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May 23 2019

“THE LOST BLACK CATS” Exclusive Premiere at the Occoquan VFW

  Occoquan, Virginia. On Wednesday May 22, All-American Hawkins-Reeve Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7916 was the site of the U.S. premiere of the epic historical documentary, “The Lost Black Cats”, about U.S. and Taiwanese U-2 Dragon Lady reconnaissance operations over mainland China in the early 1960s. Jonathan Yang Bu Hsin, Director of the “Lost …

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May 20 2019

Memorial Day 2019: History-To Honor Our Fallen

  Memorial Day this year falls on Monday, May 27th.  This is a special day where we take time from our busy professional lives to remember our fallen.  Those men and women of our Armed Forces who gave there all, died in the line of duty, for us to be free.  It is this day …

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May 15 2019

Past D10 CDR & Gary Powers Jr Visit International Spy Museum

May 11, 2019.  A Top Secret Affair” at the exclusive reopening Gala of the International Spy Museum, Wash DC. Past District 10 Commander & former U-2 pilot CHUCK WILSON, Gary Powers, Jr., and a host of celebrities, including Sen Warner and former Director Clapper attended this exclusive gala.   Above is a picture of both …

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May 12 2019

District 10 Installation of Officers 2019

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Apr 26 2019

NEVER SURRENDER, NEVER RETREAT

Local Son Rob Jones grew up in nearby Lovettsville, Virginia. In 2008 he became a USMC Reservist during his junior year at Virginia Tech to protect our families by taking the fight to Afghanistan (as we have). In 2010 in Afghanistan, during his second combat tour, he lost both legs at the knees to a …

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Apr 21 2019

Celebrate this Easter with Peace, Joy, and Cheer!! HAPPY EASTER!!

Celebrate this Easter with Peace, Joy, and Cheer!!  HAPPY EASTER!!

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Mar 02 2019

Wayne Dearie Presented VFW 50-Year Pin

  February 28, 2019, Occoquan, VA.  This year marks over one half century since VFW Life Member Wayne Dearie joined the Veterans of Foreign Wars.  On this eve and during the Post 7916 post BBQ, VFW Post 7916 presented Wayne with the VFW 50 year pin!  Wayne is the past commander of Post 7916 during …

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Feb 09 2019

Occoquan’s 2019 Military Tribute Banner Program

Occoquan Mayor Porta cordially invites residents, businesses, friends, and visitors to Occoquan to once again sponsor a banner honoring a U.S. military veteran. Last year’s inaugural program, a partnership between the Town and VFW Post 7916, was a huge success that we hope to repeat in 2019. The banners will be proudly and prominently displayed …

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Jan 09 2019

Occoquan Post 7916 Recognized by US Army 101st Airborne Division, Task Force Shadow (Deployed)

January 8, 2019, Occoquan, VA.  VFW Post 7916 received a very special award and recognition for its work in supporting our troops deployed overseas.  Known as the “Phantoms” Charlie Company, 5th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, Task Force Shadow, received multiple crates of “goodies” from VFW Post 7916 for the holidays.  In the crates were all …

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Dec 25 2018

Christmastime at the Air and Space Museum

Christmas weekend 2018 at the National Air and Space Museum: Dulles.  Holiday cheer prevailed at the museum with trained volunteer docents providing lectures on artifacts and aviation history this season.  Many of the docents are military veterans who share their experience with the multitudes who visit. Thousands of spectators come each year to see the …

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