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
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
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.
FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq - Third Infantry Division soldiers handed out humanitarian aid packages Sept. 12 to help break the hold insurgents have had on a poor community in Salman Pak.
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. Before they leave for Iraq, thousands of troops with the 101st Airborne Division line up at laptop computers to take a test: basic math, matching numbers and symbols, and identifying patterns. They press a button to measure response time.
With the patchwork complete, robes specially designed for wounded 3rd Infantry Division soldiers were ready for transport last week.
Back home on leave, 3rd Infantry Division Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch had a full day of activities Thursday, including pinning the Purple Heart on 10 of the division's wounded soldiers.
A brigade combat team of the Indiana National Guard will be heading for Fort Stewart soon to finish off their training for deployment Iraq.
Sgt. Maj. Golden Giddings, an Alexandria, Va. native, speaks just before she promoted her son, Staff Sgt. Cleophus Giddings Jr., at Q-West in Iraq.
During its special called meeting Wednesday night at the Hinesville Police Department, the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee hammered out a draft copy of a program schedule for their second annual Veterans Salute Day on Nov. 1 at Bryant Commons.
Fort Stewart soldiers and unit commanders, family members and leaders of the surrounding community attended a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Thursday at the Main Post Chapel.
Soldiers from Company F, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade made the single largest donation this year at Fort Stewart - 4,318 pounds of food - for Feds Feed Families, which ran June 1-Aug. 27.
Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., told Hinesville residents he opposes troop cuts at Fort Stewart at a town hall meeting Friday.
SAVANNAH - With the public's help, Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Downtown Precinct detectives on Wednesday identified and arrested a suspect in the Battlefield Park vandalization incident that occured March 2.
A lifelong Midway resident and retired chief warrant officer 3, George Ginter, began his military career with the Georgia Army National Guard, but he soon was called to active duty to fight in the Korean War.
It took 57 years for Pfc. Charles Johnson to be recognized for his heroism on Outpost Harry during the Korean War. He was posthumously awarded the Silver Star in 2010 for his actions on June 12, 1953. On Tuesday, Johnson was again honored during a special ceremony on Fort Stewart that was attended by his sister and two survivors of Outpost Harry.
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