19 hrs ago
Delegate Anderson on Mend After Eye Surgery
The Prince William County elected leader underwent the surgery shortly after Thanksgiving after, he suffered a detached retina in his right eye.
23 hrs ago
Federal workforce in Arlington fell 10 percent in last year
While it remains Arlington County's top employer by a wide margin, the number of federal employees declined 10.5 percent last year, from 34,064 in 2012 to 30,485 in 2013, according to the county's recently released Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
New Army first aid kit includes eye protection, strap cutter
The Army is now issuing to Soldiers the more robust, more streamlined "Individual First Aid Kit II" as replacement for the older kit which was built inside an ammunition pouch for a Squad Automatic Weapon.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Fort Belvoir Fatality, 'Goat Vote,' Airport Shuttle Driver Charged and a Leg Lamp Light Display
"A Christmas Story" turns 30 this year and there are few things from the 1980s that say Christmas like the "fragilA©" display of a lamp in the shape of a woman's leg with a frilly lampshade on top.
Man, 69, Dies After Car Accident in Fort Belvoir
A 69-year-old man died as the result of injuries he got in a car accident in Fort Belvoir last month, the Fairfax County Police Department announced Tuesday.
FCPD Santa Ride Canceled Due to Weather
The 27th annual Santa Ride has been canceled due to anticipated inclement weather on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Patch file photo.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Potomac Yard Metro, Wounded Warrior Artwork and 'A Christmas Carol'
Potomac Yard Metro station - Alexandria City Council will hold a work session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 at City Hall concerning efforts to build an infill Metrorail station at Potomac Yard.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Fort Wainwright has new commander
The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that Zemp is new to Alaska and this will be his first time serving as a garrison commander.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Leidos Awarded $19 Million Contract By U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command
Leidos , a national security, health and engineering solutions company, announced it was awarded a task order by the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command to provide intelligence analysis support.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Daily News Leader
Barbara G. Hanst
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth F. Hanst Jr. and her sister, Helen Louise Gnau Duffie.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Bald Eagles Thrive at Quantico
The bald eagle was chosen as the United States' emblem, a symbol of strength, majesty and freedom, in 1787, but its relationship with the American people was uneasy for almost another 200 years, until its population dwindled to the point that a bald eagle sighting became a rare treat.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The Washington Post
Kingstowne is a vast planned community with hyperlocal traditions
Communities within Kingstowne develop their own traditions. For instance, Nottingham, where Sawyer lives, is active in a crime-prevention event called National Night Out, she says.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
3 ways to bring the holidays to deployed troops
Here are some ways you can help bring a bit of comfort and cheer to members of the military serving abroad.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Providing Yellow Bus Service to Military School a 'Challenging Responsibility' for Virginia ...
"The staff is entirely FCPS staff, not military. Maintenance is handled by FCPS and post home-to-school transportation is FCPS," said Farbry, who added that this arrangement has been in place for the 30 years she has worked at the school district.
Golfing too much? How is that possible?
Maybe I should think about running for president of the United States. Based on the current incumbent, I would be able to play more golf than my current work schedule permits.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Site started to support Soldier innovation
FORT BELVOIR, Va. — Do you have an idea for a Soldier-focused tactical solution? The U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force recently launched ArmyCoCreate.com, a website for Soldiers to identify tactical challenges and collaborate to design solutions.