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Mother gets to promote son in Iraq

Sgt. Maj. Golden Giddings, an Alexandria, Va. native, speaks just before she promoted her son, Staff Sgt. Cleophus Giddings Jr., at Q-West in Iraq.

October 09, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Military


Wives take on 10-miler for deployed husbands

WASHINGTON, DC - For the last few months, a group of 37 wives at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield have been training to run the 23rd annual Army 10-Miler in honor of their deployed husbands of the 3rd Infantry Division.

October 06, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Military


Another 3rd ID soldier down

The Department of Defense has announcedd the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

October 06, 2007 | Staff report | Military


3rd ID, families mourn fallen heroes

When Spc. Jaime Rodriguez Jr. was three months old, his mother, Dulce Soto, nicknamed him "Pollito," or "little chicken," because of the yellow pajamas she dressed him in. Now, nearly 20 years later, she can call her middle child one of America's brave fallen heroes.

October 06, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


Fort Stewart convoys expected to cause delays

Military convoys Thursday and Friday will cause traffic delays on Fort Stewart highways.

October 04, 2007 | Staff Report | Military


Ten more trees going in on Warriors Walk

The 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will honor 10 fallen heroes with a tree dedication ceremony, 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Warriors Walk on post.

October 04, 2007 | Staff report | Military


Top chaplain assures units of their need

By Sgt. Natalie Rosek

October 04, 2007 | By Sgt. Natalie Rosek Special to the Courier | Military


3rd ID loses another hero

The 3rd Infantry Division suffered another loss during Operation Iraqi Freedom last Friday, according to a statement released by the Department of Defense Monday.

October 04, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


Deployed troops mark anniversary of 9/11 attacks

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.

October 04, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Military


Rocket grenade kills 3rd ID soldier

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.

October 02, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


Army considering Stewart for more soldiers

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.

October 02, 2007 | Staff report | Military


Keeping families informed

September 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Military


Christmas for troops drive under way

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.

September 29, 2007 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | Military


Family mourns 3rd ID soldier killed in Iraq

Family members in McHenry, Ill., are mourning the death of a 3rd Infantry Division soldier after the soldier was killed in Iraq last week.

September 29, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


National Guard gets new commander

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.

September 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Military


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Local veterans honored at VFW ceremony

Nearly 200 local veterans gathered outside the Veterans of Foreign War Post 6602 just prior to the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month.

November 12, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military


USO reopens lounge at airport

Savannah's Combat Readiness Training Center congratulated Savannah's USO and Gulfstream for refurbishing and reopening the USO Lounge at Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport.

November 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Military


Clerk urges vets to file military records

Barry Wilkes, clerk of the courts of Liberty County, is offering a free service to all veterans living in Liberty County that enables them to file their military discharge records (Form DD-214) for permanent and safe record-keeping in the clerk's office.

November 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Military


Vet on cross-country trek to honor soldiers

By now, chances are most folks have heard of Mike Viti, the former Army fullback, West Point graduate and member of the United States Military Academy's class of 2008 who won a Bronze Star while serving as an artillery officer in Afghanistan.

November 06, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Military


Local's daughter finishes unit training

Army Pvt. Lauren A. Nelson recently graduated from One Station Unit Training at Fort Leonard Wood in Waynesville, Mo.

November 04, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Military


Marne commander talks about 3rd ID missions

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Commander Maj. Gen. Mike Murray said about 1,000 Marne Division soldiers are or soon will be deployed, including Murray himself.

November 04, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military


Veterans Salute successful, despite weather

Despite overcast skies, high winds and low temperatures, a few hundred local residents and visitors gathered at Bryant Commons on Saturday for the second annual Veterans Salute.

November 04, 2014 | Randy Murray | Military


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