Martinsburg VA Medical Center
Grand Opening of VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic on Fort Detrick
September 19, 2011
WHAT: The grand opening of the Fort Detrick Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC). The new facility, a joint Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense venture with over 15,000 square feet, provides local area Veterans with convenient and greater health care services, including primary care, telehealth, women's health, mental health, physical and occupational therapy, and laboratory services, as well as eligibility, enrollment and benefits counseling.
WHEN: 1 PM, Friday, September 23, 2011
WHERE: Fort Detrick CBOC, 1433 Porter Street, Fort Detrick Army Garrison, Frederick, Md.
WHY: To celebrate the Grand Opening of the Fort Detrick CBOC and the more convenient and greater services offered to local area Veterans.
VISUAL: Opportunities for digital stills and b-roll with Veterans, VA Staff, DOD Staff, Veteran Service Organizations, and community partners
STORIES: DOD and VA partnership Facility grand opening, Veterans health care, community support
RSVP: Media who wish to cover the ceremony should contact the Fort Detrick Public Affairs Office by 3 PM September 21, 2011. For more information, contact the Fort Detrick Public Affairs Office at email@example.com or (301) 619-2018.
NOTES: All media visitors must enter Fort Detrick through the Old Farm Gate on Rosemont Avenue. Please be advised that all vehicles will be searched and all visitors must present a valid picture I.D. Day of event contact Chris Rose at 304-433-7264
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