Fort Gordon employees receive furlough notices

In another step toward the start of civilian furloughs this summer, supervisors began to deliver furlough notices to their employees at Fort Gordon Monday. The notices take employees at the installation closer to the start of furloughs, which would begin no earlier than July 8 and last for up to 11 weeks. Under the plan announced May 14 by Defense […]

Survivor Outreach Services holds Warrior Remembrance Ceremony

Fort Gordon Survivor Outreach Services held a Warrior Remembrance Ceremony for survivors of fallen Soldiers at Freedom Park May 23. Family members joined together prior to the Memorial Day weekend to honor and remember the heritage left behind by the Soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice as well as the sacrifices of family and friends. “This ceremony gives them a […]

Camp Semaphore provides JROTC cadets training, fun

Fort Gordon kicked off its annual Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps summer event May 28 with a ceremony held in the Signal Theater. Over 200 cadets from 14 area schools were on post for the beginning of Camp Semaphore, a five-day camp for JROTC students involving competition and military style training. “What field exercises are to Soldiers, Camp Semaphore is […]

Firefighters, National Guard conduct rope rescue training

Fort Gordon firefighters and 80 Soldiers assigned to the 877th Engineering Company, Georgia Army National Guard, Augusta, completed phase one of rope rescue awareness training May 15-16 at the Directorate of Emergency Services training area. The purpose for the training was to help establish a foundation of shared training for the emergency responders. “We (members of the Fort Gordon fire […]

Troops to Teachers

Bill Kirkland, state program manager for Troops to Teachers, will conduct a 90 minute Transition to Teaching Class at the Fort Gordon Education Center June 6 at 9:30 a.m. Troops to Teachers is a federal government program that assists eligible veterans (active duty, reservists and retired military) who desire to become public school teachers. The Transition to Teaching Class is […]

Kids Fishing Derby

Outdoor Recreation will hold a Free Kid’s Fishing Derby at Claypit Lakes tomorrow. The event is open to all children ages 3 to 15. Registration is at 7 a.m. and fishing begins at 8 a.m. Bait will be provided but fishers need to bring their own poles. For more information call 791-5078.

Schedule changes for MVIC photo lab

The Multimedia Visual Information Center is changing photo lab scheduling June 1. All photography will be done by appointment only, MVIC will no longer accept “walk-ins”. MVIC’s hours of operation are Monday through Wednesday and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The MVIC is closed daily from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. […]

Pool hours

The indoor pool hours located at Barnes Ave. are Monday to Friday, 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Extended hours will resume Aug. 5. The Courtyard outdoor pool is open for the 2013 season. Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday, closed Wednesdays and noon to 6 p.m. Sundays. For more information, call 791-8053 or visit

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U-Do-It store makes home repair quick, easy for Fort Gordon residents

The U- DO- IT Store, more commonly known as Self Help, is located in building 40101 in the vicinity of Brems Barracks. The store operating hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, excluding federal holidays. The U-DO-IT is staffed with employees who are experienced in all facets of the U- DO- IT program, and who will provide customers with […]