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20 september 2019

18:23
WHO: Merritt Pember, M.D., Direct Orthopedic Care (DOC) Surgeon and Veteran U.S. Army Major (Operation Iraqi Freedom)  Major Dan Rooney, Founder, Folds of Honor WHAT: Run for the Flag Race WHEN: Saturday, November 2, 2019 9 a.m. to 12 noon CT WHERE:...

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(Family Features) Service dogs offer countless benefits to help combat symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but they can also be instrumental in rebuilding and uniting families after veterans come home from serving their country....

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On Saturday, November 2, 2019, at 8 p.m., Playhouse West-Philadelphia Theater opens the award-winning play, "Welcome Home, Soldier", a tribute to Vietnam Veterans that tells true stories about the effects of the Vietnam War and the subsequent...

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Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD has launched an online tool that helps veterans calculate appeals deadlines and understand their appeal options after a disability compensation claim decision. The VA Claims and Appeals Process Interactive Tool will...


19 september 2019

17:00
Bicycle Playing Cards, creators of the world's best playing cards for over 130 years, recently introduced a deck in support of Veteran businesses and charities, and their role in shaping the way the military community has banned together following...

14:58
RHP Properties, Inc. the nation's largest private owner and operator of manufactured home communities, has announced its partnership with Operation Gratitude. Operation Gratitude is the largest nonprofit in the country for hands-on volunteerism in...

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Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) renewed its support of Our Military Kids, an organization that empowers military kids by funding sports, arts, and other enrichment activities when their parents are deployed overseas with the National Guard or...

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Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are hosting more than 130 injured veterans from across the nation at the 12th annual National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic in San Diego, California, this week. This...

09:30
NS2 Serves, an independent nonprofit organization that offers technology training and employment assistance to veterans, is teaming up with GRAMMY- winning singer-songwriter Taylor Hicks for a concert tour to raise money for the next class of...

09:18
Q Analysts today announced the launch of its "Vets for Test" program, a unique post-military career initiative for military veterans. The program is headquartered in Kirkland, Washington. Vets for Test draws upon the...

09:05
When Arturo Lopez's dad was diagnosed with aggressive dementia, he and his family did everything they could to make sure he was as happy and as comfortable as possible. They did what they could to care for him and to make sure the house was...

08:31
The US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate is now urging a Navy Veteran with mesothelioma anywhere in the nation to make their financial compensation a top priority and to call them anytime at 800-714-0303 for direct access to attorney Erik Karst of...

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The American Legion, the nation's largest and most influential veterans service organization, invites all Washington D.C. area veterans and their family members to a town hall meeting to discuss their VA care. The meeting...

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Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) announced a grant in support of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation. The organization empowers, supports, and honors our nation's 5.5 million military caregivers: the spouses, parents, family members, and friends who care for...


18 september 2019

14:00
Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) renewed its support of HillVets, a national organization providing leadership training and mentorship in veterans' policy, defense policy, and communications and journalism in Washington, DC. HillVets connects veterans...

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On September 12, 2019, the Senate Committee on Appropriations (Committee) voted to approve the Fiscal Year 2020 Department of Defense Appropriations bill.  Included in the report that accompanies this legislation is language urging the Department of...

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This week, Community Health Charities launched a #Thanks8billion campaign to recognize military and federal personnel who have given so generously through the annual Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), raising more than $8 billion over more than 50...

09:00
Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) renewed its support for Vail Veterans Program (VVP), an organization that provides wounded warriors and their families with innovative and transformational programs that improve lives. Their therapeutic programs enhance...


17 september 2019

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NewDay USA, one of the nation's largest VA mortgage lenders serving veterans and servicemembers, has been approved as a Ginnie Mae Servicer Seller for VA loan production. Currently, NewDay is approved to issue Ginnie Mae I and II securities for FHA...

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Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) announced a new grant in support of Hiring Our Heroes (HOH), a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation initiative that connects veterans, service members, and military spouses with meaningful employment opportunities...

13:02
On Sept. 11, 2001, the lives of every American were changed forever. Inspired by the images and emotion of the unfolding events, Elaine Greene felt compelled to do something. She took an American flag and headed to Main St. in Freeport, Maine. As she...

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GlobalMed, an international provider of virtual health solutions, announced today the launch of TeleMeditar, a South American telemedicine program designed to transform healthcare delivery across Argentina and neighboring nations. Meditar, the...

09:00
Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) announced a grant in support of Boulder Crest, an organization that provides free, world-class, short-duration, high-impact retreats for combat veterans and their families. Boulder Crest's programs are based on the...

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When the Travis Mills Foundation (TMF) opened the doors to its fully accessible retreat in the summer of 2017, the goal was to host recalibrated veterans and their families for 12 weeks of the year. Since then, more than 300 veteran families have...

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Paralyzed Veterans of America today announced it will honor Democratic U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth of Illinois with the 2019 Gordon H. Mansfield Congressional Leadership Award during the organization's Annual PVA Gala. From critical efforts on the...

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Paralyzed Veterans of America Deputy Executive Director Shaun Castle issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate passage of the  Veterans Expedited TSA Screening (VETS) Safe Travel Act (S. 1881), which would waive the TSA Precheck fee...

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The Mesothelioma Victims Center's number one priority is seeing to it that a Navy Veteran with confirmed mesothelioma receives the very best possible financial compensation settlement that frequently can exceed a million dollars-or more. The...

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GI Alliance, the nation's largest independent gastroenterology services organization, today announced a partnership with Southeast Texas Gastroenterology Associates (SETGA). Serving Beaumont, TX and located conveniently...

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Strategic Alliance Consulting, Inc.  has announced today that Ken Lukonis, has been appointed to the Mason Enterprise Center's (MEC) Advisory Board in Fauquier County. The Mason Enterprise Center is a business incubator that uses the leverage of...

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For the first time in Canada's history, the unknown and often forgotten daily sacrifices of Canadian military families are going to be officially recognized on September 20, 2019. Canada's inaugural Military Family Appreciation Day (MFAD) will...

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A fundraising effort organized by GovX?the online shopping site exclusively for current and former military, first responders, and federal employees?has raised $5,600 for Team Rubicon, the veteran-founded disaster response team that deploys globally...


16 september 2019

15:31
Rambo is getting the ultimate medal of service. For 37 years he has been an icon of pop culture and cinema and on Wednesday, September 18th, John Rambo will be celebrated through a series of promotions, ceremonies and special events that recognize...

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The  U.S. Small Business Administration this week announced $300,000 in grants has been awarded to four organizations offering entrepreneurship training to service-disabled veterans. The funding opportunity, offered by...

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Alliant Capital is pleased to announce the closing of its proprietary investment in Patriot Park. Developed by the non-profit Plano Housing Corporation, the multi-family community will consist of 139 housing units for working families including...

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Southern Company Gas President, Chairman and CEO Kim Greene presented a $50,000 check to Helmets to Hardhats at a reception during the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. last week. The donation was made from...

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Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) renewed its support of The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), an organization that fosters camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts, assists with securing benefits, empowers veterans to have a...

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Fiserv, GeoStabilization and JDog Brands were honored today as the winners of the 2nd annual Patriots in Business Award for their outstanding contributions to helping America's veterans, active duty military and military spouses. The award,...

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PenFed Credit Union celebrated PenFed Day at Nationals Park with on-field activities highlighting its partnership with Canine Companions for Independence®. Performing the ceremonial first pitch was volunteer puppy raiser...

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Purple Heart Homes (PHH ? www.phhusa.org)  is pleased to announce that on Friday, September 13, 2019, the organization will celebrate its 500th project with the installation of a front porch and critical home renovations for a Service Connected...


13 september 2019

12:30
A long-time supporter of Charlie Daniels' The Journey Home Project, Lee Beaman helped sponsor the non-profit organization's second annual Patriot Award Dinner on September 10th. The past three years has seen Beaman as one of The Journey Home's...

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Carrabba's Italian Grill is teaming up with Folds of Honor, a nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to spouses and children of fallen and disabled service-members, to raise money for The Children's Fund. Over 200 Carrabba's...

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WHAT: Disabled veterans will play alongside business leaders, military and government officials, and more at the 12th annual Paralyzed Veterans Golf Open to support Paralyzed Veterans of America's employment program, PAVE (Paving Access for Veterans...


12 september 2019

15:51
CONVOYER is the first two-way marketplace connecting a network of military veterans with clients seeking accompanied travel services. The company screens and qualifies experienced military veterans and matches them with clients seeking travel...

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The Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded GovernmentCIO a $900M IDIQ for the Veterans Intake, Conversion, and Communication Services (VICCS) program. There were 6 awardees, each with a $900M ceiling, to assist VBA with their transformation...

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Brooks Rehabilitation, announces its selection as a recipient of Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation National Paralysis Resource Center Expanded Effect Quality of Life Grants which supports non-profit organizations that empower individuals living...

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It's easy to feel overwhelmed when you're caring for a parent, spouse, or child with medical needs. There's so much to do, and so much to remember. It can be exhausting. And it can leave you feeling isolated. But you...

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The US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate says, "If you are a Navy Veteran with mesothelioma or you are their family member please call us anytime at 800-714-0303 so that we can introduce you to attorney Erik Karst of the law firm Karst von Oiste....


11 september 2019

14:00
PenFed Credit Union, the nation's second-largest federal credit union, today announced its sponsorship of the 2019 Atlanta Business Chronicle Veterans in Business Awards. The inaugural awards will honor five veteran-owned businesses, five veterans in...

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Christmas Decor has launched its seventeenth consecutive Decorated Family Program to transform the homes of servicemen and women into magical winter wonderlands this holiday season. With more than 1.3 million men and women enlisted in the U.S. Armed...

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The Armed Services YMCA is pleased to announce U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman First Class Alan P. Aaron as one of the 2019 Angels of the Battlefield Award recipients. Aaron provided exemplary care and support when the USS John S. McCain and an oil...

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