Soldiers

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Base Replaces 468 Trees Honoring Fallen Soldiers

In the decade since this Army post in southeast Georgia began planting trees to honor each of its soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, the living memorial known as Warriors Walk has become hallowed ground where friends and families remember the fallen and visiting dignitaries, including a president, come to pay respects.

12/11/2014

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Prosecutor: Ex-Soldier Wanted Her Kids In Militia

A prosecutor says a former soldier wanted her four children to grow up and join a Georgia militia group that she and other active-duty Army troops are accused of organizing to plot bomb attacks in Savannah and poison apple crops in Washington state.

01/31/2013

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Georgia Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Army Militia Plot

A 22-year-old Georgia man pleaded guilty Tuesday to more than 30 charges for his involvement with a group of Army soldiers who authorities say planned acts of domestic terrorism.

01/23/2013

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Ft Stewart Soldiers Coming Home For Holidays

FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) — Christmas is here early for 200 Fort Stewart soldiers who have just come home from Afghanistan. Several of the Georgia-based troops had surprises waiting for them as they reunited with […]

WAOK-AM–12/04/2012

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Soldiers In Obama Plot Face Death Penalty

LUDOWICI, Ga. (AP/WAOK) — A prosecutor says he will seek the death penalty against the three Georgia-based Army soldiers accused of killing two people to protect an anti-government militia. District Attorney Tom Durden announced in […]

WAOK-AM–08/30/2012

File photo of two men in prison. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Ex-Army Officers Charged With Stealing Millions In Federal Funds

Two ex-Army officers are facing charges of stealing more than $2.7 million from the U.S. government while serving in Saudi Arabia.

05/08/2012

A woman has been sentenced to prison after she protested outside Fort Benning for the Army to close a controversial training school. (credit: Mathieu RABECHAULT/AFP/Getty Images)

Ft. Benning To Train Fewer Troops

FORT BENNING, Ga. (AP) – Military officials say Fort Benning is expected to train 35,000 fewer troops in the 2012 fiscal year than it did in 2011. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports the post will train […]

WAOK-AM–01/19/2012

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