A tree dedication ceremony took place Aug. 26 in Frederick’s Baker Park. The Frederick site is one of many that will be dedicating a tree for each of the fallen who died in the line of duty from 1861 through 1865.
Across the U.S., hundreds of thousands of people will use September as a month to review their personal plans to communicate and prepare for, respond to and recover from emergency situations or incidents. Ready.gov, partnering with Ready Army, provides online resources in order to assist in preparing your family, vehicles and work with kits and materials to last up to 72 hours after an incident.
Fort Detrick leadership hosted a Women’s Equality Day event at the Community Activities Center Aug. 21.
Members of the Directorate of Public Works and Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare, and Recreation place flags and placards with the names and ranks of fallen heroes along Porter Street Sept. 3. The Fort Detrick U.S. Army Garrison and the Fort Detrick Survivor Outreach Services will host a placard display and reception at the Fort Detrick Auditorium, 1520B Freedman Drive, Frederick, Maryland, at 2 p.m. Sept. 13. The ceremony will honor the brave men and women of the Armed Forces who gave their lives in defense of our Nation.