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Acclaimed Augusta Warrior Project poised to go nationwide

...Bob Woodruff Foundation; the USO; Operation Home Front; the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; the U.S. Department of Defense; the University of Southern California; and the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation.It is exciting to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-05-10/acclaimed-august
Purple Heart caps Augusta Veterans Day ceremony

...challenged everyone in the audience to remember three things: veterans are service members for life, the U.S. Department of Defense is committed to their lifelong success and the federal government needs the help of its citizens to fulfill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-11/purple-heart-caps-augusta-vet
Childhood cancers up, but deaths down

...cancers, but others remain incurable and untreatable," said Jennifer Cullen, a cancer epidemiologist with the U.S. Department of Defense. She wrote an editorial accompanying the report, which is being published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-01-31/childhood-cancers-deaths-dow
Corps of Engineers water management site target of attempted cyber attack

...visitors of Thurmond Lake, has been redesigned to be more user-friendly and visually appealing, Wicke said.The new site is undergoing a series of security checks to meet Web protocol for the U.S. Department of Defense, he said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-04/corps-engineers-water-managem
North Augusta Public Safety Department gets armored vehicle

...membership fee of $1,000, the agency has acquired more than $1 million in equipment and property from the U.S. Department of Defense.Lt. Tim Thornton said the MRAP vehicle is the most expensive item they have acquired.Items obtained over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-09-23/north-augusta-public-s
Across the region

...soldier who was based in Colorado has died of combat injuries in Afghanistan, military officials said.The U.S. Department of Defense said Sunday that 28-year-old Staff Sgt. Joshua J. Bowden died Aug. 31.Bowden, who was from the west...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-02/across-region
U.S. Department of Defense delays furlough notices at least two weeks

Civilians working for the U.S. Department of Defense have at least two more weeks before furlough notices will be handed down.The Pentagon announced the delay this week to allow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-22/us-department-defense-dela
Fort Gordon employees to get furlough notices

...representatives at the Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office said they have received no "official word" from the U.S. Department of Defense on how or when furloughs might be implemented."As decisions are made at the national level, it takes time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-02/fort-gordon-employees-get-fur
Fort Gordon employees bracing for furloughs

The uncertainty surrounding civilian furloughs in the U.S. Department of Defense lingered Wednesday as Fort Gordon employees braced for the next two weeks, when officials said they will be "served" with letters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-15/fort-gordon-employees-bracing
Soldier from Beech Island killed in Afghanistan

...among four killed this week while serving in Afghanistan, according to information released on Thursday by the U.S. Department of Defense.Spc. Ember M. Alt, 21, died Tuesday in Bagram of wounds sustained after enemy forces attacked her unit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-20/soldier-beech-island-killed-a