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  • Twilight Tattoo indoors tonight - 27 May

    May 27, 2015

    WASHINGTON (May 27, 2015 ) -- Due to predicted bad weather, tonight's Twilight Tattoo performance will move indoors to Conmy Hall on Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall, Va. Because of the anticipated large audience and the limited seating in Conmy Hall, we are performing two shows tonight (one at 4:30 p.m., and one at 7 p.m.).

  • Tunisian Minister of Defense pays respects to American heroes

    May 27, 2015

    Tunisian Minister of Defense Farhat Horchani laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery to honor American heroes.

  • Army G-4 visits Fort McNair

    May 27, 2015

    WASHINGTON (May 26, 2015) -- Lt. Gen. Gustave F. Perna, U.S. Army's Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, received a mission and capabilities briefing during their visit to the Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington (JFHQ-NCR/MDW) at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • Office of Business Transformation host Twilight Tattoo

    May 26, 2015

    More than two thousand audience members came out to see the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Twilight Tattoo hosted by Lt. Gen. Thomas W. Spoehr, Office of Business Transformation (OBT) director, held on Summerall Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.

  • JFHQ-NCR/MDW Memorial Day Safety Message

    May 18, 2015

    Whether you will be participating in our National Memorial Day Observance on May 25th at Arlington National Cemetery, spending time with loved ones or simply enjoying the holiday weekend, I encourage you to pause to consider the debt of gratitude we owe the men and women that this day commemorates.

  • Army's lead lawyer hosts Twilight Tattoo

    May 14, 2015

    More than three thousand audience members came out to see the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Twilight Tattoo hosted by the 39th U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Lt. Gen. Flora D. Darpino, held on Summerall Field, Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall, Va.

  • Old Guard Soldiers to honor America's Fallen

    May 14, 2015

    This year's Flags-In is scheduled for Thursday, May 21 beginning at 4 p.m.

  • American Red Cross honors America's heroes

    May 13, 2015

    Linda Mathes, chief executive officer, American Red Cross -- National Capital Region, and Bette Cook, station chair, Fort Belvoir and Quantico Marine Corps Base, laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, Va.

  • Lincoln Conspirator's trial remembered

    May 11, 2015

    The U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Office of the Staff Judge Advocate hosted a special observance during the 150-year anniversary of the military tribunal held after the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.

  • ASA (ALT) general hosts Twilight Tattoo

    May 7, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Michael E. Williamson, Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology ASA (ALT), hosted the ceremony on Summerall field.

  • Best greeting in the National Capital Region

    May 5, 2015

    Passing through some sort of security check point is normally a required function to enter most military installations. Rarely is it enjoyable.

  • Army Ten-Miler Celebrates 31st Anniversary

    May 4, 2015

    The Army's 31st edition of its annual Army Ten-Miler (ATM) race is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 11, in the nation's capital. Hosted by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, ATM is the third largest 10-mile race in the world and attracts 35,000 military and civilian runners from around the globe.

  • National Memorial Day Observance to honor fallen service members

    May 4, 2015

    The annual National Memorial Day Observance to honor America's fallen military service members is scheduled for Monday, May 25 at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • MDW celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

    May 1, 2015

    The theme for the May 2015 Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month is "Many Cultures, One Voice: Promote Equality and Inclusion."

  • Season Opener at MDW's Twilight Tattoo

    Apr 30, 2015

    The Army's 2015 Twilight Tattoo season opened to applause from hundreds of audience members under near perfect weather on Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall's Summerall Field.

  • Army joins America's PrepareAthon!

    Apr 28, 2015

    All Army installations and organizations are requested to participate in the April 2015 AP! campaign, culminating with National PrepareAthon! Day on April 30,

  • Japan honors America's heroes

    Apr 28, 2015

    His Excellency Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery to honor America's fallen.

  • Army Ten-Miler registration opens May 5

    Apr 28, 2015

    Army Ten-Miler officials announced that priority registration for all U.S. Service members will open at 6:30 a.m. EDT, May 5.

  • Soldier recognized for 30 years of service

    Apr 23, 2015

    Col. Michael J. Worth, Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Medical Evacuation CONUS Hospitals (MECH) chief, was presented the Legion of Merit recognizing his 30 years of service to the military during a ceremony held at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • 12th Aviation Battalion welcomes new command sergeant major

    Apr 22, 2015

    Lt Col. James T. Donovan, the 12th Aviation battalion commander, presided over the ceremony transferring responsibility from Command Sgt. Maj. Michael D. Sutterfield to Command Sgt. Maj. Robert L. Hill Jr.

  • Army leaders review their skills

    Apr 20, 2015

    Soldiers from Army installations and units within the National Capital Region attended the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Company Commander/First Sergeant Pre-Command Course held at Fort Lesley J. McNair, from 20 - 23 April, 2015.

  • MDW's Inspector General departs

    Apr 17, 2015

    Col. Mark B. Kelly, Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Inspector General, was presented the Meritorious Service Medal for his service in a number of key positions at the command during the past four years during a farewell ceremony at Fort Lesley J. McNair and hosted by Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, JFHQ-NCR/MDW commanding general.

  • Honoring Jefferson's 272nd birthday

    Apr 15, 2015

    Former President and founding father Thomas Jefferson was honored on his 272nd birthday with an Armed Forces Full Honors Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington D.C. April 13, 2015.

  • Army recognizes outstanding civilian support

    Apr 15, 2015

    Five American citizens were recognized for their outstanding service in support of the United States Army during a special Twilight Tattoo called "Salute from the Chief," hosted by Army Chief of Staff Raymond T. Odierno.

  • MDW's Staff Judge Advocate retires

    Apr 14, 2015

    Friends and fellow staff members said goodbye to Col. James R. Agar, U.S. Army Military District of Washington staff judge advocate, during a retirement ceremony held in his honor at the Fort Lesley J. McNair Officer Club.

  • Army highlights Volunteer Appreciation Week

    Apr 14, 2015

    Volunteers are essential to the Army's mission. They selflessly give their time to the Army community by serving Soldiers, Families, retirees and civilians. From leading Family readiness groups, to coaching youth sports, to assisting administrative offices, volunteers are critical to building strong communities.

  • 2015 Twilight Tattoo: validated!

    Apr 14, 2015

    Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" conducted a full dress rehearsal inside Conmy Hall, Joint Base Myer -- Henderson Hall, in preparation for the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's 2015 Twilight Tattoo season.

  • Army salutes outstanding Americans at Twilight Tattoo

    Apr 13, 2015

    A special Twilight Tattoo to recognize five Americans for their outstanding service in support of the United States Army and award them with the Outstanding Civilian Service Award is being held April 14th at Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (JMB-HH), Va.

  • SHARP speaker: Cultural change is a mind change

    Apr 10, 2015

    More than a thousand Service members and civilians from the Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/U.S. Military District of Washington and its inter-agency partners recently gathered during the annual Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention professional development training.

  • Month of the Military Child: "Their Lives, Their Stories"

    Apr 3, 2015

    The MOMC observance is an opportunity to thank and applaud Army children for their support of a ready Army and recognize their role in strong Army Families

  • Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, 2015

    Apr 3, 2015

    Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) is observed every April to raise awareness and educate communities on the prevention of sexual violence.

  • JBM-HH Gates Access: Fort Myer, Henderson Hall, Virginia, and Fort McNair, Washington, D.C.

    Apr 2, 2015

    Access procedures have changed slightly at JBM-HH.

  • Ten things to know around the DOD in April

    Apr 2, 2015

    1. Easter Sunrise Service - The annual Easter Sunrise Service hosted by the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall commander will be held April 5 at the Memorial Amphitheater in Arlington National Cemetery. The non-denominational service will begin with a prelude by the United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" at 6:15 a.m. The service is scheduled to begin with a call to worship at 6:30 a.m. This year's Easter sermon will be delivered by Maj. Gen. Howard Stendahl, chief of chaplains, United States Air Force. An interpreter for the hearing impaired will be provided.

  • Leadership course provides mental and physical health

    Mar 31, 2015

    More than 50 service members attended a different type of leadership course, providing them with essential tools to better care for themselves so they can better care for their troops, at the Community Center, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., March 23 -- 27, 2015.

  • Medal of Honor recipients remember those left behind

    Mar 26, 2015

    Medal of Honor Day is celebrated each year on March 25th, and this year three Medal of Honor recipients recognized the day by laying a wreath in front of the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Afghan President honors America's fallen

    Mar 24, 2015

    Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani honored America's military by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery during his visit to the United States this week.

  • St. Patrick's Day the Army way

    Mar 19, 2015

    Thousands of parade watchers clapped and shouted their approval as Soldiers from the Army's premiere ceremonial units, participated in the NYC St. Patrick's Day parade.

  • JBM-HH tax center prepares for filing home stretch

    Mar 19, 2015

    With about a month left in the 2015 tax season, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Consolidated Tax Center is ready for crunch-time.

  • Platoon sergeants mentor future platoon leaders

    Mar 18, 2015

    Before the crack of dawn, a group of senior noncommissioned officers with the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team "Greywolf," 1st Cavalry Division, piled into a van to begin their road trip from Fort Hood to Austin, Texas.

  • JBM-HH Easter Sunrise Service set for April 5

    Mar 18, 2015

    The annual Easter Sunrise Service hosted by the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall commander will be held April 5 in the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Use it or lose it; max leave changes coming

    Mar 16, 2015

    Starting Oct. 1, 2015, Soldiers can carry over no more than 60 days leave unless they have Special Leave Accrual (SLA) protected leave.

  • Ten-day-long lottery offering Marine Corps Marathon spots starts March 13

    Mar 12, 2015

    Those attempting to grab a 2015 Marine Corps Marathon bib will have a prime opportunity starting March 13.

  • High school sophomore wins TUSAB Young Artist Competition

    Mar 12, 2015

    Cellist Allison Park celebrated her sweet 16 birthday in February, and her March is turning even sweeter.

  • Turning volunteer experience into a paying job

    Mar 12, 2015

    Military family members and service members transitioning or retiring from the armed forces should not underestimate the power of volunteer experiences as they seek paid employment in the civilian job market.

  • New improvements to JBM-HH will help conserve energy, money

    Mar 12, 2015

    A collection of new Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Directorate of Public Works projects is underway in order to make the base more environmentally friendly and save funds on energy for years to come.

  • Fort A.P. Hill renames community activity center

    Mar 9, 2015

    U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill renamed the post community activity center the Ambrose Fitness Center on March 6. The post's main gymnasium, Ambrose houses exercise equipment, free weights, racquetball and basketball courts.

  • Registration deadline for Race Series Challenge and first FMWR race March 9

    Mar 9, 2015

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation is again hosting a calendar-loaded schedule of road races and three Army 10-Miler qualifiers throughout the upcoming months.

  • Military working dogs sniff out narcotics, explosives

    Mar 9, 2015

    Despite not allowing dogs on the property, an off-season FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, and the Daughters of the American Revolution Continental Memorial Hall in Washington, host canines and their handlers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment's (The Old Guard) 947th Military Police Detachment stationed on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Top MDW Soldier presented Legion of Merit

    Mar 9, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj., David O. Turnbull, Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military district of Washington command sergeant major, was presented the Legion of Merit for his service during the past 31 months

  • Iwo Jima, Arlington National Cemetery linked by three flag-raising Marines

    Mar 9, 2015

    Seventy years ago, Marines fought for footholds in the volcanic earth of an unknown Pacific Ocean island named Iwo Jima. Throughout the five weeks of battle against the Empire of Japan, over 6,800 Americans spilled their blood in the shadow of the island's summit, Mount Suribachi.

  • Winter weather is here -- be prepared!

    Mar 9, 2015

    In the event of weather-related closures, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall personnel follow the guidance of the Office of Personnel Management. OPM determines the open, closed or delayed status for all government agencies and installations located inside the Washington, D.C., beltway.

  • From fife to flight; first fifer pins on air assault badge

    Mar 9, 2015

    Staff Sgt. William J. Parks, a 29-year old fife instrumentalist assigned to the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Fife and Drum Corps (FDC) was the first in the unit's recent history to graduate from Air Assault School at Fort Benning, Ga., Jan. 16.

  • Republic of Korea honors America's heroes

    Mar 4, 2015

    Speaker of the National Assembly for the Republic of Korea, Chung Ui Hwa, laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery to honor America's fallen.

  • Celebrating Women's History Month

    Feb 27, 2015

    Every year the National Women's History Project selects a unifying theme and this year's theme presents the opportunity to weave women's stories -- individually and collectively -- into the essential fabric of our nation's history.

  • Golden State Warriors Honor Fallen at Arlington Cemetery

    Feb 26, 2015

    Members of the Golden State Warriors NBA basketball team visited Arlington National Cemetery today to show support for an Army widow and pay homage to thousands of military members buried throughout the hallowed grounds.

  • German senior military leader honors America's fallen

    Feb 25, 2015

    Chief of Staff of the German Army, Lt. Gen. Bruno Kasdorf, laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery to honor America's fallen.

  • Army G-8 visits Fort McNair

    Feb 23, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Anthony R. Ierardi, Deputy Chief of Staff, Army G-8, visited with Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, commander of Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/ U.S. Army Military District of Washington and his staff at Fort Lesley J. McNair to discuss the command's mission and capabilities in the National Capital Region.

  • Army prepares for upcoming Twilight Tattoo season

    Feb 20, 2015

    The 2015 Twilight Tattoo showcase will begin April 29 and run through Aug. 19, every Wednesday with the exception of July 1. The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own," will support Independence Day celebrations that week.

  • Celebrating Lincoln's 206th Birthday

    Feb 12, 2015

    The U.S. Army Military District of Washington conducted a Presidential Armed Forces Full Honor Wreath-Laying Ceremony this morning at the Lincoln Memorial in honor of Abraham Lincoln, 16th President, United States of America Birthday.

  • Army G-1 visits Fort McNair

    Feb 11, 2015

    Lt. Gen. James C. McConville, deputy chief of staff, Army G-1, visited with Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, commander of Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/ U.S. Army Military District of Washington and his staff at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • 2nd Quarter Town Hall at Fort McNair

    Feb 10, 2015

    Shaping the workforce, civilian education and command engagement were the primary topics of discussion during the JFHQ-NCR/U.S. Army Military District of Washington Town Hall meeting held in the National Defense University's Lincoln Auditorium at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • National Prayer Service at Fort McNair

    Feb 5, 2015

    Faith, fellowship, and food were on display during the Fort McNair National Prayer Luncheon held inside the National Defense University (NDU) at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • Consolidated Tax Center now open

    Feb 5, 2015

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Consolidated Tax Center is now open for business and celebrated with a grand opening ceremony Feb. 2. This year marks the first tax season for the a consolidated tax center, which combines the Fort Myer and Henderson Hall tax centers into one convenient location for customers at Building 205 on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base.

  • Lincoln Assassination Military Tribunal: 150 years later

    Feb 4, 2015

    FORT MCNAIR, Washington, D.C. -- Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall announces a special observance of the 150-year anniversary of the start of the military tribunal of those thought responsible for the plot to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln in 1865.

  • National African American History Month 2015

    Feb 3, 2015

    With tremendous strength and abiding resolve, our ancestors -- some of whom were brought to this land in chains -- have woven their resilient dignity into the fabric of our Nation and taught us that we are not trapped by the mistakes of history

  • JBM-HH to enhance visitor access requirements

    Feb 2, 2015

    Future visitors to Army installations will be subject to a National Crime Information Center (NCIC) background check.

  • Hagel 'Quintessentially American,' Obama Says at Farewell Tribute

    Jan 29, 2015

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2015 -- President Barack Obama hosted an armed forces farewell tribute to retiring Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia.

  • Turkish military leader honors America's fallen

    Jan 28, 2015

    Turkish Land Forces Commander, Gen. Hulusi Akar, laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery to honor America's fallen.

  • The U.S. Army Field Band Welcomes A New Commander

    Jan 28, 2015

    Lt. Col. Jim Keene assumed command of The United States Army Field Band from Lt. Col. Paul Bamonte during a ceremony Jan. 23, at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

  • Iraq war veteran honored on tenth anniversary of death

    Jan 23, 2015

    Iraq war veteran U.S. Army 1st Lt. Nainoa K. Hoe, killed-in-action 10 years ago today, was honored by military members and Hawaiian political leaders at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Top cops receive victorious validation

    Jan 20, 2015

    Special Reaction Team (SRT) members from the U.S. Army Military District of Washington were being evaluated into the late evening hours at the National Defense University (NDU) at Fort Lesley J. McNair, as they participated in a certification exercise to validate their incident and crisis response capabilities, Jan. 15.

  • NORTHCOM Commander visits JFHQ-NCR/MDW

    Jan 16, 2015

    Admiral Bill Gortney, commander of U.S. Northern Command visited with Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, commander of Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/ U.S. Army Military District of Washington and his staff at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • Resilient Warrior leads the way

    Jan 15, 2015

    In 2012, King was wounded in Afghanistan by an Improvised Explosive Device (I.E.D.) while conducting a building-clearing mission. He sustained a multitude of internal and external injuries and has become a bilateral leg amputee.

  • Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

    Jan 14, 2015

    "Life's most persistent and urgent question is what are you doing for others? - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Washington Nationals leadership visit Fort McNair

    Jan 13, 2015

    Leaders from the Washington Nationals baseball team received a briefing describing the Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's mission and capabilities that could be provided in support of civil authorities in the National Capital Region if a crisis arose.

  • Winter in the beltway

    Jan 9, 2015

    In the event of weather-related closures of Federal Government Offices inside the Washington D.C., beltway, JFHQ-NCR/MDW personnel will follow the guidance of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) which provides "open" or "closed" status.

  • 2014: A year-end review of JBM-HH, community partners

    Jan 8, 2015

    American poet and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, "Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year." At Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, we have a similar unofficial phrase that reminds us to make the most of each day: "Every day is a great day at JBM-HH." In 2014, JBM-HH saw a number of those great - and notable - days and the Pentagram staff captured a good many of those memorable happenings that made 2014 a great year.

  • 10 things to know around the DOD for 2015

    Jan 8, 2015

    1. Renovations of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) barracks (Building 247) begin this month with an estimated completion date of Dec. 27, 2016, according to the Department of Defense. Funding comes from a bid won by co-venturing San Diego companies Herman/JCG for a $23,562,676 contract - the largest-ever federal contract awarded with funds set aside specifically for a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

  • President of the United Mexican States lays wreath in Arlington

    Jan 7, 2015

    His Excellency Enrique Peña Nieto, President of the United Mexican States, laid a wreath during an Armed Forces Full Honor Wreath Laying Ceremony with Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to honor America's fallen.

  • MDW family celebrates holiday season

    Dec 18, 2014

    Soldiers, civilians, and family members exchanged gifts, awarded door prizes, and shared a potluck during the Joint Force Headquarters -- National Capital Region and U.S. Army Military District of Washington holiday party at Fort Lesley J. McNair, D.C., Dec. 15, 2014.

  • JBM-HH readies joint tax center for 2015

    Dec 18, 2014

    Tax season is right around the corner, and come January, service members, retirees and their families will be able to use the services of the installation's new consolidated joint tax center on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Command Surgeon Office integrates with medical professionals at Conference

    Dec 12, 2014

    The Joint Force Headquarters -- National Capital Region Command Surgeon's Office attended the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States Conference to inform and educate attendees of its mission and the command at the D.C. Convention Center, Dec. 2 -- 5.

  • Estonian Prime Minister honors America's fallen

    Dec 11, 2014

    Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia, Taavi Roivas, participated in an Armed Forces Full Honors Wreath Laying ceremony hosted by Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.

  • 2014 Army-Navy Game: America's Game

    Dec 8, 2014

    The Black Knights of Army and Midshipmen of Navy will square off for the 115th time for one of the most storied rivalries in college sports on Dec. 13, 2014, at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland, for the 2014 Army-Navy Game.

  • Soldiers celebrate festival with holiday classics

    Dec 8, 2014

    The U.S. Army Military District of Washington presented its annual holiday season with a full dress rehearsal kick-off concert at the Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall, in Washington, D.C., Dec. 5, 2014.

  • Take charge of your online identity

    Dec 4, 2014

    I encourage you to review your own social media accounts and ask that your family members do the same. Personal security and operational security go hand in hand; they are vital to our workforce and nation's security and it is everyone's responsibility to practice OPSEC.

  • Soldiers give back during the holiday season

    Nov 26, 2014

    Twelve Soldiers from the 289th Military Police Company, volunteered to help the Lorton Community Action Center (LCAC) assemble and distribute Thanksgiving food baskets to the local community.

  • 2014 JFHQ-NCR/MDW Holiday Season Message

    Nov 26, 2014

    As 2014 draws to a close, I hope you can reflect with a feeling of accomplishment and pride in a job well done.

  • CID warns of new carjacking scam, provides holiday safety tips

    Nov 26, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is warning the greater Army community about a new carjacking scam targeting unsuspecting holiday shoppers.

  • Giving Thanks in the National Capital Region

    Nov 26, 2014

    Staff, family members and friends from the Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region gathered to take part in a "Giving Thanks" prayer breakfast hosted by the JFHQ-NCR Chaplain's Office at the Fort McNair Officers' Club Nov. 25, 2014.

  • Winter weather could impact holiday travel

    Nov 25, 2014

    An active weather pattern is in place across the central and eastern U.S. for the middle of the week. A surface low is forecast to develop over the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday along the stalled frontal boundary. This feature will intensify as it moves towards the northeast, and become a nor'easter as it passes the Mid-Atlantic region and New England.

  • Winter Season Safety

    Nov 24, 2014

    It is hard to miss winter in the Nation's Capital Region, especially when it is freezing and snowing one day, and then raining the next. But military service members, civilians and leaders alike must be prepared to face the unique challenges during our winter season. As an element of the Army's Ready .. or Not? seasonal safety campaign, MDW Safety would like to share the resources listed in the Related Links section of this article. Stay safe, stay warm and stay ARMY STRONG! HOOAH!

  • Padilla Becomes 15th President of National Defense University

    Nov 21, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Frederick M. Padilla, U.S. Marine Corps, assumed the duties as the 15th President of the National Defense University (NDU) from Ambassador Wanda L. Nesbitt in an Assumption of Presidency ceremony.

  • Buchanan: Trial-and-error, humility at core of leadership

    Nov 21, 2014

    The Joint Forces Headquarters-National Capital Region and U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general led the first Memorial Chapel-hosted series of leadership discussions at JBM-HH.

  • Remembering the life of 'Black Jack' Pershing

    Nov 14, 2014

    Members of the Military Order of the World Wars along with participants and allies from World War I remember and honor General of the Armies John J. Pershing's life and service to the U.S. Army during the annual Pershing Memorial Ceremony held at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Nov. 11, 2014.

  • Morocco's Inspector General honors America's fallen

    Nov 14, 2014

    Kingdom of Morocco's Inspector General of the Armed Forces Gen. Bouchaib Arroub participated in an Armed Forces Full Honors Wreath Laying ceremony hosted Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • National Military Family Appreciation Month 2014

    Nov 14, 2014

    Military Family Appreciation Month is observed in November to recognize and honor families of service members from all branches for their unique contributions and sacrifices. The Army recognizes that the selfless dedication and commitment of Army families directly contributes to the readiness of our Soldiers. Families are the force behind the force.

  • A unique way to serve

    Nov 13, 2014

    The Arlington Ladies participated in an Army Wreath-laying Ceremony hosted by Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Unbroken Line of Vets Keeps America Free, Biden Says

    Nov 12, 2014

    An unbroken line of veterans has kept the United States and its freedoms safe since the founding of the republic, Vice President Joe Biden said today at America's most sacred shrine.

  • A life time of service and honor celebrated

    Nov 12, 2014

    Family, friends and fellow staff members said goodbye to Richard R. Miller, a long time employee and mentor in the administration directorate of the Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region/ U.S. Army Military District of Washington during a retirement ceremony held in his honor at the National Defense University auditorium at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

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