Wed., April 24, 2013 6:28pm
Fort Gordon in eastern Georgia will hold a listening session tomorrow/Thursday (Noon-2pm). Officials want to hear from the community on force reductions. J.C. Matthews, a spokesman for the Fort, says the Army plans to reduce its troops by 80 thousand worldwide.
Tue., February 26, 2013 8:49am
Middle Georgia officials have warned of an immediate $83 million impact around Robins Air Force base if automatic federal spending cuts take effect Friday. Retired Major General David Bockel talks more about the defense-related impacts of the federal sequester in Georgia.
Fri., February 1, 2013 12:02pm
An Army report says three Georgia bases could face deep cuts in soldier and civilian jobs as the Pentagon seeks to shrink the Army's ranks by 72,000 active-duty troops by 2020.
Fri., May 25, 2012 12:04pm
Military officials say a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall is now open to the public at Fort Gordon. The Augusta Chronicle reports that the traveling wall opened Thursday after a solemn ceremony. Col. Robert Barker, the garrison commander, invited people to visit the three-quarter-scale model of the national monument over Memorial Day weekend.
Thu., February 23, 2012 9:30am
Augusta’s mayor thinks his region’s economy relies too heavily on government installations like Fort Gordon and the Savannah River Site. Mayor Deke Copenhaver wants to change that with a regional collaboration center focused on the technology, energy and health sectors.
Wed., December 21, 2011 4:07pm
Troops are arriving home just in time for the holidays.
Mon., June 13, 2011 4:46pm
Looming federal budget cuts could be a problem for Augusta's resilient local economy. That's because a military base and a federal nuclear facility employ thousands in the area.
Mon., May 2, 2011 3:28pm
An Augusta military base is tightening security measures in the wake of Osama Bin Laden’s death.
Mon., April 25, 2011 3:50pm
Georgia’s first National Guard Agri-business team deployed to Afghanistan from Fort Gordon near Augusta. The unit’s mission is to help farmers make more money from their crops.
Fri., June 18, 2010 2:10pm
The Georgia man allegedly caught with explosives at Fort Gordon near Augusta has been charged in federal court.