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Vaughn serves as co-editor of new book 'Boys of Benning'
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He ascended to the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army and served two tours of duty in VietnamNow local resident and popular Southern Standard columnist Thomas B. Vaughn has served as co-editor of a critically acclaimed book called “The Boys of Benning.”The book, released earlier this year, is a compilation of stories from class of 1962 graduates of Infantry Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Ga. It was during a reunion in March 2012 the idea began to write a book.“My classmates are masters at the art of delegation so they asked me to do it,” said Vaughn. “It’s not a bunch of war stories. It’s mostly about our lives before, during and after military service.