27 August 2013
By Alexis Underwood, Special to the Standard
The Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program hosted the Fort Detrick annual career fair, held at the Community Support Center July 31.  
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By Lanessa Hill, USAG Public Affairs
New beginnings are in the immediate future for one Fort Detrick employee.  Emonte Hill, who has worked in the Child Development Center at Fort Detrick for the past three years, was recently selected as the men’s basketball head coach for Frederick Community College. 
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By Nick Minecci, USAG Public Affairs
A fire was reported at approximately 2 p.m., Aug. 14, at the construction site for what will be the new home to the new biosafety level-4 laboratory for the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases on Fort Detrick.  
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16 August 2013
by Alexis Underwood, Special to the Standard
The Army Community Service hosted a birthday celebration outside of Building 1520 to celebrate its many years of service June 25. This "aloha-style" event commemorated the ACS' 48 years of military assistance with...
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by Installation Safety Management Office
Just yesterday, the bells were ringing and kids singing, “schools out, summer time fun!” In a few short weeks, though, our kids will be returning for the 2013-2014 school year. Just as you have prepared them academically, physically and mentally by reading through the summer, trying new activities, and making new friends in summer camp, also prepare your children to have a safe school year as well.
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Richard D. Jessup Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Detrick, Maryland
Growing up in North Carolina, I was the son of a state worker and an educator who believed in hard work and discipline. With strict parents, joining the Army was an easy transition because order and authority I understood. I never thought about doing anything else.
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302nd Signal Battalion Hosting Back to School Drive

302nd Signal Battalion is hosting a drive to collect back to school items for children ages 6-18. The drive will go through Aug. 16. Items can be dropped off in the boxes located as soon as you enter the Battalion on the left. Items will be donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County. For more information, please call 301-619-3929.

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Camaraderie Apparent at Right Arm Night
by FMWR

Over 120 people attended the baseball-themed Right Arm Night held at the Community Activities Center on July 25. Right Arm Night is an old Army tradition promoting camaraderie. Leaders to come together with those standing to their right and left - the ones helping them get through daily missions. It is meant to build relationships while mixing and mingling with other leaders who have brought their battle buddies with them. The event offered stadium music, a personal appearance from Keyote - the Frederick Keys Baseball mascot, a baseball trivia contest, an audience “Shake Your Keys” contest, and free appetizers for all.

Contest winners included The Fort Detrick Child and Youth Services Division, who took home the Spirit Award, and the 21st Signal Brigade, who won the “Shake Your Keys” contest, winning valuable tickets to the J Bar W Ranch Bull Riding program. Sam’s Club provided free Cracker Jacks, peanuts and candy.

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