Ritchie History Museum Grand Opening to Showcase Rich Legacy of Fort Ritchie

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.

“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.

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.

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.

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.