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.

Maj. Gen. John M. Rhodes took command of the Fort Belvoir-based 29th Infantry Division from Maj. Gen. John M. Epperly Oct. 3, 2020, at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Lt. Gen. Jon A. Jensen, Director of the Army National Guard, presided over the change of command ceremony and the exchange of organiz…

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Military members and their families needing passports and visas will see few changes at the Fort Belvoir, Virginia, passport office, despite an administrative move Oct. 1.

Fairfax County Public Schools Superintendent Scott S. Brabrand presented a plan to the Fairfax County School Board to begin in-person instruction in a phased plan for small groups—or cohorts—of students who are likely to experience the greatest challenges with distance learning. The cohorts …

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This month, the Villages at Belvoir is scheduled to break ground on 52 new homes across three neighborhoods for Service Members and their families. The new housing includes 41 townhomes in Dogue Creek Village, six townhomes in Cedar Grove Village, and five (American with Disabilities Act) ac…

Since its opening on Fort Belvoir July 17, Patriot Pet Care has already established a reputation among the pooches on post as the spot to relax and play. Maybe it is because of the enthusiasm and joy that the staff shares with each pet that comes in the door.

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To ensure DoD ID card offices maintain continuity of operations and minimize the number of nonessential required visits, the Department of Defense has extended Uniformed Services ID cards (dependent and retiree ID cards) until June 30, 2021. We have been informed USID cardholders can use exp…

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As part of the Operation Warp Speed (OWS) goal to deliver safe and effective vaccines and therapeutics by January 2021, five DoD locations have been identified to participate in the Phase III trial evaluating the vaccine candidate AZD1222 under development by AstraZeneca.

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Fort Belvoir Community Hospital is consolidating more than a dozen health services under the umbrella of an Armed Forces Wellness Center, according to Col. Vanessa Meyer, chief, Occupational Therapy.

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September has arrived and it’s time to recognize National Preparedness Month (NPM). As our nation continues to respond to COVID-19, there is no better time to be involved.

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To support families whoare working with their children during virtual learning, Fairfax County Public Schools launched a new Parent Technology Help Desk. 

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Military life is hectic enough, and for parents, can be even more challenging with changing schools and adjusting to not a new school but also a new virtual school year — new technology, digital classrooms, new teachers, academic requirements and regulations.

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The latest updates to the recently launched Digital Garrison mobile app, now include local commissary information and a link to Click2Go, the Defense Commissary Agency’s online grocery ordering portal and curbside pickup service.

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With more than 50 installation services, and more than 230 service support programs on Belvoir, the garrison command team relies on a small office of professionals to receive input, determine priorities, gauge efficiency of operations, and create continuous improvements in those operations. …

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The Virginia Department of Health encourages all Virginians to respond and engage with legitimate contact-tracing calls and emails while remaining vigilant against scams. The caller ID will read “VDH COVID Team.”

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To help lead the way in the fight against COVID-19, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has launched COVIDWISE, the official COVID-19 exposure notification mobile app.

As families prepare for the beginning of a virtual school semester, a big part of that preparation is visiting with a pediatrician to get a health assessment and ensure that vaccinations are up to date, according to Lt. Col. Shaprina Williams, doctor, chief, Department of Pediatrics at Fort …

Fort Belvoir Community Hospital personnel received notification from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine that they achieved formal accreditation for all types of sleep testing, including polysomnography; multiple, sleep-latency testing; maintaining wakefulness testing; and home, sleep-apn…

As he assumed command of U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir, Col. Joshua SeGraves quoted Vince Lombardi, who once said, “The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.” SeGraves said it became clear to him …

Col. Michael Greenberg hands over his position as Fort Belvoir Garrison commander at a change-of-command, Tuesday. Ahead of his departure, Greenberg spoke about his time here.