The Fort Detrick Police Department hosted its annual bike rodeo July 9 at the Balfour Beatty Community Center to meet with children and adults, educating them on bicycle safety, preventive maintenance and the traffic laws for cyclists on Fort Detrick and in the state of Maryland.
On July 4 Soldiers, family members and Fort Detrick civilians celebrated the 239th anniversary of our Nation’s independence, when the original thirteen colonies declared their independence from Britain in 1776.
Fort Detrick Firefighter Oley Griffith was awarded the 2014 Maryland Firefighter of the Year Award from the Maryland State Firemen’s Association recently in Ocean City, Maryland. This is a very prestigious award that has gone to many very dedicated individuals that served at volunteer fire service throughout the state to the highest degree, according to the state firemen’s website.
U.S. Army Fort Detrick Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Jessup passed the sword to Command Sgt. Maj. Franklin Jordan, symbolizing the relinquishing of his responsibility, July 23 at the Fort Detrick Auditorium.
Frederick Country Day Montessori and Arts School held a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new
natural playground June 26 in Frederick, Maryland.