FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq - Third Infantry Division soldiers handed out humanitarian aid packages Sept. 12 to help break the hold insurgents have had on a poor community in Salman Pak.
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. Before they leave for Iraq, thousands of troops with the 101st Airborne Division line up at laptop computers to take a test: basic math, matching numbers and symbols, and identifying patterns. They press a button to measure response time.
With the patchwork complete, robes specially designed for wounded 3rd Infantry Division soldiers were ready for transport last week.
Back home on leave, 3rd Infantry Division Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch had a full day of activities Thursday, including pinning the Purple Heart on 10 of the division's wounded soldiers.
A brigade combat team of the Indiana National Guard will be heading for Fort Stewart soon to finish off their training for deployment Iraq.
Sgt. Maj. Golden Giddings, an Alexandria, Va. native, speaks just before she promoted her son, Staff Sgt. Cleophus Giddings Jr., at Q-West in Iraq.
The Department of Defense has announcedd the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
When Spc. Jaime Rodriguez Jr. was three months old, his mother, Dulce Soto, nicknamed him "Pollito," or "little chicken," because of the yellow pajamas she dressed him in. Now, nearly 20 years later, she can call her middle child one of America's brave fallen heroes.
WASHINGTON, DC - For the last few months, a group of 37 wives at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield have been training to run the 23rd annual Army 10-Miler in honor of their deployed husbands of the 3rd Infantry Division.
Military convoys Thursday and Friday will cause traffic delays on Fort Stewart highways. The Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Transportation Division, Directorate of Logistics, announced Wednesday that delays should be expected because of convoys moving from Fort Stewart to Ocean Terminal, Savannah, Thursday, September 20, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, September 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The routes these convoys will be traveling is Georgia 144 to I-95 North, I-16 to ...
The 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will honor 10 fallen heroes with a tree dedication ceremony, 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Warriors Walk on post.
By Sgt. Natalie Rosek Special to the Coastal Courier (Hinesville, GA) FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq - Army chief of chaplains Chap. (Maj. Gen.) Douglas Carver visited chaplains and chaplain assistants of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, Sept. 15, during a trip here. Before sitting down with religious leaders to discuss mentorship and soldier welfare, Carver took a tour of the brigade headquarters. During the tour he asked soldiers a question. "'How are you doing?'" is ...
The 3rd Infantry Division suffered another loss during Operation Iraqi Freedom last Friday, according to a statement released by the Department of Defense Monday.
Task Force Marne soldiers hold a remembrance ceremony Sept. 11, at the Task Force Marne Headquarters, Camp Victory. Twenty-five soldiers took the opportunity on the sixth anniversary of the terror attacks to re-enlist.
A rocket grenade was responsible for the death of a Fort Benning 3rd Infantry Division soldier in Iraq last week, according to information provided by the Department of Defense Tuesday.
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.
The Department of Defense announced Monday the death of a 3rd Infantry Division soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.