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CCMC Celebrates Case Management Week (Oct. 11-17) With Second Annual Patricia McCollom Scholarship

MT. LAUREL, N.J., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ — In conjunction with its celebration of Case Management Week (Oct. 11-17), the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) has announced the winner of its second annual $1,000 Patricia McCollom Scholarship award. CCMC has selected Cynthia Bracey, MSN, RN, CCM, of Fort Bragg, N.C. A case manager with the […]

Helmets to Hardhats Candidate Josh Coale to Be Honored at Kentucky State Building Trades Convention

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Labor leaders from across the State of Kentucky will converge in Louisville on October 7, 2009, to take part in the Kentucky State Building and Construction Trades Council Biennial Convention. During this three-day event, labor leaders will have a chance to meet, share ideas and help determine the future of […]

Video: American Heros Challenge to Raise Money to Build World-Class Veterans Memorial in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, October 5, 2009 /PRNewswire/ — American Heroes Challenge will present a two-day multi-stage firearms and tactics competition designed to test the technical, tactical, and physical capabilities of the nation’s armed forces and first responders from all over the country. All of the proceeds from this event will go toward the goal of raising […]

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 […]