The men and women of Arlington’s Special Operations Section come together to provide an escort for the President of the United States, negotiate with hostage takers, and help children cross the street to get to school. In this segment of ‘upclose’, we find out why this diverse group are in one section, and what motivates [...]
Up Close Episodes
Five years after its keel was laid down the USS Arlington finally sailed into its home port of Norfolk Virginia where it was commissioned into active service in the United States Navy. It was a memorable and moving beginning to what Arlington officials hope is a long relationship.
The Department of Environmental Services is Arlington County’s largest department, and the programs and services it provides encompass some of Arlington’s most basic and it’s most sophisticated. Join us for a partial tour of all the work DES staff do to keep the county running smoothly.