DUBLIN - Parades honoring the Georgia National Guard's 48th Infantry Brigade kick off in Dublin.
Brigade commander Col. Lee Durham says the 48th and its support battalions are being shipped in stages to Afghanistan.
Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield and the 3rd Infantry Division marked 100 days fatality free March 27. In the 100 days leading up to March 27, the installation did not lose a Soldier to a traffic accident fatality.
"This is a major milestone and CSM Jesse Andrews and I couldn't be more proud of our soldiers," said 3rd Infantry Division commander Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo. "A Soldier's life is inherently dangerous. Every day, we handle weapons and work on or operate unforgiving vehicles and equipment. Even without the presence of an armed enemy, there are so many ways to ...
Now that the Article 32 hearing for Sgt. Joseph C. Bozicevich has ended, it will be up to Fort Stewart's commanding officer, Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo to determine what actions the soldier will face next.
Testimony is scheduled to resume for a second day in the military hearing for a Fort Stewart sergeant charged with murdering two U.S. soldiers in his unit last year at a patrol base in Iraq.
Army Sgt. Joseph Bozicevich (BAH-seh-vich) of Minneapolis is accused of fatally shooting a superior and a fellow team leader in his unit Sept. 14 as they gave him disciplinary counseling for poor performance.
An investigative hearing at Fort Stewart is expected to reveal some of the details about the case of an Army sergeant charged with murdering a superior and a fellow noncommissioned officer last year in Iraq.
The Article 32 hearing for accused Sgt. Joseph Bozicevich of Minneapolis was to begin this morning. The hearing, similar to a civilian grand jury, will determine whether Bozicevich's case goes to a court-martial.
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - Every soldier who's gone to war in the past year paused before leaving to take a brain test - basic math, matching numbers and symbols and identifying patterns to measure response time and accuracy. Now that some of these troops have returned, they're taking a fresh round of tests, all part of a broad effort by the military to better treat head injuries.
The Department of Defense is also deploying some unusual weapons for treating the injuries, including paint guns and motion-sensitive video games integrated into therapy at new trauma centers around the country.
While Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced plans to direct money into combat systems that troops use in war, soldiers at Fort Stewart were ceremonially receiving newly-designed tactical vehicles, used to carry fuel and supplies during combat.
WASHINGTON - The Army is reassigning up to 600 active reserve and active duty troops to Fort Hood in Texas this summer and next year.
On Friday, nearly 65 Fort Stewart soldiers received a special visit from their commanding officer, Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo.
They are known as the life-support for Army brigades, flowing from makeshift base to makeshift base like blood through arteries.
WASHINGTON - The military is racing to inspect more than 90,000 U.S.-run facilities across Iraq to reduce a deadly threat troops face far off the battlefield: electrocution or shock while showering or using appliances.
About one-third of the inspections so far have turned up major electrical problems, according to interviews and an internal military document obtained by The Associated Press. Half of the problems they found have since been fixed but about 65,000 facilities still need to be inspected, which could take the rest of this year. Senior Pentagon officials were on Capitol Hill this week for ...
The Army's process of determining whether soldiers are physically fit to fight could be the reason more than 45,000 unhealthy U.S. soldiers have been sent to war, despite doctor recommendations.
The seats were filled at Fort Stewart's Woodruff Theater Wednesday night as soldiers and their families attended a special, invitation-only screening of the Samuel Goldwyn film "Brothers at War."
Col. Thomas James sat at a table in Club Stewart's rocket room Wednesday morning after attending another battalion change-of-command reception, signifying more of the formal modifications taking place as the 4th Brigade Combat Team transitions from a heavy to a light brigade.
WASHINGTON - The Army this summer will start cutting back on use of the unpopular practice of holding troops beyond their enlistment dates and hopes to almost completely eliminate it in two years.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates said, though, that it may never be possible to completely get rid of the policy called "stop-loss," under which some 13,000 soldiers whose time is already up are still being forced to continue serving.
Like many over the decades, Wyman May relocated to Hinesville because of the Army.
The public is invited to visit area military cemeteries with the Fort Stewart Historic Communities Council semiannual meeting and spring cemetery visit on April 20.
There is still time for area Vietnam veterans to sign up for the upcoming Vietnam Veteran Honors program set for 2 p.m. April 29 ...
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