Vets' ceremony superb

...together, especially the Department of the Army, Maj. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, Brig. Gen. John Baker and the Public Affairs Office at Fort Gordon. Believe me, this ceremony was well-received.

Farewell ceremony held for troops joining fight against Islamic State

...S. troops and coalition partners training, advising and assisting Iraqi forces, according to the brigade's public affairs office.Spc. Rodrick Ambrose was preparing for his first deployment and saying goodbye to his wife and two children...

Private businesses and vendors required to get background check for Fort Gordon access

...contractors will be required to get background checks in coming weeks, according to a news release from the Fort Gordon public affairs office.Beginning April 1, gate security personnel will begin a "soft enforcement" requiring background checks for businesses...

Jack Craig named new manager for Savannah River Site

The U.S. Department of Energy has named a new manager for Savannah River Site, according to the site's public affairs office.Jack Craig will replace Dave Moody who is retiring from the Energy Department in June and was manager at SRS...

Federal prosecutor, ATF agent under investigation

...affected by Ippolito's and Valoze's actions.A statement from Patrick Roden bush of the Justice Department's public affairs office after The Au gus ta Chronicle sought comment from the U.S. Attorney's office said: "There is currently an...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...