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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

SD Gunner Fund to hold local fundraisers

The SD Gunner Fund has set a fundraising goal of $5,000 to support its mission to assist veterans and disabled children with the financial expense of acquiring and owning service animals. Anyone willing to pitch in and help the nonprofit organization reach that goal will have their name entered into a drawing for a $500 Visa gift card.

December 06, 2016 | Staff report | Military

Army to convert IBCT to ABCT at Ft. Stewart

The Army will convert the 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team to an Armor Brigade Combat Team, it was announced Wednesday in multiple press releases.

December 01, 2016 | Staff report | Military

Veteran support group has big ambitions

They provide company, help serve meals and brighten up otherwise regular days.

November 11, 2016 | Ted O'Neil | Military

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Pickett to serve in career counselor competition

Army Sgt. 1st Class Jason G. Pickett has been was selected as the 2018 Component Career Counselor of the Year for U.S. Army Forces ...

January 16, 2018 | Bryan County News | Military

Korea deployment for brigade confirmed

The Department of the Army has confirmed one of the worst kept secrets around Fort Stewart today, announcing the spring deployment of the 1st Armored ...

January 10, 2018 | Staff report | Military


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