BAGHDAD, Iraq - Hundreds of troops gathered at Al Faw Palace for the Multi-National Force-Iraq Reenlistment, Naturalization and Independence Day Ceremony July 4 at Camp Victory.
FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq - The New Orleans Saintsations cheerleading squad visited Forward Operating Base Hammer, June 23, to thank 3rd Brigade Combat Team soldiers.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- There is no crack team of bounty hunters, no elite military unit whose job is to track them down and bring them in. Despite a rise in desertions from the Army as the Iraq war drags on into a fifth year, the U.S. military does almost nothing to find those who flee and rarely prosecutes those it gets its hands on. An Associated Press examination of Pentagon figures shows that ...
The Department of Defense has announced the deaths of nine Third Infantry Division soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
FORWARD OPERATING BASE LOGAR, Afghanistan - The new Expeditionary Force Provider Kit offers soldiers the basic living facilities needed to fully accomplish their missions. The kit has proven to be mission essential in a combat heavy engineer battalion.
JISR DIYALA, Iraq ‑ Newly arrived U.S. troops southeast of Baghdad are destroying boats on the Tigris River and targeting networks believed to be bringing powerful roadside bombs from Iran as the military cracks down on extremists from all directions, military officials said.
As a farm kid in Matthews, Ind., David Kirkpatrick was fascinated with the military. He spent most of his free time counting down the days until he would be eligible to lead a life similar to the soldiers he read about in books and saw in movies.
As families at Fort Stewart go through the emotional experience of deployment, Fort Stewart's Army Community Service group is offering families a new family communications portal called Connect And Join to help ease the communications burdens during deployment.
FORT STEWART - The Department of Defense has announced the deaths of four 3rd Infantry Division soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
BAGHDAD - The U.S. military said 14 American troops have died in several attacks in the past 48 hours, including five slain Thursday in a single roadside bombing that also killed four Iraqis in Baghdad.
FORT STEWART - The 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will honor 10 fallen heroes with a tree ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Warriors Walk on post. Those to be honored include:
BAGHDAD - A truck bomb struck a Shiite mosque Tuesday in central Baghdad, killing 75 people and wounding more than 200, even as about 10,000 U.S. soldiers northeast of the capital used heavily armored Stryker and Bradley fighting vehicles to battle their way into an al-Qaida sanctuary.
The United States Army turned 232 years old Thursday. The event was commemorated with ceremonies at home and abroad by soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.
Lt. Col. Brian Gale was already selected to command the 1-41 artillery battalion - Glory's Guns, now in combat in Iraq - when his boss, Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch, found another job for him.
BAGHDAD - The identification cards of two American soldiers missing since an attack on their unit in May were found in an al-Qaida safe house north of Baghdad, the U.S. military said Saturday.
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.