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Forest Park JROTC Battalion Named Honor Unit of Distinction

Provided by Prince William County Schools Congratulations to the Bruin Battalion of the Army JROTC for being recognized as an Honor Unit of Distinction after their recent 4th Brigade Inspection!  Only five percent of all Army JROTC programs in the country are recognized with this designation.  Congratulations to the Cadets, LTC (Ret) Jacqueline Bullock, Senior Army Instructor and First Sergeant Anthony Garris, Army Instructor.

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US Service Academy Day is April 29 in Charlottesville

Provided by Prince William County Schools Do you wonder whether you can handle the challenge of a lifetime? Ever thought you might look great in uniform? Check out the options for military service on April 29. Senator Mark Warner invites high school and middle school students, their parents, and school counselors to Academy Day 2017 on Saturday, April 29, from 10:00 a. …

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Military Service Academy Night at Gar-Field May 10

Provided by Prince William County Schools Congressman Gerry Connolly is partnering with PWCS to host Military Service Academy Night at Gar-Field High School on Wednesday, May 10, from 7:00­–9:00 p. m. for area students interested in attending one of the Service Academies. Students may also attend to learn about scholarships from the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). The program will include …

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Comstock Announces 10th Congressional District Military Academy Day

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock today announced the annual 10th Congressional District Military Academy Day.  This year’s Military Academy Day will be held on Saturday, May 6th, from 10:00 a. m.-1:00 p. m. at the Loudoun County Public School Administration Building located at 21000 Education Court, Ashburn, Virginia 20148.   The event is free and open to all students, parents …

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Military Service Academy Night: May 10

Provided by Prince William County Schools Congressman Gerry Connolly will partner with PWCS to host Military Service Academy Night at Gar-Field High School on Wednesday, May 10, from 7:00–9:00 p. m. for area students interested in attending one of the Service Academies. Students may also attend to learn about scholarships from the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). The program will …

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NBC4 Anchor to Host Prince William Valor Awards

Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce On March 23 from 2:00-4:30 p. m., Aaron Gilchrist, Co-Anchor of News4 Today will join the members of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce and presenting sponsor Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, for the 31st Annual Prince William Valor Awards. Open to the public with tickets priced at just $25 per person, the …

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Law Enforcement and Intelligence Community Career Fair, March 21

Provided by Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) Northern Virginia Community College’s Woodbridge Campus will host over 30 local law enforcement employers to recruit NOVA graduates and members of the general public at the 2017 Law Enforcement and Intelligence Community Career Fair from 9:00 a. m. until 2:00 p. m. Tuesday, March 21, at 2645 College Drive in Woodbridge. The fair, …

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Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Help Counter Cyber-Attacks

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office U.S. Representatives Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and Barbara Comstock (R-VA), along with U.S. Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to help state, local, and tribal governments more effectively counter cyber threats. According to a 2015 Ponemon Institute study, 50 percent of state and local governments faced six to 25 …

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Elizabeth Dole Foundation Announces Dumfries Residents as 2017 Fellows

Provided by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation The Elizabeth Dole Foundation today announced its 2017 class of Dole Caregiver Fellows – 31 military and veteran caregivers who have been carefully selected from across the country to represent the Foundation including Betsy Eves and Jacqueline Goodrich of Dumfries. As military/veteran caregivers, Eves and Goodrich will represent the state of Virginia from 2017-2019. Leaders …

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Comstock Votes To More Effectively Help Veterans

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after the House passed the WINGMAN Act, bipartisan veterans legislation of which she was an original cosponsor: “In an effort to enhance our ability to help our veterans, I became an original cosponsor of the WINGMAN Act, legislation that allows our District office staff to directly …

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