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Soldiers learn about Gabonese culture

LIBREVILLE, Gabon - To showcase Central Accord's host nation, Sunday was Cultural Day. Participants were allowed to wear civilian clothes, and several soldiers wore Gabonese clothing they had purchased at a market on a previous occasion.

June 22, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney Coastal Courier | Military


Dispatch 2: From Poland to Gabon

Friday was another busy day of travel. I had a 7 a.m. flight out of Berlin to Paris to start my journey to Gabon, where 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division is participating in exercise Central Accord. This year's U.S. Army Africa-led exercise will be the largest and most complex to date for U.S. Army Africa.

June 18, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney Coastal Courier | Military


Dispatch from Anakonda 16: Week 1 in review

I've been in Poland for almost a week now, embedding with 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division as the unit participates in Anakonda 16, a Polish-led multinational exercise.

June 15, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney Coastal Courier | Military


Mass-casualty exercise trains, produces real stress for soldiers

DRAWSKO POMORSKIE TRAINING AREA, Poland - Several explosions kicked up dirt and sand as spectators looked on from an old bunker on a hill above a military range.

June 15, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney Coastal Courier | Military


Veterans can get service dogs free

K9 Battle Buddies, a nonprofit organization near Fort Stewart, is accepting applications from combat veterans who need service dogs to help them with PTSD/TBI.

June 13, 2016 | Special to the News | Military


3rd ID units are set for exercises on 2 continents

Soldiers from two brigades of the 3rd Infantry Division will participate in large multinational exercises this month - one in Europe, the other in Africa.

June 08, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney Coastal Courier | Military


Winn Army Community Hospital commander relieved of command

Col. Patrick Ahearne was relieved of his command of Winn Army Community Hospital on Fort Stewart last month following the results of an investigation, according to a May 2 news release from Regional Health Command-Atlantic (Provisional), which is headquartered on Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

May 31, 2016 | Staff report editor@bryancountynews.com | Military


This bourbon's for area veteran

Evan Williams Kentucky Bourbon is recognizing 10 veterans for their service in the military and their community, and one of those selected lives in Ludowici.

May 29, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney | Military


Fort Stewart cancels cemetery tour

The biannual Fort Stewart Historic Communities Council meeting and Spring Cemetery visit for Wednesday has been cancelled because of expected bad weather. The tour may be rescheduled, but plans will continue for the next historic tour which occurs in the fall. For questions or more information, call 912-435-9872.

May 03, 2016 | Special to the News | Military


Film workshop for PTSD sufferers

The Patton Veterans Project initiative "I Was There" Films will have a free, therapeutic filmmaking workshop for active-duty and retired service men and women dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder from Monday through Thursday on Fort Stewart.

April 30, 2016 | Special to the News | Military


Winn Army Community Hospital commander suspended

Col. Patrick Ahearne, the commander of Winn Army Community Hospital on Fort Stewart, has been suspended from command, according to an Army news release.

April 22, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent  | Military


Act streamlining military spouse lincesures passes

ATLANTA - House Bill 821, the "Military Spouses and Veterans Licensure Act," sponsored by Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, unanimously passed the Senate Chamber Thursday afternoon with a 53-0 vote.

March 28, 2016 | Special to the News | Military


Organization seeks anyone who served in 2nd ID

FOX LAKE, Ill. - The Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for anyone who served in the Army's 2nd Infantry Division at any time.

March 28, 2016 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.com | Military


Estonian prime minister visits soldiers

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction. The 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team will deploy for three months to Estonia, whose coastline is on the Baltic Sea. Because of incorrect information received, an article on page 3A Sunday incorrectly stated the length of the unit's deployment and placed Estonia in the wrong region of Europe.

March 28, 2016 | U.S. Army news release | Military


3rd ID, Georgia Guard first to try associated-unit concept

The 3rd Infantry Division and the Georgia Army National Guard's 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team are teaming up.

March 24, 2016 | Special to the News | Military


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Stewart medical community welcomes new commander

The local military medical community welcomed a new commander Wednesday at Fort Stewart's Marne Garden.

July 10, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney Special to the News | Military


Stewart garrison gets new CSM

After two years of separation from his family to serve the Fort Stewart Garrison, Command Sgt. Maj. Myron Lewis is heading home with them.

July 10, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney Special to the News | Military


1st BCT leads European operation

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - The 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division brought Abrams Main Battle Tanks and Bradley Fighting Vehicles back to the Baltics, central ...

July 07, 2016 | By Maj. Randy Ready 1st ABCT, 3rd ID | Military


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