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Retiring commander sees progress in region

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2008 - The "economic lifeblood of the developed world" flows through U.S. Central Command, a region beset by "vast instability," the CENTCOM commander said here last night.

April 05, 2008 | By John J. Kruzel American Forces Press Service | Military


Photos from the field

Here are some photographs out of Iraq, showing what troops with the 3rd Infantry Division have been doing.

April 05, 2008 | Staff Report | Military


Combat Pay Counts Toward Economic Stimulus Payment Eligibility

WASHINGTON -- Military personnel serving in combat zones are eligible for an economic stimulus payment, an Internal Revenue Service spokesman said today during an "America Supports You Live" interview on BlogTalkRadio.com.

While combat pay generally is nontaxable, servicemembers are permitted to count this pay on their 2007 or 2008 income tax returns if it helps their eligibility, Clay Sanford explained.

April 05, 2008 | By Jamie Findlater Special to American Forces Press Service | Military


Freedom Journal Iraq March 20

A military broadcast about activities in Iraq. Click on the media player at left to view the broadcast. It lasts about 10 minutes.

April 04, 2008 | Staff Report | Military


Review panel recommends military pay changes

WASHINGTON -- The 10th Quadrennial Review of Military Compensation has suggested a new way of measuring military pay, proposed that more money be spent on special and incentive pays, and recommended restructuring the basic allowance for housing.

April 02, 2008 | By Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service | Military


Army remains strong; stretched

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Army remains ready to engage and defeat America's enemies despite experiencing strain after seven years of wartime deployments, the Army's top civilian and military leaders told a Senate panel.

April 02, 2008 | By Gerry J. Gilmore American Forces Press Service | Military


Businesses put off limits

A Savannah attorney and a business formerly listing Hinesville and Midway addresses are among firms officially off limits to members of the U.S. armed forces.

April 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Military


Freedom Journal Iraq March 17

A military broadcast about activities in Iraq. Click on the media player at left to view the broadcast. It lasts about 10 minutes.

April 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Military


Marne Forward for March 16

April 01, 2008 | 3rd ID PAO | Military


Freedom Journal Iraq March 13

A military broadcast about activities in Iraq. Click on the media player at left to view the broadcast. It lasts about 10 minutes.

March 30, 2008 | Staff Report | Military


Freedom Journal Iraq March 12

A military broadcast about activities in Iraq. Click on the media player at left to view the broadcast. It lasts about 10 minutes.

March 28, 2008 | Staff Report | Military


Freedom Journal Iraq March 11

A military broadcast about activities in Iraq. Click on the media player at left to view the broadcast. It lasts about 10 minutes.

March 27, 2008 | Staff Report | Military


CENCOM commander resigns

WASHINGTON -- For Navy Adm. William J. Fallon, the perception of a disagreement with President Bush's policies on Iran rather than an actual rift was enough reason to step down as the commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East.

March 27, 2008 | By Robert Burns AP military writer | Military


Freedom Journal Iraq March 10

A military broadcast about activities in Iraq. Click on the media player at left to view the broadcast. It lasts about 10 minutes.

March 25, 2008 | Staff Report | Military


1st BCT begins redeployment after 15 months in Iraq

The first soldiers of the First Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, were welcomed home during a ceremony on Fort Stewart Wednesday night.

March 22, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Military


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Local veterans honored at VFW ceremony

Nearly 200 local veterans gathered outside the Veterans of Foreign War Post 6602 just prior to the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month.

November 12, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military


USO reopens lounge at airport

Savannah's Combat Readiness Training Center congratulated Savannah's USO and Gulfstream for refurbishing and reopening the USO Lounge at Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport.

November 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Military


Clerk urges vets to file military records

Barry Wilkes, clerk of the courts of Liberty County, is offering a free service to all veterans living in Liberty County that enables them to file their military discharge records (Form DD-214) for permanent and safe record-keeping in the clerk's office.

November 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Military


Vet on cross-country trek to honor soldiers

By now, chances are most folks have heard of Mike Viti, the former Army fullback, West Point graduate and member of the United States Military Academy's class of 2008 who won a Bronze Star while serving as an artillery officer in Afghanistan.

November 06, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Military


Local's daughter finishes unit training

Army Pvt. Lauren A. Nelson recently graduated from One Station Unit Training at Fort Leonard Wood in Waynesville, Mo.

November 04, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Military


Marne commander talks about 3rd ID missions

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Commander Maj. Gen. Mike Murray said about 1,000 Marne Division soldiers are or soon will be deployed, including Murray himself.

November 04, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military


Veterans Salute successful, despite weather

Despite overcast skies, high winds and low temperatures, a few hundred local residents and visitors gathered at Bryant Commons on Saturday for the second annual Veterans Salute.

November 04, 2014 | Randy Murray | Military


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