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U.S., Iraqi forces begin drive on militants

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.

July 04, 2007 | By Lauren Frayer Associated Press Writer | Military


Army celebrates birthday No. 232

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.

July 03, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Military


Gale explains rear detachment duties

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.

July 03, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Military


ID Cards of missing soldiers found in al-Qaida safe house

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.

July 03, 2007 | Associated Press | Military


New offensive against Al-Qaeda

BAGHDAD - The U.S. military, which just days ago completed its latest troop buildup in Iraq, has launched a large offensive operation in several al-Qaida strongholds around Baghdad, the top U.S. commander said Saturday.

July 03, 2007 | Associated Press | Military


3RD HBCT holds Army Birthday Fun Run

FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq - Soldiers of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division participated in a five kilometer Army Birthday Fun Run June 14, at FOB Hammer.

June 30, 2007 | By Sgt. Natalie Rostek 3rd HBCT Public Affairs | Military


Army birthday noted

Army installations and commands all over the world, including Fort Stewart, will celebrate the Army's 232nd birthday June 14.

June 28, 2007 | Staff report | Military


Warriors Walk filling up

Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk, considered by many to be the post's most sacred ground, is running out of space.

June 16, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Military


Soldiers killed

The Department of Defense on Sunday announced the deaths of two 3rd Infantry Division soldiers serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

June 14, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


Legislators welcome WWII vets

U.S. Rep. Jack Kinston (R-Savannah), welcomed Georgia World War II veterans as they arrived in Washington, D.C. recently for a one-day visit. At the World War II memorial, Kingston's staff, along with staff members from Georgia U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss' office, greeted the veterans to thank them for their service to the country. "The nation owes these men our debt and gratitude for the service they gave our country and the sacrifices they made. And thanks to Honor Flight Georgia, these brave men are now able to come and visit the memorial that was built in ...

June 13, 2007 | Staff reports | Military


Soldiers' families secondary victims of wartime stress

At least 20 percent of the soldiers involved in Operation Iraqi Freedom will return home suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to recent statistics.

June 13, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


Warriors gave their all

The wet weather matched the wet, tear-stained faces of family and friends as five more Eastern Red Bud trees were added to Warrior's Walk on Thursday.

June 11, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Military


Country star plays Camp Victory club for 3rd troops

CAMP VICTORY, Iraq - The atmosphere outside the Sports Oasis dining hall was like sold-out concert Tuesday night as troops and civilians packed the parking lot. Triple-digit temperatures and threats of indirect fire didn't keep hundreds of country music fans and spectators from venturing out to see one of country music's biggest stars.

June 09, 2007 | By Spc. Laura M. Bigenho Special to the Courier | Military


Artillery soldiers learn to work as police

Lt. Col. Noel T. Nicolle, commander of the 1-41 Artillery Battalion stationed in Iraq, has a message for the folks back home: "You should be proud of what all your soldiers are doing in Iraq, especially the soldiers of the 1-41."

June 09, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. | Military


Paratroopers see benefits in 'surge'

BAGHDAD - In the first days after his battalion began operating in east Baghdad's Sha'ab neighborhood, Capt. Will Canda said he often saw the beds of Iraqi police trucks stained red with dried blood.

June 07, 2007 | By Sgt. Mike Pryor Special to the Courier | Military


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New veterans’ organization growing quickly

Warrior Pointe, an organization started by former soldier Reed Pacheco in 2013, has grown quickly by connecting veterans with veterans and the resources that help them with specific issues.

July 19, 2014 | Randy Murray | Military


Soldiers certify to combat radio-controlled explosive devices

Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division recently enhanced their capabilities to combat threats from radio-controlled explosive devices, which are used to harm service members.

July 18, 2014 | By Staff Sgt. Elvis Umanzor 4th IBCT, 3rd ID public affairs | Military


Kroger, USO rounding up support for troops

ATLANTA - Nearly 77 percent of shoppers said they would financially assist our nation's troops and their families if they were offered a simple, inexpensive option to do so.

July 12, 2014 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Military


Military on the move July 7

Adams earns degree, commissioned into Navy

July 07, 2014 | Staff Report | Military


Hinesville native handles port operations in Japan

Electrician's Mate 1st Class Shane Smitch, a Hinesville native assigned to Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo Port Operations in Japan, operates a security barrier boat during the assembling of a harbor security barrier. CFAS port operations manages ships' movement throughout the Sasebo region.

July 07, 2014 | Staff Report | Military


Brig. Gen. Jones heads overseas

The 3rd Infantry Division bid farewell Wednesday to one of its senior officers in a retreat ceremony in Fort Stewart's Marne Garden. Brig. Gen. Pete Jones, former 3rd ID deputy commanding general-support, is leaving the Marne Division for a new role as director of future plans for the International Security Assistance Force.

July 05, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Military


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