Barrow to hold annual military academy day

...nomination is required for students wishing to enter one of the service academies for the Army, Navy, Air Force and merchant marines. Students submit applications to Barrow's office and are evaluated by his Academy Nomination Advisory Com mittee, which...

Fort Gordon | The Augusta Chronicle

...who provide communications technology to the armed forces. Other branches of the military, including the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, send their troops to Fort Gordon for communications training. Personnel from the Army and other branches...

Ashley Lauren Foster - Aaron John Lanzel

...of the groom. Swordsmen were CDR Timothy Clark (US Navy), LT Daniel Christensen (US Navy), CAPT Benjamin Morris (US Marine Corps), LT Joshua Sink (US Navy), and ENS Rory Quiller (US Navy) The readers were Ms. Jeanette Walter of Sugar Grove...

Labor Day holiday signals end to sluggish sea turtle nesting season

...counted by volunteers walking the shoreline each morning dropped this year to 18, compared to 21 a year ago.At the Tybee Island Marine Science Center, which coordinates those volunteers, director Maria Procopio said she's not discouraged that nest numbers...

3 charged in attack on disabled SC vet

...Patrick Smith of Charlotte also face the same charges. It was not immediately clear if they had attorneys.Wayne Whiteside served two tours in Vietnam and his home flies the Marine Corps and American flags and has other Marines regalia.

Iraq stance shameful

As a Marine Vietnam veteran, I have never been more ashamed of a country and its president. President Obama's attempt to stay out of the...

Obama 'pathetic' on Iraq

As a Marine Vietnam veteran, I have never been more ashamed of a country and its president than now. President Obama's pathetic attempt...

Rants & Raves

...Taliban terrorists for one alleged American deserter. Why doesn't he trade 60,000 Central American children for one U.S. Marine? MICHELLE NUNN HAVING a "political pedigree" is enough to make anybody vote against her. CALLING OBAMA'S leanings "radical-left...

World War vets meet, socialize at luncheon

...WAVE; Sgt. George Trusler, Marines; 1st Lt. Raymond Lundquest...Gil Ward joined the Merchant Marine when he was 19. He told the...him, Gehle said the Merchant Marine had never received much credit...served our nation as Merchant Marines," he said.A few moments...

Georgia Military College seeks graduates who have fought since World War I

...War II, and 46 gave their lives. Of those, 1,175 served in the Army, 435 in the Navy, 105 in the Marines and 100 in the Merchant Marine. The branch of service of the others is not documented.Simpson said she has sent letters to alumni...