APG Garrison holiday decorating contest

A festive scene that pays tribute to first responders was created by 9-1-1 Call Center personnel. The center, located on APG South (Edgewood), competed in the second annual APG Garrison holiday decorating contest and won the “Best Overall” award during a Garrison awards presentation at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center Dec. 18. The center also snagged the “Most Festive” and “Most Extravagant” awards.


(Left) The front desk of the APG South (Edgewood) youth center is transformed into a winter scene featuring a colorful train with photos of staff members and children as “passengers.” The youth center won “The Best Use of Space” award.|

(Bottom, right)  The APG Garrison Operations team won the “Wow Effect” award for their door decoration featuring reused and recycled materials.

Other directorates that participated in the contest included the Army Substance Abuse Program; Resource Management Office; Main Post Chapel; Directorate of Public Works; Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation; Garrison Command Team; Directorate of Emergency Services.

APG Garrison Commander Col. Robert Phillips III thanked everyone who participated in the morale-boosting activity.

“The intent is you work together on things, you be creative, and you get to enjoy the rewards of it,”  he said.



Rachel Ponder, APG News