Veterans Day in an Army town is always kind of special.
Retired 1st Sgt. Toby Knight served in three infantry divisions during his 26 years in the Army - the 101st, the 4th and the 3rd.
Veterans Day in Liberty County got off to an early start this year, as Hinesville's fourth annual Veterans Salute promised a good time Saturday to those who attended.
Hinesville was designated as a Purple Heart City Thursday that "appreciates the sacrifices that our Purple Heart recipients made in defending our freedom, and believe it is important that we acknowledge them for their courage and show them the honor and support that they have earned," according to a proclamation signed by Hinesville Mayor Allen Brown.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter headed a long list of civilian and military officials who appeared Wednesday at the local hearing of the Georgia House Study Committee on Military Affairs.
There will be more than normal fixed wing and rotary aircraft flights in the area beginning for the next two weeks.
It's not just people who can make a difference in people's lives.
The fourth annual Veterans Salute is on the horizon, and the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee is busy finalizing plans.
Fort Stewart's top commander, Maj. Gen. James Rainey, has said before he thinks the U.S. will be fighting a full-scale war sooner rather than later.
Attendance might have been sparse but patriotism was strong at the Sept. 11 anniversary observance Sunday by the East Liberty County American Legion Post 321.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern's military students, veterans and their family members now have a new space to call home on campus with the official opening of the Military and Veteran Student Center, located in Fielding D. Russell Union.
Late Saturday evening, 147 soldiers from 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team were reunited with their families.
When construction began Wednesday at the site of the Veterans Memorial Walk, future veterans were there to start the groundwork.
Fort Stewart's Winn Army Community Hospital is hosting its sixth annual Baby Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Club Stewart Ballroom.
"Fort Stewart is the place where we take care of soldiers," Under Secretary of the United States Army Patrick Murphy said during his visit to the 3rd Infantry Division Wednesday.
Supporters waving American flags greeted more than 100 cyclists who rode into Richmond Hill Tuesday afternoon in a ride described as freeing for disabled veterans ...
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