VA sets event for Iraq, Afghan veterans

VA sets event for Iraq, Afghan veterans

The Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System will hold a welcome-home event for Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation New Dawn veterans and their family members.

The even will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 10 at Fairview Park and Aquatic Center in Normal.

The event is for recently returned Veterans of the current Iraq and Afghanistan wars, active duty service members, National Guard and Reserve members and their families.

The event will include lunch, water slides, swimming, outdoor games, raffles and

information on veterans benefits, programs and services.

Swimming will be available until 8 p.m., weather permitting.

Space is limited, so people who are interested in attending should RSVP to Rusti Stahl at (217) 554-4315.

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