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Fort Gordon | The Augusta Chronicle

...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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/places/fort-gordon
Vets' ceremony superb

...well taken care of by soldiers passing out bottles of cold water, while the Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps and the 3rd Infantry Regiment Silent Drill Team entertained.Regarding John Barney's June 30 letter to the editor ("Vets recall different end...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-20/vets-ceremony-superb
Army announces troop cuts, says they could expand

...Army converts the 3rd Brigade of the 3rd Infantry Division to a smaller unit known as a...personnel, as the 4th Brigade of the 25th Infantry Division undergoes the same conversion...the size of the 4th Brigade of the 25th Infantry Division, an airborne infantry unit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-09/army-announces-troop-cuts-says-they
Augusta Tech offers troops, veterans space of their own

...financial aid, counseling and tutoring opportunities. Jones' concentration did not falter, a remarkable sight for a former infantry and supply soldier diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.After he enrolled at Augusta Tech on May 1, Jones, 30...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-24/augusta-tech-offers-troop
Birdie helps Retief Goosen qualify for the British Open

...2007 when a roadside bomb blew up a vehicle he was in with members of D Company of the 3rd Airborne Battalion in the 509th Infantry Regiment.Pfeifer has won the 2010 National Amputee Golf Championship, along with three wins at the George W. Bush Warrior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-30/birdie-helps-retief-goosen-q
South Carolina legislator: Take down Confederate flag, 'a symbol of pride in one's hatred'

...Confederate battle flag from its Statehouse dome until a 2000 compromise put a square version of the flag ? the South Carolina Infantry Battle Flag ? on a 30-foot flagpole at the Confederate Soldier Monument directly in front of the Statehouse, along one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-21/south-carolina-legislator-take-down
Fort Gordon honors Vietnam vets with welcome home ceremony

...those who served in this war."The ceremony included performances from the U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps and 3rd Infantry Regiment Silent Drill Team. The celebration calmed to a somber mood for cannon fire and playing of Taps to remember lives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-19/fort-gordon-honors-vietnam-ve
Albert Kitchen Jr.

...graduated from Clemson University in 1949 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. After spending 21 years in the Military as an Infantry Officer, he retired in Columbus, GA. Attending Auburn University he earned his Masters and PhD in History. In 1975, he...

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Across Georgia

...fighting in July 1864.Officials say the area is within a larger "core battlefield" where Confederate trenches, a rare type of infantry and other signs of duels have been found.In other newsA 14-YEAR-OLD BOY who disappeared last week in the Chattahoochee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-08/across-georgia
Isaac McKnight

...American Legion Post #71, VFW Order of the Purple Heart, former Scoutmaster of Troop 65, member of the 101st Airborne 2 Infantry, and a life member of the NRA. He was wounded in WWII and the Korean War. Survivors include two sons, John W. McKnight...

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