SEATTLE (AP) - The U.S. Army said Wednesday it will seek the death penalty against the soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan villagers in a predawn rampage in March, a decision his lawyer called "totally irresponsible."
WASHINGTON - On Jan. 1, 2013, service members can expect to see an average increase of about $60 in their 2013 basic allowance for housing, Cheryl Anne Woehr, the BAH program manager, said Dec. 13.
ROME, Ga. (AP) - The state of Georgia said it is meeting federal requirements for new citizen identification cards.
About 300 3rd Infantry Division soldiers making up the trail party for the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Armor Brigade Combat Team arrived home Saturday evening. They were welcomed by family and friends, including 16 of their Wounded Warriors who sustained serious combat injuries during their deployment to Afghanistan.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Nearly three dozen soldiers are leaving an Army base near Augusta for a nine-month deployment in the Middle East.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama intends to nominate Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, currently the vice chief of staff of the Army, to succeed Marine Corps Gen. James N. Mattis as the next commander of U.S. Central Command, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta announced today.
VASSAR, Mich. - Officials say a 31-year-old soldier originally from Michigan who was deployed once to Iraq and twice to Afghanistan has died at Fort Benning, Ga.
About 200 soldiers with the 3rd Infantry Division's 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Armor Brigade Combat Team were welcomed home from Afghanistan on Tuesday in a ceremony on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field.
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans' "fiscal cliff" counteroffer to President Barack Obama hints at billions of dollars in military cuts on top of the nearly $500 billion that the White House and Congress backed last year, and even the fiercest defense hawks acknowledge that the Pentagon faces another financial hit. The proposal that House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and other Republican leaders sent to the White House this week calls for cuts of $300 billion ...
A group of Army soldiers from Fort Stewart is returning home from Afghanistan in time to spend the holiday season with their families.
WASHINGTON (AP) - It was a sneak attack, but not by the enemy they feared. U.S. Army Capts. Joshua Lawrence and Drew Russell were inside a small command post on an Afghan army base, wrapping up a long day of coordinating the safe arrival of nearly 100 Afghan religious and tribal leaders for a peace conference at a nearby palace. Darkness had fallen. Some of their fellow soldiers had retired for the evening. Two stood ...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A military judge has been thrown off the Fort Hood deadly shooting case after an appeals court found that his treatment of the suspect, including an order to have the man forcibly shaved, indicated a lack of impartiality.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The debate over how many U.S. troops will remain in Afghanistan after 2014 comes down to risky business.
Women are not shaped like men. With female soldiers taking a greater combat role, the Army now is field-testing new body armor that is designed to better fit women.
A current 3rd Infantry Division soldier and a former soldier were killed during the weekend in what civilian law-enforcement investigators are calling a domestic dispute.
Mayor Jim Thomas said he and other political and business leaders traveled to Washington, D.C., last week to express their concerns about the affect sequestration has on Coastal Georgia's military communities.
Some residents living near Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield began having problems with their garage-door remote-control devices in April, right after the installation made changes to its radio equipment.
About 130 soldiers with the 3rd Infantry Division's 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team arrived home from Afghanistan late Thursday afternoon. Many of them were coming home a few months before the end of the scheduled nine-month combat tour.
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - Soldiers from the 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, hosted the re-opening of the Task Force Vanguard Wounded Warrior Center on May 4 at Bagram Air Field.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday that the management of the Georgia Military Affairs Coordinating Committee will return to the state as part of the strategic Defense Initiative that got under way late last year.
Maj. Gen. John M. Murray will take command of the 3rd Infantry Division later this summer, according to a Monday release by the chief of staff of the Army.
WASHINGTON, June 11, 2013 - Sequestration and the need for another base closure and realignment commission headlined Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's testimony before the Senate Appropriations Committee's defense subcommittee today.
A new garrison commander takes over on Hunter Army Airfield Wednesday.
The Pentagon today announced that Maj. Gen. John M. Murray will replace Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams as commander of the 3rd Infantry Division on Fort Stewart.
On the road to strengthening the area's economic vitality, Liberty County leaders last week acknowledged that workforce weaknesses could be hampering industrial growth. They have created a task force to face the concerns.
During Thursday's special meeting for the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee, members agreed to continue plans and discussions for a fundraising event to raise money and awareness for the Veterans Memorial Walk at Bryant Commons.
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