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Gadson first double amputee to command Army garrison

A double amputee has taken the lead as a garrison commander for the first time in history. Col. Gregory Gadson took command yesterday at Fort Belvoir, Va., a garrison of more than 18,000 service members.

Tags: DoD , DoD Report , Army ,

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 09:03am EDT

Fort Detrick honors wounded veterans with barbecue

The Fort Detrick community celebrated the Army's 236th birthday on Saturday by honoring wounded service members at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington and the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda.

Tags: Fort Detrick , veterans , Wounded Warriors , Wounded Warrior Appreciation BBQ , Nallin Farm Pond

Sunday - 06/12/2011, 12:09pm EDT

Navy's Wounded Warrior program boosts vet hiring

The Naval Sea Systems Command received the ERE Recruiting Excellence Award for Best Military Talent program for its Wounded Warrior hiring program.

Tags: Naval Sea Systems Command , Kevin McCoy , hiring , VA , veterans , DoD , In Depth

Wednesday - 03/30/2011, 04:30pm EDT

Former Marine, family overwhelmed by strangers' efforts to build house

Homes for Our Troops is hosting a three-day Build Brigade this weekend to construct a specially adapted home for the Marine, who lost his left arm and right leg in an August 2005 explosion while stationed in Iraq.

Tags: Adam Kisielewski , Homes for Our Troops

Saturday - 03/26/2011, 12:16pm EDT

Hoops Fest raises money for Va. wounded warrior

The 16th annual Hoop Fest was held Friday at Hylton High School.

Tags: Hoops Fest , Basketball , Hylton High School , News & Messenger , David Fawcett , Joshua Himan , Afghanistan

Saturday - 03/19/2011, 12:01pm EDT