Savannah-Based Army Ranger Killed in Afghanistan

1st Battalion/75th Ranger Regiment Sergeant First Class Christopher Celiz of Summerville, South Carolina, while serving in Afghanistan, was wounded by small arms fire (12 July 2018) during combat operations. He “was treated immediately and medically evacuated to the nearest medical treatment facility where he died of his wounds” (Army Special … read more

The Death of Army Corporal Joseph Maciel

Corporal Joseph Maciel, a member of the Army’s first Security Force Assistance Brigade, was killed in Afghanistan during the first full weekend of July (2018). Early indications are that Corporal Maciel was the victim of an “inside attack,” likely meaning that his assailant was a member of the Afghan Army … read more

Winn Army Community Hospital Change of Command

Today (13 July 2018) is an historic one for Winn ACH serving Fort Stewart.  For the first time in its 36-year history, the hospital will be led by an all-female command team.  Colonel Michelle Munroe officially takes command today from transitioning commander, COL Christopher Warner. Assisting COL Munroe on her … read more

USCG Captain J. Marshall Branch Change of Command

Captain Marshall Branch completed his two-year tour as Commanding Officer at Coast Guard Air Station Savannah, on June 22, 2018, with his Change of Command Ceremony.  Commander Brian C. Erickson then assumed command of the Air Station.  Officiating the ceremony was the commander of the Seventh Coast Guard District (Miami), … read more

Third Infantry Division Colors Uncasing Ceremony May 18, 2018

The Command Staff and the men and women of the 3rd ID’s Headquarters Battalion were formally welcomed home with an uncasing of their colors ceremony, held indoors at Club Stewart (due to rain).  BG Sean Bernabe, Commanding General, Task Force Marne, thanked those installation staff members who kept the Fort … read more

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