The Department of Defense has announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
WASHINGTON -- Lonnie Bowen Jr. was once a social worker, but for 17 years the Vietnam war veteran has slept on the streets off and on as he's battled substance abuse and mental health problems.
The Department of Defense has announced the death of three Third Infantry Division soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
3rd Infantry Division Rear Detachment Soldiers Support area Veterans Day events. Friday Chaplain Timothy Crawley, 3-3 Aviation Brigade and the 3rd ID Firing Party will support the Savannah Vietnam Veterans of America Memorial Ceremony, 5 p.m., Savannah. Sunday Lt. Col. Paul B. Gale II, 3rd Infantry Division rear detachment commander, will be the guest speaker at Richmond Hill's Veterans Day observance, 11 a.m., J.F. Gregory Park. Chaplain William Payton, 224th Military Intelligent Battalion and the ...
A terrorist trying to infiltrate Fort Stewart might balk at the confusion - and he might not be the only one.
WASHINGTON -- Faced with higher recruiting goals, the Pentagon is quietly looking for ways to make it easier for people with minor criminal records to join the military, The Associated Press has learned.
BAGHDAD -- The U.S. military announced six new deaths Tuesday, making 2007 the bloodiest year for American troops in Iraq despite a recent decline in casualties and a sharp drop in roadside bombings that Washington links to Iran. With nearly two months left in the year, the annual toll is now 853 - three more than the previous worst of 850 in 2004. But the grim milestone comes as the Pentagon points toward other ...
LUDOWICI -- Long County residents are seeing different kinds of vehicles on the roads and in the skies this week as the Marine Corps Group 31 out of Beaufort, S.C., participates in Southern Fury.
FORT STEWART -- Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will resume requiring temporary vehicle passes for all private vehicles that do not have a valid Department of Defense decal beginning Nov. 9. Access for vehicle with DoD decals will not change.
WASHINGTON -- Hundreds of troops have come home from war, left the military and committed suicide. That is the finding of preliminary Veterans Affairs Department research obtained by The Associated Press that provides the first quantitative look at the suicide toll on today's combat veterans. The ongoing research reveals that at least 283 combat veterans who left the military between the start of the war in Afghanistan on Oct. 7, 2001, and the ...
WASHINGTON -- The Army does not have enough personnel or training to adequately supply its soldiers in combat, and it needs an additional 2,000 military and civilian personnel with the authority to sign and manage contracts, according to a new report obtained by The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON -- President Bush will nominate retired Army general James Peake on Tuesday to direct the Department of Veterans Affairs, which is strained by the influx of wounded troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.
The completion of the deployment of the Third Infantry Division to Operation Iraqi Liberation began in earnest this week with the departure two flights of about 600 soldiers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team.
Spc. Joshua Vanburen on Tuesday held his 5-month-old son Ryan for the first time since May when the baby was born.
Veteran.com has announced it's building an online community for U.S. military veterans. Veteran.com is one of the lesser-known online communities. Unlike other community sites that try to cater to everyone, Veteran.com has a simpler premise: provide a premium community for U.S. Military Veterans. "I got the idea of this community when I retired from the military and lost track of many of my old friends. We all used our local e-mail addresses and now everyone ...
The Department of Defense announced Monday the death of a 3rd Infantry Division soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
The 3rd Infantry Division's 3rd Sustainment Brigade got a new commander Friday morning during a ceremony on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field.
Retired Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch and his wife Sarah returned Friday to Fort Stewart for a book-signing event at the installation's main Post Exchange.
Maj. Gen. Mike Murray, commander of the 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, said he has a zero-tolerance policy for sexual assault among 3rd ID soldiers, whether on post or off. The Marne Division commander spoke candidly during an interview at the Coastal Courier on Wednesday afternoon.
Col. Peter L. Jones, 3rd Infantry Division deputy commanding general-support, was promoted to brigadier general Friday afternoon in a formal ceremony held at Fort Stewart's Marne Garden.
Influenza is contagious and can take the life of the very young, very old and those with a weakened immune system, said Maj. Mark Killibrew, chief of Preventive Medicine for Winn Army Community Hospital.
The 42nd Fires Brigade was activated Thursday on Fort Stewart.
Brig. Gen. John Hort, 3rd Infantry Division deputy commanding general-maneuver, confirmed Monday that nearly all of Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield's 2,400 civilian workers were back on the job.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Saturday he is recalling most of the Defense Department civilians who were placed on furlough as a result of the government shutdown which began Oct. 1.
Commissaries are open today only to reduce perishables on hand. The items are not being sold at a reduced price. After today, the commissaries will be closed for the duration of the shutdown.
Members of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee met Monday evening to continue finalizing plans for the Nov. 16 Veterans Salute.
Former Fort Stewart commander Lt. Gen. James Vaught died Sept. 20. According to an obituary in the Grand Strand Daily in Conway, S.C., Vaught was a South Carolina native. He was commander of the 24th Infantry Division from 1977-79, but previously served with the 24th ID during the Korean War, long before the 24th ID was reactivated at Fort Stewart in 1975.
LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - As U.S. forces prepare to leave Afghanistan, the Afghan air force and the Afghan national army are integrating air and ground forces to conduct combat-fire support and logistics missions as they continue to grow and lead operations.
LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - The Afghan national army completed construction of the first helicopter landing zone, or HLZ, on Sept. 16 in Camp Maiwand in Logar province.
Maj. Gen. Mike Murray, commander of the 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, shared his thoughts and feelings Monday about a report of another 3rd ID casualty.