Virginia National Guard to host Military Ball in February 2020

RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia National Guard 2020 Military Ball is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Richmond, Virginia. A reception begins at 6 p.m. with the Military Ball formal dinner at 7 p.m. The Military Ball is open to all members of the Virginia Army and Air National Guard, the Virginia Defense Force, Virginia Department of Military Affairs employees, family members or anyone else who is interested in sharing the evening with the Virginia National Guard.

The cost for the ball is $70 per person, but a reduced cost of $60 is available for military personnel in the Army rank of private to sergeant, Air Force rank of airman basic to staff sergeant, Army or Air Force rank of second lieutenant to captain, Army rank of warrant officer 1 and state employees working for the Virginia Department of Military Affairs. 

Registration is available at Lodging is available at a rate of $89 per night, but you have to call the hotel at (804) 379-3800 and ask for the Virginia National Guard rate. The cut off for room reservations is Jan. 28, 2020.

The attire for the evening is Army or Air Force Mess Dress, Army Service Uniform with bow tie, Air Force Semi-Formal Dress Uniform with tie and formal for civilians. The address for the DoubleTree by Hilton is 1021 Koger Center Blvd, Richmond, VA 23235

The 2020 Military Ball is sponsored by the Virginia World War I and World War II Commission and the Virginia National Guard Management Group.

The Virginia National Guard Management Group brings together the Virginia National Guard Association, Virginia Air/Army National Guard Enlisted Association, and Virginia National Guard Historical Foundation. The VNGMG is a 501c(3) entity and supports the interests of Virginia Army and Air National Guard service members, families, and retirees. For more information about the VNGMG, please visit

The 2020 Military Ball is held during the Virginia National Guard Management Group Conference. The conference begins with social events on Friday, Feb. 28, with a business session in the morning of Saturday, Feb. 29. For more information about the conference, please visit

To contact the VNGMG, please call (804)223-1332 or email

Technical note:

At this moment, the VA National Guard Management Group site cannot be accessed from the VA Army National Guard network. Personnel on the VA Army National Guard network will need to access the site by disconnecting from the network and connect to NS_COM or another internet source such as home internet, phone, MiFi in order to access. DO NOT VPN in.