The 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team cased its unit colors in a formal ceremony Tuesday at Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field. The Raider Brigade is heading for Afghanistan.
FORT BENNING - A team from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit has won an international sniper competition.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) - A U.S. agent who investigated the massacre of 16 civilians in southern Afghanistan earlier this year recounted the livid reaction from local villagers and said Wednesday that it was weeks before American forces could visit the crime scenes less than a mile from a remote base.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - U.S. Army prosecutors offered the first details of a rare criminal case against a general, alleging in a military hearing Monday that he committed sex-related crimes involving four female officers and a civilian.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) - Staff Sgt. Robert Bales spent the evening on his remote outpost in southern Afghanistan with fellow soldiers, watching a movie about revenge killings, sharing whiskey from a plastic bottle and discussing an attack that cost one of their friends his leg.
SAVANNAH - Savannah's police chief is calling on witnesses to come forward after a shooting at the Coastal Empire Fair that wounded seven people, most of them teenagers.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - U.S. Army prosecutors offered the first details of a rare criminal case against a general, alleging in a military hearing Monday he committed sex crimes against five women including four subordinates and a civilian.
Liberty County Emergency Management Agency Deputy Director Larry Logan calls Superstorm Sandy a "once-in-a-lifetime" event. Director Mike Hodges said the technical term for the storm is "extra-tropical cyclone."
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division is monitoring what it calls a major spill by EPD guidelines at Hinesville/Fort Stewart's wastewater treatment plant Oct. 22-23.
SAVANNAH - An Army Ranger killed in a firefight in Afghanistan is being honored by soldiers in his Savannah-based battalion.
ATLANTA - Forecasters say gusty winds and locally heavy rain will be the main threats to the Georgia coast as Sandy surges toward the north.
HOLGUIN, Cuba - Hurricane Sandy rumbled across mountainous eastern Cuba on Thursday as a Category 2 storm, bringing heavy rains and blistering winds that ripped the roofs off homes and damaged fragile coffee and tomato crops, but caused no known fatalities on the island.
MILLEN - Archaeologists say they've unearthed timbers hidden since the Civil War which are believed to be from Confederate Camp Lawton, a stockade used to hold more than 10,000 Union prisoners.
About 100 soldiers with the 3rd Infantry Division's 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armor Brigade Combat Team, redeployed from Afghanistan on Wednesday morning.
Sgt. James Thorpe's first tour in Afghanistan was months shorter than his previous deployment to Iraq, yet for the new Army dad it still lasted nearly the lifetime of his baby girl.