Fort Gordon

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Army to reduce size of Signal Corps Band

According to Fort Gordon's Public Affairs Office, the Army will reduce the 434th Army Band, commonly known as the Signal Corps Band, from 39 soldiers to 12.
By Travis Highfield | Monday, Dec. 7, 2015

Fort Gordon to conduct live fire training this week

Fort Gordon will conduct routine live fire training from Tuesday through Thursday, according to the installation's Public Affairs Office.
By Travis Highfield | Monday, Dec. 7, 2015

More than 300 trees given away at Fort Gordon

The Christmas Spirit Foundation and FedEx gave away over 300 live evergreens to active duty service members and their families, some showing up almost three hours before the giveaway started.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015

Fort Gordon's Christmas House offers preview of gifts for children

Christmas House began in 1966 when nurses at Dwight D. Eisenhower Medical Center collected teddy bears to give to the children of soldiers going off to Vietnam.
By Lisa Kaylor | Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

German, Italian prisoners of war honored at Fort Gordon

A wreath-laying ceremony was held to honor 22 German and Italian prisoners of war who died while captive and were buried in a small cemetery near Fort Gordon's Gate 2.
By Travis Highfield | Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015

Army activates first-of-its-kind battalion at Fort Gordon

In a ceremony at Barton Field, Lt. Col. Joshua Comstock assumed command of the 525th Processing Exploitation Dissemination Battalion (Pro­vision),
By Travis Highfield | Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Fort Gordon tribute run honors fallen Marines, Navy sailors

After running nonstop for 10 days and more than 1,500 miles, hundreds of service members completed the 11th annual Tribute to the Fallen at Fort Gordon on Friday.
By Wesley Brown | Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

Fort Gordon, SRS funds remain in revised defense spending bill

Lawmakers passed a revised spending bill Thursday that included $445 million to provide new Army cyber facilities at Fort Gordon and a one-year funding extension for a Savannah River Site facility.
By Wesley Brown | Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015

Marine Corps 'Tribute to the Fallen' run begins at Fort Gordon

For 10 days, Marines, Navy and other military personnel will run laps around Barton Field to represent those who have sacrificed their lives abroad.
By Travis Highfield | Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015

Fort, SRS funds caught in Obama veto

President Obama vetoed a spending bill Thursday that included $90 million to build a new Army Cyber Command headquarters at Fort Gordon and a one-year funding extension for a Savan­nah River ...
By Wesley Brown | Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015

Former NSA contract employee guilty of falsifying timecards

By padding the time cards, Jesse James Anderson, 34, cheated the federal government out of $69,277.
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015

Fort Gordon opens 18-hole disc golf course

Restricted airspace at Fort Gordon became a little more lax Monday as officials opened the installation's first disc golf course with a barrage of discs.
By Travis Highfield | Monday, Oct. 19, 2015

Fort Gordon contract $104 million over original estimate

The original projected cost of the contract to Akima Fa­cili­ties Management, which ended last year, was $131 million, but it came in at $235.4 million.
By Wesley Brown | Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015

Augusta soldier competing for 'Best Warrior' title

Sgt. Kristopher Grayson, who is currently assigned to the 53rd Signal Battalion based in Colorado Springs, Colo., joins 25 soldiers in the weeklong Best Warrior Competition that began Oct. 4.
By Travis Highfield | Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Retired Army major general speaks about cybersecurity

The "human element" has caused more security breaches and computer network damages than any technology failure, retired Army Maj. Gen. John Davis said Thursday night.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Senate OKs bill with Army Cyber Command funding

Funding for a new Army Cyber Command headquarters at Fort Gordon now rests in the hands of President Obama.
By Wesley Brown | Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

Military policeman killed in Sunday shooting

A man who was shot by a state ranger before turning a gun on himself Sunday was a military policeman assigned to Fort Gordon, officials confirmed.
By Travis Highfield | Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

Cyber stands out at State of Community event

Columbia County's annual State of the Community address has a familiar theme to it for those who have been around for a few years: "Growth, growth, growth."
By Steve Crawford | Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

Fort Gordon gate delays expected

Fort Gordon’s new Automated Installation Entry system might cause some delays when it goes live this morning, officials said.
Monday, Sept. 21, 2015

Fort Gordon pays tribute to POWs, MIA troops

Edward Williams took off his Korean War Veteran hat and rubbed his scalp where shrapnel is still embedded, a constant reminder to him why National POW/MIA Recognition Day is so important.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Friday, Sept. 18, 2015
 
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