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  • JBM-HH tax center opens

    Feb 8, 2013

    With the snip of a ribbon, the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Tax Center at Bldg. 406 on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base opened for business Feb. 1.

  • DA security guards to man gates

    Feb 8, 2013

    You may have noticed installation security guards are wearing a different uniform, however, the mission remains the same: Ensuring the safety of the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall community.

  • Quads. Yes, that means 'four': Soldier, wife welcome newborn quadruplets

    Feb 8, 2013

    The odds of having quadruplets are one in 800,000. On Nov. 19, 2012, the Schiefelbein Family joined that unique statistic when they were blessed with the birth of their quadruplets: Aidan, Brea, Curtis and Dominic.

  • Cody CDC Parent Survey

    Feb 7, 2013

  • Texting fail - Perils of distracted walking

    Feb 6, 2013

    Thanks to smartphones and the Internet, videos of people walking and texting their way into an embarrassing adventure aren't difficult to find.

  • Tuba-Euphonium workshop kicks off

    Feb 1, 2013

    The 30th annual Tuba-Euphonium Workshop kicked off Jan. 30 at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Brucker Hall, home of The U.S. Army Band. The TUSAB-sponsored workshop continues through Feb. 2 with concerts, master classes, exhibits and lectures.

  • Deadline nears for AOWCGWA scholarships and grants

    Feb 1, 2013

    The new year has come and applications for scholarships and community grants from the Army Officers Wives Club of the Greater Washington Area are currently being accepted. Each year, the Fort Myer Thrift Shop partners with the AOWCGWA to raise money that is awarded to the children and spouses of U.S. Army personnel.

  • Henderson Hall names 2012 NCO and Marine of the year

    Feb 1, 2013

    Sgt. Monica Mendoza and Lance Cpl. Amilcar Marroquinsalinas have excelled during their time at Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. And now, their hard work and dedication to the Corps and their fellow Marines has led to further accolades and honors for the two leathernecks.

  • 2013 - Tuba-Euphonium Workshop

    Jan 29, 2013

    The U.S. Army Band annouces the 2013 Annual Tuba-Euphonium Workshop. The Workshop features concerts, recitals, exhibits, master classes and lectures by leading low brass authorities from around the world.

  • Office of Personnel Management dismissal procedures for March 6

    Jan 27, 2013

    Office of Personnel Management dismissal procedures for March 6.

  • Joint base tax centers help filers in military community

    Jan 25, 2013

    The tax man's coming, and two centers on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall stand ready to help active duty service members, retirees and Family members electronically file their taxes free of charge.

  • High school practices for inaugural on base

    Jan 25, 2013

    Three days before the Jan. 21 event, 135-plus youth from President Barack Obama's high school alma mater lined up along Sheridan Avenue on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall to rehearse for the 57th presidential inaugural day parade.

  • DPW deploys new anti-icing program

    Jan 25, 2013

    After the three massive snow storms dubbed "Snowmageddon" hit Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in February 2010, the Directorate of Public Works invested in upgrading its snow-fighting capability and improving snow removal operations on JBM-HH. The cornerstone of the DPW's snow fighting strategy is a new anti-icing program using salt brine.

  • CIF closes for inventory

    Jan 25, 2013

    The Central Issue Facility on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall closed Jan. 22 for 100 percent annual inventory. CIF, located in Bldg. 313 on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH, will remain closed until opening for regular business hours Feb. 3.

  • Joint base tax centers help filers in military community

    Jan 25, 2013

    The tax man's coming, and two centers on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall stand ready to help active duty service members, retirees and Family members electronically file their taxes free of charge.

  • Army Band bugler selected to model for Arlington National Cemetery statue

    Jan 23, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Jesse Tubb's roles are numerous at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va. He's a Soldier. He's a member of The U.S. Army Band, "Pershing's Own."

  • Fife and Drum Corps preps to escort President

    Jan 20, 2013

    When The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps marches down Pennsylvania Avenue Jan. 21, 2013, during President Barack Obama's second inaugural parade, the 70-member group will be taking part in a tradition that can be traced back more than 230 years.

  • Voice of MLK rings clear at joint base observance

    Jan 18, 2013

    The annual Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall "Remember! Celebrate! Act!" program honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 16 was more of a conversation than a speech.

  • Inaugural dress rehearsal held at Capitol

    Jan 18, 2013

    Through thick fog and unseasonably mild temperatures, ceremonial divisions gathered before daylight Jan. 13 to focus on creating a flawless 57th presidential inauguration.

  • New director to head base environmental management

    Jan 18, 2013

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall welcomed a new lead environmental specialist Dec. 3 when Richard P. LaFreniere took over as director of the Directorate of Environmental Management (DEM).

  • Installation News

    Jan 17, 2013

    For information on the latest installation news

  • Family Readiness

    Jan 17, 2013

    For information on Family Readiness on JBM-HH

  • Traffic, Roads and Grounds

    Jan 17, 2013

    For the latest JBM-HH Traffic, Roads, and Grounds news

  • 2012 year end review for JBM-HH

    Jan 11, 2013

    The year started off with radio personality and former NAACP executive Joe Madison coming to Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Jan. 11 to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King the week before the holiday named in King's honor.

  • Soldiers get their day during BOSS event

    Dec 26, 2012

    Soldier Appreciation Day was held Dec. 13 at the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Community Center. Sponsored by Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation on JBM-HH, the event attracted about 300 Soldiers.

  • Closing of Executive Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government on December 24, 2012

    Dec 21, 2012

    CLOSING OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2012

  • German brigade pays tribute to American brothers-in-arms

    Dec 20, 2012

    An estimated 27,000 people walked, commuted or drove to Arlington National Cemetery, Va., for a pre-Christmas tradition that has been celebrated by more than just Americans.

  • NORAD prepares to track Santa on worldwide tour

    Dec 20, 2012

    It's the number one question that everyone wants answered on Christmas Eve -- where is Santa and when is he getting to my house?

  • DoD holds Presidential Inauguration map exercise

    Dec 17, 2012

    The Joint Task Force -- National Capital Region, in conjunction with the D.C. National Guard, hosted a rehearsal of concept map exercise for members of the Presidential Inaugural Committee, the Joint Congressional Committee for Inaugural Ceremonies, and other interagency partners at the D.C. Armory, Dec. 12, 2012.

  • Base community comes through for Operation Santa

    Dec 14, 2012

    From before dawn to after dusk, each during the the weekend of Dec. 7, the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall community filled collection bags and boxes with goodies in order to make military children smile on Christmas morning.

  • Neighbors get reacquainted at base holiday reception

    Dec 14, 2012

    Joint Base Commander Col. Fern O. Sumpter hosted community guests from Arlington County and Washington D.C. at a holiday reception at the Fort Myer Officers Club Dec. 12 to celebrate the season.

  • Old Guard Soldiers work to combat homelessness in D.C.

    Dec 13, 2012

    The holidays may be considered the season of giving, but for some Soldiers of Hotel Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) the giving spirit lasts year-round.

  • Pentagram staff produces Pearl Harbor-themed Arlington National Cemetery walking tour

    Dec 11, 2012

    Each individual grave inside the walls of Arlington National Cemetery has its own history, and in late November, some of the Pentagram newspaper staff initiated an effort to remember the American servicemen who were killed in action at Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941.

  • JBM-HH Holiday Tree sparkles at lighting

    Dec 7, 2012

    Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner, President Barack Obama and a group of Cody Development Center children all had one thing in common the week of Dec. 3. All lit a ceremonial holiday tree during first full week of December.

  • Veterans, Servicemembers cruise into Thanksgiving

    Dec 4, 2012

    Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks and spending time with family and friends. Servicemembers and veterans had the opportunity to spend time with their military family aboard the Odyssey cruise Nov. 20.

  • CFC campaign hits home stretch, Deadline Dec. 15

    Dec 4, 2012

    With a little more than two weeks to go before the Dec. 15 Combined Federal Campaign deadline concludes, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall has collected approximately 35 percent of its goal. As of Nov. 28, the installation had collected $16,500 of its $48,700 goal, said JBM-HH CFC campaign manager Barbara Edmondson.

  • Veterans, service members cruise into Thanksgiving

    Dec 3, 2012

    annual Thanksgiving cruise is a highlight

  • Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

    Nov 29, 2012

    The annual JBM-HH Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony is set for Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. outside Building 59. Join Santa for refreshments immediately following the ceremony at Brucker Hall. The event is open to all DoD ID cardholders, their Families and guests. For more information call 703-696-0594.

  • Leaders wish community Happy Thanksgiving

    Nov 20, 2012

    IMCOM's commander, command sergeant major encourage everyone to look after each other this holiday season.

  • JBM-HH, children celebrate national young readers day

    Nov 20, 2012

    Two buses pulled up in front of Bldg. 59 on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Nov. 14, and out came some pretty precious cargo visiting the Headquarters Building for a special reason.

  • New trees planted on JBM-HH

    Nov 20, 2012

    A large group of people braced the wind Nov. 16 in order to bring new life to Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. About 60 volunteers were on base --from graduate horticulture students to master gardeners, members of Tree Stewards of Arlington, Alexandria and Fairfax and Casey Trees Citizen Foresters, Park Construction Company, Advisory Board Company and Calvert Company, all from D.C. -- to help plant 21 trees near the Old Post Chapel and Tri-services parking lot. Additional trees were planted along the walkway between Brucker Hall and the grounds near Headquarters Bldg. 59.

  • JBM-HH celebrates heritage

    Nov 9, 2012

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall celebrated National Native American Heritage Month Nov. 7, 2012, in a ceremony at the joint base community center, Bldg. 405. About 100 people, including MDW and joint base command leadership, active duty personnel, Family members and federal civilian employees attended the event, sponsored by the JBM-HH Equal Opportunity Office.

  • JBM-HH weathers Hurricane Sandy

    Nov 5, 2012

    In the end, despite the build-up, Hurricane Sandy had only minimal impact on Joint Base Myer-Henderson, with approximately 17 downed trees, several flooded basements, damaged vehicles, loosened traffic signs and buildings buffeted by high winds and flying debris this week.

  • Army dominates top spots in Marine Corps Marathon

    Nov 2, 2012

    Many personal races were completed at the 37th annual Marine Corps Marathon finish line.

  • JBM-HH weathers Hurrican Sandy

    Nov 2, 2012

    In the end, despite the build-up, Hurricane Sandy had only minimal impact on Joint Base Myer-Henderson, with approximately 17 downed trees, several flooded basements, damaged vehicles, loosened traffic signs and buildings buffeted by high winds and flying debris this week.

  • Army of volunteers support this year's ten-miler

    Oct 26, 2012

    Behind the scenes at the Army Ten-Miler was a hubbub of volunteers representing numerous organizations supporting servicemembers, runners and spectators.

  • Fort Myer runners win Army Ten-Miler team title

    Oct 26, 2012

    One of the most cherished trophies among servicemember athletes is the Army Ten-Miler trophy. The ATM trophy depicts a mini-sculpture of a bald eagle displaying its massive wing span.

  • Hurricane Sandy Updates

    Oct 26, 2012

    For the most up to date information on Hurricane Sandy and it's impact on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall visit the JBM-HH Facebook page at www.facebook.com/jbmhh, our Twitter page at www.twitter.com/jbmhh and the Commander's Hotline at 703-696-6906.

  • Odierno honors five civilians at encore Twilight Tattoo

    Oct 18, 2012

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Whipple Field has been the meeting place for a handful of informal and formal observations and ceremonies during 2012.

  • Career Expo, Education Fair comes to JBM-HH

    Oct 18, 2012

    Soldiers and Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall employees used the Oct. 17 JBM-HH military career expo and education fair as more than an opportunity to pick up promotional pencils and refrigerator magnets. In a time noted as "critical" for transitioning servicemembers, many in uniform consolidated their resources toward higher learning at the mid-week exposition.

  • It's a Freedom you Defend -- VOTE

    Oct 12, 2012

    The Presidential Election is fast approaching. Vote by absentee to make sure your vote is counted.

  • Lavender assumes role as command sergeant major

    Oct 12, 2012

    Command Sgt. Maj. Earlene Y. Lavender assumed responsibility as command sergeant major for Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Oct. 4 at Spates Community Club.

  • Ex-wife of D.C. sniper speaks out on domestic violence

    Oct 12, 2012

    Mildred T. Muhammad, the abused ex-wife of executed D.C. sniper John Muhammad, was the guest speaker at a Domestic Violence Awareness Month observance on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Oct. 4.

  • Myer-Henderson Hall hosts International Children's Burn Camp

    Oct 11, 2012

    Several tour buses filled with excited teenagers, camp counselors and staff representing the 17th International Association of Firefighters International Children's Burn Camp, rolled onto Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Sept. 26, 2012.

  • JBM-HH commissary introduces rewards card

    Oct 9, 2012

    The Joint Base Myer Commissary has officially entered the digital coupon and computerized grocery-saving era.

  • Anti Defamation League Award

    Oct 1, 2012

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Police Department was among this year's Anti-Defamation League SHIELD award winners for outstanding law enforcement work in deterring hate crimes and terrorism in the Mid-Atlantic states region.

  • Fallen Military Police remembered in ANC Ceremony

    Sep 28, 2012

    On the eve of the 71st anniversary of the formation of the Military Police Corps Regiment, 20 military policemen killed in Afghanistan and Iraq during the past year were honored Sept. 25 in section 55 of Arlington National Cemetery during morning remarks and a wreath-laying ceremony.

  • Base experiences emergency response exercise

    Sep 28, 2012

    In what was called an "exercise to get the bad guys" by Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall police, base directorates combined talents and efforts for a force protection exercise during the morning of Sept. 26. While trained crisis management team members monitored the drill at the emergency operations center (EOC) in the control hub in Bldg. 59, the bulk of the activity transpired in and around the consolidated dining facility at about nine o'clock.

  • Diversity emphasized at Hispanic American Heritage Month observance

    Sep 28, 2012

    "Our military is the most diverse organization in our nation's history. In 2011, there were about 20 percent African-Americans, 11 percent Hispanics, 6 percent Asian-Americans and 1.4 percent Native-Americans in our military," said Director of the U.S. Selective Service System Lawrence G. Romo Sept. 25, during remarks at the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Hispanic Heritage Month celebration on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. "You are a melting pot representation of our society, descendants of immigrants who came to the United States to better their lives and now you proudly serve our country," he said.

  • Mental health care addressed at suicide prevention health fair

    Sep 20, 2012

    Former Heisman trophy winner and National Football League running back Herschel Walker is a funny story teller. But at a Sept. 12 presentation at the Army Suicide Prevention Month Health Fair at the Pentagon courtyard, Walker also reached out to tackle a not-so-funny problem among the United States armed forces --servicemember suicide.

  • Renovations to temporarily shut down Old Post Chapel

    Sep 20, 2012

    Old Post Chapel on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall has a reverent and stoic history. The structure, completed on Fort Myer in 1935 by then Lt. Col. George S. Patton, is still used today for our nation's military servicemembers and Family members, who are qualified for burial in Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Suicide Preventio Awareness Month

    Sep 17, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter, Commander, U.S. Army Installation Management Command and Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management, delivers a public service announcement, telling Soldiers, Families and civilians to stand up for life.

  • National Drug Take Back Day

    Sep 17, 2012

    National Drug Take Back Day - Friday, Sept. 28

  • Servicemembers hunt for jobs at JBM-HH career fair

    Sep 14, 2012

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Community Center, Bldg. 405, was buzzing with activity Sept. 10. Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and Airmen from the joint base, Pentagon and other area installations dropped by to chat with a few dozen important people -- employers. Some active duty servicemembers and veterans came in civilian attire, dressed to impress.

  • Gold Star Mother's Day

    Sep 12, 2012

  • Marines, DARPA test robot at Myer

    Sep 12, 2012

    The Marine Corps Warfighting Lab in partnership with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and Boston Dynamic tested an autonomous robot on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Sept. 10.

  • September is preparedness month

    Sep 10, 2012

    Severe weather doesn't just happen on the Gulf Coast, and September's arrival reminds us to heed the Boy Scout motto: Be prepared.

  • Message to the IMCOM Workforce from LTG Mike Ferriter and CSM Earl Rice

    Sep 5, 2012

    The Installation Management Command has the best workforce we have seen in each of our 30-plus years of service. At every installation, base and depot we visit, we are impressed by the spirit, energy and teamwork exhibited by the IMCOM team.

  • First MP in 11 years earns Tomb Badge

    Sep 5, 2012

    Sgt. Erik McGuire officially joined the ranks of the Tomb Sentinels, Aug. 30, when he became the first military police in 11 years to earn The Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Identification Badge.

  • Labor Day 2012 Holiday Safety Message

    Aug 31, 2012

    On September 3, our Nation celebrates Labor Day, honoring America's work force and their contributions to building this great country. With summer coming to an end, and school starting up, many of our Soldiers, Civilians, and their Families will get together for one last weekend of summer fun.

  • JBM-HH welcomes kids back to school

    Aug 31, 2012

  • Military experts focus on environment, warfighter

    Aug 31, 2012

  • Trinkle assumes command of Andrew Rader Health Clinic

    Aug 24, 2012

    Lt. Col. Laura R. Trinkle assumed command of Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic -

  • Base organization day a 'totally awesome' time

    Aug 24, 2012

    More than 200 people came out to this year's Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall organizational day Aug. 17.

  • DoD officials monitor West Nile virus increase in mosquitoes

    Aug 24, 2012

    Mosquitos mean West Nile virus

  • H&S Bn. Marines present

    Aug 17, 2012

    In late June on both Capitol Hill and at the Marine Corps Barracks at 8th and I in Washington, D.C., nearly 400 Marine veterans received delayed recognition for their military service and were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal. These Marines, collectively known as Montford Point Marines for the segregated North Carolina facility where they received basic training, were the first African Americans allowed to serve in the Marine Corps.

  • Sumpter: 'We've got work to do'

    Aug 17, 2012

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Commander, Col. Fern O. Sumpter held a workforce town hall meeting Aug. 14 in the Spates Community Club. The topic of discussion was her vision for the joint base, focusing on the teamwork effort required to meet her goals.

  • Army Musician helps Stafford Neighbor

    Aug 17, 2012

    As we've become a more transient society, following school, jobs or the American dream from one part of the country to another, we've grown less rooted in the communities we live in. There might be a nod or wave to a neighbor as you glimpse each other sweeping the porch, mowing the lawn or moving from house to car for the daily commute, but for the most part, you live your lives independently of each other.

  • DOL stockpiles effectiveness

    Aug 10, 2012

    Enormous warehouse operates smoothly

  • Henderson Hall Marines, Families rock Kings Dominion

    Aug 10, 2012

    Families enjoy togetherness, fun at theme park

  • Senior Advisor to the Base Commander Biography

    Aug 9, 2012

  • Army Training Network reaches 5 million clicks

    Aug 7, 2012

    In July 2012, the Army Training Network achieved a significant milestone -- surpassing the 5-million-clicks mark since going live in April 2009.

  • JBM-HH Deputy Joint Base Commander

    Aug 7, 2012

  • CYS, parents prepare for permanent hours switch

    Aug 3, 2012

    The U. S. Army Child, Youth and School Services (CYS) child care availability on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall will have some changes this fall.

  • Marine climbs ladder to success with fellowship

    Aug 3, 2012

    Almost two years have passed seemingly, at warp speed, for Master Gunnery Sgt. Julius D. Spain Sr. On Oct. 1, 2010, Spain departed the Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, where he served as battalion adjutant/ S-1 chief, Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps.

  • Servicemembers rock all night at free concert

    Jul 27, 2012

    As their way of supporting servicemembers, the iconic rock band KISS gave a special gift to 2,000 area veterans, active duty troops, wounded warriors and friends July 19, putting on a free, up-close and personal concert at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Va. On the eve before KISS and heavy metal band Mötley Crüe began "The Tour," which kicked off in Bristow July 20 and will cover 40 dates across the U.S., with stops in Canada and Mexico, KISS held nothing back during what they called a "dress rehearsal," entertaining the small crowd with elaborate stage lighting, pyrotechnics, and theatrical stage antics. KISS was founded in New York City in January, 1973. The band features co-founders Gene Simmons on bass and vocals and Paul Stanley on rhythm guitar and lead vocals. Tommy Thayer plays lead guitar and provides vocals. Eric Singer, completes the group with drums and vocals. Their devoted fans are known as the KISS Army.

  • Bike Patrols improve community relations

    Jul 27, 2012

    In a major initiative to strengthen law enforcement/civilian relations, the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall police department has taken to the streets, sidewalks and hills with a more community-friendly mode of transportation.

  • Enlisted Family Day Car wash

    Jul 25, 2012

    Rader Clinic enlisted Family Day

  • JBM-HH Command Sergeant Major Richard D. Jessup

    Jul 25, 2012

  • Sumpter assumes command

    Jul 20, 2012

    State flags provided a patriotic backdrop in Conmy Hall July 17, as Col. Fern O. Sumpter became the new commander of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Sumpter assumed command from Col. Carl R. Coffman, who commanded JBM-HH for the past 33 months.

  • Family members learn connection, sharing in Hearts Apart

    Jul 20, 2012

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Army Community Service has teamed with Marine Corps Community Services to create the Family network Hearts Apart. Hearts Apart was created to give military Families a communication circle where they can network, socialize and discuss issues relating to their situations. Being part of a military Family comes with the trials and tribulations of training, deployments and temporarily assigned duty stations.

  • Give Blood; Give Life

    Jul 18, 2012

    The Armed Services Blood Program is the official contributor of the blood supply to the military and their Families.

  • It's a Freedom You Defend - VOTE!

    Jul 18, 2012

    Among the many freedoms Soldiers fight to defend, the right to vote is one of the most fundamental right that you can exercise.

  • Coffman reflects on tenure as base commander

    Jul 17, 2012

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall was an hour old in October 2009 when Col. Carl R. Coffman officially became the 101st Joint Base commander. With the drawdown in Army personnel, budget cuts and a variety of economic challenges, Coffman has spent the past two years and nine months commanding a joint base, overseeing a spectrum of projects developed through the directorates and command leadership on JBM-HH.

  • Martin becomes NDU's President

    Jul 17, 2012

    The new president of the National Defense University, Maj. Gen. Gregg F. Martin, promised a university-wide "breakout" in higher learning and leadership into the next decade. While the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey presided, the NDU presidency was officially shifted from interim president Ambassador Nancy McEldowney to Martin in a Lincoln Hall ceremony at the university July 11.

  • Colonel Fern O. Sumpter Biography

    Jul 17, 2012

    Colonel Fern O. Sumpter Biography

  • Myer-Henderson Hall becomes staging area for region's electricity restoration efforts

    Jul 6, 2012

    Electrical repair crews from distant states and one Canadian province began rolling through Hatfield and Wright Gates at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., July 2, 2012, to assist utility Dominion Virginia Power's efforts to restore regional power following the June 29 mega-storm.

  • Big Storm punches base

    Jul 6, 2012

    A line of severe thunderstorms with embedded hurricane-force winds, heavy rain and vivid lightning dealt a powerful blow to Northern Virginia and Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall the evening of June 29. In its aftermath, electrical power for JMB-HH headquarters, office buildings, barracks and businesses was knocked out of commission on June 29. Many services, including the shoppette, the Fort Myer Commissary, the Marine Corps exchange and base swimming pools remained closed during the days leading up to Independence Day.

  • Keep safety priority No. 1 during July 4

    Jul 3, 2012

    SAN ANTONIO -- This Fourth of July we mark the 236th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the statement of values and beliefs that launched our country.

  • Happy Fourth of July America!

    Jul 2, 2012

    Message from the President Regarding Independence Day

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