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NIH Veterans Day Celebration, Nov. 9

The entire NIH community is invited to join our military and Public Health Service colleagues to celebrate Veterans Day and to recognize their service and continued contributions to the nation. This year’s celebration will be held on Thursday, Nov. 9 in Masur Auditorium, Bldg. 10, from 10 to 11 a.m.

The event will include a military band, remembrance table ceremony, exhibits from veteran-oriented companies and uniformed services organizations and more. NIH veterans and families of veterans are especially encouraged to attend.

This year’s keynote speaker is Army Maj. Gen. (Ret.) James Gilman, who currently serves as chief executive officer of the Clinical Center. Welcoming remarks will be delivered by Navy Commander (Ret.) Jeff McCoy, director of the Division of Design and Construction Management, NIH Office of Research Facilities.

Sign language interpreters will be provided. Individuals who need reasonable accommodation to participate should contact Jayne Lura-Brown at or (301) 594-5342 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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