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.
CAMP MAIWAND, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Samuel Caffrey, a Hastings, Pa., native and an armament repairer with Company B, 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, trained Afghan national-army soldiers April 16 on how to disassemble and reassemble the M4 and M16 rifle, the M249 squad automatic weapon and the M240B machine gun at Camp Maiwand, Afghanistan.
SAVANNAH - He's represented Coastal Georgia residents at the federal level for 20 years, and now Rep. Jack Kingston is vying for the U.S. Senate in 2014.
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky., May 2, 2013 - For almost 12 miles, he has been carrying about 35 pounds of gear. He sees a clock in the near distance with red digital numerals closing in on the three-hour mark, the time limit for the near half-marathon march. He wants to sprint to the finish line, but his face winces with every right step taken. His breaths are heavy, and pain can be heard with each inhale.
The Liberty Independent Troop is hosting a ribbon cutting for its new museum at 11 a.m. May 4 at 100 Commerce St. in Hinesville.
FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHANK, Afghanistan - Just weeks after the 703rd Maintainers' transfer-of-responsibility ceremony, soldiers from the Task Force Maintain sling-load team, 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, work hard to ensure the supply needs within the Vanguard Brigade are met in Wardak and Logar provinces, Afghanistan.
"Life is like a game of tennis, and you are the tennis ball being bounced back and forth between the events in your life. Sometimes, it is a playful volley, and you just bounce through your normal day doing the best you can to keep up. And other times, bam - something in your life hits you like a racquet with a vengeance. You hold on for dear life as you race through space, gritting your teeth in anticipation for the next slam.
ATLANTA - A winning Georgia Lottery instant ticket with a multi-million dollar top prize recently was sold in Liberty County. Hinesville Station, at 1046 W. Oglethorpe Highway, sold the Millionaire Jumbo Bucks ticket worth $2.5 million.
CAMP PHOENIX, Afghanistan – The 731st Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) team traveled from Camp Phoenix to the eastern border of Wardak province to provide counterimprovised explosive device support for a meeting between International Security Assistance Force and Afghan government officials April 20, 2013.
More than 220 members of communities surrounding Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield attended Monday's community listening session at Club Stewart, with most responding to rumors that the installation could lose up to 8,000 soldiers.
Another 3rd ID soldier has died from injuries sustained in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Monday.
More than 100 family members of eight 3rd Infantry Division soldiers took part in a tree-dedication ceremony Thursday morning. Six of the eight soldiers honored with living memorials were assigned to the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade at Hunter Army Airfield.
The U.S. Army Reserve will celebrate its 105th birthday April 23. To honor the Reserve and its support for the total force and the nation, Mayor Jim Thomas signed a proclamation Wednesday morning, designating April 23 as Army Reserve Day.
The term BRAC, or base realignment and closure, is familiar to many of us, especially military families and those living in proximity to military bases.
Soldiers and members of the community joined more than 30 "Gold Star" family members Thursday morning at Fort Stewart's Main Post Chapel for a candlelight vigil for America's fallen service members.
Col. Kevin Gregory, U.S. Army Garrison commander for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, reported to the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce during its Progress Through People Luncheon on Thursday at Connection Church.
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.
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