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Kingston opposes House move on war

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.

April 12, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Military


3rd ID casaualty out of Benning

Friday, the Department of Defense announced the death of a Fort Benning soldier in Iraq.

April 10, 2007 | Staff report | Military


Stewart adding to training repertory

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.

April 10, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Military


Director of Public works has eye on soldier, future

The pink blossoms sway in a slight, spring breeze. The early morning sun filters through the branches. A wind chime adds its gentle notes to the sound of the breeze moving through the branches of the 320 Eastern Redbuds planted at Warriors Walk here.

April 07, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Military


Briefing

Speed-limit reduction temporary

April 03, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | Military


More soldiers killed, one from Fort Stewart

A soldier based at Fort Stewart, Spc. Forrest J. Waterbury, 25, of Richmond, Texas, died Wednesday in Iraq, near Ramadi, when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire, the Department of Defense said late Saturday.

April 03, 2007 | Associated Press | Military


Technology letting troops take families to war

PENSACOLA, Fla. - Returning from the streets of Baghdad, a soldier logs onto his personal laptop and decompresses by playing an interactive video game with his son, who is sitting at their home in the U.S.

April 03, 2007 | By Melissa Nelson Associated Press Writer | Military


3rd ID salutes fallen warriors

The eastern red bud trees blooming bright lavender flowers on Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk are representing the living memory of more than 300 fallen soldiers including two who died young.

March 31, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | Military


Area native is Pentagon's new IG

President Bush will nominate Army Lt. Gen. Claude Milton "Mickey" Kicklighter of Georgia to be the Pentagon's new inspector general, the White House announced Thursday.

March 27, 2007 | Staff report | Military


Briefing

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.

March 27, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | Military


Care at Stewart hospital critiqued

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.

March 27, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | Military


Ceremony marks departure of division

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.

March 24, 2007 | Staff Report | Military


Second BCT exercises readiness

MEDINA JABAL - You don't hear any pessimism in this "Iraqi" village on Fort Stewart, and very little questioning of the future.

March 22, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Military


3rd ID preps for third deployment

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.

March 22, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | Military


Salute deploying HQ

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.

March 20, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | Military


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Stewart infantrymen compete for EIB

Foul weather is not an obstacle for the American infantryman.

September 30, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military


Five complete basics

Five young people with ties to our area have completed basic training with the U.S. Air Force and Army:

September 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Military


Medal given after 23 years

Customers at a civilian barber shop wouldn't typically expect to see a military awards ceremony unfolding, but a few weeks ago, former soldier and local barber Willie Price unofficially was awarded a campaign medal he should have gotten 23 years ago.

September 29, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military


POW/MIAs remembered

Soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines, held as prisoners of war or still missing in action, were remember during a ceremony presented by the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 789 Friday evening at Fort Stewart's Marne Garden.

September 22, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military


'Providers' case colors

The 3rd Infantry Division's 3rd Sustainment Brigade marked its deployment to Kuwait Friday morning when it cased its colors in a ceremony at Fort Stewart's Marne Garden.

September 22, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military


Soldiers and veterans connect with employers

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.

September 19, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military


2nd Veterans Salute scheduled for Nov. 1

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.

September 17, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military


Fort Stewart remembers 9/11

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.

September 17, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military


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