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Fort Hamilton Army Base - Brooklyn, NY

 

 

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July 15 National Pet Fire Safety Day

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Notification of Weed Control Services

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Members of the Veterans Corps of Artillery SNY Field Artillery Regiment fire an 11-gun canon salute to welcome the USS Iwo Jima assault ship as it enters New York Harbor during Fort Hamilton's annual Veterans Day celebration at the community club Nov. 10.

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Denise Sutton, hotel manager for the Holiday Inn Express here, invited Command Sgt. Maj. LaShan Hayes and several USAG Soldiers to help with assembling hygiene kits at the hotel July 6 to give to veterans at the Veterans Administration Hospital.

The group put together more than 100 kits then hand-wrote notes like "Thank You for Your Service" to insert into each kit to show their appreciation.

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Fort Hamilton celebrated the country’s 242nd birthday at Taylor Sports Field June 30.

Hundreds came out to see and here Rhythm and blues singer Raine Torae who returned this year along with Latin salsa and jazz band, Heshima, R and B group The Best Kept Secret and the Kamm Band. A 20-minute fireworks display immediately followed the concert.

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https://brooklynreporter.com/story/fort-hamilton-marks-countrys-independence-annual-celebration/

IMCOM Solider advances to final level of Best Warrior Competition

https://www.army.mil/article/207981

ID Card Office Closed Today

Friday, June 29, the ID Card office is closed for renovation and will re-open on Monday, 2 July

July 1 Salute to the HNLMS Holland

Sunday, July 1, the HNLMS Holland, the Royal Netherlands Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel will enter NY Harbor and pass Fort Hamilton. The vessel is heading into Manhattan and will dock at Pier 91 for some R & R.

At approximately, 9:30 a.m. on the 1st, the vessel will render two (2) 21 gun salutes to Fort Hamilton, first 21 for our Flag and second 21 for Fort Hamilton. Fort Hamilton, with assistance from the Veteran Corp of Artillery, will return a five (5) cannon gun salute welcoming the vessel into our Harbor.

The viewing at Fort Hamilton is not open to the public, those outside the installation can witness the salute and see the ship from the Shore Road Promenade/Belt Parkway.

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Today Open House Education Center

The Fort Hamilton Education Center Open House is today, Thursday, June 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Five institutions for higher learning will be present.

They are as follows:

Central Michigan University
St. Joseph's College
Bronx Community College (CUNY)
New York Institute of Technology
Center for Allied Health Education (CAHE)

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Commissary Closed Independence Day

The Commissary will be closed on Wednesday, July 4. The store will be open the day before, Tuesday, July 3 from 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. and will reopen on Thursday, July 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

TBTA Verrazano Bridge: "Lower Level Closure"

A media production with simulated gunfire and motor vehicle collisions are scheduled for three days to take place on lower level of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge.

Day 1: Monday June 25, 2018, 9:00 p.m. – Tuesday June 26, 2018, 5:00 a.m.

Day 2: Tuesday June 26, 2018, 9:00p.m. – Wednesday June 27, 2018, 5:00 a.m.

Day 3: Wednesday June 27, 2018, 9:00 p.m. – Thursday June 28, 2018, 5:00 a.m.

Education Center Open House

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More than three dozen runners and walkers participated in a 5K run/walk to celebrate the Army's 243rd birthday today.

The 3.1 mile route looped around Fort Hamilton twice starting and ending at the sports and fitness center.

With a time of 23:35, Sgt. Dino Guallpa of the New York Military Entrance Processing Station was the first to dash across the finish line. Spc. Angelica Aquino of the 107th Military Police Company, N.Y. National Guard was the first female to cross the finish line.

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Fort Hamilton doin it now and doin then! HOOAH!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IagqylYAbD0

More than three dozen runners and walkers participated in a 5K run/walk to celebrate the Army's 243rd birthday today.

The 3.1 mile route looped around Fort Hamilton twice starting and ending at the sports and fitness center.

With a time of 23:35, Sgt. Dino Guallpa of the New York Military Entrance Processing Station was the first to dash across the finish line. Spc. Angelica Aquino of the 107th Military Police Company, N.Y. National Guard was the first female to cross the finish line.

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HAPPY 243rd BIRTHDAY U.S. ARMY!!

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