When: Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm CT
Where: Downtown Wichita, Intersection of Central & Main, Wichita, Kansas
The parade route begins at the intersection of Central & Main. Turn west on 2nd Ave., then north on McLean Blvd., and conclude at Exploration Place.
Prior to the parade, American Legion Post 4 and the Young Marines will host a pancake and sausage breakfast from 7:30 – 10:00 a.m. at 816 N. Water St.
There are plenty of activities lined up after the parade:
Exploration Place will be open to the public and offering free admission for Veterans and their families.
The Sedgwick County Registrar of Deeds will be processing DD Form 214s to put on file for Veterans and their families. They will also be issuing Veteran ID cards.
Veteran-centric service providers will have information tables describing the services they provide.
City trolleys will provide transportation to Veterans Memorial Park.
Entertainment, food trucks, and activities for the kids.
This symposium will honor Native American Veterans by remembering their legacy and service to our country, and will educate, inform, and empower Native American Veterans and service members, as well as their family members, caregivers, survivors, and advocates about valuable VA resources. The symposium will provide information on VA benefits, Social Security Administration (SSA) benefits, Tribal Health Services, disability claims - including a tutorial, Vet Centers, and the Sergeant First Class (SFC) Heath Robinson Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act. Feel free to join and to share the invite information with any interested party.
Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Time: 1:00 - 3:00pm (ET)
Link to Join: https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/j.php?MTID=mfb62116063b29c96167be2351f1aed1e
Phone: 1-404-397-1596 Toll-free Number, Access Code: 2763 969 4454
Audience: Native American Veterans, Service members, Family Members, Caregivers, Survivors, VA Staff, Veteran Advocates, National Association of County Veteran Service Officers (NACVSO), National Association State Department of Veterans Affairs (NASDVA) and Veteran Service Organizations (VSO).
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