19 October 2011
Oct. 24-31
Red Ribbon Week is an annual national observance that is a major force for raising public awareness and mobilizing communities to combat alcohol,drug, and tobacco use.
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Innovative models of military aircraft are being developed and deployed on a regular basis; the newest utility helicopter is the UH-72A Lakota, and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation is still filling orders for the newer HH-60M Black Hawk. While there are a few of these newer helicopters being produced, the bulk of the missions are still being carried out by a dependable fleet of older models.
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18 October 2011
FORT DETRICK, Md. – A new interactive guide to aid deployed medics, nurses and commanders in recording medical information is now available on iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android devices, according to the Combined Arms Center – Training.
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13 October 2011
Operation Rising star began in August with two nights of a cappella contests and ended Sept. 29. The contest is formatted off of the popular television series "American Idol", and was formerly called "Military Idol".
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The groundbreaking of the auditorium and training center facility on Fort Detrick marked a significant day for this installation. On Sept. 28, elected officials along with leaders from Fort Detrick gathered to celebrate the beginning of more partnerships, collaborations and educational opportunities.
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The Fort Detrick Equal Employment and Opportunity office recently recognized individuals who continued to champion for people with disabilities. During a two hour event here, attendees sat quietly and reflected on their personal behaviors and thoughts.
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Barquist Health Clinic is making it easier than ever to receive your flu shot by offering it to all patients who come in for routine office visits during the month of October. In addition, immunizations will be offered at the Odom fitness center 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Oct. 11-14, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 1st and 2nd for all DoD civilians and eligible beneficiaries.
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Imagine you are driving home from work one evening and all of a sudden a child chasing a ball runs out in front of your car. Thankfully you notice them before an accident occurs and you slam on your brakes allowing the child to safely cross in front of you.
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Fort Detrick began the next chapter in its history Sept. 30, with the transfer of authority ceremony transferring the U.S. Army Garrison from Medical Command to Installation Management Command.
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