Sgt. Sherese Nicole McNair recently received a Purple Heart for injuries sustained during combat operations in Iraq in April 2011.
America's newest veterans are filing for disability benefits at a historic rate, claiming to be the most medically and mentally troubled generation of former troops the nation has ever seen.
Frank Cochran Drive runs between U.S. 84 in Hinesville and Gulick Avenue in the heart of Stewart's garrison area, crossing E.G. Miles Parkway and Fort Stewart's Gate 8.
WASHINGTON - More than 1,600 museums across the country will offer free admission to active-duty military personnel and their families this summer in a program that has more than doubled in size since 2010.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Uncle Sam may not want you after all.
FORT STEWART, Ga. – Officials with the Army's Forces Command and Installation Management Commands, as well as division and garrison commanders from five installations across the nation, amassed on Fort Stewart, Ga., May 16, to attend the second of three slated joint FORSCOM and IMCOM Installation Management Mini-Rehearsal of Concept Drills.
Part of the Army's plan to reduce its active duty force from 570,000 to 490,000 includes new re-enlistment guidelines that tell commanders to keep only the best soldiers, said Col. Kevin Milton, U.S. Army Garrison commander for Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.
In February 2011, Marine Lance Cpl. Andrew Carpenter was shot and killed while on patrol in Afghanistan.
Fort Stewart officials believe they can meet an ordered reduction in civilian force without layoffs, according to Col. Kevin Milton, Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield garrison commander.
Applications are being accepted by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for a new program designed to help unemployed veterans 35 to 60 years old.
FORT STEWART, Ga. – Company commanders were measured on their ability to coordinate indirect fire, close combat attacks and close air support for light-infantry soldiers on a simulated battlefield as part of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Divisions first fire coordination exercise.
FORT STEWART, Ga. – When Staff Sgt. Samuel Nay was asked how far his infantry squad has to walk on the average combat mission, he answered honestly: the distance is unlimited. He didn't hold back when asked about the weight of each soldier's combat gear, either-70 pounds-or how much wearing the gear raises a soldier's perception of the environmental temperature; he said you add about 15 degrees to the actual temperature and that's how it feels.
FORT STEWART, Ga. - Fort Stewart is moving more than 200 injured and sick soldiers into new barracks designed to help their recovery.
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Hunter Army Airfield, GA