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Retired Dale City Marine named to Young Marines board of directors

Ernesto Febus, USMC (ret), has been named to Young Marines Board of Directors. The organization is headquartered in Prince William County.

Vietnam War 50th Anniversary recognition Jan. 13 at Washington National Cathedral

Wreaths Across America Radio pledges to deliver a once-in-a-lifetime broadcast Jan. 13, 2024 at 3 p.m.from Washington National; Cathedral dedicated to the service and sacrifice of Vietnam veterans and their families, capturing the essence of this momentous occasion.

Colin: Son, Marine—ballet performances Veterans Day weekend Nov. 9-11 at Hylton Center

Colin became a Marine because he was passionate about making the world a better place,” Amy Wolfe stated. Colin was deployed to Iraq in July 2006. He wa“s killed by a roadside bomb only seven weeks later on August 30, 2006. Now, 17 years after Colin’s death, with the knowledge that the feelings of loss never get easier, his mother is committed more than ever to reach out to all who have served and suffered and to help them in their healing.

Virginia Governor orders flags flown on National POW-MIA Day

National POW-MIA Day is Friday, Sept. 15. Gov. Glenn Youngkin has ordered that the Stars and Stripes, the Virginia flag and the MIA flag be flown from sunrise to sunset Sept. 15

National POW/MIA Recognition Day Ceremony in Occoquan Sept. 15

Occoquan's VFW Post 7916 will hold a brief ceremony for National POW/MIA Recognition Day in Occoquan's Mamie Davis Park at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15.

Aug. 31 program especially for veterans interested in learning about farming

Military veterans! If you are an aspiring or active farmer, rancher or landowner a "Boots to Roots 3," on-farm event on Thursday, Aug. 31, from 9 to 11:30 a.m, is aimed at providing attendees valuable insights into profitable and sustainable agricultural practices.

Ben Lomond Historic Site in Manassas hosts Civil War hospital experience

On Saturday, July 22, 2023, the Ben Lomond Historic Site, at 10321 Sudley Manor Drive in Manassas, hosted a Civil War Hospital experience with demonstrations, activities and talks about how the Civil War hospital operated for 35 days.

Chris Panos named head coach for new post-grad lacrosse at Fork Union Military Academy

Fork Union Military Academy (FUMA) reports it has hired a seasoned NCAA coach and former top professional National Lacrosse League player, Chris Panos, as the head coach for the Academy's new postgraduate lacrosse program and Assistant Director of Athletics.

Fireworks about fireworks in Virginia!

Grucci, the famous fireworks manufacturer and designer plans to create 45 new jobs and to nvest $5.5 million to expand its assembly, storage, and distribution operations to Pulaski County.

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