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.
The Department of Defense has a wealth of information to help not only active duty military and their families but also retirees. Here are few nuggets of information:
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.
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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:
Fort Stewart's Warriors in Transition Unit can take the credit for two new athletic events at this year's Marne Week competitions, which celebrated the 3rd Infantry Division's 96th birthday.
One competition for 3rd Infantry Division soldiers during Marne Week was not athletic, but it is a sport, according to Capt. Randy Crocker, officer in charge of the second annual Marne Week BBQ Cookoff.
Wheelchair basketball is as fast-paced and even more challenging than its counterpart, according to Lt. Col. Rose Deck, commander of Fort Stewart's Warrior Transition Unit.
The 3rd Infantry Division's 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team is getting home from Afghanistan just in time for Thanksgiving.
Liberty County's first-ever Veterans Salute kicked off at 10 a.m. Saturday with the annual Veterans Day parade through downtown Hinesville. The parade was followed by the salute at Bryant Commons, which included live entertainment, food, arts-and-crafts vendors and children's games.
The community showed its support for veterans Monday, beginning with a formal Veterans Day ceremony at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 6602. There also were discounts or free meals provided for veterans by restaurants.
The Hinesville City Council on Thursday approved changes to the Department of Veterans Affairs clinic.
Local veterans' organizations led by the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee will host the inaugural Veterans Salute at Saturday, Nov. 16.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas and other Coastal Georgia leaders recently visited Washington, D.C., where they talked with congressional and military leaders about the affects sequestration and the recent government shutdown have had on communities surrounding Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.
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.