FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq - Family members of deployed servicemembers will now have a new way to see their loved ones each week.
A Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield soldier died Friday night when his motorcycle crashed into the guardrail on Veterans Parkway near the intersection of I-516 in Savannah.
Growing up less than an hour away from Atlantic City, N.J., David Bentz III was an avid card player who dreamed of challenging the world's best poker players in Texas hold 'em under the glitzy lights of the city's famous casinos.
The Third Infantry Division's chief of staff prefaced remarks to the news media this week with personal thanks to residents of the Coastal Georgia area for what he called their "unconditional support" for his soldiers.
More 3rd Infantry Division soldiers have been added to the list of lives lost in Iraq. Two servicemen stationed at Fort Benning were killed in Iraq this past week, according to the Department of Defense. Sgt. Courtney Johnson died July 11 in Besmaya, Iraq, after sustaining wounds from indirect fire when insurgents attacked his unit. The 26-year-old was a native of Garner, N.C. He worked as a generator mechanic for the 3rd Brigade Special Troops ...
BAGHDAD ‑ Dozens of Shiite villagers in the north were massacred by Sunni extremists, two officials said Tuesday, while a car bomb exploded across the street from the Iranian Embassy in the heart of Baghdad and killed four civilians.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate confirmed Pete Geren on Friday to be secretary of the Army, four months after his predecessor resigned amid outrage over conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
FORT STEWART - The 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will honor ten fallen heroes with a tree ceremony at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, at Warriors Walk.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Army Reserve Sgt. Erik Botta has been sent to Iraq three times and to Afghanistan once. He thinks that's enough.
TOPEKA, Kan. - A New Mexico security firm has agreed to pay the U.S. government $18 million to settle allegations that it violated terms of a contract to provide trained civilian security guards at eight Army bases, including Fort Stewart, U.S. Attorney Eric Melgren announced Friday.
WASHINGTON - The Army failed to meet its recruiting goal in June, raising concern that the unpopular Iraq war and strong economy could wreak even more havoc on enlistments.
BAGHDAD, Iraq - Soldiers in southern Baghdad joined the upper echelon of non-commissioned officers as 14 troops currently deployed to Forward Operating Base Falcon withstood the rigors of the Sgt. Audie Murphy Board and passed, July 7.
Three 3rd Infantry Division soldiers died in Iraq this past Friday, according to a statement released by the Department of Defense on Tuesday evening.
BAGHDAD ‑ U.S. troops raided a Shiite neighborhood of Baghdad on Thursday in a hunt for militiamen linked to Iran, sparking exchanges of fire and a mortar attack. Officials said 19 people were killed, and residents said some of the casualties were caused by U.S. helicopter fire. The U.S. military had no immediate comment on the violence in the eastern Amin district of the capital.
A Fort Stewart military police officer died this past week while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
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.