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Washington Redskins Open FedExField Locker Room to ALL Military Veterans for Free Health Screenings
Date:10/28/2008

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Veterans Day, the Washington Redskins, GlaxoSmithKline, Men's Health Network, in conjunction with the Prostate Cancer Education Council, and the American Heart Association are hosting a unique health screening and education event in the Redskins players' locker room at FedExField to encourage men and women military veterans to be proactive about their health.

The event will also feature the famed Hogettes and the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders, who will be on hand showing their support for Veterans and their health.

All male and female military veterans are welcome to attend the event and will have the opportunity to receive a comprehensive series of free health screenings including: cholesterol, diabetes, osteoporosis, blood pressure, prostate exams, spirometry, body fat, grip strength, and patient health educational materials for men and women on various health conditions.

"This unique event offers Veteran's key health screenings, education, and resources in an effort to prioritize prevention, early detection, and management of chronic diseases," said Karla Ortiz, CHES, Health Promotion and Education Manager at Men's Health Network.

Veterans are welcome to bring their families and cameras as they tour the Redskins' locker room and get a "players view" of FedExField! Games, snacks and refreshments, and discounts on Redskins retail merchandise will all be available.

The event will take place on Saturday, November 8th from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Veteran's organizations that are partnering on this event include:

American Legion - AMVETS - Blinded Veterans of America (BVA) - Disabled American Veterans (DAV) - Iraq & Afghanistan Veteran's Association (IAVA) - Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) - National Association for Black Veterans (NABVets) - Paralyzed Veterans of America (PAV) - The Military Order of the Purple Heart - Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) - Veterans of Modern Warfare (VMW) - VETS Group - Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA).


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