16 May '12, 1pm

Today this opportunity becomes available: Military families get free passes to national parks - #milfam

YORKTOWN, Va. (Army News Service, May 15, 2012) -- From Alcatraz Island to Zion National Park, Soldiers and their families can visit more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges, national forests, and other public lands around the nation this year, without paying entry fees. Beginning Armed Forces Day, May 19, active-duty and activated Guard and Reserve service members can pick up the new military version of the "America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Annual Pass." The pass will be accepted at National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Army Corps of Engineer recreation sites that charge entrance or standard amenity fees. With the pass, those entry fees will be waived. The pass is part of the "Joining Forces" initiative to support service members and the...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/79877/Military_families_get_f...

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