Army

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…

Trending Topics with Mallory Hagan

President Trump announces via Twitter that Transgender Americans will no longer be allowed to serve as members of the U.S. military. WLTZ's Mallory Hagan shows responses from viewers and others online via Trending Topics.…

New Rules for Transgender Persons & Military Service

Transgender people may have to wait six months before they are allowed to enlist in military service. Persons who are transgender have been able to serve openly in the miliary since last year. However, the services were given a deadline…

Operation Homefront Invites you to Thank Troops

May 31 is the last day to send messages of thanks to U.S. military service members and to their families through Operation Homefront’s 2017 #Mission2Honor initiative. To show appreciation, visit OperationHomefront.org/Mission2honor through the end of May. Another way to express…