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Army officer at Fort Gordon sentenced to lengthly prison term for child pornography

...sentencing range was much longer because he not only possessed the images but also distributed them.Griffis was set to deploy to Afghanistan when he was arrested. His collection of pornography was so large that it was impossible in a practical manner for the agents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-22/army-officer-fort-gord
Memorial run to honor soldier killed in Afghanistan

...lost a good friend when he was killed Sept. 16 in Kabul, Afghanistan, during an enemy attack. To keep his memory alive, runners...worked with Donahue at Fort Bragg and deployed with him to Afghanistan. He had nothing but praise for his fallen comrade."Mike...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-07/memorial-run-honor-soldier-ki
Smith's accusers say trauma from school days lingers

...man. I was mad at myself for not coming forth sooner."Harvey went on to become a contractor for the Army, serving in Afghanistan, Africa and Iraq. In 2011, she married the father of the child she had in high school and is now living what she calls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-12/smiths-accusers-say-tr
Former Fort Gordon soldier is 1 of 2 killed in enemy attack in Afghanistan

...worker for the Department of Defense have been killed in Afghanistan.The department said Wednesday that 41-year-old Maj...was assigned to the Combined Security Transition Com mand Afghanistan.Donahue's service file shows he served at Fort Gordon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-18/former-fort-gordon-soldier-1-
Plant species tulips for early color

...into rocky crevices and they'll survive that austerity just as they have the harsh, hardscrabble mountain conditions of Afghanistan, Switzerland, Kazakhstan, Turkey or Mongolia."Wild tulips are better adapted to difficult conditions," said Christian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-10-02/plant-species-tulips-early-color
The new family portrait? 3D-printed statue selfies

...London-based iMakr store this year, said a soldier's wife had their three children scanned so he could bring them to Afghanistan. Victor De Los Angeles, owner of New York 3-D printing and scanning store Cubo, has scanned several pregnant women...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-10/new-family-portrait-3d-pri
Trail opens near Augusta Canal

...for this weekend: a 5K race at 8:30 a.m. Saturday in honor of Maj. Michael Donahue, who was killed last month in Afghanistan. And a guided tour of the trail and bridges at 3 p.m. Sunday."We encourage everyone to come out and see the bridges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-06/trail-opens-near-augusta-can
Agreement that will trigger major changes along the Savannah River to be signed on Wednesday

...The Maj. Donahue 5K Run/Walk honors the U.S. Army soldier, formerly stationed at Fort Gordon, who was killed in Afghanistan on Sept. 16. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. with registration at Lake Olmstead Stadium and will follow a course out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-10-04/agreement-will-trigger-m
Targeting lessons from WWII still applicable in modern warfare

...war's highly complex daily air-targeting order. He also played a major role in the air campaigns over Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan. Moseley was the air commander during the Iraq war of 2003. Lambeth has written extensively on the use of air and space...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-04/targeting-lesson
Obama makes surprise visit to Afghanistan base

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - President Obama slipped into Afghanistan for a surprise visit Sunday and made clear that...close."America's commitment to the people of Afghanistan will endure," he pledged.Speaking to troops...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-25/obama-makes-surprise-vis