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Soldiers killed

The Department of Defense on Sunday announced the deaths of two 3rd Infantry Division soldiers serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

June 14, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


Legislators welcome WWII vets

U.S. Rep. Jack Kinston (R-Savannah), welcomed Georgia World War II veterans as they arrived in Washington, D.C. recently for a one-day visit. At the World War II memorial, Kingston's staff, along with staff members from Georgia U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss' office, greeted the veterans to thank them for their service to the country. "The nation owes these men our debt and gratitude for the service they gave our country and the sacrifices they made. And thanks to Honor Flight Georgia, these brave men are now able to come and visit the memorial that was built in ...

June 13, 2007 | Staff reports | Military


Soldiers' families secondary victims of wartime stress

At least 20 percent of the soldiers involved in Operation Iraqi Freedom will return home suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to recent statistics.

June 13, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


Warriors gave their all

The wet weather matched the wet, tear-stained faces of family and friends as five more Eastern Red Bud trees were added to Warrior's Walk on Thursday.

June 11, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Military


Country star plays Camp Victory club for 3rd troops

CAMP VICTORY, Iraq - The atmosphere outside the Sports Oasis dining hall was like sold-out concert Tuesday night as troops and civilians packed the parking lot. Triple-digit temperatures and threats of indirect fire didn't keep hundreds of country music fans and spectators from venturing out to see one of country music's biggest stars.

June 09, 2007 | By Spc. Laura M. Bigenho Special to the Courier | Military


Artillery soldiers learn to work as police

Lt. Col. Noel T. Nicolle, commander of the 1-41 Artillery Battalion stationed in Iraq, has a message for the folks back home: "You should be proud of what all your soldiers are doing in Iraq, especially the soldiers of the 1-41."

June 09, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. | Military


Paratroopers see benefits in 'surge'

BAGHDAD - In the first days after his battalion began operating in east Baghdad's Sha'ab neighborhood, Capt. Will Canda said he often saw the beds of Iraqi police trucks stained red with dried blood.

June 07, 2007 | By Sgt. Mike Pryor Special to the Courier | Military


Soldier found guilty of desertion, sentenced

Spc. Merlyn Seeley, accused of departing the Army without leave eight years ago, has been found guilty of two counts of desertion terminated by apprehension after a two-day court-martial at Fort Stewart.

June 07, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. | Military


Soldier found guilty of desertion

Spc. Merlyn Seeley was found guilty on two specifications of desertion by a court-martial Tuesday, according to Fort Stewart spokesman Kevin Larson.

June 06, 2007 | Staff report | Military


Spartans fulfill their part of 'surge'

They wore flak vests, weapons slung across their backs, bags in their hands and IDs around their necks. But the greatest weights they bore were the hopes of a president, the future of one nation, and the concerns and prayers of another.

June 05, 2007 | By Sgt. Kevin Stabinsky Special to the Courier | Military


Soldiers lose lives

The Department of Defense announced the death of two 3rd Infantry Division soldiers serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom on Thursday.

June 05, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Military


Post changing access requirements

After May 28, the familiar blue sheets of paper that serve as temporary vehicle passes for access to Fort Stewart will be a thing of the past.

June 02, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Military


Commander says Iraq war will take time

"This is a marathon, not a sprint," Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch, commander of the Third Infantry Division and Task Force Marne in Iraq, said of the war there.

May 31, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Military


Businesses that offer deployment discounts

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee have released a list of businesses that offer discounts to the families of deployed soldiers.

May 31, 2007 | Staff report | Military


Ongoing deployments present contrasts

The scenes were all too familiar Tuesday as soldiers of the Third Battalion of the Seventh Cavalry Regiment departed Fort Stewart to do their part in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

May 29, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Military


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Soldiers and veterans connect with employers

Nearly 500 soldiers, their spouses and family members, and veterans connected with 45 civilian employers at Club Stewart Tuesday morning for a Soldier for Life-sponsored civilian job fair.

September 19, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military


2nd Veterans Salute scheduled for Nov. 1

During its special called meeting Wednesday night at the Hinesville Police Department, the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee hammered out a draft copy of a program schedule for their second annual Veterans Salute Day on Nov. 1 at Bryant Commons.

September 17, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military


Fort Stewart remembers 9/11

Fort Stewart soldiers and unit commanders, family members and leaders of the surrounding community attended a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Thursday at the Main Post Chapel.

September 17, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military


Aviation unit donates to Feds Feed Families

Soldiers from Company F, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade made the single largest donation this year at Fort Stewart - 4,318 pounds of food - for Feds Feed Families, which ran June 1-Aug. 27.

September 09, 2014 | By Capt. Chad Ashe 3rd CAB public affairs | Military


Senator opposes troop cuts

Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., told Hinesville residents he opposes troop cuts at Fort Stewart at a town hall meeting Friday.

September 08, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military


Stewart soldier charged with vandalizing Savannah park

SAVANNAH - With the public's help, Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Downtown Precinct detectives on Wednesday identified and arrested a suspect in the Battlefield Park vandalization incident that occured March 2.

September 01, 2014 | Staff report | Military


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