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  • President of Ukraine lays a wreath at Tomb of the Unknowns

    Sep 19, 2014

    The recently elected President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., during his visit to the United States.

  • DoD: Family stressors increase risk of suicide for younger Soldiers

    Sep 19, 2014

    Soldiers between the ages of 17 and 24 have the highest rate of suicide in the Army, according to a 2012 Department of Defense Suicide Report. Of the 155 Army servicemember suicides reported by the Department of Defense in 2012, 61 percent were under the age of 30.

  • Civilians, Soldiers thank arriving Honor Flight members

    Sep 19, 2014

    A total of 79 Honor Flights have arrived or are scheduled to touch down in the National Capital Region during the month of September. While all Honor Flight visits are emotional, patriotic spirits were pumped to a higher level when three groups of World War II, Korean War and Vietnam veterans and their chaperones arrived at Reagan National Airport the morning of Sept. 11.

  • USAMRMC and Fort Detrick Hosts Change of Command

    Sep 19, 2014

    In a ceremony held Sept. 16 on Fort Detrick, Maryland, the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and Fort Detrick, conducted a change of command with Maj. Gen. Joseph Caravalho, Jr., relinquishing command to Maj. Gen. Brian C. Lein.

  • TUSAB reaches out to schools during SOA tour

    Sep 19, 2014

    Twenty-five members of The U.S. Army Band, "Pershing's Own," are displaying their talents beyond the multi-seat arenas, which hosted the 2014 Spirit of America shows in Boston, now in Albany, New York and later this month at Hershey, Pennsylvania.

  • Running to reflect: 700 gather at Fort McNair for lively Navy Yard memorial run, walk

    Sep 19, 2014

    The objectives were clear and the mission was accomplished. The orders of the day this Sept. 16 were to smile, run, walk, celebrate and remember.

  • Keeping Marine families strong

    Sep 19, 2014

    Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson Hall's Unit, Personal and Family Readiness Program is a one-stop shop for official communication, resources and referral information, readiness and deployment support and volunteer management.

  • JBM-HH holds the banner high for M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E

    Sep 19, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall has welcomed plenty of celebrities and honored countless heroes throughout its history, but it's probably safe to say that none received the welcome that America's favorite mouse did Sept. 13.

  • World War II Soldier buried at ANC

    Sep 19, 2014

    Seventy years after going missing on the island of Saipan, Army Pfc. Bernard Gavrin was laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery's section 64 Sept. 12.

  • Competition refines TOG's ceremonial support

    Sep 19, 2014

    Soldiers in the Army's 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) are responsible for laying to rest those who have served the nation, a centuries-old tradition that affects the families and friends of servicemembers across the country.

  • Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance 11 September 2014

    Sep 11, 2014

    "Like the great wall and bedrock that embrace us today, nothing can ever break us. Nothing can change who we are as Americans."

  • Suicide -- for prevention, pay attention

    Sep 11, 2014

    Vigilant attention in our observations and interactions with others is key to preventing suicide.

  • New command team outlines expectations in town hall

    Sep 11, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's new command team, Col. Michael D. Henderson, commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Randall E. Woods, introduced themselves to personnel and explained their individual leadership philosophies during a town hall meeting Sept. 3.

  • Soldier for Life: Not just for transitioning Soldiers

    Sep 11, 2014

    The Army's major transition program has changed its name, but the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall transition manager vows services aimed toward Soldiers and their family members will remain at the highest levels.

  • Howling good time had at Fort Myer Doggie Dip

    Sep 11, 2014

    The annual Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Doggie Dip was the final scheduled outdoor activity at the Fort Myer Officers Club pool complex, and despite some morning heat and humidity, another bumper crop of kids, owners and dogs got in the last splashes and dives of the 2014 summer.

  • Local volunteer celebrates 66 years of service

    Sep 11, 2014

    Patsy Skidmore has volunteered at the Andrew Rader Health Clinic on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall for 18 years and she does not intend to stop any time soon.

  • Spirit of America uses unique approach to casting

    Sep 11, 2014

    Big Hollywood-type entertainment productions tour multi-purpose, mega-thousand seat arenas across the United States throughout the calendar year. From figure skating ice shows to circuses, acting rosters in these extravaganzas can grow into a multi-page name directory resembling a big-city phone book.

  • Army Launches New Safety Campaign

    Sep 8, 2014

    The Army launched the first installment of its new two-year seasonal safety awareness campaign today.

  • JBM-HH welcomes new commander, CSM

    Sep 8, 2014

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall community bid farewell to its former leadership team, Col. Fern O. Sumpter and Command Sgt. Maj. Earlene Y. Lavender, and welcomed its new leaders, Col. Michael D. Henderson and Command Sgt. Maj. Randall E. Woods, during a change of command and change of responsibility ceremony Aug. 27.

  • There's beauty behind the uniform

    Sep 8, 2014

    By day, Spc. Kiaya Jackson is a patient administration specialist at Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • War of 1812: Chesapeake Campaign concludes with American victories

    Sep 4, 2014

    The Americans needed a victory after the humiliation at Bladensburg, Maryland, and the burning of the Capitol. They didn't have to wait long.

  • Wyatt, Waylon, Willie and the boys

    Aug 28, 2014

    A break between Spirit of America rehearsals at the old Fort Belvoir commissary Aug. 21 afforded many 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Soldiers a chance to relax and recline. Before reassembling for additional run-throughs, some Soldiers rested their eyes, while others read morning newspapers.

  • HQMC to Marines: Make yourself competitive

    Aug 28, 2014

    The United States Marine Corps is in the midst of a drawdown, and retention specialists had a clear message for Marines seeking to stay in during an Aug. 19 visit to Henderson Hall: be professionally competitive.

  • Marines honored in midst of Nationals' winning streak

    Aug 28, 2014

    Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos delivered the honorary opening pitch, a head-high delivery that cut across the right-handed batter's box, during pregame ceremonies Aug. 20 as the National League East Division-leading Washington Nationals hosted Marine Appreciation Night.

  • Soldiers welcome students back to school

    Aug 28, 2014

    Just under 300 students enrolled at Amidon-Bowen walked through the school's gates Monday morning, greeted by Soldiers, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall staff, school faculty and Washington Nationals mascot George the racing President.

  • TUSAB musician has diversity-driven SOA speaking role

    Aug 28, 2014

    A U.S. Army Band rookie with a multi-cultural family tree has snagged a rare Spirit of America speaking part.

  • No time to rest for Fife and Drum Corps as 'Spirit of America' approaches

    Aug 26, 2014

    The 2014 Spirit of America itinerary for The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps is set, and the Soldiers will be rehearsing and practicing new drill choreography, while getting ready to travel from Boston to Albany, New York, and on to Hershey, Pennsylvania.

  • Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Commander

    Aug 26, 2014

  • Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Command Sergeant Major

    Aug 26, 2014

  • Traffic, roads and grounds

    Aug 25, 2014

    Latest news about traffic, roads and grounds conditions on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall

  • Strike Officer credits Family, Mentors and experiences for success

    Aug 22, 2014

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan --Forty-three years ago, U.S. Congress designated Aug. 26 as Women's Equality Day to commemorate granting women the right to vote. When put into historical military context, the roles women have filled in their service to their country have gone under measureable change in the 239 year history of the U.S. Army -- when women would help nurse the wounded and sick during the Revolutionary War. Now, women make up approximately 15 percent of the active-duty Army and represent 95 percent of its' career fields.

  • Singapore's top defense chief honors the fallen during trip to Washington

    Aug 22, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Ng Chee Meng, Chief of Defense Force, Singapore Armed Forces, paid his respects to America's fallen during an Armed Forces Full Honors Wreath Laying ceremony with Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Va.

  • JBM-HH FD responds to local fire

    Aug 22, 2014

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Fire Department's Engine 161 responded to a one-alarm fire on Columbia Pike in Arlington near the joint base on Aug. 15.

  • New York native to reunite with family, friends at Albany SOA shows

    Aug 22, 2014

    The middle stop of the 2014 Spirit of America tour is being highly-anticipated by The U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps snare drummer Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Paul Hirt.

  • BOSS and SMP bring single service members together

    Aug 22, 2014

    The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers and Single Marine Program came together for a town hall meeting Aug. 18 to discuss barracks life and what each program offers to servicemembers.

  • Servicemembers learn skills, compete in wheelchair basketball camp

    Aug 15, 2014

    More than 30 wounded, injured and ill servicemembers and military veterans from across the country participated in a wheelchair basketball training camp, Aug. 7-8, at Fort Belvoir's Specker Field House. The event, sponsored by the National Wheelchair Basketball Association; USO Metropolitan-Washington; and the Belvoir Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, aimed to provide active-duty servicemembers and veterans an opportunity to learn the basics of the game, compete against each other in a friendly environment and shoot for slots on an elite team down the road.

  • TRADOC accreditation team to visit USAICoE

    Aug 15, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Fort Huachuca's Quality Assurance Office, or QAO, has the mission to prepare the United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, USAICoE, for the Training and Doctrine Command's accreditation visit. A failed accreditation can affect the ability to train Soldiers and negatively impact the military training institution.

  • SHARP helps victims of sexual assault and harassment become survivors

    Aug 15, 2014

    If you are a victim of sexual assault or harassment, there is help available through the Army's Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Response and Prevention program.

  • Army memorial ceremony honors Maj. Gen. Greene

    Aug 14, 2014

    The Army paid tribute to Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene in a memorial ceremony Aug. 13, 2014, in the Pentagon auditorium.

  • Corps seeks to retain 'most qualified'

    Aug 14, 2014

    With drawdowns through at least FY17, Marines have a multitude of career options and opportunities available to them

  • Tanner: A Soldier's life

    Aug 14, 2014

    James Tanner, for whom the old amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery was renamed in May, was all those things and more.

  • Army encourages spouses to measure health, resiliency online

    Aug 14, 2014

    Army officials are encouraging Soldiers' spouses to take the Global Assessment Tool (GAT 2.0), a self-assessment tool for determining one's levels of fitness, in a push from now through October.

  • JBM-HH units are cornerstone of Spirit of America show

    Aug 14, 2014

    Young drill team roster to make SOA debut.

  • Hotel Company checks in with intramural softball title

    Aug 14, 2014

    The trophy case inside The Old Guard H Company's recreation room added new hardware in the past week following the unit's convincing intramural championship run through the 2014 softball command playoff.

  • Temporary road closures and delays on JBM-HH

    Aug 13, 2014

    The area around the Memorial Chapel on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH will be impacted by an increase in traffic Thursday, Aug. 14 from approximately 2 to 4 p.m. for a full honors military funeral service.

  • Memorial Display Room offers history, artifacts

    Aug 8, 2014

    Nestled between the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Memorial Amphitheater in an area that originally and still serves as a staging area for VIPs before they spoke at the amphitheater, the Memorial Display Room houses artifacts that bring ANC's history and mission to life.

  • New ACAP software to modernize command-unit communication

    Aug 8, 2014

    The Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) demonstrated a new database system July 30 that aims to modernize the way command leaders interact with their units and separating Soldiers.

  • Enterprise Challenge 2014 highlights intelligence on-the-move, technology demonstrations

    Aug 8, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Army's participation in Enterprise Challenge 2014 highlighted increased on-the-move intelligence capabilities using the Tactical Intelligence Ground Station, an element of the Distributed Common Ground System -- Army, or DCGS-A.

  • Commander in Chief visits Fort Belvoir, Virginia

    Aug 8, 2014

    FORT BELVOIR, Virginia -- (Aug. 8, 2014) President Barack Obama came to Fort Belvoir's Wallace Theater Thursday to sign the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014, a bill providing the Department of Veterans Affairs the resources to improve access and quality of care for veterans.

  • Mosquito-borne viruses hit summer peak, WNV discovered on Fort McNair

    Aug 7, 2014

    The Army Public Health Command on July 31 released a report showing positive West Nile Virus (WNV) detections located in two military mosquito-trapping sites on the Fort McNair portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, which constitutes the first discovery of the virus on the installation in 2014.

  • Transplanting history: ANC Medal of Honor memorial trees remember branches of America's past

    Aug 7, 2014

    A diverse collection of foliage representing American history is congregated along Arlington National Cemetery's Wilson and Farragut Drives. What continues to grow in multiple sections of the cemetery in the Kearny Monument area is a living history book of botany.

  • JBM-HH building renovation recognized for energy, environmental efficiency

    Aug 7, 2014

    After undergoing major renovations in 2011, Building 249 on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall has been awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

  • The CODY CDC & SAS is OPEN Monday, Aug. 11

    Aug 6, 2014

  • Installation News

    Aug 5, 2014

    Information on the latest news on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall

  • Family Readiness

    Aug 5, 2014

    Latest information on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Family Readiness.

  • Traffic, roads, grounds

    Aug 5, 2014

    Information about the latest traffic, roads and grounds conditions on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall

  • Around DoD: 10 things to know for August

    Aug 1, 2014

    Here's 10 things happening now around the Department of Defense you should be aware of:

  • Civilian Wellness Program aims to boost morale, promote healthy lifestyles

    Aug 1, 2014

    The Civilian Wellness program provides federal civilian employees with an incentive to participate in physical activity during work hours.

  • Commissary brief reveals nutritious options

    Aug 1, 2014

    In an effort to improve the overall health of the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall community, a walkthrough of the commissary July 21 offered consumers a detailed layout of each food section and its nutritional significance.

  • When the walls come tumblin' down

    Aug 1, 2014

    Demolition of Building 406 on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall is under way and on schedule, according to officials.

  • Volunteers, vets help keep ANC beautiful

    Aug 1, 2014

    More than 400 volunteers gathered in the morning sun at Arlington National Cemetery July 28 for a day of service by professionals from across the landscape and lawn care industry to give back to their nation.

  • Picking the best pacers

    Jul 24, 2014

    The process of gaining the talents of 40 runners for the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Army Ten-Miler team is underway.

  • Preparing for the worst

    Jul 24, 2014

    A functional active shooter exercise took place on the Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall July 17 to assess first responder reaction time and the reactions of a select group of JBM-HH staff and employees.

  • DC road closures and restrictions for the 2014 U.S. -- Africa Leaders Summit

    Jul 23, 2014

    The 2014 U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit will take place from Monday, August 4th through Thursday, August 7th in Washington, D.C.

  • Silver Star awarded to 95-year-old Army veteran

    Jul 21, 2014

    Retired Lt. Col. Ralph W. Kuethe, 95, was awarded a Silver Star medal in Conmy Hall at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia, July 11, 2014, 70 years after serving in World War II.

  • Redskins military appreciation day draws over 3,000 to FedEx Field

    Jul 21, 2014

    The burgundy and gold VIP carpet was stylishly rolled out for regional service members July 12, 2014, before and during the first Redskins Salute Military Appreciation Day, at FedEx Field, in Landover, Maryland.

  • Pershing's Own receives new command sergeant major

    Jul 21, 2014

    The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" has a new command sergeant major - Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel R. Smith was appointed to the position during a change of responsibility ceremony July 14 at Brucker Hall on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Ready and resilient: Performance Triad promotes healthy lifestyle, ready and resilient Soldiers

    Jul 21, 2014

    Eight hours of sleep a night, 10,000 steps a day and eight servings of fruit and vegetables daily. That's the prescription the Army is using to improve the health of the force.

  • New Va. laws expand military-state relations

    Jul 21, 2014

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed into law June 12 five bills that directly impact service members and their families.

  • New leadership at Rader Health Clinic

    Jul 18, 2014

    Lt. Col. Soo Lee Davis relinquished command of Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic to Lt. Col. Ed Weinberg July 11 during a change of command ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Davis arrived at Rader Nov. 27, 2013 and served as its 17th commander. She held the position for eight months.

  • Fort Myer Swim Team at .500 mark

    Jul 18, 2014

    The Ashburn Village Aqua Jets were far from kind to the Fort Myer Squids July 12 at the Fort Myer Officers Club pool complex.

  • Having their cakes and running, too: First-ever Firecracker/Twinkie 5k challenges stomachs

    Jul 10, 2014

    Caloric intakes took a beating the morning of July 3 as Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation added a spongy wrinkle to its schedule of 5-kilometer races.

  • Marines serve up meals for homeless

    Jul 10, 2014

    Marines are renowned for their toughness, but some of the Corps' finest have been showing their softer sides as volunteers with The Salvation Army - National Capital Area Command Grate Patrol homeless outreach program.

  • MDW Recognized by the Secretary of the Army

    Jul 8, 2014

    U.S. Army Military District of Washington received the Army Superior Unit Award (ASUA) for meritorious performance of a difficult and challenging mission from January 1, 2012 to February 28, 2013 by the Honorable John M. McHugh, Sectary of the Army.

  • Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (Wet Bulb Globe Temperature)

    Jul 7, 2014

    The Wet Bulb Globe Temperature is a measure of heat stress in direct sunlight which takes into account the temperature, humidity; wind speed, sun angle and cloud cover (solar radiation).

  • Army 4th quarter antiterrorism theme - Organization and Individual Protective Measures

    Jul 7, 2014

    The Army antiterrorism awareness theme for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2014, July through September, is Organization and Individual Protective Measures to prevent and counter the terrorist threat

  • Game on! Marines, Soldiers, civilians compete at first joint base Urban Warrior Challenge

    Jul 7, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall added another page to its historic legacy June 27 with an inaugural Urban Warrior Challenge that brought Marines and Soldiers together for a day of friendly physical competition.

  • Redskins form military appreciation club

    Jul 7, 2014

    The District of Columbia National Football League team launched the franchise's free, official military appreciation club June 23.

  • Restricted Locations for Independence Day Fireworks Viewing Around Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall

    Jul 1, 2014

    As the community prepares for the 2014 Independence Day celebration along the National Mall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (JBM-HH) announces changes to some popular fireworks viewing areas in Arlington County, Va.

  • Top Philippines Army Officer lays wreath

    Jul 1, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Hernando Iriberri, Commanding General of the Philippine Army, participated in an Army Full Honors Wreath Laying ceremony with Maj. Gen Jeffery S. Buchanan, U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Army Strong for 239 years

    Jul 1, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall celebrated the Army's 239th birthday with "hooah" style June 20, with an early morning run and cake cutting ceremony in the afternoon at the Dining Facility.

  • Pentagon birthday bash celebrates Army's 'rich history'

    Jul 1, 2014

    Commitment, strength, a sugary dessert and some presidential levity made for a party atmosphere at the Pentagon courtyard as the Army celebrated its 239th birthday June 19.

  • Strong turnout for third annual Semper Fit race

    Jul 1, 2014

    More than 80 runners turned out for this year's Chesty's 5k race June 25 at the Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Marine Corps details two early-out programs

    Jun 24, 2014

    Marine Corps officials have announced the details of two early-out programs for Fiscal Year 2015 designed to manage the force by offering staff noncommissioned officers either early retirement or a lump-sum payment to leave the service.

  • Aussie PM keeps up with the Marines

    Jun 24, 2014

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott proved he could keep up with a group of United States Marines as he participated in a Fartlek run around the National Mall in the pre-dawn hours of June 12.

  • Davis now on guard at The Old Guard

    Jun 24, 2014

    Sincere handshakes and emotional hugs prevailed on a day when the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) changed commanders at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Summerall Field.

  • ANC's 150th commemorated during wreath laying

    Jun 24, 2014

    The official establishment of Arlington as a national cemetery 150 years ago was commemorated June 16 during an Armed Forces Full Honors Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

  • The Washington arsenal explosion

    Jun 24, 2014

    It was hot the morning of June 17, 1864, as 21 young female war-workers made their way to the choking room of the laboratory building on what was then known as Washington Arsenal but is today Fort McNair.

  • Fort Myer fire coat on display at 9/11 museum

    Jun 24, 2014

    An artifact associated with Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's involvement with the Sept. 11, 2001, Pentagon attack is currently a temporary part of the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum collection in New York City.

  • Enduring Fatigue

    Jun 19, 2014

    To steadfastly hold out against impairment -- that's what it means to endure.

  • More questions for a 30-year safety professional

    Jun 19, 2014

    During National Safety Month 2014, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center has highlighted achievements and perspectives of members of the Army's first class of Career Program-12 safety interns, who finished training in 1984.

  • Twilight tattoo honors Vietnam War veterans

    Jun 17, 2014

    The U.S. Army recognized Silver Star Medal recipient, Patrick A. Tiessonniere on behalf of Vietnam War veterans at a Twilight Tattoo event, June 11 at Fort Myer, Virginia.

  • Chaplains provide stability during a crisis

    Jun 13, 2014

    Contingency management in the National Capital Region was the theme of the 8th annual military and civilian chaplain interagency conference held at the Spates Community Club and Conference Center on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., June 11, 2014.

  • D-day veterans provide unique in-school history lesson on Normandy invasion

    Jun 13, 2014

    Nearly 25,500 days have passed since World War II's longest day, but 70 years to the H-hour of the Allied Force's Normandy invasion, men who participated in the landings at Omaha and Utah Beaches sat with middle school students and reflected about their aerial, amphibious or naval ordeals that June in 1944.

  • DPW: McNair Road still under repair

    Jun 13, 2014

    A segment of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's McNair Road, that has been closed since early May due to surface damage, is being repaired and could be opened in the near future.

  • OFF LIMITS AREA - Great Falls

    Jun 13, 2014

    Public reminded, servicemembers ordered: no water activities at Potomac's Great Falls.

  • Distracted driving: an Armywide hazard

    Jun 11, 2014

    In January 2014, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center released a 19-question survey tailored specifically for respondents to report their perceptions of distracted driving, awareness of hazards and potential legal implications, and whether they have knowingly participated in any activity that distracted them while driving. A random sample of 1,099 Soldiers was selected for the survey, and some findings are outlined below.

  • New state rule opens doors for Virginia military spouse attorneys

    Jun 9, 2014

    The Virginia Supreme Court has adopted a rule easing licensing requirements for attorneys who move to the Commonwealth and the National Capital Region with spouses in the military.

  • Lady General hoopster makes Armed Forces basketball team

    Jun 9, 2014

    A member of the Fort Myer Lady Generals varsity basketball team is heading overseas after being selected to the 2014 Armed Forces Women's Basketball Team.

  • Two-wheeling down the road safely: Headquarters Command Battalion holds motorcycle safety ride

    Jun 9, 2014

    Fifteen motorcycles simultaneously roared to life June 4 in the Headquarters Command Battalion parking lot on the Fort Myer portion of the base as the battalion held its first motorcycle safety ride of 2014. "We had a great turnout today, a lot bigger than I expected," said Staff Sgt. Pablo Robledo, ride organizer.

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