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Birdie helps Retief Goosen qualify for the British Open

...lost his left leg above the knee while serving in Iraq. It has taken him one step below the PGA Tour.Pfeifer, a retired Army corporal and Idaho native, has been given a sponsor's exemption to play next week in the Albertsons Boise Open on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-30/birdie-helps-retief-goosen-q
Memorial Day services honor sacrifice

Memorial Day is very personal for Vietnam War veteran Quin Herlik.Herlik, a retired Army colonel with 30 years of service, served two tours in southeast Asia during the mid- and late 1960s as a pilot and later as commander...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-25/memorial-day-services-honor-s
Georgia post to give Vietnam vets homecoming they never had

...that we return that sense of honor, that we give it back to them for what they did."Chaffee, a 76-year-old retired Army sergeant major, served during Vietnam in a quartermaster unit that kept soldiers supplied with food and ammunition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-25/georgia-post-give-vietnam-vet
Rants & Raves

...new image." "Image" is shallow and superficial. What counts is depth of character of the tenants. A SPOUSE OF A retired Army veteran, I needed care in the ear clinic. I received it within one day of an appointment. Thank you for your kindness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-07/rants-raves
S.C. State gets $100,000 donation from its alumni association

...House and Senate move."Last month, SC State's board launched an effort to raise $20 million over three years.Retired Army Maj. Gen. Abraham Turner, who's helping, said transparency will be key."Those who are giving must understand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-28/sc-state-gets-100000-donation-its-a
Restricting goals draws foul in neighborhoods

...eliminate the portable neighborhood basketball goal and its accompanying street game might have been a foul.Sias, a retired Army sergeant major and longtime neighborhood activist with the alliance and Sandridge Neighborhood Association, found little...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-17/restricting-goals-draws-
Fort Gordon club nearly doubles grant awards

...banquet April 23 at Fat Man's Mill Cafe at Enterprise Mill. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. The keynote speaker is retired Army Col. Samuel D. Franco.The club, a private nonprofit, is not affiliated with Fort Gordon or the Army. For more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-13/fort-gordon-club-nearly-doub
Registration deadline for special Augusta Commission election is Tuesday

...the commission elected last year to serve as interim commissioner until the election; Cleonard "Sonny" Pittman, a retired Army lieutenant colonel and businessman and Planning Commission member; and Ronald McDonald House Development Director Sean...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-02-11/registration-d
Opinions differ as law preserves Greenwood's segregated war memorial

...for the changes, city officials have been bombarded with pleas to keep the monuments intact.Randall Faulkner, a retired Army major who was raised in Greenwood, promised to contact the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division to petition for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-14/opinions-differ-law-preserves
Harris leads in District 7 fundraising race

...His funds help make up for opponents who likely "outwalked me," he said. "I actually have a job."Pittman, a retired Army lieutenant colonel and former banker, raised the least of the three men and included $2,860 of his own money in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-03-12/harris-leads-d