Sonny Pittman officially announces candidacy for District 7 commission seat

...Commission, former member of the Augusta-Richmond County Downtown Riverfront Development Review Board and SPLOST 5 Citizens Advisory Committee member.He is a retired banker and retired U.S. Army officer with 40 years of military service.

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

Second Lt. Cory Griffis, 23, pleaded guilty this year in U.S. District Court. On Wednesday, he apologized for being involved in child pornography.

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

An autopsy has been performed on an Army officer who was found dead in Fort Gordon's training area, and an investigative team from Fort Rucker, Ala., has taken the lead in...

Injustice, imbalance reign

I am a retired U.S. Army officer. For 27 years in the Judge Advocate General's Corps, I served as a prosecutor, a defense attorney and an operational law attorney...

Across the southeast

Army says colonel proposed early, often FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -Through his lawyer, an Army officer accused of proposing to dozens of women has apologized for his behavior, but at least one of his alleged victims says that's...

Political correctness holds reality hostage

...murdering 13 people and wounding 30 others. He is a U.S. Army officer and a Muslim. Tragic for the families -- but still...involved in this case if the Army would send a Muslim Army officer, who resisted such assignment, to fight in a Muslim...

Boy's brain damage hurts family

...devastating brain damage, but arrogance and incompetence by Army physicians, Robert and Julia Seipel believe. The career Army officer and his wife were expecting their first child when she went into labor about 2:10 p.m. Nov. 10, 1998. When baby...

Gen. Harley Moore Jr.

...the citizen/soldier -- going above and beyond the call of duty to his God, country and adopted hometown. A career Army officer who began service in 1940 in the infantry, "Dinty" Moore participated in campaigns against some of the toughest units...

Opinion columns
Holiday charity flourished

...help this Christmas, The Salvation Army fell short of toys for 400 needy area children. In my 15 years as a Salvation Army officer, this was the first time we didn't have enough toys. It was Dec. 18, and our toy distribution day was scheduled...

Durward B. Jenkins   (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

...Fort Gordon Ga. died peacefully at his home in Birmingham, Alabama on Tuesday July 14, 2009. A decorated veteran Army Officer, he retired from the service in 1972 after serving in the Navy during WW II, then joining the Army for The Korean...