Helpful Local Information and Home Tips

This page is your connection to local information in the Northern VA / DC area and helpful home articles. Read on to learn about local events, sign up for emergency alerts, learn about USO ticket alerts, and more. Discover and enjoy all this area has to offer!

Emergency Alerts and Preparedness

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USO Metro Ticketline

USO Metro TicketLine provides a lottery system for military members and their families to receive free, donated tickets to local events. Sign up to receive email alerts for upcoming lotteries and enter any lottery of your choice. Win free tickets to Nationals, Wizards, Redskins, Capitals, theater tickets, MGM shows and more. TicketLine opportunities are open to active duty, reservist, and active National Guard service members as well as their military dependents (with military ID) within the Washington-Baltimore region.

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