Fort Stewart, Ga. - Having a healthy, well-conditioned unit is a top priority for the �Maintainers� of the 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division. That�s why when their Soldiers incur injuries, they are placed in the unit�s Reconditioning Physical Training Program designed to help Troops heal faster so that they can return to their units and continue mission requirements. The reconditioning program- which was created about seven months ago- ...
Savannah, Ga. - The Sand Gnats, the local minor-league baseball team for Savannah, celebrated Independence Day with a little help from Soldiers of the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, at their home ball park Grayson Stadium, July 4. "We had the Soldier of the quarter for the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team throw out the first 'ceremonial pitch today'," said Ryan Kirwan, the vice president of public affairs for the Sand Gnats. ...
Fort Stewart, Ga. - To celebrate the Fourth of July holiday week, 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, took time to relax and build unit cohesion within the ranks during a friendly game of flag football. As the Georgia summer heat beat down, the non-commissioned officers and lower enlisted Soldiers took to the field as the rest of the squadron and Family Members cheered from the sidelines. From ...
The Coastal Regional Commission will receive a $210,000 grant through the Federal Transit Administration as part of its Veterans Transportation and Community Living Initiative.
The new garrison command team for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, Col. Kevin Gregory and Command Sgt. Maj. Louis C. Felicioni, took charge Friday following a change of command and change of responsibility ceremony at Cottrell Field.
Garrison units for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield got new leaders Friday during change of command and change of responsibility ceremonies on Cottrell Field.
CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan (AP) - For today's drill, an instructor explains, the Taliban will be played by U.S. Marines, and the "village" will be just down from the driving practice loop.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration said Tuesday that Pakistan was reopening its supply lines into Afghanistan, after the U.S. belatedly issued an apology for the November killing of 24 Pakistani troops in a NATO airstrike.
Marne Week 2012 concluded Friday morning with an awards ceremony on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field. Individual, team and unit awards were presented by 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Commander Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams and 3rd ID Command Sgt. Maj. Edd Watson.
GRAPEVINE, Texas - The Defense Department recently awarded $60 million to three public schools on two military installations, the latest example of its efforts to invest in the education of military children, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said at an education seminar here today.
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee has finalized coordination plans to provide free meals to Fort Stewart soldiers and their families during the installation's July Fourth celebrations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Home prices rose in nearly all major U.S. cities in April from March, further evidence of a housing market that is slowly improving even while the job market slumps.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. is carefully expanding efforts to provide intelligence, training and at times small numbers of forces to African nations, to help counter terrorist activities in the region, the top American military commander for Africa said Monday.
An officer deployed from Fort Stewart has been killed in Afghanistan. The 3rd Infantry Division Monday confirmed the death of Maj. Paul C. Voelke from Monroe, N.Y., who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Voelke, 36, died Friday in Mazar E. Sharif, Afghanistan from non-combat related injuries. He was assigned to 1-30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team and deployed in February for a nine-month deployment. The incident is under investigation and additional ...
Fort Stewart, Ga. - Our beloved moniker dates back more than 90 years to a fighting position on the Marne River along the Western Front. During World War I's Second Battle of the Marne in the summer of 1918, German forces attempted to split Allied lines and move into Paris. The German firepower overran French troops, who began to retreat, yet Soldiers of the 7th Machine Gun Battalion, Third Infantry Division, were rock-solid defending the ...
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.
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.
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