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Augusta-area residents make, experience D-Day history

...of Augusta. "You can say it was a complete success and a life-changing epiphany."Presnell's father was a first sergeant of his company, which arrived in Normandy six days after D-Day."Daddy was a member of the Army, and his job...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-06/augusta-area-residents-make-e
Don't shrink our military

...capable of reaching Japan and South Korea.I may be a so-called flat-earther, and just a dumb old retired infantry first sergeant, but now is not the time to reduce the capabilities of our military. Remember Pearl Harbor!My final thoughts are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-02/dont-shrink-our-military
Evelyn Landreth

...Philippines in support of General Douglas MacArthur's Allied Forces. While overseas she met her future husband, First Sergeant Claude Buck Landreth. Married in February 1946, the young couple moved to Augusta, Georgia where Buck was stationed...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170143009
Evelyn Landreth

...Philippines in support of General Douglas MacArthur's Allied Forces. While overseas she met her future husband, First Sergeant Claude Buck Landreth. Married in February 1946, the young couple moved to Augusta, Georgia where Buck was stationed...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170155169
Harry Bly

...in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to the late Harry Arthur Bly and Margaret Elizabeth Neuhnan Bly. He was a retired First Sergeant from the United States Army with over thirty years of service. He was an active Deacon of Piney Grove Baptist Church...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170487748
Augusta-area residents remember JFK assassination

...for the daily inspection; I heard on the radio that the president had been shot. When the company commander and first sergeant came up the stairs I was standing by at the door to the platoon bay. I reported in the proper manner, then told the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-20/augusta-area-residents-rememb
Shutdown jeopardizes long-term veteran payments

...Bishop, attended appointments at the Norwood Medical Center in downtown Augusta.Bishop, a retired Marine Corps first sergeant who served from 1971 to 1995 in various Middle Eastern conflicts, receives 30 percent disability for a heart condition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-14/shutdown-jeopardizes-long-ter
Rants & Raves

...NCO, which means he is supposed to a leader. I am a retired NCO who served in Vietnam during the draft era, my first sergeant in Vietnam would have taken him in his office and had a "wall to wall" counseling session with the young Sergeant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-11/rants-raves
Charles LeValle

...group insurance representative. In 1976, Charles enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserves where he obtained the rank of First Sergeant. After many years as a reservist, he suffered a debilitating illness and was discharged for medical reasons. Charles...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169521216
Walter Morris

...parachute students in training. He pretended to be the First Sergeant, gathered other soldiers in his company, double-timed...Triple Nickels. Walter Morris was invited to be the first sergeant of the outfit. I was elated, he said. My heart...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168206405