Fort Belvoir Community Hospital welcomed a new hospital director, May 15 at Fort Belvoir’s Thurman Auditorium. During the change of authority ceremony, Navy Capt. Cynthia Judy, Nurse Corps, relieved Col. Rodney Gonzalez of hospital command. 

 Dozens of Fort Belvoir workers chose a clean, healthy and fun way to commute during Bike to Work Day, Friday. The Garrison Safety Office was on hand at Walker Gate with a pit stop for the morning riders, offering energy bars, water, and T-shirts for everyone who had registered. 

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. 

Fort Belvoir hosted the inaugural quarterly Housing Town Hall, Tuesday evening at Wallace Theater as mandated by Army leadership in February, to update residents on the status of improvements and hear feedback from residents.

For many, being away from home is a challenging, emotional time. Scrolling through social media posts about family celebrations or friends gathering back home may intensify negative feelings, especially for those struggling with depression, loss, or loneliness. 

Bicycling, instead of driving a car, has many benefits for your health and for the environment. Beyond the environmental impact, bicycling also offers health benefits. However, for people just starting out, there are things they should know to ride safely and smart.

 Friday is “Military Spouse Appreciation Day.” To show our appreciation for Military Spouses, the Eagle is featuring stories from three spouses who live on Fort Belvoir. 

The German Army Band “Kassel” performs at the Fort Belvoir Amphitheater, May 29, beginning at 7 p.m. This concert is free and open to those with access to Fort Belvoir. 

Spring is in the air! If you’re looking for ways to get outdoors, here are some tips to get your spring off to a great start!

 Ta s h a Ve n t e r s , l e a d sexual assault response coordinator for Fort Belvoir, was named IMCOM SARC of the Year for her achievements in maintaining quality services, resources and assistance for victims. The recognition also noted the ample training opportunities Venters provides for…

As part of its outreach program, and to wrap up Alcohol Awareness Month, representatives from Fort Belvoir’s Army Substance Abuse Program met Exchange patrons, to reinforce their messages and increase program awareness. 

The National Museum of the United States Army marked another important step towards completion with the recent installations of a WWI Model B Liberty Truck and WWII 40 mm Bofors Anti-aircraft Gun. The Museum, which is being constructed at Fort Belvoir, Va., will open to the public in 2020.

Heath Phillips aspired to join the military at age 16 after dropping out of school to get his GED. His parents were no longer together, and he said he felt like a burden to his mother, so he enlisted in the Navy on his 17th birthday. 

 Share your passion with youth, while earning extra cash, as a Fort Belvoir Child and Youth Services instructor teaching specialized classes offered to children and youth on post. Examples of the variety of opportunities there are for instructors include piano, guitar, dance, educational wor…

 Relentless is the word Hamish Brewer, a self-described tattooed skateboarding principal, uses to describe the legacy he wishes to leave behind. When he spoke to attendees of Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention and Fire and Emergence Services leadership training, April 18, at t…

Customers filled Army Community Service, April 16, during its first ACS After Dark. Intended to reach people who work or have child-care issues during the workday, ACS opened its doors for a variety of workshops, information and resources. 

For the 20th year, since the opening of the Accotink Bay Wildlife Refuge Environmental Education Center, Fort Belvoir biologists helped children and families celebrate Earth Day, April 16. The day was marked with games, hands-on activities and some vital education about the wildlife found on…

Volunteers from Belvoir Spouses’ Club spent 700 hours wrapping gifts for donations at Springfield Town Center throughout December, to raise money for the scholarships. 

  The residents of The Villages at Belvoir’s Jadwin Loop received an unexpected surprise, thanks to a 7-year-old’s imagination and his mother’s will.Jennifer Fox, a military wife and mother to William and Kathleen Fox, contacted NERF after her son wanted to have a NERF war with all his frien…

Did you know? Last year alone, nearly 30 residents at The Villages at Belvoir received scholarship grants through the Foundation to help make their education dreams come true.

Fort Belvoir has long recognized the need for Soldiers and families going on vacation or TDY to have somewhere they could leave their pets. After more than five years of planning, construction will soon begin on the 5,100-square-foot Pet Care Center, with operation beginning as soon as February.

It's official! Fort Belvoir Public Affairs is pleased to announce the launch of the new Fort Belvoir website! Fort Belvoir moved in to its new digital home in March as part of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command's Enterprise Website initiative to standardize garrison websites.

The thought of Earth Day brings to mind images of community members planting trees and children learning about the importance and value of the natural world. While this might be true today, few Americans realize that the first Earth Day was a much more dramatic national event. In the midst o…

Nearly 100 volunteers gathered on Sunday morning for the annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup. The group was a mix of young and old; veteran conservationists and outdoor lovers, as well as children from Cub Scout Packs 118 and 1076, and Girl Scout Troop 996.

Last year, Army Emergency Relief at Fort Belvoir provided more than $500,000 in loans and grants to Soldiers, units, retirees and family members and received $196,000 in donations.

A Marine Corps detachment based at Fort Belvoir, rolled and cased its colors at a deactivation ceremony, March 26 at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s campus in Springfield.

On March 19, a semi-truck full of Keurig Dr. Pepper coffee K-Cups were delivered to the chaplains at Army Cyber Command Headquarters by Holy Joe’s Café.

Noncommissioned officers from organizations across Fort Belvoir participated in a discussion of leadership and career growth during a professional development session with retired Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston, hosted by Army Cyber Command, March 20.

The Fort Belvoir Command Team hosted the initial Housing Focus group meeting with residents from the 15 Villages at Belvoir housing communities.

An experienced Army Cyber Command chef has earned gold — again — in the Army’s annual culinary showcase.

About 50 kids participated in the finale of the Young Americans “Rise UP!” performance, which was the culmination of a three-day workshop, showcasing youth talents in the performance arts. The show, performed March 20 at Wallace Theater, started with high-energy medleys including classical o…

Sen. Mark Warner, Sen. Tim Kaine and Secretary of the Army Mark Esper visited Fort Belvoir, March 14, to meet with military families about housing conditions on post, and Army and garrison leaders’ plans to address and fix the issues.

It is our obligation to take care of our people — our Soldiers, families and civilian employees. If you have a housing issue that is not being resolved, we encourage you to elevate your concerns to Army leadership through the following levels of escalation.