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Military Members & Families Join In The Fun AsNaval District Washington PresentsPatriots DayatKings DominionSunday, Sept . 10, 2017! Kings Dominion will be open exclusively for military members, DoDcivilians, contractors, their family and friends! Tickets are only $27 per person (parking included) Tickets will NOT be available for purchase at the park on the day of the event, you must purchase your tickets online. To Purchase Your Tickets Visit www.KingsDominion.com/save Username and Password: KDPATRIOTSDAY LEARN MORE about Kings Dominion , military discounts and military appreciation days on... read more

Looking for a great spot to Celebrate Independence Day? Tucanos Brazilian Grill not only has amazing food with something for everyone.....they also have a fantastic offer for Fourth of July. ABOUT TUCANOS BRAZILIAN GRILL Tucanosoffers CHURRASCO (shoe-HAS-ko) style dining, where fresh meats and vegetables are grilled and brought directly to your table by our meat servers. While your Tucanos Cue remains green side up, our meat servers will continue to bring fresh selection of meats and vegetables to your table. When you have finished or would like a break, simply turn your Tucanos Cue red side ... read more

ABOUT THE BACK-TO-SCHOOL BRIGADE Operation Homefront begins their eleventh season of Back-to-School Brigade ™, a nationwide school supply collection campaign. Operation Homefront is happy to announce the start of their Back-to-School Brigade where they provide backpacks and free school supplies to military families. There are over 50 locations for official events.Last year, Operation Homefrontdistributed more than 25,000 backpacks filled with school supplies to military kids across the country. Dollar Tree joins them again as theirpresenting sponsor for the eighth year by setting out collecti... read more

HAPPY 242nd ARMY BIRTHDAY! Two hundred forty-two years ago, our nation's leaders established the Continental Army. Today, the Army is the strategic landpower of the joint force; called upon to prevent, shape, and win against our adversaries. The U.S. Army's 242nd Birthday is June 14, 2017, a day we celebrate the Total Army Force comprised of multi-component Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians and their contributions to national defense. The American Soldier trains, deploys, engages, and destroys enemies of the United States in combat operations as the world's premier land force. The... read more

Americans observe Flag Day each year on June 14, the day when the Continental Congress first issued the U.S. Flag in 1777. Our American Flag is such a beautiful sight to see, fly it high and proud everyday! The History Of Flag Day The Fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America's birthday, but the idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the Flag is believed to have first originated in 1885. BJ Cigrand, a schoolteacher, arranged for the pupils in the Fredonia, Wisconsin Public School, District 6, to observe June 14 (the 108th anniversary of the official adoption of The Stars ... read more