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Country Music Star Aaron Tippin Joins PVA in Washington for National Veterans Day Activities

November 7, 2003, Washington, DC—Country Music Star and PVA Spokesperson Aaron Tippin will be joining paralyzed veterans in Washington, DC for Veterans Day activities this year.

Tippin’s schedule on Veterans Day will include joining PVA members at the annual Arlington National Cemetery Ceremonies on November 11 at 11:00 a.m. He will also represent PVA at the Annual Veterans Day Observance at The (Vietnam Veterans) Wall at 1:00 p.m. where he will sing his hit Where the Stars and Stripes and The Eagle Fly. Tippin will conclude his Veterans Day at PVA’s Annual Veterans Day Reception—A Tribute to America’s Veterans to be held at PVA’s National Headquarters in Washington, DC.

“It is a great honor, on this Veterans Day, to be in our nation’s capital to join the great men and women of the Paralyzed Veterans of America who have served our country during times of war and peace,” stated Tippin.

Tippin recently became a spokesperson for paralyzed veterans at PVA’s Annual Convention last August. His main role as spokesperson will be to promote opportunities available through the PVA Outdoor Sports Program. The PVA Outdoor Sports Program includes such activities as fishing, boating, recreational shooting and hunting. The goals of the program are to introduce traditional outdoor sports and promote a lifetime of health and fitness for America’s disabled veterans and all individuals with physical disabilities. The PVA Outdoor Sports Program is supported through the PVA Outdoor Recreation Heritage Fund, a permanent endowment founded in 2002. For more information about the PVA Outdoor Recreation Heritage Fund, visit

Founded in 1946, Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) is the only congressionally chartered veterans service organization dedicated solely for the benefit and representation of individuals with spinal cord injury or disease. PVA is dynamic, broad-based organization with more than 20,000 members in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. To learn more about PVA, visit its web site at

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Nov 07, 2003

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