A "Welcome Home Warrior Summit" is set for Saturday, Sept. 6, in St. Louis, at America's Center/Edward Jones Dome.
The VA St. Louis Veteran Health Care Systems' are joining with Warrior Summit Coalition, and a large number of other community partners, to host the event, to welcome home, honor and celebrate all veterans. This is especially for military service members who have recently returned after serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. The ceremony will include special tribute to honor the Wounded Warriors and Gold Star Families.
The Warrior Summit Coalition, Department of Veterans Affairs and others are working together to provide 5,000 military service members, veterans and families in the Midwest an opportunity, in one central location, to connect with more than 100 organizations offering programs and services to connect veterans to benefits, education, employment, housing, legal, disabilities, mental health, family and children services and faith based organizational opportunities.
For information, or to register for the event, go to www.warriorsummit.org.