LUDOWICI, Ga. (AP) - Four Army soldiers based in southeast Georgia killed a former comrade and his girlfriend to protect an anarchist militia group they formed that stockpiled assault weapons and plotted a range of anti-government attacks, prosecutors told a judge Monday.
The soldier killed in a Friday motorcycle accident just outside Fort Stewart has been identified.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Isaac will bring the threat of flooding and tornadoes to the southwest corner of Georgia.
A Fort Stewart soldier was charged with DUI, leaving the scene of an accident and reckless driving after he rolled his Jeep several times Saturday night and drove off when the vehicle landed right-side-up.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. - Through musical portrayals of a soldier's initial Army enlistment, basic combat training and the rigors of overseas deployments, the U.S. Army Soldier Show aims to convey intimate messages of resilience, perseverance, bravery and mental toughness.
Fort Stewart and Hinesville stand to lose 7,000 defense-related jobs if sequestration takes effect Jan. 2, 2013, warned Georgia's senior U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss on Monday during a visit to the MidCoast Regional Airport.
Fort Stewart, Ga. - The morning of Aug. 14, most Fort Stewart Soldiers were carrying on with daily activities as if it was a normal �Marne� work day. Soldiers all over post were preparing. Whether they were preparing for missions or for training, it was not the case for all Soldiers on Fort Stewart. The Soldiers of the 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, would not be participating in ...
Fort Stewart, Ga. - Can you imagine being wounded in combat with no certified medics nearby? This could be a Soldiers worst nightmare. Soldiers assigned to Troop A, 5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, have taken matters into their own hands by conducting a Combat Life Saver refresher course, Aug 7-8. The CLS teaches participants how to treat major life-threatening battlefield injuries and prepares Soldiers to act as ...
Fort Stewart, Ga. - Separation is tough; especially while your Soldier is deployed to combat. Long deployments can sometimes wreak havoc on relationships, but there are ways to help cope with the stresses so many people incur. Here are some tips to help you manage while your Family Member is deployed. Break up the deployment into smaller time periods. Instead of counting down the days starting at 365, take it one week, one month or ...
Bethesda, Md. - The 2nd Brigade Combat Team's Home Detachment Command Team, Lt. Col. Thomas Cunningham, commander, 26th Brigade Support Battalion and Command Sgt. Maj. Alexis Ayala, Command Sergeant Major, 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery, spent time with wounded Spartan Soldiers at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., this August. The Spartan Soldiers� Raymond Kusch, Company A, 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry, and Spc. Kristian Cedeno and Spc. Kevin Jaye, Co. B, ...
Fort Stewart, Ga. - The crowd is on their feet, roaring encouragement as spotlights illuminate the octagon while two fighters circle each other, waiting for an opening. In an instant, they are tangled on the ground, fists flying with nothing but bad intentions. This is the final match, winner takes all. The challenger pins his opponent�s arm between his legs and starts punching him in his face for all he is worth. The crowd screams ...
The rain did not stop the Third Infantry Division while it cased its colors, Aug. 8, during a ceremony at Woodruff Theater as they prepare to deploy to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. As the Marne Soldiers stood proudly in formation awaiting their 12-month deployment, their Family Members and other state and local community members were in the audience for support. "As a former Army officer, I take ...
A steady Georgia downpour did not delay Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno's visits to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, Aug. 6. The stops marked the first time Gen. Odierno has visited the 'Dog Face' Soldiers of the Third Infantry Division at their home base since being sworn in as the 38th Chief of Staff of the Army on Sept. 7, 2011.
Brigadier General Christopher P. Hughes said if you want to get a feel for what life is like in his hometown of Red Oak, Iowa, all you have to do is leave your car in the high school's parking lot and walk along 8th Street as twilight sets in.
South eastern Georgia is known for its unpredictable weather during the summer months, such as thunder storms and hurricanes, This forces residents, new and not so new to the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield area to stay alert. According to a blog post on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website, on April 14 of this year, more than 80 tornados occurred in the U.S. Over the past few months the Stewart-Hunter area has seen ...
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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