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    Leaders explain lodging privatization

    The background of the Privatization of Army Lodging program and the anticipated impact of its implementation at Fort Lee on Oct. 1 were discussed at a public meeting in the Army Logistics University on April 20. About 70 community members attended the one-hour evening event.

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    ALU hosts Holocaust observance

    Community members gathered at the Lee Theater April 17 to show support for the Holocaust National Days of Remembrance observance at a ceremony hosted by the Army Logistics University. Jay Ipson – co-founder of the Virginia Holocaust Museum – was the guest speaker.

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    AWM Facebook post goes viral

    The U.S. Army Women’s Museum community might have known little about Capt. Marjana Bidwell prior to April 8, but thanks to the power of social media, those followers now know her well. A recent Facebook post drew attention to her story has reached more than 219,000 people.

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    Soldiers capture ‘ultimate’ titles

    Four Soldiers were hailed as winners of the Ultimate Warrior Competition here April 14-17. The victors are: Spc. Kendra Salem, Soldier of the Year; Sgt. Dustin Gill, NCO of the year; Staff Sgt. Clark Burns, AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year; and Sgt. Sidy Diallo, Instructor of the Year.

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    Events to focus on summer safety

    The Garrison Safety Office will host an award ceremony and Safety Day event May 19-20. Kelly Hinnant, a safety and occupational health specialist, is coordinating the activities and said part of the goal is to recognize employees who are doing great things within garrison directorates.

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Spring-Summer Safety

As the temperatures rise every spring, there's a corresponding increase in fatal Army accidents. Soldiers, Army Civilians and their family members are sometimes a little too eager to get back to the fun only warm weather can bring: motorcycles, road trips, water activities and relaxation with friends that often includes alcohol. Because Soldiers and civilians are undoubtedly going to enjoy their off-duty time or time away from the office, it's incumbent upon leaders at all levels to ensure they're equipped to make smart decisions.

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Last Updated: 4/23/2015 5:46:32 PM

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