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  • USO marks 75 years of service

    Feb 4, 2016

    The United Service Organizations celebrated three-quarters of a century of service to the nation's active duty service members and their families Feb. 4.

  • National Association of Black Journalists founders reflect on equal opportunity, struggles in and ou

    Feb 4, 2016

    As civilian journalists, they were the gatekeepers of public information who said they believed balanced, fair and accurate reporting - along with journalistic objectivity and ethics - collided with the glass ceiling inside U.S. media outlets. Three of them who would test the strength of the glass were U.S. military veterans.

  • Commander's column: 'Thanks' to JBM-HH team for navigating Jonas safely, swiftly

    Feb 4, 2016

    Last week the National Capital Region and Joint Base Myer Henderson-Hall saw one of the worst winter storms in recorded meteorological history: Winter Storm Jonas. The federal government was closed for two days with operations affected an additional two days beyond that. The snow can still be seen around base in piles big enough to take up parking spots.

  • From camouflage to the classroom: Understanding the Post-9/11 GI Bill

    Feb 4, 2016

    Service members who want to transfer their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to their family members do not have to make it an all-or-nothing commitment, and they don't have to wait until retirement to start thinking about it.

  • Longtime ACS volunteer to be recognized with award for service

    Feb 3, 2016

    As a volunteer with Army Community Service on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, retired Army Lt. Col. C.J. Buche contributed 3,758 hours of service over five years. In April, she'll receive the Emma Marie Baird Award at the JBM-HH Volunteer Recognition Award Ceremony for her efforts.

  • JBM-HH to host next Grant Hall Public Open House Sat., Feb. 6

    Jan 29, 2016

    FORT MCNAIR, Washington, D.C. -- Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall announces its next quarterly Public Open House of Grant Hall's historic third-floor courtroom, located on the Fort McNair side of the Joint Base in southwest Washington D.C., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6. The courtroom is the site of the military tribunal, held from May through June 1865, of those thought responsible for the plot to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln.

  • Cody CDC staff's fast actions credited with safe evacuation during last week's gas leak

    Jan 29, 2016

    Cody Child Development Center staff members quickly and safely evacuated 279 children from the facility on Jan. 14 following a reported gas leak.

  • JBM-HH Consolidated Tax Center open for business

    Jan 29, 2016

    For the next four months, 26 IRS-trained and certified Soldiers, Marines and civilian volunteers will be busy helping people prepare and file their 2015 tax returns.

  • New DoD program streamlines childcare accessibility, but alters waitlist priorities

    Jan 29, 2016

    Service members and Department of Defense civilian employees will soon find accessing information about military child care options and wait lists as close as their laptops and mobile devices.

  • Snowzilla hits!

    Jan 29, 2016

    When the first major snow storm of 2016, dubbed "Snowzilla" by many in the area, reared its head, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Directorate of Public Works employees were ready.

  • Ten things to know around DoD in February

    Jan 29, 2016

    Family scholarships are available; TRICARE pharmacy copays change Feb. 1; new requirements for those seeking to use Marine Corps tuition assistance - there's a lot of changes and news for February 2016.

  • Don't let the weather catch you by storm

    Jan 28, 2016

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

  • EFMP participants enjoy a day of fun, games

    Jan 15, 2016

    The USO Warrior and Family Center at Fort Belvoir hosted more than a dozen Exceptional Family Member Program participants from across the National Capital Region, Jan. 9 for a day of learning, fun and camaraderie.

  • Local firefighter-turned author pens children's books

    Jan 15, 2016

    In his workday life, Jon Nordstrom is a firefighter on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. In his off-duty time, he's a devoted family man who relishes his roles of husband, father and uncle. He's also earned the title of award-winning author, with two published books to his credit and two more on the way.

  • Military tuition assistance: Benefits and limits

    Jan 15, 2016

    Military tuition assistance covers many education expenses for those in uniform seeking higher education, but there are limitations to the benefit, according to education counselors on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Dress for success

    Jan 15, 2016

    Experts help service members dress the part to land post-military service employment

  • Already encountering the winter blues?

    Jan 15, 2016

    Professionals: Behavioral health treatment strengthens, not weakens, service members' resilience, readiness

  • This week in military history

    Jan 15, 2016

    This week in military history: Jan. 14 - 20

  • Tax season is here: Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Consolidated Tax Center preps for 2016

    Jan 14, 2016

    It's that time of year again! The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Consolidated Tax Center will open Jan. 19, providing free individual income tax preparation and e-filing services to service members, retirees and their families.

  • New year, new season for resolutions, lifestyle changes

    Jan 14, 2016

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Commander's Race Series and the OohRah Run Series are both on hiatus until the spring, but patrons can visit the Fort Myer Fitness Center or the Cpl. Terry L. Smith Gym to witness that individual health and wellness certainly are not.

  • ***UPDATE!*** Cody CDC to be OPEN on Friday, Jan. 15

    Jan 14, 2016

    The Cody Child Development Center will be open for regular business hours on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. The "suspicious odor" emergency responders investigated earlier today was determined to be a natural gas leak. JBM-HH public works and safety professionals isolated the problem and will continue to monitor the situation throughout the night. As they become available, updates to the Cody CDC's operating status on Friday, Jan. 15, will be posted to JBM-HH's Facebook and Twitter pages and sent to parents via ADHOC messaging, TS Gold and Syms message systems. Parents are advised to confirm the center's operating status before driving children to the center.

  • Coming Soon! Military Child Care.com - Learn more!

    Jan 7, 2016

    Beginning March 16, 2016, all military Child and Youth Programs in the National Capital Region - including Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall - will begin using MilitaryChildCare.com (MCC), a centralized Department of Defense request for care website. If you need to place a new request for care or are on an existing waitlist in the National Capital Region (including all branches of Service), all of your child care requests will now be placed and managed on MCC.

  • Letter from the editor: Reflections of JBM-HH in the New Year

    Jan 7, 2016

    Editor's note: I sat down with JBM-HH Commander Col. Mike Henderson to capture his thoughts about 2015, to include the joint base's most significant accomplishments as well as what challenges await us in 2016. Here's what he had to say.

  • 10 things to know around the DoD for 2016

    Jan 7, 2016

    2016 will be a busy year throughout the Department of Defense. Staff writer Julia LeDoux shows us by providing this list of 10 things to know around the Defense Department in the New Year.

  • Readers recall top Pentagram coverage of 2015, set expectations for 2016

    Jan 7, 2016

    Editor's note: From "warm and fuzzy" stories in 2015 to more "election and inauguration" prep coverage in 2016, Pentagram Staff Writers Arthur Mondale and Delonte Harrod hit the streets and found out what stories touched and moved readers in 2015. Respondents also give a no-holds barred response to what coverage they expect in 2016. Each respondent was asked two questions: What was your most memorable story from last year? And What coverage would you like to see more of in 2016? Respondents' answers to these questions are labelled "2015" and "2016," respectively.

  • 2015 wrap up: Henderson Hall and Fort McNair

    Jan 7, 2016

    The United States Marine Corps had a banner year in 2015, on both national and local levels. It was a year of important birthdays, significant leadership changes and selfless service to the nation.

  • 2015: JBM-HH Year in Review

    Jan 7, 2016

    From the editor: In the first edition of the Pentagram each new year, the staff reflects on the previous year's top local headlines, the best imagery and the moments captured throughout all three portions of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. For this year's first edition, we wanted to know what you, our readers, thought was our most memorable coverage of 2015, as well as what stories and other content you would like to see more of in the new year (see below for reader responses). The responses we received were astounding and, although we cannot make every change nor incorporate every suggestion into the Pentagram, we are listening to your thoughts and suggestions. Moreover, we will do our best to incorporate more of the stories, imagery and coverage you want to see this year. We wish you the very best in the new year and are excited to continue telling the stories of our service members, retirees, family members, civilian employees and other staff and community partners in 2016. (Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall photo illustration by Nell King)

  • President Woodrow Wilson honored in Washington

    Dec 29, 2015

    An Armed Forces Full Honors Wreath-Laying ceremony is conducted Dec. 28, 2015 in Washington, D.C., in honor of President Woodrow Wilson.

  • Army Community Service Helps Soldiers Have Happy Holiday Season

    Dec 21, 2015

    The holiday season is about giving. That can sometimes be tough on a budget. With extra expenditures for gifts, service members may be tempted to cut corners or take on debt.

  • JBM-HH sings its way into Advent season

    Dec 17, 2015

    In only their second week of celebrating and remembering the birth and return of the Messiah (Advent), congregants gathered at Memorial Chapel on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Dec. 10 to celebrate the holiday season.

  • Joint base firefighters train to avert disaster

    Dec 17, 2015

    The UH-60 Lima Black Hawk came into view Dec. 9 in the skies over Fort McNair just as the sirens from two Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall fire trucks sounded.

  • Winter safety on and off the roads

    Dec 17, 2015

    Do-it-yourself checklist helps motorists winterize vehicles, driving habits

  • Chaplains expose the pitfalls of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), depression

    Dec 17, 2015

    Editor's Note: This is the first in a three-part series of articles designed to generate awareness and provide resources for people suffering from seasonal affective disorder and depression.

  • Employees have extra time to donate to CFC

    Dec 17, 2015

    Federal employees who are feeling generous this holiday season and want to help somebody in need will have an extra opportunity to do so-the Combined Federal Campaign, the official workplace giving campaign of the federal government, has extended the donation deadline to Dec. 31.

  • Arlington National Cemetery adorned in wreaths

    Dec 17, 2015

    Volunteers, supporters place wreaths at every grave, columbarium at ANC

  • Oldest known living World War II vet visits Tomb of the Unknowns

    Dec 17, 2015

    Referred to as a "day that will live in infamy," Dec. 7, 1941, was the day the Japanese attacked the United States and drew the nation into one of the most destructive events in history.

  • Barcroft Elementary School students celebrate Christmas with the Marines (and Santa)

    Dec 9, 2015

    Children from Barcroft Elementary school received a gift from the Marine Corps: A chance to sit and talk with Santa about their Christmas wish lists.

  • Thrifty shopping in winter leads to grants, scholarships in spring

    Dec 9, 2015

    Fort Myer Thrift Shop benefits military-affiliated students, families in the National Capital Region. Approximately 55 volunteers keep customers from all over the National Capital Region returning to the Fort Myer Thrift Shop all 146 days the store is open throughout the year.

  • Holiday tree, Santa signal start of holiday season on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall

    Dec 9, 2015

    Rain and fog didn't dampen spirits Dec. 2 as Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall held its annual holiday tree lighting ceremony at Brucker Hall on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base.

  • IMCOM: Individual development plans key to reaching career goals

    Dec 9, 2015

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall hosted a series of briefings for employees in Career Program 29 on Dec. 3 and 4 in order to inform them about the career development and advancement opportunities available through the Army.

  • Winterizing homes, caution critical to safe holiday, winter seasons

    Dec 9, 2015

    Shoveling snow, checking your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and keeping track of your health this holiday season may seem trivial but taking the initiative to do so may be the difference between life and death.

  • Fueling Soldiers on the go

    Dec 9, 2015

    The dining facility on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall has introduced a first-of-its-kind for installations in the Mid-Atlantic region meal program that is designed to refuel Soldiers after physical training and get them on the move to their next assignment.

  • CID warns of posting holiday travel plans online

    Dec 9, 2015

    As Soldiers and their families prepare for the holiday season, the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, warns that posting travel plans on social media sites makes your home vulnerable to burglary.

  • Ugly Sweater 5K participants work up a sweat in hideous fashion

    Dec 9, 2015

    Fashionable workout wear was out and absurd tacky sportswear was in during the 2015 Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Commander's Race Series Operation Santa "Ugly Sweater" 5K Run and 1-Mile Walk Dec. 4, which kicked off at the Fort Myer Fitness Center on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base.

  • 'Tis the season to avoid debt

    Dec 9, 2015

    JBM-HH financial experts offer holiday spending tips to avoid budget busting.

  • 2015 Holiday Season Message

    Nov 25, 2015

    The upcoming season offers a variety of opportunities to celebrate holidays, honor traditions, and spend time with Family and friends. As we look forward to this special time of year and look back on another year gone by, I want to extend my sincere thanks for your efforts and support of our important missions.

  • Ready for Black Friday?

    Nov 25, 2015

    AAFES and MCX: Competitive pricing strategies available Black Friday through Cyber Monday, beyond.

  • Quarterly town hall stresses employee, leadership development

    Nov 25, 2015

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall leaders met with the base's civilian employees Nov. 19 for a marathon town hall meeting in which they discussed the JBM-HH strategic plan and developing the workforce for the decade to come.

  • Army, JBM-HH push winter safety with 'Ready... or Not?' campaign

    Nov 25, 2015

    Editor's Note: This is the first in a four-part series of articles designed to generate awareness and provide helpful safety tips during the winter.

  • Rader Clinic seeks to reverse 'tobacco culture'

    Nov 23, 2015

    Nov. 19 was the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout, a day when tobacco users vow to stop using tobacco or develop a serious plan to quit. But for some Soldiers and Marines, being bombarded with life-altering statistics and a national day of awareness isn't enough to do either.

  • OPM-SANG sergeant major poised to make a difference

    Nov 20, 2015

    As the new senior enlisted adviser to the Office of the Program Manager-Saudi Arabian National Guard, Sgt. Maj. Michael James Mingle will focus his efforts on both U.S. and Saudi noncommissioned officers. In addition to advising the program manager on all NCO matters, Mingle will make sure U.S. troops successfully satisfy their crucial roles as adviser-diplomats in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  • OPM-SANG deputy looks forward to winning year

    Nov 20, 2015

    The Office of the Program Manager-Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program welcomed its new deputy Sept. 29. Since his arrival at OPM-SANG headquarters on Riyadh's Eskan Village, Col. David Matthew Fee said he has been impressed with the amount of expertise on the small compound.

  • Maureen O'Hara buried at Arlington National Cemetery

    Nov 20, 2015

    The strains of "Garry Owen" echoed across Arlington National Cemetery Nov. 9, as friends and family gathered to say goodbye to one of the Golden Age of Hollywood's most iconic leading ladies.

  • Cheerleading group prepares 200 care packages on JBM-HH for service members, families

    Nov 20, 2015

    "Without the military, we wouldn't be able to do what we are doing right now," said Donna Rogers, coach and manager of All-Star Legacy, a cheerleading group. "They fight for our freedom."

  • Local Marines celebrate Corps' 240th with cake cutting

    Nov 20, 2015

    Happy birthday, Marines! You don't look a day over 240!

  • Obama: More work needed to end veteran homelessness, disability claims backlog

    Nov 20, 2015

    Surrounded by the graves of thousands of fallen service members at Arlington National Cemetery, President Barack Obama lauded "historic" increases to the Department of Veterans Affairs' budget during his Veterans Day speech Nov. 11.

  • Annual Turkey Trot promotes healthy lifestyle, spirit of giving

    Nov 20, 2015

    Approximately 185 participants ran the 7th Annual Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Turkey Trot 5K Race Nov. 13.

  • Quarterly town halls to help communication, workforce development

    Nov 20, 2015

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall will host a quarterly town hall for employees Nov. 19, the first in a series meant to streamline communication with employees on base.

  • Cody CDC children receive special help for ornament decorating

    Nov 20, 2015

    Hollyanne Milley had a green thumb after spending time with pre-school students at the Cody Child Development Center, but it wasn't because she was gardening.

  • Veterans, families swing dance at US Army Blues performance

    Nov 20, 2015

    For the second year in a row, The U.S. Army Blues entertained swing dancers of all levels during a Tribute to Veterans Concert that emphasized swing dance Nov. 15 at Brucker Hall, on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH.

  • See something? Say something!

    Nov 17, 2015

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall officials ask everyone to take part in the Department of Homeland Security's "see something, say something" campaign.

  • Joint base law enforcement undergo tough training to maintain readiness

    Nov 12, 2015

    JBM-HH police and security guards are the first line of defense at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, and each has a story that would make an ambitious crime beat reporter's job easy.

  • Man's best friend, crime's worst enemy

    Nov 12, 2015

    Pressure is constant for the 27 military working dog handlers who serve the Military District of Washington. In addition to daily installation force protection, there's 32 hours a month of required real world training and a full week of validating the Soldiers' dog handling abilities every three months.

  • ACS celebrates volunteers during annual luncheon

    Nov 12, 2015

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Army Community Service celebrated its many volunteers during its annual volunteer recognition luncheon Nov. 6.

  • Sgt. Maj. of the Army Dailey visits joint base

    Nov 12, 2015

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Dan Dailey spent time Nov. 6 doing what he loves best: Meeting, talking with and encouraging members of the nation's armed forces and the civilians who support them.

  • Commissary renovations to begin in 2016

    Nov 12, 2015

    The Commissary on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall will receive a facelift and a number of equipment upgrades during a period of renovations over the next year.

  • Education the key to career, life goals

    Nov 12, 2015

    Education is often the key that will unlock the door to a rewarding military or civilian career, and the Fort Myer Education Center stands ready to help service members, their families, civilians and retirees chart their course to success both now and into the future.

  • Commentary: Bus #5: Leaving with my Yesterdays

    Nov 12, 2015

    Editor's note: While the Pentagram normally does not publish guest columns without a tie to news that is relevant to a majority of readers, we felt the following light-hearted guest column is relevant to a very important group of readers: parents. We hope you enjoy as much as we did.

  • JBM-HH BOSS event builds unit cohesion, Soldier camaraderie

    Nov 5, 2015

    Soldier Appreciation Day at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall is more than a gathering of Soldiers to have fun-it's a time for relationship-building and strengthening unit cohesion, according to Soldiers who attended the Oct. 30 event.

  • JBM-HH DPW prepares snow plow drivers for winter

    Nov 5, 2015

    With the holiday season less than a month away, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Directorate of Public Works' Operations and Maintenance Division is once again gearing up for winter weather.

  • Haunted hayride, stables make for a spooktacular Halloween on joint base

    Nov 5, 2015

    What could bring Harry Potter, Elsa, Batman and a plethora of minions, zombies and ghosts to Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall? The U.S. Army Caisson Platoon's second annual Haunted Hayrides and Stables, of course!

  • Washington horse show names award after Old Guard Caisson horse Klinger

    Nov 5, 2015

    The 57th annual Washington International Horse Show hosted its 5th annual Military Appreciation Night Oct. 23 that featured members of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard).

  • This week in Marine Corps history - Nov. 5-11

    Nov 5, 2015

    Nov. 10 is the Corps' 240th birthday, so it is fitting to feature an entire week's worth of USMC history in this week's #PentagramNewspaper.

  • Pentagon office challenges DoD to participate in America Recycles Day

    Nov 5, 2015

    America Recycles Day is Nov. 15, a day we are reminded to resolve to recycle regularly. Recycling reduces the amount of waste sent to landfills and incinerators (and associated costs), conserves natural resources, saves energy, and helps the Department of Defense achieve its goal of a minimum 50 percent recycling rate at the Pentagon.

  • A message from the Commandant of the Marine Corps

    Nov 5, 2015

    Message from Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller to all Marines on occasion of the Corps' 240th birthday.

  • Happy 240th, Marines!

    Nov 5, 2015

    Nov. 10 marks the 240th Marine Corps birthday, a momentous occasion for those who have worn the Eagle, Globe and Anchor past and present.

  • Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Action Plan available for Review and Comment

    Nov 4, 2015

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall has been approved for coverage under the Virginia Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) general permit for discharges of stormwater from the Installation's outfalls on Fort Myer and Henderson Hall.

  • Ethics class for TODAY, 11 a.m., CANCELLED

    Oct 28, 2015

    Due to an unscheduled closure of the JBM-HH Town Hall Bldg. 243, today's ethics class for 11 a.m. has been canceled. The next Ethics Class is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 5, 11 a.m. to noon at the Town Hall building on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH.

  • Three US Soldiers lost in Vietnam War laid to rest 42 years after crash

    Oct 28, 2015

    Three U.S. Army Soldiers, Maj. Dale W. Richardson, 28, of Mount Sterling, Ill.; Staff Sgt. Bunyan D. Price Jr., 20, of Monroe, N.C.; and Sgt. Rodney L. Griffin, 21, of Mexico, Mo., were buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery, Oct. 20.

  • Ten things to know around DoD in November

    Oct 28, 2015

    November is the month of turkey and football, honoring our veterans and celebrating the Marine Corps birthday. As the season continues to transition and the holidays creep ever closer, here are 10 things to get you started for the month, 10 things to know around the Department of Defense in November.

  • BOSS and SMP bring the fun for fall

    Oct 28, 2015

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) and Single Marine Programs have a variety of upcoming events for Soldiers and Marines looking to make the most of the fall season.

  • JBM-HH focus group identifies potential Army-wide issues for commander's consideration, forwarding t

    Oct 28, 2015

    The latest Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Army Family Action Plan focus group submitted two quality of life issues to JBM-HH Commander Col. Mike Henderson for consideration following their Oct. 21 meeting at Spates Community Club on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base.

  • Harvest Fest brings fall fun for JBM-HH families

    Oct 28, 2015

    JBM-HH families and others from across the National Capital Region descended upon the Cody Child Development Center for hay rides, urban line dancing and even to catch candy while blindfolded at the annual Harvest Fest on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Army bids farewell to McHugh at JBM-HH

    Oct 28, 2015

    The U.S. Army bid farewell to John McHugh, 21st secretary of the Army, during a ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Oct. 23.

  • Down Range - Fort A.P. Hill newsletter

    Oct 23, 2015

    Welcome to the first edition of the Down Range - Fort A.P. Hill newsletter.

  • Cody CDC children create pillows for domestic violence awareness

    Oct 23, 2015

    A small group of children are learning to give back in a huge way during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. They are making standard sized pillows for men, women and families who have escaped abuse.

  • JBM-HH mixed masters team wins first place at Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 23, 2015

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall can add another Army Ten-Miler First Place Hooah Bird trophy to its collection thanks to its active duty mixed masters team, which emerged victorious on Oct. 11.

  • Chills and thrills: Caisson Platoon to provide JBM-HH with Halloween scares, family fun

    Oct 22, 2015

    This year's U.S. Army Caisson Platoon haunted hayrides and stables event promises Halloween chills and thrills for all members of the family. The two-day event is scheduled for Oct. 30 from 5 to 9 p.m. and Oct. 31 from 4 to 10 p.m. at the stables on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Multiple events to create traffic delays on, near JBM-HH Oct. 23-24

    Oct 22, 2015

    Traffic delays, parking lot closures, and gate closures are expected between Oct. 23 through the 24 at the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Details:

  • Scrabble comes to JBM-HH

    Oct 22, 2015

    Sgt. 1st Class Martin Gold is a word nerd, and he wants you to become one too, by playing Scrabble.

  • Commentary: The Story of the Red Ribbon: Let us not forget

    Oct 22, 2015

    This year's 2015 National Red Ribbon campaign theme is: "Respect Yourself: Be Drug Free." Red Ribbon Week is the nation's oldest and largest drug prevention program and is held in October. Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall will celebrate the weeklong event Oct. 23-31.

  • Substance abuse coordinator warns of Spice dangers

    Oct 22, 2015

    Using illegal drugs puts a person in an immediate "life or death" situation, said George Suber, a prevention coordinator for the Army Substance Abuse Program on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Joint base switches to appointments only service at DEERS /ID Section card office

    Oct 22, 2015

    The long wait at the ID card office on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall could soon be over.

  • Joint base CYSS trains for unthinkable, recognizes top performers

    Oct 15, 2015

    Child Youth and School Services' second in-service day was characterized by intense conversation and a joyful celebration.

  • A day of fun with serious lessons about fire safety

    Oct 15, 2015

    Liam Lamb knows where to go to find some of the heroes who work at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • JBM-HH thinks green for Energy Awareness Month

    Oct 15, 2015

    New, ongoing projects to save JBM-HH hundreds of thousands of dollars in coming years.

  • JBM-HH celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 15, 2015

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall community gathered in the community center on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base Oct. 8 to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

  • JBM-HH honors those who paved the way

    Oct 15, 2015

    Annual event provides forum for joint base to update retiree community.

  • JBM-HH announces Nov. 7 Grant Hall Public Open House

    Oct 15, 2015

    FORT MCNAIR, Washington, D.C. -- Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall announces its next quarterly Public Open House of Grant Hall's historic third-floor courtroom, located on the Fort McNair side of the Joint Base in southwest Washington D.C., from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7. The courtroom is the site of the military tribunal, held from May through June 1865, of those thought responsible for the plot to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln.

  • Joint base, USO make long-standing partnership 'official' with support agreement signing

    Oct 8, 2015

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall and the USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore officially sanctioned their long-standing partnership with the signing of a no-cost support agreement Oct. 1.