Col. Michael Greenberg, Belvoir Garrison commander, and some staff surveyed Belvoir and the surrounding region, via helicopter, Tuesday.
The Virginia National Guard had two medium tactical vehicles and four Soldiers providing high water transport capabilities, Friday, in Danville, Va., after heavy rains caused widespread flooding in the area. A VNG aviation crew of four Soldiers and a team of three Chesterfield County Fire an…
Brad Page was 17 years old when a football accident paralyzed him, just before he was expected to continue his football career at college.
With elections around the corner, Belvoir’s voting officer can help everyone, no matter where they’re from, to ensure they are properly registered as a voter and know how to vote.
In 2011, Arlington National Cemetery, ANC, approached the Army Corps of Engineers Army Geospatial Center for help in identifying ways to collect, manage and create work flows for cemetery terrain data.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has declared this week Pollution Prevention Week. The best way to protect the Earth and its people is to stop creating pollution in the first place. This idea became America’s official policy in 1990 with the federal Pollution Prevention Act’s stateme…
Soldiers continue to help evacuate residents in flood-ravaged communities along North Carolina’s coastal plains, days after Hurricane Florence made landfall.
First Sgt. Lanestra Jackson, left, receives the guidon from Capt. Naquita Haynes as she assumes responsibility at Headquarters Battalion’s Headquarters & Headquarters Company, during ceremonies in Woodlawn Chapel, Sept. 13. Jackson replaced 1st Sgt. Cornelio Elias.
A burst of “shots” ripped through the quiet corridor to echo on the terrazzo floor of Belvoir’s McNamara Headquarters Complex on the north end of the post. A smell like that of several lit matches wafted from the blanks fired by the DLA police officer.
On the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11, Belvoir Chapel will open its doors for people to privately reflect and remember; and to gather as a group to honor those lost on that day in 2001.
Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, commander, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, toured the new headquarters and warehouse facility for the U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force, REF, during a recent visit to Fort Belvoir. This was Townsend’s first visit to the REF, which is the Army’s quick-reaction…
Fort Belvoir Garrison, in conjunction with DLA and the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, conduct a force-protection exercise involving active shooter and mass casualty scenarios, Thursday.
Stephen Brooks has been Fort Belvoir’s deputy to the garrison commander since 2009 and is retiring at the end of August. Over his years working on the installation, he has seen many changes and said he is glad to be part of seeing those changes.
California National Guardsmen are expected to remain busy this year, as part of ongoing firefighting efforts in a state that is battling the largest wildfire in its history.
Deployed Service members may have to ditch their fitness trackers in response to a new memo from Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan prohibiting the use of GPS functions in deployed locations.
On Aug. 9, Command Sgt. Maj. Faith A.R. Alexander relinquished responsibility of the 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power) to Command Sgt. Maj. Moise “Moses” Danjoint.
Not every Boy Scout becomes an Eagle Scout, but five from Fort Belvoir’s Troop 118 managed to achieve the rank. Ross Hutcheson, Brandon Baumgartner, Jon Kimminau, Carl Cutting and Andrew McElwain officially earned the rank of Eagle Scout, Sunday, in a ceremony at the Fort Belvoir Golf Course…
For two and a half weeks in July, Product Manager, Electro Optic/Infrared Payloads continued its office’s ongoing community service effort, with a volunteer School Supply Drive, to support the American Legion Post 364 in Woodbridge, Va. Lt. Col. Kecia M. Troy, the Product Manager for EO/IR, …
Product Manager Air Warrior, PdM AW, conducted a change-of-charter ceremony last month, when Lt. Col. Bryan Bogardus took over from Lt. Col. John “Jay” Maher. PdM AW is part of Program Executive Office Soldier’s Project Manager Soldier Warrior.
Fort Belvoir’s Garrison commander, Lt. Col. Christopher Tomlinson, relinquished command to Col. Michael Greenberg, Aug. 2, in a ceremony in Belvoir’s Thurman Hall.
In a ceremony this morning at 10, in Thurman Auditorium, Lt. Col. Christopher Tomlinson, who’s been Fort Belvoir Garrison commander since November, relinquishes command to Col. Michael Greenberg.
The U.S. Army Aviation Brigade held a joint Change of Command and Change of Responsibility ceremony July 25, at Davison Army Airfield. Col. Prescott Farris relinquished command to Col. Mark Kappelmann and Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen McCabe relinquished his responsibilities to Command Sgt. Maj.…
MWR’s Army Community Service celebrated its birthday at its newest location, in Building 1263 on 6th Street, across from the Intrepid Spirit Center.
Through a long-standing, mutual-aid agreement with host-county emergency services, personnel and equipment from Fort Belvoir Fire and Emergency Services helped extinguish a house fire late Sunday night in Lorton.
Dwight Hannah, a supply specialist with the Army Aviation Brigade, was awarded the Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher Distinguished Civilian Humanitarian Service Award July 24, at the Lakota Hangar on Army Davison Airfield for his life-saving efforts.
Reflecting on their tenure, two departing product managers within Project Manager Soldier Sensors and Lasers credit teamwork as the key to their organizations’ success. They relinquished their charters during two changes-of-charter ceremonies, June 22.
Col. John T. Litz became the 68th commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, during a military change of command ceremony, Friday. He assumed leadership from Col. Edward P. Chamberlayne who had commanded Baltimore District since July 2015.
Fort Belvoir Soldiers participated in the swim portion of the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency, a grueling competition where competitors have to show their physical mettle.
Fort Belvoir Fire and Emergency Services hosted the Virginia First Responder Support Services 2-day training last weekend. Twenty-three first responders from Belvoir, Fort Myer, Fairfax and Chesterfield counties and other surrounding jurisdictions, attended.
Lt. Col. John Litchfield relinquished command of the Warrior Transition Battalion to Lt. Col. Joseph Messina, June 21 at the Defense Acquisition University’s Scott Hall.
Fort Belvoir celebrated the Army’s 243rd birthday June 14, with a presentation in front of Garrison Headquarters. In addition to June 14 being the Army Birthday, it’s also Flag Day.
In a ceremonial display of multi-service military traditions witnessed by a standing-room only audience, the leadership, authority, and responsibility of Fort Belvoir Community Hospital was relinquished by outgoing director, Army Col. Jason Weiman, and transferred to incoming director, Navy …
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognizes federal facilities for conserving resources and saving taxpayers’ money, as part of its Federal Green Challenge. Efforts across the federal government have resulted in about $22 million in savings in the last year, and furthers the goals of…
Smoke rose into the sky at Davison Army Airfield Thursday, as firefighters from Fort Belvoir and Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall practiced the fundamentals of suppressing aircraft fires.
Members of the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, Army senior leaders and distinguished guests, including representatives from partner nations, gathered for a change of command ceremony at the Fort Belvoir Community Center, Monday.
Brig. Gen. Telita Crosland assumed command of Regional Health Command-Atlantic during a ceremony hosted by Lt. Gen. Nadja Y. West, Army Surgeon General, on Fort Belvoir Tuesday.
Students came to class, Monday at the USO Warrior and Family Center on Belvoir and also turned a key transition point, as the dozen-plus students completed the course for Certified Information System Security Professional, or CISSP. The program is for active-duty Service members interested i…
Fort Belvoir observed Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage May 16, at the Community Center. The audience was treated to performances by the Toa O Samoa Dance Group, and were invited to participate in cultural celebrations.