Citations with the tag: FORT Monroe (Va.)

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  • Ft. Monroe Seafood Fling.
    Jackson, Maria // Parks & Recreation; Dec95, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p39 

    Features Fort Monroe, Virginia's hosting of the Seafood Fling festival. Features of the festival; Highlights; Activities.

  • e-Card Will Help Soldiers With Studies.
    Caldwell, Jim // Program Manager; Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p29 

    Focuses on the use of electronic cards (e-card) for the research projects of soldiers in professional development in Fort Monroe, Virginia. Capability of the e-card to link to military Web sites; Adoption of video and computer-based training; Benefits of e-card in distance learning.

  • DISASTER @ Fort Monroe.
    Caldwell, Jim // Military Images; Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p23 

    This article focuses on an incident at Fort Monroe, Virginia, that happened on July 21, 1910 when a 12-inch "disappearing" gun accidentally exploded killing 11 gunners manning it.

  • The USS Cumberland.
    Fandino, Anthony // U.S. Stamp News; Apr2010, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p12 

    The article presents a letter written by a naval officer on board the U.S. Ship Cumberland while docked at Fort Monroe, Virginia on January 23, 1862 and a few weeks before it was sunk by CSS Virginia. It provides a detailed account of the encounter between CSS Virginia and Cumberland where...

  • The Drill Sergeant of the Year competition 2009.
    Kim, Carroll // Soldiers; Sep2009, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p4 

    The article recounts the Drill Sergeant of the Year competition that took place at Fort Monroe, Virginia, starting June 21, 2009. The top drill sergeants chosen to participate took on week-long physical and mental challenges, but also benefited from each other's input and training advice. The...

  • JOINT DOCTRINE WORKING PARTY.
    Kim, Carroll // JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly; Summer99, Issue 22, p112 

    Features the meeting of Joint Doctrine Working Party held at the Joint Warfighting Center in Virginia. Sponsorship of the Director for Operational Plans and Interoperability and Joint Staff in the event; Agreement of the participants to assign doctrine on civil affairs; Presentation of a...

  • Discriminating Explorer: Fort Monroe National Monument--Hub Of A Classic Historic Harbor Tour.
    Kim, Carroll // National Parks Traveler; 8/13/2012, p1 

    The article offers travel tips for the Fort Monroe National Monument in Virginia, and includes information on the Casemate Museum, Mariner's Museum, and Nauticus museum.

  • Meeting of the National Park System Advisory Board; November 28-29, 2012.
    Ripps, Alma // Federal Register; 9/27/2012, Vol. 77 Issue 188, p59416 

    The article offers information on a meeting of the U.S. National Park Service to be held in Fort Monroe, Virginia from November 28-29, 2012.

  • Mapping Our Past.
    DAVIS, THULANI // Crisis (15591573); Spring2011, Vol. 118 Issue 2, p12 

    In this article, the author discusses the history of Fort Monroe in Virginia and proposes a National Park for the area to mark it as the site where enslaved Africans were first brought to America. Details related to possible avenues for achieving this goal, including legislation to be drafted by...

  • Fort Monroe: A New National Monument Has A Rich Past And A Potentially Complex Future.
    DAVIS, THULANI // National Parks Traveler; 8/6/2012, p1 

    The article focuses on the national monument Fort Monroe, a masonry fort in Virginia, reflecting some aspects of its past and future. The fort was built in 15 years starting from 1819. Fort Monroe had experienced a beautiful past including the military history as it was a military base for 192...

  • Freedom's Fortress.
    Rennicke, Jeff // National Parks; Fall2010, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p1 

    The article focuses on the Old Point Comfort Lighthouse in Fort Monroe, Virginia. It offers historical background of the American landmark. It discusses the efforts in making the Fort Monroe a National Park as a way of preserving the historical structure. Stephen Corneliussen, resident and vice...

  • Battle over the future of America's Army.
    Landay, Jonathan S. // Christian Science Monitor; 6/22/99, Vol. 91 Issue 144, p2 

    Focuses on the fierce debate over the future of the United States Army. The Army's premier war-fighting think tank that is located at Fort Monroe, Virginia; Criticism of the Army's Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC); How this concept reflects intensified efforts by the Army to adapt to a...

  • Feds Save Fort.
    Landay, Jonathan S. // Civil War Times; Feb2012, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p14 

    The article reports that Fort Monroe on the Chesapeake Bay has been acquired by the state of Virginia following its deactivation and notes that the fort served as the prison for Confederate States of America president Jefferson Davis following the close of the U.S. Civil War.

  • Joint pub distribution.
    Landay, Jonathan S. // JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly; Autumn98/Winter99, Issue 20, p115 

    Focuses on the Joint Warfighting Center of the United States Armed Forces. Inventory of joint publications and other approved titles; Availability of printed and electronic materials; Service publication centers.

  • Fort Monroe, Virginia.
    Kostyal, K. M. // Military History;  

    The article offers historical information on Fort Monroe in Virginia. The importance of strategic coastal fortifications to the U.S. was made clear during the War of 1812. The stone fortress was constructed in 1819 in honor of then-President James Monroe and the Union recognized the significance...

  • First Black Child Born in America Inspires New University.
    Kostyal, K. M. // Chicago Citizen - Chatham Southeast Edition; 10/17/2012, Vol. 47 Issue 30, p3 

    In this article, the author reflects on the opening of a university named William Tucker University (WTU) in the U.S. in 2013. He informs that inspiration behind the opening of university was William Tucker, the first black child born at Fort Monroe, Virginia in 1624. He further mentions that...

  • Fort or Fortress Monroe, Old Point Comfort.
    Fandino, Anthony // U.S. Stamp News; Sep2009, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p22 

    The article presents a historical background of Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia. It states that the fortress, named after President James Monroe, was built under the supervision of General Simon Bernard to protect the Hampton Roads/Chesapeake Bay at Old Point Comfort. Key milestones in the...

  • Fort Monroe National Monument Launches Planning Effort With Open House Events On April 30th, 2012.
    Fandino, Anthony // National Parks Traveler; 4/10/2012, p1 

    The article offers information on planning effort in Fort Monroe National Monument. It states that the Superintendent of the park, Kirsten Talken-Spaulding announced that the start of the park's inaugural planning effort with April 30, 2012, open house sessions and a web page would be created to...

  • Fort Monroe and the National Park Service.
    Schultz, Fred // Naval History; Feb2008, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p9 

    The article focuses on the future use of the 570 acres of land after the closure of army post, Fort Monroe, Virginia, in 2011. It states that the decision of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment (BRAC) Commission of the U.S. resulted in a survey by the U.S. National Park Service (NPS)...

  • Massachusetts Men in Gray at Fort Monroe, 1861.
    Weddle, Ryan B. // Military Collector & Historian; Winter2011, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p291 

    The article discusses the 3d and 4th Regiments of the Massachusetts Militia who were stationed at Fort Monroe, Virginia during the American Civil War. A historical background of U.S. General Winfield Scott's request for reinforcements to Fort Monroe is presented. The gray military uniforms that...

  • Trident Warrior 2011.
    Doll, Emily // CHIPS Magazine; Oct-Dec2011, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p56 

    The article offers information on the Trident Warrior (TW), an annual fleet experimentation directed by the U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) of the Navy, that was held in Fort Monroe, Virginia on July 18-20, 2011. The event showcased innovative technologies, capabilities, and tactics, techniques...

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