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Martinsburg VA Medical Center

 

Community 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

September 9, 2011

WHO:  Media

WHAT: A community 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony in memory of the 10th anniversary of the September 11th tragedy.  Veterans, students from the surrounding area, local federal agencies, and JROTC units are participating.

WHEN:  10 AM, Friday, September 9, 2011

WHERE: Community Living Center Patio, Martinsburg VA Medical Center, 510 Butler Ave, Martinsburg

WHY: To honor the dead and those who serve to protect the living

VISUAL: Opportunities for digital stills and b-roll with Veterans, VA Staff, Veteran Service Organizations, and community partners

STORIES: 9/11 memorial, Veterans health care, community support

RSVP: Bob Manness, (304) 263-0811 ext 2381. Day of event: (304) 433-7677.

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The Martinsburg VA Medical Center mission is to honor America’s Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being. Located in West Virginia, the Medical Center offers a comprehensive range of services, including internal medicine, ambulatory surgery, audiology and speech pathology, dental, nursing home, nutrition, podiatry, prosthetics, women’s health, mental health, and rehabilitation medicine. With a service area of nearly 130,000 Veterans in West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania, the Medical Center operates four VA-staffed Outpatient Clinics in Cumberland, Hagerstown, and Fort Detrick Md., and Stephens City, Va. and three contract clinics in Franklin and Petersburg, W.Va. and Harrisonburg, Va.