fort hamilton

Apr 232013
Home Reporter: Crucial Anti-Terror Unit To Remain At Fort Hamilton

NEWS: According to Home Reporter’s Helen Klein, the National Guard Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team (WMD-CST) at Fort Hamilton won’t be going anywhere anytime soon.

Apr 162013
City, Neighborhood On Edge After Boston Marathon Explosions

NEWS: New York City law enforcement and national security officials are on high alert after a series of apparently coordinated explosions ripped through crowds of spectators and participants near the finish line of yesterday’s Boston Marathon.

Dec 122012
CB 11 Chair And Ft. Hamilton Advocate Says Sandy Will Save Base From Budget Ax

NEWS: According to one local activist, Fort Hamilton has proven itself to be a vital facility for relief operations in the wake of Superstorm Sandy – a fact that should save the installation from federal budget cuts.

Nov 262012
In Midst Of Climate Change, Fort Hamilton Army Base Supports Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

NEWS: For the first time in its nearly two hundred year history, Fort Hamilton is being utilized as a staging and support area for hurricane relief efforts.

Oct 122012

NEWS: Last Sunday, exactly eleven years to the day after American boots first hit the ground in Afghanistan, an AWOL soldier attempted to surrender to military authorities at Fort Hamilton.

Sep 122012
Army: NY National Guard Joint Task Force - Empire Shield To Remain At Fort Hamilton

Yesterday on the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the U.S. Army’s Installation Management Command [IMCOM] issued a press release to announce that the New York Army National Guard Joint Task Force would remain at Fort Hamilton.

Jul 312012

Fort Hamilton Army Base’s new commanding officer Colonel Eluyn Ginés, who had previously served two tours of duty in Iraq, was welcomed during a “Change of Command” ceremony last Wednesday, writes Paula Katinas for the Brooklyn Eagle.

Ginés takes the place of Col. Michael Gould, who presided over Fort Hamilton for the last two years. Gould was recently reassigned to a Pentagon post in Washington, D.C.