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Jeremy P. Jones named Director of Operations for the Young Marines

Provided by Young Marines The Young Marines, a national youth organization headquartered in Dumfries, hired Jeremy P. Jones, 41, as its new director of operations. Jones is responsible for assisting Col William P. Davis USMC (Ret.), who is the national executive director and CEO of the Young Marines, and all deputy directors with implementation, review and monitoring key planning documents. …

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Historian to Speak on Pearl Harbor at Freedom Museum

Provided by Freedom Museum In December, the Freedom Museum will honor the memory of the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.  On Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at 7:30 p. m., Dr. Laurence M. Burke, curator of the U.S. Naval Aviation collection at the National Air and Space Museum, will speak about the Pearl Harbor and Naval Aviation. His studies …

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Veterans Day: To Men and Women Brave and Strong, We Thank You

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) PWCS salutes our nation’s heroes in honor of Veterans Day. We thank all of the men and women in our armed forces for the contributions they have made to keep our nation safe and secure. We pay special tribute to School Division employees who are military veterans or are currently serving; not only are …

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Veterans Day Ceremony – Nov. 11 at Quantico National Cemetery

Provided by Potomac Region Veterans Council The Potomac Region Veterans Council (PRVC) is holding a National Veterans Day ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Quantico National Cemetery beginning at 11:00 a. m.  Since this Veterans Day falls on a Saturday, upwards of 1,500+ people are expected to attend this event, which is open to the public.  Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen …

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NOVA-Woodbridge Campus to Host Military Appreciation Day Event Nov. 8

Provided by Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) The Woodbridge Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will host a Military Appreciation Day in honor of those who have and are currently serving in the United States Armed Forces. With 15 percent of NOVA students classified as veterans or active duty personnel, NOVA’s Office of Military and Veterans Services (OMVS) has continuously …

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Woodbridge Native Supports the Navy’s “Silent Service” Half a World Away

Provided by U.S. Navy Office of Community Outreach A 2009 Freedom High School graduate and Woodbridge native is aiding the U.S. Navy’s silent service in the submarine community as part of a hybrid crew of Sailors and civilian mariners working aboard the expeditionary submarine tender USS Emory S. Land. Petty Officer 2nd Class Almira Rose Rivera is a logistics specialist …

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Local Officials Unveil New Prince William County Veterans Treatment Docket

Provided by Del. Richard Anderson’s Office On Oct. 3, Delegate Rich Anderson (R-51), Delegate Scott Lingamfelter (R-31), and Supervisor Ruth Anderson (Occoquan) stood together to unveil Prince William County General District Court’s new veterans’ treatment docket. In recognition of the toll on Virginia’s veterans that accompanies military service, the mission of the Prince William County Veterans Treatment Docket is to …

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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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