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Army announces winners of the 2016 Best Warrior Competition

by David San Miguel Fort A.P. Hill congratulates Spc. Robert D. Miller and Sgt. 1st Class Joshua A. Moeller upon their selection as the winners of the 2016 Best Warrior Competition.  The announcement was made today during the Association of … Continue reading

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Fort A.P. Hill hosts the 2016 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team of the Year competition

Six EOD teams from across the Army will rally to compete in this championship event that will test the soldiers’ technical and tactical knowledge as well as their ability to perform important war-fighting munitions handling and disposal functions under challenging conditions. Continue reading

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Antiterrorism efforts are everyone’s responsibility, always

“The only way to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond and recover collectively and as individuals when faced with a hostile situation is to know what to watch for, and how to respond,” Continue reading

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Fort A.P. Hill offers first-rate ID card service

“We basically provide ID card service to all active duty and Reserve component service members to include their family members,” Bright said. “This service extends to Department of Defense employees, government contractors, military families, military/DOD retirees, and their respective widows/widowers.” 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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Long hours, hard work to ensure Soldiers get hot food

Thursday, June 16, 2016 FORT A.P. HILL, Virginia. – Ask any Soldier whether they would rather have a hot meal or a pre-packaged meal and the answer will almost always be unanimously in favor of the hot meal. With this … Continue reading

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