After May 28, the familiar blue sheets of paper that serve as temporary vehicle passes for access to Fort Stewart will be a thing of the past.
"This is a marathon, not a sprint," Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch, commander of the Third Infantry Division and Task Force Marne in Iraq, said of the war there.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee have released a list of businesses that offer discounts to the families of deployed soldiers.
The scenes were all too familiar Tuesday as soldiers of the Third Battalion of the Seventh Cavalry Regiment departed Fort Stewart to do their part in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
The soldiers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team have completed what was described as a very successful rotation at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., and will begin flights home next week.
By Pauline Arrillaga Associated Press National Writer She had raised her daughter for six years following the divorce, handled the shuttling to soccer practice and cheerleading, made sure schoolwork was done. Hardly a day went by when the two weren't together. Then Lt. Eva Crouch was mobilized with the Kentucky National Guard, and Sara went to stay with dad. A year and a half later, her assignment up, Crouch pulled into her driveway with one ...
Participants started their "Walk to Iraq and Back" Saturday on Fort Stewart. More than 60 teams consisting of an estimated 700 walkers took part in the event that is meant to bring 3rd Infantry Division families and others together to walk the miles the division traveled to and will travel from Iraq.
In support of the military, Congress declared May 1-June 14, National Military Appreciation Month, a time when citizens should make a special effort to thank the military and their families.
With the continuing deployments of 3rd Infantry Division soldiers to Iraq, the focus of the Hinesville Rotary Club's meeting on Tuesday was how the community can support the families left behind.
The deaths of three 3rd Infantry Division soldiers serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom were reported Monday by the Department of Defense. All three died from wounds suffered from improvised explosive device blasts.
The military support community has launched its deployment discount program to allow businesses to support the families of Fort Stewart/Hunter soldiers who are deployed.
WASHINGTON - Anti-war legislation on the way to President Bush for his promised veto represents a rare rebuke by Congress of a large and ongoing ground conflict.
U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston visited Fraser Counseling Center Friday to hear about mental health issues faced by soldiers and their famiiies.
As the Army prepares a final report on hospital problems, Fort Stewart officials say progress is being made on issues identified in a "tiger team" inspections of 11 facilities this past month.
Although his soldiers are "exactly where they should be in terms of equipment and training," the 3rd Infantry Division's commanding general said, "We are still losing great soldiers."
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.