CAMP STRIKER, Iraq – When Spc. Shamario Jackson was ready to re-enlist, he didn't talk to his career counselor like most Soldiers; he called his dad.
The U.S. Army Reserve Command, Georgia National Guard and the USO of Georgia came together Dec. 19 to help spread a little holiday cheer among some of the country's wounded heroes and those who care for them.
A Fort Stewart soldier is one of two U.S. soldiers whose death in Iraq in February was caused by friendly fire, according to a military investigation that said poor training and planning were to blame.
FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq – Concerned local citizens from Arab Jabour held a luncheon for coalition forces, Dec. 17, to mark the security progress being made in the village of Abd-Al Salmon.
Operation Homefront is asking residents and business in the Hinesville area for their assistance to help a service member in need.
Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch, Multi-National Division - Center commander, and MND-C Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse L. Andrews Jr. step back after flipping a switch to light up a Christmas palm tree during a tree-lighting ceremony in front of MND-C Headquarters on Dec. 16 at Camp Victory.
A 3rd Infantry Division soldier was killed in Iraq last week as he attempted to help an injured comrade during combat.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - It was Day 3 of NORAD-USNORTHCOM's exercise, Vigilant Shield 08 and Top Officers 4, and the "reports" were coming in of the explosion of "dirty bombs" in Guam, at Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix and at the Steel Bridge in Portland, Ore.
SANFORD, N.C. -- Private First Class Jason Scheuerman nailed a suicide note to his barracks closet in Iraq, stepped inside and shot himself.
BAGHDAD -- Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Tuesday that the United States, Iraq and Turkey have a "common interest" in stopping Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq, but cautioned against taking any action that could destabilize the region.
WASHINGTON -- The Senate is poised to take up a $516 billion measure to fund 14 Cabinet agencies and troops in Afghanistan, with President Bush likely to sign the measure if his GOP allies can add up to $40 billion for the war in Iraq.
Col. Wayne Grigsby, commander of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, briefed bloggers in a conference call/video session Thursday morning. The video of his opening statement is in the media player at left.
ATLANTA - Operation Homefront announced that it has been overwhelmed by requests for emergency assistance by military families, and the nonprofit organization is requesting immediate donations from the local community to help address the need.
Hinesville Military Affairs Committee members would like to see a much-larger sign marking the entrance to Bryant Commons.
Lamar Smith Signature Homes, which builds new homes in Coastal Georgia, recently announced that 1st Lt. Hank Brady of the 3rd Combined Arms Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division has been selected to receive an Operation Hero House.
A dozen Fort Stewart soldiers were recognized Thursday afternoon at the Sfc. Paul R. Smith Education Center for having completed a six-month apprenticeship program with Georgia Power.
In June 2014, the U.S. Army released the Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment (SPEA) in response to additional cuts the Army is projecting. In June 2013, the Army announced it was cutting the active component by 70,000.
WARNER ROBINS - State officials broke ground Tuesday on a $10-million center for military veterans transitioning to civilian careers.
Seven people with ties to Liberty and Long counties recently completed training for their basic training:
WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 - U.S. service members truly lost a friend with the death of Robin Williams yesterday.
Editor's note: Capt. Matthew Freeman of Richmond Hill was killed in action Aug. 7, 2009 in Afghanistan. This blog was written and posted online in May by Chris Hernandez, a writer and former Marine now serving with the Texas Army National Guard. It's being reprinted verbatim in honor of Capt. Freeman, and all military service members who didn't make it home. May they all rest in peace.
Soldiers with the 92ndEngineer Battalion Thursday destroyed a range tower that was built by that unit 32 years ago.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama Thursday signed into law the Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014 during a ceremony at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
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