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  1. Appeal stalls mailing property tax billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Coastal Courier

    Liberty County property owners will be getting their tax bills late due to appeals from the company who owns the lease on more than $243 million worth of private property on Fort Stewart that was added to the county's tax digest for the first time in 2016. The ground it sits on is part of the federal reservation and cannot be taxed, but officials believe they can tax the privately owned property on the base.

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  2. Wreaths for Warriors Walk SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Coastal Courier

    Brenda Luxmore, mother of Cpl. Bryant J. Luxmore, touches a stone memorializing her son at his tree during Wreaths for Warriors Walk on Fort Stewart last year.

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  3. Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce meets to reflect on 2016, plan for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... we're deepening the harbor so that's important. We got good news from some of the BRAC information going on at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. So, really things are good, a lot of momentum going into 2017," said Triplett. "We want the rest of ...

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  4. Georgia congressional delegation wants more attack helicopters at Hunter Army AirfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | SavannahNow

    ... anything else," Carter said. "a If there is another BRAC, this helps us." Hunter and its parent installation, Fort Stewart, represent a power projection platform for the U.S. military, due in part to their ability to rapidly marshal and deploy ...

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  5. Georgia Power Georgia Power dedicates new 30-MW solar facility at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | Electric Energy Online

    Leaders from Georgia Power and the U.S. Army joined elected officials, community leaders and other dignitaries at Fort Stewart near Hinesville, Ga. to dedicate a new 30 megawatt on-base solar facility.

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  6. 'What if she'd died in my arms?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives Command. He ran to his car, calling 911 on the way. Holbrook Pond at his Fort Stewart base in Georgia isn't big; he thinks it took him about two minutes before he headed into the water. Currie dropped his phone and ...

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  7. Army, Georgia Power build 250-acre solar energy farm on Fort StewartRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | SavannahNow

    The U.S. Army and Georgia Power Co. have installed a 250-acre solar energy farm on Fort Stewart. 2 comments

  8. 250 acres of solar panels added to Ft. Stewart's infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... post has a new source of power as well. Commanders called it a huge step to add 250 acres of solar panels to Fort Stewart's infrastructure. The solar array will generate a large portion of the installation's needs. "This array will provide ...

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  9. Georgia Power dedicates new 30-MW solar facility at Fort StewartRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | PR Newswire

    The 30 MW alternating current, or 42 MW direct current, solar generation facility is the fourth completed by Georgia Power in collaboration with the military, joining similar on-base solar facilities recently unveiled with the U.S. Army at Forts Benning and Gordon, as well as the Department of the Navy at Naval Submarine Base Georgia Power is currently developing more than 150 MW of solar generation to serve the state's electric customers through five large-scale projects with the U.S. Army and DON. Construction of the fifth project at Marine Corps Logistics Base Leaders from Georgia Power and the U.S. Army joined elected officials, community leaders and other dignitaries at Fort Stewart near Hinesville, Ga.

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  10. Savannah/Hilton Head airport, Chamber, iHeart Media help military members make it home for holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | SavannahNow

    ... are Staff Sgt. Melissa Fischl, Kaneohe, Hawaii; Pvt. 1st Class Micah Curtis and Staff Sgt. Ray Johnstone of Fort Stewart; and Pvt. 1st Class Sergio Medina and Sgt. Shane Richter of Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. Johnstone, a staff sergeant in ...

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  11. Acing the Course: Local students dominate Savannah Bridge RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | SavannahNow

    ... Morning News) Terry Cox, a military veteran who now works as a personal trainer at Hunter Army Airfield and Fort Stewart, stretches before running the Savannah Bridge Run Saturday morning with one of his clients, Dion Williams. (Josh ...

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  12. Isakson, Perdue, Carter Applaud Army Announcement for Fort StewartRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | The Common Ills

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Contact: Isakson Press Office, 202-224-7777 Perdue Press Office, 202-224-3521 Carter Press Office, 202-834-0386 Senator Johnny Isakson is the chair of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee and his office issued the following Wednesday:

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  13. Army to convert IBCT to ABCT on StewartRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | The Coastal Courier

    ... Carter (R-Ga.) "applauded the decision" by the Army. "The addition of another Armor Brigade Combat Team to Fort Stewart's 3rd Infantry Division continues to highlight Georgia's role in our nation's ability to project power and provide security ...

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  14. VIDEO: Second Civil War-era ordnance found, blown up in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | SavannahNow

    ... crew on this site. (Josh Galemore/Savannah Morning News) Construction workers watch as EOD Technicians from Fort Stewart clear the area where they detonated a cannonball behind the Charles Morris Center on Wednesday morning. (Josh Galemore/Savannah ...

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  15. Army to transition Fort Stewart infantry brigade to heavy armorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The Army will transition one of its light infantry brigades into a heavy armored brigade in the summer as it looks to bolster its ability to respond to potential military threats posed by other nations, the service announced Wednesday. The 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, based at Fort Stewart in Georgia, will begin exchanging its light infantry equipment in mid-2017 for tanks, infantry fighting vehicles with upgraded armor and self-propelled howitzer cannons, according to an Army statement.

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  16. Fort Stewart's Spartan Brigade to become Army's newest armored brigadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | SavannahNow

    ... - but as an infantry brigade rather than armored one. None of the 2nd Brigade's units will be moved from Fort Stewart, and there will be "just a slight reduction" in its 4,200-soldier force as it changes to armored vehicles, Ellis said. The brigade ...

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  17. Army announces conversion of Fort Stewart-based Infantry Brigade November 30, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | The United States Army

    The Department of the Army announced today that the 2nd Brigade Combat Team of the 3rd Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia, will convert from an Infantry Brigade Combat Team to an Armored Brigade Combat Team . Conversion of the 4,200 Soldier IBCT to an ABCT, equipped with Abrams tanks and Bradley fighting vehicles, better postures the Army to execute contingency plans in response to future potential adversaries.

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  18. Second Civil War-era ordnance found, blown up in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | SavannahNow

    ... a cannonball-shaped black powder landmine or a mortar round, was blown up about 9 a.m. by EOD soldiers from Fort Stewart near the Charles H. Morris Center off of East Broad Street. The first device, which was found over the weekend, was detonated ...

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  19. Unexploded Civil War Cannonball Found In Georgia, Bomb Squad SummonedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Jalopnik

    ... Bomb Squad immediately secured the area. With the help of an Army explosives demolition team from nearby Fort Stewart, the two confirmed that the object was indeed a real cannonball and not a car race . At about 5:30 p.m. after appropriate safety ...

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  20. All clear given after controlled explosion conducted in downtown SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | WTVM

    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department's Bomb Squad with Fort Stewart's Army EOD will conduct a controlled explosion Wednesday morning of a Civil War-era cannonball found at an excavation site near Broughton and Barr streets. The explosion will take place at approximately 9 a.m. on Wednesday.

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