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Army Reserve launches recruiting drive

Army Reserve soldiers may become recruiting assistants to work at the grassroots level to recruit in their communities, where they work and live.

August 30, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Military


Warrior's Walk ceremony for 11 soldiers

The 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will honor 11 fallen heroes with a tree ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Warriors Walk.

August 30, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Military


Locals give robes for wounded soldiers

Wounded 3rd Infantry Division soldiers will soon have a special gift waiting for them at hospitals and medical centers around the world, the result of a new local partnership.

August 30, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


Repeated deployments stressing families

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - On the day her husband left for Iraq on his third tour in six years, Jennifer James slipped into the shower to cry, thinking no one would hear her.

August 28, 2007 | By Audrey McAvoy Associated Press Writer | Military


Weekend gate restrictions added

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield gate policies, which loosened in May, are now restricting access to Department of Defense identification cardholders only at certain times during weekends.

August 28, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Military


Officers grilled for work with religous group

A former popular Fort Stewart brigade commander, Brig. Gen. Vince Brooks, is among seven Army and Air Force officers being considered for disciplinary action for violating ethics rules by assisting a Christian group in the production of a fundraising video.

August 28, 2007 | Staff report | Military


Rapper hangs with 3rd ID troops

Paul Wall, "The People's Champ" visited troops at Camp Victory, Iraq, on Aug. 8.

August 28, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Military


Fort Stewart improvements in bill

Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield could receive more than $27 million in funding for improvements and programs, if the Senate approves the 2008 Defense Appropriations bill in an upcoming vote.

August 25, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


Purple Heart awarded to teen warrior

PFC Joshua Sorrento celebrated his 20th birthday last week as a patient at Fort Stewart's Winn Army Community Hospital.

August 23, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


'Ultimate Fighting' superstars make surprise stop in Baghdad

Baghdad, Iraq - Maj. Richard Dunbar and other U.S. Army personnel at Camp Victory, Iraq received a surprise visit Aug. 1 from one of the biggest stars in the UFC, Tito "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" Ortiz.

August 18, 2007 | Submitted | Military


Brother, sister staff sergeants re-enlist

FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq - A brother-sister team of staff sergeants rededicated their commitment to the Army by sharing their oaths of re-enlistment here July 29.

August 18, 2007 | By Sgt. Kevin Stabinsky 2nd Brigade Combat Team | Military


Soldiers honored for helping motorist

Two soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, will be recognized at a ceremony at 4 p.m. Friday at Caro Gym on Fort Stewart in honor of their actions assisting a motorist on May 28.

August 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Military


Three 3rd ID soldiers killed Thursday

An improvised explosive device took the lives of three 3rd Infantry Division soldiers last Thursday.

August 16, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


Convicted soldier testifies against alleged lookout

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - A Fort Campbell soldier charged with rape and murder in the slayings of a 14-year-old Iraqi girl and her family stood over his colleagues as they raped the girl and pointed his weapon at the door for security, another soldier convicted in the case testified Wednesday.

August 16, 2007 | By Ray Lenz Associated Press Writer | Military


Calling cards donated for deployed soldiers

Third Infantry Division Rear Detachment Commander Col. Brian Gale shakes hands with Dean Smith of the Veterans of Foreign Wars as they recognize the donation of calling cards to Fort Stewart soldiers and families. The donation of the Operation Uplink calling cards is designed to support America's troops and veterans with communication opportunities to stay in touch with loved ones while they are away from home. Since its inception, Operation Uplink has supplied over 8.5 million calling cards to active duty troops and veterans around the world.

August 11, 2007 | Staff Report | Military


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Stewart soldier charged with vandalizing Savannah park

SAVANNAH - With the public's help, Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Downtown Precinct detectives on Wednesday identified and arrested a suspect in the Battlefield Park vandalization incident that occured March 2.

September 01, 2014 | Staff report | Military


Midway man taking Honor Flight Savannah

A lifelong Midway resident and retired chief warrant officer 3, George Ginter, began his military career with the Georgia Army National Guard, but he soon was called to active duty to fight in the Korean War.

August 29, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military


4th IBCT dedicates its fitness center

It took 57 years for Pfc. Charles Johnson to be recognized for his heroism on Outpost Harry during the Korean War. He was posthumously awarded the Silver Star in 2010 for his actions on June 12, 1953. On Tuesday, Johnson was again honored during a special ceremony on Fort Stewart that was attended by his sister and two survivors of Outpost Harry.

August 29, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military


HMAC appeals for larger Bryant Commons sign ahead of Salute

Hinesville Military Affairs Committee members would like to see a much-larger sign marking the entrance to Bryant Commons.

August 27, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Military


3rd ID soldier getting Operation Hero House

Lamar Smith Signature Homes, which builds new homes in Coastal Georgia, recently announced that 1st Lt. Hank Brady of the 3rd Combined Arms Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division has been selected to receive an Operation Hero House.

August 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Military


Fort Stewart soldiers ‘graduate’ to new careers through program

A dozen Fort Stewart soldiers were recognized Thursday afternoon at the Sfc. Paul R. Smith Education Center for having completed a six-month apprenticeship program with Georgia Power.

August 25, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Military


Officials ask for comments about Stewart

In June 2014, the U.S. Army released the Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment (SPEA) in response to additional cuts the Army is projecting. In June 2013, the Army announced it was cutting the active component by 70,000.

August 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Military


State starts work on transition center

WARNER ROBINS - State officials broke ground Tuesday on a $10-million center for military veterans transitioning to civilian careers.

August 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Military


Seven complete basic training

Seven people with ties to Liberty and Long counties recently completed training for their basic training:

August 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Military


Military mourns loss of Robin Williams

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 - U.S. service members truly lost a friend with the death of Robin Williams yesterday.

August 12, 2014 | By Jim Garamone DoD News | Military


Helping bring Capt. Freeman home

Editor's note: Capt. Matthew Freeman of Richmond Hill was killed in action Aug. 7, 2009 in Afghanistan. This blog was written and posted online in May by Chris Hernandez, a writer and former Marine now serving with the Texas Army National Guard. It's being reprinted verbatim in honor of Capt. Freeman, and all military service members who didn't make it home. May they all rest in peace.

August 11, 2014 | By Chris Hernandez Special to the Courier | Military


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