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SMA scholarship

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

May 16, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

The Fort Gordon Sergeants Major Association is hosting an annual scholarship award essay competition open to all Central Savannah Rivera Area high school senior enrolled in DEERS graduating in 2013. Deadline is May 31 for the essay packet and all required documents sent to Sgt. Maj. Nelson MAldonaldo atnelson.maldonaldo17.mil@ mail.mil.

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Matters of Faith:

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

May 16, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

Chaplain (Capt.) David Ward
297th Military Intelligence Battalion

Not long ago, I saw a young Soldier standing the parking lot as others quickly loaded into their cars to go home. He stood there at the position of Present Arms, rendering honors during Retreat. He did this to music he could barely hear and facing in the direction of the nation’s flag, which from his vantage point he could not see. He was a disciplined Soldier.

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The Masters’ City chapter AGCRA meeting

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

May 16, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

The Masters’ City Chapter of the Adjutant General’s Corps Regimental Association meets each final Thursday of the month 11:30 a.m. at Darling Hall room 229a. Membership is welcome to join in the month’s discussion and professionalism forum. For more information and new members, visit www.agcra.com or email henry.l.dabney.mil@mail.mil.

SCRA Lunch and Learn

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

May 16, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

The Adolphus Greely Chapter of the Signal Corps Regimental Association will be hosting a Lunch and Learn May 23 from 11:30 a.m., to 1 p.m., in the north wing ballroom of the Gordon Conference and Catering Center. Join us as we learn about cyber security issues and trends with guest speaker Rob Roy, CTO HP Enterprise Security Products. RSVP required by May 22. Contact Maj.

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Fort Gordon Signal mobile site

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

May 16, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

The Signal newspaper has gone mobile with a website designed for smartphones and tablets. Visit m.fortgordonsignal.com on your portable device to access the Signal on the go.

In light of Armed Forces Day, is there a service member you would like to thank?

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

May 16, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

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Wounded Warrior Creed born out of suffering

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

May 16, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

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David Vergun
Army News Service

In 2005, former Marine and now-retired Army Sgt. Joseph "Joey" C. Smith lay in a Veterans Affairs hospital, wracked with pain. He watched other wounded veterans around him suffering, many despondent and without hope.

Smith said that at that time, he was at the lowest point in his life.

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Signal Spectrum:

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

May 16, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

Tomorrow, Fort Gordon and military communities around the world will observe the 63rd Armed Forces Day. Here in the Central Savannah River Area, the local communities have turned Armed Forces Day on its head, inviting military personnel to Saturday’s Thunder Over Augusta celebration at Evans Towne Center Park rather than visiting Fort Gordon for a traditional military open house.

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Navy and Army enlisted leaders team up for community relations project

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

May 16, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

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Cryptologic Technician (Technical) Seaman Apprentice Casey McCoy
NIOC Georgia Public Affairs

Forty servicemen and women from Fort Gordon volunteered their time at Maxwell Elementary School’s annual field day May 3. Three years ago, Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Richard A. Norman started the event at Maxwell’s field day and the event has grown ever since. Initially, the event saw 15-20 volunteers and now boasts over 40.

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Legal Connection:

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

May 16, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, Fort Gordon

A permanent change of station move is accompanied by the hope that our personal property makes it to our new assignment in the same condition as when the movers packed it.

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SCRA golf scramble at Gordon Lakes

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

May 16, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

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Military spouses sharpen their shooting skills

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May 16, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

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Bonnie Heater
Fort Gordon Public Affairs

[img_assist|nid=39998|title=|desc= Donald Randolph, a Fort Gordon range safety officer, demonstrates how to load ammunition for the M4 carbine during the Fort Gordon Military Spouse Appreciation Shoot May 9 at the Tactical Advantage Sportsman Complex’ range 14.

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A low down, dirty good time

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

May 16, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

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Sgt. 1st Class Kelly Jo Bridgwater
Fort Gordon Public Affairs

[img_assist|nid=39992|title=|desc= The Marine Corps Detachment of Fort Gordon hosted its annual Marine Mud Challenge May 11 at the new and improved obstacle course, offering the ultimate test of participants physical and mental fitness.

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Commissary staff works to improve shopping experience

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May 16, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

Fort Gordon Public Affairs

John Siddell, director of the Fort Gordon commissary, would like to say thank you to store customers for their patience and understanding the last few months as the store has endured a shortage of cashiers.

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Civilian furloughs to begin in July

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

May 16, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

Nick Simeone and Karen Parrish
American Forces Press Service

After weeks of review, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has concluded budget cuts will require most of the department’s civilian employees to be furloughed beginning in July, but that because of other efforts to deal with the shortfall, only half of the 22 days originally envisioned as temporary layoffs will now be necessary.

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