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GI JAMS (TM) Launches Its New Music Web Site to Promote Musically Talented U.S. Service Members Around the World

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ — GI JAMS (TM), a multi-media entertainment project dedicated to featuring, promoting and developing the musical talents of the men and women of our U.S. armed forces has today formally announced its opening and the debut of its web site ( The web site will give all military members, […]

AMA Honors IL Ophthalmologist Manus C. Kraff M.D. for Volunteer Eye Care for Military Members

HOUSTON, Nov. 7, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Medical Association (AMA) today awarded its 2009 Benjamin Rush Award for Citizenship and Community Service to Manus C. Kraff, M.D., an ophthalmologist from Chicago, IL. The award recognizes physicians who have gone above and beyond their professional call of duty to make an outstanding public service contribution to […]

Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Says Flight 93 National Memorial Will Soon Be a Reality

SHANKSVILLE, Pa., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Before helping to break ground for a national memorial honoring the 40 heroic passengers and crew members who died aboard United Flight 93 on 9/11, Governor Edward G. Rendell recognized the sacred ground on which he stood and reiterated a commitment made earlier this year. “This memorial will be […]

Atlanta Veterans’ Day Parade Features ‘Reflections’

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ — The National Museum of Patriotism has invited “Reflections: The American Funeral” – a mobile museum on funeral customs – to participate in the 28th Annual Atlanta Veterans’ Day Parade – America’s largest – on Peachtree Street in downtown Atlanta on Saturday, November 7, 2009. The parade starts […]

Gateway Energy Honors U.S. Military With Special Benefit

MONTEBELLO, N.Y., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ — Gateway Energy Services Corporation is honoring the men and women of the U.S. military who have given so much to our country by offering them a discount on their energy costs. The Gateway Energy Military Discount Program will give a 5% discount on its monthly rate for natural gas […]

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 […]