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    Fans fuel Redskins fever

    After spending a day at the Washington Redskins training center in Richmond, Sgt. 1st Class Elizabeth Philpott was clearly contented. “This was a fantastic and awesome experience” she said while resting in a VIP guest tent, looking eagerly at her smartphone full of photographs.

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    Post plans women’s equality events

    Two walk/running events here will bring recognition to the 2014 Women’s Equality observance. The first is set for Aug. 21 and will feature Sgt. Maj. Amelia Fisher as its guest speaker. The second is on Aug. 26, featuring remarks by Command Sgt. Maj. Cynthia Howard.

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    New leaders welcomed to 217th

    During a combined assumption of command and responsibility ceremony here Aug. 8, Capt. Andrew J. Widmeyer took charge of the 217th Military Police Detachment and Sgt. 1st Class Ernest H. Wilburn II became the unit’s lead sergeant.

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    Lee plans regional 9-11 ceremony

    A Fort Lee Remembrance Ceremony for victims of the 2001 terrorist attacks will include participation by emergency response personnel from the Tri-Cities, Prince George and Dinwiddie counties, and the military community. The event is set for Sept. 11 at 11:30 a.m.

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    Prospect of terrorism still high

    The threat of terrorism is greater today than it was 13 years ago when al-Qaida extremists carried out the attacks in New York City and Arlington. That’s the conclusion of a government report released in July, according to Gordon Slifer, antiterrorism officer for Fort Lee.

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Safety and Army Values

After 33 years in this great Army, I've had a lot of time to think about values and what they mean to our force. I'd like to share some of those thoughts with you now, specifically regarding how safety enhances the values we live by as Soldiers. I hope you'll see how seamlessly safety fits into each value, and how it can affect our Soldiers' decisions for the better when framed in the context of how we live as professional servicemen and women.

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