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VA Secretary to Help Launch The Red Sox Foundation-Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program

Thursday, September 17, 2009 General News J E 4
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WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki will attend a reception on Thursday, Sept. 17, to help launch a new initiative that will assist OEF/OIF Veterans suffering from PTSD and traumatic brain injury and their families.



The program is sponsored by The Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital. Working in coordination with the VA Boston Healthcare System, the program will offer clinical care, outreach and support services, scientific research, and education for OEF/OIF Veterans and their families.



Later in the evening, the Secretary will appear with local Veterans on the field at Fenway Park for the first pitch of the Los Angeles Angels/Boston Red Sox Game.







Thursday, September 17, 2009 What: VA Secretary Eric K. Shinseki to attend program launch reception When: 4:00 p.m. Where: Marriott Boston Copley Place, Suite 3834, 38th Floor 110 Huntington Ave., Boston Who: VA Secretary Eric K. Shinseki Tom Werner, Chairman of the Boston Red Sox John Henry, Principal Owner, The Boston Red Sox Dr. Peter Slavin, President of Massachusetts General Hospital Dr. John A. Parrish, Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology Bob Woodruff, ABC News correspondent Second Event: What: VA Secretary Eric K. Shinseki to attend Los Angeles Angels/Boston Red Sox Game When: 6:30 p.m. Where: Fenway Park, 4 Yawkey Way, Boston Who: VA Secretary Eric K. Shinseki Tom Werner, Chairman of the Boston Red Sox John Henry, Principal Owner, The Boston Red Sox Dr. Peter Slavin, President of Massachusetts General Hospital Dr. John A. Parrish, Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology

SOURCE Department of Veterans Affairs
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