Liberty Legal Institute Speaks Out on Mojave War Memorial, U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments Today

WASHINGTON , Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Following oral arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court on the Mojave Desert War Memorial (Salazar v. Buono), Kelly Shackelford, Chief Counsel of Liberty Legal Institute, which represents more than four million veterans in the case, released the following statement: “This memorial was put up 75 years ago by World […]

Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund Receives $3 Million Donation from TV Icon Bob Barker

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ — The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund (IFHF) announced today that with the help of American TV icon Bob Barker, it has reached its goal of $60 million to complete its current project, the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), an advanced facility dedicated to research, diagnosis and treatment of traumatic […]

The Bob Woodruff Foundation and The New York Comedy Festival to Stand Up For Heroes

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ — The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) and The New York Comedy Festival (NYCF) unite to present the third annual Stand Up for Heroes: A Benefit for the Bob Woodruff Foundation at Town Hall in New York City at 8:00 PM on Wednesday, November 4th. Brian Williams will host Stand Up […]

‘Broken Glass and Other Stories’: Selected Reflections on Life Experiences

TOPEKA, Kan., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ — Some lives lend themselves better to story than others. “Broken Glass and Other Stories” (published by iUniverse), by Herbert Spohn, is a collection of fiction that draws upon many of the author’s own extraordinary life experiences. These works contain a wide range of subject matter that aptly reflects the […]

Annual Military Friendly Franchises Survey Opens Today

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ — G.I. Jobs’ first annual Military Friendly Franchises survey opened today at www.militaryfranchising.com/survey. Deadline for survey completion is November 6. The online survey is the primary tool used to determine which franchises do the most to recruit military veterans as franchisees and which offer the greatest support in their success. The […]

Secretary Shinseki Announces $17 Million in Homeless Grants

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki has announced that 19 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico will share more than $17 million in grants to community groups to create 1,155 beds for homeless Veterans this year. “These grants will aid our efforts to eliminate homelessness among those […]

National Air Cargo Teams Up With Jammies for GI’s to Deliver Injured Troops Much Needed Personal Supplies

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ — National Air Cargo today provided charitable land transport to deliver more than 3,000 pounds of various donated personal affects on behalf of Jammies for GI’s to Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas to ensure that recovering injured U.S. troops have personal clothing items while at the […]

Sport Clips Ranks Among VetFran Top Ten

GEORGETOWN, Texas, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ — Sport Clips, the nation’s largest men’s and boy’s hair-care provider, ranked eighth among the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Top Ten sellers of franchises to veterans. The report comes from a recent survey of VetFran membership, which is made up of 400 IFA participating companies offering various financial incentives for […]

VA Chief of Staff Gingrich Kicks off National Veterans Creative Arts Festival in San Antonio

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On Oct. 5, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Chief of Staff John Gingrich celebrated Veteran-artists at the opening banquet of the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The festival is the culmination of a year-long fine arts competition involving nearly 3,500 participants nationwide. It is open […]