17 October 2014
By Lanessa Hill USAG Public Affairs Office

Thanks to the hard work from local community members, Army Emergency Relief at Fort Detrick will be able to help more Soldiers and their families.  On Oct. 17 members of the Maryland Knights of Pythias and Pythian Sisters, met with Maj. Gen. Brian C. Lein, commanding general, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and Fort Detrick to donate $30,000 towards the fund.

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By Lisa Morris, USAMRMC Public Affairs

October’s nationwide claim to fame is Halloween, but for years scary fantasy characters of the holiday, such as goblins and ghosts, have outshined another, more critical fear: cyber threats.

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By Jenni Benson, USAG Public Affairs

Pink ribbons, a message of hope, finding a cure, saving lives; these things are at the helm of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The seventh annual Fort Detrick Army Community Services/Exceptional Family Member Program breast cancer walk on Fort Detrick, held Oct. 9, was a time to exercise, have fun and learn more about breast cancer prevention. More than 200 Soldiers, family members, civilians and contractors walked more than 300 miles in support of the event.

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09 October 2014
by Paul Bello, The National Museum of Health and Medicine

Not even dark clouds and rain could wash away the smiles at this year’s Teddy Bear Clinic, Sept. 13, at the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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by Shannon Bishop, USAG Public Affairs

The Office of Personnel Management brought changes to the annual Combined Federal Campaign this year making it even easier for federal employees to donate to the charities that are nearest and dearest to them.

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By Lisa Morris, USAMRMC Public Affairs

Much like a foreign exchange program in which a student may participate, the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command coordinates employees who want to participate in a professional exchange through the Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program. As a professional development program, the ESEP promotes international cooperation in military research, development, test and evaluation through the exchange of military and government civilian engineers and scientists.

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By Melissa Myers, USAMRMC Public Affairs

Maj. Gen. Brian C. Lein became the 26th commander of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and Fort Detrick in a change of command ceremony on the Blue and Gray field Sept. 16.

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Members of the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program participated in whitewater rafting and a zip line canopy tour Sept. 11 in Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia.

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