‘New Media’ Effort Fuels Laptops and More for Wounded Troops

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Divided among four “virtual teams,” a wide variety of bloggers and other New Media mavens are competing on the Internet to see who can inspire the most donations to help wounded troops. Part of the Soldiers’ Angels fifth annual online Valour-IT Veterans Day fundraising competition that runs through Veterans […]

FamilyLife Supports Military Marriages in Cedar Rapids and Coralville

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ — In response to rising suicide and divorce rates within the U.S. military, FamilyLife, a non-profit ministry dedicated to supporting marriages and families, will present its Weekend to Remember(®) marriage conference at a significant discount to military couples in the area from Nov. 6 – 8 at the Cedar […]

Traveling Dignity Memorial(R) Vietnam Wall Comes to Tampa Area

BRANDON, Fla., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ — The Dignity Memorial® Vietnam Wall, a three-quarter-scale traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be on display October 29 – November 1 at Hillsboro Memorial Gardens, 2323 West Brandon Boulevard in Brandon, Fla. “The monument was created as a service to those who might never […]

Cortiva Institute Celebrates Veterans Day With Free Massages for Military and Veterans

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ — In celebration of all who have served in the military, Cortiva Institute-Scottsdale is offering complimentary one-hour massages in its Student Clinic from Nov. 16 – 21. “Cortiva Institute recognizes the bravery and sacrifice of military service men and women and we are pleased to offer this service to anyone […]

Retail Patriots Honored for Supporting the Troops

OLATHE, Kan., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ — Five food retailers and wholesalers have been honored with Retail Patriot awards for “going beyond the call of duty” in their support of our active military troops and veterans. Winners of the recognition are: Nash Finch Company, Minneapolis; Tops Friendly Markets, Buffalo, N.Y.; Safeway Inc., Pleasanton, Calif.; Hy-Vee, Inc., […]

LZ Lambeau(TM) Event Retains Leonard & Finco Public Relations, Inc.

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ — LZ Lambeau(TM), a partnership of the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs, Wisconsin Historical Society and Wisconsin Public Television, has hired Leonard & Finco Public Relations, Inc., Green Bay, WI to develop and implement a strategic public relations program for the state wide welcome home event for Wisconsin Vietnam Veterans. […]

Secretary Shinseki Visits Duke University for Memorial Dedication

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Returning today to his alma mater at Duke University for the dedication of a Veterans memorial, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki honored alumni who have lost their lives in service to America. “Duke has many distinguished alumni, but I’d argue that the names on this memorial represent the […]

AFGE Thanks Congress, President Obama for Advance Funding for Department of Veterans Affairs

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), today, praised President Barack Obama for signing the Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act which will provide advance funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs. “This victory comes after years of advocating by AFGE and numerous veterans’ organizations,” said AFGE National […]

Pelosi on President Signing Veterans’ Bill: New Law Ensures Veterans Will Have the Care and Support They Have Earned

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today after attending a ceremony at the White House during which President Obama signed into law the Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act. “In signing the Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act, President Obama is standing shoulder-to-shoulder with Congress […]