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.
WASHINGTON, April 15, 2013 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has eliminated the Distinguished Warfare Medal, DOD officials announced today.
The Rotary Club of Hinesville on Tuesday recognized Spc. April Walters as its soldier of the month.
FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHANK, Afghanistan - Medics from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, recently received hands-on training on splinting and casting on Forward Operating Base Shank, Logar Province, Afghanistan.
CAMP MAIWAND, Afghanistan - Ten Afghan soldiers from the unit responsible for the security of Camp Maiwand, Logar Province, Afghanistan, participated in training April 2 to improve their entry-control-point procedures at the home base's main entry point.