Change in command Army Secretary Francis J. Harvey did not make a recent trip to Fort Benning as previously announced and was forced to resign last week over his response to problems of poor soldier treatment at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
A "tiger team" was on Fort Stewart Wednesday just one day after the Army announced a plan to study outpatient care and make sure the poor conditions found at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., are not the norm.
3rd Infantry Division Commanding General Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch and Division Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse L. Andrews case the division's colors in a ceremony Thursday marking the departure of the division headquarters. Lynch, Andrews and more than 1,000 headquarters troops will deploy to Iraq beginning next week on a historical third deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
MEDINA JABAL - You don't hear any pessimism in this "Iraqi" village on Fort Stewart, and very little questioning of the future.
The 3rd Infantry Division is moving in all directions at an incredible pace preparing for its third deployment to Iraq but will pause to pray, case the division colors and dance in the streets Thursday.
Third Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch said the division is moving in all directions at an incredible pace.
So, Thursday, the division will pause to pray, case the division colors and dance in the streets just before the impending deployment of more than 1,000 soldiers of the division's headquarters late next week. Area residents are invited to come together to bid farewell to the division headquarters.
The Department of Defense confirmed the death of a 3rd Infantry Division soldier Wednesday evening.
The first group of soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division's 3rd Brigade Combat Team left Saturday, starting the brigade's deployment flow into Iraq.
The Department of Defense has a wealth of information to help not only active duty military and their families but also retirees. Here are few nuggets of information:
A former 3rd Infantry Division two-star general returned to Fort Stewart Tuesday with three-stars to celebrate black history.
The Fort Stewart Enlisted Spouses' Club is taking applications for the Rita Ackerman Scholarship to be awarded to the spouse of an enlisted soldier, either active, retired or deceased. This is a memorial to Rita Ackerman, a former member of the club.
Under Secretary of the Army Pete Geren had a closed door visit with 3rd Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch at Fort Stewart Thursday.
The speed limit on two Georgia highways that cross through Fort Stewart's training areas has been reduced to 45 mph.
On weekends, Army Pfc. Keith Smith used to drive 45 miles to Savannah to find a nightclub with hip-hop music, single women and a bar open well past midnight.
By Andrea Washington
As the Army continues its transition from a deploying force to a trained-and-ready garrison element, significant changes to daily operations are expected. In order for leaders to better utilize the shifting environment, plans are in place to keep them abreast of what is working and what is not.
Each day of Spartan Week presented a new athletic challenge for all the soldiers assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team.
Warrior Pointe, an organization started by former soldier Reed Pacheco in 2013, has grown quickly by connecting veterans with veterans and the resources that help them with specific issues.
Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division recently enhanced their capabilities to combat threats from radio-controlled explosive devices, which are used to harm service members.
ATLANTA - Nearly 77 percent of shoppers said they would financially assist our nation's troops and their families if they were offered a simple, inexpensive option to do so.
Adams earns degree, commissioned into Navy
Electrician's Mate 1st Class Shane Smitch, a Hinesville native assigned to Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo Port Operations in Japan, operates a security barrier boat during the assembling of a harbor security barrier. CFAS port operations manages ships' movement throughout the Sasebo region.
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