JOINT BASE MYER-HENDERSON HALL

Going Strong: JBA Airman gets fit to serve

Story by SrA Delano Scott on 08/23/2018 At 5 feet 4 inches tall, Staff Sgt. Jennifer Thacker, 811th Security Forces Squadron, Vice Presidential Aircraft Security team leader at Joint Base Andrews, stood in the middle of a large steel frame. The obvious mass on her shoulders the equivalent of a
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Music with a Bang: "Pershing's Own" 1812 Overture Concert

Story by SSG Mylinda Durousseau on 08/02/2018 This free and family-friendly performance includes the Army Concert Band, Chorus, Herald Trumpets and the Army Voices. The 90-minute program features a blend of classical and pop music with selections from the hit Broadway show Hamilton. There will also be music honoring Vietnam
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MDW welcomes new CSM

Story by SGT Nicholas Holmes on 07/30/2018 FORT LESLEY J. MCNAIR, D.C. Soldiers, family, friends and colleagues gathered to welcome Command Sgt. Maj. Richard A. Woodring as he assumed responsibility of the Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region and U. S. Army Military District of Washington, during a change of
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60 Soldiers enlist in the Army National Guard during Twilight Tattoo

Story by SGT Nicholas Holmes on 07/19/2018 FORT LESLEY J. MCNAIR, D.C. Hundreds of audience members file into Conmy Hall, on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, July 18, to see The U.S. Army Military District of Washington's, most popular and free ceremonial performance. Twilight Tattoo is an hour-long live military performance
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The Old Guard bids farewell during change command, responsibility

Story by SGT Nicholas Holmes on 07/18/2018 JOINT BASE MYER - HENDERSON HALL, Virginia On a blistering morning, Col. Jason T. Garkey, outgoing commander, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment, (The Old Guard), relinquished command to Col. James J. Tuite, during a ceremony on Summerall Field, July 17. "Standing in front of
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New leadership takes garrison reins

By Scott Prater Mountaineer staff FORT CARSON, Colo. Fort Carson welcomed incoming U.S. Army Garrison Commander Col. Brian K. Wortinger and Command Sgt. Maj. Kenyatta L. Mack during a change of leadership ceremony July 6, 2018, at Founders Field. Col. Ronald P. Fitch Jr. relinquished command responsibilities to Wortinger and
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Secretary of the Army hosts Twilight Tattoo

Story by SGT Nicholas Holmes on 06/01/2018 FORT LESLEY J. MCNAIR, D.C. The 23rd Secretary of the United States Army Dr. Mark T. Esper, hosted the May 30th Twilight Tattoo performance in Conmy Hall at Joint Base Myer Henderson-Hall, Virginia. The performance featured Soldiers from the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment
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TCU, Army Field Band Announce Premiere of The Falling and The Rising'

Story by J Elizabeth Peace on 03/27/2018 FT. WORTH, Texas An idea more than three years in the making will see its world debut this April thanks to the shared stories of dozens of active duty soldiers and veterans, The U.S. Army Field Band, a composer, a librettist and five
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Military chefs recognized as the best

Story by Dani Johnson on 03/17/2018 FORT LEE, Va. Team Hawaii for the fourth year in a row was recognized as the Culinary Team of the Year and 332 American Culinary Federation (ACF) medals were awarded to more than 200 military chefs at the 43rd annual Joint Culinary Training Exercise
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NSAB's New SLO Looks to Connect Families With Education Resources

Story by Andrew Damstedt on 02/16/2018 Naval Support Activity Bethesda's (NSAB) new school liaison officer has only been on the job a couple of weeks, but is already looking at implementing new ways to help military families focus on their child's education. "A school liaison officer is an advocate for
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Surviving minute to minute

Story by SGT Nicholas Holmes on 02/07/2018 FORT LESLEY J. MCNAIR, D.C. As she sat at the picnic table, with her legs crossed at her ankles and hands clasped together in her lap, she looked off in the distance and smiled as she began to describe her daughter. "She wa
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