Updated: 09/11/2012 - It's a day that made the country come together and now 11 years later, we're coming together again. There were events all around the area on Tuesday to honor the victims of the September 11th attacks.
Updated: 09/10/2012 - To receive the complimentary tickets, a valid military identification card must be presented at any ticket booth at the park.
Updated: 09/10/2012 - When most people would have chosen to sit by the pool with a cold drink, a group of Fort Gordon soldiers decided to take a dip in a different body of water to beautify our city. News 12's Christie Ethridge met them down by the Riverwalk.
Updated: 08/27/2012 - An Aiken funeral home plans to do something that you wouldn't expect. It's all about honoring our troops near and far.
Updated: 08/22/2012 - The unit deployed in April with pilots, maintenance specialists and support staff. The unit provided fighter support to ground units in Afghanistan.
Updated: 08/22/2012 - Looming federal cuts could mean layoffs at Fort Gordon, and the problem could get even worse. It's all because Congress hasn't cut enough from its budget, and the clock is ticking.
Updated: 08/22/2012 - Homes for Our Troops says this is the 114th home they have helped build for severely wounded veterans. The home will be mortgage free for the family.
Updated: 08/17/2012 - It's a story that made national headlines. Now, just more than one year later, a war veteran is finally getting a home. It's been a long journey for the Gittens family.
Updated: 08/17/2012 - It's bad news for the U.S. exit strategy in Afghanistan, which has seen Washington spend more than $20 billion on training and equipping an Afghan security force.
Posted: 08/17/2012 - The Marksmanship Unit sent seven soldiers to the Olympics. Sgt. Vincent Hancock was the only one to strike gold in men's skeet shooting.
Posted: 08/16/2012 - An alliance statement says at least three of those killed were American service members. The nationalities of the other four were not immediately identified.
Updated: 07/18/2012 - The U.S. officials spoke on condition of anonymity because the results have not been released. Military officials were expected to brief Congress members on the results of the investigation.
Posted: 07/05/2012 - It is that time of year when patriotism is in the spotlight. As News 12’s Richard Rogers tells us, July’s Time to Care Award winner is a real patriot – not just one month a year but all year long.
Updated: 07/05/2012 - Gene Williams is a Vietnam veteran who is recovering from surgery and relies on insulin twice a day. His power was shut off, leaving him with no electricity and no air conditioning.
Updated: 07/05/2012 - Scott Winkler is heading to London for his second Paralympics this summer, and he's determined to bring home a medal.
Updated: 06/25/2012 - A war veteran is reunited with his dog's after a News 12 viewer helped him retrieve his pet from the pound.
Posted: 06/25/2012 - When all is said and done, he'll have walked about 15,000 miles. It's a trip he expects to take six years completing, and he's about eight months into it.
Updated: 06/15/2012 - After the tragic drowning of an autistic 7-year-old at Fort Gordon, one woman saw the need for specialized search teams. The group plans to train special search and rescue teams to help find autistic children.
Updated: 06/08/2012 - A local veteran organization has its sights set on changing the law. It's all about helping vets go to college for less.
Updated: 06/07/2012 - The private housing company at Fort Gordon, Balfour Beatty, responded to allegations that they refused safety features to Hannah Ross's family.
Updated: 06/06/2012 - The D-Day battle may have ended nearly seven decades ago, but we may never be able to measure the impact it left.
Updated: 06/06/2012 - In Korea, General Douglas MacArthur personally promised the Aiken vet that he'd be home for Christmas back in 1950. George Hook never made it back that year.