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US Senators Warner and Kaine support renaming three Virginia military bases

Now that the Naming Commission has shared three Va. military base name recommendations with Congress, the U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin will consider the Commission’s recommendations before reaching a decision with President Biden regarding whether to adopt them.

Think you might like farming? May 24 field day for veterans

Small farm outreach workshop May 24 aimed at military veterans to be held in Petersburg by Virginia State University.

AARP takes aim at scams that target veterans

Veterans, active-duty service members and their families are 40 percent more likely to lose money to scams and fraud than the civilian population, AARP said.

March 29, 2022 is Virginia Vietnam Veterans Day with 11 a.m. ceremony at Va. War Memorial

Governor Glenn Youngkin has proclaimed Tuesday, March 29, 2022 as Virginia Vietnam Veterans Day to honor and recognize the men and women who served in the US Armed Forces during the Vietnam War era.

Sen. Kaine (D-VA) introduces legislation to boost military spouses in job market

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), who serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee and is Co-Chair of the Senate Military Families Caucus, and U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) introduced the Military Spouse Hiring Act March 23. This legislation proposes to amend the tax code to incentivize businesses to hire military spouses.

Want to attend a service academy?  Sen. Warner’s service academy info event is April 23

Senator Mark Warner will host his annual Academy Day on Saturday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This is a virtual event that will be hosted on Accelevents. The event will offer students, their parents or guardians, and school counselors a comprehensive overview of the United States service academies and their admission processes.

Gov.-elect Younkin makes veterans’ services appointments

Virginia's Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin has named Craig Crenshaw, a retired U.S. Marine Corps Major General from Stafford, as secretary of veterans and defense affairs and Daniel Gade as commissioner of the Department of Veterans Services, according to Virginia Business.

Veterans Day statement from Catholic Bishop of Arlington

In the United States, there are an estimated 19 million men and women who once wore the flag of freedom as members of the military. That is 1 in 10 adults! On Veterans Day each year, we honor their courage and service to protect and defend our rights and freedoms. Yet we should not limit such gratitude to that day alone.

Veterans Day ceremony at PWC’s Freedom Park Memorial

Prince William County Government will conduct a Veterans Day ceremony at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11 at the county's Freedom Park Memorial near 5 County Complex Court, Woodbridge.

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