuver Center of Excellence.
This Fort Benning Centennial Minute, produced by Fort Benning TV, looks at how 100 years after being established Fort Benning has become the U.S. Army's Maneuver Center of Excellence, training infantry and armor soldiers for their roles.
This Fort Benning Centennial Minute, produced by Fort Benning TV, takes a look at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation(WHINSEC). Founded in 2001, WHINSEC has educated and trained more than 23,000 soldiers from 36 countries.
Georgia Senator David Perdue reportedly snatched a phone from a student at the Georgia Institute of Technology when questioned on potential voter suppression on October 13. The Republican senator was visiting the campus to campaign for Brian Kemp.
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