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Army considering Stewart for more soldiers

Fort Stewart is among 17 Army posts being studied to determine which would make the best homes for six new brigade combat teams over the next six years.

October 02, 2007 | Staff report | Military


Keeping families informed

September 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Military


Christmas for troops drive under way

The third annual "Christmas for the Troops" Stocking Drive, presented by Soldiers' Angels, is well under way. Stockings will be prepared with goodies for soldiers who are deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.

September 29, 2007 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | Military


Family mourns 3rd ID soldier killed in Iraq

Family members in McHenry, Ill., are mourning the death of a 3rd Infantry Division soldier after the soldier was killed in Iraq last week.

September 29, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


National Guard gets new commander

Georgia Army National Guardsmen from Fort Stewart and the Hinesville area have a new commander following the announcement by Gov. Sonny Perdue of retirement of Lt. Gen. David B. Poythress. The governor named Maj. Gen. William T. Nesbitt, commander, Georgia Army National Guard, as the new adjutant general of Georgia.

September 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Military


Petraeus plan echoes earlier hope for cuts

WASHINGTON - Gen. David Petraeus is not the first Iraq war commander to spell out a plan for winding down U.S. involvement there and putting the Iraqis in control.

September 27, 2007 | By Robert Burns Associated Press Military Writer | Military


Stories of wounded Iraq vets on HBO

NEW YORK - Dawn Halfaker remembers the clear desert sky that day in June 2004. She remembers it was quiet. An Army first lieutenant, she'd been serving in Iraq four months.

September 25, 2007 | The Associated Press | Military


Seven receive Purple Heart award

Seven members of the 3rd Infantry Division's 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team received Purple Heart medals during a ceremony inside Fort Stewart's Moon Theater Tuesday evening.

September 22, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


Family says soldier took own life

A 19-year-old 3rd Infantry Division soldier took his own life last week while serving in Iraq, according to his father.

September 22, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


General gets his second star

A former Fort Stewart officer and West Point instructor is getting a second star in his job as commander of the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Ky.

September 20, 2007 | Staff Report | Military


Lawmaker assures deployed soldiers' spouses

Just having returned from his most recent trip to Iraq, U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) recently met with spouses of deployed 3rd Infantry Division soldiers to discuss the war in Iraq and the future of the fledgling national government there.

September 20, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


Army probes soldier's death in Iraq

The death of a 3rd Infantry Division soldier is being investigated by the Department of Defense, according to a statement released by the department Monday.

September 20, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


Deaths steel family's resolve

CLOVIS, Calif. - A father who lost a second son last week in the Iraq war said Thursday the support his family has received has helped them sustain their belief in the United States' efforts to combat global terrorism.

September 19, 2007 | By Garane Burke Associated Press Writer | Military


State limits insurance sales to young soldiers

ATLANTA (AP) - Military recruits in Georgia will face stronger protections from unscrupulous life insurance agents trying to peddle them policies they don't need, according to state rules that took effect Saturday.

September 19, 2007 | Staff Report | Military


Hinesville looks to gain outpatient clinic

A new Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic is slated to open in Hinesville by 2012, but the announcement was met with a lukewarm response from military veterans.

September 15, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


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Stewart garrison command called awesome

Colonel Kevin Gregory, Fort Stewart garrison commander for the last three years, bid farewell to friends and the community Wednesday at Club Stewart during a change of command.

July 04, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Military


‘Gabe was born a Ranger’

Hinesville native Lt. Col. Rembert Gary Rollison was inducted, along with 16 others, into the Ranger Hall of Fame on Tuesday during a ceremony on Fort Benning.

June 27, 2015 | Caitlin Kenney | Military


‘I’m so glad to be home’

Fort Stewart, Hinesville and the nation finally welcomed home veterans from the Vietnam War on Friday evening on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field.

June 21, 2015 | Caitlin Kenney | Military


Army, Marines communicate long-distance in exercise

Marine reservists and soldiers from across the Army trained, tested and verified the capability to communicate fire missions to one another from long distances this past weekend at Fort Stewart.

June 18, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Military


Trust key to helping those in crisis

What would you do if you saw a friend who was intoxicated go with someone you knew wasn't of good character, but that person could overpower you if you tried to intervene?

June 15, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Military


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