FORT LEE

Fort Lee AIT company reinforces ACE class with PRT

Story by Amy Perry on 02/08/2018 FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 8, 2018) -- About 300 advanced individual training Soldiers from Echo Company, 16th Ordnance Battalion, were involved in a unique Physical Readiness Training session combined with annual mandatory suicide awareness training Jan. 25 on the unit's PT pad. Chaplain (Capt.)
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Top JAG instructor nod goes to Fort Lee NCO

Story by Patrick Buffett on 02/01/2018 FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 1, 2018) -- A Fort Lee staff sergeant was recognized as the top instructor for the Judge Advocate General Corps during a Jan. 19 ceremony at the JAG Legal Center and School in Charlottesville. Staff Sgt. Duffie Ascher assigned to
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Programs aims to increase AIT platoon sergeant readiness

Story by Terrance Bell on 01/31/2018 FORT LEE, Va. (Jan. 31, 2018) -- The 244th Quartermaster Battalion recently graduated the first class of enlisted leaders from its Guardian AIT Platoon Sergeant/Drill Sergeant Certification Program. Seven platoon sergeants earned completion certificates for the two-day event designed as a primer to hel
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Fort Lee officer-enlisted couple promoted simultaneously during rare ceremony

Story by Terrance Bell on 01/31/2018 FORT LEE, Va. (Jan. 31, 2018) -- In the Army, it is not commonplace to see an enlisted Soldier married to an officer. Most can count on one hand the number of such unions encountered over an entire career. It also is extraordinary the
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Lee employee earns Black Engineer of the Year Award for community service

Story by Terrance Bell on 01/25/2018 FORT LEE, Va. (Jan. 26, 2018) -- A Fort Lee cybersecurity specialist who climbed to success from juvenile delinquency was recently announced as a recipient of a prestigious national award. Seneca Callaham, once confronted with the choice of jail or military service during hi
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Power drilling -- Ordnance School Soldiers compete for title

Story by Terrance Bell on 01/18/2018 FORT LEE, Va. (Nov. 16, 2017) -- On a cold Saturday morning at 8 a.m., the last thing on a Soldier-in-training's mind is drill and ceremonies. There are always exceptions. One of them is Pvt. Leslie Topete, assigned to Delta Company, 832nd Ordnance Battalion.
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Story of sacrifice --ordnance Soldier rescues four from burning building

Story by Terrance Bell on 01/11/2018 FORT LEE, Va. (Jan. 11, 2018) -- On a yearly basis, thousands of advanced individual training students graduate from the many courses offered at the Sustainment Center of Excellence here, subsequently pursuing their lives and careers largely unknown to the cadre manning the training
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Vehicle recovery operations app makes debut

Story by Terrance Bell on 01/11/2018 FORT LEE, Va. (Jan. 11, 2018) -- An Army Logistics University instructor has turned a casual classroom observation into an app he hopes will make vehicle recovery operations more efficient. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Truman Ward, a recovery specialist assigned to the Technical Learning
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Governor among honored guests at Lee's Holiday Helper Open House

Story by Patrick Buffett on 12/14/2017 FORT LEE, Va. (Dec. 14, 2017) -- Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has gotten pretty good at playing Santa Claus. His resume of experience includes four years of service as a "shopping buddy" during the annual Holiday Helper Open House at Fort Lee. The 2017
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Ordnance School's 59th brigade gets new enlisted leader

Story by Amy Perry on 12/14/2017 FORT LEE, Va, (Dec. 14, 2017) -- The 59th Ordnance Brigade welcomed a new top enlisted leader during a change of responsibility ceremony Friday at MacLaughlin Fitness Center. Command Sgt. Maj. Perry C. Williamson took the helm from Command Sgt. Maj. Gabriel D. Harvey,
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Muscled military readiness -- Soldier earns fourth bodybuilding title

Story by Terrance Bell on 12/07/2017 FORT LEE, Va. (Dec. 6, 2017) -- Chief Warrant Officer 3 Truman Ward, an instructor assigned to the Ordnance School here, demonstrates his contributions to military readiness a muscular physique that has kept the 44-year-old in sufficient condition to optimize his performance as a
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