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Obama signs veterans' health care overhaul

...over systemwide problems that have rocked the Department of Veterans Affairs.With service members, lawmakers and military leaders looking on, Obama put his pen to the bill at Fort Belvoir, an Army base south of Washington, where he held up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-07/obama-signs-veterans-health-
Fort Gordon parachuting piques career ideas for soldiers

...to travel to Augusta from Fort Bragg, N.C., to jump from 1,200 feet onto Barton Field, a drop zone that military leaders described as a rare experience, even more so than the German and Japanese landing areas over which special-ops...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-28/fort-gordon-parachuting-piqu
Post exchange construction loses 40 days to winter

...expansion was announced nearly three months before the Army decided to relocate its Cyber Command to Fort Gordon, local military leaders characterize the two projects as "blessings" that overlap nicely.The Post Exchange is expected to nearly double...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-23/post-exchange-construction-l
Ramblin' Rhodes: Country Music Awards was truckful of randomness

...the Augusta area but also notable politicians, religious leaders, community minded folks and also business and military leaders. COMING UP DOWN THE ROAD:? Saturday, April 26: Earth Day at Phinizy Swamp; New Lock & Dam Road, near Bush...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-04-16/ramblin-rhodes-countr
'Culture of disrespect' among athletes blamed for military academy sex assaults

...two-thirds were at the Air Force Academy.It also notes that alcohol is often a factor in sexual assaults, and it urges military leaders to do more to restrict and monitor drinking and liquor sales.Athletes and sports teams are coming under increased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-01-09/culture-disrespect-among-
2 Civil War museums in US team up for new center

...its collections to the men who fought for the South and their descendants, in particular Lee and other Southern military leaders. Themuseums have collaborated in the past. Rawls said the merger is "a natural evolution of that relationship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-23/2-civil-war-museums-us-team-new-cen
Columbia County leaders optimistic about growth

...he said.Anderson said the prospects are good for another surge of growth in Fort Gordon's near future, should military leaders select the post for a new Cyber Center of Excellence to unify and modernize Army cyber-related training efforts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-09-26/columbia-county-leaders-
We should stay out of Syria

...it's that our country's leaders have egos too large to stop a war that is ineffective, even after American military leaders admit to the public that our reasons for invading Iraq were based on false intelligence.History repeats itself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-09-07/we-should-stay-out-syria
With ROTC program gone, Augusta loses pride, opportunity

...I always felt privileged to serve at an institution that provided the nation with well-educated and committed military leaders. I also took pride in an ROTC battalion that was not limited to ASU students. At various times, men and women...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-10-12/rotc-program-gon
Civilian furloughs end at Fort Gordon

...costs and the possibility of forcing civilian employees to take up to 22 days of unpaid leave.In early January, military leaders began civilian hiring freezes, layoffs of temporary workers and significant cuts in facilities maintenance. They...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-23/civilian-furloughs-end-fort-g