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Rep. Wittman (R-VA-01) votes to override presidential veto of FY21 defense spending bill

“Let me be very clear: the FY21 NDAA does right by our men and women in uniform and provides sound, strong defense policy for the coming year and the coming challenges. It will give our armed forces the tools and resources they need to deter our adversaries, support our allies, and project power around the globe." It also includes a three percent raise for service members.

New Virginia Veterans Services office opens at Pentagon

Governor Ralph Northam today, Oct. 29, attended the grand opening for the new Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS) office at the Pentagon in Arlington. The space was secured earlier this year and construction of the office was recently completed.

Women’s Club of Manassas invites public to a Nov. 12 wreath laying ceremony at 11 a.m.

The GFWC Women's Club of Manassas and the Stonewall Jackson High School Junior Air Force ROTC will host a Veterans Day Ceremony at the War Memorial on South Main Street in Manassas City on Monday, Nov 12, at 11 a.m.

POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony in Occoquan Sept. 21

On Friday, Sept. 21, at 6:30 p.m., Occoquan's VFW All-American Post 7916 will be holding a POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony in Occoquan's River Mill Park followed by a reception at the VFW hall nearby. Both events are open to the community.

Rep. Wittman encouraged by Congressional passage of veterans’ and infrastructure funding bills

Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released this statement after voting in favor of the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 5895 – Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act.

Sept. 28 deadline to apply for service academy appointment

Rep. Barbara Comstock (VA-10) has announced that the deadline for students interested in applying for a nomination by the 10th District Service Academy Advisory Board to one of the nation’s military academies for the Class of 2023 is 5 p.m. on Friday, September 28th in her Sterling district office:

Sen Kaine issues statement on military spending bill signed by President Trump

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, D-VA, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on President Trump signing into law the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

House agrees with Rep. Wittman: Continuing Resolutions (CR) harm US military’s capabilities

On July 17, the House of Representatives passed H.RES. 998, introduced by Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), which addresses the readiness shortfalls of the Navy and the harms of continuing resolutions on our Armed Forces.

Former Senator John Warner presented with Gerald R. Ford Medal for Distinguished Public Service

Former Virginia Senator John W. Warner received the 2018 Gerald R. Ford Medal for Distinguished Public Service June 4 for his years of dedication and service to his country.

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