Monthly Archives: November 2012

“1st Fort AP Hill Volunteer Platoon” conducts Training.

Would you volunteer to wake up at dawn on a Saturday to participate in a pilot program called, “Boots on the Ground Day?” That’s what 16 Fort A.P. Hill employees and Jeff Black from the Caroline Community Council did Nov. … Continue reading

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Fort AP Hill Commander Message for Thanksgiving

The success we’ve seen in the past year has certainly given us many reasons to be thankful. Your hard work and dedication has ensured our mission success and I am forever thankful to the Great People at AP Hill who … Continue reading

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IMCOM Looks to Expedite Hiring at Garrisons

By IMCOM Public Affairs Garrison commanders are recruiting for about 2,000 job openings, and while the competitive process can be time-consuming, exceptions to the process allow for noncompetitive selection of current IMCOM employees, transitioning soldiers, disabled veterans, and certain others. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday & Veterans Day Safety Message

For our history enthusiasts, today marks the 187th Birthday of our namesake, Lt Gen Ambrose Powell Hill, Jr. (A.P. Hill).  Born on November 9, 1825 in Culpepper, VA, AP Hill was a career U.S. Army officer in the Mexican–American War … Continue reading

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Fort A.P. Hill Veterans Day & POW MIA Observance

FORT A.P. HILL, Va. – Soldiers, Families, Department of the Army Civilians and guests joined together today for the raising of a Prisoner of War / Missing in Action flag at the Fort A.P. Hill headquarters and a Veterans Day … Continue reading

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Fort AP Hill Commander’s Message for Veteran’s Day

U.S. President Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed Armistice Day (renamed to Veterans Day in 1954) for November 11, 1919. In proclaiming the holiday, he said, “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in … Continue reading

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Commander’s Dispatch – 04 November 2012

Transitions are often the hardest thing for any command to execute. This past week, AP Hill flawless executed significant transitions in operations due to Hurricane Sandy. The week began with the installation transitioning into crisis contingency operations, continuing through recovery … Continue reading

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