Monthly Archives: June 2011

Ground breaking ceremony June 23 for the U.S. Route 301.

Lt. Col. Jack Haefner, Fort A.P. Hill garrison commander; Command Sgt. Maj. Miguel E. Reyna, Fort A.P. Hill garrison command sergeant major; and Sgt. 1st Class Jesse Krone of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Training Complex at Fort A.P. Hill join … Continue reading

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Army JROTC Cadets Grow in Confidence, Leadership at JCLC Mountain

The remaining 415 Army junior cadets continue in their Army Strong efforts to stay in the game and finish what they started as they grow in confidence and leadership during the six-day camp adventure. The typical daily routine for JCLC attendants consists of a 5:30am wake up call, movement to breakfast and/or chapel at 6:30am, with strength, confidence and leadership training beginning as early as 8am, and continuing throughout the day. Some of the camp activities consist of marksmanship, rope bridge, first aid, land navigation, rappel/confidence course, and leader’s reaction course. Continue reading

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Commanders reset Marines’ training

FORT A.P. HILL, Va. — A Marine Sea Stallion helicopter quickly circles into a clearing in the pine forest, maneuvering to avoid being targeted by ground fire. Two Cobra attack helicopters circle overhead for protection as observers on the ground radio intelligence to a 14-member Marine special operations team.

Right on time, the huge Sea Stallion touches down and the team — many members having slept through the three-hour flight — rushes off in two lines, spreading out in tactical formation in the tall grass, their M-4 assault rifles at the ready.

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US Army 236th Birthday 5K – Fort A.P. Hill style!

US Army 236th Birthday 5K, a set on Flickr.

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70th Anniversary Celebration

70th Anniversary, a set on Flickr. 70th Anniversary Celebration & US Army Twilight Tattoo. June 11th, 2011.

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Port Royal Historic Tour day

Port Royal Historic Tour day, a set on Flickr.

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Town of Bowling Green’s Americana military parade photostream

Fort A.P. Hill’s photostream on Flickr. Don’t miss all the action! Fort A.P. Hill gates open at 2 p.m. with plenty more fun and excitement planned on Post.

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