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Happy 244th Birthday To The United States Navy! "No Higher Honor" Theme for 244th United States Navy Birthday: “No Higher Honor” Key Messages: The service of our WWII shipmates cemented the Navy’s legacy: there is no higher honor than to serve and to do so in harm’s way. Sailors today carry on this legacy of toughness, initiative, integrity, and accountability. Heroism in action takes on many forms. From cyber to submarines, the actions of our Sailors, both past and present, prove there is no higher honor than to serve in the U.S. Navy. Maritime superiority begins with our ethos: We defend ou... read more

MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY AT CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF VIRGINIA--OCTOBER 12, 2019 In celebration of the U.S. military in Hampton Roads and the Navy’s birthday, the Children’s Museum of Virginia will host their 4th Annual Military Appreciation Day on October 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum will offer a discounted $5 admission for active-duty members, retired veterans, Department of Defense civilians and their families (with valid I.D., children under 2 are free), as well offer a 20% discount in the museum gift shop during the event. New this year, the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum and the ... read more

United States Postal Service is Making it Easier to Support the Troops this Holiday Season The U.S. Postal Service offers discounted shipping year-round for military, perfect for sending presents and cards to military members this holiday season. Once again this year, The postal service has rolled out their recommended shipping dates for family members and loved ones of service members. To send packages to friends and loved ones serving in the military and diplomatic posts abroad, the U.S. Postal Service offers a year-round discounted price of $18.45 on its largest Priority Mail Flat Rate® Bo... read more

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Military Families, don't miss the 2019 Military Family Festival--OCTOBER 27TH | 12-4 PM | VIRGINIA BEACH CONVENTION CENTER The mission of the Military Family Festival is to provide our local military families with a day of appreciation and fun. Each October the festival vibrates with an entertaining kid-friendly fall theme and cool activities while our wonderful vendors share lots of Halloween treats. The event welcomes a crowd of thousands eager to have a fun, safe, and wholesome family day focused on their unique culture. Military Family Festival Fun Includes: • Games • Costume Contest • Cr... read more