Lost Purple Heart reunited with family after Aiken auction

...military artifacts, knew he had to make an offer.In a sale that saw only two bids, Bolgla rescued the forgotten medal of 2nd Lt. Harley Kempter for $75 from Cheeks Auction Co.Working with Purple Hearts Reunited, a nonprofit organization based...

Charlie Stulb Jr.'s obituary leaves out achievements

...Silver Star, given for individual gallantry. Here is what he did to get it.In the final weeks of the First World War, 2nd Lt. Stulb, then 24, led his men outside the Argonne Forest as part of a larger Allied attack against the Germans massed...

Run to honor fallen Marines, sailors begins

...ammunition that will be fired on Nov. 6.Marine Gunnery Sgt. Tyson Nicolet would be thinking about his best friend, 2nd Lt. James Cathey, when he laced up his running shoes Friday night. Cathey, who was killed by an improvised explosive device...

Training injuries triple at Fort Gordon, report says

...fractures, breaks, muscle tears, head trauma, dislocated joints and even death.On Aug. 8, about 9:45 p.m., 2nd Lt. Anthony Thomas Scardino, 27, was found unresponsive six hours after he went missing during a land navigation exercise...

Fort Rucker team takes lead in Army officer's death investigation at Fort Gordon

...Rucker, Ala., has taken the lead in the investigation, post officials said Tuesday.The autopsy, performed Sunday on 2nd Lt. Anthony Thomas Scardino, 27, was conducted by the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System, base spokesman J.C. Mathews...

Fort Gordon identifies soldier found dead

Fort Gordon officials have identified the soldier found dead Friday in the post's training area as 2nd Lt. Anthony Thomas Scar dino, a 27-year-old member of the Mis sis sippi Army National Guard.The cause and circumstances of...

Volunteer gives time to youths

On Wednesday afternoons, Army 2nd Lt. Johnathan Harvey spends his free time...reinforcement. If the boys attend class, 2nd Lt. Harvey awards them with monthly outings...kids respect him." As a newcomer, 2nd Lt. Harvey had to work to earn their trust...

Births spike nine months after 3rd Infantry returns

...Rebecca Reece and her husband, 2nd Lt. Joshua Reece, are experiencing one...will leave for Iraq in January, said 2nd Lt. Lauren Schmitz, a labor and delivery...is a platoon leader in the brigade. 2nd Lt. Schmitz, 22, was born at Winn shortly...

National Guardsmen get heroes' send-off

...from the face of his 16-month-old daughter. Nearby, 2nd Lt. David Henderson of Midway was giving his 4-year-old...our families," Lt. Henderson said. Spc. Parsons and 2nd Lt. Henderson are among 66 soldiers from southeast Georgia...

Stephen Robinson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...animals. He is survived by his wife, Karen Getter Robinson; children, Amy Robinson and her husband 2nd Lt. Glenn Walton of Hawaii, 2nd Lt. Philip Robinson of Atlanta; parents, Ralph and Margaret Robinson of Surfside Beach, SC; mother and...