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  • Meet the eyes, ears and laughs of retention team

    Aug 23, 2013

    The face of Army retention is very visible within Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and Military District of Washington. That face is determined to help, is very approachable and not afraid to infuse a bit of humor into their mission.

  • Organization day shifts gears

    Aug 23, 2013

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall gathered for a day of fun by celebrating its annual organization day Aug. 15 at the Spates Community Club. Organization day was for JBM-HH assigned and attached service members, Department of Defense employees, Family members and contractors as well as Radar Health Clinic employees. This year's theme was centered on a "Car and Bike Show" theme.

  • Fundamentals, safety stressed for joint base motorcycle check-ride

    Aug 23, 2013

    As part of the motorcycle mentorship program, all servicemembers, Department of Defense civilians and Family members are invited to participate in the Headquarters Command Battalion Motorcycle Check-Ride, on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Sept. 6.

  • Zembiec Pool hosts Half Iron Swim

    Aug 23, 2013

    As the Northern Virginia sky produced a hazy, full blue moon and a hint of daybreak, all lanes of the Major Douglas A. Zembiec Pool were occupied early and often during Henderson Hall's Semper Fit annual Half Iron Swim.

  • Army Band drummer looks toward retirement

    Aug 23, 2013

    Although he plays in the all-volunteer Washington Redskins Marching Band for fun, refreshments, and free football games, in his heart of hearts, U.S. Army Band percussionist Sgt. Maj. Myles E. Overton III is a Dallas Cowboys fan. As a result, he gets a fair share of ribbing from other musicians on the team's step ensemble.

  • American, Israeli kids visit Myer-Henderson Hall, Arlington National Cemetery

    Aug 21, 2013

    American kids from Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors and Israeli youth from the Israel Defense Force Widows & Orphans Organization along with adult volunteers and staff from both organizations, visited Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall and Arlington National Cemetery, Aug. 12, 2013.

  • From the rifle to the mic, drill team musician gives back to wounded warriors

    Aug 21, 2013

    United States Army Drill Team member Staff Sgt. Nathan Fair has dealt with his deployment stress and losing his battle buddies through music.

  • Bulldog Seven signs on

    Aug 16, 2013

    With the traditional passing of a sword, Headquarters Company, United States Army bid farewell to 1st Sgt. Brian St. Germaine and welcomed 1st Sgt. Jason L. Gusman during a change of responsibility ceremony Aug. 9 at Spates Community Club on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • JBM-HH Fire Department reaches new heights

    Aug 16, 2013

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Fire Department added a new ladder truck to their arsenal of apparatuses Aug. 9.

  • Learning about the ooh-rah

    Aug 16, 2013

    Marines from Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson Hall and Indian Head, Md., gave Navy Teen Council members an "ooh-rah" lesson Aug. 6, by giving the youths an inside look at what it means to be a Marine.

  • Service member fans love the Ravens - forevermore

    Aug 16, 2013

    A mutual admiration exists between the current National Football League World Champion Baltimore Ravens and the United States military.

  • Marine Club launches regular First Friday celebration to connect joint base community

    Aug 16, 2013

    You might want to clear your calendars on the evenings of the first Friday of every month from now on.

  • O' Club highlights Polynesian culture

    Aug 16, 2013

    An hourlong lineup of various South Pacific entertainment both soothed and excited a Fort Myer Officers Club Koran Room crowd Aug. 9 following a Polynesian luau dinner show.

  • Chapel renovations near completion

    Aug 16, 2013

    The Old Post Chapel is scheduled to host a grand-reopening ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 18 at 1 p.m. after months of renovations of the building.

  • Emerging technology demonstrated for first responders in old barracks

    Aug 16, 2013

    "You guys ready to go get lost?" asked an Arlington County firefighter as he entered a building on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall with a handful of people assessing new technology designed to protect first responders.

  • Family members of international fellows at NDU go to school

    Aug 12, 2013

    It's a scenario that American military families are familiar with: You've been assigned to a foreign country and you don't speak its language, know little about its culture and history, but it's going to be "home" to you and yours until the next set of orders sends you off to another locale.

  • JBM-HH chaplains hold second Directorate of the Quarter luncheon

    Aug 12, 2013

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall chaplains office hosted the second Directorate of the Quarter luncheon Aug. 7 at the Fort Myer Officers Club. Directorate of Human Resources employees on JBM-HH were hosted at the event.

  • Korean War armistice recalled

    Aug 6, 2013

    Resplendent in the Marine uniform of his youth, John Cole snapped a salute July 27 as he and thousands of his fellow Korean War veterans and their families gathered at the Korean War memorial in Washington, D.C., to mark the 60th anniversary of the armistice that ended what has been called "the forgotten war."

  • Local student interns with TUSAB

    Aug 6, 2013

    Some high school students spend summers hanging out with friends, on vacation, or working part-time jobs. Michelle Stroberg spent part of her summer working with The United States Army Band through Arlington Public School's Professional Related Intern/Mentorship Experience, or PRIME program, July 9-26.

  • Chaplains remember their own, others at ANC wreath laying

    Aug 6, 2013

    As the group of soldiers respectfully proceeded toward the Tomb of the Unknowns, sunshine and emotion could be felt during a wreath laying observing the 238th anniversary of the Army Chaplain Corps July 23.

  • No ordinary drill for the drill team

    Aug 6, 2013

    By its own admission, the United States Army Drill Team has added some pizzazz to its show repertoire.

  • BOSS lines up fun summer activities

    Aug 6, 2013

    With a new president at its helm, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program has lined up a series of recreational activities for the remainder of the summer.

  • Wet Bulb helps predict heat conditions on JBM-HH

    Aug 6, 2013

    For years, the Army has used Wet Bulb Globe Temperature as an index to measure air temperature and humidity. This device has been a valuable tool to indicate heat stress and prevent heat casualties.

  • Army Ten-Miler's U.S. service members lottery opens Aug. 1

    Jul 31, 2013

    The Army's race will hold a special online lottery for U.S. service member, Aug. 1-15, 2013. The lottery is open to all U.S. service members and they must use a .mil email address when registering.

  • Soldier Show auditions link with Operation Rising Star

    Jul 29, 2013

    In an effort to streamline efficiencies, Army Entertainment has integrated live auditions for the 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show with selections of the 2013 Operation Rising Star finalists.

  • Colin Powell signs books at JBM-HH Marine Exchange

    Jul 29, 2013

    For former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and past Fort Myer resident Gen. Colin Powell, his recent missions involve not getting writer's cramp or having a pen go dry or run low on ink.

  • MDW commander tours JBM-HH

    Jul 29, 2013

    After assuming command in late June, Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, commander of Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the Military District of Washington, sat down for a get-acquainted meeting with Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall officials at command headquarters on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH July 22. Foregoing a Power Point briefing, the general shook hands with joint base leaders and directorate heads in the Bldg. 59 conference room. Attending officials went around the table introducing themselves and providing thumbnail sketches of their backgrounds and duties.

  • Watching out for your pet during the dog days of summer

    Jul 29, 2013

    It's time to get out with the family and the family dog to enjoy some recreational activities and some beautiful summer weather. Hot weather can make us all uncomfortable, and it poses special risks for man's best friend. People need to be reminded of the seasonal dangers so summer fun isn't spoiled by a preventable emergency or illness.

  • Ironman colonel ready to spread success to Henderson Hall

    Jul 29, 2013

    Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson Hall, Commanding Officer Col. Anthony S. Barnes is a believer of a three-pronged philosophy.

  • Going back to the basics

    Jul 29, 2013

    Some of the best leaders emerge out of crises. When nearly 25 percent of the Soldiers in the Presidential Salute Battery were caught violating the Uniform Code of Military Justice last year, Sgt. 1st Class Tony Henry came in to take charge and get the PSB back up to speed.

  • Korean War 'Heroes Remembered' at Twilight Tattoo

    Jul 25, 2013

    Veterans of the Korean War, including two Medal of Honor recipients, were honored during the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Twilight Tattoo at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Whipple Field, July 24, 2013.

  • Tornado Preparedness

    Jul 22, 2013

    Emergency management is one of the most challenging tasks for individuals and organizations and cannot be overlooked. Thinking ahead could mean the difference between life and death. Your safety, as well as that of your family members, co-workers and Soldiers, depends on weather preparedness.

  • Furloughs in full effect on JBM-HH

    Jul 22, 2013

    The new fiscal reality is here. The Department of Defense began its mandatory furloughing of civilian employees July 8 around the world, and after two weeks, the reality is starting to sink in. Like many military bases, the furloughs have brought some closures and amended operating hours for services and activities on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Marines, Soldiers certify to lead HITT center workouts

    Jul 22, 2013

    "Marines train for a specific reason and that's for combat. We are combat athletes and we have a training program to specifically prepare for combat," said Marine Gunnery Sgt. Daniel Jackson, who is assigned at Headquarters and Services Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corp Henderson Hall and a certified High Intensity Tactical Training (HITT) instructor.

  • JBM-HH Marines and Soldiers stand side by side in training

    Jul 22, 2013

    Soldiers and Marines from Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall "invaded" Fort Lee, Va., last week for training at the Warrior Training Center there.

  • TUSAB receives award from AUSA chapter

    Jul 22, 2013

    The U.S. Army Band, "Pershing's Own," received the 2012 Commander-in-Chief Award from the George Washington chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army July 17 at an Army Navy Country Club luncheon.

  • Korean War 'Heroes Remembered' at Twilight Tattoo

    Jul 22, 2013

    Join the Soldiers of the U.S. Army Military District of Washington as they honor the heroes of the Korean War during a special production of Twilight Tattoo Wednesday evening, July 24 at Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall's Whipple Field.

  • Management collaborates with unions to improve working relationships

    Jul 22, 2013

    There is often the perception of an adversarial relationship between management and unions, as if supervisors and workers have diametrically opposed goals in the workplace, whether it's a private corporation or a government entity. This can be true when certain issues arise, but overall it's usually in the interest of both parties to communicate and collaborate with each other to achieve organizational goals.

  • Keeping it in the family

    Jul 22, 2013

    Tracie Miller may have a new job title, but she's still very much an integral part of the Directorate of Emergency Services and the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Family.

  • Furloughed vent over missed work

    Jul 22, 2013

    As calendars and appointment books are now dotted with days off, and checkbooks and bank accounts shrink, federal employees are taking to social media sites and relaying their financial and overall experiences regarding the sequestration-mandated furloughs.

  • Rader Clinic reduces service on Fridays due to furloughs

    Jul 22, 2013

    Anyone who went to Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic on Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall July 12 noticed a big change to a typical Friday. The clinic was only open for urgent care and dental appointments.

  • Tennis juggernaut rolls past Fort Myer team

    Jul 22, 2013

    An undefeated Fairfax Racquet Club tennis team has lost a total of five individual singles or doubles matches this spring and summer. July 13, the nationally-ranked group of former professionals and college standouts visited the Fort Myer Officers Club tennis courts, and the Fairfax netters left with a 6-1 victory over the Myer Officers Club squad during a hot, steamy morning of serves and volleys.

  • FMST sends off its senior swimmers

    Jul 22, 2013

    Tradition plays an integral role on the Fort Myer Swim Team. From the star freestyle swimmer to the swarm of relay members, tradition stands proudly next to every FMST Squid participant.

  • Old Guard Soldiers sweep competition; advance to Best Warrior Competition

    Jul 22, 2013

    Two Old Guard Soldiers were recognized for their mastery over their technical and tactical skills after being named Military District of Washington's best warriors.

  • Larger base fireworks crowd, 50-gun salute highlight holiday

    Jul 15, 2013

    An Independence Day early evening informal poll taken at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Whipple Field produced two results: more people than ever took in the national fireworks over the District of Columbia from JBM-HH and first-time viewers greatly outnumbered fireworks veterans.

  • Recognizing the 150th anniversary of Gettysburg

    Jul 15, 2013

    About half way through the movie classic, "Gone with the Wind," Rhett Butler is asked by Scarlett O'Hara whether he knows how Ashley Wilkes is doing. Infuriated by the question, Rhett turns to Scarlett and says: "We should all know in a little while. The two armies have met at a little Pennsylvania crossroads known as Gettysburg."

  • Cascades Rapids outlast Fort Myer swimmers

    Jul 15, 2013

    The morning of July 6 started promising for the Fort Myer Squid swim team at the Officer Club pools, but the relay portion of the dual meet against the Cascades Rapids team was the difference in the FMST's latest Colonial Swimming League encounter.

  • Twenty-seven year old works at restoring 38-year-old car

    Jul 15, 2013

    The idea was to finish work on the car so it could be driven out of the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Auto Skills Center to his next duty station. That was the plan, anyway, that National Guard Soldier Staff Sgt. Jose Gonzalez had in mind when he began restoring a 1975 Toyota Celica after purchasing the non-functioning coupe last November.

  • Young visitor gets an Old Guard surprise

    Jul 15, 2013

    She asked, and she received. A post 50-gun salute to the nation question-and-answer session with the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Presidential Salute Battery landed 8-year-old tourist Sonja Banks an invaluable keepsake.

  • Arlington National Cemetery service draws attention back to Vietnam-era MIAs

    Jul 10, 2013

    Days have transformed into months, and months have changed to years, but four decades have not blurred the specter of the Vietnam War.

  • Barnes takes command of Henderson Hall's H&S BN-HQMC

    Jul 10, 2013

    The Headquarters & Service Battalion Headquarters Marine Corps Henderson Hall said farewell to one family member and welcomed a new one July 9.

  • Furlough closures on JBM-HH begin July 8

    Jul 8, 2013

    The following is a list of activities on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall that will have abbreviated operating hours beginning July 8 due to sequestration and furloughs. This list is not all encompassing and it is highly recommended to call ahead to the facility or activity you wish to visit for more details.

  • West Nile Virus detected on JBM-HH

    Jul 8, 2013

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Directorate of Public Works has been working hard this summer to combat mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus. The Fort McNair portion of the joint base tested positive for one mosquito carrying the virus this summer.

  • Marines get a jump start on the fourth

    Jul 8, 2013

    Headquarters & Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson Hall Marines enjoyed a day of competitive sports - with just a little good natured trash talk thrown in for good measure - a barbecue lunch, and their Families in a pre-Fourth of July celebration June 28.

  • Runners compete at ATM qualifier

    Jul 8, 2013

    Fifteen runners participated in a June 28 Army Ten-Miler qualifier that looped across Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall in hopes of obtaining one of 40 slots reserved for the JBM-HH team on race day Oct. 20. The 10K qualifier (6.2 miles) began on Wainwright Road behind the Fort Myer Fitness Center, headed north to Jackson Avenue, proceeding east until Jackson turns into Marshall Drive, then south on McNair Road to Pershing Drive west, and finally onto Sheridan Avenue north, where it concluded under an inflatable arch in the fitness center parking lot.

  • Benefitting from shared experience at the base auto crafts skills center

    Jul 8, 2013

    If automotive repair has a soundtrack, it's mostly a mixture of soul, rhythm & blues and jazz. The music that wafts through the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Auto Crafts Skills Center comes mostly from the personal collection of Milton Hawthorne, shop work leader, but a well cranked radio also sometimes fills the void.

  • DJBC

    Jul 8, 2013

  • Baseball shows Army some love at Nationals Stadium

    Jun 28, 2013

    Those who defend tend to work shoulder to shoulder.

  • Wainwright Hall gets a makeover

    Jun 28, 2013

    Historic Wainwright Hall on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall has a new look and a fresh way to serve on-the-move service members, their Families and government travelers.

  • Hundreds of happy kids bag free books at Blue Star Families event

    Jun 28, 2013

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Community Center was overflowing with excited kids and parents attending the Blue Star Families Books on Bases event with support from the Walt Disney Company June 22.

  • Safety tip

    Jun 28, 2013

    Be careful with fireworks on the Fourth of July.

  • New leadership takes helm at JFHQ-NCR/MDW

    Jun 25, 2013

    Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the Military District of Washington has a new leader.

  • Kennedy eternal flame to illuminate emigrant memorial site in Ireland

    Jun 21, 2013

    In recognition of the 50th anniversary of U.S. President John F. Kennedy's visit to his ancestral home in Ireland during a state visit, a ceremony was held at the president's gravesite in Arlington National Cemetery June 18 that included a wreath laying and torch lighting. A spark taken from the eternal flame at the JFK gravesite lit a torch that was transported this week to New Ross in County Wexford, Ireland, from where Kennedy family members emigrated in 1848. The flame, transported using specially-designed lamps, will illuminate an Emigrant Flame Memorial in New Ross that will be dedicated June 22. Irish Prime Minister Edna Kenny, the president's daughter Caroline Kennedy and sister, former Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith, will be on hand for the Saturday ceremony.

  • Headquarters Command Battalion welcomes new CSM

    Jun 21, 2013

    Outgoing Headquarters Command Battalion Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Jessup placed a set of keys on a podium that had been set inside the community center on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall June 18. He looked out at the crowd that had gathered for the change of responsibility ceremony that would see Command Sgt. Maj. Alex Pratt assume his duties of battalion CSM.

  • 3d ESC Change of Command Ceremony

    Jun 21, 2013

    Brig. Gen. Kristin K. French relinquished command of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) to Col. (P) Flem B. "Donnie" Walker Jr. during a change of command ceremony June 18 at the Natcher Physical Fitness Center.

  • Orientation programs smooth in-processing for Soldiers, Marines

    Jun 21, 2013

    Moving to a new installation through a permanent change of station move can be a little unnerving as you learn to navigate the ins and outs of a new duty station. You may be wondering: What's the cost of living like there? What employment opportunities does the region offer my spouse? Are the schools up to snuff? And, where's the best place to get great Greek food?

  • 3d ESC Awarded Distinguished Unit Streamer

    Jun 21, 2013

    The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) added the Quartermaster Distinguished Unit of Regiment Streamer to its colors June 18 before the change of command at Natcher Physical Fitness Center.

  • Henderson Hall Marines honor flag at Barcroft Elementary

    Jun 21, 2013

    The fourth graders from Barcroft Elementary School stood silently and reverently as six Marines from Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson Hall marched in lock-step and stopped in front of the Arlington, Va., school's flag pole June 14.

  • Henderson Hall hosts voluntary education Conference

    Jun 21, 2013

    Headquarters Marine Corps, with facility assistance from Headquarters & Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps Henderson Hall's Education and Career Center, hosted a two-day conference on Marine Corps voluntary education June 18-19. The conference was held in Bldg. 29, classroom 105, on the Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Distracted driving is deadly

    Jun 19, 2013

    Motor vehicle accidents involving a distracted driver kill thousands of people each year on America's roadways. Anytime drivers text, use a cell phone or navigation system, change a radio station, eat or drink, or do anything that diverts their attention from the road, the opportunity for an accident to happen increases exponentially.

  • 238th Army Birthday Run steps off on JBM-HH

    Jun 17, 2013

    The cake, candles and song would have to wait: the Army had a birthday run to complete.

  • Fort Myer O Club pool roster back to full strength

    Jun 17, 2013

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Officers Club 50-yard pool repair project has been completed.

  • Strong Beginnings class graduates

    Jun 17, 2013

    One of the most significant events in any child's life is school graduation. On June 7, wearing bright blue graduation caps and gowns, 58 children from Strong Beginnings Child Youth and School Services pre-kindergarten class at Cody Child Development Center on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall received their diplomas during two graduation ceremonies.

  • Henderson Hall lends legs to Special Olympics torch run

    Jun 17, 2013

    The last leg of the Virginia Law Enforcement Torch Relay Run took off from the Iwo Jima Memorial in Arlington, Va., June 6 on its way to Richmond, Va., for the opening ceremonies of the Special Olympics Virginia Summer Games the following day at the University of Richmond.

  • IMCOM CYSS chief attends Cody CDC graduation

    Jun 17, 2013

    Throughout her career, Installation Management Command (IMCOM) G9 Child Youth and School Services Chief of Child Development Programs Mary Ellen Pratt has traveled worldwide, visiting Army child development centers. However, she was never on a base when pre-kindergarten students graduated from a Strong Beginnings class - a program she helped create - until June 7, when Pratt attended the 2013 Strong Beginnings graduation ceremony at Cody Child Development Center on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Army celebrates birthday at Twilight Tattoo!

    Jun 13, 2013

    Thousands of visitors and members from all branches of the military services render honors and celebrate the 238th birthday of the U.S. Army with Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own."

  • Motorcycle Safety

    Jun 13, 2013

  • JBM-HH bike patrol MPs pedal into second season

    Jun 7, 2013

    Perhaps you've seen them at an intersection, answering a question from someone needing directions on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall or assisting visitors in Arlington National Cemetery.

  • JBM-HH's Robledo takes part in best warrior clash

    Jun 7, 2013

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Headquarters Command Battalion Staff Sgt. Pablo Robledo was one of 36 soldiers who participated in the 2013 Joint Base San Antonio Best Warrior Competition held at Camp Bullis, Texas, May 11 to 17.

  • Eating healthy improves life

    Jun 7, 2013

    Eat more of this, less of that. Carbs are good. Carbs are bad.

  • Eisenhower lore centers around Fort Myer flag pole

    Jun 7, 2013

    Between West Point and the White House, Dwight D. Eisenhower lived on Fort Myer's General's Row.

  • DES director shares leadership vision

    Jun 7, 2013

    Throughout his 19-year military career, Lt. Col. Macedonio R. Molina, director of Emergency Services and provost marshal on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, has served in a myriad of positions and garnered a lot of experience to develop his leadership vision and philosophy.

  • FMWR establishes new, instant 'know zone' text service

    Jun 7, 2013

    It's not who you know, it's what you know in the information age, and Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation can get you in that "know zone" if you text OKFMWR to 99000.

  • Tobacco cessation classes available at Rader

    Jun 7, 2013

    Becoming tobacco-free is more challenging than simply putting out a cigarette or throwing out your chew and saying that's it.

  • Zembiec gets Marine lifeguards in support of afterhours events

    May 31, 2013

    A handful of U.S. Marines have been training this week to become certified lifeguards at Maj. Douglas A. Zembiec Pool on the Henderson Hall side of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Sunset Parade opener yields to weather

    May 31, 2013

    An ominous omen rumbled from the northern Virginia sky an hour and a half prior to the May 28 Marine Sunset Parade.

  • Horse soldier shares photos, memories

    May 31, 2013

    On Oct. 18, 1917, the United States was six months into its official involvement in World War I. That autumn day, national newspapers reported German torpedoes were sinking American vessels in the Atlantic Ocean. Advertisements prompted those on the home front to purchase war bonds. The Chicago White Sox had just been crowned World Champions after defeating the New York Giants in the 1917 World Series. Imported Italian chocolates sold for 39 cents per pound in eastern seaboard cities.

  • JBM-HH supervisor briefings held

    May 31, 2013

    First and second line supervisors on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall learned more effective ways to deal with employees during briefing sessions May 29 and 30, at the town hall building on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base.

  • Thousands cheer at MDW's Twilight Tattoo!

    May 30, 2013

    Thousands of visitors to the Nation's Capital, along with their host Lt. Gen. Dana Chipman, the Judge Advocate General of the Army, applauded the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's performance of 'Twilight Tattoo' last night at Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall.

  • U.S. Army Captain Barbara Bujak recognized in Veterans Day ceremony in Poland

    May 30, 2013

    Friendship can be defined as mutual concern, trust and shared values. That description fits the partnership between the American and Polish armed forces. The two countries have fought side by side since 2002 and sustained their friendship through blood, sweat and tears.

  • Deputy Joint Base Commander

    May 30, 2013

  • Marine Ooh Rah Run series off to a humid start with Iwo Jima Memorial 7K race

    May 24, 2013

    The pre-Memorial Day weekend mugginess did not discourage more than 200 runners and walkers from conquering the seven kilometers of the Iwo Jima Memorial 7K road race.

  • Asian Pacific heritage celebrated

    May 24, 2013

    Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month was celebrated on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall May 22 at the community center. This year's theme is "Building Leadership: Embracing Cultural Values and Inclusion."

  • Rader is a tobacco-free campus

    May 24, 2013

    Patients, staff members and visitors to Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall can no longer light up, chew or use any other tobacco product on the facility's campus.

  • Big changes brewing at Myer Exchange

    May 24, 2013

    A 4.8 million upgrade to the Fort Myer Exchange and Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Class Six Shoppette is scheduled to begin in early June with a targeted completion date scheduled for before the Thanksgiving holiday.

  • Base summer reading program takes flight

    May 24, 2013

    Children can lose approximately 22 percent of their reading skills during their summer break from school, said Sally Ellis, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Library supervisor.

  • Safety precautions during summer

    May 20, 2013

    During the summer months, it is important to take extra measures to step up our safety awareness.

  • JBM-HH summer activities heating up, pools to open soon

    May 20, 2013

    Summer activities on Joint Base Myer-Henderson hall are heating up. Movies under the Moon will kick off the summer season.

  • Commissary to close on Mondays due to furloughs

    May 17, 2013

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Commissary will shutter its doors for 11 Mondays beginning July 8.

  • NDU book addresses emerging networks that combine criminal, terrorist activity

    May 17, 2013

    A book launch was held at National Defense University's Lincoln Hall May 15 for "Convergence: Illicit Networks and National Security in the Age of Globalization," a compilation of articles dealing with the linkage of national and international criminal and terrorist networks that threaten the stability of countries and alliances. The book, published by the university's imprimatur NDU Press, is edited by Michael Miklaucic and Jacqueline Brewer, who work for NDU's Center for Complex Operations under the Institute for National Strategic Studies. The book includes 14 chapters by 18 different authors, three of whom were at the book launch participating in a panel discussion.

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