Memorial run to honor soldier killed in Afghanistan

...enlisted in the Army in February 1996 and was commissioned in April 2000, according to the XVIII Airborne Corps public affairs office. He served three combat tours of duty, receiving numerous awards and decorations, including the Purple Heart...

Small business forum planned Aug. 21

...really have a targeted audience because it is open to the public," said Mark Gibson, of the Georgia District's public affairs office. "But if there were, I would say it definitely would be targeting those that are interested in learning more...

Organizations link VA problems to staff shortages

...Medical Specialties or the American Osteopathic Association," Tapie said.Gina Jackson, a member of the VA's Public Affairs Office in Washington, said board certification is not a requirement for employment of VA physicians; however, she added...

Hours added to Fort Gordon security gate operations

...hours to accommodate more vehicles entering and leaving the military installation, according to Fort Gordon's public affairs office.Staffing the gates has been problematic for the base because of funding cuts. Reduced hours and fewer open lanes...

Power out in North Augusta

...customers was reported earlier today after a tree limb fell on a power line, said Kim Asbill, of SCE&G's Public Affairs office. The area included the intersections of Martintown Road at Georgia Avenue and Knox Avenue as well as several shopping...

Fort Gordon housing expansion to civilians, retirees on hold

...efforts on filling houses with military members and military families."In a statement issued by the Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office this week, the Army post's senior leadership said negotiations continue with Balfour Beatty on "proposals...

Fort Gordon employees to get furlough notices

...about what the slips might say is known.In a statement released this week, representatives at the Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office said they have received no "official word" from the U.S. Department of Defense on how or when furloughs might...

Homeland Security: Mounting vacancies to affect immigration laws

...at the nonprofit Center for Immigration Studies.Neither the White House press office nor Homeland Security's public affairs office responded to requests for comment on the vacancies or Obama administration's delay in filling them.But analysts...

Disaster in Japan boosts interest in atomic tourism

...and Oct. 1. Included is ground zero, where the bomb was placed on a 100-foot steel tower. Contact the base public affairs office -- http://bit.ly/hhQKUI -- for visitor details.THE ATOMIC TESTING MUSEUM Minutes from the Las Vegas...

Shutdown would close Thurmond facilities

...Lake Springs and West Dam would be affected by such a shutdown, according to a statement released by the corps public affairs office in Savannah.Though Wildwood Park is owned by the corps, it is operated by Columbia County and would not suffer...

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