Augusta veterans remember Vietnam buildup 50 years ago

A half-century ago, President Johnson made the decision to send U.S. combat troops to Vietnam. Three Augusta area Vietnam War veterans shared their stories of the long, costly conflict.

Video: CSRA-Augusta Veterans Day Parade

Soldiers, bands and civilians march down Broad Street to honor veterans during the CSRA-Augusta Veterans Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010.

Doctors help injured troops learn to cope

Since the Augusta Veterans Affairs Medical Centers opened its...putting a magnet on your SUV? The Augusta Veterans Affairs Medical Centers takes donations...733-0188, ext. 3020. Source: Augusta Veterans Affairs Medical Centers, Voluntary...

Veterans Day events

VETERANS PARADE: CSRA-Augusta Veterans Day Parade: 10 a.m., downtown Augusta, begins at Sacred Heart Cultural Center and ends at the All Wars Monument; (706...

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Blames GOP for deteriorating VA care

I cannot believe the Augusta Veterans Administration Medical Center is going to lay off 170 people -- and promises that the same "great" level of care will be provided...

Veterans Day Events

...the post's commanding general, will speak at the Augusta Veterans Affairs Medical Center. 9 a.m.: Jeff Snover...Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home. At 10 a.m., the Augusta Veterans Day parade on Broad Street will begin with Brig...

Woodmen honor U.S. veterans

William Bailey isn't sure when the original Augusta veterans monument was dedicated on Greene Street, but he...later merged with the Martinez lodge, and honors Augusta veterans up to World War II. Pat Dees, the state manager...

Memo outlines costs of closing division of VA hospital

Closing one of the two divisions of an Augusta veterans hospital would not only be costly in the long run, it also would force its patients to move to other cities and would have a serious...

Wreath-laying ceremony leaves crowd emotional

NORTH AUGUSTA --- Despite seeing horrible wars transpire in their lifetimes, North Augusta veterans still teared up at simple gestures honoring their comrades Tuesday. The Jesse C. Lynch Memorial Post 71 played host to an hourlong...

Memorial Day events

Augusta honors the nation's war dead with a variety of Memorial Day events through Monday. *The Augusta Veterans Affairs Medical Center commemorates the holiday today at 10 a.m. at the front entrance to the Uptown Division, located on Wrightsboro...