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Doughboys face off against the Point University Skyhawks

The Fort Benning Doughboys went head to head against the Point University Skyhawks at Doughboy Stadium Sept. 18.

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / The Fort Benning Doughboys completed their second season game against the Point University Skyhawks Sept. 18 at Doughboy Stadium, finishing the game with seven points to the Skyhawks’ 33 points. “The strategy never changed throughout the game,” said Bob Risdon, head coach for the Doughboys. “We come out and try to run the

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Dexter Elementary School to begin student ambassador program

Pfc. Jamila Beloch, 1st Battalion, 10th Field Artillery Regiment, tutors students in a first grade reading class as a part of the Partners in Education program at Dexter Elementary. (Photo Credit: Danielle Wallingsford Kirkland)

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / “We met as strangers. We leave as friends.” That’s the idea behind Dexter Elementary School’s student ambassadors program, said Terri Hall, the military family life counselor. Hall has made plans to have the words adorn a banner in the school’s halls. She’s been assisting Edwina Smith, the school’s principal, with the program. The

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Recreation is #betteratbenning

Canoes, kayaks and other equipment are available to rent throughout the year at Outdoor Recreation located in Building 1707.

By Bridgett Siter, Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation / The calendar says we should be dragging sweaters from the spare closet and stocking the pantry with hot chocolate. Autumn is just around the corner, they say; fall is in the air. Who are they kidding? The thermostat says its summer, and summer is going nowhere fast. Don’t

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New child development center opens, community celebrates ribbon cutting

Columbus Cottonmouths mascot Boomer, left, Buffy Kolasheski, Brig. Gen. John Kolasheski, U.S. Army Armor School commandant, Col. Andy Hilmes, Garrison commander, and Dianne Belfield, director of the new Smith Hourly Child Development Center and the SFAC Child Development Center, along with Indianhead Child Development Center's Strong Beginnings preschool class, cut the ribbon on the new Smith Hourly Child Development Center.

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / Dozens gathered outside the new Smith Hourly Child Development Center Sept. 9 for the ribbon cutting ceremony. The Smith Hourly Child Development Center is adjacent to the Smith Fitness Center and will serve the patrons that go to the gym, said Dianne Belfield, director of the new Smith Hourly Child Development Center and

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School officials, family of McBride cut ribbon, dedicate new building

School officials and the family of Capt. Morris McBride gathered at the new McBride Elementary School Aug. 23 to cut the ribbon and rededicate the 21st century learning facility. (Photos by: Markeith Horace/MCoE PAO Photographer)

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / School officials, parents and other members of the Fort Benning community gathered Aug. 23 at McBride Elementary School for the school’s ribbon cutting and dedication. The new elementary school was rededicated to Capt. Morris McBride. Ann McBride Henderson, McBride’s widow, and Kirsten McBride Carpenter, his daughter, were in attendance. “I’m very proud. I

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