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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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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…

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…

Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued its first set of public recommendations for people fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and the Belvoir Hospital Chief of the Infectious Diseases, Lt. Cmdr. Derek Larson, said he’s encouraged that the CDC seems to be balancing the n…

Col. Jeremiah Stubbs had the benefit of attending training for his current role as Public Health Emergency Office in March, 2020 at the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, in San Antonio, just as it was becoming evident that the novel virus that surfaced in China had spread to Europe, an…

After a DoD-wide search, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir decided on a candidate already under its roof: Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Good was promoted to Fire Chief, Fire & Emergency Services division, Friday, according to Frank Hentschel, the director of Emergency Services, in a release on F…

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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III issued guidance Friday in a memo to senior Pentagon leadership stressing that “We must defeat the coronavirus disease … and defend the force against COVID-19 while protecting our Nation,” with guidance that rescinds an April 2020 memorandum.

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Lt. Gen. Douglas M. Gabram, commander of Installation Management Command, visited Fort Belvoir to engage leaders and Garrison professionals about Army priorities and lessons learned operating in a COVID environment.

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The light at the end of the tunnel grows a little brighter, as Fort Belvoir Community Hospital’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic, at the Fort Belvoir Community Center, has begun vaccinations for TRICARE patients 75 years and older, according to Cmdr. Gabrielle Crane, chief of Ambulatory Nursing.

Units from Fort Belvoir Fire and Emergency Services were dispatched in support of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, Feb. 3, for an explosion and fire in the 8500 block of Hooes Road in Springfield.

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Fort Belvoir Community Hospital moved its COVID vaccination clinic across the street to the Community Center last week, to provide a better, more centralized location, according to Navy Lt. Antoinette Mantz, the Officer in Charge of the program.

Col. Joshua SeGraves, Fort Belvoir Garrison commander, and Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Greg Kleinholz updated residents on housing, from an upcoming inspection of all privatized housing, to an extended deadline on the housing survey, during a virtual town hall Jan. 21.

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Just five days after the Capitol was invaded by a mob, temporarily halting certification of state Electors, several units from Fort Belvoir were on the scene for the rehearsal of inauguration ceremonies. With steel fencing expanding the perimeter, and 25,000 National Guard troops on patrol, …

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“I promised on the campaign trail that we would re-launch Joining Forces on day one,” said Dr. Jill Biden, First Lady of the United States, during a transition team announcement Jan. 14.

As part of Operation Warp Speed’s mission to develop and distribute COVID-19 vaccine, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution began shipping Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Defense Department employees outside the continental U.S., the deployed U.S. Navy Fleet and a limited number of locations wit…

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Bryan Gossage, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, visited Fort Belvoir Friday to discuss housing with leadership, RCI partners and some residents. Gossage, who is the principal deputy advisor to the Secretary of the Army and Chief of S…

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The Virginia National Guard has approximately 1,000 personnel on the ground in Washington D.C. as of Saturday, and additional personnel will join in the coming days to assist civilian law enforcement with security operations. The VNG plans to provide about 2,000 personnel total to join a for…

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All privatized military family housing on Fort Belvoir will be part of an Army pilot project for third-party inspections this year, according to Ms. Carla Coulson, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Housing and Partnerships.

More than 18 months of validation and assessment reached a positive outcome Tuesday, as Fort Belvoir Fire and Emergency Services became the 8th Army fire department to ever gain a prestigious accreditation by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International.

Over the past seven months, the Army Materiel Command enterprise has supported Operation Warp Speed in standing up clinical trial facilities, contracting, transporting supplies and lending personnel and expertise.

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Col. Joshua SeGraves, garrison commander, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory Kleinholz light the holiday tree, with assistance from Santa, in front of Belvoir Chapel, Tuesday. SeGraves said we will celebrate the holidays, but just maybe a little different from years past, and thanked Fort B…

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Fort Belvoir’s outstanding Police and Firefighters were recognized at the 13th Annual Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce tribute, Nov. 20, at the Belle Haven Country Club in Alexandria.

On Nov. 21, the Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization, or EUA, for casirivimab and imdevimab. Administered together, intravenously, this drug “cocktail” has been shown in trials to reduce hospitalization or emergency room visits in patients who have contracted COVID-19.

As we approach one of the most social, familial holidays of the year, the Centers for Disease Control is urging everyone to limit in-person contact for Thanksgiving, posting a stark warning of uncontrolled infectious spread on its website.

While the reality of a COVID-19 vaccine inches closer, the team at Operation Warp Speed is refining its plan to deliver doses across the country.

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Janie Bauer, president of the Belvoir Garden Club, center, leads Garden Club members in singing God Bless America after they place Veterans Day wreaths at the Blue Star Highway Memorial outside of Lieber Gate, Nov. 11. They paid tribute to veterans and service members during a socially dista…

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The commanding general of Army Materiel Command said it’s time that housing issues reflect the Army directive of people first. “If we are going to say people are the number one priority, we have to demonstrate that,” said Gen. Edward Daly, after a series of Monday morning meetings with priva…

If you get pulled over by a Fort Belvoir Police patrol unit some afternoon, there is a chance you will get to meet the installation’s new police chief. Anthony Jackson was a Military Policeman on Belvoir from 2011 to 2013, and returned late last month as the new chief. Jackson said it’s impo…

Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory Kleinholz assumed responsibility of the care of Soldiers and civilians of the garrison, during Friday ceremonies in Thurman Auditorium. The event was witnessed by friends, family, the Army Provost Marshal and a contingent of Fort Belvoir military police.

Thick, white smoke was rising from Davison Army Airfield last week as Fort Belvoir Fire and Emergency Services trucks came rolling up. With focus and precision, each firefighter had a job to do: lay out hoses; throw ladders for reaching the second floor, and forcing their way into the building.

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.