Welcome to Fort Belvoir
Fort Belvoir is home to more than 145 mission partners and provides services to more than 245,000 military, civilians, retirees and families. Belvoir strives to be home to all who live, work and play here.
Provide installation base support to enable mission readiness.
Leaders in Excellence serving those who serve.
Fort Belvoir Mission Partners
We are committed to strengthening our military community by collaborating with our mission and community partners.
Road to chaplaincy worth the wait for new Garrison chaplain
The first time chaplain (Lt. Col) Thomas Faichney asked about becoming a military chaplain was in 1997, while living in Escondido, Calif. A recruiter then told the Canadian native he was ineligible because he wasn’t a U.S. citizen.
The second time Faichney inquired about becoming a military chaplain was in winter 2000, while living in Atlanta. He applied to join the Canadian military as a reserve chaplain, but was told they were not hiring. ▶ Read More
ACS celebrates 55 years of Soldier support
Army Community Service began from the roots of the Army Emergency Relief program in the 1940s. Funded by donations of the American public, AER offices were located at Army posts throughout the U.S. AER provided the framework for the development of ACS. ▶ Read More
Hospital team works to protect you from the heat
Summer brings weather risks, including tornadoes, and Hurricane Hanna made landfall along the Texas coast last weekend. But, neither twisters nor tropical storms pose the greatest risk to human life, but summertime heat, according to the National Weather Service. That’s why Fort Belvoir Community Hospital’s Environmental Health Division keeps a steady eye on the sweltering temperatures. ▶ Read More
Fairy Forest becomes a community project
At the southern edge of Belvoir’s George Washington Village, there is a paved trail that curves invitingly into the forest. As you enter the dense cover, a wooden sign on the bridge signals what awaits: “Welcome to the Fairy Forest.”
Walking the trail, visitors begin to spot new scenes that have appeared since they were last there. ▶ Read More
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