VA Summit Frames Plan to End Veteran Homelessness

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs held a historic three-day conference in the nation’s capital to signal the beginning of a new mission for the agency – to end veteran homelessness in five years. More than 1,300 VA clinicians and health care specialists, representatives of federal agencies invested in providing […]

Veterans Day Salute from Outback Steakhouse

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ — What: As an expression of Outback Steakhouse’s appreciation to our Country’s veterans and active duty military*, a free Bloomin’ Onion and beverage of choice (one non-alcoholic drink or one draft Anheuser Busch beer except where prohibited by law) will be available to them at every Outback in the country […]

Veteran’s Day Reminder: Illinois CPAs Offer Free Tax Help to Military Families

CHICAGO, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — With Veteran’s Day in mind and tax season approaching, the Illinois CPA Society reminds active duty military members and their families throughout the state about the free tax preparation available to them through the Military Service Tax Preparation Project. The project, done in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service, matches […]

The Rick Amato Show, Presented by The Washington Times, Receives Best Interview in Talk Radio Category

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Rick Amato Show, presented by The Washington Times, received first place for best interview in talk radio during the 36th annual Dan Diego press Club Award ceremony, held in San Diego, CA, on October 20, 2009. The winning interview centered on the findings of an extensive investigation by The […]

Homes for Our Troops Will Turn Over the Keys to Marine CPL Visnu Gonzalez’s Energy-Efficient, High-Performance Barrier-Free Home Tuesday, November 10 on the Marine Corps’ Birthday

HILLSDALE, N.J., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Homes for Our Troops founder John Gonsalves will turn over the keys to Marine Corporal Visnu Gonzalez, a paralyzed veteran, on Tuesday, November 10 at 11:00 at 28 Cross Street in Hillsdale, NJ. This home will be presented to CPL Visnu Gonzalez at no cost thanks to a generous […]

Wreaths Across America Sets Goal to Place 55,000 Wreaths on Grave Sites of Fallen Soldiers; Seeks Donors

HOUSTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The saying that everything is bigger in Texas shines through even in the way Texans show support for their fallen soldiers. In December of 2008, Wreaths Across America Houston placed a record-setting 14,400 holiday wreaths upon the grave sites of their fallen heroes, and this year their planning committee is […]

Cox Commemorates November 11 with Special ‘Thank You’ to Veterans

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ — To honor and thank area residents who have served in the armed forces, Cox is providing commemorative American flag lapel pins to veterans and their family members through its retail stores on Wednesday, November 11. In addition to veterans, Cox also invites current persons serving in the military as […]

Justice Department Settles Lawsuit Against Knight Protective Services to Enforce the Employment Rights of Retired Army Service Member

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The United States has reached a settlement that will resolve its suit filed on behalf of retired Army service member King A. Gatten against Knight Protective Service Inc., the Justice Department today announced. The department’s complaint, filed in September 2009, alleges that Knight willfully violated the Uniformed Services Employment and […]