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Local SAR Chapter Sponsors Military Service Member for Gala

Provided by Col. William Grayson Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution The Colonel William Grayson Chapter of the Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution presented a $350 check to Serve Our Willing Warriors to sponsor a Warrior and his or her date at the organization’s 2nd Annual Gala fundraiser at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, on 04 November …

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Museum to Hold Annual Fete

Provided by Freedom Museum The Freedom Museum will hold this year’s Hangar Dance Fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 from 7:30 to 11:00 p. m.  The $80 per person admission will include a dinner catered by JR’s Custom Catering and the music of the 1940s and 1950s performed by The Swing Machine.  The evening will also have a short swing …

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Program Offers Free Legal Services for Veterans

Provided by Prince William County The Prince William Area Agency on Aging’s Wills for Vets program is set to help Prince William, Manassas and Manassas Park veterans draw up legal documents. Area Agency on Aging Supportive Services Specialist Barbara Diehl said the agency is partnering with the Prince William Bar Association to provide local veterans with wills, power of attorney …

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Manassas Native Serves in Japan Aboard Forward-Deployed Ship

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Theodore Quintana, Navy Office of Community Outreach  SASEBO, Japan – A 2014 Osbourn High School graduate and Manassas native is serving in Japan in the U.S. Navy aboard USS Germantown. Petty Officer 3rd Class Briana Thomas is an interior communications electrician aboard the ship operating out of Sasebo, Japan. A Navy interior communications electrician …

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Prisoner of War Paul Galanti to Speak at Freedom Museum

Provided by Freedom Museum On Tuesday, 5 September 2017 at 7:30 p. m., Commander (CDR) Paul Galanti, U.S. Navy (Retired), will speak about his experiences as a Prisoner of War (POW) during the Vietnam War.  Galanti flew 97 combat missions in his A-4C Skyhawk before being shot down and captured on June 17, 1966.  He remained a prisoner of war …

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Sailor from Manassas in Portugal

Provided by U.S. Navy Office of Community Outreach Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Mohamed Hussein of Manassas throws line out to the pier from the deck of Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) as the ship arrives in Lisbon, Portugal July 25, 2017. James E. Williams, home-ported in Norfolk, is on a routine deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations …

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Micron Technology To Receive Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Certification

Provided by Virginia Department of Veterans Services On Wednesday, August 2 at 10:00 a.m., there will be a presentation to Micron Technology by the Virginia Department of Veterans Services recognizing firm’s certification as an official Virginia Values Veterans (V3) employer. The Certification recognizes Micron Technology’s commitment to recruiting and hiring of military veterans. Ceremony to be followed by tour of Micron Technology’s Manassas …

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Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Hosts Annual Summer Concert Series

Provided by Marine Corps Heritage Foundation The United States Navy Band Sea Chanters will begin the Summer Concert Series at the National Museum of the Marine Corps on August 2 at 7:00 p. m. As the official chorus of the United States Navy, the Sea Chanters perform throughout the United States singing traditional choral music, sea chanteys, patriotic fare, opera, …

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Governor To Open New Veterans Business Office in Manassas

Provided by Virginia Department of Veterans Services The Virginia Department of Veterans Services is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of our newest Veterans Benefits office next Tuesday, July 18 in Manassas. Governor McAuliffe and state and local officials will be on hand for the ceremony which will take place from 11:15 a. m.-12:15 p. m. at the new office …

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