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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
Family traces father's emotional journey on, after D-Day

...whose families were restored to freedom by our father's unit, the 30th Infantry, known as "Old Hickory." All of them strive to preserve the history of the 30th Infantry. Each had extensive research notes, and have personal museums of artifacts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-06/family-traces-fa
Comer Lawson

...a veteran of the United States Army serving his country honorably during the Korean Conflict and a recipient of the Combat Infantry Badge. Rev. Lawson was a minister of the gospel for over 58 years and a member of Pine Grove United Methodist Church. Survivors...

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60 years later, soldier's remains back in Georgia

...Hilton Head International Airport Thursday morning where the private's remains were escorted by an honor guard from the 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team.For the family, Hall said, seeing the soldiers salute the flag-draped casket...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-21/60-years-later-soldiers-rema
Operation Warfighter offers veterans career opportunities

...during work. He eventually found work as a garbageman, collecting trash with two former convicts, before joining the Army infantry.Moize, 28, suffers from a long list of service-related injuries. He has permanent nerve damage in his right leg, nerve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-22/operation-warfighter-off
Augusta-area residents make, experience D-Day history

...years," said Shaw, wiping away tears. "I'm still trying to forget it."Shaw, 90, of Martinez, served in the 69th infantry division during World War II and arrived in Normandy the day after D-Day."I was part of the second wave of troops into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-06/augusta-area-residents-make-e
My vest is staying on

...service, duty, country, God, Jesus Christ, love, brotherhood and respect.I am a wounded disabled veteran ? combat infantry ? and a member of the American Legion Riders. I spilled my life's blood on foreign soil for the principles our country...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-03/my-vest-staying
Thousands expected in Normandy for D-Day anniversary

...largest armada in history lined up across the horizon.Turning to face the beach, it was impossible not to imagine the waves of infantry, "tumbling just like corn cobs off of a conveyor belt" under German machine gun fire as the first troops landed, in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-05-10/tourists-will-invade-normandy-d-day
Ronny Sayers

...save a boy from drowning. Dr. Sayers graduated from the USMA at West Point in 1962 as a 2nd LT. He continued on to attend Infantry, Airborne and Ranger Schools and became a member of the 101st Airborne Division. Dr. Sayers went on to graduate from the...

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Jimmie Anderson Sr.

...he was awarded many military honors including the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Combat Infantry Badge and Special Forces Tab. Additionally he was a Master Parachutist and a Military Freefall Jumpmaster. After his retirement...

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