Are you the parent of a high schooler looking to augment your child’s formal education? The Reagan Academy, a new project of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute, might be the answer for your family.
“The Reagan Academy offers high school students the opportunity to transform themselves as impactful civic minded leaders
American military hero and elder statesman Colin Powell died today at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, from complications associated with COVID-19. Although fully vaccinated, Powell additionally suffered from myeloma, a cancer in plasma cells. He was 84 years old.
Over the course of 35 years, Powell served with distinction in the United States Army. When Powell retired from military service in 1993, he was a four-star general. Powell served as National Security Advisor to President Ronald Reagan.
Reagan exhorted his fellow citizens to remember their shared history and ideals: “Believe me, if there’s one impression I carry with me after the privilege of holding for five and one-half years the office held by Adams and Jefferson and Lincoln, it is this: that the things that unite us — America’s past of which we’re so proud, our hopes and aspirations for the future of the world and this much-loved country — these things far outweigh what little divides us.”
In this stirring video, Ronald Reagan lauds the “will and moral courage of free men and women” who are now memorialized with “simple white markers” etched with crosses or Stars of David:
“Each one of those markers is a monument to the kinds of hero I spoke of earlier. Their lives ended in places called Belleau Wood, The Argonne, Omaha Beach, Salerno and halfway around the world on Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Pork Chop Hill, the Chosin Reservoir, and in a hundred rice paddies and jungles of a place called Vietnam.”
Former Dranesville Supervisor Ernest Joseph Berger died at home on on September 25, 2020. He was laid to rest today following a Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Spirit Church in Johns Island, South Carolina.
A devout Catholic, Berger was actively involved with John F. Kennedy’s 1960 run for the White House. He became a Republican in 1963, and would later call Ronald Reagan his “hero.”
In 1991, Berger was elected to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors…
Ronald Wilson Reagan, the 40th President of the United States, was born on this day in 1911. As President, he cut taxes, tamed inflation, and ushered in a new era of prosperity. He rebuilt our nation’s military and, as Margaret Thatcher famously put it, “won the Cold War without firing a shot”
The Fairfax GOP officially nominated Joe Galdo for Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, in a 51 to 1 vote last night. The vote followed a very extensive question-and-answer session with the candidate