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  • 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

  • Mobile app to diagnose head injuries scores FDA clearance

    Dec 22, 2014

    The new Defense Automated Neurobehavioral Assessment is a mobile phone-based application designed to help medical providers identify cases of traumatic brain injury in almost any setting, which may help clinicians diagnose a patient in as little as five minutes.

  • Soldier for life reaches out to gold star families

    Dec 22, 2014

    Lt. Gen. David Halverson, as the commander of U.S. Army Installation Management Command and assistant chief of staff for Installation Management, welcomed Army and Navy gold star families to the 115th Army-Navy football game, to help raise awareness of the meaning and significance of the gold star.

  • MDW family celebrates holiday season

    Dec 18, 2014

    Soldiers, civilians, and family members exchanged gifts, awarded door prizes, and shared a potluck during the Joint Force Headquarters -- National Capital Region and U.S. Army Military District of Washington holiday party at Fort Lesley J. McNair, D.C., Dec. 15, 2014.

  • The beat goes on as Holtan takes command of TUSAB

    Dec 18, 2014

    The men and women of "Pershing's Own" have a new commander as of Dec. 12.

  • Barracks and other facility renovations slated for 2015

    Dec 18, 2014

    Two command sergeants major held a town hall meeting with Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall-based Soldiers Dec. 15 in the Community Center ballroom to discuss living conditions and renovation plans for the barracks on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH.

  • JBM-HH readies joint tax center for 2015

    Dec 18, 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.

  • Volunteers adorn 230,000 gravesites at Arlington National Cemetery during Wreaths Across America eve

    Dec 18, 2014

    The headstones of 230,000 veterans buried at Arlington National Cemetery, in Virginia, were adorned with wreaths Dec. 13, 2014, as 50,000 volunteers participated in the annual Wreaths Across America event.

  • Navy rolls to 13th straight win over Army

    Dec 18, 2014

    The Army Black Knights' fight for the right to end the longest losing streak in Army-Navy football history will wait until 2015.

  • Wounded warrior visualizes PTSD, brain trauma through sculpture

    Dec 18, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Jonathan Meadows suffered a traumatic brain injury in 2012 while deployed to Afghanistan when the vehicle he was riding in drove over an improvised explosive device. Currently stationed at the Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Meadows uses ceramic sculpting to "put his thoughts out that he can't verbalize for many reasons," according to his wife, Melissa.

  • Christmas was every day for TUSAB trombonist Barranco

    Dec 17, 2014

    The United States Army Band trombonist Staff Sgt. Victor Barranco was born, raised and schooled in North Pole, Alaska.

  • Social network safety: How to protect your identity online

    Dec 15, 2014

    As a result of recent world events and a continual effort to protect the force, special agents with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command's Computer Crime Investigative Unit, are strongly recommending that anyone affiliated with the U.S. military, review their social media accounts to make sure they are using the best security settings to protect their online profiles.

  • MPs strive to hit the roads safely this holiday season

    Dec 5, 2014

    Safety is paramount as Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall service members, families and others take to the highways to celebrate the holiday season.

  • TUSAB's potential future leaders re-enlist

    Dec 5, 2014

    Ceremony marks final mass re-enlistment presided by band's current commander.

  • What makes chaplain assistants unique

    Dec 4, 2014

    We are celebrating 105 years since the Army officially introduced this unique Military Occupational Specialty (MOS). As the U.S. Army Installation Management Command Chaplain Assistant Sergeant Major, I am proud of all the chaplain assistants supporting our Soldiers, Families and Civilians.

  • First Lady: Hiring women vets makes 'good business sense'

    Nov 13, 2014

    First Lady Michelle Obama on Nov. 10 told female veterans to cast modesty aside when they are in the market for a new job.

  • In Alexandria, veterans, families remember Vietnam

    Nov 13, 2014

    Veterans and service members alongside their friends and families gathered Nov. 11, at the Capt. Rocky Versace Plaza and Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Alexandria, Va., for a ceremony to commemorate the lives of 44 Soldiers, 15 Marines, five Airmen and three Sailors from northern Virginia lost while serving in the Vietnam War.

  • Princess Anne makes official visit to Arlington National Cemetery

    Nov 13, 2014

    The centuries-old British-American relationship added another chapter to its history when Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Princess Anne of the United Kingdom visited and paid respects to fallen American service members at Arlington National Cemetery Nov. 6.

  • Veterans honored at ANC observance

    Nov 13, 2014

    America's veterans past and present were saluted Nov. 11 during the National Veterans Day Observance at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Hiring Heroes Career Fair helps vets find jobs

    Nov 13, 2014

    The Department of Defense hosted a Hiring Heroes Career Fair Nov. 6 for transitioning service members, wounded warriors, veterans and family members Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Indoors doesn't have to be boring for tots

    Nov 13, 2014

    The weather is turning colder, but that's not stopping little ones and their parents from socializing, learning and having fun on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • EMD: Help keep JBM-HH storm water clean

    Nov 13, 2014

    As the temperature and leaves fall, Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall's Environmental Management Division is encouraging base residents, employees and visitors to be more environmentally conscious and help prevent storm water pollution on the installation.

  • JBM-HH OPEN with options

    Nov 13, 2014

    OPEN today, Tuesday, Jan. 27, with two hour delay

  • Charity fair shares CFC's mission with Belvoir

    Nov 7, 2014

    Combined Federal Campaign representatives raised awareness and collected donations during a charity event at the Fort Belvoir Exchange, Oct. 30. Visitors learned about seven CFC organizations including: Shriners Hospitals for Children; Working Warrior Nation; Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program; Brain Injury Services, Inc.; Lorton Community Action Center; Defenders of Wildlife; Conservation International; and The Service Source National Capital Area Disability Resource Center.

  • Honor veterans, practice safety during Veterans Day weekend

    Nov 6, 2014

    Col. Christopher M. Benson, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach commander, reminds community members to stay safe over Veterans Day weekend.

  • Army's Op Rising Star to perform at White House

    Nov 6, 2014

    Sgt. Christiana Ball, the 2013 winner of Operation Rising Star, has been invited to participate in the Nov. 6, 2014, music annual gala called "In Performance at the White House."

  • Ebola treatment unit for medical workers to open

    Nov 6, 2014

    The Monrovia Medical Unit, an Ebola treatment unit constructed specifically for the treatment of medical workers who were infected while caring for Ebola patients, is scheduled to open Nov. 8, 2014, located about 30 miles outside Monrovia, Liberia.

  • Marines celebrate 239 years

    Nov 6, 2014

    Marines from Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson Hall gathered at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel in Arlington, Va., Nov. 1, in celebration of the 239th Marine Corps Birthday.

  • Public works: new pavement at commissary parking lot will improve safety, service

    Nov 6, 2014

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Directorate of Public Works is repaving the parking lot of the Fort Myer Commissary and expects to complete work by Nov. 7.

  • TOG Halloween happening at Caisson Stables draws big numbers

    Nov 6, 2014

    Even as local northern Virginia communities and neighborhoods hosted traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating Oct. 31, a new tradition was beginning at 3rd U.S. Infantry (The Old Guard) Caisson Platoon.

  • Dogs and demons dash domestic violence

    Nov 6, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosted the Demon and Doggie Dash Oct. 31, inviting service members, civilians and their four-legged companions from around the National Capital Region to compete in the eighth two-mile run/one-mile walk in the 2014 holiday race series on the Fort Myer Portion of JBM-HH.

  • Army retiree walks Ten-Miler to raise awareness

    Nov 6, 2014

    More than 30,000 people ran the Army Ten-Miler Oct. 12, but only one walked the course sporting a purple cape.

  • At 106, local veteran ready for Veterans Day

    Nov 6, 2014

    Retired Lt. Col. Luta C. McGrath is older than the holiday she will commemorate Nov. 11, 2014, at Arlington National Cemetery, Va.

  • CSM Daniel A. Dailey selected to be next Sergeant Major of the Army

    Nov 3, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno announced today that Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel A. Dailey will become the 15th sergeant major of the Army January 30, 2015.

  • Veteran's Day Holiday Hours

    Nov 3, 2014

    Hours of operation for the upcoming Veteran's Day holiday.

  • Installation News

    Nov 3, 2014

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

  • Family Readiness

    Nov 3, 2014

    Latest information about Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Family Readiness

  • Traffic, Roads and Grounds

    Nov 3, 2014

    Latest information about Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Traffic, Roads and Grounds

  • Salute from the Chief

    Oct 31, 2014

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Military District of Washington (MDW) and 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) performed a special Twilight Tattoo, "Salute from the Chief," Oct. 30, 20614, at Whipple Field on Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall, Va.

  • The People's Marathon Army scores double victory hooah at 39th Marine Corps Marathon

    Oct 30, 2014

    The Army ran with the Marines during Oct. 26's Marine Corps Marathon, but after 26.2 miles, two Soldiers shot past all service members and elite civilian marathoners to stand atop the victory podium.

  • Astin, MOH recipient highlight MCM press conference

    Oct 30, 2014

    Actor Sean Astin and Medal of Honor recipient retired Marine Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter live distinctly different lives, but an October 24 Marine Corps Marathon press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., made them instant friends.

  • D Company reenlistments take place in front of Constitution

    Oct 30, 2014

    Three 3d U.S. Army Infantry (The Old Guard) Delta Company Soldiers reenlisted in front of an iconic American document the morning of Oct. 28 in the rotunda of the National Archives in Washington.

  • USO fall festival brings fun to military Families

    Oct 30, 2014

    According to Erika Rochon, 7, the great thing about being a kid is getting to do "stuff." If "stuff" means dressing up like a cat and eating lots and lots of candy, then Rochon has got it made.

  • Belvoir fire, police employees recognized at ceremony

    Oct 30, 2014

    The Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce recognized six Fort Belvoir first responders during a ceremony, Friday at the Mount Vernon Country Club. The Fort Belvoir first responders were acknowledged along with first responders from the Fairfax County Police Department, Franconia Police Station and Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department.

  • Rader clinic staff rehearses for Ebola Virus Disease response

    Oct 30, 2014

    Doctors and nurses at Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia, performed a drill Oct. 24, 2014, to better prepare health care providers in the event a patient suspected of contracting the Ebola Virus Disease shows up at the clinic.

  • Volunteers help MCM run smoothly

    Oct 29, 2014

    Katie Powers, a nurse at Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, Florida, originally volunteered to work the Marine Corps Marathon as a way to honor her two sons in the Corps. She's making her way up to Arlington this weekend for her sixth marathon because she says the mood is infectious.

  • Zembiec honors father of Marine Corps

    Oct 29, 2014

    Maj. Douglas A. Zembiec Pool hosted a swim challenge Oct. 17 to commemorate the figure from which the Henderson Hall portion of the joint base found its name.

  • All in the family

    Oct 29, 2014

    The old saying goes, "if the military wanted you to have a family, they would have issued you one." However, that ideology no longer exists and has been replaced by an effort to strengthen military service members and their families.

  • Virtual stage open to active-duty singers

    Oct 28, 2014

    Active-duty Service members still have an opportunity to submit videos online to compete for two of six finalist spots and a chance to be named the 2014 "Rising Star."

  • Amos passes Marine command to Dunford

    Oct 27, 2014

    Four years of varied and successful domestic and foreign assignments concluded for the 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos when he passed command to Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. Oct. 17, at the Washington Marine Barracks.

  • Bank on Banker: George Banker heads toward his 100th marathon start Sunday

    Oct 27, 2014

    When marathon enthusiast, Army Ten-Miler Operations Manager and Marine Corps Marathon Historian George Banker heads to the 2014 MCM starting line, he will be wearing bib number 100.

  • Human Dimension: Army Medicine part of culture change

    Oct 22, 2014

    Winning wars in the future will not be about who has the best technology or the latest weapons. The difference between success and failure will be the "human dimension."

  • 80th Training Command (TASS) Instructor of the Year credits resilience for achievement

    Oct 22, 2014

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Oct. 22, 2014) --- Sgt. 1st Class Raymundo Soto, an All Source Intelligence Analyst senior instructor assigned to 6th Military Intelligence Battalion/95th Regiment, 1st Brigade, 100th Training Division, beat out seven other competitors to win the 80th Training Command (TASS) Instructor of the Year Competition here Oct. 20 and 21.

  • Runnin' with Army style

    Oct 17, 2014

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Active Duty Men Masters (40 years and older) team took third place in this year's Army Ten-Miler, with a combined finishing time of 4:14:04.

  • Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Announces Open House of Historic Courtroom

    Oct 17, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall announces its 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. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.

  • 56th annual Retiree Appreciation Day gives special thanks to Vietnam veterans

    Oct 17, 2014

    United States military retirees gathered at Spates Community Club on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall Oct. 10 for the base's 56th annual Retiree Appreciation Day.

  • Joint base Soldier takes culinary skills to TV show

    Oct 17, 2014

    What does Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Sgt. Sarah Deckert have in common with TV chefs Bobby Flay, Rachael Ray and Gordon Ramsay? She recently spent time cooking with another TV chef, Jeff Henderson, for an episode of his show, "Flip My Food."

  • Marines, Soldiers ride for safety

    Oct 17, 2014

    Soldiers and Marines from the National Capital Region participated in a motorcycle safety ride Oct. 9 to promote camaraderie amongst seasoned and new riders. The ride began on the Henderson Hall portion of the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall and ended at Chancellorsville Battlefield in Fredericksburg, Va.

  • Valor Run ends at Women's Memorial

    Oct 17, 2014

    Navy Reserve Capt. Nancy Lacore's final two days of the 160-mile Valor Run were both the easiest and the hardest miles of her six-day trek to honor the 160 service women killed in Afghanistan and Iraq during the war on terror. The cross-state run commenced in Chesapeake, Va., and each mile represented a fallen U.S. uniformed female lost in battle during the past 13 years.

  • Salute from the Chief - A special Twilight Tattoo

    Oct 16, 2014

    Join Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, the 38th Chief of Staff of the Army, for a special Twilight Tattoo program to recognize four Americans for their outstanding service in support of the United States Army.

  • Law enforcement runs for Special Olympics DC

    Oct 9, 2014

    About 700 law enforcement personnel participated in the 2.3-mile 29th Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Oct. 3 to raise money for Special Olympics District of Columbia (SODC).

  • Real stories, real items Section 60 Memorial Collection items remember ANC fallen

    Oct 9, 2014

    Some of the most memorable and touching items left at Arlington National Cemetery headstones are presently on display as part of the Section 60 Memorial Collection below the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Art seeks to break the silence around domestic violence

    Oct 9, 2014

    Purple ribbons, wooden silhouettes representing victims and artwork by students from Cody Child Development Center were on display Oct. 1 at the Combined Dining Facility on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall as the joint base kicked off domestic violence month with a Breaking the Silence Through Art display.

  • Run celebrates start of charity campaign

    Oct 9, 2014

    About 20 participants gathered outside the Fort Myer Fitness Center on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in early morning showers Oct. 1 for the annual 2-mile run and 1-mile walk to kick off the 2014 Combined Federal Campaign.

  • Army Ten-Miler turns 30

    Oct 9, 2014

    Two Army Ten-Miler runners have displayed endurance, excellence.

  • JBM-HH memo clarifies privately-owned weapons policy

    Oct 9, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Commander Col. Mike Henderson recently signed a memorandum clarifying policy for the possession and storage of privately-owned weapons on the installation.

  • Annual change to CDC fees to take effect Nov. 1

    Oct 9, 2014

    Department of Defense changes to school year 2014-2015 Child, Youth and School Services fee policy take affect this year on Nov. 1.

  • Temporary road closures Nov. 14 on Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH

    Oct 8, 2014

    All traffic will be halted and redirected Nov. 14 from approximately 6:15 to 7:15 a.m. on McNair Road adjacent to Memorial Chapel and Carpenter Road from the intersection of the PX parking lot to Patton Drive on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base.

  • Active shooter exercise at McNair tests joint base readiness, response

    Oct 2, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall emergency personnel participated in an active shooter exercise on the Fort McNair portion of the joint base Sept. 25.

  • JBM-HH motor pool roster driven to perform while having fun

    Oct 2, 2014

    A cohesive link exists to provide dignified funeral services at Arlington National Cemetery. U.S. Army 3rd Infantry (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band, "Pershing's Own" work Monday through Friday accompanying fallen servicemembers and veterans to their hallowed final resting places.

  • Army engineers participate in joint emergency response training

    Oct 2, 2014

    If a massive natural disaster hit the National Capital Region and the area's first responders had to take action on a large scale, how would they do it?

  • Child burn survivors visit JBM-HH Fire Department

    Oct 2, 2014

    Nearly 50 teens, ages 13 to 15, were given an all-encompassing tour of the historic sites in and around the National Capital Region, some for the first time, including a visit to the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Fire Department Sept. 23.

  • Nine warriors slated to represent the 59th MDW in Warrior Games 2014

    Sep 26, 2014

    Nine warriors are slated to represent the 59th Medical Wing at the Warrior Games 2014 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, from Sept. 28 through Oct. 4, 2014.

  • Afghan soldiers graduate from ATAC school

    Sep 26, 2014

    One of the ways the ANA is increasing their capacity to defend the nation is to train Afghan Tactical Air Coordinator's. Eight students were the first to learn live vectoring and talk-on training using Afghan Air Force helicopters on Fob Gamberi, Laghman province, Sept. 21, 2014

  • Survivor Outreach Services assists families of fallen servicemembers

    Sep 26, 2014

    For the Survivors of deceased active duty servicemembers, finding the resilience necessary for coping with life's everyday adjustments and stressors requires a team effort. On the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Survivor Outreach Services (SOS) is operated by a two-person team dedicated to connecting individuals with supportive and financial resources.

  • There's a new Doc on the joint base

    Sep 26, 2014

    Corpsman up! Those words have historically sent an enlisted Navy medic rushing to the side of an injured Marine on the battlefield.

  • New fire station mural remembers Fort Myer, JBM-HH firefighters

    Sep 26, 2014

    The barracks and office space at the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Fire Department building recently received new coats of paint and a visual upgrade, but one six-foot by nine-foot section of wall was set aside for fireman Cory Drake.

  • CelebraciĆ³n Mes de la Hispanidad

    Sep 26, 2014

    With music, song and traditional food, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 17.

  • Charity receives bumper crop of aid from Arlington House garden

    Sep 26, 2014

    Nearly two centuries of local agriculture history and a rejuvenated garden plot have turned multi- bushels of herbs, vegetables and fruits into a charitable bonanza at Robert E. Lee's Arlington House this growing season.

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