The Public Affairs Office supports Fort Belvoir by communicating on behalf of the installation and its leadership - providing clear, accurate, timely information to internal & external audiences. We employ a variety of communication strategies- including internal news and information products, media engagement, and public outreach.
The Media Relations Branch is responsible directly to the Public Affairs Officer on all aspects of public information as applicable to civilian media coverage of incidents, accidents, events and activities of Fort Belvoir. Responds to all media queries regarding incidents, accidents, events and activities of Fort Belvoir. Serves as releasing officer for all news releases, to include written and verbal releases to media. Serves as liaison between media and the command.
The Command Information Branch maintains operational responsibility for the post newspaper, The Belvoir Eagle, social media sites, and the information hotline (703-805-3030). Command Information provides assistance to the PAO with emphasis on maintaining effective relationships, organizing and presenting appropriate information on special events sponsored by the installation and the internal command information program.
The Community Relations Branch is responsible for all aspects of the command’s community relations program to include developing understanding and support of the missions and functions of Fort Belvoir and being good neighbors by fostering relationships and understanding the needs of surrounding communities.
PAO manages the primary social media pages for USAG Fort Belvoir in accordance with DoD Social Media Policy and the U.S. Army SOcial Media Handbook.