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Gil Trenum Presents American Flags to High School Principals

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Gil Trenum, Brentsville Magisterial District School Board Representative, recently presented American flags to the principals at Brentsville High School, Patriot High School and Stonewall Jackson High School to thank the Brentsville District community for the support he received during his one-year deployment to Africa. “The flags were flown on Sept. 11, on the …

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WWII Vets, Local Military Leadership to Join Chamber Members for Lunch

Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce On Tuesday, Jan. 23, the Prince William Chamber of Commerce will host their seventh Annual Salute to the Armed Forces Luncheon from 1100 to 1400 hours (that’s 11:00 a. m.-2:00 p. m. for the civilian) at the Clubs at Quantico and Crossroads Event Center. The event is presented by the Chamber’s Veterans Council and …

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Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Announces New Governors Council Members

Provided by Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Launched in 2005, the Governors Council is a fifty-state initiative to locate every member of the United States Marine Corps, past and present, and their families, giving them the opportunity to be acquainted with the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation (MCHF), National Museum of the Marine Corps and Marine Corps Heritage Center. Since the creation …

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Annual Wreath Across America Day December 16

Provided by Arlington Tours Arlington National Cemetery Tours is proud to support Wreaths Across America and their mission of honoring our nation’s greatest heroes. On Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 and Jan. 20, 2018. On these two days, we’ll assist the organization at Arlington National Cemetery to place ribboned wreaths at the foot of every headstone in a touching ceremony that …

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CWG Chapter Joins the Sgt. Mac Memorial Foundation Wreath-Laying Tribute

Provided by Colonel William Grayson Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution The Colonel William Grayson Chapter (CWG), Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution, joined hundreds of patriotic Americans at the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Quantico National Cemetery. This tribute is in honor of Sgt. Eric McColley, USMC. Evergreen wreaths with red bows were placed on over 11,000 graves of …

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PenFed Foundation Donates $300,000 to Construct Home for Wounded Warriors

Provided by PenFed Foundation PenFed Credit Union announced today that its charitable arm, the PenFed Foundation, is donating $300,000 to Serve Our Willing Warriors (SOWW) to construct a home that will provide a week-long respite in the Virginia countryside for hundreds of Wounded Warriors undergoing long-term medical treatment. “Many of these Wounded Warriors spend 365 days per year in the hospital recovering from …

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Wittman Visits Troops in Middle East

Provided by Congressman Rob Wittman’s Office Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) joined a bipartisan congressional delegation, led by U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) to Afghanistan, Kuwait, and Iraq, to thank U.S. servicemembers for their service and sacrifice ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Other members on the trip included U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), and U.S. Congressmen David Young (R-IA) and Keith …

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TD Bank Presents Northern Virginia Veterans Association with Contribution

Provided by Northern Virginia Veterans Association TD Bank presented a check to Northern Virginia Veterans Association to mark the end of their annual #TDBringChange Campaign. The presentation took place on Veterans Day at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas prior to the Hylton’s Veterans Day Celebration. Constantine Ferssizidis, Vice President at TD Bank, presented the check to Northern Virginia …

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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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