Wed., April 24, 2013 6:28pm
Fort Gordon in eastern Georgia will hold a listening session tomorrow/Thursday (Noon-2pm). Officials want to hear from the community on force reductions. J.C. Matthews, a spokesman for the Fort, says the Army plans to reduce its troops by 80 thousand worldwide.
Thu., April 18, 2013 3:57pm
Ft. Stewart officials say there's nothing they can do for hundreds of Savannah home-owners whose garage door openers aren't working. Base officials acknowledge new radio equipment is interfering with household devices around Hunter Army Airfield. Larry Jameson of Savannah Overhead Door says his phone has been ringing off the hook since last week.
Wed., April 3, 2013 6:42pm
A Georgia soldier accused of plotting attacks as the leader of an anti-government militia group has been charged by the Army with the killing of his pregnant wife in 2011.
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.
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.
Tue., March 5, 2013 5:00pm
While most federal spending cuts from the sequester could take time to work their way down to local school districts, communities with military bases are bracing for a more immediate impact. That's because many districts already have budgeted for a program called Impact Aid. The funds are used to offset property tax losses.
Mon., March 4, 2013 6:00am
Georgia schools that teach children from military families are bracing for a mid-year blow from the automatic budget cuts triggered in Washington.
Tue., February 26, 2013 8:49am
Middle Georgia officials have warned of an immediate $83 million impact around Robins Air Force base if automatic federal spending cuts take effect Friday. Retired Major General David Bockel talks more about the defense-related impacts of the federal sequester in Georgia.
Wed., February 20, 2013 4:27pm
The US Supreme Court is keeping alive an international custody case involving a Georgia-based solider. Justices ruled Tuesday that Ft. Stewart-based Sgt. Jeffrey Chafin can continue his legal battle for his five year old daughter. The child has lived in Scotland with Chafin's estranged Scottish wife ever since a lower court ruled that US courts have no say in the case.
Tue., February 19, 2013 8:05pm
A Georgia man has pleaded guilty to burglary and other charges as part of a deal requiring him to cooperate with authorities as they prosecute members of what they describe as a Georgia militia group.