Salute to the Troops: Oct. 27 is Military Appreciation Day in Loudoun

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed Saturday, Oct. 27 as Military Appreciation Day in Loudoun County. The annual Loudoun Salute to Military Veterans and Families will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, at Stone Bridge High School, 43100 Hay Road in Ashburn, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

In addition to guest speakers and entertainment, the event will feature representatives of veteran service organizations. From 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., a computer team will be available onsite to help veterans sign up or check on the status of their benefits with the Veterans Administration. In addition, volunteers will be on hand to help veterans initiate new claims. The event is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

The board’s proclamation also honors veterans for their “courage, resolve and selfless service.”

Loudoun County has a full-time veterans coordinator, who provides information, outreach and referral services for veterans, and works to establish a collaborative network of partners who serve veterans in the county. More information is online at loudoun.gov/veterans.

 

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