Military

  Veteran’s family plans event to raise awareness for veteran suicide

A South Georgia family will host an event Saturday to raise awareness for veteran suicide.

A new leader in town: MCLB changes command Friday

  Heroes Among Us: Billy Davis

Georgia Southern offers new online tool to match course credit for military experience

  Albany solider recognized with medal from National Guard

Turner Co. native begins military career

ASU alum graduates from USAF basic training

Continued Coverage

  Tifton veteran museum to open soon

  DOCO leaders advocate for more funding for MCLB

  Retired Marine celebrates a milestone

Tifton native becomes U.S. Air Force airman

  Valdosta City Council honors WWII veteran

  Connecting military generations on Memorial Day

  New Marine Force Storage Command activated and ready to assist on global scale

The Marine Corps Logistics Command (MCLC) in Albany reached a new milestone Thursday as it added a third command to its list in a special ceremony.

  Proposed bill would create lottery game to help homeless veterans

A proposed bill in the Georgia House of Representatives could soon help homeless military veterans.

Valdosta Marine receives high honors

Stephen Roberts becomes one of only six Marines in his military occupational specialty to currently hold his rank.

Suicide rates among Marines, Navy reached 10-year high in 2018

Many of the cases are young Marines who have not been deployed overseas nor been in combat, a situation that has also been seen in other military branches.

Veteran denied surgery for rare condition that causes constant pain, severe weight loss

A Vietnam veteran died with no family, so other vets stepped up to remember him

  With evidence of Russian buildup in European foothold, US military is at the ready

Medal of Honor awarded to Sgt. Maj. John Canley, who saved fellow Marines during Vietnam battle

Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson becomes first woman to lead largest command in US Army

Pentagon reveals cyber breach of travel records

Toys for Tots kicks off 71st annual campaign in partnership with MCLB

The Marine Corps Reserve kicked off the 71st annual Toys for Tots drive at the base in Albany Monday morning.

‘Lowest level of humanity’: Man allegedly urinates on flags in veterans cemetery

Police are investigating, and the mayor says he’s confident anyone found guilty will be held “fully responsible for these despicable actions.”

Former Tornado completes USAF Basic

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Shakari Paige graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas, according to the Joint Hometown News Service.

Albany Marines stress volunteering in the community

There are approximately 300 active duty Marines stationed at the MCLB Albany base right now. But though they are small in number, they are making a big impact on the community by their volunteerism.

Heroes Among Us: Jonathan Whitlock

For Marine Corps veteran Jonathan Whitlock, the sacrifices of going to war were more than simply putting his life on the line.

Heroes Among Us: Warren Robinson

Vietnam veteran Warren Robinson, of Lenox, mostly kept his war stories to himself. That is, until last year.

Heroes Among Us: Henry Obester

"You put down the typewriter and picked up a rifle," explained Henry Obester of his service with the U.S. Army in Vietnam.

Heroes Among Us: Ben Henry Evans

Ben Henry Evans enlisted in the Army at age 17.

Heroes Among Us: Nathaniel Williams Jr.

Nathaniel Williams Jr. was a specialist in the Military Police, tasked with protecting the lives and property of Army installations.

Heroes Among Us: Delaney Bourlakov

Delaney Bourlakov is a first lieutenant of the United States Marine Corps, and has dedicated her free time to serving the Albany and Dougherty County community.

Heroes Among Us: Cheyenne Fields

Cheyenne Fields not only fought for our country, but also served communities in Albany. Now, he works as a trainer for the Marine Corps Logistics Base Police Department, and still finds time to dedicate to his very large, loving family.

Heroes Among Us: Candita Stanley

Candita Stanley served four years in the Marine Corps, working behind the scenes to make sure marines who were deployed had what they needed to be safe and successful.

Remembering a hero among us: Charlie Philips

WALB would like to remember a previous military hero whose story was one of WALB News 10's Catherine Patterson's favorites to share.

Heroes Among Us: Clarence Eady

Clarence Eady served 24 years in the military: in the army and in the National Guard. Clarence was injured while serving in Iraq in 2005, and returned home a changed man. But he refuses to let his disability control his life.

Heroes Among Us: Larry Owen

Each month, we will spotlight an active duty man or woman, a veteran, or a fallen hero whose service for our country goes beyond the battleground.

IT'S HERE: Heroes Among Us

WALB is launching a new campaign for 2017, called Heroes Among Us.