2018-07-06 / News Update

Independence Celebration 2018




ABOVE: Pop singer/songwriter Colbie Caillat, center, from Malibu, California, pauses for a souvenir picture with the Burton family, from Warrenville, South Carolina: Andrew, left, the father of the house; son Caleb, 12; daughter Reagan, 5; daughter McKayla, 7; and mom Brittany Goff. Caillat’s most popular songs include “Bubbly” and “Realize.” Photos by Bill Bengtson / Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office ABOVE: Pop singer/songwriter Colbie Caillat, center, from Malibu, California, pauses for a souvenir picture with the Burton family, from Warrenville, South Carolina: Andrew, left, the father of the house; son Caleb, 12; daughter Reagan, 5; daughter McKayla, 7; and mom Brittany Goff. Caillat’s most popular songs include “Bubbly” and “Realize.” Photos by Bill Bengtson / Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office

BELOW: Rapper Wordsmith, based in Baltimore, pauses for a souvenir picture June 29 with Ann Morrison and her husband, Maj. Gen. John B. Morrison Jr., commanding general, Fort Gordon and Cyber Center of Excellence. BELOW: Rapper Wordsmith, based in Baltimore, pauses for a souvenir picture June 29 with Ann Morrison and her husband, Maj. Gen. John B. Morrison Jr., commanding general, Fort Gordon and Cyber Center of Excellence.


Grovetown resident Mikenzy Copper, 4, part of an Army family, goes down the slide at Barton Field. Grovetown resident Mikenzy Copper, 4, part of an Army family, goes down the slide at Barton Field.

Evans resident Sophia Raposo Marques, 7, part of an Army family, gets some time on a bungee bounce during the Independence Celebration. Evans resident Sophia Raposo Marques, 7, part of an Army family, gets some time on a bungee bounce during the Independence Celebration.

Arkansas-based singer/songwriter Justin Moore performs on Barton Field for the Independence Celebration, with an overall attendance estimated at 30,000. Arkansas-based singer/songwriter Justin Moore performs on Barton Field for the Independence Celebration, with an overall attendance estimated at 30,000.

Staff Sgt. Rachele Ison, Third Intelligence Squadron, shares a laugh with nephew Aleksei Barr, 2. Staff Sgt. Rachele Ison, Third Intelligence Squadron, shares a laugh with nephew Aleksei Barr, 2.

Singer/songwriter Justin Moore, center, the featured singer at the Independence Celebration, pauses for a pre-performance picture with fans Steven Hackley and fiancee Tammy Strickland of Augusta. Singer/songwriter Justin Moore, center, the featured singer at the Independence Celebration, pauses for a pre-performance picture with fans Steven Hackley and fiancee Tammy Strickland of Augusta.

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