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Program Offers Free Legal Services for Veterans

Provided by Prince William County The Prince William Area Agency on Aging’s Wills for Vets program is set to help Prince William, Manassas and Manassas Park veterans draw up legal documents. Area Agency on Aging Supportive Services Specialist Barbara Diehl said the agency is partnering with the Prince William Bar Association to provide local veterans with wills, power of attorney …

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Manassas Native Serves in Japan Aboard Forward-Deployed Ship

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Theodore Quintana, Navy Office of Community Outreach  SASEBO, Japan – A 2014 Osbourn High School graduate and Manassas native is serving in Japan in the U.S. Navy aboard USS Germantown. Petty Officer 3rd Class Briana Thomas is an interior communications electrician aboard the ship operating out of Sasebo, Japan. A Navy interior communications electrician …

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Prisoner of War Paul Galanti to Speak at Freedom Museum

Provided by Freedom Museum On Tuesday, 5 September 2017 at 7:30 p. m., Commander (CDR) Paul Galanti, U.S. Navy (Retired), will speak about his experiences as a Prisoner of War (POW) during the Vietnam War.  Galanti flew 97 combat missions in his A-4C Skyhawk before being shot down and captured on June 17, 1966.  He remained a prisoner of war …

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Sailor from Manassas in Portugal

Provided by U.S. Navy Office of Community Outreach Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Mohamed Hussein of Manassas throws line out to the pier from the deck of Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) as the ship arrives in Lisbon, Portugal July 25, 2017. James E. Williams, home-ported in Norfolk, is on a routine deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations …

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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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