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Jul 13, 2016, 08:17 ET Building a Memorial on the National Mall: Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation Launches Legislative Initiative During Republican and Democratic National Conventions

The Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation will formally launch its legislative initiative to construct a memorial on the National Mall in...


Jul 12, 2016, 15:51 ET Codeup Accepts GI Bill Benefits; First Coding Career Program In Southern US

 As of today, Codeup welcomes all U.S. military veterans to accelerate their careers in software development by utilizing their...


Jul 12, 2016, 13:37 ET Novel Heals The Pain Of War

Jack Estes was a decorated United States Marine who served during the bloodiest years of an unpopular war in Vietnam.  He returned home at age...


Jul 12, 2016, 11:01 ET Healing in the Deep Blue Sea with Wounded Warrior Project

 The Orlando Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Peer Support Group and The Mission Continues Orlando 1st Service Platoon teamed up for a...


Jul 12, 2016, 09:45 ET Wounded Warrior Project Meet and Greet

Veterans do not always make it to networking events, particularly when child care is a factor. Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) recently teamed...


Jul 12, 2016, 09:00 ET Washington Technology Industry Association Releases Infographic to Raise Awareness for Organizations Addressing Technology Diversity Gap

The Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA), Washington state's unifying voice for the technology community, today...


Jul 12, 2016, 06:00 ET Easterseals and CVS Health Foundation Take on Disparities in Smoking Among Disability and Veteran Communities

Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. While more Americans are kicking the habit, 42...


Jul 11, 2016, 17:30 ET PenFed, Chrysler Liquidating Trust and VA Help Nearly 150 Homeless Vets Off the Streets

Within three months of launching a collaborative $750,000 veterans' initiative with the Chrysler Liquidating Trust and the Department of Veterans...


Jul 11, 2016, 16:17 ET NMEDA And FCA US Announce National Contest Winner

 Today, the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) and FCA US LLC announced the winner of the 2016 Chrysler Town & Country...


Jul 11, 2016, 14:42 ET VA Employees Advocate Says Trump 'Dead Wrong' on Privatizing the VA

 Donald Trump's plan to shut down the VA health care system and hand veterans a voucher to use only for-profit health care is an outrageous...


Jul 11, 2016, 12:00 ET SVA Architects Receives Two Gold Nugget Design Awards for Potter's Lane on Eve of Project's Groundbreaking

 SVA Architects, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has earned two 2016 Gold Nugget Awards of Merit for Potter's Lane.  Potter's Lane is...


Jul 11, 2016, 11:17 ET Wounded Warrior Project Secures More Than $220 Million for Injured Veterans

Veterans with service-related health issues receive instant relief as Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) hits a huge milestone, securing more than...


Jul 11, 2016, 11:00 ET Tyler Gum Appointed Site Administrator at Pennsylvania Military Museum

 The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) has appointed Tyler Gum as site administrator at the Pennsylvania Military Museum,...


Jul 11, 2016, 08:33 ET One-handed Woman will Pedal over 1,000 Miles around Oahu to Honor 12 Fallen Marines and Sponsor Service Canines for Wounded Vets

 A woman who was born without a left hand and therefore was denied enlistment in the military will pedal 12 times around Oahu alone in honor of...


Jul 11, 2016, 08:30 ET Meritor Donates $20,000 to Train Service Dog for Disabled Veteran

Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced a new addition to its team – a 9-week-old German shepherd puppy named Bull, who will one day be...


Jul 11, 2016, 07:28 ET Desert Storm Veteran Warren Bayreuther Wants Every Business That's for Sale in America

Veterans Business and Lodging Center (http://www.veteransbb.com/) was founded with one purpose in mind – to get homeless veterans off the...


Jul 08, 2016, 13:23 ET Brickyard 400 NASCAR Race Named in Honor of Veteran's Charity through Annual Crown Royal "Your Hero's Name Here" Program

 In just a few short weeks, racing fans from across the country will flock to Indianapolis for one of NASCAR's biggest events of the summer....


Jul 08, 2016, 12:05 ET Fourth Annual Veterans Charity Challenge Raises More than $300K for 58 Nonprofits Across the USA Supporting Vets

 The fourth annual Veterans Charity Challenge has concluded with success as online donations to 58 nonprofits grew more than 66 percent over...


Jul 08, 2016, 08:00 ET UST Global extends its support to members of the US Armed Services by sponsoring Operation Purple Family Retreats

 UST Global, a leading digital technology services company serving Global 1000 enterprises, proudly supported the National Military Family...


Jul 07, 2016, 17:17 ET Commission on Care's Final Report 'Horrendous, Anti-Veteran' Says VA Employees Union President

In response to the release of the Commission on Care's final report on reforming the VA this week, American Federation of Government Employees...


Jul 07, 2016, 16:40 ET Wood Brothers' Ford Fusion to Change Look at Brickyard to Support Scholarship Program for Veterans Who Want to be Auto Technicians

 When the Wood Brothers' historic No. 21 Ford takes to the famous 2.5-mile oval at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 24 for the Crown Royal...


Jul 07, 2016, 14:45 ET Bonding Through Competition

 Ninety warriors and their families explored the true meaning of 'ohana – the Hawaiian concept of blood and extended family –...


Jul 07, 2016, 12:32 ET CHS Receives Highest Department of Defense Honor for Support of Military and Veterans

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) a 2016 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the...


Jul 07, 2016, 11:50 ET PulteGroup's Built To Honor Program To Donate Its 40th Home To A Wounded Veteran & Family

 The dream of homeownership is about to become reality for a 40th veteran and his family through PulteGroup's Built to Honor program. ...


Jul 07, 2016, 11:05 ET DisclosureSave Announces Discount for California Active Military and Veterans; Joins USAA in Support of Firewise® Program

 DisclosureSave, LLC announced today that it has joined in the long-standing custom of saying thank you to those who serve our country by...