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  • Wreath laying ceremony honors Jefferson's 271st birthday

    Apr 15, 2014

    Former President and Founding Father Thomas Jefferson was honored on the occasion of his 271st birthday with an Armed Forces Full Honors Wreath Ceremony at the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington D.C., April 13, 2014.

  • Speak Up! A Voice Unheard is an Army Defeated

    Apr 14, 2014

    More than a thousand service members and federal civilian employees from the Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington listened to the horrific experience of Monika Korra's sexual assault during a training seminar concerning rape and abuse in our society held at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., April 11, 2014.

  • America's Heroes honor their own at Arlington National Cemetery

    Apr 9, 2014

    More than 60 veterans attended an Army Wreath Laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery as part of an Honor Flight Capital Region tour, April 5, 2014.

  • "Salute from the Chief" Twilight Tattoo

    Apr 9, 2014

    A special Twilight Tattoo called 'Salute from the Chief' is scheduled to be performed on Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall April 28, at 6 p.m.

  • Easter Sunrise Service at Arlington National Cemetery

    Apr 8, 2014

    The annual Easter Sunrise Service at the Arlington National Cemetery Memorial Amphitheater begins at 6:30 a.m., Sunday April 20. Rear Adm. Margaret Grun Kibben, deputy chief of Navy chaplains will provide the sermon. There will be an interpreter for the hearing impaired.

  • Congratulations Major Lisell

    Apr 8, 2014

    Congratulations to Luke A. Lisell, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington Public Affairs executive officer, on his promotion to major during a ceremony at Fort Lesley J. McNair, April 4, 2014.

  • America's Heroes honor their own at Arlington National Cemetery

    Apr 8, 2014

    More than 60 veterans attended an Army Wreath Laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery as part of an Honor Flight Capital Region tour, April 5, 2014.

  • Army kicks off popular FREE outdoor live-pageant

    Apr 8, 2014

    The U.S. Army Military District of Washington is set to kick off another season of its Twilight Tattoo program, a FREE opportunity for people throughout the country and the world to witness the U.S. Army�'s elite ceremonial units in action.

  • Fair winds and following seas shipmate

    Apr 7, 2014

    Navy Commander Reginald C. "Redd" Brown, the Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region's Force Health Protection Officer was given the traditional naval service farewell of 'Fair winds and following seas' during his retirement ceremony held at Fort Lesley J. McNair, April 2, 2014.

  • Top U.S.-Japan military leaders meet at Fort McNair

    Apr 4, 2014

    General Shigeru Iwasaki, Chief of Staff, Joint Staff, Japan Self-Defense Forces was officially greeted upon his arrival in the United States by Gen. Martin Dempsey, the U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at an arrival ceremony held at Fort Lesley J. McNair, April 3, 2014.

  • Young Lives, BIG Stories

    Apr 4, 2014

    Since 1986, the Department of Defense has deemed April as the Month of the Military Child. From deployments to new schools, military children are faced with unique challenges that ordinary youth do not experience.

  • Antiterrorism Synchronization: What it means to us all

    Apr 4, 2014

    Given the persistent threat of terrorism, the Army's antiterrorism efforts must remain proactive and the entire Army community must remain vigilant. Therefore the Army's antiterrorism theme for the third quarter of fiscal year 2014 (3Q/FY14), which runs from April through June, is Antiterrorism Synchronization.

  • MDW Soldiers support Cherry Blossom Festival

    Apr 3, 2014

    Weather permitting; here is what the U.S. Army Military District of Washington and other DoD agencies are providing in support of this year's Cherry Blossom Festival and other events in the National Capital Region in the coming days. All events are free, and open to the public.

  • Speak Up! A Voice Unheard is an Army Defeated

    Apr 3, 2014

    April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and held to raise awareness and educate communities on the prevention of sexual violence.

  • Congratulations Lt. Col. Fisher

    Apr 2, 2014

    Lieutenant Colonel Charles A. Fisher, Joint Force Headquarters -- National Capital Region's senior joint logistics plans officer, received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (First Oak Leaf Cluster) presented by Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, JFHQ-NCR/MDW commanding general during a ceremony held at Fort Belvoir, Va., April 1, 2014.

  • Congratulations Sgt. Nelson

    Apr 2, 2014

    Sergeant Joshua T. Nelson, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington chaplain assistant, took the oath of reenlistment during a ceremony held at the JFHQ-NCR/MDW Command Chaplain's Office at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • JFHQ-NCR/MDW Employee Spotlight - Ms. Tammy Dawkins

    Apr 2, 2014

    Meet JFHQ-NCR/MDW Employee Ms. Tammy Dawkins

  • Hot competition at the Chili Cook-Off

    Apr 1, 2014

    Soldiers and staff made their best pots of chili for the annual Chili Cook-Off hosted at Fort Lesley J. McNair, March 26, 2014.

  • MDW Police Officers Recognized

    Mar 28, 2014

    The Military and Civilian Police Officers of the Year for the U.S. Army Military District of Washington were recognized during a ceremony held at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • Congratulations Sgt. Jorns!

    Mar 24, 2014

    The Meritorious Service Medal was awarded to Sgt. Claire V. Jorns, paralegal, U.S. Army Military District of Washington Staff Judge Advocate. The ceremony was hosted by Col. James R. Agar, MDW SJA and held at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • MDW participates in St. Patrick's Day celebration

    Mar 21, 2014

    The U.S. Army Military District of Washington participated in the 253rd St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York, NY on Monday, March 17.

  • Secret Service Honors Fallen American Heroes

    Mar 20, 2014

    Kathy A. Michalko, U.S. Secret Service Washington Field Office special agent in charge, laid a wreath with Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during an Army Full Honors Wreath Laying Ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Army Field Band returns to touring after year of restricted travel

    Mar 19, 2014

    After more than a year of restricted travel, the U.S. Army Field Band returns to the road this month where they will share the Army story with Americans in the Northeast.

  • 911th receives new leadership

    Mar 13, 2014

    The 911th Technical Rescue Engineer Company held a Change of Responsibility ceremony where 1st Sgt. Tyrone Stacy replaced 1st Sgt. Jason M. Dodge at Thurman Hall, Fort Belvoir, Md., on March 12, 2014.

  • Sleeves up! 'Sun's out, guns out' throughout the Corps

    Mar 13, 2014

    The rallying cry of the Marine Corps is "Semper Fi," but on March 9 that might have very well changed, at least temporarily, to "sun's out, guns out" as Marines in non-combat areas, including those on the Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall, rolled up the sleeves of their desert camouflage utilities for the summer months.

  • Ceremonial Women of Note

    Mar 13, 2014

    Sgt. 1st Class Julie A. Boehler, Principal Timpanist of The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" shares memories of her career since joining "Pershing's Own" and becoming the first woman Soldier timpanist with the band in 2003.

  • Fort Belvoir engages in statewide tornado drill

    Mar 13, 2014

    Fort Belvoir participated in the annual Virginia Statewide Tornado Drill Tuesday morning as part of a joint effort between the state's Department of Emergency Management and the National Weather Service. At garrison headquarters, all staffers were required to walk to the basement of the building and sit down in the hallway during the drill. After that, they walked into another room to listen to a Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security briefing on tornado preparedness.

  • Soldiers and Army civilians honored by Secret Service

    Mar 12, 2014

    The U.S. Secret Service presented Certificates of Appreciation to Soldiers and staff from the 289th MP Company, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Civilian Police Officers and MDW Provost Marshal-Protectorate Directorate for their outstanding service and support during numerous events in the National Capital Region. These events include Presidential Wreath Laying ceremonies, Foreign Head of State visits to Arlington National Cemetery and security missions such as the State of the Union address.

  • Congratulations Sgt. Morgan!

    Mar 12, 2014

    Staff members of the Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington packed into the command foyer to see Matthew T. Morgan, JFHQ-NCR/MDW executive administrator, promoted to sergeant at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • Farewell Staff Sgt. Krum

    Mar 11, 2014

    The Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington Chaplain's Office hosted a retirement ceremony for Staff Sgt. Brian C. Krum, MDW Command chaplain assistant held at Fort Lesley J. McNair. The ceremony was hosted by Chaplain (Col.) Michael E. Brainerd, MDW command chaplain and Master Sgt. Carlos Clausel, MDW command chaplain noncommissioned officer in charge.

  • Wounded warrior helps soldiers be resilient

    Mar 10, 2014

    The U.S. Army Military District of Washington Soldiers were presented valuable motivational experiences from Wounded Warrior retired Sgt. Noah Galloway, that are intended to assist them during their Army careers and beyond.

  • Congratulations to Lt. Col. Woodlock!

    Mar 7, 2014

    Congratulations to Lt. Col. Daniel M. Woodlock, Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington Medical Plans and Operations officer, on his promotion.

  • Belvoir fitness enthusiasts qualify for CrossFit program

    Mar 7, 2014

    Fort Belvoir servicemembers and civilians took the Kawamura Human Performance Center's mandatory CrossFit Introductory Class Thursday to become qualified to use the new facility. Nine fitness enthusiasts learned about facility programs and equipment to include: specific workout programs and weekly schedules, safety awareness and precautions, and the established methodologies regarding CrossFit in general, during the preliminary briefing session, hosted by Joseph Castro, KHPC strength and conditioning coordinator.

  • TUSAB concert a hit for kids of all ages

    Mar 6, 2014

    What do you get when you put The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" together with a group of eager kids at Brucker Hall on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall?

  • FDC applauded at 54th anniversary celebration

    Mar 4, 2014

    Lauded as a chronicler of American military music and precision, The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps performed and were saluted during an anniversary observance the evening of Feb. 24 at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Conmy Hall.

  • March is Women's History Month

    Feb 27, 2014

    The theme for Women's History Month 2014 is "Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment."

  • Georgian Prime Minister honors the fallen

    Feb 25, 2014

    Ignoring the sudden snow fall in Northern Virginia, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington Commander Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan participate in an Armed Forces Full Honor Wreath Laying Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, Feb. 25, 2014.

  • AAOG host cookout fundraiser

    Feb 21, 2014

    The United States Army Air Operations Group (AAOG) hosted a cookout fundraiser at their headquarters building at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Feb. 20, 2014.

  • French president visits ANC, JBM-HH

    Feb 18, 2014

    The United States of America and the French Republic reaffirmed a multi-century friendship Feb. 11 in the Military District of Washington with multiple gestures of diplomatic pageantry.

  • JBM-HH, Arlington County proactive in pothole repair

    Feb 18, 2014

    As National Capital Region commuters enter the second half of winter, an additional adversary has entered the driving playing field - potholes.

  • JFHQ-NCR/MDW Employee Spotlight - Sgt. 1st Class Bernardo (Bernie) Escarcega

    Feb 18, 2014

    Meet JHFQ-NCR/MDW Employee Sgt. 1st Class Bernardo (Bernie) Escarcega

  • Winter Storm: Stay Alert. Stay Informed.

    Feb 12, 2014

    News reports in the Nation's Capital are buzzing about the winter storm heading into the National Capital Region, with predicted snow, sleet and rain fall beginning tonight.

  • Unknown WWII U.S. Soldier Receives France's Highest Award

    Feb 12, 2014

  • President's Day Safety Message

    Feb 11, 2014

    As we celebrate this holiday, our military members, Civilians, and their Families will travel, participate in winter sports or other activities, spend time with friends and family, and otherwise enjoy the long weekend. I urge each of you to exercise self-discipline by carefully managing the risks associated with your time away from work.

  • Safety manager: Attention to detail imperative to personal weapons safety

    Feb 10, 2014

    Service members are among the most highly-trained personnel in the world and weapons safety training is second to none.

  • Gate security still top priority

    Feb 10, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's chief of police recently reviewed gate security protocol with The Pentagram and asked for patience while motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians enter the joint base during the busiest traffic times daily, as well as during special events, including funerals and retirement ceremonies.

  • Assisting security in the Nation's Capital

    Feb 7, 2014

    Keeping up to date on the mission and capabilities of the Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington (JFHQ-NCR/MDW) was the goal of Army Vice Chief of Staff, Gen. John F. Campbell, during his visit to the command's headquarters at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • Marines, soldiers volunteer as judges for local science fair

    Feb 5, 2014

    A dozen Marines and nine soldiers from Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall judged the Third Annual Thomas Jefferson Middle School science fair Jan. 29. The 21 servicemembers volunteered their time as part of the Single Marine and Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers programs.

  • Newborn care? There's a class for that

    Feb 5, 2014

    Newborns may not leave the hospital with instructions, but Pamela Hirsch and Mary Cargill with the Army Community Service New Parent Support Program provided some helpful pointers and tips for parents-to-be and childcare providers Jan. 31 during a baby bundles class on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • African American/Black History Month: "Civil Rights in America"

    Feb 4, 2014

    This year, the "Civil Rights in America" is being celebrated and the 50th anniversary of the passing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which was a result of the historic march on Washington in 1963, is being marked.

  • Presidential Proclamation -- National African American History Month, 2014

    Feb 4, 2014

    Every American can draw strength from the story of hard-won progress, which not only defines the African-American experience, but also lies at the heart of our Nation as a whole.

  • Service to America's fallen heroes recognized

    Feb 4, 2014

    Providing support to the families of our nation's fallen heroes by the Arlington Ladies group is often described by its members as an honor and privilege. This past week, one such Lady received recognition for her actions.

  • Congratulations Sgt. Chappell!

    Feb 3, 2014

    Congratulations to Sgt. William C. Chappell, Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington movement coordinator, on his promotion. The ceremony was hosted by, JFHQ-NCR/MDW Command Sgt. Maj. David O. Turnbull at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • Congratulations Sgt. 1st Class Escarcega!

    Feb 3, 2014

    Congratulations to Sgt. 1st Class Bernardo Escarcega, Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington chaplain assistant on his promotion. The ceremony was hosted by, JFHQ-NCR/MDW Command Chaplain (Col.) Michael E. Brainerd and Master Sgt. Carlos Clausel, JFHQ-NCR/MDW NCOIC, in the Command Chaplain's Office at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • Banded together: Father, son achieve U.S. Army Band rarity

    Jan 30, 2014

    A father-son duo, with The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own," will be making modern-day history by being the first father-son team in the band since World War II.

  • Plan now to see FREE shows in DC

    Jan 28, 2014

    Thousands of visitors to our Nation's Capital have enjoyed the best show in town absolutely FREE. Plan your school, family or organization's trip this spring and summer to include watching the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's time-honored tradition of a "Twilight Tattoo."

  • MDW retention experts recognized

    Jan 27, 2014

    The Army Commendation Medal and three certificates of achievement were presented to U.S. Army Military District of Washington Soldiers during the MDW Career Counselors of the Year recognition award ceremony.

  • Army Interns Learn Resiliency

    Jan 22, 2014

    Future Army leaders were taught how to be Ready and Resilient during the Career Program 26 - Manpower and Force Management (CP26) Intern Orientation at the Pentagon Conference Center, Jan. 15.

  • Army Career Counselors of year picked

    Jan 22, 2014

    An intelligence and security command retention staff sergeant has been named the Headquarters, Department of the Army/Secretary of the Army Career Counselor of the Year.

  • JBM-HH commemorates King

    Jan 22, 2014

    As a child, Dr. Valerie Petit Wilson watched Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his iconic "I Have a Dream" speech on a grainy black and white television set.

  • Fort Belvoir Commander Speaks at Pentagon's MLK Observance

    Jan 16, 2014

    Army Col. Greg Gadson, garrison commander of Fort Belvoir, Va. provided the keynote address during the Pentagon's annual commemoration of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. held in the Pentagon auditorium 16 Jan., 2014.

  • About Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

    Jan 16, 2014

    The MLK Day of Service empowers individuals, strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King's vision of a beloved community.

  • Northern Regional Medical Command to open Community Care Units at Fort Belvoir

    Jan 14, 2014

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- On January 9, the U.S Army announced opening of two community care units at Fort Belvoir as part of a restructuring of its Warrior Transition Units (WTUs) as the service prepares for a scheduled withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan and a continued decline in the number of combat wounded.

  • Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Day On…Not A Day Off

    Jan 14, 2014

    This year, the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service will be recognized on Jan. 20.

  • Fort Belvoir Commander to Speak at Pentagon's MLK Observance

    Jan 14, 2014

    Fort Belvoir garrison commander said he will spread King's message of overcoming prejudices and challenges when he speaks at the Pentagon event, which begins at 9 a.m. Jan. 16.

  • 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Tri-Signed Letter

    Jan 14, 2014

    Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day "Remember, Celebrate, Act! A Day On, Not a Day Off!"

  • JBM-HH takes a look back at 2013

    Jan 10, 2014

    At the start of each year, the Pentagram staff takes a look at the top photos and stories from the previous year and compiles them into on annual year-in-review edition. The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall community accomplished many great things in 2013.

  • Fair winds and following seas CPO Jones!

    Jan 9, 2014

    Chief Petty Officer Kelly B. Jones, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington Electromagnetic Spectrum Manager, received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his exceptional service from December 2010 to January 2014 at a ceremony held at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Jan. 8, 2014.

  • Resolve to be ready

    Jan 9, 2014

    One goal you might consider for the New Year is to be prepared, to know what to do in an emergency.

  • Congratulations Staff Sgt. Gougler and Sgt. Marshall!

    Jan 7, 2014

    Congratulations to Staff Sgt. Brian J. Gougler and Sgt. Will D. Marshall, Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington movement coordinators, on their promotions. Their ceremony was hosted by, JFHQ-NCR/MDW Command Sgt. Maj. David O. Turnbull at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Jan. 6, 2014.

  • Winter Storms & Extreme Cold

    Jan 6, 2014

    The National Weather Service refers to winter storms as the "Deceptive Killers" because most deaths are indirectly related to the storm. It is important to be prepared for winter weather before it strikes

  • Celebrating Donors for National Blood Donor Month

    Jan 3, 2014

    January is National Blood Donor Month, and this year, the Armed Services Blood Program would like to thank donors for joining the 'arms' race.

  • Antiterrorism and the Evolving Threat

    Jan 2, 2014

    The Army antiterrorism theme for the quarter two of fiscal year 2014 (2Q/FY14), January through March, is the evolving threat.

  • Wreaths Across America stories pull on heartstrings

    Dec 31, 2013

    Survivors regularly pay respects to fallen family members inside the stone walls of Arlington National Cemetery from January through November, but the numbers of military family members multiply on the advent of the holidays. Trips are made from near and far. Warm tears flow on cold December days, voices choke with emotion and knees quiver on a walk over the frozen sod to a child's or spouse's final resting place.

  • Volunteers needed at 2014 tax center

    Dec 31, 2013

    Looking for a way to help the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall community in the new year?

  • Congratulations Lt. Col. (R) Greenlee

    Dec 23, 2013

    The Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington Provost Marshal Office hosted a retirement ceremony for Lt. Col. Anita S. Greenlee, Deputy Provost Marshal/Plans and Operations Chief for JFHQ-NCR/MDW at the Officer's Club at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Dec. 17, 2013.

  • JFHQ-NCR/MDW Employee Spotlight - Marvin Solomon

    Dec 23, 2013

    Meet JFHQ-NCR/MDW Employee Marvin Solomon!

  • USO 'elves' hand out holiday cheer to military parents

    Dec 19, 2013

    It was a cold night, but it felt like Christmas morning for military parents lined up outside Fort Belvoir's USO Warehouse last Friday. The parents were waiting to pick up gifts for their children, provided through the USO of Metropolitan Washington's Project USO Elf. Through Project USO Elf, community members and corporations sponsored children of active-duty, junior-enlisted personnel in the National Capital Region who needed help buying Christmas presents for their children this year.

  • R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Students, servicemembers find out what it means to them during Character Counts

    Dec 19, 2013

    Ask a room full of first-graders a question, and you're sure to get a variety of responses. That was definitely the case for Staff Sgt. Kevin Lipinski, 212th Military Police Detachment, Headquarters Battalion, when he visited Jocelyn Thompson's first-grade class at Fort Belvoir Elementary School Dec. 12 to talk about respect as part of the Character Counts program.

  • Farewell Master Sgt. Johnson!

    Dec 18, 2013

    Command Sgt. Maj. David O. Turnbull, Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington, presents the Meritorious Service Medal to Master Sgt. Decarlo J. Johnson, JFHQ-NCR/MDW senior retention operations non-commissioned officer and command career counselor during an awards ceremony held at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • Congratulations Sgt. 1st Class Bish!

    Dec 18, 2013

    Command Sgt. Maj. David O. Turnbull, U.S. Army Military District of Washington, presents the Meritorious Service Medal to Sgt. 1st Class Thomas E. Bish, MDW Deputy Chief of the Medical Evacuation to CONUS Hospitals (MECH) Army Liaison Team during an awards ceremony held at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Dec. 12, 2013.

  • Congratulations Chaplain (Col.) Gray!

    Dec 17, 2013

    Chaplain James "Dusty" Gray was promoted to the rank of Colonel during a ceremony held at the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Memorial Chapel, Dec. 13.

  • Retention team volunteers prepare dinner for local shelter

    Dec 16, 2013

    Eleven members of the Military District of Washington retention team volunteered to prepare dinner at the Eleanor U. Kennedy shelter on Fort Belvoir, Va., Dec. 6, 2013.

  • Congratulations ITC (SW) Jones!

    Dec 16, 2013

    Chief Information Systems Technician Kelly B. Jones reenlisted in the Navy for three more years during a ceremony held at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Dec. 12.

  • United States Army Field Band performs at Fort McNair

    Dec 13, 2013

    The United States Army Field Band performed a selection of Holiday musical favorites for Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington staff members during a visit to Fort Lesley J. McNair, Dec. 12.

  • Armed Forces Color Guard render honors at NFL games

    Dec 13, 2013

  • Fort Myer Exchange renovations near completion

    Dec 12, 2013

    Holiday shopping and renovations are going on simultaneously at the Fort Myer Army and Air Force Exchange Service main exchange on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. However, the total store upgrade will not be complete until early 2014.

  • JFHQ-NCR/MDW Staff get in the festive spirit

    Dec 11, 2013

    The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" performed their American Holiday Festival show for Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington staff and family at Brucker Hall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Dec. 6, 2013.

  • The process of listening

    Dec 6, 2013

    Listening to the concerns of military members and their families and taking action to assist with those concerns is a process described in detail during the Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and the U.S. Military District of Washington's Family Readiness Executive Board meeting at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • Army Fife and Drum Corps, Drill Team bring holiday cheer to children's hospital

    Dec 6, 2013

    The U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps and U.S. Army Drill Team visited the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., Dec. 4 to bring some holiday cheer to kids that may be stuck in the hospital over the holiday season.

  • Business and military interests discussed

    Dec 6, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, commanding general of the Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington provided the keynote address during the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Council (MAC) meeting, Nov. 25, 2013.

  • JFHQ-NCR/MDW 2013 Holiday Safety Message and Staffing Guidance

    Dec 6, 2013

    This holiday season is a time for rejoicing and it is only fitting that we culminate the year with good wishes for everyone.

  • Army Safe Winter Campaign

    Dec 3, 2013

    Cooler temperatures and winter weather present persistent challenges for Soldiers and civilians operating in theater and at home. The Army team must remain aware of the hazards and stay engaged throughout this high-risk season.

  • Army-Navy Blood Donor Challenge under way on Fort Belvoir

    Nov 27, 2013

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (NOV. 27) -- The Fort Belvoir community is invited to participate in the third annual Army-Navy Blood Donor Challenge, sponsored by the Armed Services Blood Program, that runs through Dec. 13.

  • JFHQ-NCR/MDW 2013 Thanksgiving Holiday Message

    Nov 26, 2013

    Thanksgiving is a joyous tradition that allows us to reflect on the good fortune we enjoy as Americans

  • FEDERAL OFFICES in the Washington, DC, area are OPEN March 18, 2014

    Nov 26, 2013

    *** Updated Tuesday, 18 March at 6 a.m. ***

  • JBM-HH Exchanges feature holiday sales

    Nov 25, 2013

    On Nov. 29, shoppers will be out and about in the wee hours as many stores open extra early for "Black Friday." Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's exchanges are opening early for customers to cash-in on holiday sales.

  • Marines, Soldiers gather for early Thanksgiving

    Nov 25, 2013

    The calendar may have read Nov. 16, but it sure looked (and tasted) like Thanksgiving at the Community Center on Joint Base-Myer Henderson Hall.

  • Four Soldiers compete for MDW career counselor of the year

    Nov 25, 2013

    By the finish of the fourth weekend of November, one Military District of Washington Soldier will realize he has been bestowed a special honor.

  • Tips for safely preparing Thanksgiving day meals

    Nov 25, 2013

    When asking most people about Thanksgiving memories, the majority reflect on the holiday meal. It's a special time when families and friends gather and enjoy a big meal -- and the focus is on the turkey.

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