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  • 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.

  • Old Amphitheater renamed in honor of Civil War Soldier

    Jun 9, 2014

    The Old Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery has a new name. During a ceremony May 30, the amphitheater was renamed in honor of James R. Tanner in conjunction with the annual Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Decoration Day observance.

  • Local Marines promoted meritoriously, recognized by Corps' top leader

    Jun 9, 2014

    Cpl. Tahira Lawrence thought she was simply doing "my job" when she won Henderson Hall's Marine of the Quarter competition earlier this year. When the 19-year-old Chicago native was meritoriously promoted to her current rank in a surprise promotion ceremony last month, she was shocked.

  • Open for business: Newly renovated JBM-HH Exchange now open

    Jun 9, 2014

    Shoppers rejoice - renovations to the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Exchange on the Fort Myer portion of joint base are now complete. JBM-HH leaders, representatives from the Military District of Washington, exchange employees and community members gathered for a grand-opening ceremony and ribbon-cutting in the afternoon heat June 4.

  • Army kicks off first-of-many 239th birthday events

    Jun 8, 2014

    Senior Army leaders held the first-of-many ceremonies scheduled around the world commemorating the Army's 239th birthday, which is June 14, and celebrated this year's theme--"America's Army: Our Profession."

  • America remembers JFK

    May 30, 2014

    America paid its respects to former President John F. Kennedy, marking his birthday by laying a wreath at his grave site in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., May 29, 2014.

  • Memorial Day Observance honors fallen servicemembers

    May 30, 2014

    The Fort Belvoir Garrison command team and representatives from the Belvoir Garden Club and Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce honored servicemembers who have lost their lives in past American wars during a wreath laying ceremony at the Wall of Remembrance, May 22. Garrison Commander, Col. Gregory D. Gadson and Donald Carr, Fort Belvoir Garrison Public Affairs Office, director, gave remarks during the observance. Both said it is important that people remember the servicemembers who have given their lives to preserve the freedoms our nation enjoys today.

  • Moments matter, seconds count

    May 30, 2014

    You never know what Mother Nature has in store: After what seemed like an endless winter, it appears we've skipped over spring and plunged straight into summer! I'm sure it's a welcome change for our Soldiers, but the short seasonal transition has put many of us leaders at a disadvantage.

  • Witnessing tradition: Old Guard spouse walks with Flags-in Soldiers a final time

    May 30, 2014

    A good thing in Karin Markert's life is coming to an end, but her past two years of Army experiences have been more than good - they have been extraordinary.

  • Military family members get employment help

    May 30, 2014

    The Career Resource Management Center staff on the Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall offers a variety of career resources, not only to transitioning service members, but to their families as well.

  • The stories and faces behind the pins

    May 30, 2014

    Behind every Gold Star pin you see a surviving family member wearing is a story of loss and strength.

  • Soldier for Life website connects vets, businesses

    May 30, 2014

    There's an expression in the Army "You can take the Soldier out of the Army, but you can't take the Army out of the Soldier." Whether a Soldier completes his or her service obligation for a few years or makes the Army a career, they are a Soldier for life.

  • JBM-HH Partners

    May 29, 2014

    Information on the various partners of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall

  • Inprocessing

    May 29, 2014

    The first contact military personnel and Families make at a new duty station sets the tone for the tour that follows.

  • JBM-HH Services

    May 29, 2014

    Information on Services offered by Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall

  • Summer is a time to play it safe

    May 27, 2014

    With true Army resiliency on display, organizers simply moved the event, which had been scheduled to take place outside, to two indoor locations on the Fort Myer side of the joint base - the community center and Conmy Hall. Soldiers lined the inside of the community center to learn more about safety from not only the installation's safety office, but from organizations like the USO, the American Red Cross and the Arlington County Health Department. Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers also had an information table inside the building. The annual event is hosted by the joint base and the 3d Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard).

  • The mysteries of Section 15: Infants, POWs mark unique section of Arlington National Cemetery

    May 27, 2014

    Between Arlington National Cemetery's Selfridge and the Old Post Chapel Gates, the inscriptions on the grave markers in Section 15 spell out an acre of innocent tragedies. Below the section's mighty oak trees, graves of children, who never received the opportunity to follow their fathers' military footsteps, attend school or live a life-long dream of a wedding day, stand ready to be remembered this Memorial Day.

  • Pilot course encourages NCO leadership, unity

    May 27, 2014

    Servicemembers from across the military gathered on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall May 14-16 for the first National Capital Region Joint Professional Development Seminar, a program designed to prepare attending enlisted servicemembers for joint missions.

  • Education Center offers path to degrees

    May 27, 2014

    It is no secret earning a college degree can increase the probability of getting a higher-paying job for personnel leaving the military at the end of obligated service or retirement.

  • Civilian senior executive helps protect DC

    May 27, 2014

    Egon Hawrylak, a 40-year federal employee, has some words of advice for those starting a career with the U.S. government.

  • Army to observe National Safety Month in June

    May 27, 2014

    The Army will begin its annual observance of National Safety Month June 1, and senior leaders are encouraging Soldiers, civilian employees and their Family members to use the time to focus on mitigating summertime risks.

  • Pre Memorial Day weekend 7k wraps around Marine Corps War Memorial

    May 27, 2014

    A total of 84 runners met outside Henderson Hall's Cpl. Terry L. Smith gymnasium for a 6:30 a.m. time in May 21's Iwo Jima 7k road race.

  • Chaplains honor, remember the fallen at 'Flags-In'

    May 23, 2014

    U.S. Army Chaplain's from across the National Capital Region participated in the annual Flags-In ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day.

  • Rain or shine Twilight Tattoo is best free show in DC

    May 22, 2014

    Some nasty weather may have moved the program inside, but it didn't deter the thousands of audience members from all over the globe from enjoying Twilight Tattoo, a high energy military spectacular featuring Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own."

  • Memorial Day Weekend at the Embassy of Canada

    May 20, 2014

    Marking more than 12 years of service in Afghanistan, the Embassy of Canada is honored to host Canada's Afghanistan Memorial Vigil over the 2014 Memorial Day weekend.

  • Lee troops attend early screening of 'female patriot' documentary

    May 20, 2014

    About 400 military members attended an advance screening of the documentary "Unsung Heroes -- The Story of America's Female Patriots" at the Lee Theater on May 9. The film has been two years in the making and will air nationwide this summer.

  • BOSS, SMP provide recreation options for servicemembers

    May 20, 2014

    As the temperatures in the National Capital Region finally start to climb, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) program and Single Marine Program (SMP) have a smattering of upcoming events for service members looking to have some fun and capitalize on their free time.

  • Army seeks to enhance civilian workforce

    May 20, 2014

    The Army's civilian work force includes more than 300,000 professionals, serving in about 500 unique job series both in the United States and abroad, according to an article published in Army Stand-To! April 17.

  • Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    May 20, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall celebrated Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month May 14 with a luncheon at The Marine Club on the Henderson Hall portion of the joint base.

  • 150 years ago...

    May 19, 2014

    Descendants of the first servicemember buried in what eventually became Arlington National Cemetery, portions of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band, "Pershing's Own," assembled at the cemetery's Section 27 for wreath-laying tributes to Pvt. William Henry Christman.

  • DC United lends a foot to kids at soccer clinic

    May 19, 2014

    In the past three weeks, a plethora of individuals representing professional sport leagues have visited Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Around DoD: 10 things to know in May

    May 19, 2014

    1. Fourteen names added to Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Family members of 14 service members gathered at The Wall on May 11 to honor the addition of the names of their loved ones to the memorial. When the wall was unveiled in 1982, the names of 58,195 service members killed or still missing in action in the Vietnam War were inscribed on it. Since then, 105 names, including the recent 14, have been added.

  • White inducted into Pentagon's Hall of Heroes

    May 16, 2014

    Former Sgt. Kyle J. White White's induction into the Hall of Heroes, a ceremonial room at the Department of Defense headquarters, one day after he received the Medal of Honor for actions in Afghanistan during the Battle of Aranas in 2007. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

  • Memorial Day 2014

    May 14, 2014

    As our Army continues its transition to a peacetime force, this Memorial Day will be especially poignant for the Soldiers and Families who have served and sacrificed the past 13 years.

  • New undersecretary highlights value of service, sacrifice

    May 12, 2014

    Brad R. Carson was sworn in as the Under Secretary of the Army during a ceremony at the Pentagon, May 9, 2014.

  • JBM-HH volunteers praised at ceremonies

    May 12, 2014

    Two ceremonies honoring Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall volunteers took place April 29 and May 1. JBM-HH Marines honored their volunteers at the end of April with a luncheon at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel while 21 organizations and over 110,000 Army volunteer hours were recognized May 1 at Spates Community Club.

  • ANC opens gates for sunrise photographer walk

    May 12, 2014

    Photo hobbyists and professionals alike congregated in the pre-dawn hours of May 4 for a rare opportunity to capture photographs at two sites inside Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Bike giveaway caps Month of the Military Child

    May 12, 2014

    Designated military families from Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, including the Fort McNair portion of the joint base, were given the opportunity to take home a shiny, new bicycle May 2 courtesy of JBM-HH's Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS), United Service Organizations (USO) and a District of Columbia law firm.

  • Henderson Hall tax center concludes busy season

    May 12, 2014

    The numbers have been calculated, and Headquarters and Service Battalion Henderson Hall Tax Center inside Bldg. 29 is boasting some impressive returns.

  • What's in a name?

    May 12, 2014

    The Maj. Douglas A. Zembiec Pool is one of the most popular recreation and training spots on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Civil servant, Vietnam vet retires after 55 years of service

    May 12, 2014

    When David W. Clark enlisted in the Marine Corps with two of his high school football team buddies, Dwight D. Eisenhower was president, segregation was still a reality and the war in Vietnam was just under way.

  • JBM-HH honors children's heroes

    May 12, 2014

    The Department of Defense recognizes April as both National Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Month of the Military Child. Diane Neilson, JBM-HH Family Advocacy Program community educator, said nominations for the children's hero award were sought from the community.

  • Financial counselor passionate for helping service members

    May 12, 2014

    In addition to the Transition Assistance Program instruction received as Soldiers prepare to retire or end obligated service, the Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall offers additional workshops and seminars to benefit those needing more detailed financial assistance.

  • Soldiers tell their story to thousands at Twilight Tattoo

    May 8, 2014

    Tonight's Twilight Tattoo remains scheduled for outdoors at Summerall Field, Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall in Arlington Va. The show starts at 7 p.m. and pre-ceremony entertainment begins at 6:45 p.m.

  • ANC 150: Arlington National Cemetery's 150th Anniversary

    May 7, 2014

    Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) is hosting a series of events to commemorate its 150th anniversary.

  • National Memorial Day Observance to honor America's fallen

    May 6, 2014

    The annual National Memorial Day Observance to honor America's fallen military service members is scheduled for Monday, May 26 at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Old Guard Soldiers participate in Best Warrior Competition

    May 6, 2014

    Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry (The Old Guard) participated in the Best Warrior competition at Fort A.P. Hill today. The competition tests the Soldiers knowledge and skills during a number of scenarios including treating a wounded comrade.

  • Army Ten-Miler priority registration begins, event celebrates 30th anniversary

    May 5, 2014

    This year the Army celebrates the 30th anniversary of its 10-mile race, Oct. 12, 2014, in the nation's capital.

  • Army Civilians Vital to the Army Profession

    May 5, 2014

    Since 1985, the first week in May has been set aside to honor and thank the men and women of our Nation's government workforce. This observance has special resonance in the United States Army, which has a long tradition of professional, honorable, and dedicated public servants entrusted with duties vital to our national security. During Public Service Recognition Week, we pause to recognize the tremendous contributions our Civilians make every day for our Soldiers, their Families and our Nation.