Augusta veterans to tour plants, get job info

Veterans with the Augusta Warrior Project will visit local manufacturing faciltiies Wednesday to learn about job opportunities.

Purple Heart caps Augusta Veterans Day ceremony

Fort Gordon commanders on Monday awarded a Purple Heart to a local Army veteran who survived a Korean War hand grenade blast.

As war ends, exhibit captures veterans struggles

...learned in the military, and at times, he battles with post-traumatic stress disorder.However, thanks to the Augusta Veteran Curation Program, a national effort founded to give former members of the military marketable job skills and work...

Augusta VA wait time ahead of national average

...clinics and the medical center's psychology program.Braswell said the wait time could be shorter, except some Augusta veterans, such as those diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, fear hospital settings and many times do not show...

Augusta holds Veterans Day events

...Corps Band, color guard, Butler High School drill team; free, open to the public; (706) 721-25312013 CSRA-AUGUSTA VETERANS DAY PARADE: 10-11 a.m. Monday, downtown Augusta, Broad Street from 13th to Fourth streetsNORTH AUGUSTA HIGH...

Shutdown jeopardizes long-term veteran payments

...Jimmy Lamb served in Vietnam, Egypt and Jordan under the Army motto, "This we'll defend."But lately, the Augusta veteran is feeling ashamed of the nation he once swore to protect.Because of an ongoing dispute between Congress and President...

PTSD, addiction, lack of jobs feed homelessness among Augusta veterans

More than 300 military veterans live homeless on Augusta's streets, in nearby woods or under bridges.

Woman convicted of forgery and sentenced to prison

...and his younger sister were shocked in the spring of 2009 to learn that they could no longer see their father at Augusta veterans hospital, he testified this week.Their older sister had presented a letter of guardianship for Nathaniel Graham...

More than 1,000 veterans turn out for job fair

Augusta veteran Sylvester Brown spent 36 years traveling the globe, making sure Army vehicles and machines in Germany, France and Haiti were...

Augusta veteran to receive Congressional Gold Medal

Calvin Jones, of Augusta, was one of the first blacks to serve in the Marine Corps. He and about 300 other Montford Point Marines will receive the Congressional Gold Medal on June 27.