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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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Northern Virginia Veterans Association

Provided by NOVA Veterans NOVA Veterans President/CEO Dr. Angela McConnell attended, as a representative of our veteran population, both the Executive Order signing in April, and the Bill Signing in June for the VA Accountability Whistle Blower Protection Act. She had the opportunity for conversations with Vice President Pence and VA Secretary Shulkins in order to offer support around execution of …

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Combat Art Gallery Opens at the National Museum of the Marine Corps

Provided by National Museum of the Marine Corps Fine art and Marine Corps history come together at the National Museum of the Marine Corps on July 9th. That’s when the Museum’s Combat Art Gallery opens with its inaugural exhibition “Honor, Courage, Commitment: Marine Corps Art, 1975-2015.” This first exhibition features 100 works of art by 22 artists and honors the …

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Wittman, Wicker Introduce ‘SHIPS Act’

Provided by Congressman Rob Wittman’s Office Congressman Rob Wittman, R-Va., and U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today introduced bicameral, bipartisan legislation that would make it the policy of the United States to achieve the Navy’s requirement of 355 ships. Under the “Securing the Homeland by Increasing our Power on the Seas (SHIPS) Act,” the fleet would be comprised of the …

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Meet Semper K9’s Newest Service Dogs in Training

Provided by Semper K9 Semper K9 announces the acceptance of Vegas and Morti into our service dog program. Vegas is a shepherd mix, adopted from our rescue partner Operation Paws for Homes. He is named in memory of Chief Warrant Officer Two Edward Duane Cantrell. Find out more about Vegas and his namesake here: semperk9.org/dogs/vegas. Morti is a golden retriever puppy donated …

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Summer Events at the National Museum of the Marine Corps

Provided by the National Museum of the Marine Corps The National Museum of the Marine Corps is offering a host of FREE events throughout the summer. Unless otherwise noted, all activities will be held in the Museum’s Leatherneck Gallery. Admission and parking are free. For more information about the Museum’s events and programming, please visit usmcmuseum.com/calendar-of-events.html.  The National Museum of the Marine …

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Semper K9 Raising Funds for New Facility

By Paul Keily Semper K9 Assistance Dogs is a nonprofit organization founded and operated by Chris and Amanda Baity that provides training to service and support dogs for military veterans. They are hoping to expand to a new property in Catlett, Virginia, where they will be able to provide a centralized location for their training services. Semper K9 was founded …

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Rep. Comstock Announces Employers For 10th Congressional District Veterans Jobs Fair

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) today announced over thirty employers attending the 10th Congressional District Veterans Jobs Fair that will take place on June 12 from 10:00 a. m. to 4:00 p. m. at the Loudoun County Public School Administration Building located at 21000 Education Court, Ashburn, Virginia 20148.  Veterans, transitioning military, and military dependent jobseekers need to bring …

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