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  • JBM-HH Soldiers take local battalion Best Warrior Competition

    Apr 30, 2015

    Two Soldiers from Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Headquarters Command Battalion won the battalion's Best Warrior Competition last month and have taken the first step toward earning the coveted U.S. Army title "Best Warrior."

  • Holocaust survivor shares story of survival

    Apr 30, 2015

    Holocaust survivor Halina Yasharoff Peabody brought her story of courage, faith and determination to Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall April 24 as the installation observed Holocaust Remembrance Day at the community center on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base.

  • New automated entry system to aid joint base access process

    Apr 30, 2015

    JBM-HH officials: Department of Defense ID cards with social security numbers should be replaced for easier access with AIE II Plus system

  • New surgeon general sworn in at Conmy Hall

    Apr 30, 2015

    During his ceremonial swearing in as the nation's 19th surgeon general April 22 in Conmy Hall on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Dr. Vivek Murthy shared his vision for a stronger and healthier nation - a "great American community" built through promotion and awareness of healthy living.

  • Six Navy Seabees honored with POW medal at McNair

    Apr 30, 2015

    Calling the recognition, "far, far, far past due," Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus presented six Navy Seabees Prisoner of War Medals in front of the Inter-American Defense College on the Fort Lesley J. McNair portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall April 24.

  • 10 things to know around the DOD in May

    Apr 30, 2015

    1. Congress designated May as National Military Appreciation Month in 1999 "to encourage the nation to publicly demonstrate their appreciation for the sacrifices and successes made by our service members," according to the Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Program. The declaration summoned U.S. citizens to observe the month "in a symbol of unity, to honor the current and former members of the armed forces, including those who have died in the pursuit of freedom and peace."

  • JBM-HH Consolidated Tax Center finishes 2015 season

    Apr 30, 2015

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Consolidated Tax Center wrapped another tax season with a ceremony on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base April 27.

  • JROTC runs the roads of JBM-HH during 99th anniversary run

    Apr 30, 2015

    Close to 300 instructors and cadets called cadence and ran through the streets of the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall April 25 during the 2015 JROTC 5K Anniversary Run.

  • Cody CDC kids celebrate Earth Day at commissary

    Apr 30, 2015

    Children from Cody Child Development Center on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall celebrated Earth Day April 23 by taking a tour of the commissary, where they learned about the three R's of the environment - reducing, reusing and recycling.

  • JBM-HH's Observance of the 150-Year Anniversary of the 1865 Military Tribunal

    Apr 29, 2015

    Registrations are now being accepted for one of four programs to be held May 9, 2015

  • Soldier Show pays tribute to "Soldier for Life"

    Apr 24, 2015

    The 2015 U.S. Army Soldier Show, "We Serve," pays tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Ia Drang Valley, one of the bloodiest conflicts in the Vietnam War.

  • Army to observe Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

    Apr 23, 2015

    The Army will continue its annual observance of national Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month this May, giving leaders and Soldiers an extended opportunity to prepare for the riding season ahead.

  • Odierno honors five at Salute from the Chief event

    Apr 23, 2015

    Corporate America, a comedy trendsetter and a former commissioner of the national pastime were presented with Outstanding Civilian Service Awards the evening of April 14 at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Conmy Hall.

  • Volunteers are the heart of the joint base

    Apr 23, 2015

    You see them in offices and facilities all around Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall and may not even realize that it was a volunteer who was helping you make a purchase at the Thrift Shop, handing you your prescription at Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic or offering a smile and warm welcome at the USO lounge.

  • Forging footwear: Caisson Platoon farriers provide unique service to TOG

    Apr 23, 2015

    The horses in the Caisson Platoon of the Army's 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) participate in thousands of ceremonies annually and are a popular attraction on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. But with such a workload, the animals frequently need fresh footwear.

  • Bioretention areas offer more than green scenery on JBM-HH

    Apr 23, 2015

    Driving around JBM-HH, you may have noticed gardens planted in depressions and medians. These are examples of bioretention areas, where stormwater runoff flows and slowly settles into the ground instead of being carried directly to stormwater sewers. Stormwater in sewers flows directly to streams and rivers without filters or treatment. As a result, pollutants in the stormwater, including nutrients, chemicals, sediment, bacteria and trash, also end up in our local streams and rivers and ultimately affect water quality in the Chesapeake Bay.

  • Blue Tie Affair to honor 'children's heroes'

    Apr 23, 2015

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Family Advocacy Program will host the Blue Tie Affair May 7 to recognize and honor people who work with and enhance the lives of children on base, and the program's staff are seeking nominations through April 27.

  • Spring Salute 5K

    Apr 23, 2015

    Marine Corps Capt. Sean Sullivan breaks the finishing tape of the opening Marine Corps Community Services Henderson Hall Semper Fit Oohrah Run Series race, The Spring Salute 5K, the morning of April 15 on the Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Sullivan completed the course in a time of 17 minutes and 17 seconds. The women's winner was Lisa Hamp in 20:18. A total of 80 runners started the opening of the Semper Fit race series. The next race in the Oohrah Run Series is the Iwo Jima 7K Race. Visit www.mccsHH.com/OohRahRunSeries for more information or call 703-614-6332. (Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall PAO photo by Jim Dresbach)

  • Shoutouts for the Capitals

    Apr 23, 2015

    Airmen visiting Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall cheer on the Washington Capitals April 16, 2015, in front of the installation's USO lounge during a promo shoot for video featuring service members to play on the Jumbotron at the Verizon Center during the National Hockey League Stanley Cup Playoffs. (Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall PAO photo by Damien Salas)

  • Earth Day 2015 Army Message

    Apr 22, 2015

    On April 22, the United States Army will join the Nation in celebrating Earth Day. Army Earth Day 2015 is our opportunity to renew our commitment to sound environmental stewardship of the lands entrusted to us; the lands where our Soldiers, Families and Civilians train, live and work.

  • So you've been pulled over, now what?

    Apr 22, 2015

    For those driving on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, the rules of the road are simple, and yet there are many who still get stopped for traffic infractions. Some of the violations occur even before visitors and residents are allowed to enter the joint base.

  • Vietnam-era events featured in today's Soldier Show inspired changes to notification process in '65

    Apr 20, 2015

    The film "We Were Soldiers" not only inspired the script of the 2015 U.S. Army Soldier Show "We Serve," it also documented a change in the way survivors of fallen Soldiers were notified of the loss of their loved ones.

  • Rader Clinic training hours to change: Weekly one-hour closures switch to one full day monthly

    Apr 16, 2015

    In a new initiative to better prepare healthcare professionals employed at the Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic for every day patient care, the clinic is rearranging its training schedule starting June 3.

  • Tunisian general takes part in JBM-HH and ANC ceremonies

    Apr 16, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Ismail Fathalli, Chief of Staff of the Tunisian Army, received the Legion of Merit Award and laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during two April 13 morning ceremonies at the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall and Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Twin brothers reflect on time in Old Guard

    Apr 16, 2015

    When twin brothers Jason and Justin Gensler decided to join the Army in 2012, they had no idea they would eventually wind up working on the same casket team as part of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Power of attorney: Which one do I need?

    Apr 16, 2015

    After nearly a decade and a half of war, service members and their spouses are likely familiar with general powers of attorney. The most common type of power of attorney is a durable, general power of attorney. This document transfers nearly every legal right a person has to another individual. Durable means the document survives even if you are incapacitated for some reason (e.g. in a coma in a hospital). Even though a durable power of attorney is what is likely provided to a trusted person during a deployment, it might not be the best power of attorney for everyone who deploys.

  • Marines welcome new sergeant major

    Apr 16, 2015

    Headquarters & Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson Hall bid farewell April 10 to one sergeant major and welcomed another during a relief and appointment ceremony held outside Bldg. 29 on the Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Families get fit at Cody CDC

    Apr 16, 2015

    Families from Cody Child Development Center on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall ran, jumped and got physically active together April 11 during the second Family Fitness Fun Day.

  • Running with the blossoms: FMWR races again at Fort McNair

    Apr 16, 2015

    Throughout the United States, the season of spring brings a flurry of exercise, jogging and running. At Louisville's Churchill Downs, three-year-old thoroughbreds will run for the roses in the Kentucky Derby the first Saturday of May.

  • Ceremony, reenactment at Appomattox mark 150th anniversary of Lee's surrender to Grant

    Apr 16, 2015

    Civil War, Appomattox, Confederate, Union, Soldier, General, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, Army, Northern Virginia, 3d U.S. Infantry, The Old Guard, Pentagram, The last salute, Mort Kuntler, Ed Bearss, Kim Holien

  • Children Learn What They Live

    Apr 16, 2015

    This public service announcement was produced by the Army Multimedia and Visual Information Directorate at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. This PSA, scripted and coordinated by JBM-HH Army Community Services' Family Advocacy Program staff, is meant to support the Month of the Military Child by raising awareness. This video features passages from "Children Learn What They Live," by Dorothy Law Nolte, Ph.D. (Official U.S. Army video)

  • Access Control: New VCC hours, FAQs, Information - Updated April 2

    Apr 15, 2015

    Safety and security of residents, personnel and visitors are behind enhanced access procedures.

  • Cody CDC earns NAEYC accreditation

    Apr 10, 2015

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Cody Child Development Center earned its accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

  • Southwest Waterfront celebrates 103 years of cherry blossoms

    Apr 10, 2015

    Wind gusts signaling the arrival of spring, and blowing away winter's frigid grasp, warmed Washington, D.C.'s Southwest waterfront April 4 just in time for the 12th Annual Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival.

  • Annual Easter Sunrise Service draws crowds to Arlington National Cemetery

    Apr 10, 2015

    Before the sun rose over Arlington National Cemetery April 5, thousands gathered inside Memorial Amphitheater for the National Capital Region's annual Easter Sunrise Service hosted by Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Commander Col. Michael D. Henderson.

  • So you've been pulled over, now what?

    Apr 10, 2015

    For those driving on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, the rules of the road are simple, and yet there are many who still get stopped for traffic infractions. Some of the violations occur even before visitors and residents are allowed to enter the joint base.

  • Eggcellent attendance at Caisson spring open house

    Apr 10, 2015

    The April 4 spring weather sprung a bumper crop of visitors to The Old Guard Caisson Platoon's spring open house.

  • Arlington House remembers Lee's surrender

    Apr 10, 2015

    On soil once owned by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that was eventually transformed into a national cemetery, Civil War enthusiasts gathered to remember the 150th anniversary of Lee's surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox Court House.

  • Marine Corps War Memorial - Then and now

    Apr 10, 2015

    This photo illustration is a combination of two photographs, digitally joined during post processing. The black and white image on the right, part of the United States Marine Corps History Division archives, shows the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Va., under construction. The photograph is dated Sept. 16, 1954; the photographer is not credited. The caption reads simply, "Construction of the Iwo Jima Memorial Statue: Putting 3rd group into position."

  • Commentary: 2015 Washington Nationals baseball preview

    Apr 10, 2015

    The 2015 Major League Baseball season marks the 10th anniversary of the Washington Nationals. My first Nats game was July 7, 2005, during their inaugural season. They played the New York Mets in front of 44,492 fans at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. Brad Wilkerson (my all-time favorite Nat), Matt Cepicky (who?) and the flat-brimmed Chad Cordero, among others, played in what turned into an 11-inning loss.

  • 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.

  • Rader Clinic caregivers practice Ebola response

    Mar 27, 2015

    Healthcare providers at Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic practiced response protocol March 18 in the event that a patient infected with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) comes to the clinic for help.

  • Army releases spring/summer safety campaign

    Mar 26, 2015

    The Army's annual spring/summer safety campaign was recently released online by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center.

  • Education and Career Fair - April 2

    Mar 26, 2015

    Marine Corps Community Services Henderson Hall will host the Spring Education and Career Fair April 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Cpl. Terry L. Smith Gym on the Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Defense Health Agency leader offers Soldiers sleep tips

    Mar 26, 2015

    Sleep is as important as food and water, yet many military Service members wrestle with insomnia or wake up too early. The result can be serious health problems or reduced readiness.

  • Retirement absolutely royal for former TOG Fife and Drum Corps fifer

    Mar 26, 2015

    The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps alumnus Donald Francisco played the fife for the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall-based ceremonial unit for more than two decades. Yet retirement from the military has given the veteran fifer the opportunity to still tell the Army story through music.

  • Cressman bids farewell to Corps: Henderson Hall sergeant major set to retire next month, reflects on

    Mar 26, 2015

    April 10 promises to be a bittersweet day for Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps Henderson Hall Sgt. Maj. Craig D. Cressman.

  • Veterinary Treatment Facility keeps Fido and Fluffy feeling pawtastic

    Mar 26, 2015

    Having a four-legged kid is a lifetime commitment, and the Veterinary Treatment Facility on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall can be an invaluable partner for Fido, Fluffy and their service and family members and retiree parents.

  • Rader Clinic caregivers practice Ebola response

    Mar 26, 2015

    Healthcare providers at Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic practiced response protocol March 18 in the event that a patient infected with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) comes to the clinic for help.

  • After 71 years, eight World War II Airmen laid to rest in ANC

    Mar 26, 2015

    The remains of eight missing Airmen were laid to rest with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery March 18, just under 71 years after their deaths during their service in World War II. Responsible for finding the missing men was the Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Agency, according to a Feb. 24 Department of Defense press release.

  • 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.

  • Runnin' O' the Green kicks off JBM-HH road race season

    Mar 19, 2015

    The starting gun for the 2015 JBM-HH Commanders Race Series season has been fired and over 100 walkers and runners took part in Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's annual Shamrock Shuffle 5K Run and 1-Mile Walk the morning of March 13 at the Fort Myer Fitness Center.

  • Former senator, WWII veteran buried at Arlington

    Mar 19, 2015

    Former Massachusetts Sen. Edward W. Brooke III received a fitting tribute of devotion from members of his commonwealth March 10.

  • 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.

  • American Heart Associate recognizes Horoho for Performance Triad

    Mar 12, 2015

    The American Heart Association recognized Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, Army surgeon general and commanding general of U.S. Army Medical Command, with its Heart Hero award at the annual Heart Ball.

  • ARMY RESERVE HAS NEW POSITIONS WITHIN XVIII AIRBORNE CORPS

    Mar 12, 2015

    The XVIII Airborne Corps is participating in a pilot program to support the Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA) initiative of creating Multi-Component Unit (MCU) Headquarters. The pilot program creates vacancies within Active Component Corps and Divisions Headquarters, so Army Reserve Soldiers can serve at the corps level and increase the mission capabilities of the Total Army. The XVIII Airborne Corps MCU Headquarters is the first MCU created in the program.

  • 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.

  • From fife to flight: First fifer pins on air assault badge

    Mar 12, 2015

    Not every Soldier is a musician, but every musician serving in the U.S. Army is a Soldier first.

  • 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.

  • JBM-HH leaders and employees commit to exceptional service

    Mar 12, 2015

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall leaders and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation employees gathered in Spates Community Club March 3 to sign the FMWR employee covenant, reaffirming the joint base's commitment to its employees and customers.

  • 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.

  • Ten things to know around the DOD in March

    Mar 9, 2015

    The Marine Corps announced the 2015 Officer Women Leadership Symposium hosted by Academy Women from March 5-7 at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. The event provides military women the opportunity to network with like-minded colleagues and to grow professionally, according to the Feb. 15 Marine administrative message. Information on registration for the event can be found at http://goo.gl/9nojEe.

  • 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.

  • Battaglia: Diverse lessons in leadership key to force preservation

    Mar 9, 2015

    Within Memorial Chapel on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, conversations over how to lead today's armed forces can be heard throughout the halls.

  • 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.

  • Rader Clinic honors 2014 Performance Triad participants

    Mar 9, 2015

    Staffers at the Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base were recognized Feb. 27 for participating in the Performance Triad.

  • Base unites for child abuse prevention PSA

    Mar 9, 2015

    The production of a public service announcement brought together elements of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Feb. 23 to make the community aware of April's designation as Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Month of the Military Child.

  • 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.

  • Winter Weather Team JBM-HH

    Feb 19, 2015

    JBM-HH (Fort Myer, Henderson Hall, Fort McNair) is OPEN with a two-hour delayed arrival today, Friday, March 6, and employees have the option for unscheduled leave or telework. Road conditions are RED at JBM-HH. RED means driving is hazardous.

  • Updated! JBM-HH access control: Extended Visitor Control Center hours of operation

    Feb 11, 2015

    JBM-HH Visitor Control Center has extended hours To avoid long lines and backups at the gates, visitors not affiliated with the DoD, have the opportunity to register and be vetted for an Automated Installation Entry (AIE) pass, which allows the pass holder to gain access to any portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. The new VCC hours of operation are: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (with full staff) 3:30 to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday (with minimum staffing) 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays (with minimum staffing)

  • Enhanced access control: Frequently Asked Questions, Information - Updated April 2

    Feb 11, 2015

    The safety and security of all residents, workers and visitors at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall is paramount; and, JBM-HH wants to serve its customers in the best way possible. See Frequently Asked Questions, updated as necessary.

  • Access Control test set for Wednesday, Feb. 11

    Feb 9, 2015

    In the interest of the safety and security of residents, employees and visitors and to hone our access control process, Emergency Services personnel will conduct an "access control" test Wednesday, Feb. 11 from 10 a.m. to noon.

  • 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.

  • A march toward a Purple Heart: Airman receives medal at JBM-HH ceremony

    Feb 5, 2015

    Three-war veteran and retired Air Force Maj. Jesse Baltazar's quest for his Purple Heart medal reached a fitting end at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Conmy Hall Jan. 20.

  • Honoring a Soldier's Soldier: 14th sergeant major of the Army retires after 34-year career

    Feb 5, 2015

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III said goodbye Jan. 30 to the Soldiers and service branch he served for 34 years during his full honor retirement ceremony at Conmy Hall on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Ten things to know around DoD in February

    Jan 30, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel A. Dailey has become the 15th Sergeant Major of the Army Jan. 30. He succeeds Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond F. Chandler, who held the position since March 2011.

  • JBM-HH teen to compete for Military Youth of the Year

    Jan 30, 2015

    Valencia Parker may be in middle school, but she's already boosting her resume -- she'll be representing Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in the Boys and Girls Clubs of America's Military Youth of the Year competition this April.

  • Service member-tutors, students tour White House

    Jan 30, 2015

    January 22 was an event-filled day at Arlington's Barcroft Elementary School. One group of students was heading to the Smithsonian for an educational field trip. Fourth and fifth graders were preparing for a Geography Bee. Some third graders were participating in a swimming event, but 23 of the luckiest students were heading to the District of Columbia address of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

  • Pictures for a friend

    Jan 30, 2015

    Elsie Abuhl had a lot on her mind the morning of Jan. 19. In addition to her regular day of learning and play at Cody Child Development Center on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base, she had something very important to ask her classmates.

  • 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.

  • JBM-HH phases in base access measures

    Jan 16, 2015

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson has begun preparing for new visitor access control measures, as directed by the Secretary of the Army.

  • Weather Watch Team JBM-HH

    Jan 16, 2015

    JBM-HH (Fort Myer, Fort McNair, Henderson Hall) OPEN today, Feb. 18 with the option for unscheduled leave/unscheduled telework. Road conditions: GREEN

  • Veterinary Clinic takes care of pets

    Jan 9, 2015

    The Veterinary Clinic in Building 239 on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Army Community Service needs assessment survey

    Jan 8, 2015

    The Natick Army Community Service, in partnership with Installation Management Command G9 Marketing Research and Analysis, is launching the Army Community Service Needs Assessment Survey today, Jan. 8, through March 6 at Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Fort Hood receives redeploying Soldiers from Operation United Assistance

    Jan 8, 2015

    Fort Hood received its initial cohort of 87 Soldiers that were in support of Operation United Assistance, Jan. 7. The Soldiers are from the 36th Engineer Brigade returning from Liberia, West Africa, where they have been deployed since October 2014.

  • SMA builds upon partnerships for transitioning Soldiers

    Jan 8, 2015

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III visited UPS Inc. world headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky, to lead a roundtable discussion with company leaders and area Soldiers to hear feedback about the Army's transition assistance program, Jan. 7, 2015.

  • Demonstrating resilience: increasing mental and physical strength through adaptive reconditioning

    Jan 8, 2015

    Adaptive reconditioning contributes to a successful recovery for Soldiers, whether they are transitioning back to active duty or to civilian life. In fact, Service members who participate in adaptive sports are likely to reap a variety of benefits, which include but are not limited to less stress, reduction of dependency of pain and depression medication, building relationships with others, and decreasing body weight and fat.

  • 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.

  • Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson Hall in 2014: A look back at people, policy and places

    Jan 8, 2015

    The U.S. Marine Corps had a good year in 2014, both on the Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall and across the nation.

  • 2014 base sporting events set tone for more of the same in 2015

    Jan 8, 2015

    More championships were claimed and race miles were logged during an eventful sports year on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • 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.

  • JBM-HH readies joint tax center for 2015

    Dec 24, 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.

  • U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

    Dec 23, 2014

    U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

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