Spring Tribute to Wounded Warriors – June 8, 2013
Largest Event Ever Staged for Wounded Warriors in the Country!
Saturday, June 8th, 2013 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM. The second annual Tribute to Wounded Warriors Festival at Great Meadow in the Plains, VA (home of the VA Gold Cup). A one of a kind festival, we will entertain thousands of guest with major bands and a full symphony performing on a specially constructed stage surrounded by risers for the chorus. The main stage will include performances by :
An airshow will amaze the crowd as members of the flying circus will perform.
Enjoy an antique car show as car enthusiast from far and near came to show off their labor of love with some of the most beautiful vintage cars ever seen. (Bring your antique car and gain complimentary admission for four) New car dealers got in the act as well by sponsoring corporate tents and showing the latest new cars from their show rooms.
Like last year there will be complimentary beer and complimentary wine tasting serving our guests! There is a kids area with moon bounces, rock climbing, train rides and more.
There is an area dedicated to vendors, artisans and companies selling very unique products and services.
This year we will have all this and so much more and the best part is it all helps Wounded Warriors!
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Children under 12 are free
Sept. 11 also served as a catalyst for conflicts Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). Operation Iraqi Freedom refers to military operations in Iraq that began March 19, 2003 and officially ended August 31, 2010. Operation Enduring Freedom refers to combat operations in Afghanistan and other regions in support of the Global War on Terror.
With advancements in battlefield medicine and body armor, an unprecedented percentage of service members are surviving severe wounds or injuries. For every U.S. soldier killed in World Wars I and II, there were 1.7 soldiers wounded. In Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, for every U.S. soldier killed, seven are wounded. Combined, there have been almost 42,000 injured in the two conflicts – nearly 32,000 injured in Operation Iraqi Freedom and nearly 10,000 in Operation Enduring Freedom. We will never forget our Vietnam Vets and all of the soldiers who h ave fought for our country. They all need our help!
Here’s how you can help: