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  • 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.

  • JBM-HH to conduct force protection exercise Sept. 25

    Sep 24, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall will be conducting a force protection exercise Thursday, Sept. 25 on the Fort McNair portion of the joint base.

  • Installation News

    Sep 23, 2014

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

  • Family Readiness

    Sep 23, 2014

    Latest information on Joint base Myer-Henderson Hall Family Readiness

  • Traffic, roads, and grounds

    Sep 23, 2014

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

  • 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.