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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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24th ID veterans return to Fort Stewart for Desert Storm anniversary

Correction: 24th Infantry Division Association Vice President Chris Stapleton was misidentified as Chris Carpenter in the Courier story Wednesdsay. The Courier regrets the error.

February 21, 2018 | Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Military


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