May 24, 2012
Fisher House Chairman and CEO Ken Fisher, his niece Tora Fisher and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital Commander U.S. Army Col. Susan Annicelli cut the ceremonial ribbon to open the Fort Belvoir Fisher House along with U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd Austin III and other officials on May 22.
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Facility serves families of wounded warriors.
Fisher House, a temporary home for families of those wounded in Iraq, Afghanistan, and others was gifted to the U.S. Army in a dedication ceremony Tuesday morning, May 22, and attended by active and retired military, hospital staff, Pentagon leadership, and several military and civilian notables, including Medal of Honor recipient Retired Colonel Harry C. Barnum, Jr., U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff General Lloyd Austin, III, and Ft. Belvoir Community Hospital Commander Colonel Susan Annicelli.