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Kingston announces $75 million in economic assistance for Hinesville

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Jack Kingston, R-Ga., announced Friday that the Defense Appropriations Committee approved $75 million in economic assistance for Hinesville and Liberty County. The funding will be used by the Department of Defense's Office of Economic Adjustment to help the area withstand the economic impact levied by the Army's recent reversal on stationing a new brigade at Fort Stewart."Hinesville and Liberty County have stepped up when the military asked them to and now it's time for the Pentagon to step up and help Hinesville," Kingston said. "The Office of Economic Adjustment exists to help ...

July 17, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Military

Families celebrate regiment’s birthday

The 3rd Battalion 69th Armor Regiment

July 17, 2009 | Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Military

Garrison commander greets community

Fort Stewart's new garrison commander, Col. Kevin Milton, took time to have lunch with Liberty County's business and government leaders Thursday, introducing himself and his family to the community.

July 17, 2009 | Lauren Hunseberger Staff writer | Military

3rd ID units tapped to deploy

FORT STEWART - Units from the 3rd Infantry Division stationed at Fort Stewart and Kelley Hill at Fort Benning were included Tuesday in a Department of Defense announcement naming the next group of units to deploy in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

July 17, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Military

Third ID units to deploy

Editor's note: It appears Fort Stewart soldiers will be headed back overseas as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom beginning in September, according to the following press release issued Thursday.

July 16, 2009 | Fort Stewart Public Affairs | Military

Live fire drills prepare 1st HBCT to deploy

Charlie company commander Cpt. Dustin Knaus, with 2nd battalion, 7th infantry regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, sat in a humvee using a radio to coordinate with soldiers in the helicopter that flew overhead. His humvee sat behind a row of Bradleys and other combat vehicles, all awaiting directions to proceed.

July 15, 2009 | Lauren hunsberger Staff writer | Military

Training plunges troops into darkness

July 15, 2009 | Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Military

New commander takes over MEDDAC

Brig. Gen. Donald M. Bradshaw, commanding general of the Southeast Regional Medical Command and Eisenhower Army Medical Center, passes the Fort Stewart U.S. Army Medical Department activity flag to incoming commander Col. Paul R. Cordts as the outgoing commander, Col. John P. Collins, looks on during Friday's change of command ceremony at Fort Stewart's Marne Garden. Before coming to Fort Stewart to take command of MEDDAC and Winn Army Community Hospital here, Cordts was assigned to the U.S. Army's Office of the Surgeon General as the director of health policy and services. He formerly deployed ...

July 15, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Military

No date set for court martial in slayings

The fate of a Fort Stewart soldier accused of slaying two fellow 3rd Infantry Division soldiers in Iraq last fall will now be determined by the highest of military courts.

July 10, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Military

Two Georgia Guardsmen killed in Aghanistan

ATLANTA - The Department of Defense says two members of the Georgia National Guard's 48th Infantry Brigade have been killed in action in Afghanistan.

The Pentagon says they were killed on Monday.

July 09, 2009 | Associated Press | Military

Oregon Guard case colors for deployment

Sweat dripped from the foreheads of the friends and relatives of Oregon National Guard soldiers late Friday morning as the crowd of nearly 500 filled the stands of Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field for the 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team's casing ceremony.

July 06, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Military

3rd ID is Iraq gameplan 'closer'

FORT STEWART - It was just another day for the U.S. Army in war-weary northern Iraq: insurgents in Mosul, political turf battles in Kirkuk, an attack on the Bayji oil refinery in Salah ad Din.

July 03, 2009 | By Lara Jakes Associated Press writer | Military

Vice president visiting troops recently moved out of Iraqi cities

BAGHDAD - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Iraq on Thursday to visit U.S. soldiers, just two days after all American combat troops withdrew from Baghdad and all of Iraq's cities and towns.

July 03, 2009 | By Patrick Quinn Assistant Superintendent for Student Services | Military

U.S. troops moving out of Iraqi cities

CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE BASRA, Iraq, June 30 - In accordance with Article 5 of the security agreement between the U.S. and Iraqi governments, Iraqi security forces now have full ownership of security in their cities, towns and villages.

As of today, U.S. combat forces will turn over the security of cities to Iraqi security forces, and begin a period where our primary security role is one of training, mentoring and advising the ISF," said Army Maj. Gen. Rick Nash, Multinational Division South commander. "Today's ISF is capable, ready and dedicated to keeping the people of Iraq safe."

June 30, 2009 | By SSgt. Dave Lankford Special to American Forces Press Service | Military

Mom, son deploying to Iraq together

Anita VanderMolen may wear one uniform, but her job comes with many different titles.

June 26, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Military

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Military housing communities earn SatisFacts award for resident satisfaction

Fort Stewart Family Homes and Marne Point Apartments in Fort Stewart and Hunter AAF Homes in Savannah have been recognized as 2017 Resident Satisfaction Property ...

April 17, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Military

Rahn completes basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Cameron C. Rahn graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

April 17, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Military

Ambassadors promote Army Reserve

WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than 65 Army Reserve ambassadors, including Luis Carreras of Hinesville, met last month at Fort Knox, Kentucky, to focus efforts on ...

April 12, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Military

Exchange Service salutes Vietnam vets with custom truck design

To thank Vietnam veterans for their sacrifices, the Army and Air Force Exchange Service is debuting a new truck design, part of the Department of ...

April 10, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Military


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