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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Adopt an Airman program is looking for community members to host local airmen

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July 31, 2019 - The Adopt an Airman program is looking for community members to host local airmen. Launched in 2015, the program is designed to provide airmen with an avenue to form new friendships and gather support beyond the formal work environment.&am...

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Military Affairs Committee
Posted on: July 3, 2019

City Council seeks residents to serve on the Federal Area Development Authority

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July 3, 2019 - Hampton City Council is seeking Hampton residents to serve on the Hampton Federal Area Development Authority.  Created in 2007, the FADA promotes efficient cooperation with the federal government and increasing the value of federal...

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Military Affairs Committee
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Air Force wants residents to comment on a propsal to move F-22 training unit to Hampton

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May 22, 2019 - The U.S. Air Force wants to hear from area residents about a recent plan to move an F-22 fighter jet training unit from Florida to Joint Base Langley-Eustis. Before the plan is finalized, the Air Force has asked residents to go online and c...

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Military Affairs Committee
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Be one of the first to join Veteran's Career Compass and help the military community

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Jan. 31, 2019 - Veteran's Career Compass is a new program for the military community that will streamline the recruitment experience for both employers and job seekers. 

Businesses that are early adopters will gain access to new talent for high-de...

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Military Affairs Committee
Posted on: November 29, 2018

Wreaths, volunteer wreath layers needed for Dec. 15 ceremony at Hampton cemetery

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Nov. 29, 2018 - Both wreaths and volunteer wreath layers are needed for the Dec. 15 Wreaths Day ceremony at Hampton National Cemetery on Cemetery Road.

Volunteers for laying wreaths on the graves of fallen heroes can arrive at the cemetery as early as 9 a....

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Military Affairs Committee
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Stand down to help homeless, at-risk veterans and their families set for Nov. 17

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Oct. 10, 2018 - A stand down for homeless and at-risk veterans and their family members will be held on Nov. 17 at the Y.H. Thomas Community Center, 1300 Thomas Street in Hampton. Services on-site will include medical screening, housing assistance, legal ...

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Military Affairs Committee
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Fort Monroe center will host the 'Get Set 4 All Adapted Sports Day' on Oct. 6

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Sept. 19, 2018 - Saturday, Oct. 6, is "Get Set 4 All Adapted Sports Day" at the Fort Monroe Community Center, 100 Stilwell Road. It's a unique opportunity for veterans, wounded warriors, the disabled and able-bodied to participate in a number of...

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Military Affairs Committee
Posted on: September 18, 2018

Veterans invited to free Veterans Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 6 in Norfolk

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Sept. 18, 2018 - The Alliance for Veterans Health and VFW Post 4809 in Norfolk are sponsoring a free Veterans Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the VFW post, 5728 Bartee St., Norfolk. Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided...

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Military Affairs Committee
Posted on: May 18, 2018

Hampton Roads Transit bus line 118 will no longer enter Langley Air Force Base

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May 18, 2018 - Hampton Roads Transit bus line 118 will change its route, no longer entering Langley Air Force Base, beginning Sunday, May 20. The adjustments means that bus riders who do not have military clearance will no longer have to get off the bus, ...

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Military Affairs Committee
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Public invited to help homeless vets, support healthy lifestyle at VA2K Walk & Roll

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May 9, 2018 - The 8th annual VA2K Walk & Roll, which helps homeless veterans and promotes a healthy lifestyle, will be held on May 16 starting at 11 a.m. at the Hampton VA Medical Center, 100 Emancipation Drive.

The two kilometer walk (about 1.24 miles...

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Military Affairs Committee
Posted on: February 15, 2018

'Celebration of the Military Child' takes place Saturday, April 7, at Convention Center

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Feb. 15, 2018 - Imagine. Invent. Inspire.

Those are the key words this year for "Little Heroes at Home, Celebration of the Military Child." The annual event honoring local military children for their service, sacrifice and strength of character w...

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