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Ferrell sent off with shower of good will

For many on Fort Stewart, Col. Terry Ferrell is best known for his smile and his relentless love for soldiers.

May 01, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Military


Britian ending combat operations in Iraq

LONDON - British Prime Minister Gordon Brown says U.K. forces have ended their combat operations in Iraq.

Brown says British combat patrols in Basra will end as the troops prepare to leave the country.

April 30, 2009 | Associated Press | Military


Soldiers memorial draws donations

The Raider Brigade Fallen Soldiers' Memorial chairwoman Laura Rittenhouse received a $1,000 check from BAE Systems, presented by Mark T. Baker, Fort Stewart/Benning site manager, on April 9 at 1st Heavy Brigade Combat team Headquarters.

April 27, 2009 | Staff report | Military


Waycross soldier dies

The Department of Defense announced Saturday the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

CSM Benjamin Moore Jr., 43, of Waycross died April 24 at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 2d Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

April 27, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Military


Families allowing coverage of return of remains

DOVER, Del. (AP) - In the weeks since the Pentagon ended an 18-year ban on media coverage of fallen soldiers returning to the U.S., most families given the option have allowed reporters and photographers to witness the solemn ceremonies that mark the arrival of flag-draped transfer cases.

Critics had warned that military families needed privacy and peace activists might exploit the images, but so far the coverage has not caused problems.

April 27, 2009 | By Randall Chase Associated Press writer | Military


Parades honor deploying Guard units

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.

April 21, 2009 | Associated Press | Military


Post reaches 100-day safety mileston

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 ...

April 20, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Military


What's next in fraggin case

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.

April 20, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Military


Testimony to continue on post today

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.

April 14, 2009 | Associated Press | Military


Soldier faces hearing in slayings in Iraq

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.

April 13, 2009 | Associated Press | Military


Returning troops tested for brain injuries

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.

April 09, 2009 | By Kristin M. Hall Associated Press writer | Military


Stewart unit first to get new tactical trucks

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.

April 08, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Military


Army locating hundred of troops to Fort Hood

WASHINGTON - The Army is reassigning up to 600 active reserve and active duty troops to Fort Hood in Texas this summer and next year.

April 06, 2009 | Associated Press | Military


Unit's soldiers DUI free for 180 days

On Friday, nearly 65 Fort Stewart soldiers received a special visit from their commanding officer, Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo.

March 30, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Military


2nd BCT troops train to skirt combat

They are known as the life-support for Army brigades, flowing from makeshift base to makeshift base like blood through arteries.

March 27, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Military


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Soldiers prepare for training rotation

An Apache helicopter from the 3rd Infantry Division's 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade interrupted the early afternoon stillness Sept. 1 on Fort Stewart's Red ...

September 18, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Military


Fort Stewart AAFES icon retiring after 50 years

Army and Air Force Exchange Service employee Jeanette Phillips is retiring after 50 years of service.

September 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Military


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