Col. John Hort, the 3rd Infantry Division's deputy commanding general-rear, received his first star during a promotion ceremony Friday morning at Club Stewart. Hort was promoted to brigadier general by his commander, Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams, who conducted the swearing in as a general officer via live streaming from his downrange headquarters in Afghanistan.
About 50 soldiers with the 3rd Infantry Division's 24th Ordnance Company arrived home Friday afternoon following a nine-month tour in Kuwait. The soldiers were greeted on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field by newly promoted Brig. Gen. John Hort, the 3rd Infantry Division's deputy commanding general-rear.
The military has its own version of special weapons and tactics teams used by civilian law enforcement. According to Sgt. Alex Bruce, noncommissioned officer in charge of Fort Stewart's special-reaction team, the military recognized the need for a last line of defense in "high-risk operations and situations" on military bases and military communities.
Frey graduates from basic training: Air Force Airman Trevor D. Frey graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
FORT DIX, N.J. - Service members rarely expect to be deployed at the same time as a relative. However, that's become reality for Allenhurst residents Lt. Col. Anna L. Rego and her son, 1st Lt. Harry Cambrelen Jr.
A new elementary school is being built on Fort Stewart, according to Dr. Gael Coyle, assistant superintendent for Department of Defense Education Activity on Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield.
Design proposals for a permanent Veterans Affairs clinic were approved by the city council during its Dec. 6 meeting. The new outpatient clinic will be at the site of the old Mills House on the corner of East Memorial Drive and East Oglethorpe Highway.
Two local high-school graduates were among the attendees at the inactivation ceremony for the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise on Dec. 12 in Norfolk, Va.
The female engagement team with 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, got range time Dec. 12 firing in its brand-new Generation III female improved outer tactical vests.
A display of 10 or more bright red poinsettias stood between a color guard and bleachers filled with families, soldiers and friends of fallen 3rd Infantry Division soldiers who were honored Saturday at the sixth annual Wreaths for Warriors Walk ceremony on Cottrell Field.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas signed a proclamation Thursday declaring Dec. 9-15 Wreaths for Warriors Walk Week.
Midway Middle School celebrated Veterans Day with breakfast and a program Nov. 8 in the cafeteria.
About 200 soldiers with the 3rd Infantry Division's 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Armor Brigade Combat Team were welcomed home from Afghanistan on Tuesday in a ceremony on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field.
Gunn arrives in Norfolk, Va.: Navy Airman Jerome L. Gunn, who is assigned to the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group, recently arrived in Norfolk, Va., following a seven-and-a-half-month deployment supporting operations in the Mediterranean and the Arabian Seas.
The Department of Defense announced Friday the death of a Fort Stewart soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Four more eastern redbud trees have been planted at Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk, bringing the total number of living monuments to 457. The newly planted trees memorialize the service of four 3rd Infantry Division soldiers, who were honored in a formal ceremony Thursday morning.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill creating a state task force to investigate how the state can coordinate services to better assist servicemembers discharged under conditions other than dishonorable.
A request for specific intelligence software that was later rescinded by the requestor, Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams, commander of the 3rd Infantry Division and Regional Command-South in Afghanistan, received an official explanation Thursday from an Army spokesman at the Pentagon.
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - In an effort to maintain a well balanced team, the 3rd Sustainment Brigade's master resiliency trainer, Capt. Dana Cook, provided a wellness workshop for deployed soldiers at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, on May 3.
Approved and proposed changes to the military's Tricare health-care program dramatically could affect military retirees living near Fort Stewart, according to Jeff Loomis, access assistant care manager at Winn Army Community Hospital.
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