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3 july 2015

11:43
The brave men and women who serve and protect the U.S. come from all walks of life; they are parents, children, and grandparents. They are friends, neighbors, and coworkers and an important part of our communities. Nearly 10 million veterans are...


2 july 2015

15:06
Impacting the lives of military families across the nation, Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation (Fallen Patriots) seeks to bridge the gap in the cost of college education for children who lost a parent in the line of duty. Beginning July 4,...

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Enterprise Holdings today announced it has hired more than 6,000 military veterans and reservists since joining the ranks of the 100,000 Jobs Mission coalition in 2012. The 100,000 Jobs Mission brings together private companies that recognize the...

08:30
The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging all diagnosed victims and/or their family to call them at 866-714-6466 to learn how to get on-the-spot access to the nation's best mesothelioma lawyers for the best possible compensation, along with...


1 july 2015

18:41
The Bladensburg WWI Memorial Peace Cross was dedicated on July 12, 1925 to honor 49 men from Prince George County, Maryland who fought and died for our country during WWI. The memorial was funded by local residents and the American Legion and is...

18:36
The national non-profit organization Help Hospitalized Veterans (HHV) will present Salute To America?Springfield at the 2015 National Convention of the Vietnam Veterans of America. The third event of the 2015 HHV Salute To America Veterans Concert...

16:57
/PULSEMEDIA ? KSS Productions announced today that ticket sales are open for the 'Celebrity Black Tie Gala and Golf Tournament;' a 2-day event benefiting Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). The 1st Annual Celebrity Black Tie Gala and Celebrity Golf...

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The Sons of Confederate Veterans has learned that a North Carolina Chapter of the Ku Klux Klan has been granted a permit for a protest rally, scheduled for July 18, 2015 on the South Carolina Statehouse grounds.  The 30,000 members of the Sons of...

11:15
On the occasion of the 99th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, Canadian and French citizens gathered today at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial in France to commemorate the Newfoundland soldiers who fought so valiantly during the opening...

10:25
One of Hollywood's most famous leading ladies and three members of Congress working to bring home military working dogs join American Humane Association's president and CEO as special guests on the latest episode of "Be Humanetm with Dr. Robin...

09:47
On Saturday, June 27, 2015, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) collaborated with food and drug retailer Jewel-Osco to host an educational baby shower for 30 new and expecting wounded veteran mothers. The shower took place from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at...

09:45
On behalf of the Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, and the Government of Canada, Senator Norman Doyle today attended a commemorative event at the National War Memorial, in St. John's, to mark the 99th anniversary of the Battles...

09:03
K9s For Warriors and Merrick Pet Care are joining together to give a new leash on life to American military veterans and shelter dogs. Merrick's support will aid K9s For Warriors' mission of pairing specially trained rescue dogs with veterans...

08:34
Those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for American freedom are receiving special offers from one San Antonio Nissan dealership. Ingram Park Nissan is proudly honoring U.S. military personnel with the Nissan Military Program, which provides...

07:55
Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) and longtime collaborator Southeastern Grocers ? home of BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie ? band together for a special Fourth of July initiative: Wounded Warrior Project Day. Southeastern Grocers will donate every cent of...

07:00
On behalf of the Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Senator David Wells will participate in a commemorative ceremony in Ottawa to mark the 99th anniversary of the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel. Location: National...

07:00
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, the world's largest regional theme park company, is partnering with Coca-Cola® for the third annual Coca-Cola July 4th Fest at Six Flags, July 3-5 at all U.S. theme parks. This three-day patriotic celebration is...

07:00
The public and media are invited to participate in the official Government of Canada ceremony marking the 99th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial in France.     Location: Beaumont-Hamel...

05:30
On behalf of the Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, and the Government of Canada, Senator Norman Doyle will attend the annual commemorative event at the Newfoundland National Memorial, in St. John's, to mark the anniversary of the...


30 june 2015

16:37
The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs announced today that the Veterans Hiring Act (Bill C-27) comes into force tomorrow, July 1, 2015. The Veterans Hiring Act makes it easier for Canadian Armed Forces personnel who are leaving...

15:30
The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, confirmed today that the Retirement Income Security Benefit, the Family Caregiver Relief Benefit, and the Critical Injury Benefit for Canadian Armed Forces personnel, Veterans and their...

15:00
On behalf of the Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Senator David Wells will participate in a commemorative ceremony in Ottawa to mark the 99th anniversary of the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel. Location: National...

15:00
The public and media are invited to participate in the official Government of Canada ceremony marking the 99th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial in France.     Location: Beaumont-Hamel...

13:30
On behalf of the Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, and the Government of Canada, Senator Norman Doyle will attend the annual commemorative event at the Newfoundland National Memorial, in St. John's, to mark the anniversary of the...

10:07
July 4th is this weekend, a time we commemorate our country's declaration of independence, and the spirit and people behind it. To help honor our current nation's heroes, Hope For Heroes Foundation has partnered with USA Medical Card, a leading...

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Today, the Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, issued the following statement to mark the 99th anniversary of the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel. "On July 1, 1916, the Battle of the Somme began along the Western Front in...

09:00
Building upon a partnership that has helped thousands of U.S. military veterans, The Home Depot® Foundation has pledged more than $1.6 million in new grants to Volunteers of America to address the critical housing needs of former service members....


29 june 2015

10:57
Outback Steakhouse®, long known for supporting United States military service members and their families, expanded its efforts in this area at last weekend's NASCAR race at Sonoma Raceway with the announcement of a quarter of a million dollar...

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Active Duty, US Navy Veteran Jesse Iwuji is officially representing the Phoenix Patriot Foundation (PPF) through his 2015 NASCAR racing program as Goodwill Ambassador.  He will be bringing heightened awareness of the programs that PPF provides to...

09:00
Team Red, White and Blue (Team RWB), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supporting U.S. veterans, today announced that it will be conducting the second annual Old Glory Relay presented by Microsoft Corp. Microsoft is committed to leading and...

08:50
Jacki Mayo first learned about the National Association of Realtor's Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Certification while taking classes to become a VA Military Real Estate Specialist (VAMRES©).  "I want to make the process as smooth and...

08:35
Wellcentive, the leader in population health management for value-based care transformation, announced today that it has awarded its inaugural Medical Scholarship for Veterans to Anthony DeSantis, 31, of New Port Richey, Florida, formerly a captain...


26 june 2015

14:00
The American Legion Department of Colorado has awarded Summit Technical Solutions, LLC (STS) an Employer of Veterans Award, recognizing STS for their dedication in hiring veterans. Each year the American Legion Departments select one nomination per...

10:00
Brock recently participated in the Service Academy Career Conference (SACC), meeting candidates representing an array of backgrounds including supply chain management, finance, operations, construction, leadership positions in the military and other...

09:50
Assisi Animal Health designed the Assisi LoopTM, a non-pharmaceutical and anti-inflammatory device (NPAID). The Loop is a PEMF treatment for canine pets that can help cure chronic wounds and reduce pain in horses, cats and dogs. Photo -...

08:35
Support the Enlisted Project (STEP), a San Diego-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit that works with military families throughout the year, helped a local Vietnam veteran, Richard Rivero, to identify a young active duty military family so he could transfer his...

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by Kelly Kennedy Bergmann & Moore Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150625/225857 In the early days of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, no one talked about brain injuries. No one yet understood that just being near an explosion could...


25 june 2015

20:45
The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today joined a panel discussion with members of the business and military Veteran community to explore ways to bridge the gap between the corporate sector and military Veterans, and highlight...

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The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark the 65th anniversary of the start of the Korean War. "Today we pause to remember the start of the Korean War, which began on June 25, 1950. "The...

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When tens of thousands of race fans visit Indianapolis Motor Speedway for one of NASCAR's biggest races of the summer, one name will stick out among the rest. Come race day, not only will fans recognize the name within the Crown Royal Presents the...

16:43
Pet Valu, a specialty retailer of premium pet food, treats, toys and accessories will hold a fundraiser from July 4 to September 11, 2015 for The United States War Dogs Association, a national nonprofit that promotes the long history of military...

14:00
The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program today announced a new partnership with NPower and their tech skills volunteer program, The Community Corps.  The partnership will focus on advancing STEM education and...

13:58
In an effort to raise public awareness about Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its effective treatments, Governor Tom Wolf has proclaimed June to be "PTSD Awareness Month" and June 27 as "PTSD Awareness Day." "It's hard to know exactly how...

13:22
Logistics One, a distribution-systems provider offering warehousing, transportation and brokerage services, will be honored with the Employer of Veterans Award during the New York American Legion's 97th Department Convention, July 17, in Buffalo, New...

10:00
The Department of Defense announced today the 15 recipients of the 2015 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor the department gives to employers for support of National Guard and Reserve employees. "These outstanding...

09:40
Chevrolet of Naperville has a long history of giving back to the community that has supported it over the years. The dealership believes in helping any organization that helps our proud men and women serving in the military to protect our freedom....

09:10
United Spinal Association's  VetsFirst program today announced its support for the Military and Veterans Education Protection Act, a bill introduced by Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE) designed to improve educational benefits for our nation's military and...


24 june 2015

11:17
His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will present Meritorious Service Decorations (Military Division) and Bravery Decorations to members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and allied...

11:08
More than 10,000 veterans and active duty personnel have now taken advantage of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Military Skills Test Waiver Program. In the first three years of the Military...

10:37
Millersburg's bicentennial Fourth of July festivities will take time to honor U.S. service personnel who died in the Vietnam war. The northeastern Ohio town will host the Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington,...

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