28 October 2016
The end came for the Fort Detrick Intramural Flag Football league recently. Team BOSS defeated Team Warriors with a score of 13-0 during the championship game held on Oct 19. Team BOSS will have one more competition during the Turkey Bowl against the CSM Gobblers. The Turkey Bowl will be held Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. behind the Odom Fitness Center.
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Jennifer Benson, USAG Public Affairs
The National Disability Employment Awareness Month Observance took place Oct. 13 at the Community Activities Center.

Maj. Gen. Barbara R. Holcomb, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and Fort Detrick commanding general, welcomed those in attendance and spoke about the importance of raising awareness about disability employment issues and celebrating the many and varied contributions of those with disabilities.
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18 October 2016
Jenni Benson, USAG Public Affairs
Over the past month, actors and crew from a local production company descended upon the Fort Detrick Community Activities Center, the Odom Fitness Center, and other locations around post to create scenes for new Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention training videos. Fort Detrick was selected to provide a few of the scenario settings for the updated training videos which are set to be released sometime in 2017.
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Crystal Maynard, USAMRMC Public Affairs
Two U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Soldiers participated in the 15th Annual U.S. Army Best Warrior Competition at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, Sept. 26-Oct. 3, 2016.
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Lanessa Hill, USAG Public Affairs
Fort Detrick runners had a strong showing in the 32nd Annual Army Ten Miler Race, which started and ended at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, Oct. 9.
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Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Michael Jeffries
Before I joined the Army, I was never able to see the big picture behind what the Army does; the countless hours of hard work and planning that lies behind the full spectrum of Army operations. One of the most surprising aspects of being a staff officer, for me, is the amount of planning and analysis I myself am asked to do on a daily basis.
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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.
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03 October 2016
Crystal Maynard, USAMRMC Public Affairs
Dr. Jaques Reifman, a U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Senior Research Scientist, was awarded the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Science and Environment Medal on Sept. 20 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.
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Ellen Crown, US Army Medical Materiel Agency Public Affairs
The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency’s Medical Logistics Management Internship Program students visited the Defense Logistics Agency in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Aug. 31, and received a unique opportunity to sign the inside of two flags being hand-sewn for the next U.S. president and vice president.
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Scott Custer, Fort Detrick Fire Department
A properly working smoke detector matters when it comes to protecting you and your family from a fire. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Don’t Wait, Check the Date, Replace your Smoke Detector Every Ten Years!”
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Jenni Benson, USAG Public Affairs
Lt. Col. Michael Jeffries, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Detrick chaplain, participated in the Great Frederick Fair Celebrity Harness Race Sept. 21 at the Frederick Fairgrounds. His driver

"Sleepy" and his horse "Ain’t got a Home" came in first place in the race — a Fort Detrick first!
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