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High school students enlist in Army with help from the International Space Station
To most high school students, ISS stands for In School Suspension before International Space Station. But a handful of students heard from someone on the space station to start their future career.
N.C. soldiers return home from sudden Middle East deployment
3 soldiers taken to hospital for minor injuries after hard landing at Hunter Army Airfield
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.
WBTV Web Staff and
Published February 9, 2020 at 9:23 PM
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.
WBTV Web Staff
Published January 17, 2020 at 6:40 PM
Military helicopter from Savannah makes emergency landing at Fla. school
A Savannah military helicopter made an emergency landing at an elementary school just outside of Jacksonville Tuesday night.
Published January 15, 2020 at 5:46 AM
2 Fort Bragg soldiers killed in Afghanistan
On Sunday, military officials identified the casualties as 29-year-old Staff Sgt. Ian P. McLaughlin of Newport News, Virginia; and 21-year-old Pfc. Miguel A. Villalon of Joliet, Illinois.
Published January 12, 2020 at 5:02 PM
U.S. Army Recruiting Command issues warning over fake military draft messages
The U.S. Army Recruiting Command states it has received multiple emails and calls about fake text messages that inform people they have been selected for a military draft.
Published January 7, 2020 at 6:47 PM
Community pays final respects to fallen hero
Friends, family and the Coastal Empire community got the chance to pay their final respects to a fallen hero on Monday.
Published December 16, 2019 at 6:52 PM
Groundbreaking held for new squadron operation building
Former Third Infantry Division commander says final goodbyes
Military leaders pushing for participation in new, on-post housing survey for Fort Stewart and HAAF
They say any feedback – good or bad – is necessary for their next steps. The latest push follows changes at the highest levels of the Army to improve housing on installations across the country.
Published November 14, 2019 at 4:54 PM
South Carolina lawmakers considering bill that would exempt military retirees from paying state income taxes
Corporal Steven Diaz proudly calls South Carolina home.
Published November 11, 2019 at 7:02 PM
Discounts, deals being offered for Veterans Day 2019
Businesses across the U.S. are saluting veterans and active-duty military personnel on Monday, Nov. 11.
Published November 11, 2019 at 6:01 AM
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.
Published October 29, 2019 at 2:47 PM
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
Live 5 Web Staff
Published October 21, 2019 at 4:48 AM
Dozens say farewell to unclaimed Midlands veteran
How do you say good-bye to someone you've never met?
Published October 11, 2019 at 7:18 PM
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.
WIS News 10 Staff
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.
Published August 7, 2019 at 7:48 PM
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.
Published July 4, 2019 at 5:30 AM
Service dog helps S.C. veteran regain ‘normal’ life
here's no question a service dog and its handler share a special bond.
Published June 30, 2019 at 6:30 PM
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.
Published February 11, 2019 at 8:05 AM
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.
Published January 29, 2019 at 7:44 AM
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.
Published January 5, 2019 at 1:34 PM
Gov. Kemp announces federal approval of major disaster declaration
Georgia Southern tabs Burg as new men’s basketball coach
Heavy police presence at West 33rd and Burroughs street
Over 2,600 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Ga.
3 displaced after house fire in Savannah
Richmond Hill teen holds onto Olympic dreams despite postponement
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.
Published December 11, 2018 at 6:44 AM
Military members get to go home for the holidays
Seven lucky families will get to see their loved ones this Christmas.
Published December 4, 2018 at 11:41 PM
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.
Published November 13, 2018 at 6:38 AM
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.
Published October 17, 2018 at 10:05 PM
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.
Published October 17, 2018 at 4:36 PM
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.
Published October 16, 2018 at 9:13 PM
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
LOLITA C. BALDOR
Published October 12, 2018 at 5:41 PM
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.
Published October 1, 2018 at 4:39 PM
‘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.”
Published September 13, 2018 at 2:51 AM
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.
Published September 11, 2018 at 6:24 PM
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.
Published November 1, 2016 at 5:24 PM
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.
Published August 8, 2015 at 1:27 AM