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.
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.
Thu., May 31, 2012 7:56am
The U.S. Department of Defense has confirmed that a 24-year-old Marine from Leesburg was killed in Afghanistan May 26. Lance Cpl. Steven G. Sutton died while conducting combat operations in the Helmand province of Afghanistan.
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 20, 2011 4:43pm
The US Army is using a study involving 21,000 soldiers at Ft. Stewart to implement new mental health policies. Psychiatrists gave a group of Georgia-based soldiers additional mental health screenings before deploying to Iraq. Army psychiatrists says, incidents of mental health problems went down by about half among soldiers who got the additional screening.
Thu., August 19, 2010 3:40pm
A fallen soldier from Columbus is the latest to have a memorial tree planted in his honor at Fort Stewart. The Army post today dedicated an eastern redbud tree for Sgt. Johnny W. Lumpkin. He died July 2 in Iraq.
Thu., June 24, 2010 4:01pm
About 125 soldiers return after a yearlong deployment to Iraq.
Thu., February 18, 2010 12:14pm
A federal judge says, he doesn't want to interfere in a military case that
Fri., February 12, 2010 7:43pm
Five members of the Georgia-based 48th Brigade have been injured, one serio