Many on Fort Belvoir stand to benefit from the new Armed Forces Wellness Center, slated for a May 18th virtual opening, according to AFWC lead health educator Nicole Leth.

Fort Belvoir Army Community Services is in the final phase of re-opening its Army Emergency Relief Office, and needs your help in boosting contributions to this vital program, according to Madeline Pastorella, the new AER officer, who has 12 years of experience in seeing how AER changes lives.

Fort Belvoir Community Hospital has announced that the COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at the Community Center has begun DoD Tier 2 administration of vaccines. This means that all TRICARE beneficiaries age 16 and older are eligible to make an appointment, according to a revised command staff announc…

This pandemic has taken so much, and sapped so many of a sense of well-being, perhaps none more than children, according to Noreen Hill, a social worker at Fort Belvoir Elementary School. Hill said her clinical team was trying to think of ways to boost spirits, and they decided to give stude…

Nestled along Thomson Bay is one Fort Belvoir’s many gems: A large area for walking, running, a long shoreline to enjoy the view of the Potomac and the eagles and ospreys, and the spot where you have access to gear to make the most of the watery fun. Fort Belvoir’s Directorate of Family and …

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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.

Sgt. Major of the Army Michael Grinston saw the original condition of the old Belvoir barracks Tuesday. While touring the new barracks construction, he said he was pleased with the design innovations being made on the buildings to provide greater convenience and safety to enlisted Soldiers, …

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The pandemic lock-down last spring happened just weeks before Easter, and the faithful on Fort Belvoir – for nearly a year – have been without the physical component of Christian life, according to Garrison Chaplain (Col.) Tom Faichney.

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With many Fort Belvoir employees still teleworking, at least part time, Garrison officials are hoping to consolidate offices and spaces, to save money and energy. And, they need input from facility and building managers, to make the process as efficient as possible.

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month, which was developed to help increase the awareness and understanding of the causes and treatment of one of our nation’s top public health problems: alcoholism. Alcohol awareness campaigns allow our communities to challenge the stigma associated with alcohol …

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is recognizing military students for academic accomplishments through its You Made the Grade program. First- through 12th-graders who maintain a B average or higher are eligible for a $5 Exchange gift card every grading period during the 2021 school …

International arms control treaties and agreement protocols involve activities that place operatives and inspectors up close and personal with some of the world’s most dangerous weaponized threat agents. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency worked closely wit…

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April 15 will be the final printed edition of the Belvoir Eagle.

Fort Belvoir’s recycling program, and the recycling center on Pohick Road, have ceased operations as of today. According to Brad Britain, director of Fort Belvoir’s Directorate of Public Works. The Garrison’s recycling and refuse disposal is no longer available to unit partners, although for…

The Fort Belvoir Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program is urging everyone to wear blue Friday, as part of a month-long effort to raise awareness and empower people across the community to play a role in making great childhoods happen, according to FAP specialist Briana Crawford.

Col. Joshua SeGraves, Garrison commander, spent his Tuesday morning, now the first day of the school week, at the entrance to Fort Belvoir Primary School greeting parents and students back to school, along with the school mascot, “Mr. Dolphin”, in a Garrison tradition, although delayed by th…

The Army Transition Assistance Program is a commander’s program and a Soldier’s responsibility. The program provides transition assistance services to eligible Soldiers with at least 180 days of active duty service. TAP helps transitioning Soldiers discover knowledge, skills, and resources n…

This year’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month occurs in the shadow of the disappearance and murder of Private 1st Class Vanessa Guillién, who had reported to her family last year that she was being sexually harassed by a sergeant on Fort Hood. She disappeared April 22, and her remains were foun…

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In our continued efforts to improve the Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT), we knew there would be changes along the way. Now, we formally announce ACFT 3.0, effective today.

A healthy heart is a prerequisite for a fully trained combatant or a fit beneficiary. Without a healthy heart, a Soldier cannot expect to complete tasks such as loading 155 mm rounds onto a bustle rack, or a beneficiary may huff and puff going up stairs.

The U.S. Army has agreed to review the discharges of thousands of veterans affected by post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma or other behavioral health conditions, and to change some of its administrative procedures for individuals who apply to have t…

The Fort Belvoir Golf Course will host a Monday Night Twilight League on Mondays starting April 12th. The first session goes through June 14th. The second session runs July 12 to Sept. 13. The league is sponsored by the Twilight Golf Association.

In 1911, the District of Columbia had acquired land on the Belvoir peninsula for the construction of a reformatory. Community opposition, however, soon put an end to that idea, and by the following year the land was turned over to the War Department for use by the Engineer School at Washingt…

Despite our ever increasing reliance on technology, many people are turning to parks and trails to get relief from the “new normal” of pandemic life. With a new appreciation for our parks, greenspaces, and wildlife, it’s important to realize that these valuable natural resources need to be p…

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Army Combat Fitness Test, or ACFT, is here to stay. Or at least some form of it, says Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael A. Grinston. What some may overlook when making an opinion on the program is the “combat” aspect of the ACFT, which was designed to prepare Soldiers for combat and reduce injur…

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As the fight against COVID-19 continues, vaccination is one way to slow the spread and protect yourself. Chances are you know someone who’s already been vaccinated. Still, you may be concerned about safety - and wondering when to schedule the vaccine for yourself.

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One year ago, the sole epidemiology technician at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital was gearing up for battle. Other states had experienced community spread of COVID-19, and Rolando Diaz already had several patients he suspected were also infected, but the state of Virginia had almost no capac…

Earlier this month, the senior official performing the duties of Under Secretary of the Army, Christopher Lowman, visited PEO Soldier to receive an update on the Army’s progress in developing protective equipment and clothing for female Soldiers.

People are spending more time outdoors and recreation will only increase as the weather gets warmer. We love that everyone is enjoying all that Fort Belvoir has to offer, but it is important that we do so responsibly. Make sure you are having fun in approved recreation areas and not in contr…

In 1961, Congress established National Poison Prevention every third week in March to bring awareness, reduce unintentional poisoning, and promote poison prevention. Poison centers receive millions of calls each year. This week is an opportunity to highlight the dangers and to provide tips f…