Richmond County Sheriff's Office holds day camp for kids

...year the location is changed so police can meet children from all parts of Augusta. Thursday's event was held at the Henry Brig ham Community Center on Gol den Camp Road.The children, a mix of Boys and Girls Club members and others from the community...

Vets' ceremony superb

...incidents.Many thanks for all who put the event together, especially the Department of the Army, Maj. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, Brig. Gen. John Baker and the Public Affairs Office at Fort Gordon. Believe me, this ceremony was well-received.

3rd Navy sailor pleads guilty in case of women recorded in showers aboard submarine

KINGS BAY NAVAL SUBMARINE BASE, Ga. - A submarine sailor was sentenced Friday to 15 days in a Navy brig after he pleaded guilty to failing to alert superiors when a fellow crew member showed him videos of female trainees undressing...

Vet recalls different end

...in error in the article, but you would not have known any different unless you checked.From the article: Fort Gordon's Brig. Gen. John Baker said America "failed to properly welcome veterans returning from war."But there was a welcome home for...

Top military, civilian leaders coming to Augusta for cyber defense conference

...capabilities.Adm. Michael Rogers, the commander of U.S. Cyber Command and the director of National Security Agency, and Brig. Gen. Karen Gibson, the deputy commander of U.S. Army Cyber Command Joint Force Headquarters-Cyber, are among four keynote...

Navy Brig testing biometric tracking

...S.C. -- The Navy's Consolidated Brig, which holds some high-profile terrorism...biometrics like we're doing it in the brig," said Allan Turner, a researcher for...of Justice, which is working with the brig on the project. The brig is where Jose...

Islamic State suicide bombs kill at least 17 troops in Iraq's contested Anbar province

...Jordan.The militants used a sandstorm that engulfed most of Iraq to launch the deadly wave of bombings late Tuesday night, Brig. Gen Saad Maan Ibrahim, the spokesman for the Joint Military Command, told The Associated Press.He said it was not clear...

Fort Gordon honors Vietnam vets with welcome home ceremony

...Friday's celebration with a parade of veterans along the Avenue of the States that concluded with a ceremony on Barton Field.Brig. Gen. John Baker, commander of Fort Gordon's 7th Signal Command, saluted the veterans, remembered fallen troops and acknowledged...

City Ink: Fable has lesson for Augusta Commission

...LITTLE EARLY: Former commissioners Moses Todd and Jerry Brigham sounded a false alarm that garbage rates were going up after Brig ham received notice from the city that this year's bill would be $428.50 instead of $310.50 as it was last year. Since...

Featured obituary: Retired Brig. Gen. Robert L. Scott

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. - Retired Brig. Gen. Robert L. Scott, the World War II flying ace who told of his exploits in his book God is My Co-Pilot, died Monday...