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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.

Benefit Car Show May 21 of all makes/models/years for Armed Forces Day and Alzheimer’s Longest Day

All vehicle makes and models/years and motorcycles too are invited to participate in an Armed Forces Day/Alzheimer's Longest Day benefit car show on Sunday, May 21. The event, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. will be held at Tribute at the Glen assisted living in Lake Ridge at 4151 Old Bridge Road, Woodbridge, VA 22192.

Academy Day 2023 at Randolph Macon College in Ashland on April 29

U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) invites high school and middle school students, their parents or guardians and school counselors to Academy Day 2023 on Saturday, April 29, for a seated program with comprehensive overview of the United States service academies and their admission processes. A panel discussion will follow.

Troops to Teachers Virginia Center at William & Mary College gets funding

Virginia likes retired military personnel as teachers and wants to attract more.

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