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Welcome home event for all veterans

by jmaloni
Fri, Jun 15th 2012 07:00 am

VA Western New York Healthcare System will host its annual welcome home event and memorial ceremony from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, One Naval Park Cove, Buffalo.

The memorial ceremony will be held at noon on the USS Little Rock, with all veterans honored for their exceptional service and a reading of the names of the local servicemen and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country during the post 9/11 conflicts.

Open to all veterans and their families, activities include musical entertainment, refreshments, an auto show, tours of the naval ships and many activities for children.

Veterans will have the opportunity to enroll in VA Health Care and to get information on other benefits.

Show a VA or military ID card for free entry into the park. Admission fees have been donated by VA Western New York Pathfinders.

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