ASHBURN, Va., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelligent Decisions, in partnership with Dell and the Washington Wizards, will host their Second Annual Military Appreciation Night on Monday, February 28th as the Wizards take on the Chicago Bulls at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. Tipoff is at 7:00 p.m. This event is designed to recognize the tremendous sacrifice that the members of our Armed Forces and their families make on a daily basis. Over 40 service men and women from the Red Cross Division of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the Air National Guard, along with their guests, will attend the game and enjoy an evening of fun. At the conclusion of the first period, these members of the military, who have so bravely served our country, will be honored during an on court presentation. During the presentation, each soldier will be presented with a new Dell laptop as they are saluted by the crowd.
"Dell is excited to support this event in partnership with Intelligent Decisions. We proudly offer our support and thanks to the brave men and women who dedicate their lives to protect our great country and defend our freedom," Joe Ayers, Vice President & GM, U.S. Defense Sales, Dell | Federal said. " While this event touches only a small number of them, our hope is that the event raises public awareness for this great cause."
The game on Monday against the Chicago Bulls will be full of military-focused activities, including a Color Guard presentation by the Marines and a swearing in ceremony for the newest recruits of the United States Coast Guard, Navy and Marines. In addition, all fans will receive American flags to wave in support of all of the members of the United States military present at the game.
"Intelligent Decisions is extremely honored to partner with Dell and the Washington Wizards to host such an important event," Harry Martin, President and CEO of Intelligent Decisions said. "We are proud to host the men and women of the armed forces who have, along with their families, made so many sacrifices, sacrifices that as civilians we cannot begin to imagine, serving and protecting our freedom. This event is a small token of our gratitude and appreciation."
"We are proud to partner with Intelligent Decisions and Dell to honor our country's heroes," Wizards Executive Vice President of Business Operations Greg Bibb stated. "We look forward to February 28 when we can show our appreciation to these brave men and women."
To learn more about the Red Cross Programs at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, please visit www.redcross.org
About Intelligent Decisions
Headquartered in Ashburn, VA, Intelligent Decisions (ID), a premier global systems integrator, provides a broad range of innovative, IT professional services, software, hardware and manufacturing solutions to Federal, State and Local governments. Ranked on the VARBusiness 500, Inc. 5000, CRN's Fast Growth 100 and Washingtonian's Best Places to Work, ID offers best-value pricing and helps clients meet their strategic goals and mission objectives. For more information, visit www.intelligent.net or call toll-free 800-929-8331.
For more than 26 years, Dell has empowered government agencies, communities, and people everywhere to use technology to realize their missions. Our integrated solutions are used to protect the information assets of governments and citizens. Customers trust us to deliver technology solutions that help them do and achieve more, whether they're at home, work, school or anywhere in the world. For more information visit us at www.dell.com/fed
About the Washington Wizards
The NBA's Washington Wizards are owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. The company also owns and operates the NHL's Washington Capitals, the WNBA's Washington Mystics, and Verizon Center – the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also oversees the management of Kettler Capitals Iceplex - the training facility for the Washington Capitals and the Patriot Center arena at George Mason University.
SOURCE Intelligent Decisions