VA staff attends D-Day Remembrance
Published 12:00 am Saturday, May 28, 2011
CHINA GROVE ó The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will have its mobile unit and personnel on site Saturday as part of ěD-Day Remembrance Dayî at the Price of Freedom Museum, located at the old Patterson School, 2470 Weaver Road.
The event, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., is a joint effort between the Price of Freedom Museum and the Carolinas Military Vehicle Preservation Association.
The association will have more than 25 military vehicles and equipment on display from World War II.
The day also includes military and firearms demonstrations, vendors and the museum itself ó filled with all types of military uniforms and memorabilia.
The museum was host to more than 1,500 fifth-grade students during the recent school year, and it keeps growing through the items former military personnel and/or their families donate.
The Price of Freedom Museum is normally open from 3-5 p.m. Sundays and by appointment.