A District Attorney says he will seek the death penalty for three Army soldiers based at Fort Stewart in southeast Georgia. They are accused of killing two people to protect an anti-government militia. The soldiers allegedly planned to overthrow the government.
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.
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.
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.
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.