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Fort Gordon road improvements proposed

An improved road system on Fort Gordon has been proposed to ameliorate congestion through the installation's training campus and route vehicles directly to the facility housing top-secret national ...
By Meg Mirshak | Friday, June 5, 2015

Vets getting belated homecoming parade

Vietnam veterans who were often scorned when they returned from war are being honored later this month with a parade and ceremony at Fort Gordon.
By Meg Mirshak | Monday, June 1, 2015

Ceremony held for troops joining fight against Islamic State

Final hugs and tears were merely postponed during an early deployment ceremony Friday for Fort Gor­don soldiers who have one last weekend with loved ones before a nine-month stint to aid in ...
By Meg Mirshak | Friday, May 29, 2015

Fort Gordon bus route under 30 day review

Even as an experimental bus route continues to drain money from the city coffers, Augusta Commission committee members unwilling to end service to Fort Gordon granted Augusta Public Transit 30 ...
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, May 28, 2015

Solar farm work begins

U.S. Army initiatives to diversify the nation's energy grid with renewable sources reached a new benchmark Thursday with the start of construction for a 209-acre solar panel farm on Fort Gordon.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, May 14, 2015

Fort Gordon soldiers deploying

Fort Gordon soldiers will deploy at the end of May to assist U.S. operations against terrorists in Iraq and Syria.
By Meg Mirshak | Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Army wife is named top spouse

Corie Weathers, the wife of Fort Gordon Ar­my Chaplain Matthew Weathers, was named the 2015 Military Spouse of the Year at a luncheon in the nation's capital Friday.
By Meg Mirshak | Friday, May 8, 2015

Allen on Fort Gordon infrastructure issues

Among the upgrades Rep. Rick Allen, R-Ga., said he planned to report a lack of gates for increased traffic and aging educational facilities that needed renovation or replacement.
By Wesley Brown | Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Fort Gordon transitions to fuel-efficient vehicles

Fort Gordon has exceeded a 2009 executive order that requires a 2 percent annual reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and a 30 percent decrease in petroleum-based vehicles in federal fleets by ...
By Wesley Brown | Sunday, May 3, 2015

Future of bus route awaits commission

The bus route to Fort Gordon will continue until the Augusta Commission makes a decision on its future, said Augusta Administrator Janice Allen Jackson.
By Meg Mirshak | Friday, May 1, 2015

Fort housing open to retirees

The occupancy rate at one of Fort Gordon's older neighborhoods dropped below a target level, allowing the private housing company to offer leases to retired military.
By Meg Mirshak | Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Falcons, soldiers learn from one another in team's visit

Joe Hawley is comfortable being a leader in the Atlanta Falcons huddle. On Thursday, Fort Gordon soldiers put the starting center’s communication skills to the test.
By Wesley Brown | Thursday, April 23, 2015

Fort Gordon Warrior Transition Battalion closing

Fort Gordon's Warrior Transition Battalion, the second-largest in the Army, is one of 10 military medical units nationwide that will be closed by August 2016, as the number of sick and injured ...
By Wesley Brown | Friday, April 17, 2015

Noise expected from Fort Gordon training

Loud noises are expected near Fort Gordon on Thursday and Friday as the installation conducts training exercises.
By Meg Mirshak | Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Spring Fest unaffected by security changes

Fort Gordon's heightened security procedures for access to the military installation won't affect members of the public attending the annual Spring Fest.
By Meg Mirshak | Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Fort Gordon club nearly doubles grant awards

The Fort Gordon Spouses' and Civilians' Club announced it will nearly double the donations it awards annually in community grants and college scholarships this spring after a successful year at ...
By Wesley Brown | Monday, April 13, 2015

Special Olympics give students chance to win

About 900 Special Olympic athletes from 12 Georgia and South Carolina counties participated. The event began with lighting the Special Olympic torch and welcomes from Fort Gordon’s top leaders.
By Meg Mirshak | Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Soldier transition battalion draws complaints

In the past five years, soldiers have filed 76 complaints against Fort Gordon's Warrior Transition Battalion - fifth-most among the 33 units that received at least one complaint.
By Wesley Brown | Saturday, March 28, 2015

Fort Gordon building fire contaminated ditch

The site of a February fire that destroyed a building at Fort Gordon is being monitored for potentially harmful contaminants being released into the environment.
By Meg Mirshak | Friday, March 20, 2015

More need background checks for fort access

Pizza and food delivery workers, shipping company truck drivers, furniture delivery crews and other private businesses and vendors are required to get a background check to enter Fort Gordon under ...
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, March 19, 2015
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