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  • Wounded Battle Boar Soldier looks forward to returning to his unit

    Feb 11, 2010

    <b> FORT STEWART, Ga. </b> - Three weeks ago, Sgt. Charles Barr, Company B, 1 Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, was on a routine dismounted patrol with his platoon in Kirkuk, Iraq. They found no suspicious persons or activity and were headed back to their vehicles when the Americus, Ga., native was struck by small arms fire.

  • Marne Faces, Marne Places: It's more than 'gas and go' for fleet manager

    Feb 11, 2010

    <b> FORT STEWART, Ga. </b> - There are not many people you will find who have been working in the same place for 30 years. But should you decide to find such a person, look no further than John Brinson at the Fort Stewart Transportation Motor Pool. As the TMP Fleet Manager for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, Brinson manages the wide array of cars, trucks, and busses for the installation.

  • 30th HBCT Soldiers enjoy 'Super Event' at Rocky's

    Feb 11, 2010

    <b> FORT STEWART, Ga. </b> - The event was a familiar one seen throughout most of the United States on Super Bowl Sunday - a large gathering of football fans cheering on the final two teams playing for the National Football League's ultimate prize. Soldiers from the 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, North Carolina National Guard, met at Rocky's Zone to enjoy the grand spectacle of Super Bowl XLIV.

  • Savannah leaders learn of budget cuts

    Feb 4, 2010

    <b> HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga. </b> - Leaders from Savannah and outlying communities took time from their busy schedules for lunch at the Hunter Club with Brig. Gen. Jeffery Phillips, 3rd Infantry Division deputy commanding general-rear, to learn about budget cuts at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield and their operational status, Jan. 27.

  • 3/15 Inf prepares for combat

    Feb 4, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-Since the beginning of the New Year, the operational tempo has increased for the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division as Soldiers prepare for deployment. A recent field exercise has helped the 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment transform out of its old armored mindset and move one step closer toward combat readiness.

  • 3rd ID hosts MLK celebration

    Feb 4, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- Most of the people sitting in the Main Post Chapel were too young to have witnessed Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. give his "I Have a Dream" speech from the Washington Monument on Aug. 28, 1963. Many hadn't even been born yet when the leader was assassinated April 4, 1968.

  • Leaders update Fort Stewart budget status at luncheon

    Feb 4, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-When Soldiers deploy from Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, concerns about their Families' welfare can be mitigated with the knowledge that the installation and surrounding communities help take care of them. Two recent information sharing forums hosted by the 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield were held January 27 and 29 at the Hunter Club and Club Stewart, respectively, to share information with local communities about current economic concerns and community support.

  • 'Eyes in the sky' help boots on ground

    Feb 4, 2010

    It's a bird; it's a plane...well, sort of. It's called the Shadow 200, a small tactical unmanned aerial vehicle that Soldiers assigned to the 4-3 Brigade Special Troops Battalion are using to help support the Vanguard Brigade's current training and future combat missions. A team of UAV specialists launched the pilot-less air vehicle from Evans Army Airfield, Jan. 27, providing intelligence information to 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Soldiers conducting a platoon-level, live-fire exercise at a Fort Stewart training area.

  • Fort Stewart DPW Environmental Div wins conservation award

    Feb 4, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-Receiving Army-wide recognition is nothing new to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. Last year, the installation was honored with its fourth Army Community of Excellence award. Recently, the Environmental Division of the Directorate of Public Works was informed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that it had won the 2009 Military Installation Conservation Partner Award.

  • 10th Trans Co lands in Haiti, seeks ways to assist

    Feb 4, 2010

    More than 150 Soldiers from the 10th Transportation Company, 260th Quartermaster Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade deployed to Port-Au-Prince, Haiti with a 12-hour notice in support of Operation Unified Response, Jan. 23.

  • Stewart Guardian tests garrison responders

    Feb 4, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-The airwaves of radio and television are buzzing with the news of an attack at the installation...casualties...fatalities...sounds of sirens break the normally natural outdoor sounds... Though it was only simulated, military and civilians joined forces for the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield annual Stewart Guardian Exercise, Jan. 26-28.

  • 3rd Sustainment Bde trains for upcoming deployment

    Feb 4, 2010

    According to the Army field manual titled, "Training the Force," the Army's number one priority is training. This is why so much work and effort went into the planning and execution of the 3rd Sustainment Brigade's culminating event, Unified Endeavor 10-1, at Evans Army Airfield, Fort Stewart, Ga.

  • U.S. Forces kill 3 violent extremists, capture 1

    Feb 4, 2010

    Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, Task Force Marne, killed three violent extremists and injured another about 22 miles south of Mosul, Jan. 30.

  • 54 TF Marne Soldiers stay 'Army Strong'

    Feb 4, 2010

    Fifty-four Task Force Marne Soldiers recommitted themselves to serving in the Army during a mass re-enlistment ceremony on Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Jan. 27. Those who re-enlisted were honored by TF Marne's commanding general, Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, who administered the oath of re-enlistment, along with TF Marne's senior enlisted advisor, Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse Andrews.

  • Families Support Deployed Soldiers: Family Members Join Together to Walk the Distance to Iraq/Afghan

    Jan 27, 2010

    <b> FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- An estimated 1,200 to 1,500 spouses, Family Members, Soldiers and others kicked off their "Walk/Run to Iraq/Afghanistan and Back" with a spirited display of love and support for 3rd ID Warriors defending America in those countries.

  • Volunteers honored at Stewart-Hunter

    Jan 27, 2010

    Nearly half of Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield's 1,400 volunteers were recognized in formal receptions held at Club Stewart, Jan. 19 and Hunter Club, Jan. 20. Brigadier General Jeffrey E. Phillips, 3rd Infantry Division deputy commanding general-rear, spoke at each reception, welcoming the volunteers and thanking them for their selfless service. After quoting Mahatma Gandhi's famous words, "Be the change you want to see in the world," he congratulated Stewart volunteers for "being the change they wanted to see by giving" of themselves, which he said made them "fully-functioning human beings."

  • Explosive detection team train at Stewart furniture store

    Jan 27, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga </B>-- Sergeant Terry Young and his partner, Staff Sgt. Wero, have a dangerous job, which makes their training all the more important for both of them. The two make up an explosive detection team, consisting of dog and dog handler assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 385th Military Police Battalion. Their skills as a team were tested during a training exercise conducted in Fort Stewart's Furniture Store warehouse, Jan. 21.

  • 3rd ID Honors Fallen at Warriors Walk

    Jan 27, 2010

    <b> FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- The cold, constant rain and the sky's gray clouds seemed fitting for the somber tree dedication ceremony at Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk, Jan. 21. Family Members, friends and comrades gathered on a soggy Cottrell Field, huddled under several tents in the pouring rain, to commemorate and honor the memory of three fallen Soldiers.

  • Congressional staff members suit up for day of Soldiering with 4th IBCT

    Jan 27, 2010

    FORT STEWART, Ga--Georgia congressional staff members got a taste of the Army life during a visit to Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, Jan. 21. Jerr Rosenbaum and Norah Jones, chief of staff and senior policy advisor for U.S. Representative Jack Kingston, suited up at Small Arms Range Delta for a lesson in Soldiering hosted by the 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team.

  • Exceptional Leaders Worthy of Battlefield Promotion

    Jan 27, 2010

    Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq - For Soldiers in the rank of sergeant or below who are deemed to be of the utmost caliber by their brigade commander and brigade command sergeant major, certain requirements to earn the rank of sergeant or staff sergeant can be waived under the battlefield promotion program. Battlefield promotions remove many of the standard requirements for promotions and instead impose their own specific requirements and restrictions.

  • 10th Trans Co deploys to Haiti for humanitarian mission

    Jan 27, 2010

    HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga.-- As Soldiers across Fort Stewart prepare for deployments supporting Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, the 10th Transportation Company, 3rd Infantry Division embarked on a different mission. More than 150 Soldiers deployed to Haiti in support of Operation Unified Response., Jan. 23. The unit will join military members across all five services in providing humanitarian relief efforts to the survivors of the earthquake-ravaged nation.

  • Deen brothers dish with Stewart-Hunter Spouses

    Jan 21, 2010

    <b> FORT STEWART, Ga. </B> Fort Stewart's Officer and Enlisted Spouses Clubs got a taste of true Southern flavor, as the famous Food Network duo of Jamie and Bobby Deen - sons of the Lady herself, Paula Deen - joined the group for a special book-signing event, Jan. 14.

  • Trust, foundation to trainer-working dog partnership

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, Iraq - Sergeant 1st Class Canto, a Patrol/Explosive Detection Dog, sits at the feet of his handler, Staff Sgt. Larry Chartier, and waits for his command.

  • Army traditions unite deployed brothers

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE MAREZ, Iraq -Two Task Force Marne Soldiers, currently deployed to northern Iraq, got an opportunity, Jan. 8, to experience the best of both worlds - the love and support of their battle buddies, as well as a rare moment to be with a Family Member while deployed.

  • Friends, Family Honor Fallen Rangers

    Jan 21, 2010

    <b> HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD </b> - The names of the three fallen heroes from the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment echoed clearly during roll call as the afternoon sun faded in the Rangers' memorial courtyard on Hunter Army Airfield, Jan. 14.

  • 3rd ID Soldier tapped to deploy to Haiti because of language skills

    Jan 20, 2010

    Spc. Jean-Denis Simprevil was elated when asked to serve with the 82nd Airborne Division as a translator in its military relief efforts in Haiti within the next few weeks.

  • Stewart-Hunter Wildlife Gala tasty fun for Families

    Jan 14, 2010

    FORT STEWART, Ga.--Hunting, fishing and outdoor enthusiasts filled Club Stewart for Pass and Permit's annual Wildlife Gala and Venison Cook-off, Jan. 9.

  • TF Falcon Soldiers prepare for the unexpected in life

    Jan 14, 2010

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan- Being prepared for the unexpected was the topic of discussion for the first prayer breakfast of the year for Task Force Falcon, Jan. 7 at the Marne CafAfA dining facility at Bagram Airfield.

  • Ringling Bros clowns entertain crowds at Stewart-Hunter, encourage reading

    Jan 14, 2010

    FORT STEWART, HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga. --More than 800 Family Members saw Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Clown Ambassadors of Reading perform at three locations at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, Jan. 7 and 8.

  • TF Marne Soldiers present equipment to Iraqi farmers

    Jan 14, 2010

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE MAREZ, Iraq - Without rain, seeds and tractors, growing and cultivating crops would be almost impossible. Farmers in Sununi, Iraq, have been lacking these essentials - until now. Task Force Marne Soldiers delivered new farm equipment to Ninewa province to make maintaining and producing plentiful crops easier, Dec. 22.

  • Stewart-Hunter keeps the Army Family Covenant

    Jan 14, 2010

    <B>FORT STEWART, HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga. </B>-- Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield are committed to upholding the Army Family covenant, which was signed Nov. 7, 2007. The covenant represents a $1.4 billion commitment to improve the quality of life for Army Families. As another example of Stewart's on-going efforts to support the covenant, Brigadier General Jeffrey Phillips, 3rd Infantry Division Deputy Commanding General-Rear, stood at the speaker's podium in front of Hunter Lanes at the ribbon cutting that celebrated the completion of the $1.34 million renovation project there.

  • Task Force Marne Soldiers train Iraqi Federal Police

    Jan 14, 2010

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE MAREZ, Iraq - A Soldier, in full battle gear with his M-4 rifle in hand, stands in front of the formation, demonstrating firing techniques, as another Soldier moves through the ranks. Row by row, the latter Soldier watches, stopping beside any member of the ranks who appears to be having trouble correctly performing the techniques his battle buddy in front of the group is demonstrating.

  • Handheld device helps Soldiers detect the enemy

    Jan 14, 2010

    FORT STEWART, Ga-- Soldiers can now capture the enemy with the help of an electronic device about the size of a Polaroid camera. A mobile training team from the New System Integration Training Office at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., taught 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Soldiers how to operate the Handheld Interagency Identity Detection Equipment (or HIIDE) - a gadget with the power to positively identify high-value targets in Iraq and Afghanistan. The HIIDE is a portable version of the Biometrics Automated Toolset - a four-piece kit consisting of a laptop, digital camera, fingerprint scanner and an iris reader that stores unique biometric information. Photos, fingerprints and irises are computed into the BAT where they can be matched with the biometrics of terrorists and other enemy persons.

  • Special Olympics Takes Over Marne Lanes

    Dec 17, 2009

    <b> FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-At home, Fort Stewart hosts the Special Olympics twice every year: the spring games at Cottrell Field in March and the winter games at Marne Lanes in December. The games are for children from Liberty and Long counties. The 2009 winter games took place Dec. 11, as Marne Lanes hosted more than 110 athletes and 150 volunteers.

  • Fort Stewart Holiday Hayride 'Cool' Fun

    Dec 17, 2009

    <b> FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-Nearly 350 Family Members, mostly children, bundled up against the cold night air for this year's Holiday Hayride at Corkan Family Recreation Center, Dec. 11. Tractor-drawn wagons loaded with bales of hay carried wind-chilled passengers on a scenic tour of Christmas lights around Fort Stewart, but according to Corkan director Roni Stevens, all Corkan facilities were open with discount rates.

  • Stewart-Hunter Families Given Free Christmas Trees

    Dec 17, 2009

    <b> FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-On one of the coldest days of the year thus far, more than 30 Soldiers were on standby just inside the gates at the auto crafts lot on Hunter Army Airfield, to aide awaiting Family Members pick and load one tree of their choice into their vehicle during the Trees for Troops giveaway, Dec. 11.

  • ISF, Spartan Soldiers Link For Soccer Ball Drop

    Dec 17, 2009

    A group of children huddle together, giving each other small pushes and shoves, as they try to get to the front of the crowd. Their hands stretch upward, their eyes are wide and glistening with excitement, and their smiles are covering their entire faces. One child catches a soccer ball as it is passed into the crowd.

  • Desert Rogues, Iraqi Army Uncover Large Weapons Cache

    Dec 17, 2009

    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 64th Armor, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division and members from 2/52 Iraqi Army Brigade discovered a large weapons cache in Ninewa province, in northern Iraq, Dec. 6.

  • 1st HBCT, 3rd ID Remembers Fallen Soldiers

    Dec 17, 2009

    <b> FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- Soldiers and sponsors of the Raider Brigade Fallen Soldiers Memorial gathered together at the new brigade headquarters to break ground on the memorial site, Dec. 9. The memorial, scheduled to be dedicated when the Raider Brigade returns to Iraq, will be located next to the new brigade headquarters.

  • Raiders Case Colors, Ready for Mission

    Dec 17, 2009

    <b> FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-First Heavy Brigade Combat Team held their Color casing ceremony at Marne Garden, Dec. 11. The ceremony marks the start of deployment for the brigade and the Colors won't be uncased until the brigade is in Iraq.

  • Fort Stewart Wreath-Laying Honors Fallen Soldiers

    Dec 17, 2009

    <b> FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-Though the weather outside was frightful, the hearts of Soldiers, Family Members, Department of the Army Civilians, and local community members were warm as 3rd Infantry Division's fallen heroes at Warriors Walk were remembered once more before the holiday season.

  • Spartans Take Over Ninewa Province

    Dec 10, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE MAREZ, Iraq - Over the past week, each battalion from 2nd "Spartan" Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, located in the Ninewa Province, Iraq, unveiled their battle Colors during individual ceremonies.

  • Operation Homefront assists Soldiers, families

    Dec 10, 2009

    The economic woes being felt by people from all walks of life, certainly include members of the military. This is where Operation Homefront can step in to help.

  • Spartans Earn Marne Combat Patch

    Dec 10, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE MAREZ, Iraq - First-time deployed Soldiers from 2nd "Spartan" Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division joined the ranks of their fellow combat-deployed Spartan brothers and sisters as they donned the Marne patch during a Combat Patch Ceremony held at Forward Operating Base Marez, in northern Iraq, Dec. 2.

  • Mustang Squadron Trains 'Light'

    Dec 10, 2009

    <b> FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-Vanguard Brigade Soldiers are continuing to train as a lighter fighting force - fulfilling the Army's need for a light infantry brigade combat team, and serving as the only one of its kind in the 3rd Infantry Division. For Soldiers of the 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, training in accordance with the brigade's new standard brings a whole new meaning to Table VIII Gunnery.

  • Task Force Marne Prayer Luncheon Brings Leaders Together

    Dec 2, 2009

    Leaders from 2nd "Spartan" Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division celebrated togetherness, brotherhood and sisterhood during a prayer luncheon held at FOB Marez dining facility, Nov. 20.

  • 3rd Sustainment Brigade NCOs Defeat Officers in Annual Turkey Bowl

    Dec 2, 2009

    Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade demonstrated that statement when Soldiers of the unit came together for their first-ever Turkey Bowl football game, Nov. 25.

  • Task Force Marne Soldiers Help Train Canine Soldiers

    Dec 2, 2009

    Theirs is an elite unit, full of dedicated Soldiers who continuously train to take the enemy down. Their success has gone largely unnoticed, but they have done everything from take down some of the biggest enemies of freedom to finding countless improvised explosive devices. These Soldiers are quicker, more agile, more flexible and can accomplish a number of missions your average humans can't - because they're not human. They are the dogs of the Contingency Operating Base Speicher Canine Kennel Unit.

  • Fort Stewart Soldiers, Families Share Thanksgiving Meal

    Dec 2, 2009

    Traditionally in the United States, Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks - for harvest, and to others for many blessings. The Army also celebrates this longtime American tradition as officers and senior noncommissioned officers serve a holiday feast to Soldiers and Family Members at installation dining facilities.

  • Demolition of Fort Stewart's Oldest Housing Area Begins

    Dec 2, 2009

    The demolition of the oldest housing area at Fort Stewart, Marne Terrace, began, Nov. 25.

  • 3rd CAB Arrives in Afghanistan

    Dec 2, 2009

    Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division's Combat Aviation Brigade made history as they uncased their Colors in a transfer of authority ceremony at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Nov. 24.

  • 3rd Sustainment Brigade Earns Top Honors in Retention

    Dec 2, 2009

    Retention is the Army's way of keeping its best-and-brightest Soldiers. Without experienced Soldiers and noncommissioned officers, the Army would have a hard time accomplishing its mission. That is why the 3rd Sustainment Brigade puts forth a major effort to retain the great Soldiers and leaders it has.

  • Spartan Brigade Assumes Authority of Ninewa Province

    Dec 2, 2009

    The 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division's Colors takes over Ninewa Province from 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division's at at Transfer of Authority Ceremony at FOB Marez, Dec. 1

  • Lightning Horse 'DART' hits the bulls' eye

    Dec 2, 2009

    Troop D, 2-6th Cavalry Regiment DART

  • Disabled Soldiers play golf

    Nov 25, 2009

    When retired Sgt. Maj. Juan Garcia left Fort Stewart in 2003, he never thought he'd return to a military installation to play golf as a double amputee. On Nov. 16 and 17, Garcia returned to Hunter Army Airfield's driving range for the "First Swing" workshop, offered by the National Amputee Golfers Association. Joining him were disabled Soldiers from the Warrior Transition Unit, along with about 20 golf professionals and occupational therapists, who came to learn how to encourage and teach the disabled to play.

  • 1st HBCT, 3rd ID Cooks Fight Elements, Other Obstacles to Keep Soldiers in the Fight

    Nov 25, 2009

    At the National Training Center in the Mojave Desert, little can be seen at 2 a.m. except lights in the distance. In the new Containerized Kitchen and the old Mobile Kitchen Trailer on Forward Operating Base King, however, the sound of clattering pans and the smell of cooking meat fills the air. The cooks of 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team are hard at work even at this early hour, cooking to feed 1,400 Soldiers come sunrise. They prepare Soldiers for a day of hard training throughout all of 1st HBCT's NTC rotation.

  • 3rd ID Celebrates 92nd birthday

    Nov 25, 2009

    3rd ID celebrates 92nd birthday

  • Task Force Marne Thankful for Family

    Nov 25, 2009

    Thanksgiving is a time for Families to be together, but when Soldiers can't be with their Families in America, they can eat a Thanksgiving feast with their brothers and sisters at arms.

  • Soldiers, Family Members Cut Ribbon on New Fort Stewart CDC

    Nov 25, 2009

    Soldiers, Family Members, and Army Civilians gathered to celebrate the opening of the newest child development center on Fort Stewart, Nov. 20. The new center will care for 244 of the Army's youngest Family Members, who range in age from six weeks to five years old.

  • TF Marne Marks 3rd ID Celebration with 'Patch Ceremony'

    Nov 25, 2009

    Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division honored its 92 years of service to the nation by recognizing combat service through a traditional "Patch Ceremony," on Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Nov. 21.

  • 76th FA Leaders Apply Civil War Lessons to TodayAca,!a,,cs Fight

    Nov 25, 2009

    Senior leaders of the 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, took a trip back in time to 1862 with a staff ride to the Fort Pulaski National Monument, Nov. 20.

  • Fallen Soldier Honored at Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk

    Nov 25, 2009

    A good man, a good husband, a good father, and a great leader. Those were the words used to describe Staff Sgt. Christopher M. Rudzinski by his battalion commander at the tree dedication ceremony in his honor at Warriors Walk, Nov. 19. Staff Sergeant Rudzinski, 28, of the 293rd Military Police Company, 385th MP Battalion, was killed near Kandahar, Afghanistan, Oct. 16, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device.

  • ARFORGEN: Army's deployment cycle aims for predictability

    Nov 19, 2009

    There is a plan for deploying troops and it's called ARFORGEN. Short for Army Force Generation, ARFORGEN is the Army's core process of building trained and ready forces.

  • Liberty County Vets Hold Veterans Parade

    Nov 12, 2009

  • CAB Colors Casing Marks the Road Ahead: Afghanistan

    Nov 12, 2009

  • IFPEX Preps Stewart-Hunter Leaders for Emergencies

    Nov 12, 2009

    Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield leaders trained how to properly respond to emergency situations during an Installation Force Protection Exercise conducted at Stewart's Crisis Management Center, Nov. 9-10. Colonel Kevin Milton, Stewart-Hunter garrison commander, along with Command Sgt. Maj. James Ervin, Stewart-Hunter garrison command sergeant major, and leaders from key installation directorates responded to a simulated situation that involved a supposed chlorine spill in the Liberty Woods subdivision.

  • Fort Stewart's Warrior Restoration Center Open for Business

    Nov 12, 2009

    Fort Stewart and Winn Army Community Hospital took another step forward in the treatment of Soldiers when the Warrior Restoration Center was officially opened, Nov. 3. .

  • Fort Stewart's Hays Library Celebrates Reading All Year

    Nov 12, 2009

    Though October and National Book Month are over, the written word can be celebrated all year long through Kindle, the Internet, or a visit to the 1st Lt. George P. Hays Library on Fort Stewart.

  • Naughty by Nature, USO Rock COB Speicher

    Nov 12, 2009

    Servicemembers stationed at Contingency Operation Base Speicher were treated to a night of entertainment by DJ Skribble and the hip-hop group Naughty by Nature, Nov. 8. The show was put on by the USO and was free for all.

  • Spartan Brigade Trained in COINSOC

    Nov 12, 2009

    Major General Anthony Cucolo, Task Force Marne Commanding General, along with senior leaders from Multi-National Force-Iraq and Multi-National Corps-Iraq, spoke to leaders of the 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team while they attended the Counterinsurgency School in Taji, Iraq, Nov. 6-7.

  • Vanguards Welcome New Command Sergeant Major

    Nov 12, 2009

    The Marne Division's sole light-infantry brigade hailed a new senior-enlisted advisor during a Change of Responsibility ceremony at Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field, Nov. 4.

  • Conviction, Family, military duties: USARCENT chief of staff turns adversity into strength

    Nov 10, 2009

    The Chief of Staff of Third Army U.S. Army Central, Col. Stephen M. Twitty, will be promoted to brigadier general Nov. 30. His path to the highest level of military service is paved with values, discipline and perseverance.

  • 25th Infantry Division Soldiers Redeploy From Iraq

    Nov 5, 2009

    More than 40 Soldiers from the 25th Infantry Division were welcomed home to Hawaii during a redeployment ceremony on Wheeler Army Airfield Nov. 5. The return of the Commanding General and Command Sgt. Maj. signaled the end of the 12-month deployment to Iraq for the division.

  • Hunter Chapel hosts first chili cook-off at Fall Festival

    Nov 4, 2009

    The aroma of chili floated across the front lawn of the Hunter Army Airfield Chapel as the Hulk, Batman, and Spiderman jumped in a bounce house a few feet away. This wasn't a reunion of comic book characters; instead this was the chapel's Fall Festival and Chili Cook-Off at the Hunter chapel, Oct. 31.

  • 6/8 Cav, 4th IBCT, 3rd ID Wins Fort Stewart Flag Football Championship

    Nov 4, 2009

    It was a battle amongst two Vanguard Brigade teams, but in the end there could only be one winner of this year's Fort Stewart Intramural Football Championship game held at the Sports Complex, Oct. 29. Taking home the winning trophy was the Mustangs of the 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, who finished their 12-3 season with a 30-6 victory over the 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment Patriots.

  • Vanguard Infantrymen prove their expertise

    Nov 4, 2009

    Approximately 400 infantrymen challenged themselves to an ultimate test of their trade here, Oct. 26-30, but in the end only 104 Soldiers could adorn the coveted Expert Infantryman Badge upon their chests.

  • 3rd ID assumes responsibility of MND-North

    Nov 4, 2009

    During a ceremony Nov. 3, Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, Task Force Marne commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse Andrews uncased the 3rd Infantry Division colors to signify the official transfer of authority for Multi-National Division - North.

  • 1st HBCT, 3rd ID PSD Save Lives in Medina Wasl

    Nov 4, 2009

    As 1st HBCT, 3rd ID Charlie Co. 2/7 and 1st HBCT PSD train in Medina Wasl, a mock Iraqi villiage at the National Training Center, prior to deployment to Iraq.

  • 1/2 ARB takes to the skies, assists 1st HBCT

    Nov 4, 2009

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. - Although only insurgents need be alarmed by the sound of chopper blades flying overhead, the sheer power of an Apache helicopter has the ability to instill a sense of awe in any person. The Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, attached to 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, have no such feeling. These Soldiers, stationed at Forward Operating Base Miami for the National Training Center rotation, work on Apaches and Blackhawks every day.

  • Spartans arrive in Kuwait

    Nov 4, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATION BASE BUEHRING, Kuwait - "Rollover, Rollover, Rollover," shouted Spartan Soldiers of the 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division as they participated in Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle egress training, just one of the final training exercises the brigade must finish before leaving Kuwait and push forward to Iraq.

  • Field artillerymen sharpen basic infantry skills

    Nov 4, 2009

    As infantry Soldiers took the Expert Infantryman Badge test here last week, Soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, trained in a similar light in preparation for the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team's new battlefield mission, Oct. 26-30.

  • 3ID headquarters battalion assumes responsibility of Iraq mission

    Oct 29, 2009

  • 3-5 Platoon, 603rd Avn Wins Hunter Flag Football Championship

    Oct 29, 2009

    On Oct. 21, the 3-5 Platoon of the 603rd Aviation Support Battalion became the 2009 Hunter Army Airfield Intramural Football Champions with a 12-6 victory over the 473rd Quartermaster Company.

  • 260th QM Soldiers Run, 'Paint the Town Pink'

    Oct 29, 2009

    On and off the battlefield, servicemembers came together to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with their brethren, and the Hunter Army Airfield Soldiers of the 260th Quartermaster Battalion shouldered the distress call from one of their own. Soldier's voices rang out as they sang in cadence, "Paint the town pink," an intonation they wrote especially for the run. As the Soldiers passed supportive citizens along the streets, children stood outside of schools and daycare centers along the route and held pink, red, white and blue balloons while cheering for the troops. The Paint the Town Pink initiative run was an effort to bring awareness to Soldiers, their Families, and those in the community about the importance of early detection of breast cancer.

  • Great Finds Abound at Stewart-Hunter Great FMWR Yard Sale

    Oct 29, 2009

    Customers came in a steady stream and in large numbers, anxious to look through thousands of bargains on hundreds of tables at the Club Stewart and Hunter Credit Union parking lots and in housing areas of both posts, Oct. 24.

  • 90th HR, 3rd SB, 3rd ID Returns Home

    Oct 29, 2009

    Approximately 30 Soldiers from 90th Human Resources Company, 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade returned to Fort Stewart from a 12-month deployment to Kuwait, Saturday.

  • Vanguards Reach Out to Community

    Oct 29, 2009

    Every year, on the fourth Saturday of October, millions of people across the U.S. reach out to those in need as part of a national day to help others. This year, Soldiers of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division joined in on the nationwide effort and turned "Make a Difference Day" into an ongoing community outreach program.

  • 2nd HBCT Cases Colors, Says Farewell

    Oct 29, 2009

    The Spartan Brigade marked the beginning of their fourth deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom by casing their brigade colors in a ceremony held on Cottrell Field, Oct. 23.

  • 3rd HBCT Soldiers Kick Off Deployment

    Oct 29, 2009

    When Soldiers of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division waved "goodbye" to their loved ones and climbed on the bus that took them to the plane to haul them overseas, they were not going to Iraq. Not just yet. After almost 48 hours, Sledgehammer Soldiers stepped off the plane in Ali Al Salem in Kuwait City. This time without the fanfare, they loaded another bus headed for the first leg of their deployment: Camp Buehring.

  • 3rd HBCT Soldiers make their mark in Kuwait

    Oct 26, 2009

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait - The temperature outside is climbing into the mid-nineties as Sgt. John Direny, a water treatment specialist assigned to Company A, 203rd Brigade Support Battalion, meticulously paints the small letters on the mural he is crafting. The mural, painted on one of the hundreds of concrete road barriers that dot Camp Buehring, has been a two day project so far and he still has a long way to go.

  • Bed time stories from half a world away

    Oct 23, 2009

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait - Mercedes Figueroa has a nighttime ritual every night before she goes to sleep at her home in Phenix City, Ala. Every night before she goes to sleep her father, Staff Sgt. Freddie Figueroa, reads her at least three books.

  • Activation ceremony formally links Infantry, Armor under new command at Fort Benning

    Oct 22, 2009

    The Maneuver Center of Excellence made it official Thursday afternoon, when during a largely symbolic event the command's flag was unfurled and its leaders' new roles highlighted during an activation ceremony on Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Former Stewart-Hunter Commander visits Spartan Soldiers

    Oct 22, 2009

    Hundreds of Soldiers from Spartan Brigade's 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment filled Fort Stewart's Main Post Chapel as the former U.S. Drug Czar and MSNBC military analyst gave words of encouragement and advice, and he answered questions to the deploying Soldiers of 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division. Oct. 15. "You will be there in a key time in Iraq and American history," said Gen. (Ret.) Barry McCaffrey, the onetime Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy under former president Bill Clinton.

  • Port operations keep 3rd HBCT moving

    Oct 22, 2009

    CAMP BUEHRING, KUWAIT - Offloading nearly 650 vehicles and pieces of military equipment from a cargo ship is easier said than done for the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division.

  • 3/7 Inf Spouses 'Soldier up' for competition

    Oct 22, 2009

    Army Spouses got a taste of Soldier life and suited up for the 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment's Combat Spouse Badge Competition at Fort Stewart's Holbrook Pond, Oct. 17.

  • 3rd ID completes training in Kuwait, departs for Iraq

    Oct 22, 2009

    Most of the Division Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division has arrived in Iraq, but before their boots hit the ground there, they had to make a stop in Camp Buehring, Kuwait for some added training.

  • BG Phillips takes over as senior commander of Stewart-Hunter

    Oct 22, 2009

    With the deployment of Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, 3rd Infantry Division commanding general, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey E. Phillips has become senior commander of Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield and 3rd ID deputy commanding general - rear.

  • 3rd ID CG bids farewell to Coastal Empire, Families

    Oct 22, 2009

    Major General Tony Cucolo, 3rd Infantry Division commanding general, held a live press conference with local media at the 3rd ID Headquarters at Fort Stewart, Oct. 16.

  • Food show feeds Stewart-Hunter community

    Oct 22, 2009

    When you eat at a dining facility or a Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation facility, you rarely think about where the food comes from, or who makes it. On Oct. 15, the cooks and food were on display at the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Food Show at Club Stewart.

  • Community reunites through sacrifice, support at Taylors Creek Cemetery

    Oct 22, 2009

    Descendants from one of the nation's oldest communities, Taylors Creek, gathered together in fellowship, Oct. 18 at Taylors Creek Cemetery to remember the town, which was originally founded around 1760, and the loved ones who lived there until 1941. Brigadier General Jeffrey E. Phillips, senior commander for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield joined the nearly 100 participants of the Taylors Creek Cemetery Association Meeting and Reunion, to recognize the sacrifice made by local Families toward the creation of Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, and thank them for their continued support of the installation's Soldiers and Families.

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