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Local VA-military partnership adds Columbia hospitals

...expanding into South Carolina to form the largest sharing partnership among medical facilities managed by the U.S. departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs.The newly renamed Georgia-Lina Federal Healthcare Executive Coun cil announced last...
Georgia communities tout veterans in workforce sales pitch

ATLANTA - Georgia's population of working-age military veterans give the state an often unrecognized quality work force, experts say, an asset communities such as Augusta are trying to promote.
Augusta cyber sector vibrant

...these activities, visit BaggettEvans (The writer is a technical adviser to the U.S. Department of Defense for the SANS Institute.)
Ruling for South Carolina's rural schools is encouraging for reform

Time has expired. What we do now in education must matter - and it must produce results.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.