Third Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch said the division is moving in all directions at an incredible pace. So, Thursday, the division will pause to pray, case the division colors and dance in the streets just before the impending deployment of more than 1,000 soldiers of the division's headquarters late next week. Area residents are invited to come together to bid farewell to the division headquarters. ...
The Department of Defense confirmed the death of a 3rd Infantry Division soldier Wednesday evening.
The first group of soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division's 3rd Brigade Combat Team left Saturday, starting the brigade's deployment flow into Iraq.
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A former 3rd Infantry Division two-star general returned to Fort Stewart Tuesday with three-stars to celebrate black history.
The Fort Stewart Enlisted Spouses' Club is taking applications for the Rita Ackerman Scholarship to be awarded to the spouse of an enlisted soldier, either active, retired or deceased. This is a memorial to Rita Ackerman, a former member of the club.
Under Secretary of the Army Pete Geren had a closed door visit with 3rd Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch at Fort Stewart Thursday.
The speed limit on two Georgia highways that cross through Fort Stewart's training areas has been reduced to 45 mph.
On weekends, Army Pfc. Keith Smith used to drive 45 miles to Savannah to find a nightclub with hip-hop music, single women and a bar open well past midnight.
By Andrea Washington Coastal Courier (Hinesville, GA) Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org While 3rd Infantry Division commander Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch was wrapping up an announcement about accelerated troop deployment, members of the House of Representatives were passing a resolution challenging Pres. Bush's plan for a troop "surge." This area's representative, Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) voted against the non-binding resolution, which passed in the Democratic-controlled House by a 246-182 vote. Although Democrats hope the symbolic rebuttal will force ...
Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch said Friday a stop-loss program imposed recently on troops is an Army wide initiative.
Through March 19, traffic will be heavier than normal on Highways 119 and 144 because of training exercises on Fort Stewart. Some 2,000 wheeled vehicles are expected to be using the roads daily.
Fort Stewart and Hinesville residents are rallying support for a military family that lost their possessions in a house fire at Fort Stewart. Items needed:
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.