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Virginia Governor orders flags flown on National POW-MIA Day

National POW-MIA Day is Friday, Sept. 15. Gov. Glenn Youngkin has ordered that the Stars and Stripes, the Virginia flag and the MIA flag be flown from sunrise to sunset Sept. 15

Virginia’s Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony Dec. 7 in Richmond

Public is invited to remember those who lost their lives during the early morning surprise attack that resulted in the United States entering World War II in 1941.

Virginia’s Veterans Day Ceremony to be held Nov. 11 at Virginia War Memorial

The 66th annual Commonwealth’s Veterans Day Ceremony will be held Friday, Nov.11, 2022 at 11 a.m. at the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond. The public is invited and encouraged to attend to honor all who have served in America’s Armed Forces from the Revolutionary War to today.

POW-MIA Remembrance Ceremony tonight, Sept. 16, in Occoquan

Tonight, Friday, Sept. 16, 2022 Occoquan's All-American Hawkins-Reeve VFW Post 7916 will be holding its annual POW/MIA Remembrance ceremony in Occoquan's Mamie Davis Park at 6:30 p.m.

Veterans Parade in Manassas Nov. 5

The 2022 Northern Virginia Veterans Parade in Manassas will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5, beginning at 11 a.m.

Willing Warriors Retreat at Bull Run’s 5th Annual Warrior Ride on Saturday, Sept.10

Willing Warriors Retreat at Bull Run will present its 5th Annual Warrior Ride on Saturday, Sept.10. The event will kick off with the Metric Ride at 7:45 a.m. from the grounds of the Farm Brewery at Broad Run located at 16015 John Marshall Hwy (Rt. 55), Broad Run, VA 20137. We are humbled and honored to support our men and women in service and our veterans.

AARP Virginia Fraud Alert for July 18: Veterans Fraud Resource Center

One out of every three American veterans has had a scammer try to steal his or her benefits, according to AARP. This statistic highlights how veterans, active-duty service members and their families are nearly 40 percent more likely to lose money to scams and fraud. To help combat these scams, AARP recently launched an online resource center focused on veterans-related scams.

Four appointed to Va. Board of Veterans Services

Del. C. Todd Gilbert, Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates, has appointed four members to serve on the Virginia Board of Veterans Services (BVS).

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.

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