Former 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield commander retired Lt. Gen. William G. Webster Jr. was sworn in as a member of the Savannah Technical College Board of Directors at a recent meeting by Liberty County Probate Court Judge Nancy K. Aspinwall. He was appointed to serve on the STC board of directors by the Technical College System of Georgia state board. Webster led the 3rd ID from 2003-06. For the past year, he has served as one of two senior mentors for the US War College, and worked for the Chief of Staff, US Army.
Local area veterans of the American Legion Post No. 168 in Hinesville had a pleasant surprise as they gathered for breakfast at their monthly meeting Saturday morning. The former secretary of Veterans Affairs under both Bush administrations, Anthony Principi, and 1st Congressional District candidate Dr. Bob Johnson were on hand to have coffee and doughnuts and speak with the vets.
About 200 military-police officers with the 385th MP Battalion took part in a special run early Friday morning from Fort Stewart's Marne Garden to the Hinesville Police Department.
As the 3rd Infantry Band finished playing "To the Colors" on Friday afternoon on Fort Stewart, a cannon was fired before the band continued, playing "Retreat" as the American flag was lowered at the division headquarters to signal the end of the duty day.
Although all U.S. Army dining facilities follow the same guidelines to ensure consistency across military installations, in the Raider dining facility on Fort Stewart, the soldiers who work there live by a simple motto: "Never take away, but you can always add to!"
Gov. Nathan Deal recently signed into law legislation that allows any court with jurisdiction over criminal cases to establish veterans' court divisions (Senate Bill 320).
Maj. Gen. Mike Murray, commander of the 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, talked with the Coastal Courier on Tuesday about the Marne Division's current and future missions.
More than 40 Fort Stewart soldiers, couples and Army families had quality time together Saturday, enjoying the Army Community Service's Resiliency, Enrichment and Communication Orienteering Navigation Challenge at Holbrook Pond Recreation Area.
Lt. Col. Christopher D. Davis of Richmond Hill has taken command of the 165th Operations Support Flight, a unit of the 165th Airlift Wing, Georgia Air National Guard.
Georgia Operation: Military Kids is accepting nominations for the 2014-15 Georgia Military Youth Advisory Council.
For the second time in three years, 3rd Infantry Division soldiers took top honors as the culinary team of the year at the annual Military Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va.
The ROTC cadets based at Georgia Southern and Armstrong Atlantic State universities participated in Saturday's leadership-development program on Fort Stewart, where they visited a live-fire range and took advantage of training opportunities.
The U.S. Army Reserve will turn 106 years old Wednesday. Local Army reservists, active-duty and retired soldiers as well as elected leaders celebrated the occasion a week early with a proclamation signing Wednesday afternoon by Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas in the Hinesville Room at city hall.
Despite a clear blue sky, Liberty County residents heard "thunder" Thursday and Friday. Those who looked skyward found the source of the thunder was a C-17 Globemaster landing and taking off from Wright Army Airfield.
More than 400 veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal-cord injuries, amputations and other injuries participated in the 28th annual National Disabled Veterans Sports Clinic on March 29-April 4 in Snowmass, Colo. Former 3rd Infantry Division soldier Sgt. Kristian Cedeno was among the disabled vets learning downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding and other sports, including scuba diving, rock climbing and wheelchair self-defense.
A static display consisting of dozens of black-and-white photos of women in uniform piloting or posing with World War II-era aircraft will open to the public Thursday in the rotunda of MidCoast Regional Airport.
Sometime over the weekend, most likely Saturday night, several signs, buildings, and streets were defaced on Fort Stewart with graffiti by a person or persons unknown, Fort Stewart's Public Affairs Office announced in a news release Sunday evening.
Numerous spouses of Fort Stewart soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan were honored Friday during a special ceremony held at Club Stewart and Warriors Walk.
The Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated 70 years ago on Jan. 27, 1945. Liberating the concentration camps halted the near-annihilation of the Jewish people.
FORT STEWART - As the facilities are improved around the Winn Army Community Hospital campus, the initial impact of these changes may cause some to take a few extra steps to reach their destination.
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee has begun planning for November's Veterans Salute and March 2016's International Car Show, which will once again coincide with the Small World Festival at Bryant Commons Park.
A team of 32 soldiers from D Company, 82nd Civil Affairs Battalion has left the West African nation of Liberia, and all but two have returned to Fort Stewart.
RUKLA, Lithuania - Cranes hoisted five U.S. Army tanks into Lithuania on March 15, marking the first time the two nations will train with tanks since 1990, when the country became an independent state.
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