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Get info on service academies Sept. 16 at Quantico Marine Corps Base

US Congressman Rob Wittman, who represents part of Prince William County, invites high school and middle school students, their parents, and school counselors to Academy Day 2017 on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9–11 a.m. at General Alfred A. Gray Marine Corps Research Center, 2040 Broadway Street on Marine Corps Base Quantico.

Area Agency on Aging program has free legal services for veterans

Prince William Area Agency on Aging's Wills for Vets program is set to help Prince William, Manassas and Manassas Park veterans draw up legal documents. Interested veterans will need to attend three meetings to get things in order. All of the Saturday meetings will be at the Woodbridge Senior Center at 13850 Church Hill Drive in Woodbridge. Each meeting will concentrate on one legal document and last 90 minutes.

Secretary of Defense and Veterans Affairs leaving state government for private industry

Admiral John C. Harvey Jr., who opened the new Virginia Office in Veterans Affairs in Manassas in July is leaving Virginia government for the Institute for Defense Analyses as the Director of Strategy, Forces and Resources Division. Gov. Terry McAuliffe praised his "leadership in making Virginia the first state in the nation to functionally end veteran homelessness."

Governor appoints two Woodbridge residents to state boards

Governor Terry McAuliffe has appointed CSM Victor S. Angry, ARNG (Ret.) and Lee Odems, both of Woodbridge, to state boards, according to a news release from the Governor's Office.

Wittman backs House passage of defense authorization; seapower, local priorities included

WASHINGTON - Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, July 14 backed House passage of H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18 NDAA).

See plans for Veterans Care Center at Vint Hill at May 24 meeting in Manassas

Del. Richard L. Anderson, will host a public information meeting on Wednesday, May 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Manassas City Council Chambers, 9027 Center Street, Manassas, on the approved Puller Northern Virginia Veterans Care Center to be built at Vint Hill in Fauquier County.

VFW Post 7589 Memorial weekend events

Members of VFW Post 7589 in Manassas will distribute buddy poppies in Centreville, conduct three Memorial Day services and place flags on veterans' graves in Manassas Cemetery, with assistance from Cub Scout Pack 1355.

Armed Forces Day ceremony May 16 at PWC county complex

On Tuesday, May 16, at 1 p.m., the Prince William Board of County Supervisors will host the annual Prince William County Armed Forces Day Ceremony at Freedom Park, 1 County Complex Court, Woodbridge, VA The tribute will be held at the War Memorial, the black granite monument that lists the names of all county residents who lost their lives while serving in war.

Future USS Indiana attack submarine to be christened April 29 in Newport News

On Saturday, April 29, U.S. Navy will webcast Vice President Mike Pence’s principal address at the christening ceremony of our newest Virginia-class fast attack submarine, the future USS Indiana (SSN 789), starting at 11 a.m. EDT at Huntington Ingalls Shipyard in Newport News.

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