By Melissa Brachfeld Public Affairs Specialist, National Museum of Health and Medicine
By 1863, the Civil War had been raging on for two long years, with significant casualties on both sides of the conflict. The year would see the battles of Chancellorsville and Chattanooga, among many others. It also brought the Battle of Gettysburg – one of the most pivotal battles of the Civil War.
By J. Ellen Crown, USAMRMC Deputy PAO
In life, there are many moments that pass you by. Then there are the ones that change you.
By: Shannon Bishop
USAG Public Affairs
Wouldn’t it be nice to have a federal holiday for each one of the American presidents’ birthdays? There would be 44 federal holidays, just for birthdays—not to mention the other holidays such as Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. Unfortunately, that’s not how it works—there is one holiday to recognize all 44 presidents of the United States, which we know as Presidents’ Day.
By: Charles Harriday, Installation Safety Management Office
Ice covered streets, parking lots and sidewalks are some indications that winter and cold weather have arrived. Be aware that increased mishaps are likely to occur, but can be prevented through daily preparation prior to leaving home for work and after arriving at your destination.
and Chelsea Bauckman, USAMRMC Public Affairs specialist
The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and Fort Detrick changed command Jan. 11, with Maj. Gen. James K. Gilman turning the reins over to Brig. Gen. (promotable) Joseph Caravalho Jr., in a ceremony at the Odom Fitness Center.
SILVER SPRING, Md. - Fort Detrick Forest Glen Annex has two new ways of communicating with the workforce on social media, keeping the community informed about weather related delays or closings, community information and easier communication from leadership.
The Fort Detrick Tax Center opens January 28 to assist eligible taxpayers with filing both federal and state income tax returns. Active members of the armed forces-including mobilized reservists, military retirees, and eligible family members are able to receive assistance with their income tax needs.
Soldier, doctor, teacher, leader, commander, husband, father, grandfather…