COLUMBUS - A new dormitory is being opened at a county jail in west Georgia for inmates who are military veterans.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are expected to visit Fort Stewart on Friday, but don't count on getting to see him, unless you're being invited.
SAVANNAH - Military officials say an Army helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah.
KABUL,Afghanistan(AP) - Washington has pledged in a newly agreed strategic pact to help defendAfghanistanmilitarily for at least a decade after the country formally takes control of its own security, an Afghan official said Monday.
Friday morning's dreary weather fit the somber mood of the occasion. The overcast skies even shed a few teardrops on the family members and friends who gathered at Warriors Walk to remember Sgt. Timothy Conrad and Sgt. Joshua Born, both killed in Afghanistan Feb. 23 while serving with the 385th Military Police Battalion. Two Eastern Redbud trees and a small gray monument now represent Conrad and Born at Warriors Walk, bringing the number of trees ...
Fort Stewart, GA - Volunteers of the Third Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield have long set the standard for service to the military community. They are found working in Army agencies, private organizations and Family readiness groups. Volunteers help people and services connect. Volunteers provide caring, professional support and patriotic service to Soldiers and Families. They are the very heart and soul of the programs they serve. The gift of their skills, professional ...
Fort Stewart, GA - Dropped off into an unknown location with only a map and a compass, 32 teams of more than 300 Soldiers tested their proficiency against enemy detection and their willpower to undergo more than 18 miles of grueling reconnaissance tasks, April 10-11. The 36-hour mission upheld a long-standing Army tradition as Troopers with the 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, strived for their chance to ...
Fort Stewart, GA - In Spc. Alexander Stocker's opinion, the best place to ride in the M1200 Armored Knight is the turret. "That's where a lot of the cool stuff happens," Spc. Stocker said. "You can lase targets and get target data within one meter of accuracy. And, the guys down below can see what I see … on a monitor." Specialist Stocker, a forward observer with Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry ...
The White House Press office announced Friday afternoon that President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama will visit troops, veterans and military families at Fort Stewart on April 27. The president last visited the Coastal Empire area in March 2010 when he landed in Air Force One at Hunter Army Airfield, delivered a speech at Savannah Technical College and toured other businesses in the area.
SAVANNAH - Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., headlined the fourth annual Veterans Services Forum on Monday at Armstrong Atlantic State University's Armstrong Center.
The Warrior Transition Battalion welcomed a new senior noncommissioned officer Friday during a ceremony at Marne Garden. After six months without a command sergeant major, the WTB now is under the guidance of Command Sgt. Maj. James E. King, who has nearly 30 years of military service, composed of both active-duty and National Guard experience. Most recently, he served as the command sergeant major for Joint Task Force 781with the Georgia National Guard Chemical, Biological, ...
FORT STEWART, Ga. – Three soldiers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division head to an All-Army competition this week to prove their engineering expertise during the 2012 Best Sapper Competition at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.
FORT STEWART, Ga. – Teamwork and a competitive spirit invaded the obstacle course on Fort Stewart, Ga., April 12, as spouses of soldiers with 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, competed in the squadron's spouse spur ride event.
FORT STEWART, Ga. – It is often rumored that the Army has more ships than the Navy. However the numbers play out, the ships the Army does have are vital to the force's mission, allowing for the rapid transport of soldiers and supplies to areas they're needed via the oceans of the world. Two Army vessels played a pivotal role, April 11-12, in a waterborne mission readiness exercise for "Maintainers" with the 703rd Brigade Support ...
SAVANNAH - Authorities say a U.S. Army Ranger assigned to a Georgia base has died in an enemy attack in Afghanistan.
Four more eastern redbud trees have been planted at Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk, bringing the total number of living monuments to 457. The newly planted trees memorialize the service of four 3rd Infantry Division soldiers, who were honored in a formal ceremony Thursday morning.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill creating a state task force to investigate how the state can coordinate services to better assist servicemembers discharged under conditions other than dishonorable.
A May 14 Department of Defense news release announced Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's directive that furloughs will begin for DoD civilians after July 8. Fort Stewart Public Affairs Officer Kevin Larson confirmed that civilian personnel managers at Stewart are preparing for the furloughs but noted that details had to be worked out locally.
A request for specific intelligence software that was later rescinded by the requestor, Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams, commander of the 3rd Infantry Division and Regional Command-South in Afghanistan, received an official explanation Thursday from an Army spokesman at the Pentagon.
WASHINGTON, May 14, 2013 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced today that he has signed a memorandum directing defense managers to prepare to furlough most Defense Department civilian employees for up to 11 days between July 8 and the Sept. 30 end of the fiscal year.
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - In an effort to maintain a well balanced team, the 3rd Sustainment Brigade's master resiliency trainer, Capt. Dana Cook, provided a wellness workshop for deployed soldiers at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, on May 3.
Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Clark Alexander will present a program on threats to the Georgia Coast in an "Evening @ Skidaway" reception and lecture Tuesday, May 21, on the campus of Skidaway Institute, 10 Ocean Science Circle in Savannah.
The Gum Branch home of a Fort Stewart soldier and his family was heavily damaged Thursday night by fire. The family and their pets made it out OK but lost most of their belongings.
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