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Vietnam Memorial Restoration Nears Completion

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ — What: Photo/video opportunity or pre-Veterans Day coverage at the newly restored Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial When: Now until Veterans Day ceremony at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 11 Where: Memorial at Front and Spruce streets, near the Hyatt at Penns Landing Contact: Terry Williamson, President, PVVM Fund ([email protected], 610-637-0980) or Adam […]

Free Krispy Kreme Doughnuts for Veterans and Military Personnel on Veterans Day!

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — This year, Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation is honoring America’s service men and women on Veterans Day by giving away free doughnuts to all veterans and active military personnel. Veterans and active military personnel are invited to visit any participating U.S. Krispy Kreme store on Veterans Day, November 11, and […]

Post-9/11 G.I. Bill Offers Exceptional New Education Benefits

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Earlier this year the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill went into effect, changing and expanding the education benefits available to veterans who have served since September 10, 2001. As Veteran’s Day approaches, U.S. News University Directory encourages those who qualify to take advantage of this program – none are more worthy […]

New Veterans Memorial Honors Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients

SEATTLE, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ — A new memorial to America’s most-esteemed veterans – Congressional Medal of Honor recipients – will be dedicated at the University of Washington in Seattle on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. The Medal of Honor is America’s highest and rarest award for military valor, presented just 3,448 times […]

Shinseki Announces Veterans’ Stories Posted on VA’s Web Page

WASHINGTON Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will join with the Library of Congress to host a “Veterans History Countdown” on the VA Web site – www.va.gov – featuring the oral histories of Veterans from every state and U.S. territory. “VA has partnered […]

FamilyLife Supports Military Marriages in Saint Louis

SAINT LOUIS, Nov. 4 /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 Saint Louis from Nov. 13 – 15 at the Hilton St. […]

FamilyLife Supports Military Marriages in Chicago Area

CHICAGO, Nov. 4 /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 Chicago from Nov. 13 – 15 at the Sheraton Chicago Northwest (3400 […]

Verizon Legal Volunteers Launch New Program to Provide Free Legal Services

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ — Verizon attorneys and legal staff have started a program that will provide free legal services to needy individuals and nonprofit organizations. The program helps address a major issue: Nearly 1 million poor people will be denied representation in courts across the country this year because of insufficient resources, according […]

During Veterans Day Week, State Farm(R) to Help America Say Thank You to Members of the Military and Their Families

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ — A simple “thank you” can be a powerful thing. A new Web site launching today, ThanksForBeingThere.com, lets people express their thanks to others using social media. They can create and post personal “thank you” messages accompanied by a photo or short video. During the week of Veterans Day (Nov. […]

Secretary Shinseki Details Plan to End Homelessness for Veterans

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, at the “VA National Summit Ending Homelessness Among Veterans,” Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki unveiled the department’s comprehensive plan to end homelessness among Veterans by marshalling the resources of government, business and the private sector. “President Obama and I are personally committed to ending homelessness among Veterans […]