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Rescheduled dedication Dec. 12 for Pen Fed Home at Bull Run Warrior Retreat in Haymarket

James Schenck, President and CEO, PenFed Credit Union and CEO, PenFed Foundation, was quoted in a news release as saying, “The fight does not end on the battlefield for our wounded warriors. When they come home, far too many of our wounded warriors spend months, sometimes even years, undergoing surgeries and long hospital stays. The Warrior Retreat gives them a break from hospitals and a chance to fully recover.

Lake Ridge Rotary’s Flags for Heroes Nov. 11 at county complex

Lake Ridge Rotary invites the community to its first Flags For Heroes event at PWC’s 9/11 Memorial Park next to PW Parkway on Nov. 11 from 10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. An “All Veterans Muster” will take place early in the morning at 4:30 a.m. on Nov. 11.

New Virginia Veterans Services office opens at Pentagon

Governor Ralph Northam today, Oct. 29, attended the grand opening for the new Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS) office at the Pentagon in Arlington. The space was secured earlier this year and construction of the office was recently completed.

Women’s Club of Manassas invites public to a Nov. 12 wreath laying ceremony at 11 a.m.

The GFWC Women's Club of Manassas and the Stonewall Jackson High School Junior Air Force ROTC will host a Veterans Day Ceremony at the War Memorial on South Main Street in Manassas City on Monday, Nov 12, at 11 a.m.

POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony in Occoquan Sept. 21

On Friday, Sept. 21, at 6:30 p.m., Occoquan's VFW All-American Post 7916 will be holding a POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony in Occoquan's River Mill Park followed by a reception at the VFW hall nearby. Both events are open to the community.

Rep. Wittman encouraged by Congressional passage of veterans’ and infrastructure funding bills

Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released this statement after voting in favor of the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 5895 – Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act.

Sept. 28 deadline to apply for service academy appointment

Rep. Barbara Comstock (VA-10) has announced that the deadline for students interested in applying for a nomination by the 10th District Service Academy Advisory Board to one of the nation’s military academies for the Class of 2023 is 5 p.m. on Friday, September 28th in her Sterling district office:

Sen Kaine issues statement on military spending bill signed by President Trump

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, D-VA, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on President Trump signing into law the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

House agrees with Rep. Wittman: Continuing Resolutions (CR) harm US military’s capabilities

On July 17, the House of Representatives passed H.RES. 998, introduced by Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), which addresses the readiness shortfalls of the Navy and the harms of continuing resolutions on our Armed Forces.

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