Miss USA 2009 Kristen Dalton Gets Called to Duty By the USO and Will Spend Thanksgiving With Troops

NEW YORK, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ — On Veterans Day, Kristen Dalton, Miss USA 2009, visited the historic Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum where she announced that she has been called to duty by the USO and will spend the Thanksgiving holiday by giving back to military men, women and their families at Fort Drum […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters Military Mentor Featured in New Civic Enterprises Report on Leadership and Our Armed Forces

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ — Sonia Meneses, a Big Brothers Big Sisters Military Mentor, is featured in All Volunteer Force (www.civicenterprises.net/allvolunteerforce/), a new Civic Enterprises study that reveals that men and women serving in the United States Armed Forces represent a new generation of leaders. The report, released at a Veteran’s Day celebration featuring Michelle […]

The White House and HISTORY(TM) Together Honor Veterans as Part of ‘Take a Veteran to School Day’ on Veterans Day

NEW YORK, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ — President Barack Obama and Abbe Raven, President and CEO, A&E Television Networks (the parent company of History); today kicked off the Take a Veteran to School Day initiative at The White House. Veterans representing military service spanning from WWII to Afghanistan were honored at the Veterans Day Breakfast in […]

Video: Celebrities, Business Leaders, Veterans of All Generations Gather at IAVA’s Third Annual Heroes Gala

NEW YORK, November 11, 2009 /PRNewswire/ — Last night, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), the nation’s first and largest nonpartisan, non-profit organization for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, hosted its Third Annual Heroes Gala at Gotham Hall in New York City. This inspiring event, timed to coincide with Veterans Day, […]

First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden Join Blue Star Families, This Emotional Life Producers to Support Military Families

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ — In honor of the 1.8 million men and women who have been deployed in America’s Armed Services and their families, Vulcan Productions, NOVA/WGBH and PBS are honored to join Blue Star Families in a Veterans Day program featuring First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden. In the first part […]

Texas Power Supports Military and Makes Donation to Wounded Warrior Project

ARLINGTON, Texas, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ — Retail electric provider Texas Power has recently made its first donation to Wounded Warrior Project, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors. Upon introducing its discounted electric rate plan dubbed “The Patriot Plan”, Texas Power agreed to make a donation for every account enrolled […]

Lung Cancer Alliance Salutes Veterans

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) salutes all veterans today on Veterans Day and announces the launch of a new webpage with information specifically for veterans on lung cancer — the leading cause of cancer death among veterans. LCA also announces that major veteran service organizations (VSOs) have gone on record in […]

Southwest Airlines Honors WWII Veterans

DALLAS, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Today, Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) saluted 23 World War II (WWII) Veterans with a patriotic sendoff to the nation’s capital from Los Angeles International Airport. As the official airline of the Honor Flight Network, Southwest Airlines supports flights all across the country during the year, which allows Veterans to visit […]

America’s Dairy Farmers and ‘Pizzas 4 Patriots’ Partner to Salute America’s Veterans

GRAPEVINE, Texas, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ — Veterans in five U.S. cities will be getting a hot and cheesy care package this Veteran’s Day, courtesy of America’s dairy farmers in partnership with Pizzas 4 Patriots, a non-profit organization that aims to deliver “a slice of home” to U.S. service men and women both domestically and abroad. […]

Table Mountain Rancheria and Table Mountain Casino Honor Fresno Veterans Memorial Museum With Donation

FRIANT, Calif., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ — Table Mountain Rancheria and Table Mountain Casino recognized the Fresno Veterans Memorial Museum for its continued service to the Valley with a donation of $10,000. The Museum offers a sanctuary for educating the importance of patriotism and honor. Local docents provide guided tours of the Museum and share personal […]