Award-Winning Filmmaker Frederic Lumiere Brings Week-Long Television Event to the History Channel

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ — WWII in HD is the first-ever World War II documentary presented in full, immersive HD color. Interviews with war veterans and thousands of hours of rare color footage were gathered from a two-year worldwide search. The series tells the story of the war through the eyes of 12 Americans […]

Target and VolunteerMatch Respond to Veterans’ Report – Help Returning Servicemen and Women Find Service Opportunities

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ — Target today announces its partnership with VolunteerMatch to help connect military veterans, active military, and their families with community and civic service opportunities across the country. The partnership is an immediate response to a report based on the first ever nationally representative survey of veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan which […]

U.S. Army Special Forces Operators Reluctant to Seek Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ — According to a University of the Rockies study, more than half (54.4 percent) of U.S. Army Special Forces Operators exposed to combat would not seek treatment while serving in the Army, even if they were experiencing Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms or psychological distress. The 18-month study, which […]

Veterans Day Call to Action

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — This Veterans Day, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is urging everyone to honor all veterans in every community across the nation. “We encourage all Americans to take time out of their busy schedules to do something good for all generations of veterans and their families,” said Paralyzed Veterans national […]

Statement by The Honorable Tom Ridge on Veterans Day

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Vietnam combat veteran Tom Ridge, the nation’s first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security and current chairman of the National Organization on Disability, issued the following statement commemorating Veterans Day: “Today we pay tribute to the valiant service of the United States Armed Forces – those who have protected our nation […]

Sears ‘Heroes at Home’ Program Salutes and Supports America’s Military on Veterans Day

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Rebuilding Together, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization working to preserve affordable homeownership, is working with Sears this Veteran’s Day to complete the latest of its “Heroes at Home” projects. The Heroes at Home program has completed more than 500 rebuild projects for military veterans and their families and assisted 3500 […]

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for Nov. 11

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Following is the daily “Profile America” feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11: VETERANS DAY Profile America — Wednesday, November 11th. Today, we observe Veterans Day, and across the country events will honor the men and women who have served their country, so we may all live in […]

Veterans, National Security Leaders Stand Up For Clean Energy in New Repower America TV Ad

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As the nation prepares to celebrate Veterans Day and honor the brave men and women who serve in our Armed Forces, the Alliance for Climate Protection’s Repower America campaign today released a new television ad featuring veterans and national security leaders in their own voices calling for bold action now […]

Video: Call of Duty Endowment (CODE) Set to Help Veterans Combat Unemployment

WASHINGTON , November 10, 2009 /PRNewswire/ —Recent trends show that America’s veterans face yet a new adversary – unemployment.  According to statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are more than 500,000 unemployed veterans between the ages of 18 and 64 currently living in the United States.  And amid the greatest economic uncertainty […]

Pelosi: On Veterans Day, Let Us Honor the Sacrifice of Our Veterans and Take Inspiration From Their Actions

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement in recognition of Veterans Day, which will be celebrated tomorrow: “Veterans Day is dedicated to honoring the sacrifice of the bravest among us, recognizing the service of those who wear our uniform, paying our respects to those who perished at war and celebrating […]