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Local Red Cross Hosts Veterans Workshop

Local Red Cross Hosts Wings of Knowledge Session for Veterans

Dr. Edward Gordon also slated to present as part of the Palm Springs Air Museum Speaker Series

Coachella Valley, CALIF. – Tuesday January 9, 2018 – The American Red Cross of Coachella Valley/Morongo Basin is partnering with the Palm Springs Air Museum to provide Wings of Knowledge as part of the Museum’s Speaker Series. The session provides a free opportunity for local Veterans to come together and discuss issues affecting the Veteran community.

Before the Wings of Knowledge session, attendees can enjoy the Palm Springs Air Museum Speaker Series from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. with Dr. Edward Gordon, who will be presenting: Divided on D-Day Part I: The Greatest Invasion from Planning to D- Day. Attendees can participate in this session, then stay for the Wings of Knowledge session with the Red Cross.

If you are a Veteran, Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard, Caregiver or a family member, the Red Cross encourages you to attend the first-ever Wings of Knowledge talk in the Coachella Valley. 

Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018

Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Location: Palm Springs Air Museum, 745 N. Gene Autry Trail Palm Springs, CA 92262

Wings of Knowledge is free of charge. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Those interested in attending should RSVP in advance to Courtney Norton by calling (888) 831-0031 ext. 3012 or via email at

For more information on Red Cross services for military service members, veterans and their families, please visit


About the American Red Cross Desert to the Sea Region: 
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. The American Red Cross Desert to the Sea Region has proudly served Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties for more than 100 years. For more information, please visit  or cruzrojaamericana.orgor visit us on Twitter at @RedCrossDTS or Facebook at