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Post preps for fall clean-up

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

October 25, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

By Nick Spinelli
Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office

Fort Gordon will begin its month-long environmental fall clean-up Nov. 1.

The last major post clean-up was held in May.

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Community Information Brief focuses on speeding and distracted driving

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

October 25, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

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

A crackdown on speeding and distracted driving was one of the highlights of the Community Information Brief Oct. 16 at the Gordon Club with representatives from installation directorates sharing an overview of key installation events, operations, and information specific to Fort Gordon and the Central Savannah River Area.

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Breakfast and Briefings

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

October 25, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

The greater Augusta-Fort Gordon Chapter of the Association of the United States Army is hosting a Breakfast and Briefings Oct. 29, 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Gordon Club. The commander of the Public Health Command District, Lt. Col Jason Winsor, is this month’s presenter. The event includes breakfast, $10 for AUSA members and $15 for non-members.

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Health Fair

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

October 25, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

The Federal Employee’s Health Benefits fair is scheduled Oct. 31 starting at 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the fourth floor in the front lobby at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center and also 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. in room 229A and 229C at Darling Hall. Open season for FEHB starts Nov. 11 and ends Dec.

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Rx Take-Back Day

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

October 25, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

National Prescription Take- Back Day will be held 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Oct. 26, at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center’s pharmacy area. This event provides an opportunity for the public to surrender expired, unwanted, or unused pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medications to law enforcement officers for destruction.

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Retirees highlight day of appreciation

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

October 25, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

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By Bonnie Heater
Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office

More than 475 retirees from all branches of the armed forces attended the 2013 Retiree Appreciation Day held Oct. 19 in Darling Hall.

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Automated Installation Entry security system to be operational in 2014

This post was originally published by Fort Gordon Signal

October 25, 2013 in Fort Gordon, Georgia by clevine

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

[img_assist|nid=5139|title=|desc= Lieutenant Gregory Whittington, visitor control center supervisor and Department of the Army security guard, swipes his Identification card at an Automated Installation Entry system pedestal Oct. 22 at Gate 3 during a demonstration of the AIE system.

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Exercise joins 822nd BDS, RAF

This post was originally published by Moody Air Force Base - Moody News

October 24, 2013 in Georgia, Moody Air Force Base by clevine

During an intensive two week GLOBAL EAGLE Exercise, defenders from the 822d Base Defense Squadron and the No. 1 Squadron Royal Air Force Regiment exchanged tactics, techniques and procedures Oct. 7 through 18 at Moody Air Force Base.

Approximately 40 members of the regiment spent the first week learning how the Base Defense Airmen conduct military operations including: land navigations, counter-improvised explosive device procedures, tactical combat casualty care and combatives.

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Fire Prevention Week returns to Moody

This post was originally published by Moody Air Force Base - Moody News

October 23, 2013 in Georgia, Moody Air Force Base by clevine

The 23d Civil Engineer Squadron showed Moody the importance of fire safety during Fire Prevention Week Oct. 6 to 12 at Moody Air Force Base, Ga.

National Fire Prevention Week began in 1922 in remembrance of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, which caused the deaths of more than 250 people.

"Fire Prevention Week makes the men and women of Moody aware of what needs to be done to prevent fires," said U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jesse Wagner, 23d CES firefighter.

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New system aligns mission, inspection readiness

This post was originally published by Moody Air Force Base - Moody News

October 23, 2013 in Georgia, Moody Air Force Base by clevine

The under secretary of the Air Force signed a directive to implement the new Air Force Inspection System in June 2013.

The new system aims to eliminate a wing's significant spike in preparation prior to an inspection.

Instead of the traditional week-long visits by major commands, wing commanders will head their own commander's inspection programs, CCIPs, with repeated internal assessments and periodic inspections, culminating in a capstone visit by the major command.
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Honoring four decades of service

This post was originally published by Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga. - Dobbins ARB Top Stories

October 23, 2013 in Dobbins Air Reserves Base, Georgia by clevine

Maj. Gen. Wallace "Wade" Farris Jr., 22nd Air Force commander, was honored at his retirement ceremony held Oct. 5 at Hanger 5 for his 39 years of military service and leadership.

The presiding officer was retired Lt. Gen. James E. Sherrard III, former Chief of Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington D.C., and commander, Air Force Reserve Command.

"We sent you to a lot of places, some better than others," said Sherrard. "Thank you for your service, because it has been remarkable. Wade has stepped up to every assignment we have given him. For that, we will be forever indebted to you."
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AFE demonstrates launching aircraft in MOPP 4

This post was originally published by Moody Air Force Base - Moody News

October 22, 2013 in Georgia, Moody Air Force Base by clevine


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Airmen get competitive for Super Sports Day

This post was originally published by Moody Air Force Base - Moody News

October 21, 2013 in Georgia, Moody Air Force Base by clevine


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Moody to undergo gate study

This post was originally published by Moody Air Force Base - Moody News

October 21, 2013 in Georgia, Moody Air Force Base by clevine

A team of surveyors from Woolpert Inc. is scheduled to conduct a study on traffic patterns through Moody's gates from Oct. 21 - 25. 

During the survey, the team will count cars and collect data at the gates and intersections on base.

Base members are also encouraged to participate in a 4-minute, online survey regarding Moody's traffic patterns. The online survey can be found here and will run through Nov. 22.
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Celebrate Energy Action Week with trivia, prizes!

This post was originally published by Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga. - Dobbins ARB Top Stories

October 21, 2013 in Dobbins Air Reserves Base, Georgia by clevine

October is Energy Action Month. It provides an opportunity for base personnel to take "ACTION" by learning more about the impact of energy to the Air Force's mission, and promoting energy and water conservation as part of a national campaign led by the Department of Energy.

Dobbins Air Reserve Base's Energy Action Week kicks off today, and will continue thru Oct. 25.

"To celebrate, we are offering a few fun trivia games and bright ideas to save our resources on the base and in our daily lives," said Paul Eskew, base resource efficiency manager. "Civil engineering members will deliver some (easy) energy saving ideas and trivia sheets to various buildings."
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