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  • JBC

    May 2, 2016

  • Zika Virus: What you need to know

    Apr 26, 2016

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Directorate of Public Works-Environmental Management Division is asking the community to be cognizant of the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne virus that has been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organization

  • Former JBM-HH volunteer recognized for 3,700-plus service hours

    Apr 21, 2016

    Retired Army Lt. Col. C.J. Buche received the Emma Marie Baird Award during the April 12 Volunteer Recognition Ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Cody CDC promotes fun, family, physical fitness for military child month

    Apr 21, 2016

    Dozens of Cody Child Development Center families enjoyed a day of physical activity, including a quarter-mile color run, during the center's third Family Fitness Fun Day April 15.

  • Colors for prevention: More than 130 participate in Sexual Assault Awareness Month 'color fusion' po

    Apr 21, 2016

    A new color fusion portion to the Marine Corps Community Services Henderson Hall's annual Spring Salute 5K race April 13 generated nearly double the usual amount of participants from previous years, according to one of the color fusion event's coordinators.

  • Applications now open for leadership program

    Apr 21, 2016

    Eligible civilian employees on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall can apply to the 2017 Defense Civilian Emerging Leaders Program (DCELP) from now until June 15 for an opportunity to develop as leaders and open up opportunities for their future.

  • Henderson Hall celebrates kids and their parents during Children's Fair

    Apr 21, 2016

    You don't usually hear the sounds of laughter ringing out in the Cpl. Terry L. Smith Gym on the Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. But that's exactly what could be heard April 16 at the 9th annual Children's Fair organized by Marine Corps Community Services.

  • Planting Pinwheels: Army, Marines advocate for child abuse prevention

    Apr 21, 2016

    For some, spring is a time reserved for planting seeds that blossom into colorful flowers. Instead of flowers, a group of parents and their toddlers and infants, and representatives from the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Army Community Service and Marine Corps Community Services Henderson Hall Family Advocacy programs, gathered in front of Memorial Chapel to plant pinwheels in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month.

  • The face of resiliency

    Apr 21, 2016

    Navy veteran overcomes sexual assault trauma, bullying

  • Army's live pageantry, music returns with 2016 Twilight Tattoo season

    Apr 21, 2016

    The annual Twilight Tattoo season is set to begin with an initial performance May 4 at Summerall Field on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Awardees recognized for selfless service, more than 82,000 volunteer hours

    Apr 21, 2016

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall community showed its gratitude April 12 for a group of people who keep the installation running -- its volunteers.

  • JBM-HH to host next Grant Hall Public Open House Sat., May 7

    Apr 14, 2016

    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, May 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.

  • Cody CDC celebrates military kids with pinwheel parade

    Apr 14, 2016

    Blue and silver pinwheels held by eager little (and some not-so-little) hands spun merrily in the breeze April 8 as children and staff from Cody Child Development Center and the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall community came together during a parade to recognize April as the Month of the Military Child and Child Abuse Prevention Month.

  • Caisson Platoon stables host special guests ahead of D.C. sporting events

    Apr 14, 2016

    The 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Caisson Platoon had some famous guests in the barn recently.

  • Frigid winds don't deter Cherry Blossom runners

    Apr 14, 2016

    More than 100 people braved an unusually cold spring morning April 8 to participate in the second road race of the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Commander's Race Series, the Race along the River Cherry Blossom 5K run and 1-Mile walk.

  • After nearly four decades of service, Gen. John F. Campbell retires

    Apr 14, 2016

    U.S. Army Gen. John F. Campbell retires at Conmy Hall on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall April 8.

  • Prevention programs, battle buddies key to identifying substance abuse

    Apr 14, 2016

    Drug and alcohol abuse is by no means only an Old Guard or Army problem, but is a reflection of a worldwide health issue, according to George A. Suber, the Army Substance Abuse Prevention Education coordinator for Joint Base Myer Henderson-Hall.

  • Looking ahead 20 years JBM-HH planners at work on what base will look like in 2035 and beyond

    Apr 14, 2016

    Senior leaders, including Joint Force Headquarters -- National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington Commander Maj. Gen. Bradley Becker and JBM-HH Commander Col. Mike Henderson got a first look April 7 at a plan whose with a vision statement that calls for the installation to "retain its historic character while creating and modernizing its infrastructure to establish a secure, sustainable compact community that is both responsive to the mission and adaptive to the needs of the NCR."

  • Survivors thrive, build resiliency with creative arts, spirituality

    Apr 14, 2016

    Survivors of fallen service members gathered at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall April 9 for a daylong seminar on building resiliency through creative arts and spirituality.

  • Caisson Spring Open House and Hayride showcases Old Guard mission significance

    Apr 8, 2016

    Visitors from across the National Capital Region got an up close and personal glimpse of the horses and horsemen who comprise the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard)'s Caisson Platoon during the platoon's Spring Open House and Hayride April 2 hosted at the Caisson stables on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Indian Army general pays tribute at Arlington National Cemetery

    Apr 7, 2016

    Maj. Gen. Bradley A. Becker, commanding general, U.S. Army Military District of Washington, and U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel B. Allyn hosted Gen. Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff, Indian Army, during an Army Full Honor Wreath-Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, April 7, 2016.

  • JBM-HH Safety: Bicyclists, motorists must share the road, obey traffic laws

    Apr 7, 2016

    When warm weather makes a comeback, it means that more people will be enjoying activities outside. One of the most popular outdoor activities in the National Capital Region during spring and summer is bicycle riding.

  • MDW commander stresses importance of timely transitioning for Soldiers

    Apr 7, 2016

    Commanders throughout the Military District of Washington have been directed to ensure that separating and transitioning Soldiers connect with education and employment resource opportunities provided by the Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program 12 to 18 months before they leave the Army.

  • Human ribbon honors April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Apr 7, 2016

    Marines, Soldiers and civilians got an early start honoring April as Child Abuse Prevention Month when they formed a human ribbon March 31 in front of Bldg. 29 on the Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • A Soldier's Soldier

    Apr 7, 2016

    Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III retired April 5 after 41 years of service to the nation during a Special Retirement Review ceremony in Conmy Hall on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Renovations, upgrades ongoing at JBM-HH Library

    Apr 7, 2016

    Have you noticed changes in the library on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (Bldg. 417) and wondered what was going on, and how these changes were going to result in better library services?

  • JBM-HH learns how to 'beat the blame game' at Sexual Assault Awareness Month kick-off

    Apr 7, 2016

    Stop blaming victims of sexual assault for sexual assault.

  • Ten things to know around the DoD in April

    Mar 31, 2016

  • Thousands flock to Arlington National Cemetery for Easter Sunrise Service

    Mar 31, 2016

    Senior Army chaplain: 'Readiness' is message in Christ's resurrection

  • Medal of Honor recipients honor citizen heroes during Fort Myer ceremony

    Mar 31, 2016

    More than 20 Medal of Honor recipients honored service members and community members who have embodied the virtues of sacrifice, courage and love for their country during National Medal of Honor Day March 25 with ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery and Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Easter is over, but two more spring events coming in April

    Mar 31, 2016

    Easter may be over, but egg hunting and other fun spring activities certainly are not on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Safety chief to joggers: Preventative measures critical to avoiding accidents

    Mar 31, 2016

  • Pentagon tour guides rely on precision, practice to enhance visitors' experiences

    Mar 31, 2016

    Guests of the chairman or members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff are typically those who receive VIP tours, said Molitoris.

  • Is Roth Right for Me?

    Mar 31, 2016

  • DoD Shuttles and The Myer Flyer

    Mar 30, 2016

    There are a few options for getting around the Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall community.

  • Rader Clinic unveils MedSafe to protect prescription drug beneficiaries

    Mar 24, 2016

    Patients and staff at the Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic now have a way to easily dispose of unwanted and outdated medications, thanks to the installation of a new "MedSafe" near the clinic's lobby March 3.

  • JBM-HH celebrates, honors women's history

    Mar 24, 2016

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall community celebrated Women's History Month March 17 during a luncheon at the Fort Myer Officers' Club.

  • Arlington National Cemetery's notable women part of U.S. history

    Mar 24, 2016

    Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place of thousands of the nation's most honored heroes. A quick glance at the names that adorn headstones show visitors that women who have served the nation are also at rest in the cemetery's hallowed grounds. To honor Women's History Month, Women in Military Service hosted a tour of the cemetery March 18 that highlighted the notable women who have served across the nation's armed services.

  • Road rash and a bit of Irish spirit

    Mar 24, 2016

    Two-hundred and seven people -- as well as three dogs -- participated in this year's Shamrock Shuffle 5K race and 1-mile walk March 18 at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, according to event organizer Todd Hopkins.

  • JBM-HH chaplains: Easter Sunrise Service offers chance to celebrate, grow

    Mar 24, 2016

    Since 1927, Arlington National Cemetery has served as ground zero for one of the most recognizable Easter Sunrise Services in the nation. Hosted by Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Commander Col. Mike Henderson, the Easter Sunrise Service is a significant time to strengthen the spiritual fitness of all military personnel and their families while enhancing relationships within the National Capital Region community, according to U.S Army Chap. (Lt. Col.) Steven M. Jones, JBM-HH chaplain.

  • Quick OPM decision eases Metrorail shutdown aggravation for some Pentagon, JBM-HH personnel

    Mar 24, 2016

  • The Old Guard bids farewell to CSM Stoker, welcomes CSM Beeson

    Mar 24, 2016

    The 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) bid farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Samuel J. Stoker, Jr., and welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Scott A. Beeson as its senior enlisted leader during a change of responsibility ceremony March 17 at Conmy Hall on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Korean War casualty gets final rest

    Mar 10, 2016

    After 65 years, Pfc. James M. Smith was finally laid to rest by his family, March 9, with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Atlantic Coast Conference mascots help greet children of fallen combat troops

    Mar 10, 2016

    Fourteen different mascots from major colleges within the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Atlantic Coast Conference descended upon the fitness center on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer Henderson-Hall March 7 to interact with Gold Star families.

  • Military families visit 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

    Mar 10, 2016

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Army Family Team Building Program, in collaboration with the Relocation Readiness Program, hosted a tour of the White House March 1 for service members and military family members.

  • Wanted: Honor Flight guardians

    Mar 10, 2016

    As more veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam travel to D.C. as part of the Honor Flight program, more volunteers are needed to escort them.

  • AER campaign raises awareness, funds for Soldiers in need

    Mar 10, 2016

    The 2016 Army Emergency Relief (AER) Campaign is underway, with Army leadership raising awareness of the benefits of the financial assistance program and giving Soldiers the opportunity to donate.

  • The Drive to Succeed

    Mar 8, 2016

    Sgt. Kevin E. Calderon became the 640th recipient of the Tomb Guard Badge in a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington, Va, on March 4, 2016.

  • Town hall covers workforce development opportunities, Social Security, Medicare

    Mar 3, 2016

    Federal civilian employees hear about opportunities available to them during a workforce town hall meeting Feb. 25 at Joe Rosenthal Theater on the Henderson Hall portion of JBM-HH.

  • Four-legged Caisson platoon vets looking for a new home

    Mar 3, 2016

    Dogs and cats are not the only "furiends" who are looking for their "furever" homes.

  • Neller's words resonate with local Marines

    Mar 3, 2016

  • Town hall answers questions about new child care initiative

    Mar 3, 2016

  • Ten things to know around the DoD in March

    Mar 2, 2016

    Find out what is going on around the joint base in the month of March.

  • Breaking barriers

    Mar 2, 2016

    For two women on JBM-HH, success is not defined by monthly history observances, but instead through shattering the glass ceiling.

  • Federal employment challenges in the midst of force reduction

    Mar 2, 2016

    Former hiring manager: '70 to 100 federal job applications may only yield one to two interviews'

  • Fewer injuries, higher PT scores result from new training regimen for MPs

    Mar 2, 2016

    In 2012, the Army published a document titled FM7-22: Army Physical Readiness Training.

  • Journey to Army Trials

    Mar 1, 2016

    Fort Bliss, Texas - For Spc. Stephanie Morris, participating at Army Trials 2016 is about more than just competition. It's a way for her to honor her friends and those Soldiers from her unit who died when they were hit by indirect fire in Afghanistan on June 18, 2013.

  • JBM-HH Easter Sunrise Service set for March 27

    Mar 1, 2016

    The annual Easter Sunrise Service hosted by the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall commander will be held March 27 in the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • U.S. Army Band welcomes new head drum major

    Feb 26, 2016

    In January 2016, Master Sgt. Julian R. Ayers became the first African-American to hold the position of head drum major in The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own." It was the latest milestone in a 17-year career with the band and the culmination of a love for playing music that began when he was in fourth grade.

  • Safety director wins on the Price is Right

    Feb 26, 2016

    Adrain Kendrick, come on down!

  • How NCOs can change a climate and strengthen a squad

    Feb 22, 2016

    Noncommissioned officers have always led from the front, but a new grass-roots initiative empowers them to effect change across the spectrum. Not in My Squad, or NIMS, is an assessment begun in October 2015 by Sgt. Maj. Of the Army Daniel Dailey as part of the campaign to fight sexual assault and harassment, then expanded to the long-term improvement of junior leaders.

  • Gospel Service celebrates African-American History Month

    Feb 22, 2016

    With praise and worship, the participants of an African-American History Month Gospel Service a celebration Feb. 6 at Memorial Chapel on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base.

  • JBM-HH's Lady Generals win third straight basketball championship at Capital Classic

    Feb 18, 2016

    The Fort Myer Lady Generals basketball squad took home their third consecutive win in the women's division of the annual Capital Classic Basketball Tournament at the Fort Myer Fitness Center Feb. 15.

  • Commandant talks priorities with DC-area Marines

    Feb 18, 2016

    Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller spoke to Marines about the future of the Corps, technological advances and health issues during a town hall meeting Feb. 12 at Conmy Hall on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • 200th MPs join first line of defense at JBM-HH, Arlington National Cemetery

    Feb 18, 2016

    U.S. Army Reserve military police have joined the ranks of police and security officers at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall for the first time since Sept. 11, 2001, according to Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Police Chief William R. Johnson II.

  • National Association of Black Journalists: Kerner Report key to African-American breakthrough in med

    Feb 18, 2016

    Paul Delaney, Paul Brock and Les Payne -- three African-Americans, military veterans and founding members of the National Association of Black Journalists -- said their service in the military helped shield them from discriminatory hiring practices that plagued their civilian counterparts in the U.S. media industry.

  • Rader Clinic, Belvoir hospital streamline breast cancer detection

    Feb 18, 2016

    Last October, Marcia Flagg, a registered nurse and quality manager tasked with managing 14,000 Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic enrollees noticed a problem: 700 enrollees, ages 52 to 74, were either overdue or never had a mammogram, a vital tool to screen for breast cancer early, according to Flagg.

  • Joint base raises awareness of Zika virus

    Feb 11, 2016

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Directorate of Public Works is asking that the joint base community be cognizant of the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne disease that has been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organization.

  • Army surgeon general promoted at Conmy Hall

    Feb 11, 2016

    Lt. Gen. Nadja West, 44th surgeon general of the U.S. Army and Commanding General of U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM), received her third star during a promotion and swearing-in ceremony at Conmy Hall on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Feb. 9.

  • Army ceremonial units bring pomp, precision to Super Bowl 50

    Feb 11, 2016

    Soldiers from The Old Guard and Pershing's Own participate in the opening ceremony of the National Football League's 50th championship game

  • Fort Myer's Military Spouse of the Year

    Feb 11, 2016

    Andrea Barreiro has been named the Fort Myer Military Spouse of the Year for 2016.

  • Veterans Affairs, DoD and community partners strategize to tackle veteran suicide, 'invisible wounds

    Feb 11, 2016

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has a new strategy to combat the number of veteran suicides, one that includes reducing the number through social engagement.

  • De-icing impacts local water quality

    Feb 11, 2016

    You may be aware that de-icers can be unhealthy for pets and may corrode driveways, cars, and other items made of metal, but have you considered the impact to the environment, including your drinking water? While these de-icers are effective, the improvement in vehicle and pedestrian safety comes at a price.

  • 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.

  • 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.