Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Houston, Texas

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Joining Forces: Veterans' Family Day

May 19, 2012

WHAT

The Charles Wilson VA Outpatient Clinic, “joining forces” with East Texas Veteran Service Organizations, Auxiliaries, and many other community organizations, agencies, and businesses, will co-host a Veterans’ Family Day.

The event will feature a free hot dog lunch for Veterans and their family members; music; a car and bike show; 1966 Call Air aircraft flyover; a Vietnam-era Deuce and a Half cargo and troop truck static display; fly tying and fishing, archery, wood carving, and primitive technology demonstrations; “I Can Still Fit In My Military Uniform” contest; many children’s activities including face painting and contests with prizes; free haircuts for children; and information booths for a wide variety of Veteran programs and services.

WHO:            

Open to all Veterans and their family members.

WHEN:         

Saturday, May 19, 2012, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

WHERE:      

Fairgrounds, Veterans of Foreign Wars - Lufkin Memorial Post #1836
1800 Ford Chapel Road, Lufkin, Texas  

INFORMATION

For more information about this event, please contact Gloria Lamkin (936) 671-4343 or Marilyn Davis at (936) 671-4310. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled.

For more information about VA services for returning Veterans, please visit http://www.houston.va.gov/freedom.asp or contact the Charles Wilson VA Outpatient Clinic at 936-671-4300.

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