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Stand down event to be held for homeless veterans in Detroit Thursday

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DETROIT – Today Southeastern Michigan Veterans Stand Down Inc. along with the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, will host their annual Stand Down Event.

The event will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Detroit Rescue Mission Banquet Hall(3606 E. Forest, Detroit).

The "Stand Down" brings homeless veterans together and will provide them with a hot meal, clothes, shoes and blankets.

"Stand Down" is a military term that refers to the removal of exhausted combat troops from the battlefield to a place where they can rest and recover.

For more details on the event click here.