Fort Gordon soldier invites NFL football player J.J. Watt to Army Ball on Facebook

...Coffey understands getting the answer she desires is a long shot. However, the private with the 782nd Military Intelligence Battalion intends to be at Fort Meade on Dec. 11."Oh, I'm going the ball regardless," Coffey said.

Military families get special holiday dinner

...Response Group of the 324th and 359th battalions made sure this year was different...dinner for active-duty members of the battalions, providing dinner, dancing, gifts...being in the military," he said. The battalions will likely be deployed in 2011. Reach...

Russia's oligarchs looking for government help

MOSCOW -- Russia's fabulously wealthy still have their black Mercedes with tinted windows, the battalions of bodyguards, the extravagant homes, perhaps even a few remaining friends inside the Kremlin. But these business barons, who...

Shoppers brave crowds

...shop 'til I drop," shouted one woman, yelling her war cry excitedly into a cell phone, an empty shopping cart in tow. Battalions of shoppers began forming in front of area stores near dawn Friday in anticipation for the busiest shopping day of the year...

At the Movies: 'The Prince & Me'

...compost on the weeds to make them ranker, perhaps, or how fluffy romantic comedies like this come not in single spies but in battalions. (It follows two other young-love-in-Europe movies recently aimed at teens and tweens: "Chasing Liberty" with Mandy...

Ross Hill

...a total of 30 years. He served in Korea in 1951 with the 987th Armored Field Artillery Battalion from Canton, Ohio as a Dental Officer to the Battalion. Stateside, he had many assignments, including the United States Military Academy, 2nd...

Fort Gordon pays tribute to POWs, MIA troops

...and that's what you fought to protect," he said.In 1953, Williams was in South Korea when the 555th Field Artil lery Battalion was overrun by Chinese forces. He was struckby shrapnel from a mortar shell. "It's a hard thing," he said. "You're...

Possible tornado hits Charleston

...southwest of downtown Charleston. Numerous streets were closed because of downed trees and power lines, said James Ghi, a battalion chief with the St. John's Fire District. "Crews are methodically going through the area looking to help people," Ghi...

You Remembered: Sandlot football days

...of Battery C, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, Seventh Infantry Division, he was attached to Company L, 3d Battalion, 31st Infantry, which was in position...to overrun positions held by this battalion and other units of the division...

Helicopter fly-in at North Augusta High delivers lessons on Army jobs

...attacks and got involved in the National Guard's aviation battalion nine years later. "I am not going to tell you they are not...air traffic controllers and flight planners.He said his battalion members are a little behind where they wanted to be on their...