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Retiree Appreciation Day (RAD)

Fort Detrick will host its annual Retiree Appreciation Day (RAD) on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 at the Community Activity Center (CAC), building 1529. The RAD is conducted by the installation Retirement Service Office to keep retired service members and their Families up-to-date on changes in their retirement rights, benefits, and privileges and to foster good will between the retired and active duty communities.

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Soldiers Magazine

Angels in my Life

Angels in my Life

Story By Steve Ghiringhelli,
Fort Drum Mountaineer

It's like a premonition when he thinks about it deeply enough, like he can still somehow go back to Afghanistan and change what happened.

It was just before noon June 8, 2013. The Americans were wrapping up two hours of advising Afghan National Army partners at a forward operating base in the Zarghun Shahr District of Paktika province.

It had been a quiet, almost peaceful Saturday morning at "Super FOB," recalled Maj. Matt Smith, an astute, highly respected artillery officer with 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI).

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Fort Detrick Among the Best in Frederick County

Fort Detrick Among the Best in Frederick County

By Lanessa Hill, USAG Public Affairs

Fort Detrick was one of the major employers in Frederick County acknowledged during the Best Places to Work 2014 ceremony, Aug. 5, at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Center in Frederick, Maryland.

The Best Places to Work Campaign, now in its 12th year, is part of a countywide partnership among the business and government sectors and the community. The campaign’s focus is on increasing quality-of-life opportunities for Frederick County employees.


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MG Brian Lein

Major General Brian Lein

Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and Fort Detrick and Deputy for Medical Systems to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology

MG Brian Lein grew up in New York and attended the United States Military Academy. He graduated in 1984 as a Distinguished Military Cadet with a Bachelor of Science, and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Medical Service Corps. He then attended Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He graduated in 1988 as an Alpha Omega Alpha Scholar with an MD degree. He completed his Internship in General Surgery at Madigan Army Medical Center in 1989. He completed his Residency in General Surgery at Abington Memorial Hospital in 1993. He is board certified in general surgery.


Fort Detrick Mission

The US Army Garrison, Fort Detrick, provides sustainable base operations support, quality of life programs, and environmental stewardship to facilitate the sustainment of vital national interests.

The US Army Garrison, Fort Detrick, supports five cabinet-level agencies: The Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Agriculture, Department of Homeland Security and Department of Health and Human Services.

Within the DoD, Fort Detrick supports elements of all four military services. Major Department of the Army mission partners include the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and the 21st Signal Brigade.

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