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Freedom Journal Iraq Jan. 2

A military broadcast about activities in Iraq. Click on the media player at left to view the broadcast. It lasts about 10 minutes.

January 17, 2008 | | Military


Troops get pay raise

WASHINGTON -- Military members received a 3 percent pay raise effective Tuesday, as President Bush urges Congress to revise some provisions regarding Iraq contained in the fiscal 2008 National Defense Authorization Act.

The president authorized the 3 percent pay raise in an executive order. The act includes authorization for a 0.5 percent additional pay raise for U.S. troops, but the president has, for now, elected not to sign the defense authorization bill in its present form while Congress is adjourned, a practice known as a "pocket veto."

January 17, 2008 | By Gerry J. Gilmore American Forces Press Service | Military


Master sergeants re-enlists son in Iraq

CAMP STRIKER, Iraq – When Spc. Shamario Jackson was ready to re-enlist, he didn't talk to his career counselor like most Soldiers; he called his dad.

January 11, 2008 | By Pfc Monica Smith Special to the News | Military


Freedom Journal Iraq Dec. 27

January 11, 2008 | | Military


Troops have lunch with Iraqis

FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq – Concerned local citizens from Arab Jabour held a luncheon for coalition forces, Dec. 17, to mark the security progress being made in the village of Abd-Al Salmon.

January 04, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Military


Fort Stewart to drop speed limit in training areas

Fort Stewart is closing a road and taking other traffic measures for the 3,000 soldiers of the Indiana National Guard who are coming to the post next month for final training before deployment to Iraq.An estimated 1,000 other soldiers are already at Fort Stewart preparing for the exercise.Ricker Road will be closed from 10th Street to 16th Street in the National Guard Training Center and the speed limit on two Georgia highways reduced to 45 mph Dec. 28 to March 15 because of the mobilization of the 76th Brigade Combat Team.Travel in and out of ...

January 02, 2008 | Joe Parker for the Bryan County News | Military


Attend a 3rd Heavy BCT briefing in Iraq

Col. Wayne Grigsby, commander of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, briefed bloggers in a conference call/video session Thursday morning. The video of his opening statement is in the media player at left.

December 28, 2007 | DVIDS | Military


1,000 trainers are advance for Guard unit

Fort Stewart acknowledged Dec. 1 that more than 1,000 additional soldiers are on post in preparation for a major training event for a brigade of the Indiana National Guard which is headed for Iraq.

December 26, 2007 | Staff report | Military


3rd troops celebration division birthday in Iraq

Troops in Iraq got to celebrate the 3rd Infantry Division's 90th birthday with cakes and other celebrations.

December 26, 2007 | | Military


GSU ROTC cadets train on Fort Stewart

The ROTC program based at Georgia Southern University recently hosted its annual fall field training exercise at Fort Stewart.

December 26, 2007 | Special to the News | Military


NCO received appreciation award

Francesca Milner, human resources NCO with the 188th Infantry Brigade, received a certificate of appreciation Dec. 6 by Pioneer Services manager Carl Johnson for her service.

December 26, 2007 | Staff report | Military


48th gets orders to deploy in 2009

While Fort Stewart is gearing up to train an Indiana National Guard Brigade for service in Iraq next year, the 48th Brigade of the Georgia National Guard is among five Guard brigades alerted Monday for deployment in 2009.

December 26, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Military


Bells pay tribute to fallen

Camel bells attached to satin cords were hung on trees at Warriors Walk on Fort Stewart on Saturday in memory of 3rd Infantry Division soldiers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. The bells are being hung by spouses, family members and friends who are members of Support 3rd ID.com, which is a forum that was created in an effort to gain support for extended familiess. Trees which had less decoration, possibly of the geographical distance of families, were chosen for the bells like those Jodie Goodman is placing here.

December 26, 2007 | | Military


Call boxes, cell phone boosters added on post

Emergency call boxes and improved cell phone access will make the Fort Stewart military reservation safer for everyone using the area.

December 26, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Military


Vanguard Brigade takes over Iraq duty

The Third Infantry Division's 4th Brigade "Vanguard" Combat Team has officially taken responsibility for Forward Operating Base Kalsu and the surrounding area of Iraq south of Baghdad.

December 26, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Military


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April 10, 2018 | Bryan County News | Military


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