Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen, surprised members of the Warrior Transition Battalion, at its holiday party, Saturday at the Belvoir Community Center.
A few months into his time here as Garrison commander, Col. Michael Greenberg met recently with Belvoir Eagle staff, to discuss his vision for Fort Belvoir and his priorities, looking to the future.
Col. James “Rich” Miller commanded the U.S. Army Nuclear Power Program when a vessel and crew under his authority were nearly lost at sea, near Cape Hatteras, while being towed from Panama to Fort Belvoir in January 1977.
Rats Cycles founder and owner, Matthew Rupert, emphasizes that his bike shop is all about the customer. The shop, on Belvoir’s 12th Street, offers a wide variety of services for cyclists, without the need to go off post.
Belvoir families and local community members celebrated the holidays with a tree lighting at Belvoir Chapel, followed by the new-this-year Santa’s Workshop in Specker Field House, Friday. Santa’s Workshop featured face-painting, family activities, bounce houses and Santa.
Fort Belvoir’s basketball teams kicked off the FY19 Commander’s Cup intramural hoops season with a series of defense-heavy, low-score matchups across the lineup, Dec. 4 at Wells Field House.
George Herbert Walker Bush has died at age 94. He was born June 12, 1924, in Milton, Mass. He graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass., on his 18th birthday in 1942 and immediately joined the Navy.
Pfc. Rashad Billingsly was shopping Black Friday at the Riverchase Galleria mall in Hoover, Ala., when he heard two distinct gunshots over the sound of the crowd.
U.S. Military Academy Cadets Amanda Roper, Robert Norwood, Peter Kim and Liam Furey participate in a recent cyber-policy case competition at New York University.
The speed limit on Pohick Road around the new delineators is 15 mph. Speeding is widespread on that road, and the excessive speeds are deteriorating the in-ground barriers’ integrity.
Community members, young and old, can enjoy Fort Belvoir’s annual tree-lighting, Dec. 7 at 5 p.m., at Belvoir Chapel, followed by family-friendly fun, games, food and a festive atmosphere at Santa’s Workshop at Specker Field House. Events there are new features this year.
The Army plans to issue a new, World War II-style uniform starting in the summer of 2020, as senior leaders look to sharpen Soldiers’ professional appearance and inspire others to join them.
Families and friends attend the annual Fort Belvoir Officers' Club Thanksgiving Brunch, Nov. 22. This annual tradition has continued for decades, and this year featured two sold-out seatings. — Photos by Paul Lara
Fort Belvoir police and fire personnel were honored at Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce’s 12th Annual Police & Firefighters Tribute, Friday at the Hilton Springfield.
The U.S. Army Audit Agency on Fort Belvoir coordinated and hosted a kickoff event for the Combined Federal Campaign, last week, with testimonials from beneficiaries; food trucks and a sense of community. CFC is a workplace-based, charitable giving program that benefits thousands of charities…
Members of INSCOM’s Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff, G-1, hosted a first-of-its-kind Human Resources Professionals Symposium for the U.S. Army Adjutant General’s Corps and HR community at Thurman Hall, Oct. 24.
The Office of the Chief Army Reserve recently put the finishing touches on a bed and breakfast … for the birds after getting a $4,000 Defense Department Legacy Grant from the National Environmental Education Foundation.
On the morning of Oct. 24, units from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, City of Alexandria Fire Department, and Fort Belvoir Fire and Emergency Services were dispatched for a reported house fire with one person trapped in the 7200 block of Beverly Park Drive in Springfield.
Fort Belvoir families engaged in science, technology, engineering and art and math activities Saturday, at Fort Belvoir Elementary Campus’ annual STEAM Family Day.
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.