FORT STEWART, Ga. – Soldiers from 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment celebrated their regiment's 146th birthday, July 27, on Fort Stewart, Ga.
This story is the latest installment in a joint initiative by The Associated Press and Associated Press Media Editors taking a closer look at this latest generation of war veterans as they return to civilian life, and the effect this is having on them, their families and American society.
The new U.S. Army garrison commander and command sergeant major for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield made appearances Monday night at the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee's meeting at the Hinesville Police Department.
The Hunter Club was filled with Family Members and friends of Col. Leo Impavido, 6th Reserve Officers' Training Corp Brigade commander, at the July 10 change of command ceremony at Hunter Army Airfield. The group was there to watch their friend and leader pass his mantle of authority to the new brigade commander, Col. Brent Barnes.
A warm summer day, Family, friends and representatives from the Third Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, and Winn Army Community Hospital helped welcome MEDDAC's incoming Command Sergeant Major, Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph L. Cecil, at an Assumption of Responsibility Ceremony held July 13 on Cottrell Field. The MEDDAC commander, Col. Ronald J. Place, said Command Sgt. Maj. Cecil's reputation preceded him, and that his extensive experience from two prior commands would be ...
Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade welcomed new commander, Lt. Col. Brian R. Schaap to the 'Viper' Family during a change of command ceremony July 11 at the flight line, saying goodbye to Lt. Col. Cory J. Sena as he prepares to assume duties as the 3rd CAB's rear detachment commander.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - A gunman in a gas mask barged into a crowded Denver-area theater during a midnight premiere of the Batman movie on Friday, hurled a gas canister and then opened fire, killing 12 people and injuring at least 50 others in one of the deadliest mass shootings in recent U.S. history.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A national legal panel that works to standardize state laws wants to simplify child custody rules for military service members, whose frequent deployments can leave them without clear legal recourse when family disputes erupt.
RICEBORO, Ga. – The new school year is just a few weeks away for the Riceboro, Ga., community and Fort Stewart service members are helping local students get ready. Soldiers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, and the 385th Military Police Company joined local businesses and youth organization Project Reach 'God's Anointed Now Generation' Inc. to help motivate families during Riceboro's annual Back to School Rally, July 14.
HINESVILLE, Ga. – Turning onto a long gravel driveway, you are immediately greeted by a red barn with a white fence, green rolling pastures and horses grazing.
FORT CARSON, Colo. - Dremiel Byers' twin careers as an Olympic wrestler and a soldier in the U.S. Army overlap at a crucial place, where athletic ambition and the military mission run head-on into the forces that combat and competition can muster.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Things kept getting worse for Royce Brown. The plumbing job he'd held for more than 15 years had slowly become less steady. By the time the company he was working for went defunct toward the end of 2010, the then-45-year-old couldn't afford to pay his rent. He lost his home. Within a month he'd lost everything. Brown placed blame on anything he could. "I blamed the economy, I blamed the president, ...
Fort Stewart, Ga. - I love Soldiers and Families - I just had to let those be my first words in this first column of my thoughts, which I will be sharing with you as frequently as I can. My wife, Sun and I are glad to be back here at Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, ready to learn the grass roots of garrison operations, and ready to dig in and make a difference. This is ...
Elvia Kelly Fort Stewart Public Affairs Fort Stewart, Ga. - Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield welcomed new Garrison Commander Col. Kevin R. Gregory and Command Sgt. Maj. Louis C. Felicioni at a Change of Command and Change of Responsibility ceremony held at the newly-renovated Cottrell Field on Fort Stewart, July 6. The director of the Atlantic Region Installation Management Command David D. Tindoll, Jr., hosted the ceremony. As Marne Soldiers, Family Members and guests filled ...
Fort Stewart, Ga. - Afghanistan will soon be the next home for the 396th Transportation Company, 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Third Infantry Division. This soon and upcoming deployment to support Operation Enduring Freedom has had the Hell on Wheels Company going a hundred miles a minute ever since the preparation started back at the turn of the new year. Preparation kicked off with the change of command in January when Cpt. ...
Col. Kevin Gregory, U.S. Army Garrison commander for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, reported to the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce during its Progress Through People Luncheon on Thursday at Connection Church.
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.
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