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.
True to historic form, Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s male and female swimmers turned in excellent performances across the spectrum of events to best 1st Capabilities Integration Group by more than 400 combined points, Sept. 19 at Benyaurd Indoor Pool.
A Belvoir Soldier has found a way to combine military service with top-level athleticism, as a dedicated competitor in a sport often overlooked in the mainstream media.
With a new Washington Area Military Athletics Conference basketball season around the corner, Belvoir athletes will get a chance to showcase their skills and aim at securing slots on the installation’s elite Eagles team rosters, during official tryouts, from Monday to Oct. 10 at Wells Field House.
Fort Belvoir’s Army Community Service and Family Advocacy Program teamed up with the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program to host a unique sporting event, Oct. 12 at Pullen Field—the second event of its kind on post.
Reigning Commander’s Cup champion, Defense Logistics Agency, and FY19 intramural softball champion, 911th Technical Rescue Engineer Company, squared off in an intense flag football season opener that needed two overtime periods to finally decide the outcome, Sept. 10 at Graves Field.
More than 100 Belvoir Soldiers and civilians gathered Sept. 6 at the Graves Fitness Track and MWR Resilience Obstacle Course to compete in the 2019 #BeThere Resilience Team Challenge—a physical fitness event that promoted endurance, determination and the commitment to stand together to preve…
Opening day of the 2019 Fort Belvoir fall Little League season got off to unique and exciting start Saturday when the teams took to the diamond wearing official Washington Nationals jerseys—a special gift from the National League franchise that was part of the Team UP initiative.
To promote resilience and inspire the Army community to take on life’s obstacles, hurdles and disappointments as a team, Belvoir MWR hosts the #BeThere Resilience Team Challenge, a physical fitness event that pushes endurance, determination and will to the limits, Friday, starting at 6 a.m. …
A six-lady golf team representing Fort Belvoir’s Ladies’ Golf Association recently participated in the 73rd Virginia State Golf Association Women’s Team Matches held at Williamsburg Golf Club in Williamsburg, Va.
To raise awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault and increase knowledge of its effects and prevention, the Fort Belvoir Family Advocacy Program and Army Community Services will, once again, host the 2019 Powder Puff Flag Football game, Sept. 12, starting at 7 p.m. at Pullen Field.
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital will again support breast cancer awareness and research by hosting its 7th annual 5K run/walk, Oct. 19 on the main hospital campus. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends with a FBCH presentation.
There’s nothing more relaxing than enjoying a lazy Saturday on the water after a hectic week. But, did you know the U.S. Coast Guard’s most recent compilation of recreational boating casualty data, from 2017, counted 4,291 incidents that resulted in 658 deaths, 2,629 injuries and approximate…
Nearly 30 of Fort Belvoir’s youth community wrapped up the 2019 Child and Youth Services summer sports camp season, including training in football, cheerleading, basketball, soccer and golf; with a week-long tennis clinic, Aug. 12-16 at the Graves Fitness Center Courts.
Defense Logistics Agency is poised to clinch the FY19 Commander’s Cup after its athletes dominated the fairways and greens of the Golf Club’s Gunston Course, Aug. 15 to win the intramural golf championship title.
The Ladies Golf Association of Fort Belvoir hosted its annual Memorial Tournament to recognize and honor the group’s past members, Aug. 13 at the Golf Club. Competition followed a four-person team format with two-person best-ball scoring.
Amid ideal weather and course conditions, more than 50 golfers—including Ladies Golf Association of Fort Belvoir and Men’s Club members, and several wounded Service members—took to the fairways and greens of the Golf Club’s Gunston Course to compete in the second annual LGAFB Wounded Warrior…
Defense Logistics Agency once again showcased its athletic consistency and undeniable determination to claim the coveted Commander’s Cup, when the top-ranked unit won the FY19 intramural bowling championship title for the third straight year, Aug. 8 at the Bowling Center. DLA powered past Ce…