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Food Stamp Usage Levels Off at Commissaries

8:40 AM, Oct 30, 2013

Use of food stamps in commissaries continued to rise last year, although not as sharply as in previous years, according to Defense Commissary Agency data.

Commission Weighs Merger Between Guard and Reserve

8:20 AM, Oct 30, 2013

The National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force, seen here Oct. 24, is considering a proposal to merge the Air Force Reserves and Guard.

Sell Your Candy, Support a Soldier

7:34 PM, Oct 29, 2013

The time is here for Tootsie Rolls, Blow Pops, and chocolate to fill bags for trick-or- treaters.

Military Test of Body Fat Faces Criticism

10:27 AM, Oct 28, 2013

Doctors say a number of military personnel are turning to liposuction to remove excess fat from around the waist so they can pass the Pentagon's body fat test.

Enlisted Clothing Allowances Up Slightly in 2014

8:22 AM, Oct 28, 2013

The value of the initial clothing bag for male airmen will increase $26.88 this year to $1,490.92. Female airmen's clothing bag will increase $33.75 to $1,701.03.

Military Bases Open Their Doors to Home-Schoolers

11:59 AM, Oct 26, 2013

 A growing number of military parents want to end the age-old tradition of switching schools for their kids.

Studies Highlight RAFB Region Strengths and Weaknesses

6:15 PM, Oct 24, 2013

The 21st Century Partnership released studies Thursday, showing how Robins compares to other defense communities. The information will be used to prepare for future rounds of BRAC.

One in Custody After Shooting at Tenn. Navy Base

3:38 PM, Oct 24, 2013

A Navy recruiter who had been relieved of duty shot two people. Injuries are not life-threatening.

Thunderbirds to Fly Again in 2014

1:11 PM, Oct 24, 2013

The Thunderbirds are returning in fiscal 2014, but the Air Force's overall budget for their shows and other community outreach programs will be less than half of what it was before sequestration hit.

Academy May Drop 'So Help Me God' from Oath

12:17 PM, Oct 23, 2013

The Air Force Academy is considering dropping or changing its honor oath because it has the phrase "so help me God."

History-Laden Unit Returns from Last Deployment

11:21 AM, Oct 23, 2013

Soldiers with a regiment whose roots trace to World War II's fabled "Band of Brothers" are set to return from their final deployment to Afghanistan.

Navy Blue Angels to Resume Performances Next Year

2:10 PM, Oct 22, 2013

The Navy's daredevil fighter jet pilots, the Blue Angels, are set to return to the skies above air shows nationwide in 2014.

U.S. Sends Armored Vehicles to the United Nations

10:41 PM, Oct 21, 2013

U.S. aids the efforts to destroy chemical weapons in Syria.

One-Percent Raise Likely for Troops Next Year

10:04 AM, Oct 21, 2013

Troops are due a 1 percent increase under a presidential order signed in August, which is the same raise scheduled for federal civilians.

Savannah Hosts Veterans' Mental Health Conference

10:00 AM, Oct 21, 2013

The Department of Behavioral Health and Development Disabilities is hosting a conference in Savannah focusing on promoting trauma recovery needs for Georgia veterans and their families.

New PT Standards Take Effect Monday

10:00 AM, Oct 21, 2013

After a delay caused by the government shutdown, new physical fitness test standards that give commanders more authority over test results and offer airmen who fail the waist tape a chance to pass using body fat measurements are in effect as of Oct.

First Women Enter Infantry School

11:58 AM, Oct 19, 2013

The Marine Corps has been training infantrymen here since 1953.

Ellen Gives $10K to NH Waitress for Soldiers' Tab

9:03 PM, Oct 18, 2013

A New Hampshire waitress who picked up the lunch tab of two National Guard soldiers affected by the federal government's shutdown has been repaid - more than 300 times over - by television star Ellen DeGeneres.

Veterans Help Fight Child Pornography

11:51 AM, Oct 18, 2013

17 veterans were trained to join Homeland Security Investigation Offices in the fight against child pornography.

Veterans Flocking to College as Wars Wind Down

11:43 AM, Oct 17, 2013

The government says 1 million veterans and their dependents have enrolled in colleges over the past four years.

Obama Signs Budget Deal, Ends Shutdown

9:03 AM, Oct 17, 2013

On the 17th day, Congress and President Obama reached agreement on a budget allowing the federal government to reopen.

Deployed Mom Returns Home; Surprises Daughter at School

3:19 PM, Oct 16, 2013

This seven-year-old's mom surprised her at Vineville Academy in Macon.

Macon Church Members ask Police to Retrieve Pastor's Cadillac

Members of a Macon church have asked police to help them get the church's Cadillac back from a former pastor.

4:54 PM, Nov 3, 2009

Macon Police Charge Five With Forgery, ID Theft

They say the FBI, the IRS and Secret Service were all involved in investigating "a major criminal enterprise."

12:06 PM, Jun 20, 2012

Centerville Man Sent to Pa. to Face Federal Charges

 A federal judge in Macon sent a Hussein Ali Asfour to Philadelphia to face charges of buying and shipping about 7,000 stolen cell phones.  He's charged in connection with an alleged international weapons-trafficking scheme.

12:51 PM, Nov 25, 2009

Robber Assaults Macon Store Clerk

Police say the armed man entered the store with a bandana over his face.

1:47 PM, Nov 4, 2013

Casey Anthony: The Overlooked Evidence

For weeks, Casey Anthony sat at her murder trial with her defense team anxiously waiting for prosecutors to drop a bombshell: computer evidence, the state would argue, showing Anthony researched how to kill with poison and suffocation on the same afternoon her daughter, Caylee, was killed by poison and suffocation.

2:04 PM, Nov 21, 2012

Fish the Tides at Lake Sinclair

Bassmaster veteran Tom Hamlin says every night Lake Oconee pumps the water out of Lake Sinclair and that creates currents that are advantageous to fishermen.

6:28 PM, Jun 22, 2011

My Teacher is Tops

Fifth and sixth graders at Brentwood School in Sandersville say their teacher goes the extra mile every day.

7:25 PM, Nov 16, 2011

Four Charged With Trying to Buy Pills in Dublin

Four people were arrested at a Dublin Wal-Mart after trying to use pill prescriptions from a Florida pain clinic that was raided by federal agents the same day, according to the GBI.

2:40 PM, Feb 11, 2011

Central Georgians Start 4th Of July Celebration Early

People pulled the lawn chairs and blankets and spent Saturday evening at the Monroe County Recreation Complex in Forsyth.

8:38 AM, Jul 4, 2010

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