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IMCOM Command Veterans Day Message
Nov 3, 2015
A Veterans Day message from the command team at Installation Management Command, San Antonio, Texas.
Down Range - Fort A.P. Hill newsletter
Oct 23, 2015
Welcome to the first edition of the Down Range - Fort A.P. Hill newsletter.
2nd Cavalry Regiment Soldier named Army's Best Warrior
Oct 13, 2015
Spc. Jared Tansley, an infantry Soldier with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment was named the Army's Best Warrior after a grueling competition, Oct. 12, in Washington, D.C.
Dailey to Best Warrior Competitors: this is unlike anything you've done before
Oct 6, 2015
The U.S. Army's premier enlisted competition representing major commands from across the force wouldn't be complete without the presence of the Army's top enlisted Soldier.
Keep 'em guessing, keep 'em moving: day three of BWC 2015
Oct 6, 2015
FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- What did you do today? If you're a competitor at the U.S. Army's Best Warrior Competition, Oct. 6, 2015, started off fast paced, with a brisk autumn wind chilling the body, and an feeling of the unknown for what the day would bring, filling the thoughts of the Soldiers and Noncommissioned Officers vying for the coveted title of Best of the Best in the Army. "Adaptability has really been tested," said Spc. Travis Shooks, a healthcare specialist representing the 517th Geospatial Engineer Detachment, U.S. Army Africa. "You don't know what you're doing until two minutes before they tell you."
Compete, compete, compete: Welcome to the 2015 Best Warrior Competition
Oct 5, 2015
Soldiers, competitors, Warriors. Whichever title chosen, their arrival at the Fort A.P. Hill Army training installation marked the beginning of the U.S. Army's 2015 Best Warrior Competition. Sgt. Maj. Steven Payton, Headquarters of the Department of Army G 3/5/7 sergeant major, had one message for all the Soldiers - "compete, compete, compete!"
Best Warrior Competition: starting at zero
Oct 5, 2015
FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- Soldiers had just arrived at the U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare Training Center for a couple hours when they were called to a formation and begin preparations for the start of the U.S. Army's Best Warrior Competition, Oct. 4, 2015.
Best Warrior contenders run, climb, navigate
Oct 5, 2015
Day two of the U.S. Army's Best Warrior Competition commenced before dawn, with shouting and grunting as competitors rapidly completed their push-ups, sit ups and 2-mile run events during the Army Physical Fitness Test here, Oct. 5, 2015. Not long after recovering from the APFT, Soldiers and Noncommissioned Officers donned uniforms and assault packs to run an undisclosed distance to the next event of the competition, an obstacle course.
Fire support specialist partners with Apaches for close combat attack training
Sep 22, 2015
A fire support specialist team assigned to Charlie Battery, 3rd Battalion, 319 Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division Artillery, work collectively to ensure proper adjustments are made before calling in a AH-64 Apache helicopter during an aerial gunnery training exercise, Fort A.P. Hill, Va., on Sept. 17. The aerial gunnery allowed fire support specialist the ability to call up close combat attacks using helicopters assigned to 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division.
Fort A.P. Hill firefighters recognized for accident heroics
Jul 2, 2015
Recognized for their quick thinking and heroic efforts in response to a traffic accident, two installation firefighters here were presented the U.S. Army Guardian Safety Award during a special awards ceremony held May 28 at the garrison post headquarters.
Multi-agency K-9 training helps teams develop new skills and techniques
May 15, 2015
More than 40 law enforcement K-9 and military working dog teams from federal, state and local jurisdictions in Maryland and Virginia came to Fort A.P. Hill May 4-8 to participate in the Street Tactics Advanced Techniques Seminar at the U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare Training Center.
Fort A.P. Hill Army Police conduct semiannual weapons qualification.
Apr 3, 2015
Several Fort A.P. Hill Department of Army Police officers conducted semiannual weapons qualification this week on Range 8.
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.
Fort A.P. Hill loses a leader, friend and mentor
Jan 22, 2015
When Fort A.P. Hill deputy garrison commander Bob Wright passed away Monday, Jan. 19, he left a legacy as a proud yet humble Soldier and a calm, mature leader who will be missed. Wright served his country and the U.S. Army for the better part of 40 years, first as an enlisted Soldier, then as an officer and finally as an Army Civilian. Throughout his life he embraced the challenging jobs and rose to the top.
Fort A.P. Hill Fire Medics seize opportunity to help accident victim
Oct 15, 2014
Fire Medic Peter M. Orioles was returning from an ambulance training run to Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center in Spotsylvania County around 4 p.m. on Oct. 9 when he and his partner, Fire Medic Dana A. Nichols, came upon a traffic accident at the intersection of Tidewater Trail and Thornton Road in Spotsylvania County.
Fort A.P. Hill debuts new online hunting, fishing and trapping registration system
Aug 29, 2014
Hunters, fishers and trappers who use Fort A.P. Hill will soon be able to buy a permit and check-in and out of areas on their home computers or smart phones thanks to a new web-based program called iSportsman. The new system will be activated on Tuesday Sept. 2.
Hawaii-based team named Army's 2014 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team of Year
Aug 20, 2014
A three-Soldier team from the 706th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, won the top prize in the 2014 EOD Team of the Year Competition at Fort A.P. Hill, Va.
First ever EOD Team of the Year Competition underway at Fort A.P. Hill
Aug 12, 2014
Five U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal teams from posts Army-wide have begun competing in the first-annual EOD Team of the Year Competition here. Four of the EOD teams come from active-Army units; the fifth is from the Florida Army National Guard.
Fort A.P. Hill opens new fire station
Jul 21, 2014
U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill, Va. opened a new fire station today. The new station is the third on post and gives the garrison's fire department greater ability to fight fires in the southern part of the installation.
New command team takes over at Fort A.P. Hill
Jun 27, 2014
FORT A.P. HILL Va. -- Lt. Col. David A. Meyer assumed command of Fort A.P. Hill during a brief ceremony at Beaverdam Field here today.
AWTC helps enhance operational readiness
Jun 24, 2014
The Asymmetric Warfare Training Center is a facility that was built to support the Army's Asymmetric Warfare Group's mission to identify capability gaps and provide rapid solution development within various complex operational environments. Solutions can range from adding a piece of equipment to a kit or developing tactics, techniques and procedures. These operational environments can vary by region and can entail challenges as diverse as subterranean conditions to the destructive impacts of a natural disaster. The AWTC is also a venue that provides tailor-made training scenarios and environments for the AWG, the Army and Joint Forces, and other government organizations.
Fort A.P. Hill celebrates the Army's 239th Birthday
Jun 13, 2014
FORT A.P. HILL, Va. - More than 150 Soldiers, Civilians and friends of Fort A.P. Hill participated in the post's Army Birthday celebration and 5-kilometer run June 13 at Wilcox Camp.
Kushnick, Macy, Hoge awards reward innovation, experimentation needed to keep Army relevant
Jun 9, 2014
"The world is rapidly changing, and we must change with it to remain relevant," said Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson at the annual William H. Kushnick, John W. Macy Jr. and Nick Hoge awards ceremony, in the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine visits Fort A.P. Hill
Jun 2, 2014
FORT A.P. HILL, Va. - U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, D-Va. visited Fort A.P. Hill June 2 as part of the Fredericksburg Military Affairs Council meeting here. While at A.P. Hill Kaine visited Soldiers from the 276th Engineer Battalion who were training here.
Fort A.P. Hill Memorial Day Ceremony
May 22, 2014
Lt. Col. Peter E. Dargle, Commander, U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill, addresses a group of military and government service personnel during the Post Memorial Day Ceremony Thursday, May 22, 2014.
Camp Lejeune based Marines train at Fort A.P. Hill
May 12, 2014
Camp Lejeune-based Marines have spent the last week training at Fort A.P. Hill, Va. During their time here the Marines conducted combined arms live fire training with A-10 Thunderbolt aircraft from the Maryland Air National Guard and trained at A.P. Hill's various live fire ranges.
Maryland Air National Guard Thunderbolts train with Marines at Fort A.P. Hill
May 9, 2014
A-10 Thunderbolts from the Maryland Air National Guard flew into Fort A.P. Hill today to provide live fire support to Marines from Camp Lejeune, N.C. The A-10s carry bombs, rockets and missiles, it's primary weapon is the 30 milimeter seven-barreled Gatling gun that can fire up to 3,900 rounds per minute.
Aerial gunnery training at Fort A.P. Hill
May 7, 2014
FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- U.S. Marine helicopters and U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolts will conduct day and night live-fire training here on May 8, 9, 12 and 13.
Old Guard Soldiers participate in Best Warrior Competition
May 6, 2014
Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry (The Old Guard) participated in the Best Warrior competition at Fort A.P. Hill today. The competition tests the Soldiers knowledge and skills during a number of scenarios including treating a wounded comrade.
Fort A. P. Hill CAC / HQ Gym closed Monday, 5 May 2014
May 5, 2014
In support of the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness (CSF2) video filming support, the Main Headquarters Gym (Community Activities Center) will be closed on Monday, 5 May 2014. **Please utilize the Wilcox Gym during this time.**
Air Force C-17s train at Fort A.P. Hill
Apr 8, 2014
U.S. Air Force C-17s based at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst N.J. practiced airfield approaches and landings at Fort A.P. Hill, Va. on April 8.
ID card office will be closed on Thursday, April 3 and Friday, April 4.
Apr 2, 2014
The U.S. Army Garrison, Fort A.P. Hill, ID card office will be closed on Thursday, April 3 and Friday, April 4.
642nd Engineers continue projects at Fort A.P. Hill
Mar 27, 2014
642nd Engineer Company Soldiers from Fort Drum, N.Y. continued to work on construction projects at Fort A.P. Hill, Va.
Drum Engineer Soldiers perform important work at Fort A.P. Hill
Mar 6, 2014
Fort Drum Engineer Soldiers are at Fort A.P. Hill, Va. for about six weeks to work on a number of construction and demolition projects for the post.
Fort A.P. Hill adds two new security guards
Feb 7, 2014
Two new security guards joined the garrison's front line of defense today when they graduated from the Security Guard Academy here. Brandon W. Crabtree and Adrian R. Hamm III completed the challenging six-week academy that included pepper spray training, hands-on defensive tactics, handcuffing, baton training and active shooter techniques.
Asymmetric Warfare Training Center opens at Fort A.P. Hill
Jan 24, 2014
FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- The Asymmetric Warfare Group officially opened its $90.1 million Asymmetric Warfare Training Center here today. The complex features state-of-the art training and range facilities that support the AWG mission of rapid material and non-material solution development as well as adaptability and resiliency training.
Fort A.P. Hill wraps up another successful hunting season
Jan 23, 2014
Deer season began here with the annual youth deer hunt on Sept. 28 and by the time the season ended on Jan. 4, hunters had harvested 839 deer, four coyotes and helped the post's ecosystem and training opportunities.
Special Forces Soldiers train support troops at Fort A.P. Hill
Jan 17, 2014
FORT A.P. HILL, Va. - Soldiers from A Company, 1st Battalion 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg N.C. prepared for their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan at Fort A.P. Hill recently. While at A.P. Hill three Operational Detachment Alphas trained Soldiers from the 50th Signal Battalion as well as the 3rd Special Forces Group Support Battalion and the 1st Battalion 3rd SFGA Support Company.
Fort A.P. Hill will terminate normal operations at 1400 hours today, 10 December 2013.
Dec 10, 2013
From the desk of Deputy Garrison Commander Wright: CODE PINK (Early Release) - Fort A.P. Hill will terminate normal operations at 1400 hours today, 10 December 2013.
Marines train for new mission at Fort A.P. Hill
Nov 22, 2013
FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- Marines from I Company, 3rd Battalion 8th Marines, Camp Lejeune, N.C. conducted an exercise here last week that tested their ability to perform a new mission that requires discipline, area familiarization and quick response.
Fort A.P. Hill honors Veterans at flag raising ceremony
Nov 8, 2013
On a clear and cold Friday morning U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill, Va. honored Veterans with a brief flag-raising ceremony. After police officers Jess Lapham and Tod Flowers raised the American flag and the POW-MIA flags Garrison commander Lt. Col. Peter E. Dargle addressed the more than 30 people who attended.
Fort A.P. Hill Explosive Ordnance Disposal Training Center honors a fallen hero
Nov 6, 2013
FORT A.P. HILL, Va.- The Explosive Ordnance Disposal Training Complex here was renamed today to honor the memory of the late Capt. Jason T. McMahon, who was killed in action in Laghman Province, Afghanistan on Sept. 5, 2010.
USAG Fort A. P. Hill hosts Halloween 5K Run and Walk
Oct 31, 2013
More than 50 runners and walkers of all ages participated in the annual Fort A.P. Hill Halloween 5-Kilometer Run and Walk on Oct. 31.
Recall for Fort A.P. Hill Employees
Oct 7, 2013
7 October 2013 marked another important day for the Civilian Workforce at Fort AP Hill as they returned to work following 6 day furlough period resulting from the government shutdown last week.
Fort A.P. Hill civilian employees begin furlough
Oct 1, 2013
FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- About 110 Army Civilian employees were furloughed without pay at U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill today as part of the federally-mandated furlough.
Taking time for health means more resilient force
Sep 24, 2013
Personal health and fitness took center stage at the U.S. Army Installation Management Command town hall, Sept. 20, 2013, in San Antonio.
AWG Subterranean Risk Reduction Exercise prepares soldiers for NIE 14.1
Sep 20, 2013
Members of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's Asymmetric Warfare Group conducted a Risk Reductions Exercise here and at the Center for National Response in Gallagher, W.Va., Sept. 3-14 in order to prepare soldiers from the Brigade Modernization Command for their upcoming participation in a subterranean assessment at the Network Integration Evaluation 14.1, scheduled as a distributive test event in November.
Fort A.P. Hill opens new tactical boat launch
Sep 18, 2013
FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- When a bridge erection boat belonging to the 310th Engineer Battalion slid off of a Common Bridge Transporter and into the water at White's Lake on Sept. 13 it was the culmination of more than a year's effort and hard work.
Delaware Army National Guard conducts aerial gunnery training at Fort A.P. Hill
Sep 16, 2013
FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- Like many active and reserve component Army units A Company 3rd Battalion 238th Aviation, Delaware Army National Guard, has its share of turnover as Soldiers come and go from the unit. Add to that the company's coming deployment and quality training becomes essential for Soldiers new and old.
U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill Hooah video
Sep 4, 2013
U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill training and support capabilities.
A.P. Hill firefighters conduct aircraft fire training
Sep 4, 2013
U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill firefighters honed their skills today during aircraft fire training on post.
AWG prepares soldiers for adaptive leadership at Risk Reduction Exercise, NIE 14.1
Aug 30, 2013
Picture a small confined space beneath the earth's surface that potentially goes on for miles in complete darkness. The oxygen supply, height and distance of the space, and its physical layout are unknown. Operability of communications and equipment within the location is unknown. Enemy composition, disposition and strength are unknown. These are a few of the challenges that Soldiers must consider when faced with conducting operations within a subterranean environment.
Interns provide valuable service to Fort A.P. Hill while gaining skills and knowledge
Aug 29, 2013
U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill recently honored seven interns who provided excellent work and key support to the post's environmental and cultural resources efforts here.
USAG Fort A.P. Hill commemorates Labor Day with 5-kilometer Walk and Run
Aug 28, 2013
FORT A.P. HILL, Va. - About 60 runners and walkers of all ages participated in the U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill Labor Day 5-kilometer walk and run on Aug. 28.
Army wins Armed Forces Rugby on last-second try
Aug 26, 2013
Second Lt. Will Holder of Fort Sill, Okla., scored a last-second, diving try that lifted All-Army to a 19-14 walk-off victory over All-Air Force in the gold-medal match of the 2013 Armed Forces Sevens Rugby Championship at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo.
Fort A. P. Hill Conducting Survey
Aug 26, 2013
Residents in communities surrounding Fort A.P. Hill may receive a phone call during the Sept. 1-8 timeframe asking them to participate in a survey related to the installation.
Belvoir volunteers help out with back-to-school physicals
Aug 15, 2013
Fort Belvoir employees volunteered at Fairfax County's annual back-to-school physicals clinic Aug. 10 to help medical professionals provide mandatory school physicals to underprivileged children. The military employees supported civilian volunteers who helped administer free examinations and immunizations for uninsured children at the South County Health Center in Alexandria, Va. Fort Belvoir Garrison Commander Col. Gregory D. Gadson greeted children and shook hands with them as he toured the Free School Physicals for Uninsured Children event.
Camp Success helps Junior ROTC cadets learn, conquer their fears and grow confident
Jun 27, 2013
More than 500 Junior ROTC cadets from high schools in Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia and Washington D.C. just completed Camp Success, a six-day camp here, that broadened their horizons and instilled them with confidence.
AP Hill, EOD School test medical emergency response and evacuation procedures
Jun 18, 2013
FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School held a Medical Evacuation Functional Exercise on June 12 to test the post's ability to respond, triage and evacuate victims of a training accident.
'Above-normal' hurricane season arrives, requires preparation
Jun 3, 2013
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate Prediction Center predicted an "above-normal" hurricane season for 2013. Military communities in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast should assess how vulnerable they are, and review their emergency plans to ensure they weather the storm safely.
Fort A.P. Hill commander featured speaker at local Memorial Day observance
May 27, 2013
U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill commander Lt. Col. Peter E. Dargle was the featured speaker at the Bowling Green, Va. Memorial Day observance on May 27.
AP Hill honors the fallen, recognizes those who served during Memorial Day ceremony
May 24, 2013
Fort A.P. Hill honored the fallen and recognized living veterans during a brief ceremony at the Medal of Honor Garden here on May 22.
New A. P. Hill security guards learn to perform under duress
May 3, 2013
FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- Three new security guards learned the power of pepper spray May 1 as part of their training here.
Earth and Safety day an opportunity to learn and grow for local students
May 1, 2013
FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- More than 800 middle school students visited Fort A.P. Hill on April 18 to celebrate the 43rd annual Earth Day. The event featured displays from public and private natural and environmental organizations as well as military vehicles and personnel and a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter.
Fort A.P. Hill wins sixth Army Community of Excellence award
Apr 17, 2013
FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- The Army recently recognized U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill as one of its top installations when it named the post a Bronze Medal winner in the Army Communities of Excellence competition.
Fort A.P. Hill Civil War Sesquicentennial Winter Encampment attracts more than 100
Apr 3, 2013
FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- More than 100 visitors came out on a sunny Saturday afternoon recently to view the Civil War Sesquicentennial Winter Quarters Exhibition at historic Liberty Church and the Travis Lake Historic District here.
F&MWR Covenant affirms commitment to customers and employees
Apr 1, 2013
The commander of U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill Lt. Col. Peter E. Dargle and the director of Family and Morale Welfare and Recreation, Kris D'Alessandro reaffirmed the garrison's commitment to quality customer service and facilities when they signed the F&MWR Employee and Customer Covenant at Roemnick Hall here on Friday March 30.
Renovated Lois B. Wells Health Clinic offers top-notch care to Warriors
Mar 25, 2013
The newly-renovated Lois B. Wells Memorial Health Care Clinic here officially reopened during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on March 18.
Combat medic credits garrison command sergeant major for reenlistment
Jan 30, 2013
FORT A.P. HILL, Va.--Sgt. Christopher J. Watson II, reenlisted on a cold-blustery day at the headquarters complex here.
U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill Town Hall
Jan 23, 2013
In October 2012 the Fort A.P. Hill command group asked members of the AP Hill team to take the Command Climate Survey to identify how "We" were doing and where "I" needed to place additional Command emphasis to improve both the quality of life and the quality of our mission.
"1st Fort AP Hill Volunteer Platoon" conducts Training.
Nov 29, 2012
Would you volunteer to wake up at dawn on a Saturday to participate in a pilot program called, "Boots on the Ground Day?"
Fort A.P. Hill Veterans Day & POW-MIA Observance
Nov 8, 2012
Soldiers, Families, Department of the Army Civilians and guests joined together today for the raising of a Prisoner of War / Missing in Action flag at the Fort A.P. Hill headquarters and a Veterans Day wreath laying ceremony at Virginia's Congressional Medal of Honor Garden.
October 30, Post Closure
Oct 30, 2012
Note from Commander Dargle:
Message from Command Group Fort A.P. Hill
Oct 30, 2012
Fort A.P. Hill will resume normal operations for all personnel and activities on, Wednesday, 31 October.
Army Reserve bridge unit activated after 62 years
Oct 29, 2012
FORT A.P. HILL, Va. - Soldiers, families and government officials from nearby Caroline County came together to witness the activation of the Army Reserve's 310th Engineer Company in a ceremony held here Oct. 13, 2012.
Fort A.P. Hill Hurricane update
Oct 29, 2012
29 October 2012 (Monday) Fort A.P. Hill will be closing at 1300 hours today due to severe weather conditions.
Exchange Enlisted Advisor visits Fort A.P. Hill
Oct 22, 2012
Fort A.P. Hill, Va. - The senior enlisted advisor for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service visited here Oct. 18.
NCHB 1 conducts expeditionary logistics convoy training at Fort A.P. Hill.
Oct 17, 2012
Sailors assigned to Navy Cargo Handling Battalion ONE (NCHB 1) conducts expeditionary logistics convoy training during their unit's annual field exercise at Fort A.P. Hill.
Fort A.P. Hill Fire and Emergency Services teamed up with the National Fire Protection Association
Oct 15, 2012
If you woke up to a fire in your home, how much time do you think you would have to get to safety? According to the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association, one-third of America's households thought they would have at least 6 minutes before a fire in their home would become life threatening.
New archery range of Fort A.P. Hill
Oct 12, 2012
Fort A.P. Hill Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate has created a new archery range for the Post.
Fort A.P. Hill hosts Hazard Communication Plan training
Oct 12, 2012
Fort A.P. Hill hosted Hazard Communication Plan training Oct 10-11 at Romenick Hall.
Fort A.P. Hill practices for Earthquake Drill
Oct 12, 2012
Fort A.P. Hill is gearing up for the Great SouthEast Earthquake Drill Oct. 18.
Fort A.P. Hill Fire Refresher Training
Oct 3, 2012
Fire refresher training ensures that firefighters and support personnel have information regarding current initiatives, the upcoming fire season, and any policy/guidance changes.
Garrison Leader Course
Sep 25, 2012
LTG Michael Ferriter, (foreground) and our own Command Sergeant Major, Keith R. Whitcomb attends a combative work out session while attending the Garrison Leader Course at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, this past week.
The Hill celebrates our employees of the year, 2012
Sep 7, 2012
U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill celebrates its nominees and employee's of the year.
Fort A.P. Hill Commander's Message for Labor Day
Aug 27, 2012
For 130 years, our Nation has celebrated Labor Day, the "workingmen's holiday" as it was referred to in the 1800s. Labor Day celebrates the social and economic achievements of great American workers, like you, whose initiative, drive, and determination made our Nation what it is today and prepares our Nation for the future.
UXOs: A potential hidden hazard
Aug 21, 2012
FORT A.P. Hill, Va. -- Late winter and spring rains have returned a healthy green to parts of Fort A.P. Hill that were charred by last year's wildfires. This new growth, knee high in spots up, can obscure unexploded ordnance on the ground or partially buried on Fort A.P. Hill range lands. This makes it all the more imperative to steer clear of this potential hazard.
Fort A. P. Hill signs Mutual Aid Agreement with Caroline County.
Aug 16, 2012
Fort A.P. Hill Department of Fire/Rescue, under the direction of Chief Daniel Glembot, has been a consistent Emergency Service asset on Fort A.P. Hill, as well as a valuable partner to the Caroline County Department of Fire and Rescue.
Fort A.P. Hill recognized the efforts of Department of Public Works summer interns this week
Aug 15, 2012
Fort A.P. Hill recognized the efforts of Department of Public Works summer interns this week at a cookout provided by the Forestry Department.
Army engineers build new training lanes at Fort A.P. Hill
Aug 10, 2012
FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- Following In the interest of doing more with less, the garrison here recently leveraged training for Army engineers from Fort Knox, Ky., to expand Fort A.P. Hill's ability to train Soldiers on locating buried explosive devices. IEDs continue to be the number 1 killer of U.S. and Coalition Forces in Afghanistan. As such, the military is taking an aggressive and proactive approach to preparing our forces to defeat this threat through challenging and realistic training at homestation locations.
Fort A.P. Hill Change of Command ceremony
Aug 9, 2012
In recognition of your outstanding performance in support of the Fort A.P. Hill Change of Command ceremony on 18 June 2012.
MDW Best Warrior Competition keeps it in the family
Aug 1, 2012
: FORT A.P. HILL (July 27, 2012) -- Two Soldiers won top honors at this year's U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Best Warrior Competition (BWC), held at Fort A.P. Hill, Va. July 23 - 27.
Bridge Crossing Whites Lake on Fort A.P. Hill
Jul 27, 2012
Virginia Guard Soldiers from the Bowling Green-based 189th Multi-Role Bridge Company conduct river crossing operations with the U.S. Army's Improved Ribbon Bridge July 24 at Fort A.P. Hill, Va. The Soldiers are training at Fort A.P. Hill as part of their two-week annual training.
Commander's Message for Independence Day
Jul 2, 2012
I would like to take this opportunity to personally thank you for your dedicated service to Our Nation. Over the past two weeks, I have been amazed by both your individual and collective efforts in supporting Fort AP Hill's Mission. Additionally, you should know that your tireless service, absolute professionalism, and noted accomplishments reverberate beyond the dense woodline protecting the boundaries of Our Installation. Fort AP Hill is on the move and will continue to build on its rich and proud history. You are building a legacy of excellence that serves as Our calling card.
Fort A.P. Hill welcomes new garrison commander
Jun 20, 2012
Lt. Col. Peter E. Dargle assumed command of Fort A.P. Hill from Lt. Col. Jack Haefner at a change of command ceremony June 18 at Fort A. P. Hill.
Fort A.P. Hill's US Army 237th Birthday
Jun 14, 2012
In honor of the Army's 237th Birthday, the Fort A.P. Hill Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosted a 5K Walk/run at Travis Lake June 14. Following the 5K, Cadet John Messier and Sgt. Maj. Ron Maraffi of Pennsylvania Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 110th Infantry, joined in the tradition of the youngest and oldest Soldier cutting the Army Birthday cake, which was donated by the USO.
Fort A. P. Hill Garrison Commander reflects on past three years
Jun 13, 2012
FORT A.P. HILL, VA-- Lt. Col. Jack Haefner grew nostalgic as he reflected on his 3-year command at Fort A.P. Hill.
Wayne A. Acors, Caroline County Board of Supervisors chairman, presents Fort A.P. Hill Garrison Comm
Jun 13, 2012
Wayne A. Acors, Caroline County Board of Supervisors chairman, presents Fort A.P. Hill Garrison Commander Lt. Col. Jack Haefner a resolution declaring June 14, 2012 as "United States Army Day in Caroline County, Virginia," at the Board of Supervisors meeting June 12. In the resolution, the Board, "encourages all our citizens to recognize the achievements of current and former members of the United States Army."
Fort A.P. Hill Earth Day Celebration draws hundreds of students
May 2, 2012
More than 700 students flocked to Fort A.P. Hill for its annual Earth Day Celebration April 19.
Fort A.P. Hill celebrates with its annual Easter Egg Hunt
Apr 11, 2012
Employees and their families at Fort A.P. Hill were treated to the annual Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Easter Egg Hunt Monday. Those who attended enjoyed the Easter Egg Hunt, games, a moon bounce, prizes, and more.