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.
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.
Fort Stewart, Hinesville and the nation finally welcomed home veterans from the Vietnam War on Friday evening on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field.
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.
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?
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has authorized Defense Secretary Ash Carter to provide a modest increase in additional U.S. personnel to be deployed to Iraq in a noncombat role, Defense Department officials announced today.
A 3rd Infantry Division soldier deployed to Europe as part of the Army's Regionally Aligned Brigade died recently of natural causes, according to a Fort Stewart news release issued today.
The U.S. Army is working to determine who is best-qualified for its most physically demanding jobs, and Fort Stewart soldiers have volunteered to help researchers design tests for future recruits.
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