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2014-10-16 08:28:11

A broadcast that profiles the road to recovery for wounded soldiers WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterans Center (AVC) is pleased to announce that the Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation (MOPHSF) will once again be the presenting sponsor of the AVC's Wounded Warrior Experience broadcast. This program features the inspiring stories of wounded warriors who have served on the front lines in Afghanistan and Iraq, along with...

2014-10-15 08:26:01

CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PeopleScout, the world's largest recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) provider, will be the lead sponsor and among the 40-plus employers in attendance at the Boston Recovering Warrior Employment Conference, where wounded, injured and ill veterans and their caregivers will have the opportunity to interview for new career opportunities. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141014/152031 The conference, to be held Oct. 14-15 at the...

2014-10-14 08:32:11

HOUSTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On November 19, 2014, Houston, TX-based Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX; www.cyberonics.com) will partner with the MedTech and BioTech Veterans Program (www.mvpvets.org) to conduct a re-careering event for transitioning military and veterans in south Texas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140708/124944 Military personnel in transition from service and honorably discharged veterans are invited to apply for the opportunity to...

2014-10-13 12:24:20

GEORGETOWN, Texas, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When you get a haircut at one of the more than 1,200 Sport Clips across the country, you can "help a hero" at the same time by donating to the company's Help A Hero program now through November 11, Veterans Day. Over the next four weeks, Sport Clips' locations nationwide will have a collective goal of raising $600,000 for their annual fundraising program that provides scholarship money to veterans. Since 2007, the company has partnered...

2014-10-09 16:26:24

Suggestions that the policy is unfair to non-veterans in the federal work force are unjustified WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The federal government's veterans preference policy has been criticized in report released last August by the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), which suggested that such preference causes resentment among civilian federal workers, and decreases the number of women being hired into the federal work force. The Washington Post and...

2014-10-06 12:22:13

22 UNITED STATES VETERANS KILL THEMSELVES EVERY DAY NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With suicide on the rise across America, THE LIFE IS PRICELESS FOUNDATION is handing a $100,000 check to Wounded Warrior Project(®) (WWP) on October 11, 2014 at their 3rd Annual gala held this year on the deck of The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. According to the Department of Veteran Affairs, 22 veterans commit suicide each day, 110 a week - that's nearly 6,000 veterans a year dying...

2014-10-02 20:22:40

GULFPORT, Fla., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stetson University College of Law and the University of South Florida are joining forces to help Florida veterans through supportive clinical services, collaborative student training and joint research. The collaboration will help veterans negotiate an often complex system so that they may secure disability benefits to which they are entitled. This partnership is believed to be the first of its kind pairing students and faculty...

2014-10-02 12:21:33

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) expands its successful community-based initiatives beyond technical assistance to build networks of resources SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of the VA's announcement of an additional $207 million for community-based organizations supporting homeless and at-risk veterans and their families, the Institute of Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF)...

2014-10-02 08:21:10

Donation to fund southeast MSO stops, providing free services to veterans where they live WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hankook Tire America Corp., the leading and one of the fastest growing tire companies in the world, today announced its commitment to DAV (Disabled American Veterans) to help provide services to veterans of all generations. As a sponsor of the DAV's Mobile Service Office (MSO) program, Hankook's $50,000 contribution will help DAV continue to bring free...

2014-10-01 23:11:06

Nordic Naturals has created a special promotion with Paws for Veterans that benefits combat wounded-veterans and their service dogs. Watsonville, California (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Nordic Naturals is kicking off a fall initiative to benefit a very special cause. The campaign—“Buy One Bottle. Help Two Heroes.”—will raise awareness and support for Paws for Veterans, a nonprofit organization that helps rebuild the lives of combat-wounded veterans, while also rescuing shelter dogs...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.