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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

Relay run to begin

Six runners from Millen, and one from Sylvania, will run about 270 miles across the state from Fort Benning, near Columbus, Ga., to Augusta in four days to raise awareness for the injuries ...
By Wesley Brown | Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Growth focus of Fort Gordon meeting

A growing, thriving region bolstered by new missions headed to Fort Gordon was topic of an Army listening session Tuesday intended for discussion on military force reductions that will cause posts ...
By Meg Mirshak | Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Fort Gordon listening session Tuesday

Department of Army officials will receive feedback Tuesday from Augusta area community leaders on an Army-wide plan to reduce the number of troops.
By Meg Mirshak | Monday, March 9, 2015

Soldier awarded Purple Heart

Army Sgt. Beth VanVleet received a Purple Heart Friday for injuries sustained during a deployment to Afghanistan in 2012.
By Meg Mirshak | Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

Fire destroys Fort Gordon building

An early morning fire destroyed a building at Fort Gordon on Thursday.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

Soldier's wife wins national honor

Fort Gordon Army wife Corie Weathers was named the 2015 Army Spouse of the Year, a national competition.
By Meg Mirshak | Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

Few riders on Fort Gordon pilot bus service

After years of city leaders pushing for bus service to Fort Gordon, few riders are taking advantage of the route that's running as a pilot program.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015
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