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  • Former POW provides unique perspective to NCO Academy students

    Apr 29, 2009

    Former Iraq War POW and current APG NCO Instructor at the U.S. Army Ordnance Center and Schools shares experiences with students

  • From Baltimore to the Army, a tale of marriage

    Apr 23, 2009

    Once upon a time, when a Soldier in the Army wanted to get married there was a good chance he would hear someone say, "If the Army had wanted you to have a wife, it would have issued you one." While the Army certainly didn't issue spouses, its outlook on married soldiers has changed dramatically. Just ask Warrant Officer Steven Kambouris and his wife, Staff Sgt. Adrienne Kambouris-who he met while in the Army.

  • Fort Stewart Mobilization Branch Readies Soldiers for Deployment

    Apr 23, 2009

    At Fort Stewart, the job of making sure that each brigade meets the requirements for mobilization falls on the shoulders of the Mobilization Branch of the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security.

  • Something for Everyone at the Great MWR Yard Sale

    Apr 23, 2009

    Shoppers gave up valuable hours of early morning sleep on Saturday, to look for bargains in the bright, sunny driveways scattered around installation housing areas, as well as the Hunter Credit Union and Club Stewart parking lots. By 10 a.m., more hundreds of shoppers had visited the yard sales lots filled with booths rented by vendors. Shoppers from outside and inside the gates searched for items marked down to rock-bottom prices among the yard sales scattered throughout the housing areas.

  • Article 32 Hearing Begins at Fort Stewart

    Apr 23, 2009

    An investigative Article 32 hearing for Sgt. Joseph Bozicevich, a 3rd Infantry Division Soldier, charged with two counts of murder in the deaths of Staff Sgt. Darris Dawson and Sergeant Wesley Durbin while serving in Iraq began April 20, at Fort Stewart.

  • Leading From the Front, CSM Howard Puts Soldiers First

    Apr 23, 2009

    Command Sgt. Maj. Cynthia B. Howard, command sergeant major for the 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, has both. She has been in the U. S. Army for 22 years and has been part of the 87th CSSB for approximately seven months. She is the only female command sergeant major in the brigade.

  • Quartermaster Soldier Makes Children's Book a Family Affair

    Apr 23, 2009

    When a Soldier deploys, he or she has a responsibility to help their children deal with the deployment. Staff Sergeant James Menard helped his now 5-year-old son Gabe by writing him a children's book. Once Staff Sgt. Menard, a shower, laundry, and clothing repair specialist with 473rd Quartermaster Company, 260th QM Battalion at Hunter Army Airfield, was finished with the story, he sent it to his brother, John, who did the illustrations.

  • 3rd BSB Gets Acquainted With New Water System

    Apr 23, 2009

    Soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team conducted training on the new Hippo water distribution system on Fort Stewart, April 15. The Hippo is a new systemintended to replace the Water Buffalo.

  • Fort Stewart Hospital Recognizes Selfless Service of Volunteers

    Apr 23, 2009

    Over the past year, more than 100 Red Cross volunteers have worked for a combined 17,500 hours at Winn Army Community Hospital at Fort Stewart, Ga., and their hard work was recognized in a ceremony, April 14. The total number of volunteer hours adds up to more than $331,000 in man-power,

  • 1/30 Inf. Prepares For Battle

    Apr 23, 2009

    Participating in a Bradley Table 12, a platoon-sized live fire exercise, Company A, 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team surged up the field toward a small wooden house and an open field serving as the platoon's objective.

  • Fort Stewart Girl Donates Time, Soda Can Tabs

    Apr 23, 2009

    Paige Streeper, 9, the daughter of Warrant Officer Michael Streeper, an Air Defense C41 Systems integrator with the Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, and third grader at Button Gwinnett Elementary School in Hinesville, is passionately giving her time, and even tooth fairy money, to support the Savannah Ronald McDonald House. Paige donated 91,000 pop tabs, equal to 72 pounds, to the Ronald McDonald House Charities after getting her entire school and Tae Kwon Do class involved in the collection efforts.

  • Opportunities For Veterans

    Apr 16, 2009

    Corps of Engineers, Ohio River Division, seeks Veterans for Civilian positions.

  • Sailors Get A Close Look At Marne Life

    Apr 15, 2009

    Eighteen months since that conversation, 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division commander, Lt. Col. Clark Lindner watched as he and his friend's plan thrived. April 8, Lindner and 3/7 Cav. Soldiers hosted Navy Sailors from USS Georgia from King's Bay, Ga. at Fort Stewart, showing them what it means to be a Soldier.

  • Fort Stewart Sunrise Services Brings Hope, Support

    Apr 15, 2009

    -- Faith, hope, and support were messages shared throughout the installation's Easter Sunrise Service, April 12, at Fort Stewart's Marne Garden.

  • Army couple reaffirms commitment to serve

    Apr 15, 2009

    Spc. Bradley Tollberg, a scout in the 3rd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, and his wife, Spc. Sadie Tollberg, the nuclear, biological and chemical clerk for Headquarters Troop, 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, reenlisted together in front of the 3rd HBCT's Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial on Fort Benning, April 9.

  • Stewart-Hunter Recreation Activities Combat Post-Deployment Stress

    Apr 15, 2009

    Soldiers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team recently returned from operations in Iraq and are the first group of Soldiers here to take part in a new Army-wide program designed to help troops funnel their combat stress through recreational activities.

  • Sustainment Bde Soldiers Volunteer At Local Schools

    Apr 15, 2009

    Four Soldiers From 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Volunteered Their Time To Read To Students From The First Presbyterian Christian Academy As Part Of Read Across Liberty Day, A Day Dedicated To Reading Education And Awareness Sponsored By Liberty Kiwanis Club Of Liberty County And The Rotary Club Of Hinesville.

  • Fort Stewart Basketball Championship

    Apr 15, 2009

  • Fire Support Team

    Apr 15, 2009

  • Laser Team

    Apr 15, 2009

  • Reading "I'm bored"

    Apr 15, 2009

  • Foal Eagle

    Apr 15, 2009

  • Air Assault Training

    Apr 15, 2009

  • CBRN Training

    Apr 15, 2009

  • Fort Stewart Command Post Exercise

    Apr 15, 2009

  • Technology keeps deployed Soldiers, families connected

    Apr 12, 2009

    Deployed Soldiers use modern technology to keep in touch with family and friends thousands of miles away.

  • Combat Aviation Brigade focuses on motorcycle safety

    Apr 9, 2009

    Riders in the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade took time to refresh themselves on motorcycle safety during motorcycle safety training, March 27 and April 3, at Hunter Army Airfield.

  • 33 Soldiers Earn U.S. Citizenship

    Apr 9, 2009

    33 Soliders became U.S. citizens at Fort Stewart, Ga., April 4.

  • Spartan Training Boosts Soldier Confidence, Leadership

    Apr 9, 2009

    In order for a Soldier to be ready for combat, he or she must not only be physically able to do the job, the Soldier must also be mentally prepared. Spartan Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division stepped up their training schedule within the last month in preparation for their upcoming deployment. Intense schedules in firing and qualifying on weapons, combat ground fighting skills, road marching, and land navigation serve as a few of the heightened training 2nd BCT has undergone in order to prepare both mentally and physically for another deployment.

  • Soldiers on Profile Aim to Heal, Return to Duty

    Apr 9, 2009

    3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team Soldiers on profile work to gain back health, strength, and return to regular duty.

  • Florida School Dedicated In Honor of SFC Paul R. Smith

    Apr 9, 2009

    A middle school in Tampa, Fla., is dedicated in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith. Smith was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in 2005 for his actions during the fight to secure the Baghdad International Airport on April 4, 2003. Smith was a member of Company B, 11th Engineer Battalion, 3 ID.

  • Military Children Parade Through Stewart

    Apr 9, 2009

    Parents and Families gathered at the Fort Stewart Child Development Center, April 1, to kick off "Month of the Military Child" with a parade and other festivities.

  • Hunter Celebrates Military Children

    Apr 9, 2009

    350 participants walked in the Month of the Military Child kickoff parade around the parking area of Hunter Army Airfield's Child Development Center, April 1.

  • Drill Sergeants debunk myths

    Apr 8, 2009

    For years Hollywood has presented Army drill sergeants as gruff, in-your-face, yelling, and spitting Mad Max machines. And perhaps once-upon-a-time its stories portrayed an image that was partly deserved.

  • The Private's Eye

    Apr 7, 2009

    A glimpse of the deployed life through the eyes of cartoonist Pfc. Dean Nisenbaum, an AH-64 Apache Longbow Mechanic with the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. Nisenbaum has been deployed to Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq, since October 2008.

  • 3ID Leads Blessing of the Fleet

    Apr 2, 2009

    On the banks of the Altamaha river in South Georgia, the City of Darien, in McIntosh County, celebrated the 41st Annual Blessing of the Fleet March 27, 28 and 29. The event featured a parade led by Col. Shawn Morrissey, 3rd Sustainment Brigade commander, along with his Color Guard and the 3rd Infantry Division Band. "It is an honor to take part in this celebration," he said. "The shrimping industry in Darien and McIntosh County is very important to the economy of this region, as is Fort Stewart and the 3rd Infantry Division. I cannot imagine not being a part of this event that recognizes the men and women that work so hard to export a bit of Georgia worldwide."

  • Youth Show Off Photo Skills in Local Contest

    Apr 2, 2009

    Twenty-three youngsters, digital cameras in hand , put their imagination, creativity and photography skills to work during the recent ImageMakers National Photography Contest. The local contest was conducted by Child, Youth and School Services in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club at Fort Stewart. Participants came from the middle school and teen and school age services programs.

  • Installation Honors Red Cross volunteers

    Apr 2, 2009

    Fort Stewart officials honored volunteers who have given back during the 2009 American Red Cross Volunteer Awards and Recognition Ceremony, March 26.

  • Dragon Company Trains, Takes To The Sky

    Apr 2, 2009

    Master Sergeant Troy Moore, the former first sergeant of A Company, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, called piling off a transport helicopter during an air assault mission the most exciting 30 seconds in the Army.

  • 26th BSB Cooks Keep Soldiers Fueled, Morale Up

    Apr 2, 2009

    As the trucks roll in from the field, the smell of freshly cooked prime rib greets the dusty Soldiers of the 26th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team. Looking forward to a hot meal, they quickly wash up at the hand washing station and then line up for chow. The "92 Golfs" - cooks in plain Englis - are there to meet them, serving prime rib, mashed potatoes, and peas and carrots.

  • Desert Rogues Leave Lasting Mark on Republic Of Korea

    Apr 2, 2009

  • MEDEVAC Soldiers Perform Hoist Training

    Apr 2, 2009

    Company C, a medical evacuation company with 2/3 Avn., conducted the Higher Performance Rescue Hoist or HPU training at Hunter Army Airfield, March 19.

  • Foal Eagle in Full Spin for Desert Rogues

    Apr 2, 2009

    Nearly 58 years to the day, Soldiers from 1st Battalion 64th Armor, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division returned to the Republic of Korea near the North Korean Border, March 20, the same ground former Desert Rogues helped secure during the Korean War as part of Task Force Hawkins.

  • 1/3 BSTB Earns 180-day Alcohol Free Streamer

    Apr 2, 2009

    Soldiers of Company B, 1st Brigade, 3rd Special Troops Battalion, have more than 100 safety days to be proud about; on March 27, the company received the 180 Days, DUI and Alcohol Incident Free streamer outside the Raider Dining Facility. The streamer was presented to them by 3rd Infantry Division Commanding General Tony Cucolo and Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse Andrews.

  • EOD Soldiers instruct engineers on using robots

    Mar 27, 2009

    "Most of these guys haven't been to combat yet, so we're trying to get them familiar with the systems that they'll be using downrange."

  • Stewart-Hunter Engineer Wins DPW Award

    Mar 26, 2009

    A Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield engineer with the Directorate of Public Works has been recognized as the DPW Engineering and Planning Executive of the Year for the Installation Management Command, Southeast Region. Anne de la Sierra, chief of the Master Planning Division for Stewart-Hunter DPW, will be presented her award at a DPW awards recognition ceremony during the IMCOM Master Planning Conference, April 7 in Houston.

  • Hunter Hosts Women's History Observance

    Mar 26, 2009

    The 3rd Infantry Division's Combat Aviation Brigade hosted an observance in honor of Women's History Month, March 19 at Hunter Army Airfield. Soldiers, Family Members and civilians from the 3rd ID came to Hunter to hear retired Brig. Gen. Rebecca Halstead who was the first female from the United States Military Academy to be promoted to the general officer rank and also the Army's first female Chief of Ordinance.

  • Hunter Starts Spring With Shamrock Race

    Mar 26, 2009

    More than 120 participants, some pushing baby carriages, gathered at Squires Parking Lot at Hunter Army Airfield to register and for pre-run warm up and stretches before the 9 a.m. walk/run.

  • Training Video Features CAB Soldiers

    Mar 26, 2009

    Members of Company D, 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, were filmed and photographed as part of a training video to be used Army-wide. are featured The video will accompany the new hydraulic Fault Isolation Procedure kit, which is designed to help Soldiers isolate problems in the Apache. In an Apache, when hydraulic fluid transfers from the primary system to the utility system it can cause, in extreme cases, pilots to lose control of the aircraft or weaponry. Before the FIP kit, crew chiefs would diagnose the problem using trial and error techniques.

  • CAB Recognizes NCOs At Formal

    Mar 26, 2009

    The bronze Order of Saint Michael medal was awarded to three sergeants major during the Army Aviation Association of America and 3rd Combat Aviation Ball, March 21 at the Marriott hotel in Savannah. Colonel Don Galli, commander of the CAB and CAB Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Stidley presented the awards to Command Sgt. Maj. Patrick Blair, of 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment; Sgt. Maj. Jesse Dawson, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 603rd Aviation Support Battalion; and Sgt. Maj. William Gammon, HHC, 3rd CAB.

  • Army Astronaut Visits Hunter Soldiers

    Mar 26, 2009

  • 293rd MP Co. Earns Safety Award

    Mar 26, 2009

    293rd MP Co. Earns Safety Award for 180 days without a DUI incident

  • Vanguard Brigade Welcomes New Commander

    Mar 25, 2009

    Colonel Lou Lartigue received the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division Colors March 19 on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field, signifying his taking command of the light infantry brigade.

  • Spartan Soldiers Conduct Bradley Gunnery

    Mar 25, 2009

    Some new 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division Infantrymen, honed their MOS-specific skills March 10 at the Bradley Gunnery held at Multi-purpose Range Center-Red Cloud Hotel.

  • 1st HBCT Acknowledges 'Silent Heroes'

    Mar 25, 2009

    The Family Readiness Group for the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Divsion held a volunteer appreciation party at Club Stewart, March 18 to acknowledge the FRG volunteers who have made significant contributions to the brigade's mission over the last quarter.

  • Survivor outreach program helps loved ones heal

    Mar 20, 2009

    With so many families having sacrificed so much, the Army created the Survivor Outreach Program to give survivors a larger support system. "It's about coming together to cope with losses," said Lidell Simpson, family advocacy program trainer with Army Community Service.

  • Ceremony Honors Veterans Past and Present

    Mar 20, 2009

    The late afternoon showers drenched the procession marching from Johnson to Madison squares on March 16. But the rain could not deter its mission - to honor Revolutionary War Hero Sgt. William Jasper and servicemembers past and present with a parade and ceremony.

  • CAB Soldiers Give Back By Working For Women In Crisis

    Mar 20, 2009

    "I'm building shelves in the closets to make more room," said Spc. Jeremy Wallace, member of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade. He looks at his sketch and then continues, "It's going to be a lot of work, but I'm hoping to get it done in a few hours." Wallace is one of five Soldiers giving back to the community by volunteering with the Living Vine, an organization that works with women in crisis pregnancies.

  • War heroes and descendants scatter soil from historic battlefields

    Mar 19, 2009

    Heroes are honored Thursday as they add soil from Revolutionary War to Iraqi battlefields during the Sacred Soil Ceremony at the new National Infantry Museum.

  • Soldiers Go Green for Savannah St. Patrick's Day Parade

    Mar 19, 2009

    The wave of green Soldiers hardly stood out amongst the sea of civilians wearing green during the St. Patrick's Day Parade, March 17 in Savannah. As Soldiers made their way down the streets of downtown Savannah, they were lauded with affection in the form of beads and kisses - as evidenced by the bright red lipstick left on the cheeks of Soldiers.

  • Soldiers train to save lives in combat

    Mar 19, 2009

    The percussion of enemy weapons fire filled the air as smoke passed by overhead; the scene grew quiet as the only other sounds were cries for help, all seemed lost until a fellow Soldier rushed to a wounded Soldier's side and uttered, "You're going to be ok." This scenario could be lifted from the battlefield or even found in a movie; however, for the Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 64th Armor, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division it was part of the combat life-saving training held at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex during the Desert Rogues deployment to the Republic of Korea, March 11.

  • 1 HBCT Preps For Rapid Deployment

    Mar 19, 2009

    Soldiers of 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, recently practiced an Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise to Camp Blanding, Fla., March 7-14. The EDRE was not only a test of the brigade's ability to deploy rapidly, but also a chance for Soldiers to practice various skills they might need in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear or High-Yield Explosive Consequence Management Response Force mission.

  • JMTC exports training capability to Fort Bragg

    Mar 18, 2009

    The 7th Army's Joint Multinational Training Command send its Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC) to Fort Bragg for a month to test the Army's exportable training concepts.

  • Sacred Soil Ceremony to feature decendents, participants of American Wars

    Mar 17, 2009

    The Sacred Soil Ceremony will feature descendents and participants from major American wars who will sprinkle soil from the battlegrounds of Yorktown, Antietam, Soissions, Normandy, Corregidor, Korea, Vietnam and Iraq and Afghanistan, said MG(R) Jerry White, chairman of the National Infantry Museum Foundation.

  • U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team Kicks off 50th Anniversary Celebration

    Mar 16, 2009

    The Golden Knights, the U.S. Army's official parachute demonstration team, kicked off their 50th anniversary during a special ceremony that celebrated the team's half century of serving the country as Army ambassadors while also representing more than one million American Soldiers.

  • APG kicks off Year of the NCO celebration

    Mar 13, 2009

    Ceremonial kickoff at APG to celebrate the Year of the NCO

  • Read on a bridge, read in Lake Ridge

    Mar 13, 2009

    The Cat in the Hat made an appearance Saturday afternoon in a Lake Ridge community center to promote reading. The event is held yearly to generate interest in reading and celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday. He would have turned 105 this year. The event featured sevA,AA,Aeral activities for children, including games, free books, and pictures with ' the Kat,' guest readers, puppet shows, book distriA,AA,Abutions; free reading reA,AA,Asources, and a book fair.

  • Belvoir welcomes new additions to NCO Corps

    Mar 13, 2009

    Fort Belvoir welcomed 15 Soldiers into the noncomA,Amissioned officer corps Friday, during an induction cereA,Amony at the DAU auditorium.

  • Engineer, medic named installation NCO, Soldier of Quarter

    Mar 13, 2009

    Two Soldiers emerged as winners in the NCO and Soldier of the Quarter comA,ApetitionA,A their individual efA,AA,Aforts standing out in a field of nine competitors.

  • NCOs keep government leaders moving around D.C.

    Mar 12, 2009

    It looks just like any other parking garage in northwest Washington, D.C., a sliding metal door, no markings on the building. What's inside, however, is very different from a typical parking garage.

  • Soldier, NCO of the Year's Visit to D.C. Highlights Installation Concerns

    Mar 12, 2009

    Two Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division accompanied Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas and other community leaders to Washington, D.C. Feb. 23-26.

  • Georgia Chamber of Commerce Hosts Appreciation Luncheon

    Mar 12, 2009

    A military appreciation luncheon took place, Feb. 27 at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa. The luncheon, which recognized all branches of service, was organized by the Savannah Chamber of Commerce and included sponsors from various Savannah businesses.

  • Pregnancy PT Maintains Soldier Fitness

    Mar 12, 2009

    The Army designed its physical training program to improve and maintain Soldiers' physical fitness levels, promote team cohesion, and prepare troops to meet the physical demands of war. Ensuring the readiness of all Soldiers, the Army's PT program also caters to pregnant Soldiers by preparing them for childbirth and to return to duty. At Hunter Army Airfield, more than a dozen Soldiers currently participate in a pregnancy and postpartum class held at Tominac Fitness Center.

  • 4/64 Armor Regiment Memorial Dedication

    Mar 12, 2009

    Gathered around a marble memorial, Soldiers from 4th Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, came together, March 5 to honor their fallen Tusker comrades in a memorial dedication service at the Tusker Operation Iraq Freedom memorial here. Family, friends and colleagues came out to pay respect to the eight warriors who made the ultimate sacrifice in serving their nation during the battalion's most recent deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • 1/15th Infantry Names 'Top Tank'

    Mar 12, 2009

    Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, competed against each other for the title of "top tank" during qualification Feb. 22 -28 at Hastings Range at Fort Benning. After receiving new M1-A1SA Abrams tanks in January, Company C and D Soldiers spent one month familiarizing themselves with the improvements made to the Abrams tanks used during the unit's previous deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. First Lieutenant Ian M. Ahearn, a tank commander with Company D, appreciates the upgrades.

  • 1/3 Aviators Hone Up for Future Training

    Mar 12, 2009

    The two pilots in the Apache comprise one of eight teams from 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment participating in aerial gunnery, Feb. 26 at Fort Stewart. "We're shooting aerial gunnery to qualify crews for upcoming training events and future deployments," said Capt. Jeff Minders, member of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1/3 Avn. "It's to hone our combat skills. The better gun pilots we are, the better we are at supporting the ground forces.

  • 92nd Chemical Company Redeploys

    Mar 12, 2009

    More than 120 Soldiers with the 92nd Chemical Company, Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade returned home, March 6 after a 15-month deployment to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • 1/64 Armor Returns to Korea After 58 Years

    Mar 12, 2009

    In 1951, Soldiers of 1st Battalion 64th Armor Regiment and other military units took part in Task Force Hawkins, an operation during the Korean War that was key to securing Korea's Iron Triangle. Just shy of 50 years later, Soldiers from 1/64 Armor, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division returned to the Republic of Korea as part of Task Force Hawkins II to participate in the annual combined joint training exercise Foal Eagle, March 5.

  • Sergeant Named 2 BCT Best NCO of the Year

    Mar 12, 2009

    Thirteen Spartan Brigade noncommissioned officers took one day of grueling competition to see who would be the brigade's best NCO.

  • USACR/Safety Center Reminds Soldiers to Drink Responsibly this St. Patrick's Day

    Mar 11, 2009

    News release

  • 8th Theater Sustainment Command Begins Command Post Exercise

    Mar 9, 2009

    The 8th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) continued its path toward validation as a fully operational capable command, deploying its forward command post (FCP) here for a command post exercise (CPX), which began March 9.

  • Vanguards Honor Volunteers, FRGs

    Mar 6, 2009

  • Spartan Soldiers Advance Their Combative Skills

    Mar 6, 2009

    Master William Guy, master in several forms of martial arts including Hapkido and Taekwondo, came to Fort Stewart, Feb. 23 - 25 to teach and train the 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers a more "in-depth" aspect of combatives at Caro Gym.

  • 3/69 Soldier earns Bronze Star with Valor

    Mar 6, 2009

    Specialist Sixto Garcia received the medal for engaging the enemy March 23, 2007, during the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team's most recent deployment to Iraq. "Today we recognize one of our own," said Lt. Col. Jessie Robinson, 3/69 Armor commander. "I truly believe in my heart that all those who serve and have served honorably in the military are heroes. Today, we honor and pay tribute to a hero among heroes."

  • Division, 2nd BCT conduct first post-deployment CPX

    Mar 6, 2009

    Members of the 3rd Infantry Division headquarters and its 2nd Brigade Combat Team have spent the last six months re-fitting equipment and ensuring their Soldiers are refreshed. Now they are in their first steps of training to fight again.

  • Soldiers, Families Lay Roses for Fallen

    Mar 6, 2009

    A trip down Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk will reveal a new addition to the post's landmark- silk red roses. This simple yet poignant decoration can stir vivid memories of the famed Arlington National Cemetery, where similar roses decorate its headstones. The roses were placed at Warriors Walk by Family Members and loved ones as well as representatives from Fort Stewart units during a ceremony held Feb. 24.

  • Rocky Promoted as Installation Celebrates Year of NCO

    Mar 6, 2009

    Officers and noncommissioned officers alike attended the Year of the NCO kickoff at Club Stewart, Feb. 27. The event, which included NCOs of all jobs but the same creed, began with a keynote speech by 3rd Infantry Division Commander, Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo and Division Command Sgt. Major Jesse Andrews, who outlined the Chief of Staff's plan to highlight the NCO throughout this year.

  • CSM Jesse Andrews at book reading

    Mar 6, 2009

  • Savannah Chamber of Commerce shows military appreciation

    Mar 5, 2009

    A military appreciation luncheon took place Feb. 27, at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa. The luncheon, which recognized all branches of service, was organized by the Savannah Chamber of Commerce and included sponsors from various Savannah businesses.

  • Combatives training school kicks off at Belvoir

    Mar 5, 2009

    As 31 Soldiers from the Military District of Washington converged on Wells Field House last week for the first in a series of combatives training sessions, Fort Belvoir took a major step in being recognized as a training center for the Modern Army Combatives Program.

  • Soldiers show their talent

    Mar 5, 2009

    There were 16 different Soldiers and 16 different styles as Soldiers stepped into the spotlight and on the stage showcasing an abundance of talent in song and dance Saturday at Wallace Theater as they vied for positions in the U.S. Army Soldier Show.

  • Historic characters take the stage at Women's History Month observance

    Mar 5, 2009

    While snow covered the ground, the Belvoir commuA,Anity gathered at the Officer's Club to observe Women's History Month Tuesday. This year's theme is 'Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet.' First Sgt. Cynthia Moody presented Sojourner Truth's speech, 'Ain't I a Woman'' with passion. Truth mesmerA,Aized her audience with her speech in 1851 at the Women's Convention in Akron, Ohio.

  • First female commanding general of Belvoir makes historic visit

    Mar 5, 2009

    Fort Belvoir's first female commander, retired Brig. Gen. Evelyn Foote, visited Belvoir on Tuesday to attend the post's Women's History Month observance and to see how things have changed in the past 20 years.

  • Benning honors NCOs in ceremony

    Mar 3, 2009

    Fort Benning honored the "backbone of the Army" when more than 60 newly promoted sergeants and corporals were inducted into the NCO Corps during a ceremony that kicked off the designation of 2009 as the Year of the NCO Tuesday at Marshall Auditorium. "In every aspect of the Army, it's really NCOs making it happen," said CSM William Ulibarri. "We hold it together through training, and also operationally."

  • SMA Kenneth O. Preston Reconizes Tampa NCO of the Year

    Mar 3, 2009

    SMA Kenneth O. Preston was the feaured speaker at the AUSA Suncoast Chapter NCO of the Year luncheon.

  • CBS Radio Tampa Bay Interview with SMA Kenneth Preston

    Mar 3, 2009

    John Sipos of CBS Radio Tampa Bay conducted an 11-minute interview with SMA Kenneth Preston that covered many topics. The interview ran on Tampa, FL CBS Radio stations on Sunday, March 1, 2009.

  • Basic training Soldiers test limits in gas chamber

    Mar 2, 2009

    The gas chamber at Brittin Range goes by many names - house of horrors, confidence chamber, chamber of horrors - but no matter what Soldiers call it, they all pass through its walls during Basic Training.

  • Army Belvoir leaders focused on recognizing suicide indicators

    Feb 26, 2009

    Despite the many successes printed and televised about the Army during its proud history, ofA,Aficials are all too aware of the dark cloud hovering above them.For the fourth consecutive year, suicides are on the rise. In 2008, the Army experienced 128 conA,Afirmed suicides - up from 117 the year before. At such an alarming rate, Gen. Peter Chiarelli, viceA,Achief of staff, issued an executive order calling for greater emphasis on recognizing suicidal behavior among Soldiers.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. of Army Reserve observes Black History Month at Mosby Reserve Center

    Feb 26, 2009

    Command Sgt. Maj. of the Army Reserve Leon Caffie joined members of Fort Belvoir's Military Intelligence Readiness Command and 55th Sustainment Brigade Tuesday for a celebration marking February as Black History Month.

  • 3RD ID, Families Sign Covenant

    Feb 26, 2009

    Members of the 3rd ID, Winn Army Community Hospital, and Soldiers and their Families at Fort Stewart signed the Army Warrior Healthcare Covenant Feb. 19 at the Main Post Chapel.

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