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The Young Marines Raises Money at Annual Golf Tournament

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Provided by The Young Marines The Young Marines, a national youth organization, raised $45,000 at its annual golf tournament held Sept. 24 at the Medal of Honor Golf Course at Marine Corps Base Quantico. For more than a decade, vendors who are in town for the Modern-Day Marine Expo, members of the Marine Corps League, and supporters of the Young Marines, …

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Veterans Day Events from Flags for Heroes

Provided by Lake Ridge Rotary Lake Ridge Rotary is hosting the inaugural “Flags For Heroes” event.  We have raised and are currently flying “100 Flags in Honor of 100 Years,” celebrating Armistice/Veterans Day.  The display is at Memorial Park in front of the Prince William County Complex. We are hosting an “All Veterans Muster” at 4:30 a. m. on Sunday, …

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Sheetz Celebrates Veterans Day with Free Meal

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Provided by Sheetz Sheetz will show its respect and gratitude for veterans and active duty military personnel on Veterans Day by offering a free meal and a free carwash. On Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, Sheetz invites all veterans and active duty military personnel to enjoy a free six- inch turkey sub and a regular size fountain drink. Sheetz locations offering carwashes will provide …

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Nominations Open for Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Awards

Provided by Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Nominations are open for the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation 2019 Annual Awards Program. Each year the Foundation presents a series of awards for creative works preserving or advancing Marine Corps history, traditions, culture or service. Marines and civilians are eligible to submit their own artistic entries or the distinguished work of others. Awards will …

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National Test of Wireless Emergency Alert System & Emergency Alert System

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Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue There will be a national test of the wireless emergency alert system and the emergency alert system on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Communications Commission will conduct a nation-wide test of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system, as well as a test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). …

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CWG Chapter Presents Wounded Warrior Challenge Coins

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Provided by Col. William Grayson Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution The Colonel William Grayson Chapter (CWG) of the Sons of the American Revolution presented two Wounded Warrior Challenge Coins this summer. On Aug. 24, Compatriot Barry Schwoerer presented a Wounded Warrior Challenge Coin to Specialist Raymond McKennon, United States Army (Retired) at the Serve our Willing Warriors Retreat in …

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Woodbridge Native Keeps Navy Wing Flying

Provided by U.S. Navy Office of Community Outreach A 2012 Gar-Field High School graduate and Woodbridge native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard Naval Air Station Jacksonville. This is home to the U.S. Navy’s newest maritime, patrol and reconnaissance aircraft. Airman Apprentice Marcos Walton is a Navy aviation ordnanceman serving with Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing 11 (CPRW-11). A Navy …

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NOVA Veterans Association Hosts Second Annual Biketoberfest

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Provided by Northern Virginia Veterans Association NOVA Veterans Association hosts the Second Annual Biketoberfest at Warren County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 12:00 to 8:00 p. m. This event features live music, food trucks, beer, a classic pinup girl contest, and vendors. It is also family-friendly, with face painting and many other children’s activities. Tickets can be purchased here. All …

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NOVAVETS: Looking for a Few Good Leaders

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By Major General David Bice The Northern Virginia Veterans Association (NOVAVETS) is an organization with a sole purpose of supporting veterans, transitioning military members and their families throughout the Northern Virginia region.  Located in Manassas, the association is a one-stop hands-on non-profit that provides that support at no cost to the veteran or family member.  Those in need are connected to …

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Manassas Native Serves with Versatile U.S. Navy Helicopter Squadron in Guam

Provided by U.S. Navy Office of Community Outreach A 2015 Osbourn High School graduate and Manassas native is serving with the U.S. Navy with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 on the island of Guam. Yeoman 3rd Class Tyree Pierre is serving with HSC 25, known as the “Island Knights,” a versatile squadron that’s capable of completing a number of …

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