FORT BENNING -- A soldier who pleaded guilty to the August 2006 murder of a Columbus cab driver has been sentenced to 60 years in prison and will be dishonorably discharged.
Samuel Perry, 18, pleaded guilty Monday to murder, kidnapping, larceny and two counts of robbery of Goldstar Taxi Services driver Jack L. Horne Jr., said Fort Benning spokeswoman Elsie Jackson. Col. James Pohl presided over the court-martial.
On Nov. 28, the Georgia Department of Veterans Service will dedicate Georgia's newest state veterans' cemetery in Glennville, about one mile north of the downtown area, off of U.S. Highway 301 at the old Dyess Farm Road.
WASHINGTON -- Two Republican senators said Monday that unless Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki makes more political progress by January, the U.S. should consider pulling political or financial support for his government.
A fall from a rooftop during training is reportedly to blame for the death of a 3rd Infantry Division soldier in Iraq, according to family members.
With his recent signing of the 2008 Defense Appropriations bill, President Bush approved nearly $3 million in federal funding for training and refurbishment projects on Fort Stewart, as well as a pay raise for service members.
On Nov. 21, the U.S. Army's Third Infantry Division celebrates its 90th birthday and service to America, dating back to World War I when it's "Dog Face Soldiers" first blocked German troops from entering Paris and earned them the nickname, "The Rock of the Marne."
Maria L. Britt set a record when she was named the Georgia Army National Guard's first female battalion commander in 1999 and she will set another one when, wearing the star of a brigadier general, she takes over next month as the Guard's commander.
JACKSON, Miss. -- Spc. Melvin Henley was on his second tour of duty in Iraq family members say when he died Wednesday at Camp Striker in Iraq from injuries suffered from a noncombat-related incident.
The Department of Defense announced Friday the death of a 3rd Infantry Division soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
DALLAS – When issuing suggested holiday mailing deadlines for military care packages, the Unites States Postal Service made sure to highlight that "all packages and mail must be addressed to individual service members, as required by U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) regulations."
Since the DoD suspended mail addressed to "any servicemember" nearly six years ago, individuals and organizations back home, as well as troops deployed to the contingency theater, have devised a variety of cumbersome, and sometimes potentially dangerous, methods to circumvent security and transportation concerns that originally led to the cancellation of the program.
Relaxing on the couch while watching a movie on DVD is a leisurely comfort many take for granted but can mean a lot for soldiers spending months at a rehabilitation clinic.
The soldiers of the Indiana National Guard's 76th Brigade Combat Team are undergoing stepped-up training to ready them for final exercises at Fort Stewart before heading for Iraq.
BAGHDAD -- Iran's commitments to stem the flow of weapons and explosives into Iraq "appear to be holding up" and have contributed to a sharp drop in roadside bombs across the country, a U.S. general said Thursday.
Winn Army Community Hospital recently did its part to help soldiers prepare for life after the Army.
A big group of runners and cyclists will pass through Bryan County on Saturday morning for a good cause.
The 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart said farewell Monday morning to the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and welcomed back the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, which had been inactivated earlier this year.
HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD - The installation's 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment is preparing to say farewell to an old friend, the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University held a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently for the new Military Resource and Veterans Services Center, which provides support services to more than 1,000 military-affiliated students on campus.
Survivor Outreach Services at Fort Stewart hosted its fifth annual candlelight vigil Friday at the main post chapel. The event recognizes the spouses and family members of service members who died while serving their country.
Members of the U.S. Army, Georgia Power, and local government were on hand Friday at MidCoast Regional Airport for the groundbreaking of a solar array farm that is anticipated to exceed the largest solar project in the Department of Defense.
Soldiers will be able to show off more tattoos on their arms and legs thanks to a recent relaxation of the Army's policy concerning them.
United States Northern Command has increased the security level of all military bases in the U.S., including Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Air Field.
Members and guests of the Marne Chapter of the Association of the United States Army were treated with a lively presentation by a chef-farmer during the group's monthly meeting at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
Savannah Technical College recently conducted a Military Spouse Day presentation at the Paul R. Smith Education Center.
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