Tag: veterans day

The Other Alexandria: A history of service

By Char McCargo Bah Every time Aaron Banks sees the military or hears about it, he thinks about his own family that has served in...

Businesses honoring veterans

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] A number of local and national businesses are honoring military veterans on Veterans Day by providing free or discounted food,...

Veterans Day events and city services

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] The City of Alexandria and Friends of Rocky Versace will host the 18th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 11...

My View: Musings as we commemorate the ‘Great War’

When I was a small child in the early 1960s, the impact of World War II was still being felt. My parents were children...

Alexandria National Cemetery headstones damaged after Saturday traffic crash

By Missy Schrott | [email protected]  A car tore through the Alexandria National Cemetery at 1450 Wilkes St. last weekend, damaging six veteran headstones in the...