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Georgia National Guard soldiers return from Afghanistan deployment in time for holidays

...Sandbothe returned from a deployment to Afghanistan on Thursday with plans to keep his holiday...began sending its citizen-soldiers to Afghanistan in November 2001.Soldiers of the 1-169th...to train in Texas before arriving in Afghanistan. The unit flies twin-rotor Chinook...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-18/georgia-national-guard-soldie
Army officer died of natural causes during August training exercise at Fort Gordon

...that afternoon.After enlisting as a satellite communication systems operator, Scardino deployed to Iraq in 2006 and to Afghanistan in 2009. He received a direct commission to second lieutenant on Nov. 30, 2013, as a signal officer.Scardino, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-07/army-officer-died-natural-ca
Hundreds of family members of fallen military members share how they grieve, cope for study

...He transferred to the Army in 2009 and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2011.According to his wife, he began reporting lumps...only son, an Army private, was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan; and a couple whose son, serving in the Coast Guard, committed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-01-04/hundreds-family-members-fallen-mili
Another mission begins

...America's 13-year war on terror in Afghanistan.But the reality is that the war is...insurgents' fight would continue.Afghanistan, as a nation, is not yet in a position...Anything less would practically guarantee Afghanistan's return to a robust terrorist haven...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-30/another-mission-begin
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
Commit to peace

...been a suspect partner in the war on terrorism.It consumes billions in U.S. aid while assisting America's enemy in Afghanistan ? the Taliban. It coddles militants to wage proxy wars against India. It helps direct drone strikes against terrorism...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-20/commit-peace
Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

...offensive letters to families of Australian troops killed in Afghanistan.Scipione wouldn't say whether the two hostages who were...grossly offensive" letters to families of soldiers killed in Afghanistan between 2007 and 2009.At the time, Monis said his letters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-15/police-3-dead-including-gunma
State Bar of Georgia fundraiser to benefit Augusta Warrior Project

...or if they were injured. According to its Web site, AWP has helped 606 veterans who have served in World War II through Afghanistan find permanent housing, enroll in school or gain employment in 2014.After visiting the project's resource center at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-29/state-bar-georgia-fundraiser
Augusta VA takes steps to meet increase in demand for appointments, lower wait times

...arrival will increase capacity and lower wait times."Scovill said three more doctors were brought in to treat Iraq and Afghanistan wars vets.J.C. Mathews, Fort Gordon's public affairs officer, estimated 45 percent of the 1,800 people who leave...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-12/augusta-va-takes-steps-meet-
Service members conclude 1,500-mile run for fallen comrades

...100 military personnel ran a combined 1,512 miles ? one mile for each Marine and sailor who lost their lives in Iraq or Afghanistan since Sept. 11, 2001. The 10-day relay run concluded with a firing of 21 rounds of ammunition that each runner handed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-06/service-members-conclude-150