The 2007 Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf has announced that all active-duty military personnel and their immediate families, including spouses, parents, siblings and children, will receive free tickets to the upcoming tournament at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa, April 20-22.
The nomination of Glennville native Claude M. "Mickey" Kicklighter to be the Department of Defense inspector general was confirmed by the Senate on April 12, according to the Pentagon Web site.
WASHINGTON - Stretched thin by four years of war, the Army is adding three months to the standard yearlong tour for active-duty soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, a step aimed at maintaining the troop buildup in Baghdad.
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon poured more than $1 billion into bonuses last year to keep soldiers and Marines in the military in the face of an unpopular war and battlefield deployments that are getting longer and more frequent.
The Hinesville Rotary Club donated $500 to help a wounded soldiers' care basket program after its organizer spoke to club members Tuesday.
Col. Todd Buchs, Fort Stewart garrison commander, told a Hinesville group Wednesday that while the community should count on deployments from the post into the foreseeable future, they would be more often be one brigade at a time, "but not the whole division."
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee has organized a Beanie Baby or small stuffed animal drive to send to the soldiers of the 3ID.
A well-respected former commanding general of Fort Stewart with Liberty County ties, William Webster, has been nominated for a third star and named to a double-hatted position as deputy commander, U.S. Northern Command and vice commander, U.S. element , North American Aerospace Defense Command.
WASHINGTON - For just the second time since the war began, the Army is sending large units back to Iraq without giving them at least a year at home, defense officials said Monday.
One of the newest books at the Live Oak Public Library is "A Tale of Two Quagmires - Iraq, Vietnam and the Hard Lessons of War."
Washington D.C. - The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reminds members of the military to take advantage of Free File, which allows taxpayers to prepare and e-file their federal income tax return online for free. Taxpayers who have an adjusted gross income of $52,000 or less in 2006 are eligible.
The Department of Defense Sunday announced the death of a 3rd Infantry Division soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
The area's representative, Jack Kingston, (R.-Savannah) voted against a measure on funding the Iraq war that passed the U.S. House Friday, despite threats of veto from President Bush.
Friday, the Department of Defense announced the death of a Fort Benning soldier in Iraq.
With Wednesday's approval of funding for a new Urban Assault Course on Fort Stewart, 3rd Infantry Division soldiers can expect more realistic urban combat training to be in place next year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., told Hinesville residents he opposes troop cuts at Fort Stewart at a town hall meeting Friday.
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.
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