U.S. ARMY AND UNITED WAR VETERANS COUNCIL ANNOUNCE ARMY WEEK NYC, JUNE 8 – 14

 U.S. ARMY AND UNITED WAR VETERANS COUNCIL ANNOUNCE

ARMY WEEK NYC, JUNE 8 – 14

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New York
, NY – The U.S. Army and the United War Veterans Council present Army Week NYC, a series of events to honor the strength and resilience of the United States Army and the men and women serving in today’s Army and their families-past and present, and to advocate for services for veterans and their families, Saturday, June 8 through Friday, June 14. These events center around the 238th Birthday of the U.S. Army, which is also Flag Day on June 14. For more details and updated information, visit http://armyweeknyc.com/. Following is the current schedule of Army Week NYC events:

 

Saturday, June 8

  • The 4th Annual Big Apple Run for the Warriors8:30 a.m. (Opening Ceremony); 9 a.m. (Run Begins) at Wagner Park, between Battery Park and West Side Highway, ManhattanAs the kick-off event, this unique road race offers runners views of the Freedom Tower, the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. Hope for the Warriors ® will honor wounded service members during an opening ceremony.

 

Tuesday, June 11

 

  • Veteran Artists Program Art Show — 7:30 p.m. at Lexington Avenue Armory, Lexington Avenue between 25th & 26th Sts., Manhattan Veteran Artist and Soldier Britten Walker will discuss his inspiration to design and sculpt the inaugural Soldier’s Patriot Award, which will be delivered to Bill Nelson, former HBO Chairman and 101st Airborne Vietnam Veteran at the June 13th Army Birthday Gala. Honoring the military service of the over 10,000 active duty from Puerto Rico, recording artists, Domino Saints – an explosive Urban/Pop Duo from San Juan, Puerto Rico will perform their international Billboard Dancehall Reggae, Electronica and Latin Glam hits. Veteran’s art will be on display.

 

Wednesday, June 12

  • Day of Service with Purple Heart Homes — See June 11

 

Thursday, June 13

 

Friday, June 14 (Flag Day)

 

About United War Veterans Council
The United War Veterans Council, Inc. (UWVC) is a 501-(c) (19) non-profit organization that is chartered by the City of New York to produce America’s Parade, the annual Veterans Day parade and other events honoring service. Since our inception, the UWVC has been a non-political, non-partisan organization, with no agenda or purpose other than to honor service and mobilize public support for our veterans. We represent the mosaic of the veterans’ community, encompassing veterans of all eras and backgrounds. www.uwvc.org / FB / Twitter

 

About Army Week NYC
Army Week NYC, in its inaugural year, is made up of Veterans, Reservists, Military Spouses and committed community members who are still serving and who care deeply about remembering and honoring service to country, in celebrating through the United States Army Birthday. The group remembers – who we served with, and why we served. www.armyweeknyc.com

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