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New commander readying for deployment

Fort Stewart's new commander won't have much time to get settled in before he's deployed to Afghanistan.

May 15, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Military


RH student finishes basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Dallas P. Daniel Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

May 13, 2017 | Bryan County News | Military


New 3rd ID commander already feels at home

Maj. Gen. Leopoldo Quintas became the 86th commander of the 3rd Infantry Division during a ceremony Monday morning at Cottrell Field near Warriors Walk, where crepe myrtles grow to honor the 468 men and women who've died in the nation's ongoing war on terror.

May 11, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Military


Fort Stewart has new commander

Maj. Gen. Leopoldo A. Quintas, who has served on Fort Stewart in the past, was installed as the commanding general of the installation and its 3rdInfantry Division Monday morning.

May 08, 2017 | Staff report | Military


200 3rd ID soldiers to deploy

The Department of the Army announced April 27 the summer 2017 deployment of approximately 200 soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division Headquarters, stationed at Fort Stewart, to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

May 04, 2017 | Special to the News | Military


Before there was Fort Stewart

Like many over the decades, Wyman May relocated to Hinesville because of the Army.

April 28, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Military


Fort Stewart council to tour cemeteries

The public is invited to visit area military cemeteries with the Fort Stewart Historic Communities Council semiannual meeting and spring cemetery visit on April 20.

April 13, 2017 | Bryan County News | Military


Deadline extended for Vietnam vet program

There is still time for area Vietnam veterans to sign up for the upcoming Vietnam Veteran Honors program set for 2 p.m. April 29 at Tattnall County High School on Highway 23 in Reidsville.

April 05, 2017 | Bryan County News | Military


Ride 2 Recovery Beaches to Peaches

Supporters waving American flags greeted more than 100 cyclists who rode into Richmond Hill Tuesday afternoon in a ride described as freeing for disabled veterans and first responders.

March 09, 2017 | By Alena Cowley Staff writer | Military


YCA grad compete basic infantry training

U.S. Army Pvt. Kristopher B. Magby has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, Georgia.

March 03, 2017 | Bryan County News | Military


Authorities train for 'active shooter'

A gun-wielding man wreaked havoc at the Army Education Center Thursday morning, running through the lobby and shooting everyone he saw.

February 27, 2017 | By Patty Leon Correspondent | Military


Emergency drills Thursday on Fort Stewart

If your listen to a scanner and it goes crazy Thursday morning, it's probably only a drill.

February 22, 2017 | Special to the News | Military


Benning getting new brigade

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., today announced the U.S. Army will locate a new Security Force Assistance Brigade at Fort Benning, bringing approximately 500 new troops to the Columbus area by October.

February 16, 2017 | U.S. Senate news release | Military


Desert Storm veterans to gather here Feb. 24

Once synonymous with Fort Stewart, the "Taro Leaf" will make a comeback of sorts when veterans of the 24th Infantry Division and Desert Storm gather Feb. 24-28 to commemorate the division's role in the 1991 war to liberate Kuwait.

February 12, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Military


Phone company extends Phones for Soldiers drive

Pembroke Advanced Communications has announced the extension of its Cell Phones for Soldiers phone collection campaign through March.

February 10, 2017 | Special to the News | Military


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CSM Tagalicud becomes top NCO in I Corps

Before he left Fort Stewart in May, 3rd Infantry Division commander Maj. Gen. James Rainey called Command Sgt. Maj. Walter "Tag" Tagalicud the "best command ...

June 12, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Military


Ceremony to recognize local Vietnam vets

Vietnam veterans in Bryan and surrounding counties will have an opportunity to take part in a public recognition of their military service at a certificate ...

June 12, 2017 | Bryan County News | Military


Army colonel, others indicted in $20M bribery, fraud scheme

An Army colonel stationed at Fort Gordon near Augusta and two others were indicted this week by a federal grand jury in Savannah for their ...

June 08, 2017 | Bryan County News | Military


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