WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterans Center (AVC) is pleased to announce that the Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation (MOPHSF) will once again be the presenting sponsor of the AVC's Wounded Warrior Experience broadcast. This program features the inspiring stories of wounded warriors who have served on the front lines in Afghanistan and Iraq, along with individuals who have worked to ease their transition home.
The program will be filmed on November 6th at the Navy Memorial in Washington, DC and hosted by Jennifer Griffin, National Security Correspondent for Fox News Channel. The program will be filmed for a special broadcast on DoD News and will air on military bases around the world the week of Veterans Day.
"The Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation is pleased to be the presenting sponsor of the Wounded Warrior Experience once again. This program is important to help keep the in the forefront the needs of our latest generation of veterans and their battle with Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress. This program shows what can be done with proper treatment and the full life that these veterans can lead after treatment," Jeffrey Roy, 1st Vice President, MOPHSF.
"Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation does a wonderful job every day helping wounded veterans and we couldn't ask for a better partner for this important broadcast," says James Roberts, President of the AVC, the organization that hosts the event each year.
For more information on the panelists for the 2014 Wounded Warrior Experience broadcast, please visit http://www.americanveteranscenter.org/events/wounded-warrior-experience/.
MOPHSF will be represented during the broadcast by Staff Sargent Charles Eggleston, US Army. Staff Sgt. Eggleston was injured while on a tour of duty in Iraq, two explosives detonated next to his vehicle, leaving him with severe injuries down the left side of his body, nearly severing his spine.
About the American Veterans Center: The American Veterans Center (AVC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational foundation dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy of our military personnel. The Veterans Day events are held annually in Washington D.C. For more information, visit www.americanveteranscenter.org.
SOURCE American Veterans Center