Wed., August 15, 2012 10:01am
One of the Army's top generals based in Georgia is getting ready to retire. A retirement ceremony for Brig. Gen. Rodney J. Barham is scheduled for Saturday morning at the National Infantry Museum at Fort Benning.
Mon., August 6, 2012 10:03am
The Army's top general is planning a visit with troops at Fort Stewart in southeast Georgia. Army's chief of staff Gen. Ray Odierno will re-enlist more than 30 soldiers during his visit Monday and will meet with 3rd Infantry Division commanders preparing to deploy to Afghanistan.
Wed., July 25, 2012 8:00am
Georgia is set to receive a $750,000 federal grant to help returning Army veterans find jobs. The funding was announced Tuesday by Labor Secretary Hilda Solis. The grants are set to be implemented over the next two years.
Mon., July 16, 2012 3:06pm
The Army has announced it is dropping its NASCAR sponsorship at the end of this season. That pleases one Georgia congressman.
Tue., May 15, 2012 3:20pm
Ft. Stewart officials welcomed visitors to the post's new barracks for ill and injured soldiers. The Army has been improving its medical housing since 2007 reports about poor conditions at Army trauma centers. Ft. Stewart officials say, the $25 million complex consolidates care for injured soldiers.
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.
Fri., December 10, 2010 6:00am
Fort-Stewart has about $515 million worth of active construction projects going on. The work represents some of the largest physical transformations the coastal-area Army base has seen. The projects also will provide new services to soldiers. The Warrior Transition Battalion this week broke ground on new living space for soldiers receiving complex medical treatment.
Thu., November 4, 2010 3:01pm
North Georgia commissions about 75 officers a year and the U.S. Army is looking for more soldiers fluent in languages that are considered Strategic.
Wed., September 1, 2010 4:49pm
A Washington state military base Wednesday held a memorial service for a Georgia soldier. Joint Base Lewis-McChord honored 22-year-old Pfc. Jacob A. Dennis of Powder Springs, west of Atlanta.