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Upcoming events for Veterans involving staff/resources from Mann-Grandstaff VAMC and our VA Community Partners:
World War-1 Military Reading "The Lost Battalion" - is a military reading, recounting an epic 5-day battle in the Argonne Forrest of France in 1918. This year marks 100-years since World War One ended with the Armistice. In advance of the Veterans Day event, Veteran and former Idaho State Legislator Don Pischner will share the WW-1 story that involved Pischner's own Father and best friend - two "Doughboys" from North Idaho who survived the battle. This military reading takes place in the Community Living Center at MGVAMC on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 10:30-11:30a.m.
Veterans Town Hall meeting in Sandpoint, Idaho - Thursday, November 8, 2018. The event is open to all Veterans and stakeholders from 5-6:30p.m. at the Bonner Co. Admin Building - 1500 Hwy-2 Sandpoint, Idaho.
Veterans Day Celebration: Sunday, November 11, 2018 - the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice that ended WW-1. This annual event is open to the public and courtesy of the Spokane Public Facilities District, VA, and VFW Post 51. The event is held at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena from 10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m..
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