ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — U.S. military officials in Japan say the body of an airman stationed in Georgia has been recovered after a typhoon wave swept him and two others into the ocean.
Officials at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa said Tuesday that the man’s body was found about a mile and a half from the shore. Military officials haven’t released the man’s identity and say they’re working to notify his relatives.
ATLANTA — Authorities at Atlanta’s airport are distributing information about Ebola to passengers arriving from countries where the disease has been detected.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokesman Sean Crep says agents have been distributing a flier produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Protection to anyone arriving from one of those countries or anyone else who asks for information.
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A small group of Fort Stewart soldiers will deploy to West Africa to aid in the region’s fight against Ebola, the Pentagon announced.
Soldiers with the Coastal Georgia Army post’s 82nd Civil Affairs Battalion were among the 1,800 identified by the Defense Department to deploy soon to the region that’s been plagued by a large outbreak of the deadly virus. The World Health Organization estimates Ebola has killed more than 3,400 people.