Fort Gordon | The Augusta Chronicle

...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 the first to land on Utah Beach during the D-Day Invasion of Normandy. Also during...

Jacob Jay Pearlstein

...Jay joined the army and served as 2nd Lieutenant with the 4th Infantry Division based in Augusta. He landed by ship on Utah Beach...Leaf Cluster, The Presidential Unit Citation, the Combat Infantry Badge and the American Defense Ribbon. When the war was over...

Albert Griffin

...with service during the occupation of Japan, the Korean War, and the Vietnam Campaign. He was also a member of the 24th Infantry Regimental Combat Team Association. Survivors are his wife, Lula Mae Griffin; four daughters, Dr. Debra (Michael) Griffin...

Fort Stewart replaces 468 trees honoring fallen soldiers

...deputy commander of Fort Stewart's 3rd Infantry Division. "If it's a living memorial...soldiers who died serving in the 3rd Infantry are coming to Fort Stewart to see Warriors...April 2003, barely a month after 3rd Infantry troops from Fort Stewart helped lead...

World War II Museum tour visits Battle of Bulge locations 70 years later

...each year.The Battle of the Bulge began in Belgium's Ardennes forest, where the U.S. Army was training newly arrived infantry divisions. Snow and fog hampered the Allied effort, and unknown to U.S. intelligence, Germany was forming up 30 divisions...

Voters opposed Obama

...we are racists. I am old enough to know it was the Democrats who were so vehemently opposed to integration!As a retired infantry soldier, I cannot abide by Obama's disdain for our military; his military staff imposing such ridiculous rules of engagement...

Our spending says much about what we truly value

...about where our hearts are by looking carefully at where we place our treasure. Years ago, when I was living on the pay of an infantry officer in the Army, I heard a sermon titled "The Testimony of the Checkbook."The preacher challenged us listeners to...

Hagel out as defense chief

...military "one of its own." Hagel was the first enlisted military member to become secretary of defense. He was an Army infantry sergeant who risked his life to pull his younger brother to safety while both were serving in Vietnam. Wounded himself in...

Powell honors infantry at museum's opening

...telling a crowd of more than 2,000 people at the grand opening of the National Infantry Museum that "trust is the essence of the infantry." "I am the infantry. Trust me. Follow me," is the tradition that thousands have carried as they...

Leader expects 3rd Infantry home soon

...HINESVILLE, Ga. - Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division will be coming home in January...will elect a government, the 3rd Infantry will begin the process of handing over control of Baghdad to the 4th Infantry of Fort Hood, Texas. Maj. Gen...