A look back at FOX 54s 2018 military coverage

A look back at FOX 54s 2018 military coverage

(WFXG) - 2018 was a big year for our military community, with everything from celebrations and awards to education and job events. FOX 54 was there through it all. Here are some notable stories we covered in the military community.

Holiday Celebrations and Travel:

30,000 people came out to Barton Field for the Annual Independence day celebration.

You can read that full story here.

A special holiday festival and tree lighting was held for soldiers and their families.

You can read that full story here.

Soldiers got to visit their families for the holidays.

You can read that full story here.

Remembrance:

Fort Gordon held a remembrance ceremony for 9/11 victims.

You can read the ceremony schedule and that full story here.

George HW Bush’s memory was honored with a 21-gun salute.

You can read that full story here.

Awards:

Out of 40,000 people, an Augusta native was selected as Marine of the year.

You can read that full story here.

Fort Gordon’s Ozella Gates wins Library Technician of the Year.

You can read that full story here.

Education and Jobs:

National Guard Youth Challenge graduated 200 teenagers.

You can view that full story here.

Transition summit helped train soldiers who were transitioning to civilian life.

You can read that full story here.

Job fair brings 50 employers to Fort Gordon.

You can view that full story here.

Continued Coverage:

Reality Winner was sentenced to over 5 years in prison.

You can read that full story here.

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