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Changes to gun rules on Fort Gordon start in March

Fort Gordon is changing its weapons policy. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 02/19/2013 - Fort Gordon is about to pull the trigger on some new gun laws. Starting in March, you'll have to do more than register your gun to bring it on post. As News 12's Christie Ethridge reports, the new policy questions the person more than the weapon.

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DDS releases new design for veteran ID cards

The Department of Driver Services unveiled a new design for veteran ID cards. (WRDW-TV)

Posted: 02/18/2013 - Georgia veterans will be seeing changes in the design of their driver's licenses and state identification cards soon. The Department of Driver Services announced the new design in Atlanta on Monday.

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Girl Scouts work to send cookies to troops

Posted: 02/18/2013 - Girls Scouts "Cookies From Home" program gives you the chance to send a box of Girl Scout cookies to deployed troops. The Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia just started this program about four years ago.

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Ford Gordon Tax Center opening on Monday

Fort Gordon's main gate.

Posted: 01/23/2013 - The Tax Center at Fort Gordon is set to open its doors on Monday to soldiers, family members and retirees. Doors will open at 9 a.m. at the Courtyard on Brainard Avenue.

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AP source: Retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf dies

Memorial candles

Updated: 12/28/2012 - A U.S. official says retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who commanded the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein's forces out of Kuwait in 1991, has died. He was 78.

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Local farm donates Christmas trees to Trees for Troops

FedEx delivers the Christmas trees to bases all over the country and abroad for free. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 11/28/2012 - One hundred and twenty eight Christmas trees were loaded up Tuesday at Wright's Tree Farm in Ward, S.C. Trees for troops donates thousands of trees each year to military bases across the country.

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Fort Gordon's Tribute to the Fallen comes to an end

The eighth annual Tribute to the Fallen at Fort Gordon. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 11/08/2012 - Over the past 10 days, service members ran a 3-mile lap on Barton Field for over 200 hours. It was all to remember the 1,485 Marines and sailors who have lost their lives fighting for our freedom in the Middle East.

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Iraq war contractor ordered to pay $85 million


Posted: 11/02/2012 - A jury has ordered an American military contractor to pay $85 million after finding it guilty of negligence for illnesses suffered by a dozen Oregon soldiers who guarded an oilfield water plant during the Iraq war.

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Wounded warriors attend SRNS deer hunt

Hunting wounded vets

Posted: 10/23/2012 - Last Friday and Saturday, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions hosted yet another hunt for wounded warriors. News 12 went along for the hunt and watched a soldier try to take home a six-point with a nice spread.

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Oktoberfest helps soldiers assimilate home from combat

Posted: 10/15/2012 - It feels like one big party, but underneath the beer and bratwurst, Fort Gordon's Oktoberfest is part of a much larger plan. As News 12's Christie Ethridge reports, it's about helping the soldiers transition out of a life of combat.

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