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Garrison leadership has been notified that the Department of the Army Inspector General’s office wants to hear from Fort Belvoir residents later this month, according to the Garrison’s Housing Ombudsman, Jennifer Hudson.

“April 26 and 27, there will be sensing sessions for in-person interviews, for numerous residents,” said Hudson, adding that capacity for those sessions will be based on the latest MDW COVID-19 safey guidance.

“On April 28, they will hold several virtual calls, with up to 75 individuals on each call,” said Hudson. A representative of the IG’s office said this would normally be held as a large town hall, but continuing COVID safety measures prevent that.

Hudson said a Google form will soon be online for interested residents to sign up, and she noted that the names for the in-person sessions will be chosen by random lottery. Residents may sign up for several of the sessions, and if your name is selected, your additional sign-ups will be removed.

Hudson noted that the Inspector General’s office will meet with the Garrison Commander, Col. Joshua SeGraves, as well as the Deputy to the Garrison Commander, Dr. John Moeller, Garrison Housing Chief, Brian Smith, and Director of Public Works, Brad Britain.

The Village mayors and Ombudsman will not be attending any of the sessions, according to Hudson.

She said the IG is interested in hearing from residents about their housing experience, including move-in, the lease, work orders, and any other issues that residents would like to speak about.