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Acclaimed Augusta Warrior Project poised to go nationwide

A symposium this week in Augusta could dramatically improve how America cares for an important part of its citizenry - our veterans.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-05-10/acclaimed-august
Childhood cancers up, but deaths down

ATLANTA - In its most comprehensive look at the cancers that most commonly affect youths, the American Cancer Society said in a report Friday that childhood cases continues to increase, but death rates have fallen.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-01-31/childhood-cancers-deaths-dow
Purple Heart caps Augusta Veterans Day ceremony

Fort Gordon commanders on Monday awarded a Purple Heart to a local Army veteran who survived a Korean War hand grenade blast.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-11/purple-heart-caps-augusta-vet
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
Blackberry to explore sale

BlackBerry will consider selling itself after the long-awaited debut of its new phones failed to turn around the struggling smartphone maker.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-12/blackberry-explore-sale
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
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
Augusta Warrior Project needs donations

...timely manner, find a home, get an education and land a job.The group works closely with the VA and the U.S. departments of Defense, Labor, and Housing and Urban Devel op ment. It has representatives at local colleges and has ties with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-28/augusta-warrior-project-needs