Band salute:

The Army Ground Forces Band Summer Salute will hold a summer concert series to salute America. The concerts feature the Army Ground Forces Band’s concert band, Jazz Guardians and the rock band, the Loose Cannons and will host the following concerts.

Saturday, Army Birthday Celebration, 7 p.m., Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville

Aug. 9, Salute to the American Dream, 7 p.m., Festival Park, Fayetteville

Aug. 16, Salute to Jazz, 7 p.m., Festival Park, Fayetteville

Aug. 30, An 1812 Salute, 7 p.m., Festival Park, Fayetteville

For more information about the Army Ground Forces Band call 570-1752 or visit

Longstreet Presbyterian Church reunion planned

The descendant congregation of the Long Street Presbyterian Church, the Fort Bragg Cultural Resources Management Program and the Fort Bragg Chaplain’s Office will host the annual Longstreet Presbyterian Church reunion, June 30, 11 a.m. Servicemembers and the public are invited to the worship service and a potluck picnic lunch on the church grounds. All faiths are welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring a dish to share with the community at the picnic. One, of two antebellum churches on Fort Bragg, the church was established in the mid-1700s by Highland Scot immigrants. The current structure was completed in 1847. The church has no electricity or climate controls, so attendees should dress appropriately for weather conditions. For more information, contact the Fort Bragg CRMP at 396-6680.

Commissary survey

Whether you shop at your local commissary or not, the Defense Commissary Agency wants to hear from you. Through Aug. 1, an online survey will be available on You may participate by clicking on the “take our survey” link or accessing the survey directly at The responses will be analyzed and used to improve the commissary for patrons. The survey takes only eight to 12 minutes to complete.

Road improvements

Construction crews will begin work to widen the Gruber and Longstreet roads intersection beginning Monday through the end of 2013. Improvement work will include resurfacing and traffic signal upgrades at four signalized intersections on Longstreet Road. Some of the work will be performed at off-peak hours, at night and or weekends.

Blood drive scheduled

The 3rd Military Information Support Battalion is planning a blood drive, June 21, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the MISOC Classroom on Psyop/MISO Way.

For more information, call Staff Sgt. Nick Waddell at 432-1060.