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National Veterans Golden Age Games

The 25th National Veterans Golden Age Games, a national sports and recreational competition sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Canteen Service and Help Hospitalized Veterans, will take place May 26 to 31 in Honolulu.  Events at the games are open to all U.S. military veterans age 55 or older who are currently receiving care at a VA medical facility.  The games will have 14 competitive events, including swimming, cycling, horseshoes, bowling, croquet and air rifles.  Over 700 veterans participated in the 2010 games.  The National Veterans Golden Age Games serve as a qualifying event for competition in the National Senior Games in a number of competitive events. The National Senior Olympics are a community-based member of the United States Olympic Committee and recognize senior athletes as the best athletes in their respective age groups in the United States.  More details, including registration materials are available at:  www.veteransgoldenagegames.va.gov .  More info is also available at: www.retirees.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123232902.   www.retirees.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123232902.

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