America's current veterans crisis is one Hillary Clinton cannot ignore

...acknowledge the problems we face? (The writer, a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant general, served as assistant vice chief of staff for the U.S. Air Force and as director of Vice President Al Gore's Reinventing Government program.)

New Augusta Warrior Project committee aims to rebrand organization

...evolved into a national model for warrior care."Navy Adm. Michael Mullen, former chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, invited Copenhaver to speak at a veteran summit in New York City. Copenhaver said he stills remembers Mullen's...

Facebook CEO on philanthropy: Move slow and build things

...more than 100,000 patients a year. "This is the people's hospital," said Dr. Jim Marks, the hospital's chief of staff.Officials said the couple's gift, the largest in the hospital's history, helped furnish and equip the hospital's...

Kinder Morgan official says Palmetto Pipeline will get built

...workers abound. Among those registered to lobby for Kinder Morgan are Robb Willis, who served the state Senate as chief of staff for the president pro tem and the Senate Appro pria tions Committee. He also briefly served in the lieutenant governor's...

Rants & Raves

Comments from readers: AUGUSTA, YOU HAVE a mayor who can't write his own column, a chief of staff who wants an SUV, druggies on the sheriff's department who should have been arrested, a fire marshal with extortion charges...

Mayor's office helped arrange Kinder Morgan gift

...E-mails obtained by The Augusta Chronicle through an open-records request show that on July 27, Mayor Hardie Davis' chief of staff, Lynthia Owens, met with city risk management staffers to discuss the logistics of installing a "gift of $20...

Two Augustans named in '40 under 40'

...honored as top professionals in the state.Al Dallas, chief of staff for the cancer center at Augusta Univeristy, and Lynthia Owens, the chief of staff for Augusta's mayor, were chosen as two of Georgia...

Augusta commissioners differ on need for purchase of mayor staff car

Mayor Hardie Davis' request for a new car for his chief of staff is either needed government spending or budgetary excess...Grady Smith had a different take and compared Davis' chief of staff, Lynthia Owens, with former Mayor Deke Copenhaver's...

Records show no correspondence with contributors to Mayor Hardie Davis' plagiarized column

...in the city's response was a Sept. 9 Word document sent from Davis' personal e-mail address on his iPad to his chief of staff, Lynthia Owens.The document lists Davis as creator and includes a draft of the entire column, including Svaren's...

USA Basketball looking to build foundation for future

...Americans are in great shape and they know it. Joining Colangelo and Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, earlier Thursday in a leadership seminar at Nellis Air Force Base, Krzyzewski said the Americans have learned from...