Cobra Electronics Announces Partnership With Homes For Our Troops

CHICAGO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Cobra Electronics (Nasdaq: COBR) today announced its partnership with the Homes for Our Troops organization to donate a portion of its fourth quarter sales to the building of or retrofitting of homes for injured war veterans. Cobra will donate proceeds from its Citizens Band radios, radar detection and navigation system […]

VA Staffs Office for Survivors of Vets, Service Members

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — To strengthen the programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for the survivors of the nation’s Veterans and military personnel, the Department has staffed an office to serve as their advocate, with a charter that includes creating or modifying programs, benefits and services. “Taking care of survivors is as […]

Corporations Set To Network with Veteran Entrepreneurs at 7th Annual Veteran Business Symposium

KENT, Ohio, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ — The Northeast Ohio Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), in conjunction with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Veteran’s Business Council of Northern Ohio (VBCNO), will be hosting the 7th Annual Veteran Business Symposium on November 10. Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) is a major sponsor of the event. This […]

Pelosi Statement on VA Issuing Emergency Checks to Veterans Awaiting College Benefits

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today on the announcement by Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has authorized checks for up to $3,000 to be given to students who have applied for educational benefits and who have not yet received their […]

Rebuilding Together Metro Denver, Sears and Kmart to Improve the Lives of Military Families at Home

DENVER, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On Saturday, October 3, more than 24 volunteers from Rebuilding Together Metro Denver will team up with volunteers from Sears and Kmart stores to help renovate the home of Robert and Nellie Sims. The project is part of Heroes at Home(SM) a program that provides support to military service people, […]

Boeing Recognized for Supporting Operation Homefront Village

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Boeing Company is helping a wounded warrior family by funding an apartment at Operation Homefront Village, San Antonio. The village provides apartment-style transitional housing to wounded warriors and their families, as well as a full range of services and support, as they make the transition back to civilian […]

Secretary Shinseki Honors Fallen Heroes, Parents

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On the 69th anniversary of American Gold Star Mothers and Families Day, an annual remembrance of mothers who lost sons and daughters in military service, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki pledged to ensure the nation’s fallen heroes are remembered. “In my capacity as Secretary of Veterans Affairs and […]

Secretary Shinseki Orders Emergency Checks to Students Awaiting Education Benefits

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has authorized checks for up to $3,000 to be given to students who have applied for educational benefits and who have not yet received their government payment. The checks will be distributed to eligible students at […]

Fourth Annual Military Muster Golf Tourney Raises Funds for Military Families

WINDHAM, Maine, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Fourth Annual Military Muster Golf Tournament was held on Sept. 16, 2009 at the Fox Hopyard Golf Club in East Haddam, Connecticut. Organized by individuals from each of the armed services, the event was attended by more than 110 former and current service members, who turned out for […]