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Ten Prince William schools designated Purple Star Schools

The Virginia Department of Education and the Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children are recognizing ten Prince William County Schools among 123 schools designated as “Purple Star” schools. The Purple Star designation is awarded to military-friendly schools that have demonstrated their commitment to meeting the needs of military-connected students and their families.

Prince William County Schools salutes veterans

Prince William County Public Schools salutes our nation’s heroes on Veterans Day, November 11. The Armistice, which halted the fighting during World War I, was signed on November 11, 1918, at 11 a.m., known as “the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.”

Veterans celebration at Veterans Memorial Park in Woodbridge Nov. 8

A Veterans Day Celebration will be held at Veterans Memorial Park in Woodbridge VA on Friday, November 8 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Connolly-Rooney bill to assure veteran death benefits never subject to Congressional inaction

Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Congressman Tom Rooney (R-FL) have introduced bipartisan legislation to ensure our nation always meets its obligation to the grieving families of service members who have died in service to their country.

Living history, tours and more to mark 150th anniversary of Bristoe Station battle

A milestone anniversary, its 150th, is on the horizon for the important 1863 Civil War battle of Bristoe Station, and Bristoe Station Battlefield Park will welcome visitors for the commemoration.

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