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LZ Lambeau(TM) Event Retains Leonard & Finco Public Relations, Inc.

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ — LZ Lambeau(TM), a partnership of the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs, Wisconsin Historical Society and Wisconsin Public Television, has hired Leonard & Finco Public Relations, Inc., Green Bay, WI to develop and implement a strategic public relations program for the state wide welcome home event for Wisconsin Vietnam Veterans. […]

Secretary Shinseki Visits Duke University for Memorial Dedication

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Returning today to his alma mater at Duke University for the dedication of a Veterans memorial, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki honored alumni who have lost their lives in service to America. “Duke has many distinguished alumni, but I’d argue that the names on this memorial represent the […]

AFGE Thanks Congress, President Obama for Advance Funding for Department of Veterans Affairs

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), today, praised President Barack Obama for signing the Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act which will provide advance funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs. “This victory comes after years of advocating by AFGE and numerous veterans’ organizations,” said AFGE National […]

Pelosi on President Signing Veterans’ Bill: New Law Ensures Veterans Will Have the Care and Support They Have Earned

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today after attending a ceremony at the White House during which President Obama signed into law the Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act. “In signing the Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act, President Obama is standing shoulder-to-shoulder with Congress […]

Catapult Technology Expands Program Management Support Line of Business with Two New Contracts

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ — Catapult Technology, Ltd. (Catapult), a leading Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned (SDVO) Information Technology (IT) contractor to the federal government and private sector, has expanded its Program Management Support line of business with the addition of new projects at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). Total […]

ABC TV’s Woodruff to Help Honor Joint Chiefs Chairman

HOLYOKE, Mass., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Award-winning journalist Bob Woodruff will be among the speakers taking part in an Oct. 29 dinner event honoring Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States Armed Services. Woodruff, who was seriously injured in a 2006 IED explosion in Iraq, is the founder […]

Sutherland Global Services Named ‘Employer of the Year’ By Veterans Outreach Center

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ — Sutherland Global Services, a leading multi-national Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider, is pleased to announce this week that it has been named “Employer of the Year” by the Rochester-based Veterans Outreach Center (VOC). “The annual ‘Employer of the Year’ award honors exceptional Rochester-area employers who have gone the extra […]

Obama Signs Historic Legislation for Veterans Health Care, IAVA Attends White House Signing

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ — THE ISSUE IN 30 SECONDS: Today, President Obama signed the Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act (H.R. 1016). The legislation requires Congress to approve the health care budget for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) at least one year in advance. Representative Bob Filner [CA-51] introduced the […]

American Airlines and the Fort Worth Airpower Foundation to Host Seventh Annual Sky Ball Fundraiser

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — American Airlines and the Fort Worth Airpower Foundation (FWAPF) are proud to continue their partnership supporting the families of North Texas military personnel and pay tribute to the brave men and women in uniform who defend our country. Hundreds of American Airlines and American Eagle employee volunteers will […]

Lumetra Wins Major Contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Lumetra is pleased to announce that the Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded the California-based healthcare consulting organization a contract for Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Protected Clinical Peer Review Services. Effective on September 30, 2009, the contract is for a one-year period, with the VHA having the choice to […]