It all started with an email asking for hand-warmers, but the group is now taking it above and beyond sending entire care packages. They fill boxes with all sorts of items and ship them over to soldiers overseas.
Over the past 10 days, service members ran a 3-mile lap on Barton Field for over 200 hours. It was all to remember the 1,485 Marines and sailors who have lost their lives fighting for our freedom in the Middle East.
A jury has ordered an American military contractor to pay $85 million after finding it guilty of negligence for illnesses suffered by a dozen Oregon soldiers who guarded an oilfield water plant during the Iraq war.
Last Friday and Saturday, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions hosted yet another hunt for wounded warriors. News 12 went along for the hunt and watched a soldier try to take home a six-point with a nice spread.
It feels like one big party, but underneath the beer and bratwurst, Fort Gordon's Oktoberfest is part of a much larger plan. As News 12's Christie Ethridge reports, it's about helping the soldiers transition out of a life of combat.