Monthly Archives: July 2016

Aiming for a higher caliber: Developing future weapon systems for Marine Corps snipers

“To be able to equip Marines with a weapon system that neutralizes threats in a higher caliber magnum cartridge would essentially save lives on the battlefield.” Continue reading

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Fort A.P. Hill FMWR Flyer, August Edition.

The Fort A.P. Hill – Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation August flyer is here! Check out this issue for all things F&MWR on Fort A.P. Hill with events in the local community.  Don’t for get to watch for your … Continue reading

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Fort A.P. Hill celebrates 75th Anniversary

“Today, Fort A.P. Hill boasts a reputation as the training destination of choice for all our military forces; and the veterans, the community and its leaders have all played a role in its success,” said Lt. Col. Andrew Q. Jordan, garrison commander, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort A.P. Hill. Continue reading

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Calling in backup; 2/8 Fox Co. trains for embassy reinforcement

“If there is any civil unrest in the area or if there is any danger of an embassy to be overrun or anything of that sort, we get sent in to reinforce it, to beef it up,” said Cpl. Charles White, a squad leader with the unit. “We train for any situation that may come up such as riots, mass casualties or shooters.” Continue reading

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Want to ‘catch them all?’ Keep safety, security in mind with AR games

While there are a smattering of Pokéstops scattered around the installation – near the post office, Anzio Annie, the Ordnance Bridge and the railcar on the Ordnance Campus – the best spot to grab several at once is near the Petersburg National Battlefield entrance on Fort Lee and close to the Quartermaster Museum and Army Women’s Museum. There are at least two Pokéstops and one gym near the battlefield and nine Pokéstops and a gym near the museums. Continue reading

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