Thu., January 19, 2012 5:36pm
Fort Stewart's top general and his command staff of about 700 soldiers have received orders to deploy to Afghanistan by late summer. Officials at the southeast Georgia Army post said Thursday that commander Maj. Gen. Robert A. Abrams and his headquarters battalion from the 3rd Infantry Division are expected to deploy in August.
Wed., January 4, 2012 12:37pm
The Army says it plans to deploy about 1,600 soldiers stationed in southeast Georgia to Afghanistan later this year. The announcement came from Fort Stewart, which says it will deploy two battalions from its 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team. No other units in the division have received deployment orders.
Wed., June 8, 2011 1:52pm
The news came after two Army soldiers returning from Afghanistan complained in an online video that Delta charged their unit a total of $2,800 when some of them checked a fourth bag.
Mon., April 25, 2011 3:50pm
Georgia’s first National Guard Agri-business team deployed to Afghanistan from Fort Gordon near Augusta. The unit’s mission is to help farmers make more money from their crops.
Sat., November 27, 2010 10:52am
Residents in Thomasville plan to line the route of a funeral procession for a 25-year-old Army soldier killed in Afghanistan.
Tue., October 26, 2010 8:15am
Two Georgia National Guard units will spend a year overseas after a six week training period at Fort Bliss, Texas. More than half of the soldiers in the units have already served in Iraq or Afghanistan.
Thu., October 21, 2010 2:34pm
Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is known as a signature wound of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now a nurse at the Medical College of Georgia is making sure soldier’s suffering from the injury are getting help and recognition.
Fri., August 13, 2010 2:58pm
Hundreds of 48th Brigade soldiers participating in workshops. Families are participating as well. The goal is to help them readjust to life back home after a year in Afghanistan.
Tue., July 20, 2010 5:46pm
A metro Atlanta soldier has died after an accident on U.S. base in Afghanistan. 22-year-old Private First Class Jacob A. Dennis died July 3rd at a military hospital in Germany. The Powder Springs native had been mortally wounded in a weapons mishap at Forward Operating Base Lane in Afghanistan.
Mon., April 26, 2010 8:58am
Saturday's homecoming ended a frustrating six days of delay for the 148 sol