FORT LEE

National Vietnam War Veterans Day observance a positive step toward healing old wounds

Story by Terrance Bell on 04/12/2018 FORT LEE, Va. (April 11, 2018) -- National Vietnam War Veterans Day was observed March 29. Similar commemorative events on a smaller scale have existed since 1973, all with the goal of recognizing the sacrifices veterans and their families made during one of the
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Culture of Trust' SAAPM theme alludes to response, visibility, engagement, says leaders

Story by Terrance Bell on 04/06/2018 FORT LEE, Va. (April 6, 2014) -- The #MeToo movement is a sweeping social phenomenon, encouraging and inspiring multitudes to share their experiences as a way of calling attention to the prevalence of sexual offenses. It has proved to be a huge megaphone o
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All Army, Armed Forces Bowling events set for April 10-15 at Fort Lee

Story by Terrance Bell on 04/04/2018 FORT LEE, Va. (April 4, 2018) -- Fort Lee is set to host a service-wide athletic event for only the second time in a decade. The All Army Bowling Trial Camp will take place at the new, state-of-the-art TenStrike Bowling Center April 10-12. The
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Ordnance School students learn combatives

Story by Terrance Bell on 04/02/2018 FORT LEE, Va. (March 29, 2018) -- A group of enterprising 16th Ordnance Battalion noncommissioned officers here are leading a robust effort to teach Modern Army Combatives to advanced individual training troops assigned to the Ordnance School. The noncoms Staff Sergeants Darwin Quinteros, David
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Veterans receive overdue recognition at exchange commemorative event

Story by Terrance Bell on 04/02/2018 FORT LEE, Va. (March 29, 2018) -- "It's about time," remarked retired 1st Sgt. Leslie Speight. The 24-year Army retiree and Prince George County resident, perhaps echoing the sentiment of many, said the nation is playing catch-up in showing its gratitude to those who
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Drill sergeants return to for Lee

Story by Terrance Bell on 03/22/2018 FORT LEE, Va. (March 22, 2018) -- It could be considered the clothing item incapable of being written out of the Fort Lee history books. The campaign hat the most revered clothing accessory in the Army's inventory disappeared from the fashion landscape here a
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Working together -- culinary school partnership with civilian organization beneficial to military members

Story by Terrance Bell on 03/15/2018 FORT LEE, Va. (March 15, 2018) -- Arguably, the most important moments during the Joint Culinary Training Exercise are the critiques following each event. For the American Culinary Federation judges, it is an occasion to teach, coach and mentor. Competitors gain the knowledge to
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Dueling dragons -- teams tackle tough obstacles during Soldier stakes

Story by Patrick Buffett on 03/01/2018 FORT LEE, Va. (March 1, 2018) -- Citing President Theodore Roosevelt's famous saying, "Speak softly and carry a big stick," Col. Greg Townsend set the stage for Saturday's 23rd Quartermaster Brigade Soldier Stakes competition here. "It was a statement that shaped America's foreign policy,"
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'Pay it forward' -- chaplain emphasizes service to others during prayer breakfast

Story by Terrance Bell on 02/28/2018 FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 28, 2018) -- Serving others is a powerful weapon for promoting change in today's society, said the guest speaker during the annual National Prayer Breakfast at the Lee Club Friday. Chaplain (Col.) Terry W. Austin, command chaplain, Military District of
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ROCKS holds professional development seminar

Story by Amy Perry on 02/22/2018 FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 22, 2018) -- The Fort Lee - Central Virginia Chapter of ROCKS, Inc. hosted a professional development seminar at the Army Logistics University featuring retired Brig. Gen. Richard Dix as the keynote speaker Feb. 14. Dix expounded on the importance
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Military culinary training event kicks off March 9

Story by Amy Perry on 02/22/2018 FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 22, 2018) -- Marinated grilled tenderloin with red currant au jus, rack of lamb crusted with macadamia nuts or brisket with caponata sauce aren't items you'd see a military chef creating, but the annual culinary event here is anything but
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