FORT GORDON
Augusta, GA 30905, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Information

Our Military

  FORT GORDON Location Fort Gordon is just a few miles southwest of the city of Augusta, Georgia, in Augusta-Richmond County. The post’s Gate 2 is only a few hundred yards from Columbia County. Fort Gordon is 122 miles from the historic streets of Savannah; 138 miles from the charm

Welcome

  Welcome to Georgia! Known as the Classic South, Augusta-Richmond and Columbia counties are in eastern Georgia near the Georgia-South Carolina state line. Augusta-Richmond County is a consolidated city-county with a population of more than 197,000 and is home to Fort Gordon. Columbia County has approximately 144,000 residents. The legal

Getting To & Around

  Cozied up to the South Carolina border on their eastern edges, Georgia’s Augusta-Richmond and Columbia counties easily link the Augusta metropolitan region with other parts of the states and the rest of the nation. Most people traveling in the area choose to drive, enjoying the scenic roads throughout the

Housing & Real Estate

  Relocating to a new home can be one of the most stressful situations in life. Whether moving across town or across the nation, preparation and organization can make all the difference. First, decide whether to use a professional moving company or make it a do-it-yourself (DIY) operation. For a

Employment & Economy

  Although the trade and service sectors supply the majority of jobs in Georgia, manufacturing and agriculture remain important to the state’s economy. Cotton, once Georgia’s most valuable crop, has declined in importance; in the 1990s, it was rivaled by peanuts, tobacco and corn. The manufacture of textiles and textile

Health Care

  There are many health care services in Augusta-Richmond and Columbia counties for military, civilians and veterans, though implementation of the Affordable Care Act has changed established insurance options. The state of Georgia currently does not have a state-run health exchange, where you can get quotes directly. Instead, the federal

Family Resources

  Picking up from one place and moving to another is always a hassle, especially when kids and pets are involved. Knowing whom to call or where to find information can help make the transition easier. Local government websites are valuable resources for newcomers to Augusta-Richmond and Columbia counties because

Education & Academics

  For those moving to a new location, it’s important to know what educational options are available. This chapter outlines the public schools system in Augusta-Richmond and Columbia counties, along with information about local libraries and higher education. There are private schools, charter schools and home schooling available to children

Living

  There is plenty to do in Georgia. Augusta-Richmond and Columbia counties boast a variety of entertaining activities — music, sports, theater, museums, parks and shopping. Relax in the 800-foot lazy river at Splash in the Boro, for instance, tee off at the world-famous Augusta National Golf Club or watch

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Historic Fort Mifflin affiliated with Pa. Guard's 103rd Brigade Engineer Battalion since 1777

Story by MAJ Angela King-Sweigart on 04/19/2017 FORT MIFFLIN, Pa.-In 1777 during the Revolutionary War more than 200 men were garrisoned here, located on what was then the banks of Mud Island in the Delaware River, during the Civil War the facility held prisoners, WWI munitions, and WWII it housed

Signaleers aid brigade in going wireless for comms

Story by SSG Armando Limon on 04/14/2017 SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Signal Soldiers in the Army have to contend with laying hundreds or even thousands of meters of networking cables throughout a tactical operations center (TOC) while in the field either in garrison or deployed. What if there was a way

Youth Challenge Academy at Milledgeville, Ga., graduates its first class

Story by SGT Clinton J Glenn on 04/01/2017 "We are investing in the future of our country by providing people who can contribute to society, both in military service and the workforce," said Col. Wallace Steinbrecher, state director of the Georgia National Guard YCA program. The 78 graduates of the
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