For many on Fort Stewart, Col. Terry Ferrell is best known for his smile and his relentless love for soldiers.
LONDON - British Prime Minister Gordon Brown says U.K. forces have ended their combat operations in Iraq.
Brown says British combat patrols in Basra will end as the troops prepare to leave the country.
The Raider Brigade Fallen Soldiers' Memorial chairwoman Laura Rittenhouse received a $1,000 check from BAE Systems, presented by Mark T. Baker, Fort Stewart/Benning site manager, on April 9 at 1st Heavy Brigade Combat team Headquarters.
The Department of Defense announced Saturday the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
CSM Benjamin Moore Jr., 43, of Waycross died April 24 at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 2d Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.
DOVER, Del. (AP) - In the weeks since the Pentagon ended an 18-year ban on media coverage of fallen soldiers returning to the U.S., most families given the option have allowed reporters and photographers to witness the solemn ceremonies that mark the arrival of flag-draped transfer cases.
Critics had warned that military families needed privacy and peace activists might exploit the images, but so far the coverage has not caused problems.
DUBLIN - Parades honoring the Georgia National Guard's 48th Infantry Brigade kick off in Dublin.
Brigade commander Col. Lee Durham says the 48th and its support battalions are being shipped in stages to Afghanistan.
Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield and the 3rd Infantry Division marked 100 days fatality free March 27. In the 100 days leading up to March 27, the installation did not lose a Soldier to a traffic accident fatality.
"This is a major milestone and CSM Jesse Andrews and I couldn't be more proud of our soldiers," said 3rd Infantry Division commander Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo. "A Soldier's life is inherently dangerous. Every day, we handle weapons and work on or operate unforgiving vehicles and equipment. Even without the presence of an armed enemy, there are so many ways to ...
Now that the Article 32 hearing for Sgt. Joseph C. Bozicevich has ended, it will be up to Fort Stewart's commanding officer, Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo to determine what actions the soldier will face next.
Testimony is scheduled to resume for a second day in the military hearing for a Fort Stewart sergeant charged with murdering two U.S. soldiers in his unit last year at a patrol base in Iraq.
Army Sgt. Joseph Bozicevich (BAH-seh-vich) of Minneapolis is accused of fatally shooting a superior and a fellow team leader in his unit Sept. 14 as they gave him disciplinary counseling for poor performance.
An investigative hearing at Fort Stewart is expected to reveal some of the details about the case of an Army sergeant charged with murdering a superior and a fellow noncommissioned officer last year in Iraq.
The Article 32 hearing for accused Sgt. Joseph Bozicevich of Minneapolis was to begin this morning. The hearing, similar to a civilian grand jury, will determine whether Bozicevich's case goes to a court-martial.
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - Every soldier who's gone to war in the past year paused before leaving to take a brain test - basic math, matching numbers and symbols and identifying patterns to measure response time and accuracy. Now that some of these troops have returned, they're taking a fresh round of tests, all part of a broad effort by the military to better treat head injuries.
The Department of Defense is also deploying some unusual weapons for treating the injuries, including paint guns and motion-sensitive video games integrated into therapy at new trauma centers around the country.
While Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced plans to direct money into combat systems that troops use in war, soldiers at Fort Stewart were ceremonially receiving newly-designed tactical vehicles, used to carry fuel and supplies during combat.
WASHINGTON - The Army is reassigning up to 600 active reserve and active duty troops to Fort Hood in Texas this summer and next year.
On Friday, nearly 65 Fort Stewart soldiers received a special visit from their commanding officer, Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo.
They are known as the life-support for Army brigades, flowing from makeshift base to makeshift base like blood through arteries.