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FYI Magazine – October 2011

I cannot help but be incredibly excited about this month, for so many reasons. First and perhaps the most obvious, it’s October! Once again, we’re cooking and eating yummy, comforting food, celebrating with friends and family, really getting outdoors more often and loving this weather. Fall in and around Fort Gordon is exciting! It’s packed […]

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Falling in Love with Autumn

Fall: my favorite time of year. Fall denotes the soothing season of celebration, festivity and reaping the rewards of the year. Harvest, Halloween, Sukkot, Samhain, Mid-Autumn Festival (or Moon Festival) and Thanksgiving—all are autumnal gatherings that reflect on the bounty of the year, the peace of the autumn months and the coming dormancy of winter. […]

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SSGT Chris Margoupis

SSgt Chris Margoupis walks into my office with a bit of nervousness. I guess most people aren’t sure what to expect when getting interviewed. He eventually eases into a level of comfort, albeit small, and begins talking. He grew up in the suburbs of Fairfax, Virginia as your everyday jock playing football, basketball and baseball […]

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SFC Vienary Tanksley

When Vienary walked into my office for our interview, she was all smiles. “I’ve never been interviewed before,” she said with a mix of excitement and nervousness. After answering a few a few basic questions, she relaxed and began talking about her life with a sensible matter-of-fact attitude. However, she always maintained an air of […]