The Department of Defense has announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
WASHINGTON -- Lonnie Bowen Jr. was once a social worker, but for 17 years the Vietnam war veteran has slept on the streets off and on as he's battled substance abuse and mental health problems.
The Department of Defense has announced the death of three Third Infantry Division soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
3rd Infantry Division Rear Detachment Soldiers Support area Veterans Day events. Friday Chaplain Timothy Crawley, 3-3 Aviation Brigade and the 3rd ID Firing Party will support the Savannah Vietnam Veterans of America Memorial Ceremony, 5 p.m., Savannah. Sunday Lt. Col. Paul B. Gale II, 3rd Infantry Division rear detachment commander, will be the guest speaker at Richmond Hill's Veterans Day observance, 11 a.m., J.F. Gregory Park. Chaplain William Payton, 224th Military Intelligent Battalion and the ...
A terrorist trying to infiltrate Fort Stewart might balk at the confusion - and he might not be the only one.
WASHINGTON -- Faced with higher recruiting goals, the Pentagon is quietly looking for ways to make it easier for people with minor criminal records to join the military, The Associated Press has learned.
BAGHDAD -- The U.S. military announced six new deaths Tuesday, making 2007 the bloodiest year for American troops in Iraq despite a recent decline in casualties and a sharp drop in roadside bombings that Washington links to Iran. With nearly two months left in the year, the annual toll is now 853 - three more than the previous worst of 850 in 2004. But the grim milestone comes as the Pentagon points toward other ...
LUDOWICI -- Long County residents are seeing different kinds of vehicles on the roads and in the skies this week as the Marine Corps Group 31 out of Beaufort, S.C., participates in Southern Fury.
FORT STEWART -- Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will resume requiring temporary vehicle passes for all private vehicles that do not have a valid Department of Defense decal beginning Nov. 9. Access for vehicle with DoD decals will not change.
WASHINGTON -- Hundreds of troops have come home from war, left the military and committed suicide. That is the finding of preliminary Veterans Affairs Department research obtained by The Associated Press that provides the first quantitative look at the suicide toll on today's combat veterans. The ongoing research reveals that at least 283 combat veterans who left the military between the start of the war in Afghanistan on Oct. 7, 2001, and the ...
WASHINGTON -- The Army does not have enough personnel or training to adequately supply its soldiers in combat, and it needs an additional 2,000 military and civilian personnel with the authority to sign and manage contracts, according to a new report obtained by The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON -- President Bush will nominate retired Army general James Peake on Tuesday to direct the Department of Veterans Affairs, which is strained by the influx of wounded troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.
The completion of the deployment of the Third Infantry Division to Operation Iraqi Liberation began in earnest this week with the departure two flights of about 600 soldiers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team.
Spc. Joshua Vanburen on Tuesday held his 5-month-old son Ryan for the first time since May when the baby was born.
Veteran.com has announced it's building an online community for U.S. military veterans. Veteran.com is one of the lesser-known online communities. Unlike other community sites that try to cater to everyone, Veteran.com has a simpler premise: provide a premium community for U.S. Military Veterans. "I got the idea of this community when I retired from the military and lost track of many of my old friends. We all used our local e-mail addresses and now everyone ...
MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Navy Rear Admiral Annie B. Andrews, a Midway native, was assigned the Navy's top recruiter as commander, Navy Recruiting Command in a ceremony Aug. 29
Five soldiers assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division's 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team were honored Thursday morning with a tree-dedication ceremony at Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk.
Active-duty and former soldiers - some of whom served in World War II - gathered Saturday with community members in Ludowici for the unveiling of the Long County Veterans Memorial Monument. The multiyear project came to fruition over the weekend when the three-slab marble tribute was placed in Friendship Park.
Imagine a full-time job in which the only payment received is the satisfaction of helping others. That's what the nine volunteer staff members, including six service officers, with Disabled American Veterans Chapter 46 do each weekday.
Subcommittee chiefs of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee held a special meeting Tuesday at the Hinesville Police Department for discussion while coordinating final details for the first-ever Veterans Salute Day.
Soldiers, military retirees, first responders, Department of Defense civilians and military family members gathered Wednesday morning at Fort Stewart's main post chapel to remember the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
During a sweltering morning ceremony, Col. James Crider bid farewell to 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team and passed off command to a new leader during a ceremony Aug. 28 on Cottrell Field.
David Goode, son of Ludowici residents Freddie and Janis Goode, recently was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force.
Retired Army Lt. Gen. Roger Thompson on Tuesday told members of the Coastal Empire Chapter of the Association of the United States Army that budget cuts already are negatively affecting Army training.
Fort Stewart combat medic Pvt. Bryan Borrelli's quick thinking and newly acquired medical skills were tested Aug. 24 when he saved a woman's life in Savannah.
The newly established Georgia Military Veterans' Hall of Fame is accepting nominations of Georgia military veterans for induction into the 2013 inaugural class.
The 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Brigade likely will be deactivated up to two years earlier than previously announced.
Most of Beate Wickham's handcrafted artwork is seen only by friends and family members of those who've asked her to create something they can treasure as a memory of their military service or a memorial of their soldier.
Air Force Airman Juan M. Aponte has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.