Severe storms that blew through during the evening of May 30 did not deter 17 deserving student recipients from their scholarship awards at Fairfax-Lee Chapter's 2019 Scholarship Awards banquet and Army Birthday celebration. Approximately 50 chapter members, family and friends celebrated stu…

In an effort to further Fort Belvoir Garrison’s goal of building and sustaining health and safety across the installation, we wanted to ensure the community is aware of “Fairfax Alerts.” Fairfax County provides this service to ensure residents are aware of weather, traffic and issues impacti…

Armed Services Blood Program Drive The Fort Belvoir Blood Drive is 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today at the USO Warrior and Family Center. Make appointments online at militarydonor.com, sponsor code: USO. Walk-ins are welcome. 

 In a lively, musical cultural exchange, a Fort Belvoir audience had a chance last week to see a classical chamber concert performance by the HMK Kassel, or the Germany Army Band Kassel. The concert, in Fort Belvoir’s Wallace Theater, was part of “Wunderbar Together,” a nationwide program hi…

As part of the Fort Belvoir Garrison’s on-going effort keep the community informed about housing issues, the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital Public Health Nursing Support has provided an update from their hotline that was established for housing residents to address health concerns related t…

Some Fort Belvoir bicyclists have experienced difficulties getting off post, through the access control points at the post’s gates. 

Summer is here. If you’re looking for ways to keep pollution prevention in mind while you’re outdoors and doing your summer activities, here are some tips: 

More deserving Soldiers will be promoted sooner and fewer school seats should go vacant under the Army’s new Enlisted Centralized Promotion Board process, said Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey. 

Father’s Day Buffet Make Father’s Day special with an all-you-can-eat buffet with bottomless mimosas at the historic Fort Belvoir Officers’ Club. Prices are $12.95 to $26.95. Free for children 5 and younger. Reservations required. For more info, call 703-780-0930 or reserve in person.

In a lively, musical cultural exchange, a Fort Belvoir audience had a chance last week to see a classical chamber concert performance by the HMK Kassel, or the Germany Army Band Kassel. The concert, in Fort Belvoir’s Wallace Theater, was part of “Wunderbar Together,” a nationwide program hig…

Summer is here. If you’re looking for ways to keep pollution prevention in mind while you’re outdoors and doing your summer activities, here are some tips: 

The outbreak of World War II in Europe in 1939 and the Japanese expansion in Asia and the Pacific motivated the United States government to begin preparing for possible involvement in the expanding world conflict. Army engineers would be needed to provide critical support to Allied forces by…

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles mobile service center, DMV 2 Go, will be at the Fort Belvoir Exchange, Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The handicapped-accessible full service office-on-wheels is equipped to process all DMV transactions including:

It’s Showtime at the Library. Excitement and fun await those who journey to the Fort Belvoir library and participate in its summer reading program. 

One of Fort Belvoir’s own recently received the highest recognition an Army athlete can earn—the title of Athlete of the Year. This prestigious distinction is bestowed annually to one male and one female athlete who excel in all aspects of sportsmanship.

Some Fort Belvoir bicyclists have experienced difficulties getting off post, through the access control points at the post’s gates. 

Fort Belvoir Elementary School’s parking lot was abuzz with kids tossing and splashing for the campus’ spring carnival, sponsored by the FBES Parent Teacher Organization. While children competed for sweets in the cakewalk, others chose to visit one of the food trucks at Saturday’s event. 

More deserving Soldiers will be promoted sooner and fewer school seats should go vacant under the Army’s new Enlisted Centralized Promotion Board process, said Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey. 

Memorial Day marked the beginning of “101 Days of Summer 2019,” an Army campaign focusing on reminding Soldiers, civilians, retirees and family members about being safe while involved in off-duty and summer activities, especially from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 

Fun in the Sun CarnivalThe Fort Belvoir Elementary School PTO’s Fun in the Sun Carnival is 2-6 p.m. Saturday. Wristbands are $5. For more information, email belvoirpto@gmail.com.

The National Museum of the United States Army has taken another step forward by opening applications for their Volunteer Program. The National Army Museum is now accepting applications for volunteers who will work alongside the museum staff to provide visitor support when the facility is ope…

The chaplain of ARCYBER, Col. Gregory Edison, speaking at the 2019 National Prayer Luncheon at the Fort Belvoir Officers’ Club, May 22, said the apostle James made a point that praying with passion and intensity is an important part of seeing our prayers answered, adding that being with each…

Fort Belvoir Community Hospital welcomed a new hospital director, May 15 at Fort Belvoir’s Thurman Auditorium. During the change of authority ceremony, Navy Capt. Cynthia Judy, Nurse Corps, relieved Col. Rodney Gonzalez of hospital command. 

Secretary of the Army Mark T. Esper signed the directive May 1, to ease the burden on spouses applying for new state licensing or certifications due to following their Soldier spouse to a new post in another state.

 Dozens of Fort Belvoir workers chose a clean, healthy and fun way to commute during Bike to Work Day, Friday. The Garrison Safety Office was on hand at Walker Gate with a pit stop for the morning riders, offering energy bars, water, and T-shirts for everyone who had registered. 

To observe Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a guest speaker told her audience to choose opportunities to mentor and to learn about our colleagues. Lt. Col. Hyo Jin Cho, a supply branch chief for the National Guard Bureau, spoke to an audience, last week at the Community Center. 

Kassel Koncert The German Army Band “Kassel” will play a “koncert” at Wallace Theater, May 29. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. There will be FREE German food. The concert celebrates the 25-year partnership between Military District of Washington and German Armed Forces Command. 

One hundred-twenty students graduated, April 25 from the U.S. Army’s Command and General Staff School at Belvoir’s Barden Education Center. Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams, DLA director, spoke at the ceremony. 

 The USO Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore joins forces with the Gary Sinise Foundation to give community members a chance to enjoy an evening of family-centered festivities to acknowledge and honor our men and women in uniform, May 23, starting at 5 p.m. at Pullen Field. 

Anyone looking to score some tickets to professional sporting events and popular recreation destinations this summer need look no further. Fort Belvoir’s Leisure Travel Services is your one-stop shop for all your admission needs, from Washington Nationals MLB games to nearby theme parks and …

Congratulations … you followed the Perfect Resume Equation and got the interview. (see story, May 2 edition of the Belvoir Eagle, or go to belvoireagleonline. com and search “resume) 

Fort Belvoir hosted the inaugural quarterly Housing Town Hall, Tuesday evening at Wallace Theater as mandated by Army leadership in February, to update residents on the status of improvements and hear feedback from residents.