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This Memorial Day Weekend we invite Veterans and their families to the Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Coca-Cola 600 in Concord, North Carolina. This fun multi-day NASCAR event is a great opportunity to stop by our Mobile Vet Center and speak with our onsite VA benefits representatives about your benefits and how to access them.
With the nickname "The Beast of the Southeast," the Speedway is the pulse of racing action in Charlotte. The 1.5-mile oval track hosts two major races every season - the Coca-Cola 600 and the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race.
On non-race days, fans can take a guided tour of the facility that includes stops at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage, pit road and Victory Circle. The tour includes a ride along the 24-degree banked track via a Feel the Thrill Speedway Tour.
Fans can also enroll in one of the driving experience classes offered in schools by racing greats like Dale Jarrett or Richard Petty.
Visit Charlotte NASCAR website.
Expected Participants: Veterans, dependents, the public
Location: Durham County Human Services Building
414 E Main St, Durham, NC
Veterans Benefits and Health Administrations, Vet Center and Veterans Service Organizations representatives will assist with:
May is National Military Appreciation Month. Many hotels, museums, theme parks, and services are promoting discounts and freebies for Service members and Veterans.
Veterans beware of an imposter phone line attempting to access credit card information from Choice Program users. The Veterans Choice Program phone number is 1-866-606-8198.
On May 15, 1942, Public Law 554 creating the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Team Rubicon helps Veterans find a sense of purpose by uniting their military skills and experiences with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams in the U.S. and around the globe.
The Met Orchestra performed a special tribute concert for Veterans at the NY Harbor Healthcare System’s Brooklyn Campus. The performance included classical and patriotic music.
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