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Judge defers death penalty case ruling

Military Judge Col. Tara Osborn deferred ruling on whether a 3rd Infantry Division soldier accused of shooting his squad leader and fellow team leader should face the death penalty.

July 23, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Military


HAAF soldier killed in Afghanistan

A Hunter Army Airfield soldier died on July 18 in Zhari, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he was shot by insurgents while conducting combat operations.

July 21, 2010 | Staff report | Military


CSM educating deployed troops

CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - The U.S. Army's best assets are skilled, educated soldiers. Knowledgeable warriors make for a flexible, adaptive and competent future force.

July 21, 2010 | Special to the News | Military


R&R beneficial; not without risks

After a few months deployed overseas, service members are ready for a little R&R. Through the Army's Rest and Recuperation program, soldiers are allowed 15-18 days of leave, depending on their tours, to see family and friends or venture into other countries.

July 16, 2010 | By Amy Johstono Special to the News | Military


Cajun continues family's military tradition

Capt. Michael Breaux is following in the footsteps of his grandfather and father by serving in the Army. Breaux's grandfather served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. His father served in the Army in the 1970s.

July 16, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Military


Fort Gordon unit back from Iraq

AUGUSTA - Family members greeted nearly 300 soldiers from Fort Gordon on their return from an 11-month tour in Iraq.

Nearly 700 people gathered at Fort Gordon's gymnasium on Wednesday to greet members of the 35th Signal Brigade and the 67th Signal Battalion, which provided tactical communications at 70 sites in Iraq.

July 15, 2010 | Associated Press | Military


Jury indicts man with impersonating soldier

AUGUSTA - A federal grand jury has indicted an ex-national guardsman on charges that he impersonated a soldier and convinced military officials to hand him high-tech equipment.

The grand jury on Tuesday indicted 34-year-old Anthony Todd Saxon on seven counts, including grand theft, theft from a licensed firearm dealer and being a felon in possession of explosives.

July 15, 2010 | Associated Press | Military


VA relaxes PTSD policies

Veterans claiming to suffer from post traumatic stress disorder will now have an easier time applying for medical benefits from the Veterans Administration. The VA no longer requires a soldier to link his or her PTSD to a single combat incident as long as a VA psychiatrist or psychologist can confirm a PTSD diagnosis. The change went into effect Tuesday.

July 14, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Military


Accidental explosion kills ranger

A Hunter Army Airfield soldier died from injuries sustained in an accidental explosion July 10 in Salerno, Afghanistan, while he was deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

July 14, 2010 | Staff report | Military


Hunter unit recognized for Haiti work

The 10th Transportation Company was awarded the Humanitarian Service Medal at 8:30 a.m. today at Hunter Army Airfield's 260th Quartermaster Battalion motor pool.

July 07, 2010 | Staff report | Military


Early redeployment keeps a promise

CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - The decision to send U.S. soldiers back early from Iraq is a critical part of meeting President Barack Obama's mandated troop strength of 50,000 troops in Iraq by Sept. 1.

July 07, 2010 | Special to the News | Military


Unit's Iraq deployment extended

The 3rd Infantry Division's headquarters unit announced Wednesday it will extend its Iraq deployment by 30 days. The 3rd ID Special Troops Battalion's 700 soldiers will redeploy in November instead of October, as was initially scheduled.

July 05, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Military


Iraq accident kills 3rd ID soldier

The Department of Defense announced Saturday the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

July 05, 2010 | Special to the News | Military


4th BCT cases colors for trip to Iraq

Members of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team stood tall Friday morning on Cottrell Field to watch as the brigade's flag was furled and covered with a protective canvas bag. Temperatures hovered around 90 degrees.

June 29, 2010 | By Charlotte Marten Correspondent | Military


Wounded warriors team up with best friends

Soldiers assigned to the Warrior Transition Unit have teamed up with some four-legged friends to help make the lives of disabled individuals a little easier.

June 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Military


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Ebola deployment precautions set

WASHINGTON ― Fighting the West Africa ebola epidemic is immediately and strategically important to the United States, the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs said, and the Defense Department is taking precautions to minimize risk to deployed troops.

October 23, 2014 | By Cheryl Pellerin DoD News, Defense Media Activity | Military


Details of ebola deployment announced

Thirty-two Fort Stewart soldiers from the 82nd Civil Affairs Battalion will deploy to Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance, according to a news release from the post.

October 22, 2014 | Special to the News | Military


Local troops to deploy to fight ebola

Few details have been announced yet, but Fort Stewart officials are confirming that soldiers from the post will deploy in the effort to control the spread of ebola.

October 07, 2014 | Staff Report | Military


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