Hamilton Spotlight

Garrison Commander Memorial Day Message

Remember and Honor Our Fallen Heroes

Established in 1868 to honor Civil War soldiers, Memorial Day is today a day of remembrance for all those who have sacrificed and died in the service of this Nation. In his proclamation to set aside this day, General John A. Logan, the Commander-in Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, directed that homage be paid to "...cherish tenderly the memories of our heroic dead who made their breast a barricade between our country and its foes." Read more:

Fort Hamilton kicks off Fleet Week with Salute to Ships

Fort Hamilton kicked off Fleet Week May 20 with an 11-gun salute to the parade of ships.

The parade of six ships included the USS San Antonio, USS Stout/USS Barry, USNA Yard Patrol Craft, USCGC Spencer, USCGC Sturgeon Bay, USA Hayward and one Fire Department of New York fire boat.

Hundreds of Fort Hamilton residents and students and guest from the local community attended the event. More photos...

 Fort Hamilton honors fallen police officers

Again this year, communities across the United States will come together during National Police Week, May 10-16, to honor and remember those law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice, as well as the family members, friends and fellow officers they left behind.

Here at Fort Hamilton, all fallen law enforcement officers remembered during Fort Hamilton’s Police Week Wreath Laying Ceremony, May 15 at the garrison flag pole in front of the garrison headquarters, Building 113 during the morning Reveille bugle call.

Read more: Fallen Officers

Service ditches 'Army Strong' for new branding strategy

Can you sum up your service, your commitment, your strength in a marketing slogan, five words or less, encapsulating everything the Army has and ever hopes to stand for? Read more: Army Strong.

Soldier For Life

The Soldiers for Life (SFL) TAP Fort Hamilton Network is up and running. The QR code works and the firewall issue was fixed...we are good to go

Point of contact for this network is USAG Fort Hamilton CSM and Ms. Deyanira Rios 718 630-4705. Read more: Soldier For Life.

Ask the commander

Do you have a question or issue you'd like to address with the commander? Feel free to ask by clicking the link below. A response will be given at the commander's earliest convenience. Ask the commander...

Business Insider magazine spotlights Fort Hamilton

New York City's only army base is nestled between the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and the neighborhood of Bay Ridge in Brooklyn.

Aside from people dressed in fatigues and the occasional military vehicle, visitors may not immediately realize that they're even in Fort Hamilton, which can feel more like a suburban neighborhood than an army installation. Read more...

Living on post: Easy choice for Military Families?

Are you and your family considering your options for living on base or out in town?  Base housing provides many benefits for Service Members, from camaraderie with fellow military families to convenience and amenities not typically found in civilian housing. Read more...

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Asian/Pacific Heritage

May is Asian American/Pacific Islander Month. 

Job openings

Fort Hamilton has one vacancy for a general engineer, GS-0801-12. The closing date for this vacancy announcement is May 29, 2015. For more information, visit General engineer.

West Point Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation has a vacancy for a lifeguard. The opening period for this announcement is now until Dec. 31, 2015. For more iiofrmation, visit Lifeguard.



Sexual Assault Hotlines

If you are a victim of, or need to report, a sexual assault, you may call the following phone numbers:

24/7 Garrison Sexual Assault Hotline: 347-452-4302

24/7 DoD Hotline: 877-995-5247


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