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Illinois Warrior Summit, 6th Annual Welcome Home, One Team Chicago

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Monday, August 12, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

Chicago, IL

Illinois Warrior Summit, 6th Annual Welcome Home, One...

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current Active Duty - no combat   more info Ended Free  
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Gulf War (1990 - present) Combat Veteran Ended Free  
Gulf War (1990-present) Non-Combat Veteran Ended Free  
Post-Vietnam (1975-1990) Veteran Ended Free  
Vietnam War (1964-1975) Combat Veteram Ended Free  
Vietnam War (1964-1975) Non-Combat Veteran Ended Free  
Post-Korean War (1955-1964) Veteran Ended Free  
Korean War (1950-1955) Combat Veteran Ended Free  
Korean War (1950-1955) Non-Combat Veteran Ended Free  
Post-World War II (1947-1950) Veteran Ended Free  
World War II (1940-1947) Combat Veteran Ended Free  
World War II (1940-1947) Non-Combat Veteran Ended Free  
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FREE EVENT FOR VETERANS, ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS, and THEIR FAMILIES

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The Illinois Supporting All Veterans Equally (I-SAVE) Foundation, US Department of Veterans Affairs, State of Illinois, City of Chicago, Chicago Park District and World Sport Chicago are collaborating to provide 10,000 military service members, veterans and their families of the Midwest Region an opportunity to connect with benefits, education, employment, housing, legal, disabilities, mental health, family & children services and faith based organizational opportunities. Over 200 organizations will be present and working together to unite the community and deliver programs and services to veterans efficiently.

Additionally, World Sport Chicago is providing an opportunity for 150 injured, ill, or wounded veterans to compete in various sporting event competitions known as the Valor Games Midwest - For more information or to register and compete, please visit www.valorgamesmidwest.org.

  

The 6th Annual Illinois Warrior Summit and Welcome Home Celebration, and the 2nd Annual One Team Chicago Homeless Summit presented by I-SAVE Foundation and the US Department of Veterans Affairs, will include:

· FREE Benefit and resource fair at Soldier Field for over 10,000 military, veterans and families

· FREE Parking for the first 1,500 vehicles to attend Soldier Field at the South Waldron Parking Deck

· FREE T-shirts for the first 1,500 military or veterans (only one t-shirt per veteran)

· FREE Kid’s and children’s entertainment, raffles and giveaways ALL day

· Onsite VA Homeless Summit provided by Team One Chicago

· Onsite VA physicals, vision screens, registration for health care and much more

· Onsite IDES registration and assistance for job seekers in Illinois-   www.IllinoisJobLink.com

· Onsite registration and assistance with Military2career.com

· 70 Non-profit veteran support organizations (VSO’s) providing FREE services and programs

· 50 Employers providing various job opportunities to military, veterans and families

· 40 VA program/service stations providing assistance to veterans

· 25 One Team Chicago Programs

· 15 Universities and colleges providing educational opportunities

· Opening Ceremony with Color Guard Presentation

· National Anthem performance by Jim Cornelison

· Military Taps Performance by Bugles Across America

· Special guest appearance of Miss Heart of Illinois (Marisa Buchheit)

· Special appearance of the Armed Forces Motor Sports Race Teams (2)

 

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Soldier Field
1410 Museum Campus Drive
Chicago, IL 60605

Monday, August 12, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT)


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Jesse Brown VAMC, Lovell FHCC, Hines VAH, I-SAVE, and One Team Chicago in partnership with World Sport Chicago - Valor Games - Midwest

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