COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - Basil L. Plumley, a renowned career soldier whose exploits as an Army infantryman were portrayed in a book and the movie "We Were Soldiers," has died at 92 - an age his friends are amazed that he lived to see.
NEW YORK - U.S. deaths surpassed 2.5 million for the first time last year, reflecting the nation's growing and aging population.
Nine months after they left, hundreds of soldiers are returning home to Fort Stewart after their first deployment to Afghanistan.
Restoring, protecting and enhancing habitat are a key part of Fort Stewart's endangered-species program, according to Tim Beaty, chief of the Fish and Wildlife Branch of the Environmental and Natural Resource Division of the Directorate of Public Works.
ATLANTA - With changes in the tax law taking effect this month, Georgia intends to begin treating some online retailers the same way it treats those with stores here: by collecting sales tax.
The 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team cased its colors Sept. 27 in a formal ceremony on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field.
Eight soldiers and two Department of the Army civilians were retired Sept. 27 in an official ceremony held at Club Stewart. Two of those newly retired soldiers said they're not going anywhere. They're already home.
In a service-wide "stand down," the Army has ordered soldiers to put aside their usual duties Thursday and spend the day on suicide prevention training as the military struggles with a spike in the number of self-inflicted deaths this year.
A Fort Stewart soldier has been killed in Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, the Department of Defense announced over the weekend.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia-based restaurant chain that drew national attention when its owner reaffirmed his opposition to same-sex marriage says it's leaving the debate to politicians in the future.
Gratitude - and the faint smell of fresh fish and saltwater - filled the air last Saturday afternoon at Fort McAllister Marina as the catch from more than 50 boats with crews of soldiers was hauled in to be weighed.
NEW YORK (AP) - They are images Americans had never seen before. Jubilant young men and women in military uniforms marching beneath a rainbow flag in a gay-pride parade. Soldiers and sailors returning from deployment and, in time-honored tradition, embracing their beloved - only this time with same-sex kisses.
FORT STEWART, Ga. – The 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, conducted convoy life fire training, Sept. 10-21, during the 4th IBCT "Vanguard" Focus field training exercise on Fort Stewart, Ga.
The end game in Afghanistan is off to a shaky start.
Soldiers, their family members and Department of Defense civilians recently learned what the community has to offer for fun activities at the 2012 Community Showcase and Travel Show on Wednesday at Hunter Club and Thursday at Club Stewart.