Delta Air Lines Expands Opportunities for Diverse Business Suppliers

ATLANTA, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is expanding its outreach to small, minority- and women-owned businesses as part of an increased commitment to enhancing the diversity of its business partners. The airline is using new web-based technology developed by CVM Solutions, LLC to broaden its search for diverse suppliers and to […]

Cell Phones for Soldiers Announces Free Phone Program for Returning Troops

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ — In response to a growing need to support military members returning from active duty, Cell Phones for Soldiers today announced an expansion of their services by offering free cell phones to all armed forces returning from service in Iraq and Afghanistan. To achieve this goal, the charity is calling […]

Green Globe Certification Awarded to 15 VA Medical Centers

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced 15 of its medical centers have been cited by the Green Building Initiative for their efforts to achieve sustainable energy. “We continue to take steps to assess and reduce our environmental impact,” Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki said. “Ensuring the sustainability […]

Veterans Affairs and Kaiser Permanente Share Electronic Health Information to Improve Care for Veterans

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Kaiser Permanente recently launched a pilot medical data exchange program in San Diego using the Nationwide Health Information Network. This innovative pilot enables clinicians from VA and Kaiser Permanente to obtain a more comprehensive view of a patient’s health using electronic health […]

Wounded Warrior Project and Amputee Coalition of America Work Together to Train and Certify Military Amputee Peer Visitors

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ — Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) and the Amputee Coalition of America are expanding the Military Amputee Peer Visitor Program by conducting a train-the-trainer and peer mentor training seminar at the Wounded Warrior Project’s headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida, this week. As many as 18 wounded warriors will attend the training seminar […]

Walt Disney World Resort Celebrates U.S. Military in 2010 With Special Ticket, Lodging Offers

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ — As Disney Parks ask “What Will You Celebrate?” and invite guests to turn their personal milestones into magical family vacations in 2010, America’s military personnel will have more reasons to celebrate: Special offers on theme park tickets and accommodations. With Disney’s Armed Forces Salute, from Jan. 3 […]

HealthCare Resolution Services, Inc. Joins Two GSA Vehicles

LAUREL, Md., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ — HealthCare Resolution Services, Inc. (HCRS), a leading provider of program integrity support, health information technology services and professional medical and technical staffing, announced today that it has been accepted as a subcontractor for two government-wide acquisition contract vehicles from the U.S. General Services Administration. Through the vehicles, HCRS will […]

Author Wendy D. Peterson Provides Insight to Military Families in: Memoirs of a Soldier’s Wife

LORAIN, Ohio, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ — It’s finally here, a contemporary insight to what American military families experience during the war on terror. This may very well be the insight that Michelle Obama needs in order to tackle her stance on the military platform. Memoirs of a Soldier’s Wife will provide insight, encouragement and inspiration […]

National Council on Disability to Hear Presentations on Military Health Care

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Council on Disability (NCD), as part of its 2.5 day quarterly meeting, will hear presentations and discuss the state of wounded warrior care and transition. Presenters from the Fort Hood and Fort Sam Houston Center for the Intrepid will provide their perspective. The presentation will be held at […]

Tostitos and the USO Honor U.S. Military During Fiesta Bowl Halftime With ‘Salute the Troops Bowl’ Tribute

GLENDALE, Ariz., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ — Marking its 15th year as title sponsor of the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division and Tostitos brand, along with the USO, today honored active military serving overseas by showcasing highlights from the first-ever “Salute the Troops Bowl” during the halftime broadcast of the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl on FOX. […]