FORT DETRICK
Frederick, MD 21702, USA

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Welcome

Air Force independent duty medical technicians respond to a simulated mass casualty situation and prepare “patients” for transport during a Centers for Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills field training exercise at Fort Detrick. Students were given multiple scenarios to help them prepare for the unique injuries during conflict. (Photo

History

Technicians set up an assay test for Ebola within the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases’ containment laboratory. Samples are handled in a negative-pressure biological safety cabinet to provide an additional layer of protection. (Photo by Randal Schoepp, November 2000) The first military presence at Fort Detrick was

Arrival

U.S. soldiers assigned to the 21st Signal Brigade prepare for an esprit de corps run at Fort Detrick. The run brings soldiers from every unit in the brigade to raise morale and demonstrate physical fitness. (Photo by Spc. Elliott Banks, January 2014) Army Personnel Soldiers should report to their new

Life on Post

Spc. Chaney warms up for a softball game at the Nallin Farm Recreational Area during the 21st Signal Brigade Organizational Day at Fort Detrick. Each battalion competed in various sports tournaments to see which one would win the “Commander’s Cup.” (Photo by Sgt. Stephen J. Schmitz, June 2013) Housing Division

Exploring the Local Area

Marines from Bravo Company, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, stationed at Fort Detrick, participated in the Great Frederick Fair military appreciation day parade. (Photo by Jenni Benson, September 2014) Mountain views, battlefields, parks and cultural opportunities are all available in Frederick County. The county is home to the Appalachian Trail,

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WSOC Soldiers provides space support to the Warfighter

Story by Carrie David on 02/23/2017 REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama -- A fleet commander floating in the Atlantic Ocean cannot locate a satellite to establish a secret communication line because he has veered off course. What does he do? He calls the Soldiers of the Wideband Satellite Communications Operations Center. There

MDG SNCOs tops AFMS' 2016 awards

Story by SrA Areca T. Bell on 02/23/2017 JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va.--Not one, but two Airmen assigned to the 633rd Medical Group, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia were the recipients of top honors for their work in support of the Air Force's mission, for the year 2016. U.S. Air Force Senior

Fort Detrick Soldier Takes World Title at Super Bowl of Archery'

Perfecting exhaling techniques and shooting at a target is what every soldier has had to perfect at some point in their Army career. For Sgt. 1st Class Paul Miller those techniques proved crucial in proving his archery skills at the Vegas Shoot, the world's largest and most prestigious indoor archery
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