Fort Gordon continues to grow through workforce and construction

Fort Gordon Garrison Commander Col. Shaw Pick spoke at the CSRA Home Connections breakfast to give an update on happenings inside Fort Gordon.

Fort Gordon is seeing growth in the workforce and has seen the continuation of construction projects throughout the installation even during the COVID-19 pandemic

Things are constantly changing and getting done inside Fort Gordon. Garrison Commander Col. Shaw Pick updated on what’s happening during the CSRA Home Connections monthly breakfast meeting Wednesday. 

More than 20,000 service members call Fort Gordon home

Pick said Fort Gordon, with a supported population of 120,209 of service members, civilians and family members can be considered the sixth largest city in Georgia. With the Army Cyber Center of Excellence moving from Maryland to Georgia, the majority of the workforce arrived last year. 

“The brunt is behind us of the influx. If you go back for the last eight years, we have grown by 9,000 soldiers from 2012 to now,” Pick said. “That’s been the majority of the growth that has come to Fort Gordon. We have continued growth but it won’t be at that peak.” 

Related:Gen. Paul Stanton takes command of Fort Gordon, Cyber Center of Excellence

New gate, new buildings coming to Fort Gordon

Gate 6, located about six miles west of Gate 1, is expected to be completed and open to the public around the first and second weeks of October. Pick said they are excited about the new gate, which will triple the capacity of vehicles that can enter and leave the installation compared to Gate 1. 

The new gate will have six lanes available, compared to only two at

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Fran Callaway Obituary (2021) – Fort Smith, AR

Reverend Fran Thornberry Callaway
Reverend Fran Thornberry Callaway, 80, of Central Metropolis, AR, was born with an eternal, sunshine-shiny smile that touched quite a few life, on March 24th, 1941, in Birmingham, AL, and handed absent peacefully at dwelling with her household on August 8, 2021. She will constantly be remembered for her “never ever-met-a-stranger” individuality, with a great “gift-of-gab”, and an often content song in her heart and soul.
Fran graduated in the Class of 1959 from Northeast Substantial Faculty in Oklahoma City. She continued her education at Stephens College or university in Columbia, MO, and then at Oklahoma State College in Stillwater, Ok. She was the President of her sophomore pledge course in the Pi Beta Phi Sorority and gained a B.A. Diploma in Communications from OSU as the very first woman graduate of the College of Radio-Tv. Early in her senior calendar year, Fran began relationship her ideal higher education good friend and fellow classmate, Bob Callaway. They fell madly in appreciate and had been
wed on October 12th, 1963, in a blessed relationship that would flourish for nearly 58 several years.
Fran ongoing her really like for training by earning a Masters in Communications from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Ok. Skillfully, she served as the Public Relations Director for Magic Empire Council of Female Scouts in Tulsa, Alright, and afterwards turned the Marketing Supervisor for the Moody’s Jewellery Chain. Immediately after going to Okmulgee, Okay, Fran grew to become a feature tale writer for the
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New Paizi’s Gyros restaurant beneath building in Fort Smith

“Ohhh pa!” – the signature thank you for suggestions left for the crew at Paizi’s Gyros Mediterranean Grill – will be listened to from a new location this drop.

Petree Development has labored on the new Paizi’s restaurant at 3310 S. 74th St. in Stonewood Shopping Center following the demolition of a previous liquor retail outlet in March. The new digs will occur with a travel-via window and some extra home to get ready acquire-out orders of their gyro pita sandwiches, Greek salads and baklava.

“We have been contemplating about this given that the year before the pandemic, but when the pandemic hit, it produced us make a decision to go with a drive-thru,” explained Hari Paizi, co-operator of the cafe currently found 4900 Rogers Ave. Suite 103-J. “We’re on the lookout ahead to moving there. This is a new chapter in our contribution.”

With the lease running up at their present-day area, and a need for accessibility from additional than one particular location, the Paizis are reconnecting with their roots for choose-out orders. The cafe owned by Hari and his wife Ilona started out out as a food items truck in Wisconsin and found a strong pursuing in Fort Smith during their visits to the Oklahoma-Arkansas State Honest. Kicking the food truck organization up a notch, they moved into the suite at 4900 Rogers Ave. in Fort Smith, the former area of Pho Actual Asian Cafe, in 2015.

A new Paizi's Gyros Mediterranean Grill is under construction at 3310 S. 74th St. Stonewood Shopping Center across from Mercy Hospital Fort Smith.

Even now likely strong on the point out good circuit, Hari

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