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Marshall Tucker Band’s Southern Sounds Support Maine Military Charities

WINDHAM, Maine, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Operation Homefront’s New England chapter is getting ready to rock with the Marshall Tucker Band, one of the biggest and best known Southern rock bands of the 70’s. The event, a veteran support benefit, will be held from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m., Sunday, October 11, 2009 at Hadlock Field […]

Bridgepoint Education’s Ashford University Selected as a Letter of Instruction School By the United States Army

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of post-secondary education services focused on providing higher access to higher education, announced today that Ashford University has been selected by the U.S. Army as a Letter of Instruction (LOI) school. As an LOI school, Ashford University is now listed on the […]

Yard Sales for Troops Unite Nation

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Across the country this weekend, Americans are uniting in support of the troops through the First Annual Soldiers’ Angels Sale-abration. In metropolitan areas, small towns and on military bases, from Alaska to Florida and Southern California to Vermont, patriots are raising money for troop support activities through community-based yard […]

Veterans Give High Marks to VA Pharmacies

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced J.D. Power and Associates, a firm specializing in consumer surveys, has given VA pharmacies some of the highest customer satisfaction scores in a national sampling of pharmacy customers. “Veterans are our clients. Providing the highest quality pharmacy services is an essential part […]

A Million Ways to ‘Help the Helpers’

DENVER, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Denver Foundation announced today that the Pioneer Fund has made a gift of $1,000,000 to create the Lewis E. Myers Caregivers Fund. The Caregivers Fund will provide the spouses, parents, and other unpaid caregivers of wounded military personnel with financial assistance, helping with rent, utilities, mortgage payments, car payments, […]

On Patrol at the Home Front

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — It started as a simple family effort to boost morale for the soldiers in one Aviation Brigade. Four years later, Michael Weinshel, his wife Carol, and his sister-in-law, Susan Spivack, continue to support soldiers by sending regular gift packages. To honor these individuals for their continuous encouragement and significant […]

Veterans Affairs Awards ESN $12.5 Million Contract to Strengthen Enterprise Network Security

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ — Engineering Services Network, Inc. (ESN), a trusted leader in engineering and technology solutions, announced today that it has been awarded a $12.5 million contract from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) under the GSA VETS GWAC to support the Department of Veterans Affairs, Field Security Operations (FSO), Network Security […]

Hazelden to Provide U.S. Navy With New Online Continuing Recovery Program for Addicted Military Personnel

CENTER CITY, Minn., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Hazelden, one of the world’s largest and most respected private, nonprofit alcohol and drug addiction treatment centers, announced today that it will provide the BUMED, Headquarters Navy Medicine, with a new Web-based continuing care support system. Called Navy MORE (My Ongoing Recovery Experience), the online system will be […]

Facial Plastic Surgery Group Launches ‘Faces of Honor’ Program to Aid War Veterans Injured in the Line of Duty

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ — Today at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), the organization announced the launch of their new humanitarian effort named “Faces of Honor,” a program that will offer free surgical care for soldiers who have been injured in the line of duty. […]

Chrysler Group LLC Reaffirms its Historic Commitment to Supplier Diversity and Minority Supplier Development

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ — Company holds Tenth Annual Matchmaker event Event draws more than 700 participants including 200 exhibitors eligible to support Company’s supply base Company sourcing to minority-owned businesses has increased to $41 billion since 1983 Chrysler Group LLC reaffirmed its historic commitment to supplier diversity and minority supplier development holding […]