Curation program helps veterans in Augusta to find a new start

...graduating the program in September, the former soldier who sustained a traumatic brain injury in Iraq in 2005 from an explosive device hopes to become a motivational speaker for veterans suffering from similar psychological scars."The program they...

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...Free Press reported. They have a 5-month-old daughter.Smith lost his legs after stepping on an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in 2012. Philan thro pist Mike Fitzpatrick and the nonprofit Steps 2 Hope picked the couple to receive...

Wounded veterans united by golf visit Masters

...between both countries, but it makes lifelong friendships," said Brazelton, who was injured by an improvised explosive device in 2009 in Iraq. He received treatment at Fort Gordon's Warrior Transition Unit.Davies, a veteran of the Royal...

Run to honor fallen Marines, sailors begins

...2nd Lt. James Cathey, when he laced up his running shoes Friday night. Cathey, who was killed by an improvised explosive device in Iraq on Aug. 21, 2005, never met his baby boy and left behind his loving wife."I lost several friends throughout...

Wounded soldiers, disabled take advantage of Savannah River Site deer hunt

...watched volunteers unload his 144-pound, eight-point buck.Wallace, who lost both of his legs when an improvised explosive device tore through his Humvee in Afghanistan, said hunting was his escape. Few things are as satisfying as watching a...

Deputy shot, suspect dead at Georgia courthouse

...checked the home in a hilly, wooded neighborhood, fearing he may have set explosive traps around the property. While explosive devices were found inside the home, they were not set to detonate, Piper said. Marx had left his house several days before...

Blast injuries can be subtle, long-lasting

...killed and 50,500 were wounded, the vast majority were caused by explosions, according to the report.Improvised explosive devices accounted for 75 percent of all injuries, the report said. Advances in treatment and personal protection led to...

Explosive device found in Augusta yard

The Richmond County Bomb Squad is at the 700 block of Hickman Road after an explosive device was discovered in a yard.Traffic has been stopped in the area while bomb technicians collect the device. They will take it to...

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...vehicle.In other newsA MAN CHARGED with stealing about $38,000 from a Coffee County bank in April has pleaded not guilty. Authorities say Nevada Powell, 33, was armed with a shotgun and left behind a fake explosive device at the bank.

Neymar's World Cup ends after injury in quarterfinals

...precaution.The Federal Police said in a statement it investigated a bomb threat near Maracana stadium but that no explosive device was found.Further details were not provided.Few people were near the metro station when the bomb squad acted...