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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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Salute to the Armed Forces Event

Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce The Prince William Chamber of Commerce (pwchamber.org) is finalizing plans for the Annual Salute to the Armed Forces. The event honors the military presence in our area, including the Garrison Commander and Base Commander of our two local bases – Fort Belvoir and Quantico – who provide updates on their installations and honor …

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NOVA Veterans Association Announces New Team Members

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Northern Virginia Veterans Association announced new members to the Board of Directors and Advisory Council. Kerry D. Kirk is the newest member on the Board of Directors, Rich L. Anderson is the new Veteran Affairs Advisor, and Jeffrey K. Sapp is the new Nonprofit Advisor. Kerry D. Kirk is a Managing Director at Cambridge Associates, LLC, a global institutional investment …

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VFW Honors Virginia District Commander

Provided by Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. has announced that Charles P. “Chuck” Wilson has achieved “All-American” status as a District Commander from Northern Virginia. District 10’s VFW posts are located throughout Prince William, Fairfax, and Loudoun Counties. Wilson led Virginia District 10 to achieve first place worldwide, in a tough Division …

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VRE Hosts Training for TSA K-9 Teams at Broad Run Yard

Virginia Railway Express (VRE) hosted the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on a canine training event at the VRE Broad Run train yard in Prince William County as part of a continuous effort in interagency surface training. This training opportunity is one of many law enforcement related training events hosted by VRE with local, state and federal partner agencies in the …

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Ex-POW to Receive Hanoi Hilton Brick

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Provided by The Freedom Museum The Freedom Museum, as part of POW/MIA Month, will host a group of former U.S. Air Force (USAF) Vietnamese linguists who will present Rear Admiral (RAdm) Robert H. Shumaker, USN (Ret) a construction brick from the infamous Hoa Lo (Hanoi Hilton) prison.  The brick is a symbol of the service and sacrifice of millions of …

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Woodbridge Sailor at Work on USS New York

Provided by Navy Office of Community Outreach Engineman 2nd Class Patrick Bliss, from Woodbridge, sands a jacket water header pipe aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21). New York, homeported in Mayport, Florida, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy …

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Special Fathers Day Brunch at National Museum of the Marine Corps

Tun Tavern restaurant at the National Museum of the Marine Corps will host a special brunch for Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, starting at 10:00 a. m. Throughout the day, Museum visitors can participate in a variety of activities focused on robotics – simple robots, robotics in the Marine Corps and robotic-themed projects. Reservations for Father’s Day Brunch are required; …

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