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…

 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…

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: 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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…

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.

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. 

 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.

Department of Public Works, Environmental Division staffers educate residents about World Migratory Bird Day at the Fort Belvoir Exchange, May 9.

Bicycling, instead of driving a car, has many benefits for your health and for the environment. Beyond the environmental impact, bicycling also offers health benefits. However, for people just starting out, there are things they should know to ride safely and smart.

The Fort Belvoir Family Child Care program offers a variety of flexible care options that meet regular and mission-related child care needs to include full day, hourly, before and after school, and special needs. 

Army Community Service offers a variety of classes to help military spouses and other authorized patrons in preparing resumes for applying to both civilian and federal positions, preparing for interviews, and other job search classes. They also host job fairs. 

Military spouses routinely find themselves applying for jobs every few years as they move around from duty station to duty station. I want to share this technique with the milspouse world to help others continue their career endeavors wherever they go, in an easy-to-follow format, so you can…

Oliver Ryan, 3, left, points Thanos' Infinity Gauntlet Glove at Deadpool, AAFES Sales Associate Shawn Hopper, during the Exchange's Marvel NERF event, Saturday. The event coincided with the opening of the movie Avengers: Endgame, which shattered global box office records with a stunning $1.4…

For the 20th year, since the opening of the Accotink Bay Wildlife Refuge Environmental Education Center, Fort Belvoir biologists helped children and families celebrate Earth Day, April 16. The day was marked with games, hands-on activities and some vital education about the wildlife found on…

The Fort Belvoir Veterinarian Center teamed up with the Fort Belvoir Fisher House to collect needed supplies for military families, April 19 at the inaugural event. 

Volunteers from Belvoir Spouses’ Club spent 700 hours wrapping gifts for donations at Springfield Town Center throughout December, to raise money for the scholarships. 

  The residents of The Villages at Belvoir’s Jadwin Loop received an unexpected surprise, thanks to a 7-year-old’s imagination and his mother’s will.Jennifer Fox, a military wife and mother to William and Kathleen Fox, contacted NERF after her son wanted to have a NERF war with all his frien…

It was still raining when North Post pool opened to a queue of waiting fishermen early Satur­day morning. TroutFest is a peren­nial favorite event on post, and for good reason. Anglers in this area have to drive out to the Appalachian Mountains to try to catch rainbow trout, but for one day,…

Music universally moves us - no matter the age or mental state - from pre-natal infancy to post-Alzheimer’s dementia, and music seems to connect with our brains. “It’s as if we are hard-wired for it,” said Joshua Schrader, CEO with Capital Music Therapy Services.

Wear Purple to Celebrate- FRIDAY the Fairfax County School Board invites military students and their families to attend the school board meeting at Luther Jackson Middle School at 7 p.m. to be honored and celebrated for Month of the Military Child.

Fort Belvoir Garrison Commander, Col. Michael Greenberg and Fairfax County Public Schools’ Superintendent, Dr. Scott Brabrand, visited Orange Hunt Elementary School to shoot a PSA in preparation for Month of the Military Child, Friday. The PSA highlights the importance of honoring and celebr…

About 50 kids participated in the finale of the Young Americans “Rise UP!” performance, which was the culmination of a three-day workshop, showcasing youth talents in the performance arts. The show, performed March 20 at Wallace Theater, started with high-energy medleys including classical o…

Have you been to the library? If not, you are missing out on a ton of free services for you and your family. 

“Not only for Primary but also for Upper, Not just for breakfast, but even for supper, Kids on Fort Belvoir were reading all day, And reading so much they forgot to go play!”