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Valentines for Veterans Concert 2012 Photo Album

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Sabrina Clark singining the National Anthem. 

James Reynolds and Jennifer Gilbert.

June Penn, Ryan Major, and Dennis Smith. 
Sabrina Clark, a VA employee and distinguished singer, performs the National Anthem during the 3rd Annual Valentines for Veterans Concert. James Reynolds, from “Days of Our Lives” and the VA’s Valentines for Veterans Concert Chairman, co-hosted the event with Jennifer Gilbert from Fox 45 News. Ryan C. Major, an Army Sergeant who was injured in Iraq, received a recognition award on behalf of all Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn Veterans during the pre-concert ceremony.
Janice Chance 
Shannon Wollman 
The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards performing. 

 

Janice Chance, member of the Gold Star Mothers and volunteer at the Baltimore VA Medical Center, spoke to concert attendees about volunteering to honor the memory of her son, who lost his life in military service.  Baltimore native singer and actress Shannon Wollman performed a beautiful rendition of “God Bless America” for concert attendees. The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards performed classic oldies but goodies for the more than 2,400 attendees at the 3rd Annual Valentines for Veterans Concert. 
Dennis Edwards
David Sea interacting with audience members. 
Marine 4th Combat Engineer Battalion escorting a Veteran inpatient to the concert. 
Dennis Edwards delivered the authentic MOTOWN sound with his Temptations Review.  David Sea of the Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards greets a member of the Gold Star Mothers who attended the concert to honor Maryland’s Veterans.  Members of the Marine 4th Combat Engineer Battalion escorted Veteran inpatients from the VA Maryland Health Care System and the VA medical centers in Washington, DC, and Martinsburg, West Virginia, to their seats during the concert.
Miss Maryland 2011 and Poe, the Baltimore Ravens Mascot. Patricia Shineski distributing chocolate hearts at the concert.
Veterans and concert attendees posed for souvenir photos with Miss Maryland 2011 and Poe, the Baltimore Ravens mascot.  Patricia Shinseki, wife of Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki, volunteered to distribute chocolate Valentine hearts to concert attendees.


More photos from the 2012 Valentines for Veterans Concert

Video footage from this year’s Valentines for Veterans Concert

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