SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - The Navy can build a $100 million offshore range for submarine warfare training, despite environmentalists' fears that war games would threaten endangered right whales, a federal judge ruled.
Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division's 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team created a one-of-a-kind training area Aug. 27 on Fort Stewart.
Brown graduates from basic: Navy Seaman Jamar L. Brown, son of Janet and Robert L. Brown of Hinesville, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.
FORT BENNING - Authorities say a Fort Benning soldier has died two days after collapsing and losing consciousness during a physical fitness test.
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Jim Huggins, 82nd Airborne Division commanding general and outgoing Regional Command-South commanding general, cased the 82nd Airborne Division colors Sunday and officially handed over command to U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams, commanding general of the 3rd Infantry Division, during a transition of authority ceremony at Kandahar Airfield.
A recent strategic health study recommends that health-care providers in Liberty, Long, Bryan and Tattnall counties create an alliance to offer more comprehensive care.
After stabilizing for three years, suicide rates in the Army are on the rise. According to a recent USA Today interview with Gen. Ray Odierno, the Army chief of staff said suicides now are the most common form of death in the Army. Reportedly, Odierno was responding to questions about 38 suicides or suspected suicides during July. When asked to confirm this number, Hank Minitrez, Army G-1, said his office does not publish monthly reports. ...
SAVANNAH - Army Pvt. Isaac Aguigui held the Army's lowest rank, served in the military less than two years and never saw combat. Yet Georgia prosecutors say the 21-year-old soldier from Cashmere, Wash., commanded enough authority to form an anti-government militia within the U.S. military with soldiers of greater rank and experience following his orders - including an order to commit murder.
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee on Monday recognized sponsors and volunteers who made HMAC's food court a success at Fort Stewart's Fourth of July celebrations.
The population of red-cockaded woodpeckers on Fort Stewart has more than doubled in the past 18 years, according to Larry Carlile, wildlife biologist supervisor with Fort Stewart's Fish & Wildlife Branch of the Environmental & Natural Resources Division of the Directorate of Public Works.
More than 600 expectant parents participated in Winn Army Community Hospital's second annual Baby Expo from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the hospital.
Military veterans in Coastal Georgia have a number of options for services and benefits they may qualify for through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Georgia Department of Veterans Affairs. However, getting specific information about these options may require persistence on a veteran's part.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced Wednesday it has awarded a contract for construction of a new, permanent VA community-based outpatient clinic to SDA Inc., a real-estate developer based in Reno, Nev.
Winn Army Community Hospital on Thurday opened its newest pediatric clinic with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The clinic marks the completion of the Army's transition to Patient-Centered Medical Homes for Winn's primary-care clinics, according to Col. Ronald Place, commander of the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity of Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield.
Disabled veterans have an advocate, someone in their corner to support and help them and their family members, explained Donald Spencer Jr., senior vice commander for the Disabled American Veterans, chapter 46. The Hinesville DAV is by the Health Department on East Oglethorpe Highway.
Col. Kevin Gregory, U.S. Army Garrison commander for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, reported to the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce during its Progress Through People Luncheon on Thursday at Connection Church.
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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