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Disabled veterans may register for turkey hunt starting Tuesday

The St. Cloud Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota National Guard, Camp Ripley will hold the 7th Annual Physically Disabled Veterans Turkey Hunt April 19-21, 2011, at Camp Ripley near Little Falls.

This special hunt is provided for physically disabled veterans who are currently receiving outpatient care or are eligible to receive health care from the VA and cannot hunt during the regular firearms season.

The Physically Disabled Veterans Turkey Hunt is sponsored by the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and their respective Auxiliaries.

Applications will be taken January 18 through February 22, 2011. Applicants should contact Dennis Erie at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center's Voluntary Service Office, (320) 255-6365, for application instructions.