NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nashville Salutes: A Tribute to Our Nation's Most Honored Heroes announces the addition of TriWest Healthcare Alliance as a "$100K Medal of Honor Sponsor". Funds raised support the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation's (CMOHF) Medal of Honor Character Development Program (CDP). The CDP is a set of curriculum aimed at middle and high school students teaching character traits while practicing academic skills like writing, critical thinking and analysis of complex text.
Nashville Salutes is an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Nashville and Middle Tennessee to celebrate and honor the nation's living Medal of Honor recipients for the values and character they exemplify while supporting their CDP program. Nashville Salutes will host 27 of the nation's living Medal of Honor recipients as they arrive in Nashville for events scheduled August 6-8, 2015. Both the Governor and Nashville Mayor have declared the week of August 3-9 as Service and Sacrifice week.
TriWest Healthcare Alliance is honored to stand alongside the State of Tennessee, Governor Bill Haslam, and community partners in the proclamation of Congressional Medal of Honor "Service & Sacrifice" Week. As a proud sponsor of Nashville Salutes, TriWest pledges its commitment to Veterans as a partner to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in administering the Veterans Choice Program (VCP) and Patient-Centered Community Care (PC3) program. TriWest thanks Tennessee health care providers for joining in this important mission.
"At TriWest, we are humbled to have this opportunity to honor these distinguished heroes at Nashville Salutes," said David McIntyre, President and CEO and President of TriWest Healthcare Alliance. "Our nation's Medal of Honor recipients deserve our sincere gratitude for their courageous service to our country."
TriWest has been On a Mission to Serve® America's military families and Veterans since 1996, delivering award-winning customer service and providing access to high-quality health care.
For more information about Nashville Salutes: A Tribute to Our Nation's Most Honored Heroes, or to see a full list of scheduled events, please visit mohnashville.com. For additional information about the CDP education initiative, visit www.cmohedu.org.
SOURCE Nashville Salutes