The Fort Gregg-Adams Podcast
Listen to the Fort Gregg-Adams Podcast - Episode 1 (July 14, 2023) In episode one of the Fort Gregg-Adams Podcast, Ericka Gillespie, the installation’s Department of the Army photographer, discusses the DA photo process from request to completion. As a visual information specialist, Gillespie supports DA photos and official command portraits; she does so with a smile.
Listen to the Fort Lee Podcast - Episode 15 (March 16, 2023) In episode 15 of the Fort Lee Podcast, Army Capt. Rachel Bear, the officer-in-charge of the Fort Lee Veterinary Treatment Facility, discusses the feral cat population and veterinary services here. The VTF is professionally staffed by Army Veterinary Corps personnel with the primary mission of providing complete veterinary care for all government-owned animals.
Listen to the Fort Lee Podcast – Episode 14 (Feb. 27, 2023) - In episode 14 of the Fort Lee Podcast, Joint Culinary Center of Excellence advanced culinary instructors Guy Winks and Staff Sgt. Jasmine Blade hype the upcoming 47th Annual Joint Culinary Training Exercise, March 4-10, at the MacLaughlin Fitness Center. The JCTE is the largest military culinary competition in North America and showcases the talents of military chefs from around the globe in all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. International teams include France, Germany and Great Britain.
Listen to the Fort Lee Podcast – Episode 13 (Dec. 14, 2022) - In episode 13 of the Fort Lee Podcast, the topic is all things Fort Lee housing. Guests Daisy Ling and Jeff Koch from Hunt Property Management discuss the need for volunteers for the Community Advisory Board, construction in Harrison Villa, getting ready for the holiday season and winter in Fort Lee's on-post housing.
Listen to the Fort Lee Podcast – Episode 12 (Oct. 27, 2022) – In episode 12 of the Fort Lee Podcast, Director Frank Foster and Theater Manager Lee Farmer talk about the upcoming Lee Theater season which begins with the production "Into the Woods" thanks to The Theatre Company at Fort Lee in association with the Lee Playhouse and Fort Lee FMWR. The Lee Playhouse presents live theater and has become one of the most active performing groups in the area with a main-stage season producing Broadway musicals, comedies and dramas. Performances are open to the community.
Listen to the Fort Lee Podcast – Episode 11 (Sept. 12, 2022) – In episode 11 of the Fort Lee Podcast, Nancy Burns, the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Manager here, discusses EFMP and the new Enterprise EFMP system, which went live Aug. 31 and is designed to integrate EFMP enrollment, assignment coordination and family support access for 46,000 enrolled Soldiers and their family members. EFMP is a mandatory enrollment program that works with other military and civilian agencies to provide comprehensive and coordinated community support, housing, educational, medical and personnel services to families with special-needs members. Approximately 9% of active-duty Army Soldiers have family members with special needs, including spouses, children or dependent parents who require special medical or educational services.
Listen to the Fort Lee Podcast – Episode 10 (Aug. 18, 2022) – In episode 10 of the Fort Lee Podcast, Chaundra Taswell, a school liaison officer for School Support Services, discusses activities and issues surrounding the Back To School time period in the greater Fort Lee Central Virginia area. School Support Services provides Army school-aged youth with educational opportunities, resources and information necessary to achieve academic success. A branch of Child & Youth Services (CYS), School Support Services features School Liaison Officers (SLOs), who help schools, installations and Families work together for student achievement.
Listen to the Fort Lee Podcast – Episode 9 (June 17, 2022) – In episode nine of the Fort Lee Podcast, Megan Green and Thomas Green discuss all the summer activities that the Fort Lee Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's network of support and leisure services has to offer, including the Cardinal Golf Club opening to the public, the July 4th events, kayaking and youth sports. The Army’s goal is for every installation to offer Soldiers and families a high quality of life with appropriate services, programs and facilities in which to live, work or train.
Listen to the Fort Lee Podcast – Episode 8 (May 5, 2022) – In episode eight of the Fort Lee Podcast, Al Williams, housing division chief for Fort Lee, Virginia, discusses recent and upcoming renovations, procedures, and new policies of the high quality, safe and secure housing on base. The Army’s goal is for every installation to offer Soldiers and families a high quality of life with appropriate services, programs and facilities in which to live, work or train.
Listen to the Fort Lee Podcast – Episode 7 (Dec. 8, 2021) – In episode seven of the Fort Lee Podcast, Col. Joseph Colacicco, CASCOM director of training, G3/5/7, discusses the importance of holiday block leave and current procedures in place to help mitigate Soldier exposure to COVID-19. In the second segment, Col. Thomas Allen, Fort Lee senior command chaplain, discusses the planned religious services throughout the holiday season and some of the ways the Religious Support Office is helping service members.
Listen to the Fort Lee Podcast – Episode 6 (Nov. 22, 2021) – In episode six of the Fort Lee Podcast, retired CSM Wayne Hall, Holiday Helper president, discusses the program's history, how individuals are nominated and how to volunteer. In the second segment, Public Health Nurse Aleisha Manson from Kenner Clinic discusses the Army Tobacco Cessation Program as well as Fort Lee-specific offerings intended to help beneficiaries quit their tobacco use.
Listen to the Fort Lee Podcast – Episode 5 (Oct. 27, 2021) – In episode five of the Fort Lee Podcast, Maj. Gen. Mark T. Simerly, CASCOM and Fort Lee commanding general, discusses; his first 90 days in command, the vision for CASCOM moving forward, the Renaming Commission, Operation Allies Welcome, current COVID-19 policies and upcoming events on the installation.
Listen to the Fort Lee Podcast – Episode 4 (Oct. 19, 2021) – In episode four of the Fort Lee Podcast, Assistant Fire Chief Guy Chastain, who heads up the fire prevention program, explains the significance of Fire Safety Month and how to prevent fires. Also, Child and Youth Services Coordinator Tamara Johnson tells the Fort Lee community about the different types of services offered to parents by CYS and how to register for them.
Listen to the Fort Lee Podcast – Episode 3 (Sept. 30, 2021) – In the third episode of the Fort Lee Podcast, Maj. Jonathan M. Ward, Army Logistics University Support Battalion executive officer, shares his command and personal experiences with Soldier suicides; and Kristian Anthony, Garrison Workforce Development Program specialist, tells civilians about educational opportunities to advance their careers and prepare for retirement.
Listen to the Fort Lee Podcast – Episode 2 (Sept. 8, 2021) – In the second episode of the Fort Lee podcast, Dr. Taha Haque, chief of primary care at Kenner Army Health Clinic, gives the latest updates about COVID-19, Brig. Gen. David S. Doyle, Fort Polk and JRTC commanding general, discusses his visit to Fort Lee, and Megan Green, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation marketing manager, speaks about upcoming events on post.
Listen to the Fort Lee Podcast – Episode 1 (June 25, 2021) – In this first episode of the Fort Lee podcast, Pat Buffett, the Garrison Public Affairs Office command information officer, speaks about transitioning from the Traveller Newspaper to online platforms, T. Anthony Bell, Garrison PAO senior reporter, speaks about the changes he's seen on Fort Lee since arriving in 2005, and Megan Green, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation marketing manager, speaks about the latest job openings and upcoming events.