ATLANTA - Operation Homefront announced that it has been overwhelmed by requests for emergency assistance by military families, and the nonprofit organization is requesting immediate donations from the local community to help address the need.
he "date which will live in infamy," Dec. 7, when Imperial Japanese forces attacked Pearl Harbor in the U.S. territory of Hawaii in 1941, was observed Dec. 8 by the Disabled American Veterans Hinesville chapter.
FORT RILEY, Kan. -- Though more than half the soldier population is deployed to war, an army of another kind continues to toil. They are electricians, carpenters, truck drivers and painters. Combined, they represent a continuation of the effort started more than two years ago to make room for the 1st Infantry Division's return from Germany. "It's absolutely mind-boggling the amount of work we are getting accomplished," said Michael Goreham, chief of master ...
Tuesday was a special day for 3rd Infantry Division soldier Spc. Christopher Hayes. With his wife by his side and his parents, grandparents and other family and friends in attendance, the wounded warrior was pinned with both the Purple Heart and Combat Action Badge in recognition of injuries he received while on an explosive ordinance disposal and security mission in Iraq. Hayes was traveling atop a tanker as a gunner for the Headquarters and Headquarters ...
A Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield soldier found dead in his car Saturday morning by the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police was identified Wednesday night.
WASHINGTON -- Growing numbers of people think the U.S. is making progress in Iraq and will eventually be able to claim some success there, a poll showed Tuesday in a sign the politics of the war could become more complicated for Democrats.
WASHINGTON -- As security improves in Iraq, pressure is building to reverse one of the most onerous decisions Defense Secretary Robert Gates made to enable President Bush's troop buildup to go forward this year: extending the tours of active-duty soldiers from 12 months to 15 months. The extra three months is a weighty burden, both physically and psychologically, for soldiers already stressed by multiple tours, and on families coping with strains that have ...
Francesca Milner, human resources NCO with the 188th Infantry Brigade, received a certificate of appreciation Dec. 6 by Pioneer Services manager Carl Johnson for her service.
Camel bells attached to satin cords were hung on trees at Warriors Walk on Fort Stewart on Saturday in memory of 3rd Infantry Division soldiers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. The bells are being hung by spouses, family members and friends who are members of Support 3rd ID.com, which is a forum that was created in an effort to gain support for extended familiess. Trees which had less decoration, possibly of the geographical distance ...
The Third Infantry Division's 4th Brigade "Vanguard" Combat Team has officially taken responsibility for Forward Operating Base Kalsu and the surrounding area of Iraq south of Baghdad.
Troops in Iraq got to celebrate the 3rd Infantry Division's 90th birthday with cakes and other celebrations.
Emergency call boxes and improved cell phone access will make the Fort Stewart military reservation safer for everyone using the area.
WASHINGTON -- The top Marine general said Wednesday that Defense Secretary Robert Gates has rejected his proposal to shift Marine forces from Iraq to Afghanistan, reflecting in part the Bush administration's concern that recent security gains in Iraq are fragile and reversible. "After discussion with the secretary and with my colleagues on the Joint Staff, there is a determination that right now the timing is not right to provide additional Marine forces to ...
MANAMA, Bahrain -- Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday that "people are getting impatient" for the Iraqi government to take advantage of improved security and move toward needed political reforms. Gates met Thursday for an hour with his top U.S. commander in Iraq, Gen. David Petraeus, who described a 60 percent decline in violence in the last six months. Gates had spent two days meeting with Iraqi officials and military commanders in both Baghdad and ...
East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 will host its monthly meeting Dec. 6 at Captain Joe's Restaurant, beginning at 6 p.m. with a get together for dinner. The meeting will follow at 7 p.m. All post members any other interested veterans are encouraged to attend.
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.