2013-12-06 / Front Page

Fort Gordon dining facilities host Thanksgiving meal

By Sgt. 1st Class Kelly Jo Bridgwater
Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office


Willis Davis, assistant cook, Dining Facility 4, carves a serving of roast, commonly referred to as a ‘steamship’ due to the particular cut of beef, for the Thanksgiving meal Nov. 28. 
Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kelly Jo Bridgwater / Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office Willis Davis, assistant cook, Dining Facility 4, carves a serving of roast, commonly referred to as a ‘steamship’ due to the particular cut of beef, for the Thanksgiving meal Nov. 28. Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kelly Jo Bridgwater / Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office Dining facilities across the installation pulled out all the stops Nov. 28 in celebration of Thanksgiving by creating a bounty of food and cheer enjoyed by approximately 2,000 Soldiers, retirees and their families.

“Preparation for the meal began three weeks in advance,” said Alina Miller, manager of Dining Facility 4.

Elegant food displays, ice sculptures, and a menu to be unrivaled provided diners with a culinary kick start to the holiday season. Winning the annual Commanding General’s Best Decorated Dining Facility Competition was DFAC 2.



A bounty of colorful food displays created by assigned cooks and food service specialists adorned Fort Gordon’s dining facilities in celebration of Thanksgiving Nov. 28. 
Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kelly Jo Bridgwater / Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office A bounty of colorful food displays created by assigned cooks and food service specialists adorned Fort Gordon’s dining facilities in celebration of Thanksgiving Nov. 28. Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kelly Jo Bridgwater / Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office

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