FORT STEWART - Three First Army soldiers competed in the 2007 All Army Combatives tournament this past weekend at Fort Benning.
An installation force protection exercise at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield next week may cause traffic delays.
Keith Nurnberg was a husband expecting his first child. John Mele II was already a dedicated father who had settled with a family in Glennville. Javier Paredes was a former foster kid who did not want to be a victim of his upbringing. Christian Neff was a high school academic and public service standout.
FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq - The children of Al-Juburi received 899 boxes of donated toys and clothes in celebration of Eid al-Fitr, the feast marking the end of Ramadan, Oct. 8.
FOB KALSU - Taking 13 suspected al-Qaeda leaders off the street was a major accomplishment for 3rd Infantry Division soldiers who are part of the surge brigades on the ground.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Iraq urged Turkey not to send troops across the border to fight rebel Kurds, dispatching the Sunni vice president to Ankara on Tuesday and calling for "a diplomatic solution" to tensions that have sent oil prices soaring.
Because of the growing number of U.S. casualties, the Eyes Wide Open National Exhibit has become too large for the American Friends Service Committee to tour.
First Army commander praises Fort Stewart The First Army Commander visited Fort Stewart for a terrain walk and briefing on how his units will work with Fort Stewart and the surrounding communities to prepare for the arrival of over 3000 soldiers this winter. Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré took the day to walk through the proposed Forward Operations Base, the Fort Stewart ranges, and the current National Guard training area with the commander, Col. George Geczy ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Army of the future will need to concentrate more on training foreign militaries, mastering other languages and customs, and honing its ability to fight smaller forces of insurgents, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Wednesday.
Elements of the 52nd Infantry Regiment recently destroyed a vehicle near Rawad, Iraq, on Sept. 29 after it was determined the vehicle had been used to transport weapons.
FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq - Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division provided much-needed humanitarian assistance to Nabie Al-Sofe, a small village east of Al-Wehda, on Oct. 2.
The Soldiers' Angels of Georgia 2007 Christmas for the Troops Project is under way and area residents are asked to help provide stockings full of goodies to send to our deployed soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Tree dedication ceremony to honor fallen 3rd ID soldiers The 3rd Infantry Division and Fort_Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will honor four fallen heroes with a tree-dedication ceremony at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, at Warriors Walk. Those to be honored include: • Cpl. Keith A. Nurnberg, 26, of McHenry, Ill., died Sept. 5 in Baghdad, Iraq,_of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit during combat_operations. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd_Brigade Combat Team, ...
Since their deployment from Fort Stewart is set for late October, 3,500 fresh troops from the Fourth Brigade now march closer to a war on the distant horizon.
Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk is a treasure trove of mementos for fallen 3rd Infantry Division soldiers: pictures with family members, sports teams' memorabilia, plaques, toy motorcycles and even the occasional bottle of a soldier's favorite beer.
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.
The grief does not end for family, friends and brothers in arms of servicemen and women still missing in action or kept as prisoners of war in a foreign country.