The rain falling on Coastal Georgia is from Tropical Storm Debby, which has stalled in the Gulf of Mexico not far from the Florida Coast, according to the National Weather Service.
Two colonels took leadership positions on Fort Stewart and of the 3rd Infantry Division during a ceremony in Marne Gardens this morning.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States is planning a significant military presence of 13,500 troops in Kuwait to give it the flexibility to respond to sudden conflicts in the region as Iraq adjusts to the withdrawal of American combat forces and the world nervously eyes Iran, according to a congressional report.
On Thursday, Fort Stewart celebrated the 237th birthday of the U.S. Army. We'd like to join in wishing not only the Army a happy birthday, but also take a moment to honor all the men and women who have served and are serving now.
Many soldiers have endured years of repeated deployments, which separate them from their families for long periods of time. And although most deployed soldiers have internet access "down range," family members of many junior enlisted soldiers often do not have computers at home to respond to email or chat via Facebook or Skype. Operation Homefront, a non-profit organization supporting troops and their families, is responding to this need. On Wednesday, the organization donated 150 laptops ...
SPC Bryant J. Luxmore, a 3rd Infantry Division soldier from New Windsor, Ill., has been killed in combat in Afghanistan, the division confirmed Tuesday.
A Georgia soldier was found guilty Tuesday of killing his two Army roommates in 2010 at a U.S. base camp in Iraq, where prosecutors said he opened fire hours after complaining that the victims had let their room get too messy.
The Department of the Army has notified the 3rd Infantry Division that additional units that will deploy to Afghanistan later this year. The 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade and the 3rd Sustainment Brigade will deploy to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, though the exact dates have not been released. The 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade is expected to deploy to Regional Command-South for nine months. This is their second deployment to Afghanistan. The aviation brigade ...
The body of a 3rd Infantry Division soldier who went missing in the Atlantic off St. Simons Island's Sunday evening was recovered by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources at 8:20 p.m. Tuesday.
The defense team for Spc. Neftaly Platero said Army investigators "lost their objectivity" during the investigation of the shootings that occurred Sept. 23, 2010, at Camp Fallujah in Iraq. Platero's murder trial/court-marshal began Monday on Fort Stewart.
U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga. 1st, has a keen eye or divining rod for pinpointing fat and wasteful spending in the federal budget. It appears so anyway with his recent announcement that he and a Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, Rep. Betty McCollum of Minnesota, teamed up to spotlight millions of dollars the U.S. Department of Defense is consuming unnecessarily. The target is military sponsorships of professional sports. In 2011, Rep. Kingston noted, the ...
BRUNSWICK - The Coast Guard has suspended the search Monday morning for a missing swimmer off St. Simons Island.
Nearly a company of soldiers with the 385th Military Police Battalion returned home late Wednesday to a cheering crowd of family members, friends and fellow soldiers.
Sgt. Sherese Nicole McNair recently received a Purple Heart for injuries sustained during combat operations in Iraq in April 2011.
America's newest veterans are filing for disability benefits at a historic rate, claiming to be the most medically and mentally troubled generation of former troops the nation has ever seen.
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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