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Savannah and Tybee Island

Shopping, food, sand and salt water, history and…ghosts?!? Located approximately 2.5 hours (drive time) from Fort Gordon, Savannah and Tybee Island offer a little – or a lot of – something for everyone. From souvenirs to boutiques to local artistry (available throughout stores, in artist communes and during the many and varied events), shopping in […]

Gold Star Wives, Those Who Sacrificed

By: Karen J. Lewis, LPC, Survivor Outreach Services Coordinator Military Gold Star Wives Day will be celebrated nationally 5 April 2015. For many years these spouses have worked and volunteered to make our military a stronger force, supporting their service member and completely holding down their home front and family when the Service Member is […]

The New

We’re excited to announce Fort Gordon Family and MWR’s exciting new website, officially relaunched November 7, 2014 with new features that improve your browsing experience. Here’s an overview of the features:   Program Finder: All Fort Gordon MWR programs are now categorized in the Program Finder. Find just what you’re looking for with ease, and […]

Finding Other Ways to Say Thanks

Finding Other Ways to Say Thanks

Last month, we observed Memorial Day – once known as Decoration Day. The internet was rife with heartwarming messages of support for our military community, discussions about past wars, and many stories about someone’s granddad, or aunt, the draft, and so on. It got me thinking about whether that path could have been right for […]

Installation Community Garden; What do you think?

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant. –Robert Louis Stevenson Research has shown that community gardens help individuals and families connect, reduce stress, increase physical activity, share quality time in the outdoors, improve nutrition, and even save families as much as $400 to $1,000 per year on […]

Survivors become Fast Friends

by Karen J. Lewis, LPC, SOS Support Specialist Jasmine McCoy (10) and Caitlyn Burner (10) had never met until camp this past summer. While introducing themselves and talking, the two young campers discovered they attended the same school (Cedar Ridge Elementary), knew the same teachers, and lived in the same city. This was a huge […]

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