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Vets, troops out of uniform can now salute flag

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2008 - A change to federal law allows U.S. veterans and military personnel not in uniform to render the military-style hand salute during the playing of the national anthem.

November 22, 2008 | American Forces Press Service | Military


Troop strength in Iraq being cut to 14 brigades

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2008 - About 3,000 soldiers assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team will leave Iraq nearly two months earlier than planned, reducing the total number of U.S. brigades in Iraq to 14, military officials said.

November 21, 2008 | By Gerry J. Gilmore American Forces Press Service | Military


Texas Guard leaves for Iraq

About 3,500 soldiers of the Texas National Guard got their sendoff to Iraq Saturday, honored by family and friends, generals, other soldiers and a flyover of a double-vee formation of migrating geese.

November 18, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. Staff writer | Military


Postal service sets holiday guidelines

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2008 - As the holidays approach and military families start thinking about what they're going to send loved ones serving overseas, there are a few dates to keep in mind.

November 18, 2008 | By Samantha Quigley American Forces Press Service | Military


Petreaus takes helm of Central Command

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2008 - Army Gen. David H. Petraeus assumed leadership of the U.S. military command charged with helping to build peace in a tough and war-torn part of the world today.

November 15, 2008 | By Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service | Military


Army begins study of soldier suicides

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2008 - The Army and the National Institute of Mental Health have begun a five-year, $50 million research program into the factors behind soldier suicides and how to prevent them, Army Secretary Pete Geren told reporters at the Pentagon yesterday.

November 14, 2008 | By J.D. Leipold Special to American Forces Press Service | Military


Interview with MG Tony Cucolo

Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, commanding general of Fort Stewart and the 3rd Infantry Division, and his top enlisted aide, Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse Andrews, talked about what's coming for the largest U.S. military installation east of the Mississippi River during an interview with Courier staff. At right is a video of about 15 minutes of the questioning by staff writer Joe Parker. Another segment of the interview will be posted separately.

November 12, 2008 | Staff report | Military


Interview with CG Tony Cucolo part 2

Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, commanding general of Fort Stewart and the 3rd Infantry Division, and his top enlisted aide, Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse Andrews, talked about what's coming for the largest U.S. military installation east of the Mississippi River during an interview with Courier staff. At right is part 2 of the video and it is about 11 minutes of the questioning by staff writer Joe Parker. Another segment of the interview will be posted separately.

November 12, 2008 | Staff Report | Military


Eight Guardsmen earn citizenship while here

The United States gained eight new citizens Saturday, citizens who were already wearing their country's uniform and fighting for it.

November 11, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. Staff writer | Military


Soldiers hone combat skills in competition

Fort Stewart's SSgt. Keith Bach took home first place honors from an Army-wide combatives championship at Fort Benning earlier this month.

November 04, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Military


Soldiers accept charity duty

The 3rd Brigade Support Battalion of Fort Stewart's Third Infantry Division, First Brigade Combat Team, kicks off Make a Difference Week with its support to America's Second Harvest at 9 a.m. in Savannah Monday.

November 04, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Military


Veteran gets Purple Heart 58 years after injury

Soldiers wounded in action are authorized to receive the Purple Heart medal. Sometimes the Army takes care of the award promptly and sometimes it takes a while.

November 04, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. Staff writer | Military


Three more trees added to Warriors Walk

Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo opened Thursday's Warriors Walk tree ceremony searching for words to convey the Army's sorrow over losing three 3rd Infantry Division soldiers in September.

November 01, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. Staff writer | Military


Iraqi Freedom Minute Oct. 15

Here's a glimpse of what is going on with U.S. troops in Iraq. It is a military video.

October 30, 2008 | Staff Report | Military


Warrior Walk ceremony Thursday

The 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will honor three fallen heroes with a tree dedication ceremony, 9:30 a.m., Thursday, at Warriors Walk.

October 30, 2008 | Staff report | Military


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Veterans can get service dogs free

K9 Battle Buddies, a nonprofit organization near Fort Stewart, is accepting applications from combat veterans who need service dogs to help them with PTSD/TBI.

June 13, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Military


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