The Public Affairs Office supports Fort Detrick 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 section assists members of the news media in reporting on Fort Detrick, ensuring the American public has access to the information they need understand the military's role in the community, in support of the nation, and in the world.
For media queries visit the Media Relations page.
The Command Information section provides news and information to members of the Fort Detrick community, by producing an array of command information products for our internal audiences to include The Standard newspaper, website and social media sites and the installation TV and radio station.
Community Relations programs support and sustain relationships between service members and leaders at Fort Detrick and citizens of neighboring civilian communities.
Fort Detrick works closely with resident units, including the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, 21st Signal Brigade and 6th Medical Logistics Management Center, to fulfill community requests.
Fort Detrick is honored to support community events with guest speakers, color guards, and other patriotic displays. Government organizations, civic groups, schools and community-based organizations may request military assets for their ceremonies and special events. All requests for support must comply with DoD and Army Regulations to be granted. Fill out the Request for Support Form below and return to Fort Detrick Garrison Public Affairs for consideration.