The 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, 192nd Infantry Brigade will retire its unit colors during a ceremony Monday. Three other basic training units at Fort Benning will undergo reorganization in June.
A group of airmen from Robins Air Force Base could make history in Iraq if they leave on the final plane out of the country. The Telegraph of Macon reports that about 30 members of the 5th Combat Communications Group have been at Sather Air Base and will likely be among the last to leave even if they aren't on the last plane out.
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.
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.
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.