17 December 2013
By Shannon Bishop, USAG Public Affairs

Relationships are like roller coasters, they are constantly up and down. Dr. Pat Love, family and marriage therapist, came to Fort Detrick Dec. 6, and offered advice and tips to couples on how to communicate effectively and enjoy the ride.

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By Steven Galavan

The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command named its top Retention Non-Commissioned officer of the Year for 2013. Staff Sgt. Floretta G. Sample, a respiratory specialist (68V) at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center, was selected for this honor from among eight other retention NCOs from USAMRMC subordinate commands.

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By Sidney Hinds, Special Contributor to the Standard

Fort Detrick service members and civilian workers gathered in the Community Activities Center with their families to celebrate the annual Christmas tree lighting, Dec. 6.

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03 December 2013
By Caree Vander Linden, USAMRIID Public Affairs

Leonard A. Smith, Ph.D., a senior scientist at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick, received the Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award Nov. 18 in a Pentagon ceremony. The recognition is the highest award given by the Secretary of Defense to career employees.

Smith, an internationally recognized expert on botulinum neurotoxins and ricin toxin, serves as the Senior Research Scientist for Medical Countermeasures Technology, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, and as the Acting Scientific Director for USAMRIID. He has over 30 years of service to the Institute.

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02 December 2013
By: Tarah Schafer, Special to The Standard
   Fort Detrick’s School Age Center earned accreditation with the Council on Accreditation Oct. 25, recognizing the center’s commitment to providing a safe and academically challenging environment for school-age children.
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By: Karrie Reckley, Environmental Management Office
    The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and Fort Detrick Commanding General Maj. Gen. Joseph Caravalho Jr. recognized Fort Detrick’s continued commitment to sustainable, cost-effective stewardship by signing an updated Environmental Policy Oct. 2.
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By: Capt. Seungho Kang, 6th Medical Logistics Management Center:
  Soldiers of the 6th Medical Logistics Management Center traveled to the Pentagon as part of a professional development program Nov. 14.
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By Ellen Crown, USAMRMC PAO

U.S. Army Medical Research Materiel Command and Fort Detrick Soldiers participated in a “Salute to Our Veterans” Nov. 13 at Frederick Memorial Hospital.

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