MISSOULA, Mont. — The Fort Harrison Veterans Hospital is celebrating its 100th anniversary starting at 10 a.m. on May 20.
Previously known as Veterans Hospital No. 72, the hospital has given Montana’s veterans healthcare for the last 100 years, since the original Fort Harrison Army Post was established in 1895.
The Montana VA Health Care System is hosting a health fair, along with live music and an Emergency Services parade, followed by tours of Fort Harrison parade grounds.
For more information or to watch the event online, visit the Montana VA’s Facebook page.
Events will take place as follows:
- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Health Fair with live music
- 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. – 100th Anniversary Ceremony
- 12:15 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Emergency Services parade (around the parade grounds)
- 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. – Campus Tours by Last Chance Tour Train
The following is a press release from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs:
Montana VA To Celebrate The 100th Anniversary of Fort Harrison Veterans Hospital On May 20.
Public Celebration And Ceremony To Recognize 100 Years Of Healthcare For Montana Veterans
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