Veterans Affairs Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTERS: 1 Freedom Way, Augusta, (706) 733-0188. A retired Army major who served in Afghanistan as a Special Forces medic defended the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, saying that the hospital saved his life and...

Local veteran defends VA care at Veterans Day celebration

A retired Army major who served in Afghanistan as a Special Forces medic defended the U.S. Department...he joined the medical corps and in 2002 was deployed to Afghanistan to serve as a Special Forces medic.He was injured in 2003...

Veterans' sacrifices don't stop with military service

...Day that the steady flow of U.S. casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan has slowed to a trickle, we must never forget the incredible...Isn't it likely that people who have survived firefights in Afghanistan can handle whatever tasks are thrown their way at the office...

Day brings mixed feelings

...always grateful to: World War II, Korea and the Iraq/Afghanistan veterans. I am one of those who is grateful, because my...hypocrisy.So, to those from World War II, Korea and Iraq/Afghanistan, I salute you and thank you for your service.

Fort Gordon tribute run honors fallen Marines, Navy sailors

...tribute's 505th lap around Fort Gordon's Barton Field to honor the 1,514 Marines and Navy sailors who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan. The total distance was equivalent to running to Hartford, Conn., and back.Capt. Dallas Butler, commanding officer...

A tale of two sergeants

...into Taliban-infested territory in Afghanistan just past midnight on June 30, 2009. He's...have heard of him ? his service in Afghanistan, apparently, doesn't warrant hero...child sexual abuse committed by our Afghanistan "allies."According to the report...

Marine Corps 'Tribute to the Fallen' run begins at Fort Gordon

...runner. He walked to a nearby memorial erected for the more than 1,500 Marines and Navy personnel who have died in Iraq or Afghanistan, kneeled to pray and then removed the three dog tags that had accompanied him on the run.And that was just the first lap...

Firearms makers compete to supply Army with new handgun

...It was first issued in 1985, and critics say it's too bulky for small-handed shooters. Troops who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan complain that it's not as hard-hitting as they would like. And it can't easily accommodate the accessories now common...

Wing of Freedom tour showcases planes from World War II

...it first-hand.Barry said it was interesting to him to be able to compare aircraft. He flew reconnaissance missions in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya, primarily in a Boeing 707."Some things are similar (in the B-17), like the oxygen tanks, the...

Kid Rock, more to take stage at benefit concert

...organizations, including Operation Homefront and has performed for American service men and women in countries such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait and Kosovo. Proceeds from the Aug usta concert will benefit M*A*S*H*, which was created by Janus Research...