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Movie Gallery and Hollywood Video Donate $300,000 in DVDs to Operation Homefront

WILSONVILLE, Ore., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ — Movie Gallery, Inc. is proud to announce the completion of a successful campaign in partnership with Operation Homefront to lift the spirits of the brave men and women serving the United States. As a result of the DVDs for the Troops program, Movie Gallery, Inc. is donating 20,000 DVDs, […]

92% of Americans Say ‘Don’t Tear Me Down,’ Favor Keeping Veterans Memorial at Center of Supreme Court Case

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In a poll conducted by Barna Group and commissioned by Liberty Legal Institute that was released today, 92 percent of Americans agree that the forbidden Mojave Desert War Memorial should be allowed to stand. The poll, which surveyed 1,000 adults nationwide, finds that only 5 percent of Americans would favor […]

Defenshield Reaches 1,000 MDFP Units Deployed Globally

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C., Oct. 6/PRNewswire/ — Defenshield announces the deployment of its 1,000th Mobile Defenshield Fighting Position (MDFP) with an award for 20 units from U.S. Marine Corps Base at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Since the company’s inception in 2002, Mobile Defensive Fighting Positions have been its most requested armor solution product, deployed at military […]

Deputy Secretary Gould Talks Strategies for Federal Performance

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs W. Scott Gould told federal government managers at an “Excellence in Government” conference today that translating the skills of political campaigning into governance is a major challenge many newly appointed agency leaders face in implementing the President’s reform agenda. “President Obama and Secretary Shinseki have […]

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Installs Paving Material

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ — Contractors are laying paving material this week that will transform the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial as part of the first phase of the restoration and preservation project for the Penn’s Landing landmark at Front and Spruce Streets. The material, which will resemble granite pavers, is being poured throughout the week […]

VA Goes Green

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki has announced a new “Green Routine” campaign to kick off Energy Awareness Month at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The campaign is designed to increase the awareness among VA employees of their environmental impact as individuals and as members of the federal […]

Massachusetts Non-Profit Leads the Way Nationally on Women Veterans in Crisis

NORTHAMPTON, Mass., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — At a time when Americans are just beginning to pay attention to the special challenges faced by women who have served in the military, the Northampton-based non-profit Soldier On has created a national model for helping women veterans in crisis. Soldier On, which was created in 1994 with the […]

Wounded Warrior Needs Your Support

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Operation Homefront needs your help to support a wounded warrior in need in the Louisville, Kentucky area. This Army Reserve soldier was deployed to both Afghanistan and Iraq during his 10-year Army career. While deployed he suffered gunshot wounds, hearing loss, knee problems and post traumatic stress disorder. This […]