Col. Thomas James, 4th Brigade commander, pins the Soldiers Medal on SFC Matthew Black as the sergeant's wife, Sgt. Stephanie Black, watches. Black was honored with the medal for his actions in helping save fellow soldiers during a barracks fire at Camp Falcon, Baghdad in 2005. Black attributes his heroism to the non-commissioned officers' creed. "It's the ethic I live by every day of my life," he said.
Editor's Note: This is the first in a series detailing new steps the Army is taking to improve its healthcare system in response to the recent problems at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and complaints from soldiers and their families.
"I will not forget this place and I will not go far...I'll go out that front gate, but that don't mean anything. This is my home. I'll be 3rd ID, dog-faced soldier, 'til I die."
Lt. Gen. Craig R. McKinley, the director of the Air National Guard, announced in Washington late last month the 117th Air Control Squadron, garrisoned at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, has received the National Guard Association of the United States Outstanding Air Control Unit Award for 2007.
FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq - Third Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment hosted a visit by retired Gen. Jack Keane, former Army vice chief of staff, at Patrol Base Assassin near the town of Narwahn on Aug. 8.
"What a great job to have!"
FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq - An Iraqi man saved the lives of four U.S. soldiers and eight civilians when he intercepted a suicide bomber during a citizens meeting in the town of al-Arafia Aug. 18.
The much-discussed deployment schedule for the 3rd ID's 4th Brigade now seems set for late October, with trailing elements not arriving in Iraq until early November.
The Department of Defense this week announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Growing up across the street from an armed forces recruiting office in Modesto, Calif., the values of military service were instilled in Bruce Salazar Jr. by the time he was 8. He spent hours talking to recruiters from every branch of the military and his mother, Margaret Ruiz, knew one day her only son would dedicate his life to being a soldier.
Five members of the 3rd Infantry Division's 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, were killed over the weekend, according to reports released this week by the Department of Defense.
Army Reserve soldiers may become recruiting assistants to work at the grassroots level to recruit in their communities, where they work and live.
The 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will honor 11 fallen heroes with a tree ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Warriors Walk.
Wounded 3rd Infantry Division soldiers will soon have a special gift waiting for them at hospitals and medical centers around the world, the result of a new local partnership.
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - On the day her husband left for Iraq on his third tour in six years, Jennifer James slipped into the shower to cry, thinking no one would hear her.
A community delegation representing Coastal Georgia and the South Carolina Lowcountry recently joined Southeast Georgia Friends of Fort Stewart and Hunter in Washington for a series of meetings with congressional and military leaders.
Nearly 50 of Fort Stewart's support volunteers were recognized Thursday with Marne Spirit Awards during the Commanding General's Installation Volunteer Recognition ceremony at Club Stewart.
A static display consisting of dozens of black-and-white photos of women in uniform piloting or posing with World War II-era aircraft will open to the public Thursday in the rotunda of MidCoast Regional Airport.
Sometime over the weekend, most likely Saturday night, several signs, buildings, and streets were defaced on Fort Stewart with graffiti by a person or persons unknown, Fort Stewart's Public Affairs Office announced in a news release Sunday evening.
Numerous spouses of Fort Stewart soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan were honored Friday during a special ceremony held at Club Stewart and Warriors Walk.
The Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated 70 years ago on Jan. 27, 1945. Liberating the concentration camps halted the near-annihilation of the Jewish people.
FORT STEWART - As the facilities are improved around the Winn Army Community Hospital campus, the initial impact of these changes may cause some to take a few extra steps to reach their destination.
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee has begun planning for November's Veterans Salute and March 2016's International Car Show, which will once again coincide with the Small World Festival at Bryant Commons Park.
A team of 32 soldiers from D Company, 82nd Civil Affairs Battalion has left the West African nation of Liberia, and all but two have returned to Fort Stewart.
RUKLA, Lithuania - Cranes hoisted five U.S. Army tanks into Lithuania on March 15, marking the first time the two nations will train with tanks since 1990, when the country became an independent state.
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