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Congressional Medal of Honor for 13 servicemembers who died during terrorist attack on Kabul Aug. 26

U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner and Senator Tim Kaine are cosponsoring a bipartisan bill to award a posthumous Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 American servicemembers who lost their lives during the terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 26th .

Occoquan VFW 20th Anniversary Commemoration of 9/11 on 9/11

This coming Saturday, September 11, Occoquan's VFW Post 7916 will hold a 20th anniversary commemoration of 9/11 in Mamie Davis Park, located at 202 Washington Street in historic Occoquan. The ceremony will begin at 9:45 a.m.

Staffing process to begin for Puller Veterans Care Center

Construction on the Puller Veterans Care Center at Vint Hill, close to Gainesville but located in neighboring Fauquier County, is proceeding on time and on budget, according to Steven J. Combs, Chief Deputy Commissioner for the Virginia Department of Veterans Services, who is overseeing the project, aided by two project managers, one of whom is on site every day.

Virginia War Memorial calls for entries for Veterans Day essay contest from middle & high schoolers.

The essay topic for the 2021 contest is “An American Who Served in The Military following the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001 Who Inspires Me.”

Grand opening of Warrior Challenge Course at Locust Shade Park in PWC

This ninja warrior-style outdoor obstacle course is located 1.5 miles from Marine Corp Base Quantico. Seth Hendler-Voss, Director of Prince William County Parks, Recreation & Tourism, said "the project removed existing barriers to accessibility at the park and complements MCBQ’s portfolio of high-quality recreation resources with a collection of unique fitness amenities that are presently not offered for Marine families.”

Sacrifices to be recognized at Memorial Day Mass

Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, Catholic Diocese of Arlington, will celebrate a Mass in Recognition of Memorial Day at Fairfax Memorial Park, 9900 Braddock Road. Fairfax, VA 22032.on Monday, May 31, at 11 a.m.

War College historian to critique high command at May 6 talk

National Museum of the Civil War Soldier in Petersburg will host historian Dr. Christian B. Keller talking about his new book on Generals Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee whose styles, friendship and faith made them so successful in battle.

Rep. Wittman (R-VA-01) votes to override presidential veto of FY21 defense spending bill

“Let me be very clear: the FY21 NDAA does right by our men and women in uniform and provides sound, strong defense policy for the coming year and the coming challenges. It will give our armed forces the tools and resources they need to deter our adversaries, support our allies, and project power around the globe." It also includes a three percent raise for service members.

Tyrese Bender of Fairfax tapped as 2021 Rhodes Scholar - one of two from West Point

United States Military Academy at West Point, NY announced the Rhodes Scholars for the Class of 2021, CDT Tyrese Bender and CDT Evan Walker. They are part of a select group of 32 scholars from the United States and will be joining recipients from more than 60 other countries. The last time West Point had more than one Rhodes Scholar was in 2014.

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