APG Centennial 1917-2017

Team APG celebrates Army Birthday

June 22, 2017 Rachel Ponder, APG News 0

Team APG honored the past, present and future during a celebration of the 242nd birthday of the U.S. Army at Fanshaw Field June 14. The day featured the annual Army Birthday Run of APG units; […]

APG Centennial 1917-2017

My APG Story: Larry Brinegar

June 14, 2017 Yvonne Johnson, APG News 0

APG Teen Town cherished by area youth Larry Brinegar grew up in Aberdeen, the son of an APG Aberdeen Test Center civilian who died suddenly on the job from a brain aneurysm in 1967. Brinegar […]

APG Centennial 1917-2017

Community dedicates new APG Memorial

June 8, 2017 Rachel Ponder, APG News 0

A new memorial commemorating APG service members and Department of Defense civilians and contractors who lost their lives while on duty, was officially unveiled during a dedication ceremony at Festival Park in the city of […]

APG Centennial 1917-2017

Armed Forces Week program salutes recruits, families

Highlighting fresh commitments to the nation, Team APG and the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command welcomed new recruits and families into the military community during the Our Community Salutes program at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation […]

APG Centennial 1917-2017

APG program updates area retirees

APG Armed Forces Week 2017 festivities kicked off with the annual Retiree Appreciation Day gathering at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center May 13. Retiree Appreciation Day featured more than 20 representatives from local, state […]

APG Centennial 1917-2017

Career public servant ‘grew up’ on APG

To David Craig, Aberdeen Proving Ground was a normal part of growing up in Harford County. The 100-year-old installation was “just always there” and anyone who grew up in its shadow never even considered how […]

U.S. Army Photo by Yvonne Johnson, APG News
APG Centennial 1917-2017

Seniors tour APG, recall fond memories

For many who once lived, worked or played on Aberdeen Proving Ground, the years have not dimmed the affection they hold for this century-old installation. A group of seniors from the Glen Meadows Retirement Community […]

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APG Centennial 1917-2017

AMSAA couple mirrors careers, retirement

Two civilians with the U.S Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity, or AMSAA, decided late last year to retire at the same time. They had more than 77 years of combined service to the organization, in […]

APG Centennial 1917-2017

Curiosity led to restoration of ‘The Big Gun’

April 27, 2017 Yvonne Johnson, APG News 0

A former Ordnance Museum Foundation trustee, museum volunteer and a member of the APG Centennial Celebration Association played a pivotal role in the 1988-1989 restoration of the 16-inch gun that still rests on the former […]

APG Centennial 1917-2017

‘APG As Catalyst’ lectures continue at Hays-Heighe House

April 27, 2017 Yvonne Johnson, APG News 0

Deidre DeRoia of the Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division, explains natural resources management in the context of the surrounding ecosystem during the presentation, “APG – A Habitat Well Managed” at the Hays-Heighe House on […]

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