The U.S. Postal Service today announced plans to cut Saturday mail delivery, while keeping package delivery six days a week.
The 92nd Engineer Battalion, a tenant unit of the 3rd Infantry Division, prepared for deployment by casing its unit colors Thursday morning in a formal ceremony on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field.
At the Imprint Warehouse near the front gate of Fort Stewart, owner Daniel Clark figures about 40 cents of every dollar he earns comes from units at the neighboring Army post ordering T-shirts custom printed with battalion logos, embroidered ball caps and decorative coins that commanders pass out to reward their troops.
Retired Maj. Gen. David R. Bockel, executive director of the Georgia Military Affairs Coordinating Committee, discussed sequestration and base realignment and closure during his recent visit to Hinesville.
The Department of Defense announced Thursday the upcoming deployment of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Two female soldiers assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division's 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team expressed different opinions about Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta's lift of the ban on women serving in combat units. During media interviews held Tuesday outside their brigade headquarters the two soldiers talked candidly about the policy change.
Military leaders formally lifted the ban on female soldiers serving in combat positions Thursday with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey announcing the change.
Retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. James E. Donald, president of the Georgia chapter of the Association of the United States Army, recently visited Hinesville and Fort Stewart.
WARNER ROBINS - City officials in Warner Robins say plans are in the works to create a school near Robins Air Force Base to train military veterans for the private workforce.
WASHINGTON - Senior defense officials say Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is removing the military's ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after more than a decade at war.
Airman Lyndsi Schultz graduated from the Naval Recruit Training Command at Great Lakes, Ill., on Jan. 4. She was the 2012 prom queen and a graduate of Liberty County High School. She is the daughter of Stephen and Amy Schultz of Midway.
Fort Stewart's Warriors in Transition Battalion observed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday Friday afternoon.
A management tool implemented by Fort Stewart's Directorate of Public Works probably contributed to the installation winning a number of awards during the last decade.
A 24-year-old soldier, husband, father, son and brother was memorialized Thursday morning with a tree dedication ceremony at Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk.
Military and civilian leaders broke ground Monday on the Hinesville Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic, which will provide primary care and specialty treatments to veterans closer to home.
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.