FYI Magazine – November 2011

A 47-page color recruitment booklet for the Women’s Army Corps (WAC), “Somebody Special” was published in 1964 and followed the fictional enlistment and Army service of a character named Barbara. Used as a recruitment tool by veteran, Carol Taber, the booklet outlines WAC uniforms, jobs, barracks, food and more. When I read through it the […]


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. […]


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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