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Maj. Gen. Omar Jones, commanding general of Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region/Military District of Washington; and Col. Michael Greenberg, Fort Belvoir Garrison commander, met with residents to hear about privatized housing conditions and issues on Fort Belvoir, with much of t…

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Fairfax County and Prince William County Public Schools start the new school year Aug. 26, and that means a lot of Family preparation in the few days remaining, including vaccinations, wellness checks and transitioning back to early morning routines.

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It’s hard to believe summer is almost over and the time to send the kids back to school is once again upon us. Back-to-school time means it’s also time to think about safety. Here are a few safety tips to help keep you and your children safe all school year long. 

Fort Belvoir Garrison hosts a Quarterly Housing Town Hall at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Thurman Auditorium to update residents about the progress of safety and housing improvements since a May Town Hall and outline existing challenges and plans of action to ensure every home and barracks meets acc…

Getting to know your neighbors and surroundings creates a safer community. That is why Pullen Field was glistening with police lights and the sound of sirens, as Families stopped by Tuesday to visit Fort Belvoir responders during National Night Out. Fort Belvoir Police Chief Johnnie Kibler s…

While many Fort Belvoir children enjoyed summer mornings at the pool, dozens of students at Fort Belvoir Elementary School spent the last three weeks creating, failing and, finally, solving problems, according to Melvina Michie, Director of the Young Scholar’s Program. The program is designe…

Like communities throughout the country, Fort Belvoir’s Directorate of Emergency Services hosts a National Night Out event from 5-8 p.m., Tuesday, on Pullen Field. The annual National Night Out is an event intended to build relationships between police officers and the communities they work …

Residents in each of the Villages at Belvoir hosted their own yard or garage sale Saturday and Sunday, to either remove clutter from their homes or prepare for an upcoming move. The July yard sale weekend was hot, with the temperatures in the high 90s to 100s and pure sunshine. Temperatures …

During ceremonies at Woodlawn Village, July 18 The Michaels Organization Educational Foundation awarded $84,000 in college scholarships among 26 Fort Belvoir students. Each scholarship ranged from $1,000 to $10,000. 

The U.S. Army has provided care for children and youth since 1980, through the years growing into a nationally acclaimed model for quality childcare while supporting Soldier and Family readiness. Child and Youth Services, a program of the Installation Management Command’s G9 Family and Moral…

 Beginning July 12, all actively serving members of the armed forces with 16 or more years of service will no longer be able to transfer their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to their family members, as change one to DoD Instruction (DoDI)1341.13, Post-9/11 GI Bill, dated 12 July 2018, takes effe…

 AMC leaders looking to get the best, most effective, and most efficient programs for Soldiers and their Families

Dozens of Belvoir children and Fami ly members flocked to the Bowling Center, Saturday to compete in the Angry Birds bowling tournament. Participants even got to play alongside Col. Michael Greenberg, the Fort Belvoir Garrison Commander. 

The youngest members of the Belvoir community began MWR’s Summer Reading Program with an afternoon of film and fun, courtesy of the library’s “It’s Showtime” movie event. 

Juneteenth is the oldest known c e l e b r a t i o n c o m m e m o r a t i n g the end of slavery in the U.S. It’s a day of reflection and rejoicing with celebrations, guest speakers, picnics and family gatherings. 

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 …

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