The Department of Virginia sadly announces the passing Charles G. Viars of Arlington Post 139.  Charlie was currently serving as Department Athletic Committee Chairman and 17th District Vice Commander.

Charles G. Viars

May 4, 1935 – August 31, 2014

Here is the updated information about services and interment for my dear friend and our current 17th District Vice Commander Charlie Viars.


Thursday, Sept. 11th from 6pm to 9pm.

Murphy Funeral Home
4510 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22203

There will be an American Legion Service held at 7pm. All members of the American Legion family are encouraged to attend. Please dress appropriately and I would also like to encourage all Legionnaires to bring their Legion Covers.

Religious Service:

Friday, September 12th from 11:30am to 12:30pm.

Marine Corps Marine Memorial Chapel
3019 Embry Loop
Quantico, VA

Recommend exit 148 from I-95 (either North or South bound) follow signs to the MAIN SIDE of the base. Please arrive early as all base visitors will be required to go through security. Have a government issued picture ID available.


Friday, September 12th at 1PM.

Quantico National Cemetery
18424 Joplin Rd.
Triangle, VA

Reception / Open House:

Friday, September 12th immediately following interment at Quantico (approximately 2:30pm or so). Light food and refreshments will be served.

American Legion Post 177
3939 Oak Street
Fairfax, Virginia

I look forward to seeing you all on Thursday evening at the Funeral Home to participate in the American Legion Service.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me or Bob Sussan at (703-328-7691) or

For God and Country,
Ron Miluszewski
The American Legion
Past National Sgt at Arms

Passing of Department Athletic Committee Chairman Charles G. Viars – Post 139