A steady Georgia downpour did not delay Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno's visits to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, Aug. 6. The stops marked the first time Gen. Odierno has visited the 'Dog Face' Soldiers of the Third Infantry Division at their home base since being sworn in as the 38th Chief of Staff of the Army on Sept. 7, 2011.
Brigadier General Christopher P. Hughes said if you want to get a feel for what life is like in his hometown of Red Oak, Iowa, all you have to do is leave your car in the high school's parking lot and walk along 8th Street as twilight sets in.
South eastern Georgia is known for its unpredictable weather during the summer months, such as thunder storms and hurricanes, This forces residents, new and not so new to the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield area to stay alert. According to a blog post on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website, on April 14 of this year, more than 80 tornados occurred in the U.S. Over the past few months the Stewart-Hunter area has seen an increase in the amount of severe thunderstorm watches and warnings, which in turn spawned a few tornado watches and warnings.
As any Soldier will tell you, deployments require a substantial amount of training prior to the departure date. For troopers of 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry it is no different; Medical check-ups, legal appointments, driver and roll over training, cultural familiarization, weapons qualification and dozens of other requirements are just a few of the preparations that keep Soldiers very busy prior to a deployment. Just as significant as Soldier's Readiness is Family readiness.
The 82nd Civil Affairs Battalion, a brand new 265-man unit, will be activated at Fort Stewart in late September as part of the 85th Civil Affairs Brigade, a U.S. Forces Command-supported unit based at Fort Hood, Texas.
To mark the 3rd Infantry Division's first deployment to Afghanistan and fifth deployment since 2003, its Headquarters & Headquarters Battalion conducted a colors-casing ceremony Wednesday at Fort Stewart's Woodruff Theater.
RICHMOND HILL - U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., joined community officials and staff of the Richmond Hill Medical Home during an open house Thursday to celebrate nearly 18 months of providing health care to military families.
Silver Dollar Lounge employees will get to keep dancing despite the venue's close call with a deadline that could threaten its business license.
It's back! This weekend, the sales-tax holiday for back-to-school shopping returned to Georgia.
Col. Ron Place, commander of Winn Army Community Hospital and U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Command for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, refuses to take credit for the concept of collocating Army Medical Evaluation Board personnel with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs assessment specialists.
Col. Christopher P. Hughes, deputy commanding general – maneuver, 3rd Infantry Division, now is a brigadier general. Hughes was promoted Friday morning during a formal ceremony in Fort Stewart's Marne Garden.
A steady downpour did not delay Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno's Monday visits to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.
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.