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.
Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield gate policies, which loosened in May, are now restricting access to Department of Defense identification cardholders only at certain times during weekends.
A former popular Fort Stewart brigade commander, Brig. Gen. Vince Brooks, is among seven Army and Air Force officers being considered for disciplinary action for violating ethics rules by assisting a Christian group in the production of a fundraising video.
Paul Wall, "The People's Champ" visited troops at Camp Victory, Iraq, on Aug. 8.
Winn Army Community Hospital recently did its part to help soldiers prepare for life after the Army.
A big group of runners and cyclists will pass through Bryan County on Saturday morning for a good cause.
The 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart said farewell Monday morning to the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and welcomed back the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, which had been inactivated earlier this year.
HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD - The installation's 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment is preparing to say farewell to an old friend, the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University held a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently for the new Military Resource and Veterans Services Center, which provides support services to more than 1,000 military-affiliated students on campus.
Survivor Outreach Services at Fort Stewart hosted its fifth annual candlelight vigil Friday at the main post chapel. The event recognizes the spouses and family members of service members who died while serving their country.
Members of the U.S. Army, Georgia Power, and local government were on hand Friday at MidCoast Regional Airport for the groundbreaking of a solar array farm that is anticipated to exceed the largest solar project in the Department of Defense.
Soldiers will be able to show off more tattoos on their arms and legs thanks to a recent relaxation of the Army's policy concerning them.
United States Northern Command has increased the security level of all military bases in the U.S., including Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Air Field.
Members and guests of the Marne Chapter of the Association of the United States Army were treated with a lively presentation by a chef-farmer during the group's monthly meeting at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
Savannah Technical College recently conducted a Military Spouse Day presentation at the Paul R. Smith Education Center.
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