Move-in season looked quite different this year! The Villages at Belvoir team has been successfully managing this important milestone for residents – at a healthy distance. Property Manager, Michaels Management Services, is adapting to unique COVID-19 challenges by implementing innovative wa…

As 2020 continues to bring new surprises around every turn, there is one step we can take to protect our health and the health of our families - we can get our seasonal flu vaccine. The Fort Belvoir Community Hospital team expects the arrival of our flu vaccine supply within the coming weeks…

Upon entering her local Army recruiting station, Spc. Morgen Arey reviewed the job options until she found one that immediately piqued her interest: Animal technician.

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During the month of October, the Fort Belvoir Army Substance Abuse Program, or ASAP, invites you to join us as we celebrate Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 23-31. Red Ribbon Week is recognized on a national level as one of its oldest and largest drug prevention awareness programs.

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Although Halloween will look different this year, Families can still plan to have fun and celebrate the fall season. Fort Belvoir has provided a roundup of activities that are happening on and around the installation that are aligned with Fort Belvoir’s authorized list of low-risk activities…

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Zombies. Swamp creatures. Creepy clowns. And scary dolls. Those are just a few of the nightmares in 13 – yes, 13 - different scenes that visitors will encounter (from the safety of their cars) at Northern Virginia’s first haunted drive-thru, at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton.

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When it comes to domestic abuse, everyone’s situation is different — it can happen to anyone and is not their fault. The Family Advocacy Program is committed to supporting service members and their families impacted by domestic abuse through victim advocacy and crisis intervention.

The U.S. Army plans to open the National Museum of the United States Army on Veterans Day, November 11, 2020. Building construction and exhibit installations are now complete, and the museum is ready to open its doors to the public for the first time.

Maj. Gen. John M. Rhodes took command of the Fort Belvoir-based 29th Infantry Division from Maj. Gen. John M. Epperly Oct. 3, 2020, at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Lt. Gen. Jon A. Jensen, Director of the Army National Guard, presided over the change of command ceremony and the exchange of organiz…

Due to the impact of COVID19, traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating and events that involve large gatherings of individuals are NOT recommended this year. Residents are reminded to find low risk, distant ways to celebrate the upcoming Halloween holiday.

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What are some ways to focus on healthy eating with fall approaching and the new school year beginning?

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Fort Belvoir’s Motorcycle training season is coming to an end. Service members (Active Duty, Guard and Reserve) can take the Basic Rider Course, Basic Rider Course 2 (ERC) and the Military Sport Bike Riders Course free of charge through the middle of November.

Have you been noticing a lot of birds flying around lately? Fall migration is in full swing right now! Most people don’t realize that fall migration is actually a really long process. Fall migration begins as early as the end of June for some species and extends into December, with peak migr…

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Military members and their families needing passports and visas will see few changes at the Fort Belvoir, Virginia, passport office, despite an administrative move Oct. 1.

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This is National Fire Prevention Week, and Fort Belvoir Fire and Emergency Services has shifted this year’s activities online, due to COVID-19 health concerns.

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth article in a 7-part series on Army Materiel Command’s enduring commitment to the Army Values. This installment is focused on the Army Value of selfless service.

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As the fall season arrives, new hazards come with it. The change in weather can increase driving risks, health concerns like the flu, and hunting accidents.

Fairfax County Public Schools Superintendent Scott S. Brabrand presented a plan to the Fairfax County School Board to begin in-person instruction in a phased plan for small groups—or cohorts—of students who are likely to experience the greatest challenges with distance learning. The cohorts …

As we approach Fire Prevention Week, I want to personally thank residents, building tenants and visitors to Fort Belvoir for their high regard of fire and life safety that is displayed on a daily basis by all. The minimal fire loss and zero loss of life endured by the Fort Belvoir Community …

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This month, the Villages at Belvoir is scheduled to break ground on 52 new homes across three neighborhoods for Service Members and their families. The new housing includes 41 townhomes in Dogue Creek Village, six townhomes in Cedar Grove Village, and five (American with Disabilities Act) ac…

The Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month during October each year. The FAP is committed to supporting Service members and their families impacted by domestic abuse through victim advocacy and crisis intervention. This year’s campaign is …

COVID-19 has impacted Fort Belvoir in unprecedented ways and continues to change normal installation practices on a day-to-day basis, according to Julien Crolet, Fort Belvoir Fire and Emergency Services assistant fire chief.

The Secretary of the Army announced the opening of the 60-day public comment period for the proposed changes to eligibility criteria for burial at Arlington National Cemetery. This is the next step in the federal rule making process required to gather public input to proposed changes to the …

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Many of us have encountered snakes on Fort Belvoir, whether slithering across a trail, sunning on a rock, or even finding that crack in the foundation of your house. Although all but one snake on Fort Belvoir are harmless, they often raise concerns. However, taking time to learn about them a…

The Joint Base Myer – Henderson Hall Education Center Hub, which includes Belvoir’s Barden Education Center, will host a variety of events this month:

Daphne Shea walked up the Fort Belvoir Library stairs and gladly took the book Katie Buxbaum left on the table. The six-year-old then turned around with Make Way for Ducklings tucked in her hand and headed back toward her father as Buxbaum waved and thanked Daphne for stopping by. Although h…

Since its opening on Fort Belvoir July 17, Patriot Pet Care has already established a reputation among the pooches on post as the spot to relax and play. Maybe it is because of the enthusiasm and joy that the staff shares with each pet that comes in the door.

After postponing scout meetings this spring and summer due to the pandemic, Scouts BSA will host several recruiting meetings on Zoom Saturday morning and afternoon, according to Scoutmaster Larry Glick. The scout troop recruiting events will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. and a…

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More than 7,000 American service members have been killed in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq alone since Sept. 11, 2001. More than 16,000 have died of other causes in that time. Gold Star families have borne the losses, and Defense Department officials want Americans – especially those serv…

Editor’s Note: This is the second article in a 7-part series on Army Materiel Command’s enduring commitment to the Army Values. This installment is focused on the Army Value of duty.