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Georgia post to give Vietnam vets homecoming they never had

...groups have played a large part in celebrating the service of Fort Stewart soldiers, said post spokesman Kevin Larson, and commanders felt they owed Vietnam veterans something in return."It's important that we say 'Welcome home, job well done,' even...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-25/georgia-post-give-vietnam-vet
Soldier focuses on family as deployment nears

...October, Sgt. Dwayne Davis knew the drill last month when Army commanders announced they would send his unit overseas to assist U...war fighters," said Lt. Col. R. Todd Stewart, a deputy commander with the 35th Signal Brigade. "Daily training, conducted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-24/soldier-focuses-family-deploy
Deputy James D. Paugh | The Augusta Chronicle

...26, fatally shot Paugh before taking his own life. An Army psychiatrist said Friday that he repeatedly warned Fort Gordon commanders of the dangers of a soldier who ended up shooting and killing a Richmond County sheriff?s deputy before killing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/deputy-james-d-paugh
Memorial Day services honor sacrifice

...Asia during the mid- and late 1960s as a pilot and later as commander of his aviation unit.In 1969, Herlik became a prisoner...down and killed," Herlik said. "And the hardest part a commander has to do is write a letter to the next of kin, who was a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-25/memorial-day-services-honor-s
Navy divers to help raise confederate warship artifacts

...Whereas these artifacts will be preserved for future generations," said Chief Warrant Officer Jason Potts, the on-scene commander for the CSS Georgia operation.The weapons, which include four cannons and about 50 projectiles that are either rifle shells...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-24/navy-divers-help-raise-confederate-
Fort Gordon | The Augusta Chronicle

...according to a history of Fort Gordon published by Fort Gordon's command historian office. The camp was named after a Civil War commander from Georgia, Gen. John B. Gordon. One of the first units to train at the camp was the 4th Infantry Division. Its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/places/fort-gordon
Doctor says military failed soldier who killed police officer

...repeatedly warned Fort Gordon commanders of the dangers of a soldier...he said. "However, his commander said the Army didn't agree...Once again, I told his commander that this is a dangerous situation...regulations state that the commander and counselor are jointly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-15/doctor-says-military-failed-s
Can Iran be trusted?

...the mullahs who rule it, has made it clear it intends to acquire nuclear weapons. The United States, through its feckless commander in chief, has made it clear that a nuclear-weaponized Iran is acceptable, as long as that happens several years from now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-24/can-iran-be-trusted
Spiritual leader missed

In March, I lost a dear friend ? Gen. Eva Burrows, the international commander of the Salvation Army. History will recall her life as one of a great leader.Our friendship began in the late 1980s, when I was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-21/spiritual-leader-missed
K-9 training takes place in Augusta

...training, but it's best when we can come together and do it," Cpl. Bruce Williams, Richmond County sheriff's bomb squad commander, said of the event that attracted 28 of the 46 Georgia task forces.During a morning session handlers exchanged older explosives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-21/k-9-training-takes-pla