Cascade, Maryland News (6/1/2023) – The much-anticipated grand opening of the Ritchie History Museum is set to take place on June 9th, 2023, marking a significant milestone in preserving the legacy of Fort Ritchie and honoring the contributions of World War II veterans. The museum, located in the heart of Cascade, aims to educate the public about the historical significance of the fort and its impact on the local community and the nation.
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“Condor” Aircraft Makes Final Flight to Hagerstown, Maryland
HAGERSTOWN, MD News (2/16/2023) – On February 15, 2023, the 147th Attack Wing of the Texas Air National Guard retired its RC-26 Condor aircraft to the Hagerstown Aviation Museum in Maryland. The RC-26 has served the 147th Attack Wing, and the Air National Guard, with distinction for over 30 years and has been a critical workhorse in various missions around the world. Its retirement to the museum will serve as a reminder of its contribution to the Air National Guard and the sacrifices made by those who have served our State and Nation.
Dr. Sara Ruiz Named USAMRIID Civilian of the Quarter
Frederick, MD (Fort Detrick) News (2/16/2023) – Dr. Sara Ruiz was named the Civilian of the Quarter (Q4 2022) at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) at Fort Detrick, Md. Ruiz, a principal investigator for the Bacteriology Division, served as lead investigator for multiple simultaneous studies.
Former medic excels at academics, leads medical, burn treatment development
FREDERICK, MD (Fort Detrick) News (1/12/2023) – Kristin Jones Maia has a passion for learning, and it shows. As a product manager and go-to expert at Fort Detrick’s U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity (USAMMDA), she leads a development team focused on battlefield burn treatments.
Army civilians provide continuity, play key support role for MEDLOG Soldiers
FREDERICK (Fort Detrick), MD News (11/3/2022) – Department of the Army Civilians and contractors provide a crucial support mechanism to medical logistics forces when they deploy, assisting Soldiers wherever the fight may take them.
The mission often requires civilian members of U.S. Army Medical Logistics Command to embark on temporary duty, or TDY, assignments throughout the country and abroad. Missions range from preparation and planning, training support prior to a unit’s deployment, medical maintenance to sustain vital pieces of equipment and more.
Medical Research and Development Professionals Gather for Leadership Program at Fort Detrick
FREDERICK (Fort Detrick), MD News (11/1/2021) – Once again, leaders from the Medical Research and Development (USMRDC) Command gathered at Fort Detrick’s Building 1520 for a career-altering experience, Oct. 6, 2022.
Hagerstown Native Places as Third Fastest Female in 47th Marine Corps Marathon
HAGERSTOWN, MD News (10/30/2022) – Lauren Cramer, a native of Hagerstown, Maryland, crossed the finish line as the third fastest female with an unofficial time of 3 hours, 49 minutes, and 43 seconds for the Marine Corps Marathon 50K in Arlington, Virginia, during the 47th Marine Corps Marathon weekend Oct. 30, 2022.
Collaboration ensures focus on sustainment for new Army medical devices
FREDERICK (FORT DETRICK), MD News (10/28/2022) – Collaboration between U.S. Army medical materiel developers and sustainers means that new devices fielded to the warfighter not only provide the required capabilities, but also longevity and durability in the field, as well as value to the American taxpayer.
You will never hit the target if you do not take the shot
Frederick (Fort Detrick), MD News (10/24/2022) – USAMMDA Medical Logistician Capt. Brian Robinette credits family, fellow Soldiers, servant leadership as secret to success.
Hurricane Ian Cleanup: First temporary ‘Blue Roof’ installed in Fort Myers
FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. (10/9/2022) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors in Fort Myers, Florida, installed the first temporary ‘Blue Roof’ the first home from the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.
Operation Blue Roof is a priority mission managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for FEMA. The goal of the Blue Roof program is to provide homeowners in disaster areas with fiber-reinforced, industrial-strength sheeting to protect storm-damaged roofs until homeowners can make permanent repairs.