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Aug 24, 2016, 10:24 ET Madison Bumgarner Records 200th Strikeout of the Season Bringing the Total Money Raised for Veterans to Over $100,000 in Carhartt's "Strikeouts for Vets" Campaign

 All-star pitcher Madison Bumgarner recorded his 200th strikeout for the season yesterday, striking out seven Los Angeles batters. In doing so,...


Aug 24, 2016, 10:15 ET Wounded Warrior Project Helps Students Get Ready for School

 With a new school year on the horizon, so too is the need for pencils, paper, and other educational supplies. Students and parents filled the...


Aug 24, 2016, 09:57 ET Army Veteran Teams Up with REPREVE® to Bring American Flags Back to the United States

 Sam Russo, a veteran of two combat tours in Afghanistan, has teamed up with Unifi, Inc.'s (UFI: NYSE) REPREVE® brand to manufacture...


Aug 24, 2016, 09:00 ET Grainger Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of its Tools for Tomorrow Scholarship Program by Offering Special Grants

 Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions,...


Aug 24, 2016, 08:40 ET J.F. Kiely Construction Co. Supports 'Unbroken Warriors' in 1st Annual Touch-A-Truck Event

J.F. Kiely Construction Co., a leading utility construction company headquartered in Long Branch, New Jersey, proudly supports the Unbroken...


Aug 23, 2016, 16:42 ET Veteran Astronaut Terry Virts Retires from NASA

 With more than 3,600 orbits of the Earth under his belt, astronaut Terry Virts will leave NASA on Aug. 23. Over the course of his...


Aug 23, 2016, 15:33 ET University of Minnesota Opens its Doors to Wounded Warrior Project

 M-I-N-N-E-S-O-T-A! The Golden Gophers recently hosted a group of wounded veterans for a day of physical training at their state-of-the-art...


Aug 23, 2016, 15:21 ET PenFed Celebrates First Nebraska Branch

PenFed Credit Union has been helping Greater Omaha Do Better for almost 25 years, and is now adding local branches to offer hometown service and...


Aug 23, 2016, 08:53 ET Associated Aircraft Group Donates Helicopter Flights to Patient AirLift Services (PALS)

Sikorsky announced today that its Associated Aircraft Group (AAG) has partnered with Patient AirLift Services (PALS), a nonprofit organization that...


Aug 23, 2016, 05:57 ET George Chmiel Goes BeastMode For The Brave. 3000-Mile Run Across America Supports Our Veterans.

 This September 11, on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, extreme athlete, George Chmiel, will commence his 60-day/3,000 mile...


Aug 22, 2016, 16:29 ET Folded Flag Foundation Awards Educational Grants for 2016-17 School Year

 The Folded Flag Foundation, a provider of educational grants to surviving family members of military and government employees who have lost...


Aug 22, 2016, 15:18 ET Injured Veterans Practice Yoga to Reduce Stress with Wounded Warrior Project

 Many Americans regularly wish for better sleep, but it is an especially desirable thing for wounded veterans who struggle with challenges like...


Aug 22, 2016, 14:36 ET AANP'S CEO, David Hebert, Ranked Among "100 Most Influential People In Healthcare" By Modern Healthcare

 David Hebert, CEO of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) has been named to Modern Healthcare's 2016 list of the "100 Most...


Aug 22, 2016, 09:00 ET Dog Tag Brewing Signs Partnership Agreement With Pabst Brewing Company

 Beginning this fall, Dog Tag Brewing's "Legacy Lager" will be distributed nationally by Pabst Brewing Company. Dog Tag Brewing donates 100% of...


Aug 19, 2016, 15:15 ET Wounded Warrior Project Hosts Back-to-School Open House

 Children of injured veterans were set up for a successful school year during a recent Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) back-to-school open...


Aug 19, 2016, 13:04 ET Injured Veterans and Families Enjoy Safari Sleepover with Wounded Warrior Project

 Nearly 150 wounded warriors and their family members recently spent the night with cheetahs and elephants at a Wounded Warrior Project®...


Aug 19, 2016, 12:00 ET Eighty Chicagoland New-car Dealers Set New Record, Raise $160,000 for the USO of Illinois

 On July 16, 80 Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) dealers fired up their grills and hosted individual community fundraising events,...


Aug 19, 2016, 10:07 ET Milestone Consulting Advocates for Families of 1983 Beirut Terrorist Attack Victims

 Milestone Consulting, LLC ("Milestone"), a settlement planning and management firm located in Buffalo, NY, received approval from the New York...


Aug 18, 2016, 15:20 ET Colorful Camaraderie: Wounded Warrior Project Hosts Paintball Outing

The presence of heavy rain did nothing to stop the fun at a recent Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) programmatic outreach gathering. Through...


Aug 18, 2016, 11:40 ET Veterans Observe Creatures of Land and Sea with Wounded Warrior Project

 Injured veterans and their family members recently joined Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) to celebrate nature and view its diversity at...


Aug 18, 2016, 09:12 ET Reading Is Fundamental Appoints Alicia Levi as President and CEO

 Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest children's literacy organization, is pleased to announce the appointment of Alicia Levi as...


Aug 17, 2016, 15:25 ET Farewell to Summer: Families, Veterans Celebrate with Wounded Warrior Project

 Before the hustle and bustle of a new school year, many families like to get out in the sun and enjoy one last bit of summer fun. Wounded...


Aug 17, 2016, 10:52 ET AvaCare Medical Announces New Veterans Initiative

AvaCare Medical, an online medical supply store, has announced the launch of the AvaCare Medical Veterans Initiative, a program designed to express...


Aug 17, 2016, 09:30 ET Combined Insurance Named to U.S. Veterans Magazine's Best of the Best List of Top Veteran-Friendly Employers

 U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM) has selected Combined Insurance, a leading provider of individual supplemental accident, disability, health and...


Aug 17, 2016, 08:54 ET Lovell Government Services Awarded a VA FSS Contract for Bodimetrics Telehealth Devices

 Bodimetrics is pleased to announce the inclusion of their products on a Veterans Health Administration Contract Award through its Federal...