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Veterans Day

Veterans Day ceremony looks at contributions of women to military service

From teaching her foreign languages to pushing her to her physical limits, the U.S. Army forged Phyllis Wilson’s character over her 37-year career. Wilson described at American Legion Post 270’s annual Veterans Day commemoration, held Nov. 11 at McLean High...

Democrats to mark Veterans Day with Saturday breakfast

The Arlington County Democratic Committee’s monthly breakfast event on Saturday, Nov. 12 will focus on veterans and their service to the nation.The event will be held beginning at 9 a.m. at Busboys & Poets in Shirlington, and will feature...

Veterans Day ceremonies to honor service

Veterans Day will bring a number of local commemorations in the local area. •• American Legion Post 180 will host its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at the post, 330 Center St., N., in...

McLean ceremony honors veterans who served with honor

A sizable contingent of the McLean community flocked to a Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 at the Memorial Grove at McLean High School to honor people past and present who have served in the nation’s Armed Forces. American Legion Post...

‘Old School’ column: Visiting veterans

year. It’s the brainchild of my classmate, Judge Jim Osborne, and is called the Indiana Military Museum, in Vincennes, Ind.

Contributions of veterans honored in Great Falls ceremony

Retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. George Close remembers the first time he took the oath to uphold and defend the U.S. Constitution when he joined the military in 1966 and those words became more meaningful to him the next...

Veterans Day has long, distinguished history

The month of November is a special time for the nation’s veterans. While Memorial Day honors fallen soldiers and service people, Veteran’s Day, which takes place each November, is an opportunity to commemorate the efforts of all who have been...

Park Authority offers free admission to veterans, active-duty personnel

The Fairfax County Park Authority will join in the national celebration of Veterans Day on Nov. 11 by offering free admission to the county-government recreation centers to those who serve and have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Veterans and...
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Holiday nostalgia on tap at Alden Theatre

The Alden Theatre of the McLean Community Center will present “The Joyfully Jolly Jamboree” on Sunday, Dec. 11 at...
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