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Pavey: Pinetucky always searching for new members

...with churches, farms and mills scattered across a once-rural countryside, vanished in 1941, when the U.S. War Department acquired 55,000 acres and created Fort Gordon.Pierce also spearheaded a fundraising drive that generated seed money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-05-03/pavey-pinetucky-always-s
Claims Clinton is 'establishing legacy'

...President Bill Clinton alone. Could it be he is a man of destiny? During the Civil War, several leaders in the war department complained to President Abraham Lincoln that Gen. Ulysses S. Grant was drinking too much. To this Mr. Lincoln...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/29/op_240377.shtml
Opinion columns
William 'Bill' M. Thweatt (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

...and only company for which he had worked. Mr. Thweatt was a veteran of World War II, serving his country in the War Department Personnel Center, in the Reception Center, in the Special Training Unit and in the Separation Center located at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/23/obi_525055.shtml
Obituaries
Renewed effort to preserve Kettle Creek Battlefield in Wilkes County announced

...there are state historical markers at the 14-acre site, along with an obelisk monument erected there by the U.S. War Department in 1930, the surrounding area and its resources are becoming more and more vulnerable as time goes on."We're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-16/renewed-effort-preserve-kettl
Pinetucky gave way to greater good when Camp Gordon built

...tranquil settlement southwest of Augusta was rapid and complete ? and began almost 72 years ago, when the U.S. War Department arrived to create what is known today as Fort Gordon."It wasn't just a single place," said archivist Ed Brown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-07/pinetucky-gave-way-greater-go
Augusta won bid for soldiers

...Mexican border. A month later, the War Department authorized the building of cantonments...Army divisions authorized by the War Department. There was stiff competition...general in the Civil War. The War Department selected the camp for the 28th...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/20/met_268215.shtml
Metro | Daniel Field | Augusta State University
Rants and raves

...politicians in Washington are trying to run this war, and they don't do a good job. We need to leave it to the war department and the president. They're going to mess this thing all up if they don't leave it alone. Those politicians are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2004-05-12/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Army Corps of Engineers contractors exploring site of Augusta Ordnance Depot

...information about the site.The 30.1-acre storage yard near Sunset Avenue and 15th Street was leased by the U.S. War Department from 1918 to 1955 and used as a shipping and storage yard for the Augusta Arsenal about three miles away.Known as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-04-03/army-corps-engineers-con
This day in history: August 7

...Purple Heart, a decoration to recognize merit in enlisted men and non-commissioned officers. 1789 The U.S. War Department was established by Congress. 1912 The Progressive Party nominated Theodore Roosevelt for president. 1942 U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/07/met_267341.shtml
Metro
Local Civil Air Patrol celebrates 70th birthday

...established a week before the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941 as a union of private pilots scouting for the enemy. The War Department armed some of the pilots on the East Coast with depth charges, and they promptly sank two U-boats. A German submariner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-04-19/local-civil-air-patrol-celeb