Col. John Hort, the 3rd Infantry Division's deputy commanding general-rear, received his first star during a promotion ceremony Friday morning at Club Stewart. Hort was promoted to brigadier general by his commander, Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams, who conducted the swearing in as a general officer via live streaming from his downrange headquarters in Afghanistan.
About 50 soldiers with the 3rd Infantry Division's 24th Ordnance Company arrived home Friday afternoon following a nine-month tour in Kuwait. The soldiers were greeted on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field by newly promoted Brig. Gen. John Hort, the 3rd Infantry Division's deputy commanding general-rear.
Design proposals for a permanent Veterans Affairs clinic in Hinesville were approved by that City Council during its Dec. 6 meeting. The new outpatient clinic will be at the site of the old Mills House on the corner of East Memorial Drive and East Oglethorpe Highway.
A display of 10 or more bright red poinsettias stood between a color guard and bleachers filled with families, soldiers and friends of fallen 3rd Infantry Division soldiers who were honored Saturday at the sixth annual Wreaths for Warriors Walk ceremony on Cottrell Field.
Muskets were firing, cannons were roaring, and the smell of black power was hanging thick in the air Dec. 8 at Fort McAllister State Historic Park.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama intends to nominate Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, currently the vice chief of staff of the Army, to succeed Marine Corps Gen. James N. Mattis as the next commander of U.S. Central Command, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta announced recently.
The infamous surprise attack by Japanese naval forces on Pearl Harbor and Wheeler Army Airfield on a peaceful Sunday morning, Dec. 7, 1941, was remembered Friday during a special ceremony sponsored by the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 46 at the American Legion Post 168 in Hinesville.
Members of Cadette Girl Scout Troop 30022 spend the evening recently making Christmas cards for military troops deployed overseas.
About 200 soldiers with the 3rd Infantry Division's 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Armor Brigade Combat Team were welcomed home from Afghanistan on Tuesday in a ceremony on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field.
A group of Army soldiers from Fort Stewart is returning home from Afghanistan in time to spend the holiday season with their families.
The U.S. Air Force has a rich history, and Georgia has played a big role in it. That history - along with 100 aircraft, artifacts and exhibits - can be found at the Museum of Aviation on Robins Air Force Base near Warner Robins.
Navy Seaman Recruit Andrew R. Brownfield, son of Angela R. Brownfield of Savannah and Clifford J. Brownfield of Richmond Hill, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Richmond Hill High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets and seniors Forrest P. Corbin, left, and Andrew Beauchamp, third from left, stand with RHHS principal Helen Herndon and local Rotary President Brice Ladson after being awarded Young Rotarian of the Month by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill.
The 3rd Sustainment Brigade cased its unit colors Monday afternoon during a formal ceremony on Cottrell Field. About 250 Providers are deploying to Kandahar Province in Afghanistan.
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.
CAMP MAIWAND, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Samuel Caffrey, a Hastings, Pa., native and an armament repairer with Company B, 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, trained Afghan national-army soldiers April 16 on how to disassemble and reassemble the M4 and M16 rifle, the M249 squad automatic weapon and the M240B machine gun at Camp Maiwand, Afghanistan.
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