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...

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.)

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...

US special operations forces heading to Syria

...there, and follows a visit to the region last week by Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford, the new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.One senior official said that a first group of forces ? possibly a couple of dozen ? will go relatively soon to...

Congress votes to delay rail safety mandate by 3 to 5 years, fund transportation programs

...how to pay for the programs.The Senate also voted to confirm Sarah Feinberg, a former Transportation Department chief of staff, to head the Federal Railroad Administration.Positive train control relies on GPS, radio signals and computers...

Whistleblower complaint by ex-Augusta VA doctor closed

...providers made to the hospital's gastrointestinal clinic.He said he sent repeated warnings to the hospital's former chief of staff about delays, which eventually resulted in three cancer-related deaths in 2011. As a result, Kostromin claims...

City Ink: Mayor's trip seems out of character

...mayor's absence. And they weren't volunteering any information. But when photos of Davis at a summit and his chief of staff, Lynthia Owens, and her husband in front of Big Ben started showing up online, we figured something was up. The mayor...

Mayor Hardie Davis returns from London trip, defends secrecy

Augusta's mayor and his chief of staff returned late Wednesday from a low-profile trip to...Bloomberg and Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser.Davis' chief of staff, Lynthia Owens, went along and brought her husband...