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...

Be proud of VA staffers

...am proud to assist. A 59-year-old Marine was in emergency care at an Augusta VA...expectancy of only a few days.The uninsurable Marine had military-related hypertension conditions...accredited claims agent in Atlanta.Since the Marine was not expected to live more than a couple...

Veterans find VA 'choice' care program has delays

...the time I left the Augusta VA to begin my first physical therapy session closer to my home in Washington, Ga.," said the Marine Corps veteran, who served from June 1976 to January 1989. "The system is not working. It's broken."The Veterans Choice...

Marine copter crash kills 1, injures 9

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. -- One Marine has been killed and 9 others were hurt...statement.Alvis said the name of the dead Marine would not be released for 24 hours.One...assigned to Heavy Helicopter Squadron-464, Marine Aircraft group-29, 2nd Marine Aircraft...

Allen accepting applications for U.S. military service academies

...number of constituents who meet the eligibility requirements to attend the U.S. Military, Naval, Air Force or Merchant Marine academies."These institutions offer those interested in serving our country a first class education and unique opportunities...

My wife, like all women and Marines, tolerates pain much better than I

...In a few words, not so well.CBS News reported that in a Marine Corps experiment to help decide the future of women in war...I'll tough it out."The TV report went on to say that the Marine Corps experiment put enlisted men and women together for months...

Plans for construction of turbines for wind energy raises concerns in South Carolina

...putting up a wind turbine and running a power line to shore. Regulators say the impacts of the industry on everything from marine creatures to what the giant turbines would look like from shore must be considered.The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management...

Marine Corps adjusts security at facilities including two Augusta locations after Chattanooga shootings

The Marine Corps altered security procedures at its...Garron Garn, public affairs officer for the Marine Corps Recruiting Command."Due to operational...thwart potential incidents."The Navy-Marine Corps Operational Support Center on Central...

Hundreds mourn Marine killed in Chattanooga shootings

WOODSTOCK, Ga. - A U.S. Marine killed in attacks on military facilities...the path to the front entrance, and a Marine honor guard escorted Wells' flag-draped coffin into the building.Marine 1st Sgt. John Coyne said he got to know...

'True heroes'

...should deport known radicals. And the U.S. government needs to get a better handle on who it's letting in.In the meantime, whom would you want sitting next to you on a train?We vote for a U.S. soldier, sailor, airman or Marine.