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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


Incoming commander is U.S. Military Academy grad

Fort Stewart and the 3rd Infantry Division will be getting a new commander, possibly this spring.

January 26, 2017 | Staff report | Military


Pentagon announces new commander

The Pentagon has announced the next commander of the 3rdInfantry Division and Fort Stewart.

January 24, 2017 | Staff report | Military


Service for those who sacrificed

Cadet Maj. Tatiana Baker, a senior JROTC cadet at Richmond High School, was among the cadets who volunteered to participate in the Wreaths for Warriors Walk 10th Anniversary Ceremony at Fort Stewart Dec. 17. During the ceremony, wreaths were laid at the foot of trees planted in honor of 3rd Infantry Division soldiers killed in the war on terror.

December 29, 2016 | Special to the News | Military


Fort Stewart's Bullard retires after 56 years of service

Even after 56 years of service, Howard Bullard didn't want a retirement ceremony.

December 24, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Military


Christmas wreaths laid at Warriors Walk

Wreaths for Warriors Walk held its 10th annual wreath-laying ceremony Saturday under sunny skies before an estimated 300 people at Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field.

December 23, 2016 | Staff report | Military


Solar 'farm' to power part of post

The U.S. Army and Georgia Power cut a ribbon Friday on a new 250-acre solar farm on Fort Stewart that is expected to ultimately provide almost a third of the post's electricity each year.

December 15, 2016 | Staff report | Military


Wreaths for Warriors Walk Saturday

In a sense, not much has changed in the decade since Bruce Muncher and retired Army Lt. Col. Tony Justi founded Wreathes 4 Warriors Walk, which will hold its 10th annual wreath laying at noon Saturday on Fort Stewart.

December 14, 2016 | | Military


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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


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