Fort Gordon

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German, US paratroopers take part in exercise

The operation, named for a German saying wishing paratroopers a lucky jump, brought together service members and aircraft from units in Fort Bragg, N.C.; Fort Valley, Ga.; and Atlanta.
By Abbigail Lennon | Friday, March 4, 2016

Returning soldiers get welcome in Augusta

Twelve soldiers from the 35th Signal Brigade were welcomed home Thursday after a deployment in which they supported U.S. troops training Iraqi forces.
By Travis Highfield | Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

Expect to hear weekend gunfire at fort

If you hear gunfire coming from the area of Fort Gordon on Friday and Saturday, it is probably just a drill.
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

Live fire training scheduled for Fort Gordon

Communities along Fort Gordon's western boundaries should expect to hear live fire and explosions from the Army post on Friday and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., according to post officials. The ...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

Project on target for summer sun

Workers broke ground in May on the 30-megawatt solar panel field. The framing work to support more than 137,000 solar panels began last month.
By Travis Highfield | Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

Fort Gordon recognizes 'best of the best'

Ten soldiers, civilians and volunteers were honored at the Fort Gordon Annual Awards.
By Travis Highfield | Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

Fatal crash victim was Fort Gordon soldier, officials say

A 32-year-old man who died Monday in a motorcycle accident was a soldier stationed at Fort Gordon, post officials announced Wednesday.
By Travis Highfield | Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

Mold check at barracks finds areas of 'concern'

Fort Gordon officials said Friday that they have identified a handful of rooms in two barracks that showed "signs for concern" regarding mold. The checks were done after a Facebook post showed ...
By Travis Highfield | Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

2015 a year of unprecedented growth, Fort Gordon official says

As expected, the installation swelled by roughly 1,000 service members as it continues to prepare for the arrival of Army Cyber Command, expected to relocate to the Augusta-area base by 2019.
By Travis Highfield | Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015

Fort Gordon soldiers begin holiday leave

More than 3,000 soldiers-in-training left Fort Gordon Friday to begin their two-week holiday leave.
By Travis Highfield | Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015

Board approves buying land for new school

Board President Helen Minchew said the property near Jimmie Dyess Parkway and Interstate 20 would be an ideal place for a K-8 school meant to serve some of the military families moving to the area.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

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
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