Updated: 11/22/2011 - It's a military homecoming and send-off all in one day for one family. One brother is flying out for basic training, the other is flying home from Iraq to surprise his wife for the holiday.
Updated: 11/22/2011 - Five communities, including Augusta, were presented with the award after demonstrating the application of the Sea of Goodwill’s model.
Updated: 11/21/2011 - It may have felt a lot like summer outside, but it looked and sounded like a winter wonderland at Fort Gordon.
Updated: 11/21/2011 - Many of you will be traveling to be with your family for Thanksgiving, but some soldiers at Fort Gordon won't have that opportunity. Many of those soldiers got a special Thanksgiving treat Sunday.
Updated: 11/21/2011 - When Congress raised the debt ceiling, it created a special panel of people. They're tasked with cutting almost $2 trillion from our $15 trillion federal deficit. News 12 asked local congressmen if it can be done.
Updated: 11/21/2011 - A few months ago, Congress raised the debt ceiling. As part of that deal, they formed a new supercommittee. Some of them are trying to get part of that money back by cutting a popular health care plan veterans use.
Posted: 11/14/2011 - At the end of the day, participants bagged some nice sized bucks and a bunch of hogs. News 12 went along for the ride.
Updated: 11/14/2011 - It was a tearful morning for one veteran. But they were tears of absolute happiness. Local nonprofits handed her the keys to a home after she served her country honorably. News 12 looks at her inspiring story of achieving the American Dream.
Updated: 11/11/2011 - Friday, those who have served and are serving gathered at Aiken's Veterans Memorial Park. Across the river, at the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home Americans reflected to the tune of Fort Gordon's Signal Corp Band.
Posted: 11/11/2011 - On Veterans Day 2011, News 12 asked you to share the veterans who have touched your lives on our Facebook page. Here is a list of all the responses.
Updated: 11/11/2011 - Even though we're News 12, I had to list 11 deals and freebies. After all, today is 11-11-11.
Updated: 11/11/2011 - On the day before Veterans Day, local students are learning their freedom isn't free.
Posted: 11/10/2011 - Prosecutors said Gibbs and his co-defendants knew the victims posed no danger, but dropped weapons by their dead bodies to make them appear to have been combatants.
Posted: 11/09/2011 - Some local police departments are getting free military equipment -- well almost free. A defense department program is recycling their goods and passing them on to officers here.
Posted: 11/09/2011 - A total of four families affected directly by the investigation were told of it last weekend by Air Force officials.
Updated: 11/08/2011 - To date, more than 60 military-friendly national employers from both the private and federal sectors and more than 36,000 veterans have registered to participate in the all day online event.
Updated: 11/08/2011 - Investigators reviewed 14 sets of allegations of improper handling of remains, as reported by three whistleblower workers at Dover.
Updated: 11/04/2011 - The data involved in the breach may contain names, Social Security numbers, addresses and phone numbers, and some personal health data such as clinical notes, laboratory tests and prescriptions.
Posted: 11/03/2011 - The Air Force Materiel Command said in a statement that the reorganization plan is expected to be completed by Oct. 1, 2012.
Updated: 11/03/2011 - USTA to bring tennis to veterans and wounded warriors at Charlie Norwood Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Updated: 11/02/2011 - About 1,250 people attended the award ceremony at the Capitol. About a quarter of those present were former soldiers, now in their 80s and 90s.
Updated: 10/31/2011 - Marines, Navy and other military will run around Barton Field, 24 hours a day for 10 days to honor the more than 1,420 Marines and Navy personnel who lost their lives.
Updated: 10/31/2011 - The new study is considered the first of its kind to focus on those affected by deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq.