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Fort Gordon | The Augusta Chronicle

...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 soldiers were among...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/places/fort-gordon
A hero with humility

...disrupt the military actions of North Vietnamese Communists. He also served in administrative roles, such as helping advise Gen. Creighton Abrams, who was in charge of American military operations during the Vietnam War. Pickens retired a full colonel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-27/hero-humility
99-year-old is friendly face at St. John Towers

...Holt was attending Pace Institute when he was drafted into World War II."I was drafted into the Med ical Corps with the 65th Gen eral Hospital in England with the 8th Air Force," he said.Holt wasn't a medic but served in a support capacity. One of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-26/99-year-old-friendly-face-st-
Homer C. Pickens Jr., decorated Army colonel and Vietnam veteran, dies at 83

...foreign intelligence at Fort McPherson.During his three yearlong stints overseas from 1964 to 1972, he served as an adviser to Gen. Creighton Abrams and a member of the Army Special Forces and Mili tary Assistance Command units. After retirement, he moved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-24/homer-c-pickens-jr-decorated-
Vets' ceremony superb

...incidents.Many thanks for all who put the event together, especially the Department of the Army, Maj. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, Brig. Gen. John Baker and the Public Affairs Office at Fort Gordon. Believe me, this ceremony was well-received...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-20/vets-ceremony-superb
Unarmed troops scrambled to get away from Chattanooga gunman

...members were authorized to have the guns. Reinhold declined to elaborate further on how the troops engaged Abdulazeez.Maj. Gen. Paul W. Brier, commanding general of the 4th Marine Division, said, "I can tell you that our Marines reacted the way you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-23/unarmed-troops-scrambled-g
A monumental mistake

Gen. Sherman is back for another scorched-earth march to the sea.This time, it's to burn all memory of the Confederacy to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-16/monumental-mistake
Army announces troop cuts, says they could expand

...as 2012, the Army had an active-duty force of 570,000.Gen. Ray Odierno, the Army chief of staff, has said he can accept...systems or closing bases.Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, told Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-09/army-announces-troop-cuts-says-they
By the Book: Local artists to mark release of Lee's "Watchman"

...HOME-GROWN HERO. You've traveled on Jimmie Dyess Parkway, but how much do you know about the road's namesake? Maj. Gen. Perry Smith has written a biography of Jimmie Dyess called Courage, Compassion, Marine: The Unique Story of Jimmie Dyess...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-07-09/book-local-artists-mark-
Chattanooga shooting prompts debate on arming military service recruiters

...have to be careful about over-arming ourselves, and I'm not talking about where you end up attacking each other," said Gen. Ray Odierno, the chief of staff of the Army. Instead, he said, it's more about "accidental discharges and everything...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-17/chattanooga-shooting-promp