Fort Lee (Virginia, United States)

Type: City
Name: Fort Lee (Virginia, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 37.495701
Longitude: -77.335297
population: 7,520
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Make-a-Wish makes a teen an honorary soldier at Fort Lee

Jack Mcdonagh has always wanted to be a soldier in the ArmyThanks to the Make a Wish Foundation and Fort Lee his dreams have come true. He traveled all the way from Chicago to Virginia undergo some intense combat training.The best part is he got to experience ... [Published NBC12 Online - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Driver in Ridgefield crash that killed best friend is in a coma, family says

The 20-year-old driver in a Ridgefield car crash that killed one of his best friends is in a coma with a swollen brain, his mother said Friday.Tamer Ammar, a former Fort Lee High School football player, lost control of his 2014 Honda Civic and swerved ... [Published North Jersey.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

The Name-Dropper: The general Fort Lee was named after

don smith/staff photographer Revolutionary War re-enactors gathering in Fort Lee Historic Park. Long before there were a bridge, traffic problems and a town with a name that became a punch line for a running gag for Gilda Radner on the early days of "Saturday ... [Published North Jersey.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Mark Eugene Lewis

HAMILTON – Mark Eugene Lewis, 64, of Hamilton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, with his family by his side.Mark was born in Omaha, Nebraska on Aug. 19, 1949. He grew up in Sunset Hills, Missouri outside of St. Louis with his five brothers ... [Published Ravalli Republic - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Aramark : Federal Contracts Awarded by Federal Agencies in Virginia (July 18)

by DONABEL HARMSTargeted News ServiceWASHINGTON , July 18 -- The following federal contracts were announced by federal agencies based in Virginia .***MILITARY $585,510 Federal Contract Awarded to AramarkWASHINGTON , July 18 -- Aramark , Burbank, California ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Aramark : MILITARY $585,510 Federal Contract Awarded to Aramark

By Targeted News ServiceWASHINGTON , July 18 -- Aramark , Burbank, California , won a $585,509.60 federal contract from the Defense Commissary Agency , Fort Lee, Virginia , for linen and mat rental and cleaning services.For more information about Targeted ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

With US encouragement, VA disability claims rise sharply

LOS ANGELES — As Malvin Espinosa prepared to retire from the Army in 2011, a Veterans Affairs counselor urged him to apply for disability pay.List all your medical problems, the counselor said.Espinosa, a mechanic at Fort Lee in Virginia, had never considered ... [Published McClatchy DC - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Fort Lee taking a big hit from budget cuts

Fort Lee and the region is taking a big hit from automatic federal spending cuts that started March 1.The economic impact for Fort Lee is about a $85 million hit and translates into furloughs for many civilian works at the Army base.The cuts could result ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

One Simple Question Can Be a Turning Point

Red Cross adult and youth volunteers from McGuire Veterans Medical Center, Fort Lee and the greater Richmond area work at the Healing Garden. Many veterans across the country either live in, or have an extended stay at the numerous veterans’ hospitals ... [Published American Red Cross - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

All Opinions Are Local: Defense cuts continue to plague Virginia

By July 16 at 12:10 PMVirginia continues to see painful military spending cuts in the aftermath of the years- long U.S. intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan.Among the latest news is that the Army may cut  3,600 jobs  at Fort Lee, ironically the site of ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

202 EOD, fact or fiction?

FORT GORDON, Ga. — If you want to know what an explosive ordnance disposal technician does, all you need to do is watch “The Hurt Locker” right?For members of the 202nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 201st Regional Support Group, Georgia Army National ... [Published DVIDS - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Fort Lee Federal Credit Union and AFFN donate to Virginia Wounded Warrior Program

PRINCE GEORGE - Fort Lee Federal Credit Union, in partnership with Armed Forces Financial Network (AFFN) Matching Grant Program, was proud to donate $3,000 to the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program (VWWP). The donation was presented at Fort Lee Federal ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 01 2014]

Quotes

"I'm not as tall, I'm not as fast in running  I'm not as athletic  as some of the kids in my school are and I think make a wish foundation actually helps give you confidence." Jack said
...to document the experiences of former slaves in the 1930," Julieanna Richardson, founder and executive director of The HistoryMakers, said. "This relationship with the Library of Congress represents a momentous occasion for our organization. With the Library of Congress serving as our permanent repository, we are assured of its preservation and safekeeping for generations to come."
"This is not just for me, but for my team and all the hard work they have been putting in to develop NCOs who come through the NCO academy" he said
Lanning says: "There is no evidence that the British responded to the recommendations, nor is there proof that Lee's treachery directly influenced his poor performance."

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Make-a-Wish makes a teen an honorary soldier at... [Published NBC12 Online - 11 hours ago]
6 local residents contribute oral histories to ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 29 2014]
First Soldiers awarded Army Instructor Badge [Published United States Army - Jul 28 2014]
Driver in Ridgefield crash that killed best fri... [Published North Jersey.com - Jul 25 2014]
Rethinking Legacy and Functional Logistics [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 25 2014]
The Name-Dropper: The general Fort Lee was name... [Published North Jersey.com - Jul 24 2014]
Mark Eugene Lewis [Published Ravalli Republic - Jul 19 2014]
Aramark : Federal Contracts Awarded by Federal ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 18 2014]
Aramark : MILITARY $585,510 Federal Contract Aw... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 18 2014]
With US encouragement, VA disability claims ris... [Published McClatchy DC - Jul 17 2014]
Fort Lee taking a big hit from budget cuts [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 17 2014]
Arkansan Named Army National Guard Soldier of t... [Published KARK TV - Jul 17 2014]
One Simple Question Can Be a Turning Point [Published American Red Cross - Jul 16 2014]
All Opinions Are Local: Defense cuts continue t... [Published Washington Post - Jul 16 2014]
HESLOP, MELVIN L. [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 16 2014]
Army Wants Trucks to Drive Without Troops [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 15 2014]
202 EOD, fact or fiction? [Published DVIDS - Jul 14 2014]
Pittarelli: Elizabeth City lives up to its motto [Published Daily Advance - Jul 14 2014]
Virginia is No. 1 home for vets [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Jul 13 2014]
'Selfless': LeMasters promoted to major general [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Jul 12 2014]
New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Jeff Do... [Published DVIDS - Jul 11 2014]
20-year-old Marine sergeant on fast track in Af... [Published DVIDS - Jul 11 2014]
Army announces new assignments for 32 generals,... [Published Air Force Times - Jul 10 2014]
Former commander of DLA Central retires at agen... [Published DVIDS - Jul 10 2014]
5 Vets Honored by Cherokee Nation [Published Indian Country Today Media Network - Jul 09 2014]
Sun's out, guns out: Soldiers want OK to roll u... [Published Washington Times - Jul 08 2014]
DLA Aviation honors 2014 Hall of Fame inductee [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 08 2014]
Obituary – July 7, 2014 [Published Hopewell News - Jul 07 2014]
Virginia Guard aviators join multiple agencies ... [Published National Guard - Jul 07 2014]
Soldiers call for rolled sleeves in the summer [Published USA Today - Jul 07 2014]
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