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Video: IAVA and Ad Council Build on Success of Groundbreaking Veterans Campaign with a New Series of PSAs Launched for Veterans Day 2009

New York, New York November 11, 2009 /PRNewswire/ — To coincide with Veterans Day, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) joined the Ad Council today to launch a new series of national public service advertisements (PSAs) for their Veteran Support Campaign. The national outreach campaign aims to ease the readjustment challenges facing Iraq and […]

Biotechnology Salutes America’s Veterans; Innovations Continue to Offer Improved Treatment and Care of Combat Troops

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The WhatCanBiotechDoForYou campaign saluted American veterans across the country today for their service in defense of the United States. The biotechnology industry has consistently supported these brave men and women, both veterans and current soldiers, through innovative breakthroughs in medical treatment on and off the battlefield. Today, these innovations include […]

Give an Hour(TM) Volunteer Mental Health Professionals Provide Nearly $2 Million in Services to Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans, Families, and Communities

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Give an Hour(TM), a national nonprofit organization providing free mental health services to veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan and their loved ones, announces results of its October 2009 survey and reports a 166 percent increase in services rendered since one year ago. Give an Hour(TM) periodically surveys its volunteer providers […]

Award-Winning Filmmaker Frederic Lumiere Brings Week-Long Television Event to the History Channel

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ — WWII in HD is the first-ever World War II documentary presented in full, immersive HD color. Interviews with war veterans and thousands of hours of rare color footage were gathered from a two-year worldwide search. The series tells the story of the war through the eyes of 12 Americans […]

Target and VolunteerMatch Respond to Veterans’ Report – Help Returning Servicemen and Women Find Service Opportunities

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ — Target today announces its partnership with VolunteerMatch to help connect military veterans, active military, and their families with community and civic service opportunities across the country. The partnership is an immediate response to a report based on the first ever nationally representative survey of veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan which […]

U.S. Army Special Forces Operators Reluctant to Seek Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ — According to a University of the Rockies study, more than half (54.4 percent) of U.S. Army Special Forces Operators exposed to combat would not seek treatment while serving in the Army, even if they were experiencing Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms or psychological distress. The 18-month study, which […]

Veterans Day Call to Action

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — This Veterans Day, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is urging everyone to honor all veterans in every community across the nation. “We encourage all Americans to take time out of their busy schedules to do something good for all generations of veterans and their families,” said Paralyzed Veterans national […]

Statement by The Honorable Tom Ridge on Veterans Day

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Vietnam combat veteran Tom Ridge, the nation’s first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security and current chairman of the National Organization on Disability, issued the following statement commemorating Veterans Day: “Today we pay tribute to the valiant service of the United States Armed Forces – those who have protected our nation […]

Sears ‘Heroes at Home’ Program Salutes and Supports America’s Military on Veterans Day

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Rebuilding Together, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization working to preserve affordable homeownership, is working with Sears this Veteran’s Day to complete the latest of its “Heroes at Home” projects. The Heroes at Home program has completed more than 500 rebuild projects for military veterans and their families and assisted 3500 […]

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for Nov. 11

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Following is the daily “Profile America” feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11: VETERANS DAY Profile America — Wednesday, November 11th. Today, we observe Veterans Day, and across the country events will honor the men and women who have served their country, so we may all live in […]