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NIH Veterans Day Celebration, Nov. 9

Join military and public health service colleagues in celebrating Veterans Day on Wednesday, Nov. 9 in Kirschstein Auditorium, Natcher Bldg. from 10 to 11 a.m. The event will include a military band, exhibits from veteran-oriented and uniformed services organizations and more. All are invited. NIH veterans and families of veterans are especially encouraged to attend.

This year’s keynote speaker is Rear Admiral (ret.) Annie B. Andrews, who currently serves as assistant administrator for human resource management at the Federal Aviation Administration. Andrews’ decorated naval career spanned more than three decades and included tours of duty in the Pentagon, the Naval War College and the Naval Recruiting Command. 

Sign language interpreters will be provided. Individuals who need reasonable accommodation to participate should contact Byron Williams at or (301) 496-5624 and/or the Federal Relay (1-800-877-8339). To find out more about how veterans contribute every day to the NIH mission, visit

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