By Sgt. Natalie Rosek
The 3rd Infantry Division suffered another loss during Operation Iraqi Freedom last Friday, according to a statement released by the Department of Defense Monday.
Task Force Marne soldiers hold a remembrance ceremony Sept. 11, at the Task Force Marne Headquarters, Camp Victory. Twenty-five soldiers took the opportunity on the sixth anniversary of the terror attacks to re-enlist.
A rocket grenade was responsible for the death of a Fort Benning 3rd Infantry Division soldier in Iraq last week, according to information provided by the Department of Defense Tuesday.
Fort Stewart is among 17 Army posts being studied to determine which would make the best homes for six new brigade combat teams over the next six years.
The third annual "Christmas for the Troops" Stocking Drive, presented by Soldiers' Angels, is well under way. Stockings will be prepared with goodies for soldiers who are deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Family members in McHenry, Ill., are mourning the death of a 3rd Infantry Division soldier after the soldier was killed in Iraq last week.
Georgia Army National Guardsmen from Fort Stewart and the Hinesville area have a new commander following the announcement by Gov. Sonny Perdue of retirement of Lt. Gen. David B. Poythress. The governor named Maj. Gen. William T. Nesbitt, commander, Georgia Army National Guard, as the new adjutant general of Georgia.
WASHINGTON - Gen. David Petraeus is not the first Iraq war commander to spell out a plan for winding down U.S. involvement there and putting the Iraqis in control.
NEW YORK - Dawn Halfaker remembers the clear desert sky that day in June 2004. She remembers it was quiet. An Army first lieutenant, she'd been serving in Iraq four months.
Seven members of the 3rd Infantry Division's 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team received Purple Heart medals during a ceremony inside Fort Stewart's Moon Theater Tuesday evening.
A 19-year-old 3rd Infantry Division soldier took his own life last week while serving in Iraq, according to his father.
A former Fort Stewart officer and West Point instructor is getting a second star in his job as commander of the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Ky.
Just having returned from his most recent trip to Iraq, U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) recently met with spouses of deployed 3rd Infantry Division soldiers to discuss the war in Iraq and the future of the fledgling national government there.
Former soldiers using pickup to raise awareness
Seventeen local employers took part in a military career fair and hiring event for active-duty soldiers, veterans and military family members Tuesday morning on Fort Stewart.
The USS Georgia, an Ohio-class submarine that was launched in November 1982, recently returned home to Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, adjacent to St. Marys in Camden County.
Few details have been announced yet, but Fort Stewart officials are confirming that soldiers from the post will deploy in the effort to control the spread of ebola.
Military families face a plethora of unique challenges as they routinely relocate, making it difficult for a spouse to find work.
This year's Expert Infantryman's Badge training and testing started last weekend with 958 infantrymen from all four 3rdInfantry Division brigades as well as soldiers with the 188th Infantry Brigade and at least one U.S. Special Operations Command soldier from Joint Base MacDill in Tampa, Florida.
Foul weather is not an obstacle for the American infantryman.
Five young people with ties to our area have completed basic training with the U.S. Air Force and Army:
Customers at a civilian barber shop wouldn't typically expect to see a military awards ceremony unfolding, but a few weeks ago, former soldier and local barber Willie Price unofficially was awarded a campaign medal he should have gotten 23 years ago.
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