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Apr 10 2018

National VFW Junior Vice Commander Visits District 10

  National Junior Vice Commander Visits District 10     March 22, 2018 Woodbridge VA.  In his whirlwind trip through Virginia, The Veterans of Foreign Wars Junior Vice Commander “Doc” Schmitz came to District 10 and stopped by Occoquan Post 7916 for Lunch (above picture) and Dale City Post 1503 for light refreshments.   (pictured above …

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Mar 21 2018

VFW District 10 Presents Community Awards

Sunday March 18, 2018, Northern Virginia. The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Virginia District 10, recently sponsored a Teacher of the Year competition, and the Voice of Democracy essay and speaking competition for high school students, and a Patriots’ Pen essay competition for middle school students of Northern Virginia. Above  District 10 Commander Chuck Wilson …

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Mar 11 2018

Veterans of Foreign Wars “Storm The Hill”

Mar 5-8, Washington DC, This past week more than 500 senior members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, the nation’s largest and oldest war veterans’ organization began rallying in Washington, D.C., to voice the concerns of veterans directly with the nation’s lawmakers.  This included senior representatives from each Department including Europe …

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Feb 25 2018

D10’s Occoquan VFW Post Holds Charity Event for Hurricane Victims

  Saturday February 24, 2018, Occoquan, VA.  The Veterans of Foreign Wars District 10’s Post 7916 held a special event for the victims still suffering from the ravages of Hurricanes Maria and Irma in Puerto Rico, a US Commonwealth.   The “Voice of Puerto Rico” informed us that their police officers are still in need of …

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Feb 18 2018

VFW District 10’s Post 1503 Hosts Congressman Wittman Veterans’ Forum

   February 17, 2018 Dale City Virginia. VFW Post 1503 hosted a Veterans Forum with Congressman Rob Wittman, Mike Carr, Deputy Director, VA Benefits Assistance Service; and Lawrence B. Connell, Acting VA Medical Center Director, Washington D.C The purpose of this forum was to offer veterans of Virginia’s 1st Congressional District an opportunity to speak …

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Feb 12 2018

Virginia VFW Recruiting Excels at the Nation’s Gun Show

    February 9-11, 2018, Chantilly, VA.  The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of Virginia, had a strong showing at the Nations Gun Show, held at the Dulles Expo Center.  Situated in Chantilly, VA, Dulles Expo & Conference Center is Northern Virginia and Metropolitan Washington DC’s premier exhibition facility for consumer shows and trade events. …

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Dec 19 2017

VFW Virginia District 10 Participates in Wreaths Across America

It was a brisk 25 degrees the morning of December 16, 2017, when Quantico National Cemetery hosted “Wreaths Across America,” a holiday wreath-laying ceremony to honor and remember our nation’s Veterans. District 10’s VFW Post 1503 and VFW Post 7916 participated.  This annual event honors fallen service members buried at National Cemeteries across the United States. …

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Dec 16 2017

Leadership: A Christmas Prayer 1944

Today, December 16th, is the 73rd anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. It was the Christmas season of 1944, and the Battle of the Bulge was in rage. The then Lieutenant General George Patton was maneuvering Third Army in adverse winter weather.  While the  reports on this vary, here is a summary of what …

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Dec 12 2017

District 10 Holds December Meeting of VFW Posts

  This is a quick summary of the District 10 event held at VFW Post 3150, Arlington, Virginia.  More detail will be published with the Minutes of the meeting. December 10, 2017. Virginia VFW District 10 held its quarterly assembly for all of its Posts in Northern Virginia at Post 3150 in Arlington, VA. Past …

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Nov 25 2017

Home Depot Leads Leesburg VFW Post Overhaul

Home Depot Leads Leesburg VFW Post Overhaul -Loudon Now From Loudon Now Leesburg’s 67-year-old VFW Post 1177 got a much-needed facelift today. More than 20 volunteers from Team Depot, Home Depot’s associate-led volunteer force, worked from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the project, which was made possible through a $20,000 grant from the Home …

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