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Monday, March 23, 2015

VA Announces the 2015 Golden Age Games

The VA announced last week that it is now accepting applications for Patriots on the Plains, the 2015 National Golden Age Games to held in Omaha, Nebraska August 8-12.  Veterans who are enrolled in VA healthcare and are age 55 or older are eligible to compete.

The VA is expecting nearly 800 athletes to participate in the multi-event recreational and sports competition. Air rifle, cycling, track and field, swimming, golf, bowling, badminton, dominoes, shuffleboard, horseshoes, nine ball and table tennis are among the events at this year’s games. Special divisions for wheelchair athletes and/or the visually impaired will be available in many of the events.


Applications will be accepted through May 14, 2015.  For more information or to register for the games, go to www.veteransgoldenagegames.va.gov. Be sure to click on the link http://www.va.gov/opa/speceven/gag/docs/GENERAL_INFORMATION_2015_NVGAG.pdf above the online registration box for important information about lodging, meals, transportation etc. Good luck and happy competing!

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