TITLE

Testing Their Mettle

AUTHOR(S)
Hull, Candace N.
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
PN;Aug2006, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the 20th National Veterans Golden Age Games in Hampton, Virginia from May 7-12, 2006. The athletic competition is co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary and Veterans Canteen Service. The 12 events are participated by veterans, 55 years and older, with groupings by age as well as divisions comprising of people with ambulatory and visual impairments.
ACCESSION #
21639764

 

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