Fri., April 12, 2013 10:03am
An airman enlisted in the Georgia Air National Guard is being awarded a medal for showing extraordinary leadership in Afghanistan. He will receive the Bronze Start during a ceremony Friday at Robins Air Force Base.
Tue., April 9, 2013 6:46pm
The Army says three soldiers based at Fort Stewart in southeast Georgia died in a weekend suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan that also killed an American diplomat.
Mon., April 8, 2013 11:02am
The 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, 192nd Infantry Brigade will retire its unit colors during a ceremony Monday. Three other basic training units at Fort Benning will undergo reorganization in June.
Mon., March 18, 2013 9:18am
The U.S. Army has identified the five-member crew killed in the crash of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter in Afghanistan.
Fri., March 15, 2013 7:39pm
From Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah to Kandahar Province in Afghanistan, troops are grieving after a helicopter crash in Afghanistan killed five fellow soldiers based in southeast Georgia. In Afghanistan, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade soldiers held a memorial service Friday for the Black Hawk helicopter crew.
Thu., March 14, 2013 9:03am
A Fort Stewart spokesman says six soldiers based at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield have died this week in Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Rex L. Schad of Edmond, Okla., was killed Monday by small arms fire. Five others died in a helicopter crash.
Sun., February 17, 2013 3:00pm
About 240 citizen-soldiers from a northeast Georgia unit of the National Guard are preparing to leave their families and their day jobs to serve in Afghanistan.
Fri., February 1, 2013 1:00pm
About 2,200 soldiers from Fort Stewart will be heading to Afghanistan in the coming weeks. Fort Stewart officials say the departing soldiers have been training for the deployment since July. They completed a month-long mission readiness exercise at Fort Polk, La., in November.
Sat., January 12, 2013 4:00pm
An Army soldier based in southeast Georgia has been killed in Afghanistan.
Tue., December 4, 2012 11:00am
A group of Army soldiers from Fort Stewart is returning home from Afghanistan in time to spend the holiday season with their families. About 200 soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment were scheduled to arrive Tuesday after spending the past nine months deployed overseas.