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Great Prince William Clean Up, 5k Planned to Celebrate Earth Day Weekend

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Provided by Keep Prince William Beautiful Keep Prince William Beautiful, Prince William County’s leading non-profit organization to inspire individual responsibility and collective action toward a clean, green and vibrant community, announced today the annual Great Prince William Clean Up of Route 1 from Occoquan to Quantico will take place from 9:00 a. m. – 12:00 p. m. on Saturday, April …

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Wittman Named to NDAA Conference Committee

Provided by Congressman Rob Wittman’s Office Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-1), Chairman of the House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee, has been named to the congressional conference committee that will resolve differences between the House and Senate versions of the FY2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). “The men and women in our armed services have always been willing to do more with …

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County Honors the Armed Forces During Remembrance Ceremony

Provided by Prince William County Prince William County residents, elected officials and county government staff members gathered in the atrium of the McCoart Government Building on Tuesday to commemorate Armed Forces Day and remember the men and women who served and died for our country. Bugler Donna Flory opened the observance with a call to order, and Jennifer Decker, of …

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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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Locust Shade Park: Balancing Nature and Recreation

By Carla Christiano At Locust Shade Park on the southeast edge of Prince William County, there is a constant hum of traffic from I-95 to the west and Route 1 to the east. Yet the noise doesn’t seem to bother the fishermen gathered around Lefty Hamilton pond angling for trout, nor an otter who is angling for the fishermen’s bait. …

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January 2016 Events of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce

Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce The Prince William Chamber of Commerce offers diverse events of interest to business leaders and others in the Northern Virginia community.  Chamber events provide information that businesses want to know, whether it is a practical insight that firms can use to improve their bottom line or information on what is happening in Prince …

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Smoking Materials Cause of Deadly Quantico Fire

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Provided by the Prince William County Department of Fire & Rescue On Thursday, August 20th, at approximately 7:30 a.m., fire and rescue crews were dispatched to the 200 block of Broadway Avenue in the Town of Quantico. Upon arrival, fire and rescue crews observed smoke coming from a second floor apartment; a second alarm was requested after first arriving crews confirmed that several …

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2015 Warrior Games Opening Ceremonies

By Amanda Causey Baity | Photos by Delia Engstrom The 2015 Warrior Games kicked off Friday, launching more than a week of fierce, Paralympic-style competition at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. The opening ceremonies, held at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, brought together six teams — from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Special Operations Command and the …

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