01 March 2018
Barquist Army Health Clinic and Pharmacy Upcoming Closure
March 16
• Barquist Army Health Clinic and Pharmacy Upcoming Closures:
March 16 - 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Mandatory staff training)
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AER Installation Run
March 30
March 30
Blue and Gray Field
6:30 a.m.
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Women’s History Month Observance
March 23, 11:30 a.m. @ the Fort Detrick Auditorium
Women’s History Month Observance
March 23
Fort Detrick Auditorium
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
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20 February 2018
Do You Have what it takes to be the first line of defense at Fort Detrick?
Fort Detrick is currently searching for motivated individuals who are interested in working in security guard positions at Fort Detrick in Frederick and at Forest Glen Annex in Silver Spring.
As a Security Guard with the Law Enforcement Operations Division, you will:
* Serve as the first line of defense on post, detecting and preventing theft; damage, trespass, sabotage and espionage.
* Enforce the security regulations of the installation.
* Control access of vehicles and pedestrians to the installation.
* Verify identification through use of identification cards, badges, biometrics automated records, verbal questions, and other means.

Come join the Fort Detrick team!
Interested applicants can find more details at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/491016300.
If you are a veteran eligible for veteran recruitment Appointment (VRA), please send you resume and DD214 directly to usarmy.detrick.chra-ne.mbx.usag-guards@mail.mil. To see if you meet these requirements please go to www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav.
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13 February 2018
New Thursday Hours at Military Personnel Division and ID Cards
Effective March 1, 2018 MPD and ID Card Sections will have new Thursday hours. Those hours are:
MPD Hours: Noon-4:30 p.m.
ID Card Section Hours: Noon-3:30 p.m.
Questions should be directed to (301) 619-7311
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07 February 2018
2018-19 Senior Service College Fellowship Program Now Accepting Applications
The U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center is currently accepting applications for the 2018-19 SSCF program through March 30, 2018. The SSCF Program is a 10-month educational opportunity conducted under the auspices of the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; Detroit, MI; Huntsville, AL, and Picatinny Arsenal, NJ.

The SSCF program prepares government civilians at the GS-14/15 levels or equivalent for senior leadership roles by provides training in leadership and acquisition. Program components include completion of DAU's Program Management Course (PMT 401), courses in leadership, applications of acquisition to national defense issues, research in acquisition topics, mentoring, and a distinguished speaker program.

For complete program information and application requirements, please visit the US Army Acquisition Support Center website at http://asc.army.mil/web/career-development/programs/defense-acquisition-university-senior-service-college/.

For APG specific program information, please visit: http://www.dau.mil/sscf/Pages/apg.aspx

For more information about the program, please contact Jim Oman at james.oman@dau.mil or 410-272-9470.

Benjamin Metcalfe
Coordinator, Senior Service College Fellowship Program Capital and Northeast Region Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
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02 February 2018
Drug and Alcohol Prevention Education Training
Drug and Alcohol Prevention Education
Building 1520 Auditorium
10 a.m. - noon

2018 training dates are: *March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, July 17, Aug. 1 and Sept. 5.

This two hour training meets the mandatory AR600-85 Civilian Drug and Alcohol Prevention Education annual requirement for fiscal year 2018.

The Written Off film chronicles the life of Matthew Edwards, whose addiction to opioids began at age 15 after being prescribed pain medicine for a minor surgery. His grippingly honest writing reveals the secrets he tried so hard to conceal throughout a decade long struggle to escape addiction. View the trailer for Written Off here: https://vimeo.com/179820714
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16 January 2018
Ft Detrick Retiree Council is Back
The Ft Detrick Area Retiree Council has been inactive for a couple of years due to funding issues. The current Garrison Commander has recently approved the renewal of the Retiree Council Charter and the Council is now active again, although the Garrison is still not able to provide any funding for Council activities. The Area Retiree Council serves as a link between the Fort Detrick leadership and the retired military community, family members and surviving spouses.

The RAD is open to all retired military veterans and families and will provide a comprehensive update on benefits and policies affecting retired service members.

The Retiree Council also intends to renew publishing an annual Newsletter for those who have email access.

If you are interested in assisting in these important activities or in receiving a Newsletter and other timely information, please send an email to “detrickretmilcouncil@gmail.com” and you will be contacted.
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12 January 2018
Holiday Gate Hours and Closures for FY18
Holiday Gate Hours and Closures for FY18

In Support of the FY18 Federal Holiday schedule all visitor centers and gates EXCEPT Nallin Farm Gate at Fort Detrick and Brookville Gate at Forest Glen will be closed on the following days:

o Memorial Day - May 28, 2018
o Independence Day - July 4, 2018
o Labor Day - Sept. 3, 2018

**Vetting operations at Fort Detrick for all Holidays will occur at Nallin Gate**

Nallin Farm Gate and Brookville Gate will be open 24/7.
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05 December 2016
New DPW Help Desk Number
The help desk, also known as the Service Order Desk, has added the phone number (301) 619-HELP (4357).

The (301) 619-2726 number will still work during the phase out period of 3 months.
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14 October 2016

Fort Detrick will not accept driver licenses and ID cards from the states that are not compliant with the standards of the REAL ID Act without a second form of ID. The dates for implementation are subject to change. Please continue to check DHS’s REAL ID webpage https://www.dhs.gov/real-id-enforcement-brief for the most up-to-date information on individual state compliance as status can change over time.

Some of the acceptable second forms of IDs are as follows:
• United States Passport or United States Passport Card
• Permanent Resident Card/Alien Registration Receipt Card (Form I-551)
• Foreign passport with a temporary (I-551) stamp or temporary (I-551) printed notation on a machine readable immigrant visa
• Employment authorization document that contains a photograph (Form I-766)
• In the case of a nonimmigrant alien authorized to work for a specific employer incident to status, a foreign passport with Form I-94 or Form I-94A bearing the same name as the passport and containing an endorsement of the alien’s nonimmigrant status, as long as the endorsement has not yet expired and the proposed employment is not in conflict with any restrictions or limitations identified on the form.
• School identification card with a photograph
• U.S. Military or draft record
• U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Cards
• Transportation Worker Identification Card
• Native American Tribal Document

For more information on compliant states, states with extensions or those states that are non-compliant please refer to the DHS website at https://www.dhs.gov/current-status-states-territories.
For more information on the Real ID Act visit https://www.dhs.gov/real-id-frequently-asked-questions.
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09 September 2016
Visual Information: DAPMIS and AR 640-30
Visual Information: DAPMIS and AR 640-30
New technical changes were deployed to DAPMIS on July 1, 2016. These changes limit the requirement to provide a SSN during the photo session and eliminates the display of the SSN on the photograph. Soldiers must bring their CAC to the photo appointment. The Soldier’s DoD ID number, listed on the back of CAC, is required for the photo session.

All other procedures remain as is. The DAPMIS URL for photographers has changed to https://dapmis.hrc.army.mil. For detailed instructions on the new changes visit https://www.hrc.army.mil/content/DA%20Photo%20-%20DAPMIS. There you will find a user guide, FAQ, and instructions for customers. The new changes to Army Regulation AR 640-30, Photographs for Military Human Resources, are expected to be published by September 2016.
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03 February 2016
USAG Security Office Hours of Operation
Mondays/Tues 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesdays 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Thursday Service hours 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Fingerprints are done by Appointment Only.
For Appointments please call 301-619-3303.

For additional questions please call 301-619-3302
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08 September 2015
Anonymous On-line Depression Screening
National Suicide Prevention Crisis line 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Are you feeling down?

Untreated depression can be a risk factor for Suicide! 

 If you are concerned you may be struggling with depression, or just want to better understand the signs of depression, go to www.mentalhealthscreening.org  and take an anonymous depression screening. 

Based on your results, helpful resources will be provided immediately! 

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is available to DA Civilians, Military Family Members, Veterans and retirees. Call 301-619-4657 to make an appointment with the EAP. 

For immediate crisis go to your local emergency room or use the National Suicide Prevention Crisis line 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

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Customer Service Feedback
Do you want to recognize good performance or let us know areas for improvement?  Please take a few moments of your time to tell us how we are doing by visiting the ICE link at https://www.detrick.army.mil .
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13 March 2015
Military Personnel Retiring?

Retiring Soon?

Fort Detrick will conduct a pre-retirement brief for military personnel the first Tuesday of every month in Bldg. 1520, Classroom 1, from 8 a.m.- noon.

Topics covered will be TRICARE benefits, the Survivor Benefits Plan, Transportation and more.

Call (301) 619-2174 to sign up or email usarmy.detrick.usag.mbx.dhr-acap@mail.mil.

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24 October 2013
Fort Detrick Toastmasters

Are you looking to develop speaking and leadership skills? Win that job interview? Ignite your career?  

The Fort Detrick Toastmasters Club offers leadership and communications skills through tried and proven methods. Toastmasters is an international not-for-profit organization which started in the United States in the 1920s when a small group of people met to improve their public speaking. There are now almost 250,000 members of Toastmasters in 90 countries.  In 2007 The Fort Detrick Toastmasters officially opened its doors on post to military, civilian, contractors and the general public serving Fort Detrick and the surrounding vicinity of Frederick Maryland.  

Experienced professionals and beginning speakers alike benefit from our practical, face-to-face learning program.  At The Fort Detrick Toastmasters Club, you can grow personally and professionally by speaking to groups and working with others in a supportive environment.  

For more meeting dates and times or for additional information please email join@fdtm.org or visit www.FDTM.org.

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13 May 2013
New Hours- USAG Security and Intelligence Office

Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Hours of Operation: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday  8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. and  Thursdays 8:30 a.m. -3:00p.m.

 Phone Number:  (301) 619-3303 or DSN 343-3303

 Fax Number:    (301) 619-3777 or DSN 343-3777

  • Services Provided:Personnel, & Information Security Programs
  • Security Education, Awareness and Training
  • Industrial Security Program

In processing for Contractors (by appt only):  Monday – Wednesday 1:00 - 3:30 p.m and  Thursday 1:00-2:30 p.m.

In processing/out processing for all others: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

SIPRNET Briefing (by appt only): Tuesday and Thursday  9:00 -1030 a.m.

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04 April 2013
Gate Operating Hours


Linden Lane gate will be closed starting Monday, January 20 2014 All employees and visitors will enter and exit the installation through the Brookville gate, which will remain open 24 hours a day.   


The hours of operational gates will be reduced.   

  • Opossumtown gate - 6:30-8:30 a.m., Monday thru Friday to inbound and outbound traffic. 3:30-5:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday, open to Exit Traffic Only
  • Veterans gate - open Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. with an approved change of extended hours for OUTBOUND Vehicle and INBOUND/OUTBOUND Pedestrian Traffic until 8 p.m., Monday through Friday. Closed on Weekends and Holidays
  • Rosemont gate continues to be open Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. Closed on Weekends and Holidays
  • Old Farm gate will operate as the only 24-hour gate. Visitors to Fort Detrick still enter through the Old Farm gate.
  • Individuals with proper Department of Defense identification can enter either through Rosemont, Veterans or Old Farm gates.
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