A simple "thank you" is not enough for some people. Retired Army Maj. Bryon Stephens Sr. and his son, Byron "Bubba" Stephens Jr., show their gratitude in a more substantial way. In 2004, Byron Jr. and close friend Al Jordan founded Bass Anglers Plus Inc., a nonprofit organization that supports military members through fishing tournaments and fundraisers that help wounded warriors and disabled veterans. Bass Anglers Plus Inc. and the Chatham County Park Service will ...
Despite its hardships on families and personal risks to life and limb, military service often is a family tradition. Nicholas Rorro is the fifth of six generations to serve in the military. His son Curtis Rorro is the sixth generation soldier, but if Nick has any say about it, he'll be the last. Both soldiers are medically retired due to multiple physical injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder.
A local homebuilding company is doing its part to ensure a wounded warrior and his or her family will have a home suited to their needs.
It doesn't cost anything to treat customers with respect. Col. Kevin Gregory, U.S. Army Garrison commander for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, said that to members and partners of the installation and community inside the post exchange Thursday morning. He and several others then signed a Customer Service Covenant - 2013 the Year of the Customer. Gregory signed a similar covenant at the Hunter Club Wednesday, he said. He referred to "team Stewart," which includes soldiers, ...
Fort Stewart's new virtual-training facility officially opened for business Tuesday afternoon with a ribbon cutting.
Air Force Airman Dnetric D. Gatling graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - Overcast skies, mud and the threat of rain could not keep the smiles from the faces of Army Spc. Josh Hansbrough and his father Danny Hansbrough on Feb. 21 in Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.
Another tree has been added to the rows of eastern redbud trees that border Fort Stewart's 6th Street from Gulick Avenue to Bundy Street and separate Taylors Creek Golf Course from Cottrell Field and Quick Track. This 445th eastern redbud honors the ultimate sacrifice made by Sgt. Aaron X. Wittman, 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division.
RICHMOND HILL - Fort Stewart Garrison Commander Col. Kevin Gregory believes the troops at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield are in a "good position" when it comes to force restructuring and sequestration.
The public comment period for the Army's Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Army 2020 Force Structure Realignment, a non-decisional study that considers the effects of both growth and reduction at installations across the Army, has been extended by 30 days.
The Gray Eagle, an unmanned aircraft system, soon will be flying over Fort Stewart as the new unit trains for real-world missions in Afghanistan, according to Lt. Col. Alberto Garnica, 3rd Infantry Division G-3 operations officer-rear, and Chief Warrant Officer-4 Kelly Leonard, G-3 aviation-rear.
Air Force Reserve Airman Ranisha E. Alexander graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
The 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division cased its colors Thursday on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field.
Fort Stewart's Noncommissioned Officers Academy has a new commandant, Command Sgt. Maj. Lindsey G. Streeter.
Members of the East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 and the congregation of the South Newport Baptist Church in Townsend conducted memorial services Sunday to honor four Army chaplains. The services observed the 70th anniversary of the actions of chaplain-lieutenants George L. Fox, Alexander D. Goode, Clark V. Poling and John P. Washington.
The Supermarket of Veterans Benefits will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday at the Georgia Department of Veterans Service at the Georgia National Guard Armory, 1248 Eisenhower Drive in Savannah.
GLENNVILLE - Wreaths Across America, a nonprofit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, is working to fulfill its mission to remember, honor and teach.
With Monday night's return of the Marne Division's 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team trail party, the 3rd Infantry Division is essentially home, according to Fort Stewart public-affairs spokesman Kevin Larson.
Retired Army Sgt. Maj. Adna Romanza Chaffee IV began his military career straight out of high school in 1959. He was keeping with a family tradition that goes back to his great grandfather, Lt. Gen. Adna Romanza Chaffee Sr., who started his military career as an enlisted soldier in 1861 and rose through ranks to become the second chief of staff of the Army.
Army Pfc. William A. Troy Jr. recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
Fort Stewart's Warriors in Transition Unit can take the credit for two new athletic events at this year's Marne Week competitions, which celebrated the 3rd Infantry Division's 96th birthday.
One competition for 3rd Infantry Division soldiers during Marne Week was not athletic, but it is a sport, according to Capt. Randy Crocker, officer in charge of the second annual Marne Week BBQ Cookoff.
Wheelchair basketball is as fast-paced and even more challenging than its counterpart, according to Lt. Col. Rose Deck, commander of Fort Stewart's Warrior Transition Unit.
The 3rd Infantry Division's 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team is getting home from Afghanistan just in time for Thanksgiving.
Liberty County's first-ever Veterans Salute kicked off at 10 a.m. Saturday with the annual Veterans Day parade through downtown Hinesville. The parade was followed by the salute at Bryant Commons, which included live entertainment, food, arts-and-crafts vendors and children's games.
The community showed its support for veterans Monday, beginning with a formal Veterans Day ceremony at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 6602. There also were discounts or free meals provided for veterans by restaurants.
The Hinesville City Council on Thursday approved changes to the Department of Veterans Affairs clinic.
Local veterans' organizations led by the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee will host the inaugural Veterans Salute at Saturday, Nov. 16.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas and other Coastal Georgia leaders recently visited Washington, D.C., where they talked with congressional and military leaders about the affects sequestration and the recent government shutdown have had on communities surrounding Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.
The Department of Defense announced Monday the death of a 3rd Infantry Division soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.