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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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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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Flags Honor the Fallen

Provided by Anthony Garris May is National Military Appreciation Month! Please join Forest Park High School JROTC and Combat Veterans of America Motorcycle Club on Saturday, May 27, 2017, as we partner again this year to honor our military service members who made the ultimate sacrifice. We will MEET at Quantico National Cemetery with a mission to place 10,000 flags …

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Last Full Measure of Devotion: Enduring Respect for Fallen Soldiers

Provided by Prince William County Schools Carrying on the time-honored tradition of placing wreaths to honor fallen soldiers, more than 50 students and staff from Rippon Middle School participated in the National Wreath Project on December 3 at the Quantico National Cemetery. Students learned in class about the tradition and its significance to America’s history and freedom. They joined hundreds …

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Military Honors at Quantico for Two Local Veterans

Provided by Missing in America Project The MISSING IN AMERICA PROJECT will conduct a ceremony in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Two veterans whose unclaimed cremated remains that were each in the care of the Prince William County Sheriff’s Office and the Manassas Park Police Department will be honored. Services will be conducted, with full military honors, at 11:00 a. m., Wednesday, …

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Veterans Laid to Rest with Honors at Quantico National Cemetery

by Amanda Causey Baity | Photos by Missing in America Project Triangle, Va.- Tuesday May 3rd, 2016 the unclaimed remains of 12 veterans were laid to rest at Quantico National Cemetery. The ceremony was coordinated by the Missing in America Project (MIAP). The mission of MIAP is to locate, identify and inter the unclaimed cremated remains of American veterans through the joint …

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New Administration Building Opens at Quantico National Cemetery

Contributed by Prince William County Quantico National Cemetery, which sits at the southern edge of Prince William County near Triangle, recently opened a new administration building at the cemetery’s main entrance off Joplin Road. The building houses a director’s office, an operations center, staff offices, a multi-purpose room, public information center and public restrooms. During the ribbon cutting ceremony on …

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Honoring Our Veterans at Quantico National Cemetery

By Helena Tavares Kennedy, Contributing Writer Everyone’s heard of Arlington National Cemetery, but did you know there’s a national cemetery right here in Prince William? Quantico National Cemetery, located on Route 619 in Triangle, is considered an “unknown” national treasure, according to Steven Fezler, director of Quantico National Cemetery/Culpeper National Cemetery Complex. The complex includes the Quantico cemetery, along with …

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