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Audie L. Murphy Hospital Hosts National Salute to Veteran Patients

February 13, 2017

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Audie L.  Murphy Hospital Hosts National Salute to Veteran Patients Program

  The Annual National Salute to Veteran Patients Program will be held Friday, February 17, 2017, at the Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital, 7400 Merton Minter Blvd., San Antonio, TX  78229.  The event will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Local community and business leaders and service organizations will be on hand to honor our Military Veterans.  
 The annual VA National Salute program began in 1978 when VA took over sponsorship of a program started in 1974 by the humanitarian organization, No Greater Love, Inc.  VA Voluntary Service staff plan and execute local events and activities at VA medical facilities.  The National Salute is observed annually during the week of Valentine's Day, a day of caring and sharing which underscores the Salute's expression of honor and appreciation to inpatient and outpatient Veterans.
For further information, please contact the Public Affairs office at
210-617-5253, email STXOPA@va.gov

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Media interested in covering the event must contact Nenette Madla at 210.617.5253.  NOTE:  For the Protection of Veterans’ and Dependents’ privacy, there might be patients who desire not to be filmed. Those individuals will be identified for you.