Military

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield serving up Thanksgiving meals for soldiers

Senior leaders from the 3rd Infantry Division will spend two days wearing chef hats and serving a Thanksgiving-style meal to hundreds of soldiers.

  Marines consider closing Parris Island; state representatives worried about financial impact

Scott, Graham respond to report Marine Corps is considering closing Parris Island

Officials identify soldier found dead in his barracks at Ft. Jackson

Paratrooper dies in training accident at Fort Stewart

Soldier under investigation for remarks made during social media video

Pilot identified following F-16 aircraft crash on Shaw Air Force Base

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Military recruitment has been drastically impacted by coronavirus pandemic

Savannah veterans honor fallen heroes at Laurel Grove South

Savannah unit is candidate for new National Guard planes

  Hunter Army Airfield opens COVID-19 screening site

Fort Stewart-HAAF operates drive-thru COVID-19 screenings

  High school students enlist in Army with help from the International Space Station

N.C. soldiers return home from sudden Middle East deployment

By the end of the weekend, nearly 800 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division’s Immediate Response Force are slated to have returned to Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

3 soldiers taken to hospital for minor injuries after hard landing at Hunter Army Airfield

Three soldiers were taken to the hospital after a hard landing at Hunter Army Airfield on Wednesday, according to the Fort Stewart Public Affairs Office.

U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan identified by Pentagon

Sgt. 1st Class Javier Gutierrez was born in Jacksonville, N.C., and enlisted in the Army in 2009 as an infantryman stationed at Fort Bragg.

Body of Fort Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan to return to family Saturday

The body of a Fort Bragg solider who was killed in Afghanistan is being returned to his family Saturday.

Military helicopter from Savannah makes emergency landing at Fla. school

2 Fort Bragg soldiers killed in Afghanistan

U.S. Army Recruiting Command issues warning over fake military draft messages

  Community pays final respects to fallen hero

  Military leaders pushing for participation in new, on-post housing survey for Fort Stewart and HAAF

South Carolina lawmakers considering bill that would exempt military retirees from paying state income taxes

Publix to offer discount to veterans, military personnel, and their families on Veterans Day

To show their appreciation to those who serve our country, Publix is providing a discount to veterans, active military personnel, and their families on Veterans Day.

SC DMV to accept more documents for veteran identification on driver’s license

Additional forms will now be accepted at the DMV so that all those who fall under the federal definition of veteran can add the designation

Dozens say farewell to unclaimed Midlands veteran

How do you say good-bye to someone you've never met?

  Georgia Southern offers new online tool to match course credit for military experience

Veterans and active-duty military will have an easier path to getting credit at Georgia Southern University.

Proper military burial for unclaimed veteran to be held at Fort Jackson National Cemetery

Legionnaires from American Legion Post 193 of Chapin will lay to rest the cremated remains of U.S. Army Veteran SPC 3 Devon D. Kobold at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery on Aug. 16 at 10 a.m.

South Carolina company gets Navy contract for up to $99M

A South Carolina company has a Navy contract for up to $99 million over four years

Military job fair being held at Fort Stewart

Fort Stewart is hosting a free job fair on Thursday, Aug. 8 that's open to veterans, transitioning military personnel, National Guard members, Reserve members, and military spouses.

Richmond Hill remembers fallen hero

The City of Richmond Hill remembered one of its own on Wednesday.

Lady Antebellum performing free Fourth of July concert at Fort Stewart

Mark your calendars - Lady Antebellum is coming to perform a free concert at Fort Stewart to pay tribute to the troops on July 4th.

Service dog helps S.C. veteran regain ‘normal’ life

here's no question a service dog and its handler share a special bond.

Georgia lawmakers consider bill that would eliminate state tax on military retirements

Georgia lawmakers are considering a bill that would eliminate the state’s income tax on military retirements to attract and retain more retirees.

Suicide rates among Marines, Navy reached 10-year high in 2018

Many of the cases are young Marines who have not been deployed overseas nor been in combat, a situation that has also been seen in other military branches.

Parris Island to integrate men and women platoons in boot camp, for first time

Unlike other service branches, the Marine corps has not yet fully integrated men and women training until now.

Veteran denied surgery for rare condition that causes constant pain, severe weight loss

After almost a decade of tests with the VA, the veteran sought outside care, but when he found a possible treatment, he was denied surgery twice.

  Military members get to go home for the holidays

Seven lucky families will get to see their loved ones this Christmas.

A Vietnam veteran died with no family, so other vets stepped up to remember him

The community also provided the funeral home with the proper paperwork to ensure the Marine veteran got military honors at the service.

  With evidence of Russian buildup in European foothold, US military is at the ready

With concern that Russia is upgrading its capabilities at NATO’s doorstep, the U.S. is increasingly on guard.

Medal of Honor awarded to Sgt. Maj. John Canley, who saved fellow Marines during Vietnam battle

Canley fended off numerous attacks during the Battle of Hue and repeatedly charged across fire-swept battle grounds to take wounded marines to safety.

Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson becomes first woman to lead largest command in US Army

The command Richardson will lead, United States Army Forces Command, is composed of 776,000 soldiers.

Pentagon reveals cyber breach of travel records

The Pentagon says there has been a cyber breach of Defense Department travel records that compromised the personal information of military and civilian personnel

  Lights of Love Service held to remember fallen Ft. Stewart soldiers

This weekend, family, friends, and fellow soldiers honored those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice at Fort Stewart.

‘Lowest level of humanity’: Man allegedly urinates on flags in veterans cemetery

Police are investigating, and the mayor says he’s confident anyone found guilty will be held “fully responsible for these despicable actions.”

Parris Island returning to scheduled operations on Thursday

The Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island will continue scheduled operations after the mandatory evacuation notices was lifted for Beaufort and surrounding counties.

Nominate a veteran for HVAC giveaway

In honor of Veterans Day, a local company is looking to give back to those who serve our country.

  Former Third Infantry Division commander says final goodbyes

Maj. Gen. Mike Murray said his goodbyes Friday after two years of leading the Third Infantry Division.