Officers serve Fort Thanksgiving

Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 3:14 PM
Last updated Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 1:40 AM
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 An estimated 2,000 soldiers, family members and retirees took part in the annual holiday meal at Fort Gordon Thursday in which officers traditionally serve their soldiers.

Chief Warrant Officer Abel Salazar prepares to serve a Thanksgiving Day dinner plate to a soldier Thursday at Fort Gordon.   BILL KIRBY/STAFF
BILL KIRBY/STAFF
Chief Warrant Officer Abel Salazar prepares to serve a Thanksgiving Day dinner plate to a soldier Thursday at Fort Gordon.

About 1,380 pounds of turkey, 920 pounds of ham, 400 pounds of pumpkins and 520 pounds of shrimp were prepared for the meal, a spokesman said.

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bclicious
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bclicious 11/29/13 - 07:37 am
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TRADITION!!!

A lot of Americans are foriegn to many of the military traditions, but this one of the older ones. I am glad to see that it is still alive.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 11/29/13 - 07:55 am
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Yes,

as far back as 1955.

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