Frank Cochran Drive runs between U.S. 84 in Hinesville and Gulick Avenue in the heart of Stewart's garrison area, crossing E.G. Miles Parkway and Fort Stewart's Gate 8.
WASHINGTON - More than 1,600 museums across the country will offer free admission to active-duty military personnel and their families this summer in a program that has more than doubled in size since 2010.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Uncle Sam may not want you after all. In sharp contrast to the peak years of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, the Army last year took in no recruits with misconduct convictions or drug or alcohol issues, according to internal documents obtained by The Associated Press. And soldiers already serving on active duty now must meet tougher standards to stay on for further tours in uniform. The Army is also spending hundreds ...
FORT STEWART, Ga. – Officials with the Army's Forces Command and Installation Management Commands, as well as division and garrison commanders from five installations across the nation, amassed on Fort Stewart, Ga., May 16, to attend the second of three slated joint FORSCOM and IMCOM Installation Management Mini-Rehearsal of Concept Drills.
Part of the Army's plan to reduce its active duty force from 570,000 to 490,000 includes new re-enlistment guidelines that tell commanders to keep only the best soldiers, said Col. Kevin Milton, U.S. Army Garrison commander for Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.
In February 2011, Marine Lance Cpl. Andrew Carpenter was shot and killed while on patrol in Afghanistan.
Fort Stewart officials believe they can meet an ordered reduction in civilian force without layoffs, according to Col. Kevin Milton, Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield garrison commander. So the primary focus of a town hall meeting in the post's Main Post Chapel Thursday was on the Installation Management Command's Enterprise Placement Program, which allows civil service personnel in at-risk positions to accept positions at to another installation, according the colonel. "The purpose of today's town hall ...
Applications are being accepted by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for a new program designed to help unemployed veterans 35 to 60 years old.
FORT STEWART, Ga. – Company commanders were measured on their ability to coordinate indirect fire, close combat attacks and close air support for light-infantry soldiers on a simulated battlefield as part of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Divisions first fire coordination exercise.
FORT STEWART, Ga. – When Staff Sgt. Samuel Nay was asked how far his infantry squad has to walk on the average combat mission, he answered honestly: the distance is unlimited. He didn't hold back when asked about the weight of each soldier's combat gear, either-70 pounds-or how much wearing the gear raises a soldier's perception of the environmental temperature; he said you add about 15 degrees to the actual temperature and that's how it feels.
FORT STEWART, Ga. - Fort Stewart is moving more than 200 injured and sick soldiers into new barracks designed to help their recovery.
Fort Stewart, GA - Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield was presented the 2012 Army Communities of Excellence - Gold Award, May 1 and the Commander in Chief's Annual Award for Installation Excellence, May 2, in the Pentagon, for an unprecedented fifth time. The awards recognized the installation as of one the Department of Defense unparalleled premier military installations. According to the Army's ACOE program, the ACOE award is overseen by the Assistant Chief of Staff for ...
Hunter Army Airfield, GA - It was almost a year ago that Soldiers from 1st Platoon, 473rd Quartermaster Company, 260th Quartermaster Battalion deployed to Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn as part of the Army's Redistribution Property Accountability Team. On May 3, about 30 of these Soldiers returned home and were welcomed by friends and Family Members at the Tominac Fitness Center, on Hunter Army Airfield. For first-time dad, Spc. Dominic Ellison, holding his ...
Fort Stewart, GA - Soldiers from the 2nd "Spartan" Brigade Combat Team are feeling the positive effects of their newly implemented CrossFit Physical Training program. After six weeks of the cross-fit physical training, the first results of testing have resulted in Soldiers experiencing an average increase of five-to eight-points in their Army Physical Fitness Test, according to Brigade Physical Therapist Capt. Pat Casey, 2HBCT. "Six weeks ago we asked all the companies within the brigade ...
The Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation 2012 U.S Army Soldier Show, featuring this year's Army production Army Strong,sung, danced and beat-boxed their way to the Marne community, May 8. Soldiers across the nation, from food service specialists to criminal investigators, exposed their unique talents at Fort Stewart's Newman Fitness Center.
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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