A little known, little used program may be a ticket to a healthier you. And, Uncle Sam will pay civilian employees for working out, up to three hours a week, for six months.
Hundreds of community members showed their dedication to staying active and fit in 2020 by attending the annual MWR Health and Fitness Expo, Jan. 16 at Specker Field House.
The Belvoir Barracudas, despite unleashing a second-period offensive rally that nearly tipped the scales in the home-team’s favor, fell to the Burke Warriors, 64-43, in an intense Fairfax County Youth Basketball League 8th Grade Boy’s Division-1 showdown, Saturday at Wells Field House.
The Fort Belvoir Eagles men’s squad and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling treated spectators to a high-intensity showcase of defensive determination, when the teams squared off in a midseason Washington Area Military Athletic Conference basketball matchup, Sunday at Graves Fitness Center. So tigh…
Coast Guard Auxiliary volunteers help the Coast Guard perform many of its duties. For example, they stand radio-communications watches at Coast Guard Stations around the country.
Fort Belvoir’s Child and Youth Services ushered in the 2019-20 House basketball season with a skills evaluation clinic, Dec. 14 at Specker Field House. More than 100 young athletes, ages 5-15, showcased their abilities for coaches, who are forming teams and establishing this year’s game schedule.
The Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 25-08 in Mount Vernon has released it’s 2020 Boating Safety Class schedule. Jack Crawford, flotilla commander, said, with days getting longer, now is the time to prepare for the new boating season.
Fort Belvoir Visitor Processing Operations Center, a relative newcomer to the post’s intramural sports league, brought every asset in its offensive arsenal to best Aerospace Data Facility-East, 55-41, Dec. 5 at Wells Field House.
Reigning Commander’s Cup champion, Defense Logistics Agency, gave spectators a high-intensity exhibition of the unit cohesion and athletic grit that keeps the unit at the top of the rankings across intramural sports, when the team overwhelmed 12th Aviation Battalion, 75-47 in an early season…
On Oct. 1, the Amateur Athletic Union named Belvoir’s Sonic Boom Track Club to its Top 100 collection of outstanding teams, in recognition of its volunteers who work throughout the organization’s seasons to support the program. Sonic Boom’s volunteers ensure its more than 100 member-athletes…
The 12th Aviation Battalion got its FY20 intramural basketball campaign off to a promising start, when the squad prevailed over Office of the Chief Army Reserve, 46-28, in an intense season opener, Dec. 3 at Wells Field House.
After taking a bye for the third week of the 2019-20 WAMAC men’s basketball schedule, the Belvoir Eagles returned to Wells Field House to square off against Dover Air Force Base hoping to even up the score after falling to the Airmen in the first round of the 2019 Vets Day Tournament, Nov. 9.
Military and civilian members of U.S. Army Cyber Command and their families came together for a comprehensive Soldier and family fitness team-building event at Fort Belvoir’s Wells Field House on Nov. 21.
For the fourth time in many years, Team Enlisted claimed the annual 1st Information Operations Command Turkey Bowl flag football championship title—this time, booking a dominating 40-2 victory over Team Officers, Nov. 27 at Pullen Field.
Many Soldiers in today’s Army are also accomplished athletes, applying the same dedication to their respective sports as they do mission fulfillment. A Fort Belvoir Community Hospital security officer is one such Service member who has taken her particular sport to the most elite levels.
Saturday’s below-freezing morning temperatures did little to chill the enthusiasm of droves of Belvoir golfers who took to the fairways and greens of the Fort Belvoir Woodlawn Course to compete in the 2019 Turkey Shoot Tournament, Saturday.
Despite unseasonably cold temperatures and brisk winds, hundreds of runners converged on South Post to compete in the installation’s 11th annual Turkey Trot 5K/10K race, Saturday, near Pullen Field.
With the calorie-rich holidays fast approaching, many of us are, once again, turning our thoughts to staying fit and keeping our weight-gain in check amid countless opportunities to overindulge. Fortunately, Belvoir’s fitness team has several programs to allow us to get through the forthcomi…
In March 2013, a group of military spouses on Fort Belvoir formed a running club tailor-made for parents, and the program has grown exponentially in membership and popularity.
Hundreds of athletes and spectators representing eight military installations across the Mid-Atlantic region converged on Belvoir’s Wells Field House and Graves Fitness Center, Saturday and Sunday to compete in the 2019 Veterans Day Invitational Basketball tournament.
The two teams representing Brazil in the annual Child and Youth Services U10 division (ages 8-9) and U13 division (ages 11-13) soccer championship title games, kept offensive momentum at full steam, to emerge victorious over Team Spain and Team USA, respectively, Saturday on Long Parade Field.
Youth athletes participating in Belvoir’s Child and Youth Services Flag Football Program brought this year’s season to a close, with dynamic matchups across the age divisions, Saturday at Pullen Field.
Hundreds of youth athletes from across the metro area, including Fort Belvoir Little Leaguers, got a unique chance to train and develop their athletic skills with some very special coaches and trainers, Saturday, when Major League Baseball representatives and other sports figures visited Bel…
Reigning Commander’s Cup champion Defense Logistics Agency kicked off its FY20 title campaign in promising style when the squad downed the U.S. Coast Guard Telecommunications and Information Systems Command, 24-20 in an intense intramural flag football championship final, Oct. 28 at North Po…
The Ladies Golf Association of Fort Belvoir hosted its final monthly Ace Day tournament of the 2019 season, and the Beat the Champion competition, Oct. 22 on the Golf Club’s Gunston Course.
More than 900 military personnel and community members supported Breast Cancer Awareness Month by competing in Fort Belvoir Community Hospital’s annual 5K run/walk, Saturday at the main hospital campus.
Amid ideal fall weather conditions, bicyclists from across Northern Virginia took in Fort Belvoir’s local color as they passed through the installation during the annual Tour de Mount Vernon ride, Saturday.
Three running teams representing Fort Belvoir turned in outstanding results amid a field of 35,000 runners, at the Army Ten-Miler, Oct. 13 in Washington.
Youth athletes competing in Fort Belvoir’s fall-season Little League Baseball program took to the diamond in style wearing official Washington Nationals jerseys provided by the National League franchise as part of the Team Up initiative. The jerseys are extra special as the Nats head to thei…
U.S. Coast Guard Telecommunications and Information Systems Command (7-1) brought to bear every offensive asset in its arsenal to narrowly defeat the 6-2 249th Engineer Battalion 34-28 in a late-season intramural flag football showdown, Oct. 10 at Graves Field.
The Ladies Golf Association of Fort Belvoir hosted its weekly tournament, Oct. 8 on the Golf Club’s Gunston Course. For this competition, players earned 5 points for landing the ball on the fairway with the tee shot, or hitting a par 3 green with the tee shot plus 3 points for hitting the gr…
During Fort Belvoir MWR’s annual Oktoberfest, community members got a chance to push their endurance to the limit in a unique physical fitness event designed to present athletes with the ultimate challenge.
Defense Logistics Agency was awarded the FY19 Commander’s Cup trophy, Sept. 27 by Lt. Col. Andrew Wilbraham, Fort Belvoir Headquarters Battalion commander, for yet another season of outstanding performances across the spectrum of intramural sports.
More than 28,000 Fort Belvoir and surrounding community residents visited the four-day event at Fremont Field, the largest public event on Fort Belvoir. Inside colorful tents, fest-goers enjoyed food and beverages while listening to music and watching traditional German folk dances. Outside,…
The U.S. Army Legal Services Agency, a unit that fields some of the fastest runners in Belvoir’s Commander’s Cup intramurals program, claimed victory in the season-closing cross-country run, Sept. 27 at the Fort Belvoir Golf Club, downing the 249th Engineer Battalion in overall times.
Every year, some 35,000 athletes from all over the world converge on the nation’s capital to compete in the Army Ten-Miler, one of the nation’s largest races.