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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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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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