Fort Belvoir's Defense Logistics Agency Launches DoD Healthy Base Initiative
The Defense Logistic Agency at Fort Belvoir kicked off its year-long Healthy Base Initiative, a demonstration project designed to improve the health of federal employees and soldiers working at Government installations.
Pedaling Away: Bike to Work Day in Alexandria
Alexandria hosted three pit stops Friday as part of the region's Bike to Work Day , giving commuters a chance to pick up free food and coffee, enjoy live music, receive free bike tune-ups and enter prize giveaways on their way to work.
Thu May 16, 2013
JBLM's wartime growth was fifth fastest across entire military, new GAO report shows
A new report from the Government Accountability Office shows that the number of civilian and military employees at Joint Base Lewis-McChord increased by almost 64 percent since 2006, a pace that marked the fourth-fastest clip for any domestic military installation.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Washington Post
Wilson Bridge trail encourages bike commuting between Pr. George's and Northern Virginia
Liz Willis pedals across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge as she heads home from work in Alexandria on May 3. The Woodrow Willson Bridge trail has become an important commuting pathway between Prince George's County and Alexandria.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Washington Post
Those beady-eyed bugs are back: Cicadas spotted in Northern Virginia
Rita is a dachshund, low to the ground where a cicada might alight , and a rescue dog at that.
ArtNight at Fairfax SpringHill Suites Hotel
The Fairfax Marriott SpringHill Suites Hotel by Marriott at Fair Oaks will present a night of creativity, inspiration, music and networking for the local community.
Sat May 11, 2013
Col. Middlecamp will take over the US Army Garrison.
Colonel Steven Middlecamp will assume command of the US Army Garrison at the installation.
Weather is not great a but a
Subject: Pool Report #4 - golf Undeterred by the cloudy skies, POTUS is golfing at Fort Belvoir.
Fri May 10, 2013
Sandra L. Conner
She was born in Fort Belvoir, Va., daughter of the late George M. and Marian Merritts.
Thu May 09, 2013
JTF-CapMed Names Top Enlisted Service Members of 2012
Based on job performance, leadership skills, military bearing and community involvement, three service members in the Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical Command recently earned the JTF CapMed Enlisted Service Members of the Year Awards for 2012.
Wed May 08, 2013
Colorado Springs Business Journal
Springs company wins $18 million military contract
Aleut Facilities Support Services signed a five-year contract to provide facilities operation support services to the U.S. Army Installation, Mission and Installation Contracting Command for Fort Belvoir, Va.
Tue May 07, 2013
Victoria Kong's disappearance raises questions
A Gaithersburg woman's death is opening a dialogue over the care of aging loved ones who show signs of memory loss.
Red Cross honors Soldiers, supporters at 'Salute to Service' gala
"With some 60,000 Soldiers in Afghanistan and another 90,000 in 150 countries, I guarantee you that not far from each of them is a Red Cross volunteer," said Chief of Staff of the Army Gen.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Final plan for Army museum on NCPC's agenda
The National Museum of the United States Army may finally be coming to the end of its quest for approval.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Saturday is Drug-Take Back Day
Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day , and several Fairfax County locations will serve as drop-off points.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Double Amputee Talks About Boston Bombing Victims
All the amazing things our wounded veterans do, even without limbs, could serve as inspiration to those 13 civilian amputees who lost their limbs in last week's marathon bombings.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Northern Virginia Daily
Gun stockpile leads to another sentence for felon
A Front Royal man whose arrest on a firearms charge led police to call in the Army for help in searching his home was sentenced Tuesday in Warren County Circuit Court to a mandatory five years in prison.
U.S. Department of Defense
Deputy Secretary of Defense Receives Ronald Reagan Missile Defense Award
Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter is the recipient of the 2013 Ronald Reagan Missile Defense Award for his distinguished contributions in advancing missile defense as a critical defense capability for the United States.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
The Honolulu Advertiser
Nisei's son to lead Army cyber center
Army Brig. Paul M. Nakasone, deputy chief of staff for intelligence at International Security Assistance Force Joint Command in Afghanistan, will become director of Army Cyber Operations Integration Center at 2nd Army/Army Cyber Command at Fort Belvoir, Va.