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  • Leaders hone their skills in the 'Can Do' battalion

    Apr 16, 2014

    Second Lt. Jared Gray pushed harder and harder in his sweat-soaked physical training uniform, eyes straight ahead and focused on the finish line. This was the last quarter mile of the Army's Physical Fitness Test, and it was just the beginning of the first day of 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division's Leader Certification Course.

  • Solar-powered school nears completion at Fort Stewart

    Apr 16, 2014

    Construction nears completion on a $20.5 million environmentally-friendly elementary school at Fort Stewart. Built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District and prime contractor Sauer, Inc., the new Murray Elementary School is equipped with over 450 solar panels, a wind turbine, and other sustainable design features.

  • Maintainers show off expertise during truck rodeo

    Apr 15, 2014

    Maintainers from Company A, 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, also known as the Maintain Battalion from 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, held a company truck rodeo, March 28, on Fort Stewart.

  • Dogface food service Soldiers prove they are best amongst armed forces

    Apr 15, 2014

    For the second time in three years, 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers took top honors as the culinary team of the year at the Annual Military Culinary Arts Competition held at Fort Lee, Virginia.

  • 3rd CAB families enjoy eggs'tra special Easter egg hunt

    Apr 15, 2014

    Families from 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade took part in an Easter Egg Hunt which was hosted by 3rd CAB at Hallstrom Lake Recreation Area on Hunter Army Airfield April 13. There was more than just egg hunting on the agenda. Families, and especially the kids, could enjoy bounce houses, face painting, and even a place where you could decorate your own cookie. The Easter Bunny himself was on hand to meet the kids.

  • Soldier takes fitness knowledge to Army-wide program

    Apr 14, 2014

    It is not often that Soldiers are able to take the knowledge learned from their hobbies and apply that knowledge to better Soldiers on a grand scale, but that is exactly what one Soldier has the chance to do as he prepares for a new assignment that will allow him to impact Soldiers throughout the Army.

  • 3rd ID recognizes Gold Star family members

    Apr 14, 2014

    Gold Star family members were recognized in a luncheon and ceremony, facilitated by the Survivor Outreach Services, at Club Stewart, Fort Stewart, Ga., April 11, 2014.

  • Cottonbalers teach high school students about Soldier life

    Apr 14, 2014

    Soldiers with 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division hosted a tour showcasing some of the 3rd Inf. Div. and 4th IBCT's facilities, equipment, and personnel April 9, on Fort Stewart, Ga.

  • Visiting Army scientist makes discoveries in emerging technology

    Apr 11, 2014

    ADELPHI, Md. (April 9, 2014) -- Dr. Joshua Smith has simulated the performance of a novel vacuum thermionic engine based on currently available materials in a paper entitled, "Increasing the Efficiency of a Thermionic Engine using a Negative Electron Affinity Collector," which was recently published in the Journal of Applied Physics.

  • 'Blackhawk' Squadron awarded for excellence

    Apr 10, 2014

    On March 24, 2014, 3rd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, received the second runner-up Award for Maintenance Excellence, MTOE, Large Category for fiscal year 2012.

  • Georgia Army and Air National Guard train together at revitalized airstrip

    Apr 10, 2014

    Georgia Army and Air National Guardsmen collaborated to complete jump training and combat landings at an airstrip at Remagen Landing Zone in Fort Stewart, Ga. The 5000 foot dirt airstrip was recently revitalized by civil engineers from the New Mexico Army and Air National Guard to allow C-130H Hercules aircraft to perform short field take-offs and landings on a dirt airstrip within a short distance from the 165th Airlift Wing, in Garden City, Ga. Prior to the opening of the Remagen airstrip, pilots flew to North Carolina or California to train for combat take-offs and landings.

  • Finding InDependence: How a group of Army spouses are redefining life in the military

    Apr 8, 2014

    Built from the ground up by like-minded military spouses, the group InDependent is a nonprofit organization aimed at garnering other dependents to invest in themselves and elevate health and wellness as the top priority, according to their military spouse manifesto. But what the group represents -- tied loosely together through social media -- is a revolutionary movement to bust through barriers and overcome hardships cast on our military dependents worldwide.

  • Can Do Soldiers deliver food to needy

    Apr 8, 2014

    As the sun rose above the Savannah skyline on March 27, Sgt. Michael McLaughlin found himself waking up for another day of work, except this day would be different, he was going to help families in need by providing them with the food they would not otherwise have.

  • Marne Division welcomes new senior enlisted leader

    Apr 7, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher G. Gilpin assumed the duties and responsibilities of caring for the Soldiers, Civilians and Families of the 3rd Infantry Division from Command Sgt. Maj. Edd Watson in ceremonies held April 4 at Marne Garden, Fort Stewart. Watson served as the Division Command Sergeant Major since March 2011. Gilpin's most recent assignment was as the senior enlisted adviser for the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.

  • Wildcat Soldier starts program that inspires youth

    Apr 7, 2014

    Inside of the Taw Caw Community Outreach Center in Summerton, S.C., many young people and parents gathered together to participate in the first Lets Talk About You Youth Expo, March 29.

  • Salley award recipient credits military with citizen, Soldier skills

    Apr 7, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Louis Santos' leadership skills are tested daily as a business owner, in his civilian capacity, and as a senior leader and advisor at the 7/98th Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 94th Training Division.

  • Fort Knox capacity tailor-made for human resources training

    Apr 7, 2014

    Fourth Brigade, 94th Training Division, 80th Training Command (TASS) conducted two pilot Human Resources Specialist Advanced Leader Courses in March 2014 at Fort Knox, Ky., to determine the feasibility of having a permanent presence on the installation, and to administer, for the first time, the One Army School System Program of Instruction.

  • Soldiers compete in the Thunder Crucible

    Apr 7, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- More than 125 Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division competed in the Thunder Crucible, a team competition held April 3-4 on Camp Casey, South Korea. The two-day Thunder Crucible event was designed to test Soldier�'s mettle, teamwork and mastery of individual skills and knowledge including: the Army Physical Fitness Test, chemical defense, combat casualty care, tactical communications, weapons mastery skills, a foot march, written tests on Korean culture and the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program, vehicle preventive maintenance checks and services, urban orienteering, and a surprise paintball event. The Thunder Crucible was an opportunity to highlight the demanding training required of 210th Field Artillery Brigade Soldiers as well as build espirit de corps within the brigade. (U.S. Army photos by 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs Team/Released)

  • 210th FA Bde. finishes the fight at Eighth Army Tournament

    Apr 7, 2014

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea -- Four Soldiers from the 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division took part in the Eighth Army Combatives Tournament April 4 at Seoul American High School in Yongsan Garrison, South Korea. Two of the four Soldiers won first place, one Soldier won second place, and one took fourth place in the tournament. The team will be continuing on to the All-Army Combatives Tournament in the near future. The Modern Army Combatives Program was introduced in 1995 as a way for Soldiers to become confident in their ability to deter and defeat enemies in close combat. The team�'s success in the competition demonstrates the 2nd Inf. Div. readiness to deter aggression toward the Republic of Korea. (U.S. Army photos by Spc. Sara E. Wiseman, 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs/Released)

  • April 2 shooting incident on Fort Hood leaves four dead, 16 wounded

    Apr 4, 2014

    There are four deceased Soldiers and 16 wounded from a shooting incident on Fort Hood April 2.

  • Eighth Army strengthens small unit tactics training

    Apr 2, 2014

    The Eighth Army command sergeant major initiated a program to strengthen small unit tactics training for American Soldiers in South Korea.

  • Driver safety lessons stick through enforcement, practice

    Apr 2, 2014

    CAMP PARKS, Calif. -- Skills are often lost when not used on a daily basis. For this reason the 1st Regiment 363rd Combat Support/Combat Service Support Training Battalion focuses its training on HMMWV's with drivers training and troop leading procedures.

  • WAREX 2014 equips Soldiers for combat deployments

    Apr 2, 2014

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Warrior Exercise 86-14-02 gathers Army Reserve units from across the nation here to reinforce warrior tasks and training from March 22 through April 11. "The idea of the WAREX is that Army Reserve Soldiers are able to come to Ft. McCoy and increase their functional capabilities," said Brig. Gen. George Thompson, 86th Training Division commanding general. "If they were to deploy, they would be able to do what the Army has trained them to do and support that combatant commander in theatre."

  • How do Soldiers communicate these days?

    Apr 1, 2014

    Communication: a two-way street

  • Last Call

    Apr 1, 2014

    About every 30 seconds in the United States, a driver using a cellphone is involved in a crash. In an effort to curb these preventable accidents, the National Safety Council is asking motorists to put down the phone and focus on the task at hand -- driving.

  • Brunswick high school cadets meet military life

    Apr 1, 2014

    Students enrolled in the Brunswick High School Navy Junior Reserves Officer Training Course, or NJROTC, took a field trip to visit Fort Stewart and speak with Soldiers of the 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, about their experiences in the military, March 26.

  • Marne Family steps up for sexual assault awareness

    Apr 1, 2014

    The 3rd Infantry Division gathered to mark the signing of the 3rd Infantry Division Sexual Assault Awareness month proclamation, Today, on Fort Stewart.

  • 3rd ABCT heads east, trains for disaster response

    Mar 31, 2014

    A woman screams out for her baby to wake up. A crowd shouts, demanding food. Others are looting stores and vandalizing cars. A city is in shambles. On March 24, Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, were the first to get the deployment alert. A 9.2 magnitude earthquake had hit Guardian City, and they needed to help control the streets by keeping residents away from collapsed buildings and guiding them to local and federal agencies providing food, water, medical services and shelter.

  • Exercise Dauntless Resolve increases joint unit's response in nuclear incident scenario

    Mar 31, 2014

    Exercise Dauntless Resolve supports

  • TTC Knox impresses CASCOM quality assurance team

    Mar 30, 2014

    Sgt. 1st Class Scott Milward didn't know what to expect after a two person quality assurance team from Combined Arms Support Command, Fort Lee Va., conducted an accreditation assessment of the Unit Supply Specialist reclassification course at 8th/104th Quartermaster Battalion, 1st Brigade, 94th Training Division, Fort Knox Ky., March 17-20, 2014.

  • Interoperability improves units' fire support operations

    Mar 28, 2014

    CHEORWON, South Korea -- The 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division joined U. S. Marines and Republic of Korea Army soldiers for a combined joint live-fire exercise in Rocket Valley near Cheorwon, South Korea March 24-28.

  • Incoming division CSM visits HAAF and 3rd CAB

    Mar 28, 2014

    The 3rd Infantry Division's incoming senior leader, Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Gilpin, visited Hunter Army Airfield, and more specifically the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade's area of operation March 24. "As the incoming division [command] sergeant major I'm using this opportunity to get a better understanding of the units here at Hunter Army Airfield," said Gilpin. "I also plan to see Soldiers, facilities, and meet leaders so that I have an appreciation of how we function as a division from several different locations."

  • Living war legend boosts morale of deploying aviation Soldiers

    Mar 28, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- The 166th Aviation Brigade was honored to host Medal of Honor recipient Col. (Retired) Bruce R. Crandall at its recent spring formal. Crandall was awarded the MOH for his actions in the first major conflict of the Vietnam War in the Ia Drang Valley during November 1965. He was immortalized by the movie "We Were Soldiers," played by famous actor Greg Kinnear.

  • BMW-sponsored motorcycle rider supports Lee mentorship program

    Mar 27, 2014

    FORT LEE, V.a (March 27, 2014) -- A meeting of motorcycle mentors here Friday included important words of advice from professional BMW rider Domonic Anderson and nationally recognized comedian Micah "Bam-Bamm" White. Both are long-time riders and advocates of a new SAFE (Soldiers Are For Example) campaign that is meant to encourage proper motorcycle maintenance and reduce potential risky riding habits among military members of all services.

  • Carson sworn in as 31st Under Secretary of U.S. Army

    Mar 27, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh swore in Brad R. Carson as the 31st Under Secretary of the Army and Chief Management Officer of the Army, during an informal ceremony amongst family, friends and colleagues at the Pentagon.

  • Serve, Protect, Defend: Former Army MP, CID Agent Awarded For Heroics

    Mar 26, 2014

    During a formal ceremony March 25, 2014, in the office of the Majority Whip of the U.S. House of Representatives, a former U.S. Army Military Policeman and CID Special Agent was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his heroic actions during the Korean War.

  • 3rd Inf. Div. leaders reinforce Army's commitment to eliminate sexual harassment, assault

    Mar 25, 2014

    Senior leaders from the 3rd Infantry Division, at Fort Stewart, Ga., gathered at Club Stewart, March 21, 2014, to openly discuss the way ahead for sexual harassment / assault response and prevention in the Army.

  • Four of 3IDs finest NCOs inducted into SAMC

    Mar 25, 2014

    The Sergeant Audie Murphy Club inducted four of Fort Stewart's finest noncommissioned officers into their prestigious ranks at Woodruff Theater, March 14, 2013. The SAMC was created to develop, inspire and motivate the best leaders possible in the United States Army, and these NCOs are no stranger to exemplary character.

  • 3rd CAB showcases culinary skills, incorporating popular cooking shows

    Mar 25, 2014

    The 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade held its first Marne Air Iron Chef competition March 19 at Hunter Army Airfield's Dining Facility to showcase the culinary skills of its food service specialists. The competition was based largely on popular television shows where chefs compete against each other for being crowned top honor.

  • Vanguards recertify with Raven UAS

    Mar 25, 2014

    Raven operators of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, conducted recertification training on Fort Stewart, Ga., March 17-21.

  • "DogFace' Soldiers, Columbus Lions tackle obstacle course

    Mar 25, 2014

    "Dog Face' soldiers with 3rd Infantry Division's 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team teamed up with nearly 30 players of the Columbus Lions, the local Professional Indoor Football League team, March 21, for an anything-but-typical Friday morning at the Bolton Obstacle Course, Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Lighthorse soldiers build unit cohesion on Spur Ride

    Mar 24, 2014

    Lighthorse Troopers from the 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade put their soldiering knowledge, leadership skills, and physical endurance to the test while building espirit-de-corps March 13-14 as the Lighthorse Squadron held their first Spur Ride since returning from deployment last October.

  • Viper pilots strike hard in AVCATT training

    Mar 21, 2014

    Simulators help pilots and war fighters conduct important training, while saving money using the AVCATT trainer.

  • 3rd ID, a staple in military participation for Savannah's St. Patrick's Day Parade

    Mar 21, 2014

    200 Soldiers from the Third Infantry Division participated in the 190th Savannah's St. Patrick's Day Parade March 17 in Savannah, Ga.

  • Ask, Care, Escort: Soldiers attend intervention course

    Mar 21, 2014

    Although the amount of suicides in the Army decreased from 2012 to 2013, according to the Department of Defense, the sergeant major of the Army has said that the Army's mission to eliminate suicide isn't complete until no lives are lost.

  • Soldiers get nationally accredited training, trickles into Army PT regimens

    Mar 21, 2014

    Several Soldiers from 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division listen to coach Dave Lipson's lecture on nutrition March 12 during a class at Fort Stewart. The end state for the college-level course is for graduates to take lessons and apply the philosophy to unit physical training programs to coincide with current PT objectives.

  • 5/7 Cav refresh combat life saving skills

    Mar 21, 2014

    Soldiers assigned to Troop A, 5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, have taken matters into their own hands by conducting a Combat Life Saver refresher course, Aug 7-8.

  • Implementing mental, emotional skills to strengthen mind

    Feb 10, 2014

    FORT STEWART, Ga. -- More than 30 Soldiers from various 3rd Infantry Division units completed the Master Resilience Trainers course here, February 7, 2014. The core of the MRT course teaches Soldiers, Family members and Army civilians the mental and emotional skills to strengthen their minds and perform at their best when it matters the most: in combat, healing after an injury or managing home and work life. The Soldiers completing this course will serve as commanders' advisors for resilience training after graduating.

  • Vanguard military police certify with painful spray

    Feb 10, 2014

    "It kind of feels like somebody getting gasoline, pouring it on your face and lighting a match," said Spc. Joshua Willison, a military police officer with the military police platoon of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4-3 Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division. "The worst pain in your life ever... and it doesn't stop."

  • Marne Division, community pays tribute during holidays

    Dec 20, 2013

    For seven years now, Wreaths for Warriors Walk, Inc. has been placing a holiday wreath at the bases of the trees of Fallen heroes as a way to honor their sacrifice and that of their Families. The trees are a living memorial to those Soldiers who, while assigned to 3rd ID, have fought, and Fallen, in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom, New Dawn or Enduring Freedom.

  • Ask the Judge-Free tax return preparation available at Marne tax centers at Fort Stewart

    Dec 20, 2013

    The Marne Tax Center is a command program supervised by the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate. Its mission is to provide quality, cost-free tax preparation services to eligible individuals. All of our tax preparers are IRS-trained and certified as volunteer preparers and use TaxWise Software, issued and endorsed by the IRS. We prepare federal and most state returns and provide electronic filing.

  • Sustainers, MEDDAC help spread holiday cheer

    Dec 20, 2013

    More than 50 Soldiers from the Third Sustainment Brigade and US Army MEDDAC - Winn Army Community Hospital joined the volunteers from the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 789, Thursday, with Veterans at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin, Ga. to help spread Christmas cheer.

  • Wounded warriors maintain fighting spirit on the mat

    Dec 19, 2013

    Wounded Warriors from Fort Stewart, Ga., use adaptive combatives techniques as another tool for recovery during part of the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program to help bounce back from injuries.

  • Fort Stewart ACS boss takes team to 21st Century

    Dec 19, 2013

    Fort Stewart Army Community Services attempts to keep up with technology trends to help Soldiers and Families using QR Scan technology and social media.

  • CID Offers Holiday Safety Tips

    Dec 5, 2013

    Across the nation, shoppers will be out in force searching for big bargains in the stores and on the World Wide Web, but criminals will be out too.

  • 2nd ABCT 3rd ID Change of Responsibility

    Nov 1, 2013

    The Second Armored Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division holds a Change of Responsibility Ceremony for its Command Sergeant Major. The ceremony took place 25 October 2013 in Fort Stewart's Marne Garden. Outgoing Command Sergeant Major Jefferson Moser passes the NCO sword to Command Sergeant Major Stanley Varner, the incoming Brigade Command Sergeant Major. Available in high definition.

  • Army Ten-Miler race is on schedule and on track!

    Oct 18, 2013

    Details and security questions about the Army's annual Ten-Miler were answered by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington Commanding General Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan and members of his staff during a press conference held at the DC Armory.

  • Vanguard's Mustangs hoof it through Afghanistan's varied terrain

    Oct 15, 2013

    U.S. Army soldiers with Troop C, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment "Mustangs," 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, set out on an afternoon foot patrol near Forward Operating Base Shank, Logar province, Afghanistan, Oct. 10, 2013. The purpose of the patrol, which took the team across rivers, over irrigation ditches and through freshly plowed fields and thickly wooded areas, was to meet with local Afghan citizens and deter enemy activity in the area. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

  • 84 'Spartan' Soldiers re-enlist to continue their service to nation

    Oct 15, 2013

    Hundreds of family, friends and fellow Soldiers packed the bleachers of at Cottrell field, at Fort Stewart, Ga., to witness as 84 "Spartan" Soldiers of the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, participated in a mass re-enlistment ceremony, Oct. 3, 2013.

  • 'Peacemaker' advisory team completes mission in eastern Afghanistan

    Sep 30, 2013

    Advisers with the 36th Engineer Brigade, attached to the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, were recognized at a ceremony, Sept. 25, 2013, on Camp Maiwand, Afghanistan, as their advisory mission to the Afghan National Army 4th Infantry Brigade, 203rd Corps, came to an end.

  • Registration open for Army's premier marksmanship training event

    Sep 30, 2013

    The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, in conjunction with the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, Ga., will host the 2014 U.S. Army Small Arms Championships, from Jan. 26 to Feb. 1, 2013.

  • Col. Eric Olsen, chaplain, New York National Guard's top chaplain since 2008, retiring

    Sep 30, 2013

    After three decades of Army service, New York Army National Guard Col. Eric Olsen, chaplain, a Saranac Lake resident and the New York National Guard's top military chaplain since 2008, is ending his military career.

  • Sledgehammer soldiers lend a helping hand

    Sep 27, 2013

    Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, participated in a Warrior Outreach home repair project in Phenix City, Ala., Sept. 14. The project helped Helen Brown, widow of Bobby B. Brown, who served in the military until 1971. At the time of his death, March 22, 2011, he was an emergency management director.

  • Fort Stewart promotes Family Advocacy Program & Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Sep 27, 2013

  • 3rd ID Soldiers certify on Raven unmanned aircraft while deployed to Afghanistan

    Jul 8, 2013

    Eight Soldiers assigned to the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, were certified as Raven unmanned aircraft system operators after a two-week course in eastern Afghanistan, July 2, 2013.

  • U.S. advisers assist Afghan forces ahead of explosive ordnance disposal school

    Jul 7, 2013

    Afghan National Security Forces are stepping up, preparing and training, against improvised explosive devices as they take full responsibility for security ahead of the U.S. Forces scheduled drawdown in 2014.

  • 'Maintenance' program successful

    Jul 4, 2013

    'Maintenance' Soldiers from 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, took the initiative to set up the Unit Maintained Equipment Program, designed to take care of the "Vanguard Brigade's" equipment left at Fort Stewart, prior to the brigade's departure to Afghanistan in March 2013.

  • Team, Fox Sports pay tribute to troops

    Jul 3, 2013

    Former Atlanta Braves first baseman Mike Bell did a role reversal Sunday and loaded his iPhone with pictures as he posed with numerous service members at Turner Field in Atlanta. Bell made his rounds in a reception area and greeted service members, and before they could ask whether a picture with him would be OK, he already had his phone out to have his photo taken with the Soldier.

  • 3rd CAB Weathers Hail Storm

    Jun 26, 2013

    More than 80 U.S. Army helicopters were damaged when a sudden unprecedented hail storm hit Kandahar Airfield April 23, where nearly half of Task Force Falcon's helicopters were parked. What happened following the storm was the real phenomenon--returning the aircraft to fully mission capable status without a gap in air support to their teammates on the ground.

  • Trust Chaplains to help with SHARP, more

    Jun 17, 2013

    To address those issues, the Installation Family Life Chaplains Office and Army Community Services Family Advocacy conducted familiarization training at Fort Stewart's Victory Chapel, June 13.

  • Fort Stewart honors Family Members of Fallen Soldiers

    Jun 4, 2013

    Fort Stewart soldiers, family and community members came together at the Main Post Chapel May 23 to honor family members of fallen service members at the Survivor Outreach Services Candlelight Vigil.

  • Afghan forces lead combined patrol with U.S. Soldiers

    Jun 4, 2013

    Afghan police and Soldiers, along with Soldiers from Troop C, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, conducted a foot patrol, May 22, 2013, from Combat Outpost Baraki Barak, Afghanistan, to make their presence known in the area and to resupply Afghan soldiers located in Baraki Rajan.

  • Multiple flights reunite multiple Families, friends at Fort Stewart

    May 23, 2013

    140 Soldiers with 396th Transportation Company, 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd ID who were welcomed home during a ceremony at Cottrell Field, May 6.

  • Leadership course focuses on awareness, not problems at Fort Stewart

    May 23, 2013

    unique course, named Junior Leadership Mentorship Program,

  • Maintainers spike morale with volleyball tournament

    May 22, 2013

    The 'Maintainers' of the 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, participated in a battalion volleyball tournament, April 28, on Forward Operating Base Shank.

  • Sledgehammer Brigade Receives New Command Team

    May 21, 2013

    Col. Charles D. Costanza and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael D. Green assumed command and responsibility, respectively, of the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, during a ceremony May 17, at the National Infantry Museum Parade Field near Fort Benning, Ga.

  • The Spartan elite strives for more

    May 20, 2013

    The 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division's new Pre-Ranger assessment course finished with a three-day field training exercise out here, April 24-26. This FTX was the culmination of more than a month of training and testing; with each candidate's goal to be granted a slot to go to the U.S. Army Ranger School.

  • Warrior Diplomats' train for Shared Accord '13

    May 20, 2013

    Captain Mary Avriette, DVM instructs Soldiers of Co. A, 82nd CA Bn., on the critical skills required for safely working with horses during large animal training in preparation for Shared Accord '13.

  • Training big

    May 20, 2013

    Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, fire the M777 Howitzer

  • A bond between battle buddies was broken

    May 20, 2013

    Military Working Dog

  • Spouses unite powers for Super Hero Block party

    May 20, 2013

    Military Spouse Appreciation

  • GPO hosts 2ID soldiers on culture tours

    May 10, 2013

    More than 70 2nd Infantry Division soldiers and family members were provided the opportunity to attend two Korean culture tours April 30 to May 3, 2013, as a component of the ongoing partnership between the United States and the Republic of Korea.

  • The Unsung Hero - the male military spouse

    May 10, 2013

    Military Spouse Appreciation

  • 3rd SB Military Father Award Nominee represents Army

    May 10, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Jorge Roman with 24th Ordnance Company, 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Third Infantry Division, is now one of four finalists for the 2013 Military Fatherhood Award sponsored by the National Fatherhood Initiative, i

  • 25th CAB medevac crew receives Australian award

    Nov 1, 2012

    Australian Forces at Multinational Base Tarin Kot, Afghanistan, recognized the actions of a medical evacuation crew from Company C, 3rd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Gunfighters, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, during an awards ceremony Oct. 18, 2012

  • Soldier runners pace for Army 10-Miler

    May 19, 2011

    Individuals came out to practice May 14 for the Army 10-Miler at the Tominac Fitness Center on Hunter Army Airfield. The qualifying race will be held at Donovan Track in the Georgia National Guard Training Area, June 4. The 27th Annual Army Ten-Miler will be held 8 a.m., Oct. 9 at The Pentagon.

  • Family fitness challenge offered at Stewart Commissary

    May 19, 2011

    In conjunction with National Nutrition Month activities for the month of May, the Fort Stewart Commissary was the site for the first Family Fun Fitness Festival, May 14.

  • Youth fight childhood obesity

    May 19, 2011

    Many adults understand that physical activity is essential to living a healthy lifestyle; however do youth recognize the importance of staying active' According to, a comprehensive initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama designed to solve the problem of childhood obesity; increasing physical activity can be simple and fun.

  • Army Emergency Relief campaign surpasses goal

    May 19, 2011

    FORT STEWART, Ga. - The first day of March kicked off the annual fundraising campaign. Two and half months later, the fundraising campaign came to a close, May 15 with Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield surpassing its goal of $200,000.

  • Changes coming to Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Voice Mail System

    May 19, 2011

    On Friday, the Network Enterprise Center will change to a new Voice Mail System. The installation of the new voice mail system is part of a comprehensive upgrade of the Fort Stewart voice network being implemented under the Installation Information Infrastructure Modernization Program (I3MP).

  • (Barracks Life Commentary) SGT Sassy: Think before you speak

    May 19, 2011

    There is no absolute freedom of speech. At least not in this country. If you think I'm wrong, nine Supreme Court Justices will back me up. Doesn't matter if your military, civilian, male, female, at home, at church, at school, there are limits. Some examples are, you can't divulge classified material or you can't yell "fire" in a crowded theater - well you CAN physically do all these things, but there are going to be consequences.

  • Army Community Service volunteers honored at ceremony

    May 19, 2011

    Fort Stewart honored installation volunteers at Club Stewart, May 11, and at the Hunter Army Airfield Departure/Arrival Control Group, May 12.

  • Vanguard Torch Party returns, lights the way

    May 19, 2011

    The first few hundred of the approximate 3,250 of 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Soldiers still remaining in Iraq returned home from their year-long Advise and Assist mission in Iraq to cheering Family Members, fellow Soldiers and friends, May 14, at Newman Fitness Center.

  • 3rd BSB brings safety stand-downs to a new level

    May 19, 2011

    In these difficult economic times, few take the opportunity to avail themselves of a principle our very nation was founded upon- exploration. For most, the lure of the open road is forestalled by rising gas prices.

  • Hunter Garrison Commander says good-bye

    May 19, 2011

    It's obvious that Lt. Col. Jose Aguilar enjoys his work at Hunter Army Airfield and the people around him. He smiles often during the course of a day as he conducts business with Soldiers and Civilians. In the wake of his two-year command and a feverish work schedule that ends June 23, he leaves behind new and improved facilities and programs and a debt of gratitude from those he touched inside and outside the gates.

  • CSM Stidley transfers authority after more than a decade with 3rd CAB

    May 19, 2011

    After 11 years with the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, and seven as the command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Stidley transferred authority of the brigade to incoming Command Sgt. Maj. Patrick Blair, during a change of responsibility ceremony, May 13, on the flight line at Hunter Army Airfield.

  • Marne Combatives tournament kicks off

    May 19, 2011

    Fort Stewart will hold the Marne Combatives Tournament at Newman Fitness Center May 25, and everyone is invited to come out and show their support during the day-long event. Admission is free.

  • Celebrate endangered species day May 20

    May 19, 2011

    In the Endangered Species Act of 1973, the US Congress said that endangered fish, wildlife, and plants "are of aesthetic, ecological, educational, historical, recreational, and scientific value to the Nation and its people." In 2006, 33 years after the Act was passed into law, the US Senate resolved that the third Friday in May would be celebrated as Endangered Species Day. This year it falls on May 20. Folks throughout the country celebrate Endangered Species Day at national wildlife refuges, natural areas, zoos, botanical gardens, schools, and community centers. Why is there so much interest in endangered species'

  • 188th Infantry Brigade puts volunteer spirit into practice

    May 19, 2011

    "Celebrating people in action," was the theme for this year's Volunteer Recognition Ceremony for the Soldiers, Civilians and Family Members of Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.

  • CG honors volunteers at Hunter AAF

    May 19, 2011

    Without volunteers, many programs on military installations would come to a screeching halt.


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