16 May 2016
USAG Public Affairs
FORT DETRICK, Md. - Fort Detrick invites the community to an Open House event in celebration of Armed Forces Day on May 21 from noon to 5:00 p.m. at the Nallin Pond Recreation Area on the installation.
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04 February 2014
By William Bradner, U.S. Army Installation Management Command

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO (January 29, 2013) – The Army announced today that it will release three public service announcements over the next year to increase awareness of DoD-issued gold star and next-of-kin lapel pins.

Fox Sports plans to air the first PSA Sunday, in the half-hour before kickoff of Super Bowl XLVIII.

The pins are designed to signify the loss of a loved one in support of our nation. Although the gold star pins have been in existence for decades, many Americans are unfamiliar with their meaning. The PSAs were developed to help educate and inform the public of the significance of the pins.

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03 June 2013
by Shannon Bishop, USAG Public Affairs

Do you know which holiday is the most deadly for alcohol-related automobile accidents?Independence Day. Right in the heart of summer, July 4th is the most deadly holiday due to alcohol-related car crashes.

This summer, each and every person should take the necessary precautions to ensure they remain safe during those summer activities in which they choose to participate.

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07 February 2013
Forest Glen will hold Restoration Advisory Board Meeting Feb, 7, 2013.
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31 January 2013
Information about the Early Warning System.
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24 May 2012
Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii), was the special guest speaker May 14, at the Asian Pacific Islander Heritage month celebration held at the Fort Detrick post gymnasium. Inouye, chairman of the United States Senate Committee on Appropriations, is the senior senator and president pro tempore of the U.S. Senate, making him the highest-ranking Asian American politician in American history.
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20 September 2011
After more than 30 years at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in the District of Columbia, the National Museum of Health and Medicine has completed its relocation to its new home at the Fort Detrick -- Forest Glen Annex in Silver Spring, Md.
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17 August 2011
Fort Detrick and U.S. EPA finalize Federal Facilities Agreement

Fort Detrick and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized the Federal Facilities Agreement August 5.    

The document was agreed upon by both parties earlier this year and sent to the public for comment January 4 through February 18.  Four comments were submitted to the EPA for this agreement.  

The Federal Facilities Agreement sets the framework for how the two agencies will interact and cooperate throughout the remediation activities at Fort Detrick.

Questions should sent to the U.S. Army Garrison Fort Detrick Public Affairs Office at (301) 619-2018 or via email at usagpao@amedd.army.mil
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Fort Detrick Seeks Public Comment on Net Zero Environmental Assessment

Fort Detrick has publicly released an Environmental Assessment for a 30-day public comment period active now through Sept. 8.   The Installation is encouraging any and all comments or questions that could make enhance efficiency or renewable concepts to assist in Net Zero Energy Initiatives.  To read the Assessment please go to: NET_ZERO_ENERGY_INITIATIVE_PEA_26JUL2011.pdf

Any comments, suggestions or questions should be directed to the U.S. Army Garrison Public Affairs Office at: (301) 619-2018 or email usagpao@amedd.army.mil

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01 May 2011
As part of ongoing security and force protection measures, visitors and employees at Fort Detrick Frederick and Fort Detrick Forest Glen can expect increased security measures in effect for the time being.
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19 April 2011
The contractor doing the work on the 7th Street Gate has to do one last test. We will close Veterans Gate at 7th Street Monday, 25 April, 8 p.m.-midnight.  
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17 March 2011
(Fort Detrick, Md.) – Independent experts with the National Research Council will meet March 21 at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center in Frederick, Md., to review the proposed site-specific risk assessment approach for the planned Medical Countermeasures Test and Evaluation Facility at Fort Detrick, Md. The public is invited to comment.
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