Army

Remains Of Missing Fort Hood Soldier Identified

(CNN) - An attorney for the family of specialist Vanessa Guillen says the Army has positively identified her remains. Natalie Khawam says investigators met with the family on Sunday. She says Guillen was going to file a harassment complaint…

Army To Hire 10K Soldiers Via Virtual Hiring

(CNN) - The US Army is going online in an effort to recruit thousands of new soldiers. The military branch has started its Army National Hiring Days. It's the army's first nationwide virtual hiring campaign. The goal is to…

Fort Benning Ranger Breaks World Pull-up Record

BRANDON TUCKER IS THE NEW RECORD HOLDER, AND HE'S FROM THE FORT BENNING COMMUNITY. FOR EVERY PULL-UP HE DID, MONEY WAS DONATED TO LOCAL CHARITIES AND NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, SUCH AS RESCUE 22, WARRIOR FORTITUDE, DARBY'S WARRIOR SUPPORT, WARRIOR OUTREACH, ACHILLES…

1st Woman To Command U.S. Army Infantry Division

(CNN) - One woman is making military history. Brigadier General Laura Yeager is becoming the first woman to lead an Infantry Division in the Army. She has served since 1986 and flew Black Hawk helicopter missions in Iraq. Yeager…

Fort Benning Conducting a Prescribed Burn Today

The Natural Resources Management Branch, DPW will be conducting a prescribed burn within the O-02, O-06, O-14, O-24 and O-26 Training Areas today. The wind is predicted to be from the Northwest and will keep smoke away from sensitive areas.…

Columbus, Georgia Native Serves Aboard U.S. Navy Ship

U.S. Navy 1st Class Petty Officer and Columbus, Georgia, native Dyamonde Metz serves aboard the USS Anchorage. As the quartermaster aboard the amphibious transport dock in San Diego, California, Metz is responsible for the safe navigation of the ship. Metz…

JROTC Cadets Receive Leadership Awards

The Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee honored JROTC cadets and commanders from five local area high schools for their outstanding leadership and performance during the 2017-2018 school year. The annual program recognizes cadets and their commanders and demonstrates…

Congressman Hosts Service Academy Nomination Ceremony

On Friday February 9, 2018, Congressman Drew Ferguson (R-Ga.) hosted a Service Academy Nomination Ceremony at the University of West Georgia Newnan Campus to honor students who received nominations to military service academies. The ceremony honored all 50 students Ferguson…

Military Youth Eligible to Receive $10,000

Youth in military families ages 13 to 18 nationally are eligible to receive a $10,000 cash award, a trip to the nation’s capital, donated gifts, and a tremendous bullet for their college applications.  This is what recipients of the Operation…