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.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Savannah police say they've taken two people into custody after surrounding a home where they said a woman armed with a gun was holed up inside.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Both parties are using a brief pre-election session of Congress to make campaign appeals to returning veterans.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. officials say some 50 Marines are being sent to Libya to reinforce security at U.S. diplomatic facilities in the aftermath of an attack in the eastern city of Benghazi that killed the U.S. ambassador and three American members of his staff.
Five more alleged members of F.E.A.R. face charges in connection with the militia group's activity. The Liberty County Grand Jury on Monday returned three indictments against the suspects, charging them with multiple violations of the Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act, according to a news release from the district attorney's office.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The watchdog for U.S. spending in Afghanistan says lax accountability in a $1.1 billion program supplying fuel to the Afghan National Army needs "immediate attention" before control of the program is turned over to the Kabul government in less than four months.
BAGRAM, Afghanistan (AP) - U.S. officials handed over formal control of Afghanistan's only large-scale U.S.-run prison to Kabul on Monday, even as disagreements between the two countries over the thousands of Taliban and terror suspects held there marred the transfer.
The Southeast Georgia Friends of Fort Stewart and Hunter, in an effort to make the community aware, will co-host an event in support of local elected officials who will sign a resolution in opposition of sequestration and the negative economic impacts it could have on the entire country for years to come.
Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division's 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team created a one-of-a-kind training area Aug. 27 on Fort Stewart.
FORT STEWART, Ga. – More than 20 "Cottonbalers" from 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, transformed a crowded Fort Stewart, Ga., classroom into the dusty roads and majestic mountains of Afghanistan, Aug. 30, using the power of language alone.
FORT STEWART, Ga. – Female soldiers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, endured a grueling selection process on Fort Stewart, Ga., Aug. 27-30, to prove themselves worthy of becoming members of female engagement teams.
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Jim Huggins, 82nd Airborne Division commanding general and outgoing Regional Command-South commanding general, cased the 82nd Airborne Division colors Sunday and officially handed over command to U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams, commanding general of the 3rd Infantry Division, during a transition of authority ceremony at Kandahar Airfield.
After stabilizing for three years, suicide rates in the Army are on the rise. According to a recent USA Today interview with Gen. Ray Odierno, the Army chief of staff said suicides now are the most common form of death in the Army. Reportedly, Odierno was responding to questions about 38 suicides or suspected suicides during July. When asked to confirm this number, Hank Minitrez, Army G-1, said his office does not publish monthly reports. ...
A sea and air search has been suspended for a Fort Stewart soldier who jumped from a Carnival cruise ship around 2 a.m. Tuesday, according to a Coast Guard press release.
SEATTLE (AP) - A relative of one of four soldiers accused by Georgia authorities of killing a fellow soldier and plotting anti-government acts came to police with concerns about the man almost a year ago, authorities in central Washington said Tuesday.
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.
Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Clark Alexander will present a program on threats to the Georgia Coast in an "Evening @ Skidaway" reception and lecture Tuesday, May 21, on the campus of Skidaway Institute, 10 Ocean Science Circle in Savannah.
The Gum Branch home of a Fort Stewart soldier and his family was heavily damaged Thursday night by fire. The family and their pets made it out OK but lost most of their belongings.
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