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CDL driving test banned for ex-military with commercial vehicle driving experience

A new law passed by the 2019 General Assembly will make it easier for former military personnel with experience driving commercial vehicles while in the service to receive a Virginia commercial driver’s license (CDL) upon leaving the military. The law goes into effect July 1.

Sen. Warner wants answers from private military housing companies on documented health hazards

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) wrote May 13 to four private military housing companies to request strategies from each company on how it plans to tackle the deplorable health hazards documented by military families in Virginia and throughout the nation.

May 14 ceremony at County Complex in Woodbridge to honor veterans

Members of the community are invited to join the Board of County Supervisors in honoring the country's veterans during a ceremony on Tuesday, May 14, at 1 p.m. at Prince William County War Memorial in Freedom Park in recognition of Armed Forces Day May 14 and Memorial Day May 27.

April 23 talk at Freedom Museum on electric aviation without a pilot in your personal air vehicle

At the Freedom Museum on April 23, at 7:30 p.m., travel into a new world via an overview of electric aircraft and its commercial application; a discussion of aviation project management and particularly how it relates to military aviation.

Sens. Warner and Kaine call for privatized military housing protections in Defense spending bill

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA), along with Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Kamala D. Harris (both D-CA) called on the Senate Armed Services Committee to include in the upcoming National Defense Authorization Act portions of an essential bill to address hazards in private military housing.

Sen. Warner to hold Service Academy Day in Charlottesville on April 27

Senator Mark Warner will host his annual Virginia Service Academy Day on Saturday, April 27th, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville. The event will offer students, parents, and school counselors a comprehensive overview of the United States service academies and their admission processes.

National Park Service plans second fire at Manassas National Battlefield Park

Manassas National Battlefield Park is preparing for a second prescribed fire between March 26 and April 5, 2019. These dates may be extended depending upon weather conditions. The planned fire will be in the Deep Cut area of the battlefield, encompassing approximately 40 acres of open fields and brush.

The next new thing - Your Personal Air Vehicle

On Tuesday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m., go to Freedom Museum at Manassas Airport to learn about the eVTOL, known as the Personal Air Vehicle (PAV), which had its first successful, highly publicized flight at the Manassas Regional Airport in January.

Veteran’s home in Alexandria to be weatherized tomorrow by Dominion volunteers and contractors

Dominion Energy employee volunteers and contractors tomorrow, March 7, will weatherize the Alexandria home of Steve Pagach, a Vietnam-era veteran. The project is part of the EnergyShare Weatherization program.

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