The Department of Defense Sunday announced the death of a 3rd Infantry Division soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
The area's representative, Jack Kingston, (R.-Savannah) voted against a measure on funding the Iraq war that passed the U.S. House Friday, despite threats of veto from President Bush.
Friday, the Department of Defense announced the death of a Fort Benning soldier in Iraq. Pfc. Joey T. Sams II, 22, of Spartanburg, S.C., died Wednesday at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, of injuries suffered when he was pinned between two vehicles. Sams was assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division's 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. His death is under investigation.
With Wednesday's approval of funding for a new Urban Assault Course on Fort Stewart, 3rd Infantry Division soldiers can expect more realistic urban combat training to be in place next year.
The pink blossoms sway in a slight, spring breeze. The early morning sun filters through the branches. A wind chime adds its gentle notes to the sound of the breeze moving through the branches of the 320 Eastern Redbuds planted at Warriors Walk here.
Speed-limit reduction temporary Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield officials have said the reduced speed limits are temporary. "They were only done to make sure we have a safe environment for the training still occurring. Because we have so many units, so much maneuver by both wheeled and track vehicles, we put that in place to ensure complete safety. As soon as the unit training is completed this month, we will raise the speed limit ...
A soldier based at Fort Stewart, Spc. Forrest J. Waterbury, 25, of Richmond, Texas, died Wednesday in Iraq, near Ramadi, when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire, the Department of Defense said late Saturday.
PENSACOLA, Fla. - Returning from the streets of Baghdad, a soldier logs onto his personal laptop and decompresses by playing an interactive video game with his son, who is sitting at their home in the U.S.
The eastern red bud trees blooming bright lavender flowers on Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk are representing the living memory of more than 300 fallen soldiers including two who died young.
President Bush will nominate Army Lt. Gen. Claude Milton "Mickey" Kicklighter of Georgia to be the Pentagon's new inspector general, the White House announced Thursday.
Change in command Army Secretary Francis J. Harvey did not make a recent trip to Fort Benning as previously announced and was forced to resign last week over his response to problems of poor soldier treatment at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
A "tiger team" was on Fort Stewart Wednesday just one day after the Army announced a plan to study outpatient care and make sure the poor conditions found at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., are not the norm.
3rd Infantry Division Commanding General Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch and Division Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse L. Andrews case the division's colors in a ceremony Thursday marking the departure of the division headquarters. Lynch, Andrews and more than 1,000 headquarters troops will deploy to Iraq beginning next week on a historical third deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
MEDINA JABAL - You don't hear any pessimism in this "Iraqi" village on Fort Stewart, and very little questioning of the future.
The 3rd Infantry Division is moving in all directions at an incredible pace preparing for its third deployment to Iraq but will pause to pray, case the division colors and dance in the streets Thursday.
The grief does not end for family, friends and brothers in arms of servicemen and women still missing in action or kept as prisoners of war in a foreign country.
MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Navy Rear Admiral Annie B. Andrews, a Midway native, was assigned the Navy's top recruiter as commander, Navy Recruiting Command in a ceremony Aug. 29
Five soldiers assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division's 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team were honored Thursday morning with a tree-dedication ceremony at Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk.
Active-duty and former soldiers - some of whom served in World War II - gathered Saturday with community members in Ludowici for the unveiling of the Long County Veterans Memorial Monument. The multiyear project came to fruition over the weekend when the three-slab marble tribute was placed in Friendship Park.
Imagine a full-time job in which the only payment received is the satisfaction of helping others. That's what the nine volunteer staff members, including six service officers, with Disabled American Veterans Chapter 46 do each weekday.
Subcommittee chiefs of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee held a special meeting Tuesday at the Hinesville Police Department for discussion while coordinating final details for the first-ever Veterans Salute Day.
Soldiers, military retirees, first responders, Department of Defense civilians and military family members gathered Wednesday morning at Fort Stewart's main post chapel to remember the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
During a sweltering morning ceremony, Col. James Crider bid farewell to 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team and passed off command to a new leader during a ceremony Aug. 28 on Cottrell Field.
David Goode, son of Ludowici residents Freddie and Janis Goode, recently was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force.
Retired Army Lt. Gen. Roger Thompson on Tuesday told members of the Coastal Empire Chapter of the Association of the United States Army that budget cuts already are negatively affecting Army training.
Fort Stewart combat medic Pvt. Bryan Borrelli's quick thinking and newly acquired medical skills were tested Aug. 24 when he saved a woman's life in Savannah.
The newly established Georgia Military Veterans' Hall of Fame is accepting nominations of Georgia military veterans for induction into the 2013 inaugural class.
The 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Brigade likely will be deactivated up to two years earlier than previously announced.
Most of Beate Wickham's handcrafted artwork is seen only by friends and family members of those who've asked her to create something they can treasure as a memory of their military service or a memorial of their soldier.
Air Force Airman Juan M. Aponte has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.