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This bourbon's for Ludowici veteran

Evan Williams Kentucky Bourbon is recognizing 10 veterans for their service in the military and their community, and one of those selected lives in Ludowici.

May 29, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney | Military


Hinesville Gulf War veteran to march in National Memorial Day Parade

Twenty-five years ago, more than 600,000 service members took part in Operation Desert Storm, at the time the largest deployment of U.S. Armed Forces since Vietnam.

May 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Military


Fort Stewart hosts joint exercise

On Sunday, Fort Stewart concluded an exercise with a JAAT.

May 24, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Military


Garrison commander praises community support

Members of the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce heard Fort Stewart Garrison Commander Col. Townley Hedrick talk about the installation at the May Progress through People Luncheon Thursday at Connection Church.

May 23, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney | Military


Fort Stewart’s Spartans take part in Burkina Faso exercise

Spartan soldiers recently completed a two-week command post exercise called Western Accord 2016 in Burkina Faso, joining 15 West African nations, seven NATO European countries and other U.S. military units in the joint exercise.

May 21, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Military


Liberty native honored by Air Force, moving to Robins

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. - Capt. Jeff Kelly, a Liberty County native and graduate of the first graduating class at Liberty County High School, is making a name for himself across the Air Force.

May 11, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Military


General leaving for U.K.

Despite torrential rain and lighting, the Fort Stewart community came together Monday to say farewell to Brig. Gen. Douglas Crissman and his wife Carolyn as they move to the United Kingdom, where he will become the deputy commanding general of the 3rd (United Kingdom) Division.

May 04, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney | Military


Fort Stewart cancels cemetery tour

The biannual Fort Stewart Historic Communities Council meeting and Spring Cemetery visit for Wednesday has been cancelled because of expected bad weather. The tour may be rescheduled, but plans will continue for the next historic tour which occurs in the fall. For questions or more information, call 912-435-9872.

May 03, 2016 | Staff Report | Military


Video therapy for PTSD

The Patton Veterans Project initiative "I Was There" Films will have a free, therapeutic video workshop for active-duty and retired service men and women dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder from Monday through Thursday on Fort Stewart.

May 02, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Military


Film workshop for PTSD sufferers

The Patton Veterans Project initiative "I Was There" Films will have a free, therapeutic filmmaking workshop for active-duty and retired service men and women dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder from Monday through Thursday on Fort Stewart.

April 30, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Military


Hinesville man to take Honor Flight

Alvin J. Schmitt worked behind the scenes during the wars in Korea and Vietnam and later, Operation Desert Storm.

April 26, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Military


PTSD seminar at Farmers Foods

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in the May 1 print edition. U.S. Air Force veteran Jeffrey Towery served during Operation Desert Shield. An article about his talk on post-traumatic stress disorder in Hinesville that appeared in the April 24 edition incorrectly said he was a combat veteran. The Coastal Courier regrets the error.

April 25, 2016 | By Dollie Gull Correspondent | Military


Saturday fundraiser benefits veteran oragnizations

The first Hinesville Wounded Veterans Charity Event will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Bryant Commons, 438 W. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.

April 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Military


Fort Stewart soldier receives helmet that saved his life

FORT BELVOIR, Va. - Staff Sgt. Thalamus Lewis did not know what hit him, but it was close. Too close.

April 23, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Military


Winn Army Community Hospital commander suspended

Col. Patrick Ahearne, the commander of Winn Army Community Hospital on Fort Stewart, has been suspended from command, according to a news release from Terry Goodman, director of strategic communications for the Army's Regional Health Command – Atlantic.

April 22, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Military


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A veteran and his service dog

It's not just people who can make a difference in people's lives.

September 25, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Military


Veterans Salute expanding again

The fourth annual Veterans Salute is on the horizon, and the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee is busy finalizing plans.

September 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Military


3rd ID commander sees war in future

Fort Stewart's top commander, Maj. Gen. James Rainey, has said before he thinks the U.S. will be fighting a full-scale war sooner rather ...

September 16, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Military


Legion marks 9/11 anniversary

Attendance might have been sparse but patriotism was strong at the Sept. 11 anniversary observance Sunday by the East Liberty County American Legion Post 321.

September 15, 2016 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Military


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