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Blast injuries can be subtle, long-lasting

...series of reports on military injuries dating back to the Persian Gulf War. In the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, where...wounded to dead grew from 3.2 survivors per death in the Persian Gulf War to 9.7 per death in the latest conflict, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-02-23/blast-injuries-can-be-subtle
A late win, a big engagement and Rory McIlroy is ready to start a new year

...McIlroy was No. 1 in the world when he played Abu Dhabi last year, the start of the European Tour's swing through the Persian Gulf. Now he's No. 7, making him the third-ranked player in Abu Dhabi behind Henrik Stenson (No. 3) and Phil Mickelson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-01-14/late-win-big-engagement-and-
Oil prices might fall on easing tensions with Iran

...Iran in the past has threated to block or attack oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz, a narrow passage in the Persian Gulf through which one-fifth of the world's oil passes.Also, traders worried that the West would further tighten limits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-25/oil-prices-might-fall-easi
Mark Hodges

...a long illness. Mark was a retired USAF Sgt. with 20 years service, including service in Saudi Arabia during the Persian Gulf War. Mark was loved by family and many friends. He was always ready with a smile, even during his illness. Mark...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168604312
Postcards are counting down to fall

...at sthrumond@duplicatingsystems.com. TODAY'S JOKE: Charlie Williams shares this:After being at sea in the Persian Gulf for 90 straight days, a sailor registered a complaint."Chief," he said, "I joined the Navy to see the world...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-19/postcards-are-counting-down-f
PTSD, addiction, lack of jobs feed homelessness among Augusta veterans

...helicopters evacuate the former Army engineer's friends after they have been fatally wounded while serving beside him in the Persian Gulf War.Free of the constant reminders that he is broke, unemployed and alone.Free of the stress of doing regular battle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-17/ptsd-addiction-lack-jobs-feed
Sequestration cuts are deep

...military support across the globe. As Iran spins its centrifuges faster, we cut our aircraft carriers patrolling the Persian Gulf from two to one. As North Korea threatens to detonate nuclear weapons, sequestration cuts have grounded one-third...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-04-28/sequestration-cuts-are-d
Bridge named for Fort Gordon's first black commander, Lt. Gen. Robert E. Gray

...1994. In 1997, he retired from the Army after more than 31 years.He oversaw Fort Gordon's expansion after the Persian Gulf War and initiated technological changes.During the dedication, Col. Robert Barker, garrison commander at Fort Gordon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-06-05/bridge-named-fort-gordons-fi
Killer ended lives that held dreams, promise

...plans to re-enlist in the Navy and the goal of becoming a Navy SEAL.The 26-year-old served three tours in the Persian Gulf and North Arabian Sea between 2004 and 2009, said close friend James Gill of Brighton, Colo."It was guts or glory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-07-24/killer-ended-lives-held-dreams-prom
Draft order would give companies cyberthreat info

...speech last week in New York by pointing to the Shamoon virus that destroyed thousands of computer systems owned by Persian Gulf oil and gas companies. Shamoon, which spreads quickly through networked computers and ultimately wipes out files by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-10-19/draft-order-would-give-com