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  • 3 HBCT'S Deployment Fair Prepares Soldiers, Families

    Aug 27, 2009

    The 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, held a deployment fair for its Soldiers and Families at the Kelley Hill Recreation Center, on Fort Benning, Aug. 19.

  • China Mile preps 3/15 Infantry Regiment for any mission

    Aug 27, 2009

    During this era of persistent conflict, Soldier deployments to the Iraqi desert and the mountainous regions of Afghanistan are ever constant. And though a future deployment for the 3rd Infantry Division's 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team has not yet been determined, the 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment is ensuring its troops are fit-to-fight in any environment. Approximately 150 China Battalion Soldiers hiked 50 miles through the Appalachian trails, Aug. 18-21. After splitting up into squads of 13 Soldiers, the troops navigated through woodland hill slopes ranging anywhere from 3,000 to 11,000 feet.

  • BG Vandal conducts 260th CSSB Patch Ceremony

    Aug 27, 2009

    Brigadier General Thomas S. Vandal, the deputy commanding general for support for the 3rd Infantry Division, and Command Sergeant Major Jesse Andrews, 3rd Infantry Division command sergeant major, arrived at Camp Liberty, Aug. 19 as a part of their pre-deployment site survey for their upcoming deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Raider Focus solidifies 'advise and assist' mission

    Aug 27, 2009

    In preparation for their National Training Center Training, 1HBCT conducted Raider Focus training from late July to early August. The training was the first training event for the entire brigade and focused on scenarios the brigade may face while deployed, primarily on assisting the Iraqi Forces in accomplishing their mission of stabilizing Iraq.

  • USCENTCOM Army Element CSM: Soldier input is important

    Aug 27, 2009

    This was the topic of discussion when Command Sgt. Maj. Cynthia Pritchett, U.S. Central Command Army Element command sergeant major, visited the 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Aug. 20 for their Noncommissioned Officer Development Program.

  • 3rd Sustainment Bde. CSM teaches history, instills pride in local community

    Aug 27, 2009

    "The 3rd Infantry Division and the 3rd Sustainment Brigade have accomplished the litany of things we have because of the great Americans who came before us. This is why we are steeped in tradition. We could not have done anything without them." These words were spoken by Command Sgt. Maj. Clifton H. Johnson, command sergeant major of the 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division at the Lower Altamaha Historical Society's meeting, Aug. 20 at Fort King George in Darien, Ga.

  • 3rd Inf. Div. prepares to deploy to Iraq with language and culture training in mind

    Aug 26, 2009

  • Outpost 60, Society of the 3rd ID, meets at the National Infantry Museum.

    Aug 20, 2009

    Fort Benning Ga - William Schlitz, a former 3rd Infantry Division Soldier, listens during Outpost 60's meeting August 15 at the National Infantry Museum, Fort Benning, Ga. Schlitz was recognized as a survivor of 3rd ID's World War II offensive Operation Dragoon in the south of France 65 years ago.

  • Coastal Corvette Association cruises Stewart

    Aug 20, 2009

    Driving around Fort Stewart Aug. 14, installation community members may have had the opportunity to see a virtual mobile car show when the Coastal Corvette Association visited the installation.

  • 495th MCT joins 3SB

    Aug 20, 2009

    The 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion welcomed a new addition to the 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Friday during the 495th Movement Control Team activation ceremony here. The 495th, formerly stationed in Vicenza, Italy, deactivated in the spring of 2009 after a 15-month deployment to Afghanistan, and moved to Fort Stewart to join the 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion.

  • 'Army Wives' author reaches out to fellow spouses

    Aug 20, 2009

    Tanya Biank, whose book "Army Wives" inspired the No. 1-rated Lifetime TV network show of the same name, will experience the same hurt and pain of separation as other 3rd Infantry Division families when the division deploys in less than two months.

  • Pet Boarding Facility, staff care for pets while you're away

    Aug 20, 2009

    Sometimes, it just does not pay to leave Fido and Fluffy home alone while you go out to make money for their biscuits and litter. When you find yourself in such a predicament, look to the Pet Boarding Facility at Holbrook Pond on Fort Stewart for a solution. Whether you need to drop off your pet for a few hours, days, or months, Paula Berg and Cassandra Berg, animal caretakers, are ready to provide the same treatment and more that your dog or cat would get at home.

  • CAB Soldiers participates in MOS videos

    Aug 20, 2009

    A Soldier waits patiently as the men around him gather light readings and discuss shot angles. The light pouring in from the hangar doors creates shadows on the concrete floor that only add to the setting says a film crew member. The Soldier laughs as he is asked to look into the camera and to act naturally. Just another day in the life of a Chinook crew chief he says. The Soldier is Sgt. Chris Kjose, Company B, 2th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division. Kjose, along with other Soldiers in the 3rd ID were asked to be part of creating new military occupational specialty videos for the Army.

  • 260th CSSB Soldier loses leg, keeps faith

    Aug 20, 2009

    It might seem easy for a woman who's lost her leg to sink into depression. Questions such as "how will I work", "how can I take care of my family'", or "will I ever walk'" may cloud her mind, eventually forcing the immortal question, "Why did this have to happen to me'" This wasn't the case for Staff Sgt. Reanita Gray, nor has it ever been. The automated logistical NCO with Headquarters, Headquarters Detachment, 260th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion was critically injured June 23 when an improvised explosive device hit her convoy in Iraq. No one was killed in the attack, which occurred about a month after the unit's arrival, but Staff Sgt. Gray lost her leg. "It never crossed my

  • 188th Inf, 3rd ID train together for Raider Focus

    Aug 20, 2009

    As 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division prepares for a pending deployment, team work is setting the stage and foundation for successful future operations in Iraq. Operation Raider Focus, an on-going, 21-day field training exercise at Fort Stewart, is an opportunity for 1st Brigade Soldiers to sharpen their skills for combat, but the training is also a prime opportunity for teamwork between the Marne Division and the 188th Infantry Brigade, a training support brigade from First Army Division East, headquartered at Fort Stewart.

  • 110th QM Co returns from Iraq

    Aug 20, 2009

    It was a morning of reunions for more than 100 Soldiers of the 110th Transportation Company, 260th Quartermaster Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade as they rolled into Hunter Army Airfield early Saturday morning. The unit had just returned from a year-long deployment to Iraq, where they provided fuel support for Camp Liberty, one of the largest bases in the country. For the company's commander, Capt. Anthony Hall, it was a surreal feeling of accomplishment. He'd just taken command of the unit only a few months before they deployed.

  • Artillerymen sharpen skills, test new weapons

    Aug 13, 2009

    With the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, continuing its transformation from a heavy brigade to light infantry brigade, units within the brigade are training to become a lighter fighting force. Soldiers in Battery B, 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery, continued that training in verification live-fire, Aug. 7.

  • Serving Soldiers from pew to pulpit

    Aug 13, 2009

    There are many things that influenced Sgt. Thomas Miller to quit his full-time construction business and part-time ministry at age 33 to become an Army chaplain's assistant. But he said God provided the primary motivation - a desire to support Soldiers.

  • Marne Soldiers conduct TICPDE training

    Aug 13, 2009

    Chemical Soldiers from throughout the 3rd Infantry Division participated in Toxic, Industrial, Chemical Protection and Detection Equipment training, Aug. 6, allowing Soldiers to learn how to detect and dispose of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear threats.

  • Pulaski Elementary School students get a new ride

    Aug 13, 2009

    On Sept. 1, elementary school-aged students living on Hunter Army Airfield will step onto a new mode of transportation. Heather Ramsey, Hunter school liaison officer, presented parents with information regarding guidelines for riders of the Transportation Motorpool bus to Pulaski Elementary School this fall.

  • Spartan Soldiers make time for worship during training

    Aug 13, 2009

    Despite the heavy demands of training, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers found a way to relax and unwind - spiritually. On Aug. 5, after training was done for the day, 3rd ID and all associated Soldiers gathered together in building 6000 of the National Training Center's area of operation at Fort Irwin, Calif. for a mid-week Bible study session.

  • 396th Transportation Company departs to Iraq

    Aug 13, 2009

    Starting from scratch and standing up the company with virtually nothing, the 396th Transportation Company, 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade has had a long road to travel. They have spent countless hours training and preparing for their deployment, but it finally paid off Aug. 8 when approximately 142 Soldiers departed Fort Stewart and headed to Iraq for a 12-month deployment.

  • Jacksonville honors Purple Heart heirs

    Aug 13, 2009

    The Purple Heart is the oldest American military decoration in the world in present use, and on Aug. 6, the city of Jacksonville, Fla., and the Northeast Florida Veterans Council honored the medal and all of those wounded in combat with a ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Wall in Jacksonville.

  • Operation Dragoon veterans finally honored

    Aug 13, 2009

    In 1944, Allied forces were in a stalemate in the hedgerow country after breaking out of Normandy Beach. The battle was not going the Allies' way and they could have been driven back to the beach. Operation Dragoon was the amphibious invasion in the south of France that linked up with the units breaking out of Normandy. The operation fortified the Allied presence in France and began the eventual defeat of the Axis powers in Europe. The Society of the 3rd Infantry Division, Outpost 5845, Europe, honored the veterans of that campaign with a ceremony, Aug. 5 at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington D.C.

  • 2HBCT Soldier given Purple Heart

    Aug 5, 2009

    A Desert Rogue Soldier received the nation's oldest active award, the Purple Heart, in front of Family, friends and fellow Soldiers during a ceremony held at Fort Stewart's Marne Garden, July 27. Staff Sgt. Thomas Gorsuch, 1st Battalion, 64th Armor, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, received the Purple Heart due to injuries sustained when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device while on a route clearly mission in Iraq.

  • Cadets experience Marne leadership, Soldiering

    Aug 5, 2009

    Third Infantry Division Commander Major General Tony Cucolo helped further that goal through a professional development opportunity he shared with more than 80 cadets who participated in this year's CTLT program, July 31 at Club Stewart.

  • National Night Out unites Fort Stewart, Hinesville

    Aug 5, 2009

    The City of Hinesville held their 3rd National Night Out event at Bradwell Park, downtown Hinesville, Aug. 1.

  • Stewart youth volunteer 1,950 hours, recognized for their 'selfless service'

    Aug 5, 2009

    Fort Stewart Red Cross and Winn Army Community Hospital senior leadership gathered at Marne Lanes to honor more than 40 Fort Stewart youth who volunteered their time throughout the installation, July 31.

  • 4IBCT Soldiers learn water survival skills

    Aug 5, 2009

    More than 60 Soldiers from HHC, 4th IBCT, participated in a Combat Water Survival Course to familiarize themselves with water egress procedures, July 31. During the training, Soldiers learn how to swim with gear, tread water with gear and also how to ditch gear.

  • 87th CSSB supports fellow Soldiers

    Aug 5, 2009

    Raider Focus is a monthlong training performed by the 1 HBCT in order to stay proficient in their tasks and drills. During this training, the Soldiers from the 632nd Maintenance Company, 226th Quartermaster Company, and the 24th Ordnance Company, all part of the 87th CSSB, 3rd Sustainment Bde., is providing bulk and potable water, fuel, medical supplies and other general logistical support to the Raider Soldiers.

  • 5/7 Cav trains to clear buildings

    Aug 5, 2009

    Although not relieved from their current Consequent Management Response Force mission until October, Soldiers of 5th Squadron, 7th Calvary Regiment are already knee deep in training for deployment. The Crazy Horse Troop of 5/7 Cavalry conducted MOUT training, July 21 on Fort Stewart as part of this change in mission focus, along with 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery later that week.

  • Fort Stewart-Hunter wins CINC award for fourth time

    Jul 30, 2009

    WASHINGTON D.C.- Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield's military officials and local civic and community leaders brought home the proverbial Army gold for the fourth time during a ceremony held in the Pentagon's auditorium, July 22.

  • 3SB organizational day promotes esprit de corps

    Jul 30, 2009

    The Soldiers of the 3rd Sustainment Brigade and their Families enjoyed a day of fun and esprit de corps during their Organizational Day at Newman Gym on Fort Stewart July 24.

  • Soldiers, civilians volunteer at local retirement home

    Jul 30, 2009

    Troops, alongside civilian volunteers, went to the Coastal Manor Long Term Care Facility in Ludowici, to visit senior citizens living in the retirement home, July 25. The visit was sponsored by the Winn Army Community Hospital. Those who went gave up their Saturday morning to entertain the members of the Coastal Manor.

  • Two 1-3 BSTB Soldiers earn Knowlton Award

    Jul 29, 2009

    Every branch of the Army has its own award, its own way of identifying Soldiers as leaders. These Soldiers exemplify their branch in all aspects, giving other Soldiers a role model to emulate. For the Military Intelligence Branch, this is the Knowlton award, presented to individuals who have contributed significantly to the promotion of Military Intelligence. First Brigade, 3rd Special Troops Battalion Command Sgt. Maj. Sheryl Lyon, and Capt. Jason Buchanan, also of 1-3 BSTB received the Knowlton award, July 22, outside of the 1-3 BSTB Headquarters.

  • 293rd MP Co. in final prep for Afghanistan

    Jul 29, 2009

  • Spartans prepare for deployment

    Jul 29, 2009

    Second Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd ID Soldiers, have been training diligently year-round, and now that they are scheduled to go to the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif. to train for their upcoming deployment. Spartan Soldiers throughout their area of operation have been very busy all week.

  • Postpartum Soldiers stay fit, Army Strong

    Jul 29, 2009

    The post-partum program is a daily exercise session that is designed to help post partum Soldiers return to a level of fitness in order to pass the Army's height and weight standards.

  • Stewart holds first coin and covenant ceremony

    Jul 29, 2009

    The coin and covenant ceremony is something that has occurred on other installations, but is completely new to Fort Stewart. The 293rd MP Co. is the first to go through it here, but it wonAca,!a,,ct be the last.

  • Water - It does the body good

    Jul 24, 2009

  • EOD NCO reaches five-year mark after tough, life-changing injury

    Jul 23, 2009

    Soldier overcomes disability challenges despite missing limb.

  • Tominac Class Helps Mold Future Gymnasts

    Jul 23, 2009

    Future gymnasts ages 4-13 bent over backward to show off their novice skills on the first day of gymnastics camp at Hunter Army Airfield's Tominac Fitness Center, July 13.

  • 3rd ID Honors Children at Gold Medal Ceremony

    Jul 23, 2009

    Vivianaiy Cimarrusti is just your average seven-year-old. She plays video games and is in a dance class. But Vivianai holds a burden no child should have to carry. Vivianaiy is part of a group of children who have lost a mother or father during Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Falcon Focus: CAB Completes Training at Fort Bliss

    Jul 23, 2009

    The plane landed and emptied its cargo of equipment, baggage and Soldiers. It was the arrival of Task Force Brawler back to Hunter Army Airfield, the last of the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade's four task forces to participate in Falcon Focus a training event at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • 549th MP Co Honors Their Own

    Jul 23, 2009

    Honoring their fallen comrades, the 549th Military Police Company, 385th Military Police Battalion held a tree dedication ceremony, July 16 at Warrior's Walk at Fort Stewart.

  • Soldiers test Improved Outer Tactical Vest

    Jul 23, 2009

    Prior to any deployment, Soldiers learn the ins and outs of every piece of their equipment and gear they have.

  • 3/69th BFV Crews Qualify at Table 8

    Jul 23, 2009

    Bradley fighting vehicle crews from Co. A, 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, conducted their crew qualifications, July 10 at the Red Cloud-A range.

  • Engineers and Soldiers collaborate during 82nd Airborne's visit to RDECOM

    Jul 23, 2009

    Soldiers from the Army's 82nd Airborne Division continue their two-week tour of the U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command's facilities and are using the opportunities to collaborate with the engineers and scientists who develop much of the Army's technological solutions to battlefield needs.

  • Wounded Warrior stands to welcome comrades

    Jul 16, 2009

    Sergeant Garry Thompson had been waiting on the day and the opportunity to welcome his comrades home after their 15-month deployment to Afghanistan. Paralyzed from the knees down, he wheeled himself onto the tarmac of Truscott Air Terminal to the foot of the stairs of the commercial aircraft on Sunday that was returning the 155 Soldiers of the 549th Military Police Co., 385th Military Police Bn., to Fort Stewart.

  • 549th MPs come home

    Jul 16, 2009

    More than 130 Soldiers marched across Cottrell Field, July 12 after conducting MP missions across four provinces in Afghanistan in support of the war effort.

  • Winn sponsors self-referral mammography

    Jul 16, 2009

    To emphasize the importance of annual breast cancer screening, Winn Army Community Hospital now offers annual mammography without a health care provider's order.

  • Stewart-Hunter covers social media with information reps

    Jul 16, 2009

    Hunter Army Airfield Public Affairs Officer Steve Hart, accompanied by Stewart-Hunter's Department of the Army PAO intern Elise Van-Pool, discussed the 3rd Infantry Division's social media Web sites during the Chatham County Public Information Officer Association's monthly meeting held at CafAfA SCAD inside the Savannah College of Art and Design's Weston House, July 9.

  • Stewart-Hunter MEDDAC gets new commander

    Jul 16, 2009

    Col. John P. Collins, former commander of the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity for Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, turned over the reins of Winn Army Community Hospital, Hawk and Tuttle Medical Clinics and the Warrior Transition Battalion to Col. Paul R. Cordts during a formal change of command ceremony held at Marne Garden, July 10.

  • Pilots crash, survive in flight simulator

    Jul 16, 2009

    Pilots with the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade from the 3rd Infantry Division, are spending time in the aircraft simulators at Hunter Army Airfield.

  • Riceboro community keeps kids in school

    Jul 16, 2009

    For the past 11 years, LeCounte, with the help of the community, Fort Stewart, the 3rd Infantry Division and local sponsors, has held an Annual Back to School Rally for the city of Riceboro and its surrounding areas.

  • 3HBCT tank, Bradley crews train at the National Training Center

    Jul 16, 2009

    Soldiers of the 3HBCT, will be leaving the comfort of the Rotational Unit Bivouac Area and traveling out into the Mojave Desert for 14 days of intensive training during their rotation at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • 2/7 Inf trains for night operations

    Jul 16, 2009

    Soldiers from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, conducted a night time air assault training mission during the night portion of their Bradley table twelve, July 11.

  • 3/160TH soars past opponent

    Jul 9, 2009

    The American and National Conference teams have battled it out through evening rainstorms since early May, and it all came down to two teams, June 29 during the double-elimination Hunter Army Airfield softball tournament held at Squires Sports Complex. Soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, U.S. Army Special Operations Command won over the 224th Military Intelligence Battalion, 18th Airborne Corps team with a final score of 7-6.

  • Taking care of Soldiers gives NCOs purpose

    Jul 9, 2009

    The noncommissioned officer is the backbone of the Army and is the pivotal force for the success of every mission in the Army. To celebrate their accomplishments and heritage, 2009 is the Year of the NCO. The Frontline spotlighted one outstanding NCO, Sgt. Maj. Tyrhonda Franklin, communications sergeant major for the 3rd Infantry Division, for his dedication to his job and outstanding service to not only his country but his Soldiers.

  • Ashanti, Adkins entertain at 'Worth Fighting For' Concert

    Jul 9, 2009

    The performers for the show were two chart-topping artists who have sold out arenas all over the country and have fans all over the world. The show wasn't in New York or Los Angeles; it was right here at Fort Stewart.

  • Army Chaplains Corps: Serving 'God and Country' for 234 years with 25,000 chaplains

    Jul 9, 2009

    Barely six weeks after the Continental Congress established the Army and the first branch of the Army, the infantry, a second branch was established upon orders by General George Washington, according to Chaplain (Col.) Gary Moore, Fort Stewart's installation chaplain.

  • STB, 3rd Sustainment Bde stays safe

    Jul 9, 2009

    Safety is everyone's responsibility and the Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade made sure each of their Soldiers knew it when it held a safety stand-down day for all its troops.

  • 1HBCT Takes Aim

    Jul 9, 2009

    Snipers from Scout Platoon, HHC, 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, headed to the range, June 30 to test their skills in preparation for upcoming training and deployment.

  • 1/75 Rangers Drop into Waterborne Training

    Jul 9, 2009

    Residents and visitors at Georgia's historic Tybee Island witnessed training conducted by Soldiers who serve and protect the nation, July 2. Rangers of 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, performed routine airborne operations training mission off the coast of the Atlantic.

  • 3rd ID Salutes the Nation

    Jul 9, 2009

    The 3rd Infantry Division kicked off the "Worth Fighting For!" Independence Day Celebration with a Twilight Tattoo "Salute to the Nation" ceremony, July 2. The event included a 50-gun salute, performances by the 3rd ID Band, Soldiers in historic uniform and more.

  • Alltop flies high at Army First Sergeant Course - Air Force Master Sergeant makes history at USASMA

    Jul 7, 2009

    Air Force Master Sgt. Danny Alltop, is just days away from making history - in the Army that is. Alltop will graduate July 10 from the U.S. Army's First Sergeant Course taught at Fort Bliss, Texas, and thus go into the history books as the first airman to do so.

  • 3rd ID MRX tests combat readiness

    Jul 2, 2009

    Division Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division conducted a Mission Rehearsal Exercise to prepare for an October deployment, June 14-26. The battalion was evaluated by a team from the Battle Command Training Program, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., who used the evaluation to determine STB's readiness for deployment.

  • Soldier Show: 90 minutes of energy

    Jul 2, 2009

    For 90 minutes, performers and crewmembers of the 2009 U.S. Army Soldier Show poured out all their energy in hopes that Tominac Fitness Center audience members would feel they were a part of the lively "Lights, Camera, Action" production.

  • 4IBCT Soldiers sharpen battlefield skills, prepare for combat through virtual simulator

    Jul 2, 2009

    While most people view video games as a form of entertainment, field artilleryman with the Vanguard Brigade are using one virtual game system as a training tool.

  • 3HBCT Soldiers prepare for NTC

    Jul 2, 2009

    As they take the next step in their preparation for their scheduled deployment at the end of the year, the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, began preparations to move over 3,500 Soldiers, 1,100 vehicles and 250 storage containers across the country to the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • 1HBCT leaders get armed with booming knowledge at FCX

    Jul 2, 2009

    The leaders of the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division gathered at observation point 1 in Fort Stewart's training area, June 25 to observe the brigade's first fires coordination exercise since its return from Iraq last year. The exercise was a combined effort by 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st HBCT; 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery Regiment, 1st HBCT; 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd ID; and the Air Force.

  • Spartan Soldiers connect with veterans

    Jul 2, 2009

  • A Co, 3rd STB, 3rd SB earns streamer: 3 years DUI free

    Jul 2, 2009

    Major General Tony Cucolo, 3rd Infantry Division commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse Andrews, 3rd ID command sergeant major, award the DUI streamer to A Company, Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade for being DUI free for 180 days. The company has gone more than 36 months without a DUI incident.

  • Korean War vet honored, awarded Purple Heart

    Jul 2, 2009

    Nearly 50 years after being injured during the Korean War, the 3rd Infantry Division, Family and friends, helped honor Corporal James Turner June 26, at the Hinesville Veterans of Foreign War. As he presented the Order of the Purple Heart to the Korean War Veteran, who served with the 5th Regimental Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Brigadier Gen. Patrick Donahue, Deputy Commanding General - Maneuver, thanked Turner for his valiant service.

  • Nearly 3,000 attend U.S. Army Soldier Show

    Jun 30, 2009

    The 2009 edition of The U.S. Army Soldier show brought Soldiers and their families from nearby Rock Island Arsenal and thousands of civilians to the i wireless Center, Moline, Ill., May 20.

  • Army announces test of wikis to revise TTPs

    Jun 30, 2009

    The U.S. Army Combined Arms Center has launched a test allowing Soldiers and leaders to make real-time updates to the Army's tactics, techniques and procedures via a wiki environment.

  • 3HBCT Soldiers prepare for NTC

    Jun 25, 2009

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - As they take the next step in their preparation for their scheduled deployment at the end of the year, the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, began preparations to move over 3500 Soldiers, 1,100 vehicles and 250 storage containers across the country to the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • CAB Soldiers volunteer to coach little league

    Jun 25, 2009

    It was the final game for the Hunter Athletics, a little league team on Hunter Army Airfield. The game took place on Hunter, June 13 against the Island YMCA with Chief Warrant Officer Kevin Randolph volunteering his time to be the Hunter Athletics' coach. During the season other members from Chief Warrant Officer Randolph's company came to aid in coaching.

  • CAB Soldiers volunteer to coach little league

    Jun 25, 2009

    It was the final game for the Hunter Athletics, a little league team on Hunter Army Airfield. The game took place on Hunter, June 13 against the Island YMCA with Chief Warrant Officer Kevin Randolph volunteering his time to be the Hunter Athletics' coach. During the season other members from Chief Warrant Officer Randolph's company came to aid in coaching.

  • Falcon Focus: Nighthawks maintain training

    Jun 25, 2009

    Task Force Nighthawks was the third iteration of Falcon Focus, a training event at Camp McGregor, Fort Bliss, Texas in which the 3rd CAB sends each of their three battalions and one squadron as a task force. Each task force is outfitted with aircraft from the other battalions/squadrons, making the task forces homogeneous.

  • Titans hone warrior tasks

    Jun 25, 2009

    Soldiers from 2-3 Brigade Troops Battalion, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division participated in a week- long round-robin training focusing on basic Soldier skills and warrior tasks and drills, June 16-19.

  • Sling-load training conducted at Wright

    Jun 25, 2009

    The 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team made Humvees fly, June 19 at Wright Army Airfield as part of their sling-load training.

  • 473rd QM 'cleans up' division

    Jun 25, 2009

    Aside from providing Soldier-run shower tents, the 473rd Quartermaster Company, 260th Quartermaster Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers also provide laundry support with a heavy-duty washing and drying system called a Laundry Advanced Dryer System, also known as LADS.

  • Reading program at Winn part of national initiative

    Jun 25, 2009

  • Staff Sergeant helps develop tomorrow's leaders

    Jun 25, 2009

    Staff Sergeant Deanton Stokes, a small group leader hailing from Pensacola, Fla., teaches competence and confidence to his Warrior Leader Course students. He said his six years of Army experience has contributed to his success as an instructor at the NCOA and affords him the credibility to train at the primary level of the NCO Education System

  • 6/8th Cavalry scout trains hard, earns 3rd ID Soldier of the Year

    Jun 25, 2009

    Today, Cpl. Casarez is not only representing his Family as a proud servicemember, but he also represents the entire Marne Division as he was named the 2009 3rd Infantry Division Soldier of the Year, June 12.

  • Sentinel Stakes takes 4th IBCT Soldiers back to division's infantry roots

    Jun 25, 2009

    The 4-3 Brigade Special Troops Battalion was the first of six battalions within the 4th IBCT to tackle the brigade's newest training initiative, an Expert Infantryman Badge-inspired exercise dubbed Sentinel Stakes, June 15-18.

  • Desert Rogues Family, friends see life as a Soldier during Rogue Rumble

    Jun 25, 2009

    Family and friends of 1st Battalion, 64th Artillery were invited to join the Desert Rogues during a two-day event, June 19-20 designed to build camaraderie among the Soldiers through squad and company competitions. Spouses and friend witness ed hands-on what their Soldier does for a living as well as experience signature Soldier skills such as marksmanship and Combat Life Saving skills.

  • The Infantryman gets his due

    Jun 19, 2009

    After 234 years the Infantryman gets his due. The National Infantry Museum opened Friday on a stretch of land that joins Columbus, Ga. to Fort Benning, the Home of the Infantry. Former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joints Chief of Staff GEN(R) Colin Powell served as the guest speaker and cut the ribbon on the state-of-the-art museum. Fort Benning has been the Home of the Infantry since 1918.

  • Columbus Lion's host "Sledgehammer Night"

    Jun 19, 2009

    The Columbus Lions arena football team, sponsored "Sledgehammer Night" for the Soldiers of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, at the Civic Center, in Columbus, Ga., June 13.

  • Stewart Volunteers Recognized for Countless Hours Sacrificed

    Jun 18, 2009

    Although most volunteers are more willing to remain unnoticed than a Soldier during a barracks inspection, the 3rd Infantry Division held an award ceremony/picnic for the unsung heroes in the division at Cottrell Field, June 11.

  • Sentinels stomp Engineers, 18-7: Troops take to the diamond for off-duty teambuilding

    Jun 18, 2009

  • Atlanta Falcons visit 3HBCT

    Jun 18, 2009

    Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division welcomed 10 Atlanta Falcon football players and 10 dancers from the team's cheerleading squad to Kelley Hill on Fort Benning, June 8. The players and dancer

  • Hunter Club Manager Delivers

    Jun 18, 2009

    Pieter Schepp has served former president George H. Bush, Kuwaiti royalty, and celebrities such as Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, the Osmonds and Minnie Pearl, during his 25 years as an executive chef and manager for the worldwide Marriott Corporation. But he says serving the military at Hunter Army Airfield is the highlight of his career.

  • IRR Soldiers Bring Combat Experience to 41st IBCT

    Jun 18, 2009

    As the 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team makes its final runs through the training gauntlet provided by First Army and the mobilization team at Fort Stewart, additional Soldiers out of the Individual Ready Reserve are stepping in to complete the mission that lies ahead.

  • Team Leader Course Trains New 3/7 NCOs to Lead

    Jun 18, 2009

    The Secretary of the Army dedicated 2009 to the noncommissioned officer, celebrating enlisted leaders as they serve as the backbone of this organization. Recognizing the importance of a strong Army leader, especially during this era of persistent conflict, the 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team is helping to shape its first-line supervisors. The battalionAca,!a,,cs senior enlisted advisor said he established a Team Leader Certification course after his unit redeployed from Iraq in December 2008. The course was designed to train 3/7Aca,!a,,cs most junior supervisors to effectively lead troops in both garrison and tactical environments.

  • 3rd Sustainment Soldier Gets Special Father's Day

    Jun 18, 2009

    We receive our ceremonial tie and chalk it up to just another calendar day. But for Spc. Anthony Page, 10th Transportation Company, 260th Quartermaster Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, this Father's Day will be one that he will remember for the rest of his life.

  • 3rd HBCT Soldiers, Families Support Blood Drive

    Jun 18, 2009

    Soldiers, Families and supporters of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, donated 482 units of blood at the 3rd HBCT's blood drive for the Armed Forces Blood Program, held at the Kelley Hill Recreation Center at Fort Benning, Ga., June 5.

  • 87th CSSB CSM Speaks at DAR Flag Day Luncheon

    Jun 18, 2009

    Command Sgt. Maj. Cynthia Howard, 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion peaks to the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, June 10 in Darien, Ga.

  • Keeping Yourself Healthy, Safe During Summer Field Training

    Jun 18, 2009

    While the summer months are usually spent lounging around the beach or just generally enjoying the Georgia sun or cooling summer showers, for many Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield Soldiers, it means time for annual field training exercises as well.

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