Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Col. Gadson was greeted by more than 80 at The Fairfax, hosted by the Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce.
Fort Belvoir Garrison Commander Col. Gregory Gadson was welcomed to the neighborhood on Tuesday at The Fairfax military retirement community. More than 80 people attended the event, which was hosted by the Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce. "We at Fort Belvoir are an integral part of the Mount Vernon-Lee Community," said Gadson to the audience."Even though BRAC (Base Realignment and Closure) is over, there are still a lot of exciting construction projects going on base. There's the USO, the Women and Family Center, a 270,000 square foot PX complex that will open next June, and also a new commissary." Michael Gailliot, chairman of the Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce, welcomed Gadson. "Fort Belvoir is an important part of our …
Monday, September 24, 2012
The Chamber of Commerce will welcome Fort Belvoir Garrison Commander Col. Gregory Gadson.
The Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce will host a welcome reception for new Fort Belvoir Garrison Commander Col. Gregory Gadson on Tuesday. Gadson was the Director of the U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program before accepting command of Fort Belvoir in June. Gadson has served in the U.S. Army for more than two decades as a field artillery officer. He has served in major conflicts including Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm in Kuwait; Operation Joint Forge in Bosnia-Herzegovina; Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan; and Operation Iraqi Freedom. The reception is free and open to the public. The reception will take place on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Fairfax Retirement Community located at 0140 Belvoir Woods Pkwy., Fort Belvoir. …
Monday, June 25, 2012
There's a new Garrison Commander at Fort Belvoir
Monday, June 25, 2012
Fort Belvoir is under new leadership as of today. On Monday morning, Belvoir's new commander, Col. Gregory Gadson received the Fort Belvoir command flag from outgoing commander Col. John Strycula. Gadson, the Director of the U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program, is a 27-year Army veteran with three Bronze Star medals, a Purple Heart and Iraq and Afghanistan combat medals. He's a graduate of West Point Strycula, who was base commander since July 2010, oversaw the final stages of the Base Realignment and Closure implementation and a massive increase to the population of Belvoir. He is taking an assignment in Afghanistan. Installation Management Command’s Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter presided at the ceremony.