The National Park Service is in the early stages of gathering ideas and comments for a new memorial in Washington that has been proposed to honor the Peace Corps and its founding ideals.
The Peace Corps says Virginia ranks 10th among states in the number of people who volunteer to serve.
While national parks, many federal offices and museums remain closed, some essential government services continue to operate.
Recent sampling shows Virginia is one of the top states in the nation when it comes to contributing to the Peace Corps.
A military jury has begun deliberating whether to convict a special warfare sailor accused of raping a Peace Corps volunteer in Uganda multiple times