Alaska Airlines salutes military heroes with patriotic themed aircraft

In anticipation of Veterans Day, Alaska Airlines today unveiled the newest aircraft in its fleet featuring a patriotic special paint theme titled “Honoring Those Who Serve.” The 737-900ER is dedicated to the brave men and women of the U.S. military, as well as veterans of the armed forces and their families. Its unique exterior paint […]

PVA Weighs in on Repayment of California National Guard Re-enlistment Bonuses

In response to the news that the Pentagon is seeking repayment of re-enlistment bonuses equaling millions of dollars from nearly 10,000 current or former soldiers in the California National Guard, now saying they weren’t eligible for these bonuses, Paralyzed Veterans of America has issued the following statement from its Executive Director, Sherman Gillums, Jr.: “These […]

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants Recognize U.S. Military Veterans And Gold Star Families With Free Entrée

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants will thank U.S. military veterans and Gold Star family members by offering them a complimentary lunch or dinner on Sunday, November 6 at all 56 locations. “It is an honor to host the brave veterans of our country at our McCormick & Schmick’s locations,” said Tilman Fertitta, chairman and CEO […]

American Legion on bonuses: ‘We stand with the soldiers of the Guard’

The head of the nation’s largest veterans service organization is calling on the U.S. military to immediately cease collection efforts from National Guard members who were mistakenly awarded bonuses through no fault of their own. “As far as The American Legion is concerned, the debt is backwards. America owes a debt to these heroes that […]

VA Streamlining Process for Medical/Surgical Purchases

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is taking a major step toward system improvement in the processes used to purchase medical and surgical supplies. VA is significantly enhancing the Medical/Surgical Prime Vendor (MSPV) program by replacing it with the Medical/Surgical Prime Vendor – Next Generation (MSPV-NG) program. MSPV-NG purchasing capability greatly improves VA’s supply chain […]