27 March 2013
On Feb. 25, 2013, the Chesapeake Bay Area Combined Federal Campaign and the Western Maryland Combined Federal Campaign announced they would be merging into one entity. 
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By Pam Tucker 

Fort Detrick Army Community Service

There’s a funny movie in the theaters right now that deals with a topic that’s not a bit funny: identity theft. In the movie, a shopaholic living in Miami has stolen the identity of an average man living in Denver to support her ways. Throughout the laughter, one thing becomes apparent: how difficult it is to get your ID back after it has been taken.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Headquarters, Army Emergency Relief announced the start of the Annual AER Campaign which runs from March 1, 2013 through May 15, 2013. The theme of this year’s Campaign is “Supporting Soldiers and their Families - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow."
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Fort Detrick Chapel - Easter Services
It’s Easter! According to the New Testament, during the Jewish Passover season, Christ was tried for treason by Pilate, the Roman appointed governor, and then by Herod, King of Judea, and again by Pilate, before being sentenced to death on a cross. 

Though declared innocent by the authorities, Christ was crucified and laid in a sealed and guarded tomb. But on the third day He rose from the dead, with the power to save mankind from their sins. 

This event is commemorated every year in the spring as a holy day for Christians around the world.If you would like to attend services, please see the schedule below.

March 29 - Stations of the Cross begins at 6 p.m.

March 29 - Good Friday service begins at 7 p.m.

March 30 - Easter Vigil Mass begins at 8 p.m.

March 31 - Easter Sunday Mass begins at 9:15 a.m.

March 31 - Protestant Easter Services begins at 11 a.m.

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By Nick Minecci

USAG Public Affairs

United States Army Garrison Fort Detrick and Forest Glen Annex will hold the first Forest Glen Building Manager’s Forum April 4, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the conference room of the National Museum of Health and Medicine (Building 2500).

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There is an old saying, “May you live in interesting times.” It is pretty safe to say that we are, as government employees, service members and contractors, living in interesting times.
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Beginning April 1, visitors and employees will notice a temporary reduction in the number of operational gates both at Fort Detrick and Forest Glen Annex. As current budget constraints have created understaffing situations, many security guards on post have been working over 60 hours per week in order to maintain a safe and secure installation.
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Defense Travel System Users have reported receiving a phishing email. The scam consists of the DTS user receiving an email asking them to log into DTS at www.de fensetravel.osd.com and to sign their travel authorization immediately or their travel reservations will be cancelled.
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14 March 2013
Every March, our nation celebrates the great accomplishments of women throughout American history. Many times when women’s history is remembered, people remember the accomplishments of the past such as women fighting for their right to vote.
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March 18-24
National Inhalants & Poisons Awareness Week is a program designed to increase understanding about the use and risks of inhalant involvement. The mission is to prevent or reduce inhalant use in communities involving youth, schools, media, police departments, health organization, civic groups and more. Inhalation is referred to as huffing, sniffing, dusting or bagging and generally occurs through the nose or mouth. 
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