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Free access to national parks for Gold Star families and U.S. military veterans

Gold Star Families and U.S. military veterans will be granted free access to national parks, national wildlife refuges and other federal lands managed by the Department of the Interior starting on Veterans Day (Nov. 11) this year and every day onward.

Sen. Warners’s Academy Day canceled; get info via video

US Senator Mark Warner’s Academy Day 2020 has been canceled. Those interested in attending a Service Academy should sign up to receive a video with the information.

Ten Prince William schools designated Purple Star Schools

The Virginia Department of Education and the Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children are recognizing ten Prince William County Schools among 123 schools designated as “Purple Star” schools. The Purple Star designation is awarded to military-friendly schools that have demonstrated their commitment to meeting the needs of military-connected students and their families.

No CDL knowledge test needed for ex-military with commercial vehicle driving experience

A new law passed by the 2019 General Assembly will make it easier for former military personnel with experience driving commercial vehicles in the service to get a Virginia commercial driver’s license (CDL) upon leaving the military. The law goes into effect July 1.

Sen. Warner wants answers from private military housing companies on documented health hazards

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) wrote May 13 to four private military housing companies to request strategies from each company on how it plans to tackle the deplorable health hazards documented by military families in Virginia and throughout the nation.

May 14 ceremony at County Complex in Woodbridge to honor veterans

Members of the community are invited to join the Board of County Supervisors in honoring the country's veterans during a ceremony on Tuesday, May 14, at 1 p.m. at Prince William County War Memorial in Freedom Park in recognition of Armed Forces Day May 14 and Memorial Day May 27.

April 23 talk at Freedom Museum on electric aviation without a pilot in your personal air vehicle

At the Freedom Museum on April 23, at 7:30 p.m., travel into a new world via an overview of electric aircraft and its commercial application; a discussion of aviation project management and particularly how it relates to military aviation.

Sens. Warner and Kaine call for privatized military housing protections in Defense spending bill

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA), along with Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Kamala D. Harris (both D-CA) called on the Senate Armed Services Committee to include in the upcoming National Defense Authorization Act portions of an essential bill to address hazards in private military housing.

Sen. Warner to hold Service Academy Day in Charlottesville on April 27

Senator Mark Warner will host his annual Virginia Service Academy Day on Saturday, April 27th, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville. The event will offer students, parents, and school counselors a comprehensive overview of the United States service academies and their admission processes.

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