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Welcome Home: A Salute to Service

Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)

Washington, DC

Welcome Home: A Salute to Service

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Welcome Home: A Salute to Service
To receive your baseball game ticket(s), please bring the printed Eventbrite email confirmation along with proof of Veteran status to the Welcome Home Event Tent at Nationals Park.
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The Washington DC VA Medical Center is hosting its seventh annual Welcome Home Celebration  at the Nationals Park Red Event Tent on September 14 from 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  Welcome Home provides a venue for OEF/OIF/OND Veterans to enroll for VA health care, access information about VA benefits and learn about employment and entrepreneurship opportunities and other community resources.  


OEF/OIF/OND Veterans who are enrolled for health care at the Washington DC VA Medical Center and are able to attend the Welcome Home event will receive up to two (2) tickets per family to the enjoy the Nationals versus Phillies baseball game.  The tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis.  BY POPULAR DEMAND - REGISTRATION EXTENDED TO 6:00 p.m., FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13th!!  All Veterans who reserve tickets via Eventbrite must come to the Red Event Tent beginning at 4:30 p.m. with proof of Veteran status such as a DD214 showing Honorable Discharge or a Veterans Affairs identification card. 


Haven't enrolled in our system?  Visit our eligibility link: 


For more information on Welcome Home, leave a message at (202) 518-4235 and you will receive a call from a Welcome Home representative within one (1) business day. 

Metro is the quickest and easiest way to Nationals Park.

It's the way to go to the ballgame. Take the Green Line to the Navy Yard station. The Navy Yard station is just a half a block away and will accommodate 24,000 passengers an hour. Plus, Metro has over 57,000 parking spaces at their Park and Ride lots.

Transferring to the Green Line is easy.  There are three main transfer stations to the Green Line; Gallery Place/Chinatown, L'Enfant Plaza or Fort Totten

The Metro Park and Ride Map can be accessed at:

Metro is fully ADA accessible at the Navy Yard station. The Navy Yard West Entrance located on the SE corner of M & Half Streets, SE, as well as the Navy Yard East Entrance, located on the NW corner of M Street at New Jersey Avenue, SE, are both ADA accessible.



Metrobus service                                                                                                                                          There are multiple Metrobus routes serving Nationals Park. To get free personalized routing, go to:

DC Circulator Service                                                                                                                                               In addition to the Metrobus routes, fans can also access Nationals Park via the DC Circulator bus, which is operated by the D.C. Department of Transportation. The Navy Yard route of the DC Circulator operates every 10 minutes to and from Union Station (garage - tour bus level) and the Navy Yard. Extended service will run for all Nationals home games. Service routes and schedules can be found at:

Nationals Parking                                                                                                                                                 If you drive to Nationals Park... there are a variety of options for you to choose from at various price levels.  The lots and garages are managed by parking professionals and make getting to and from the ballpark a hassle-free experience.


Have questions about Welcome Home: A Salute to Service? Contact Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center

When & Where

Nationals Park Red Event Tent Commitment to Caring: Partnering to Provide Veterans Health Care, Benefits and Community Resources
First Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20003

Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)

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Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center

The Washington DC VA Medical Center's employees and volunteers take great pride in serving Veterans of the national capital area. "Capitol Excellence" is a priority and our mission is to respect and serve our nation's Veterans by honoring them with world-class health care, programs and services. From the Executive Office to the mailroom, from the canteen to the warehouse, whether offering you medical services, prosthetic devices, or a warm meal, every staff member and volunteer is charged with the responsibility of providing an environment of respect, courtesy and concern.


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