The Department of Defense has announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
WASHINGTON -- Lonnie Bowen Jr. was once a social worker, but for 17 years the Vietnam war veteran has slept on the streets off and on as he's battled substance abuse and mental health problems.
The Department of Defense has announced the death of three Third Infantry Division soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
3rd Infantry Division Rear Detachment Soldiers Support area Veterans Day events. Friday Chaplain Timothy Crawley, 3-3 Aviation Brigade and the 3rd ID Firing Party will support the Savannah Vietnam Veterans of America Memorial Ceremony, 5 p.m., Savannah. Sunday Lt. Col. Paul B. Gale II, 3rd Infantry Division rear detachment commander, will be the guest speaker at Richmond Hill's Veterans Day observance, 11 a.m., J.F. Gregory Park. Chaplain William Payton, 224th Military Intelligent Battalion and the ...
A terrorist trying to infiltrate Fort Stewart might balk at the confusion - and he might not be the only one.
WASHINGTON -- Faced with higher recruiting goals, the Pentagon is quietly looking for ways to make it easier for people with minor criminal records to join the military, The Associated Press has learned.
BAGHDAD -- The U.S. military announced six new deaths Tuesday, making 2007 the bloodiest year for American troops in Iraq despite a recent decline in casualties and a sharp drop in roadside bombings that Washington links to Iran. With nearly two months left in the year, the annual toll is now 853 - three more than the previous worst of 850 in 2004. But the grim milestone comes as the Pentagon points toward other ...
LUDOWICI -- Long County residents are seeing different kinds of vehicles on the roads and in the skies this week as the Marine Corps Group 31 out of Beaufort, S.C., participates in Southern Fury.
FORT STEWART -- Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will resume requiring temporary vehicle passes for all private vehicles that do not have a valid Department of Defense decal beginning Nov. 9. Access for vehicle with DoD decals will not change.
WASHINGTON -- Hundreds of troops have come home from war, left the military and committed suicide. That is the finding of preliminary Veterans Affairs Department research obtained by The Associated Press that provides the first quantitative look at the suicide toll on today's combat veterans. The ongoing research reveals that at least 283 combat veterans who left the military between the start of the war in Afghanistan on Oct. 7, 2001, and the ...
WASHINGTON -- The Army does not have enough personnel or training to adequately supply its soldiers in combat, and it needs an additional 2,000 military and civilian personnel with the authority to sign and manage contracts, according to a new report obtained by The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON -- President Bush will nominate retired Army general James Peake on Tuesday to direct the Department of Veterans Affairs, which is strained by the influx of wounded troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.
The completion of the deployment of the Third Infantry Division to Operation Iraqi Liberation began in earnest this week with the departure two flights of about 600 soldiers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team.
Spc. Joshua Vanburen on Tuesday held his 5-month-old son Ryan for the first time since May when the baby was born.
Veteran.com has announced it's building an online community for U.S. military veterans. Veteran.com is one of the lesser-known online communities. Unlike other community sites that try to cater to everyone, Veteran.com has a simpler premise: provide a premium community for U.S. Military Veterans. "I got the idea of this community when I retired from the military and lost track of many of my old friends. We all used our local e-mail addresses and now everyone ...
Outfitted in festive holiday gear, Fort Stewart soldiers, spouses and their children gathered Thursday night outside Club Stewart for Fort Stewart's annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony.
The Supermarket of Veterans Benefits will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday at the Georgia Department of Veterans Service at the Georgia National Guard Armory, 1248 Eisenhower Drive in Savannah.
GLENNVILLE - Wreaths Across America, a nonprofit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, is working to fulfill its mission to remember, honor and teach.
With Monday night's return of the Marne Division's 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team trail party, the 3rd Infantry Division is essentially home, according to Fort Stewart public-affairs spokesman Kevin Larson.
Retired Army Sgt. Maj. Adna Romanza Chaffee IV began his military career straight out of high school in 1959. He was keeping with a family tradition that goes back to his great grandfather, Lt. Gen. Adna Romanza Chaffee Sr., who started his military career as an enlisted soldier in 1861 and rose through ranks to become the second chief of staff of the Army.
Army Pfc. William A. Troy Jr. recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
Fort Stewart's Warriors in Transition Unit can take the credit for two new athletic events at this year's Marne Week competitions, which celebrated the 3rd Infantry Division's 96th birthday.
One competition for 3rd Infantry Division soldiers during Marne Week was not athletic, but it is a sport, according to Capt. Randy Crocker, officer in charge of the second annual Marne Week BBQ Cookoff.
Wheelchair basketball is as fast-paced and even more challenging than its counterpart, according to Lt. Col. Rose Deck, commander of Fort Stewart's Warrior Transition Unit.
The 3rd Infantry Division's 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team is getting home from Afghanistan just in time for Thanksgiving.
Liberty County's first-ever Veterans Salute kicked off at 10 a.m. Saturday with the annual Veterans Day parade through downtown Hinesville. The parade was followed by the salute at Bryant Commons, which included live entertainment, food, arts-and-crafts vendors and children's games.
The community showed its support for veterans Monday, beginning with a formal Veterans Day ceremony at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 6602. There also were discounts or free meals provided for veterans by restaurants.
The Hinesville City Council on Thursday approved changes to the Department of Veterans Affairs clinic.
Local veterans' organizations led by the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee will host the inaugural Veterans Salute at Saturday, Nov. 16.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas and other Coastal Georgia leaders recently visited Washington, D.C., where they talked with congressional and military leaders about the affects sequestration and the recent government shutdown have had on communities surrounding Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.