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2014-04-19 12:20:37

Newspaper publishes letter rebutting earlier insult to veterans INDIANAPOLIS, April 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leader of the nation's largest veterans service organization took a New York Times editorialist to task for falsely linking recent brutal murders to a white supremacist's military service, which ended decades earlier. In a letter published in today's New York Times http://nyti.ms/1i4quWd American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger said, "I condemn...

2014-04-18 23:09:16

Two Nonprofits Work Together to Strengthen Program Work for All Veterans Annandale, VA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Hope For The Warriors® (http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org) and K9s for Warriors (http://www.k9sforwarriors.org) have created a new working partnership to better support the needs of today’s veterans. Together, the two nonprofits will aim to work together to better support those service members and veterans that are struggling with PTSD. Hope For The Warriors® is a...

2014-04-17 23:01:12

AMVETS Announces Evaluation of Freedom and Honor Warrior Transition Workshops Lanham, Maryland (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 AMVETS announced today a scientific evaluation conducted by Freedom and Honor under the direction of the American Institutes for Research® (AIR) show statistically significant results of AMVETS Freedom and Honor Warrior Transition Workshops (WTW) in addressing Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) and reintegration-related challenges. The report can be found at...

2014-04-16 16:33:48

Company Recognized for Culture and Policies Supporting Veterans RESTON, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, has been named as one of the "Best for Vets" Employers for 2014 by Military Times. The list honors 59 companies that most successfully focus on culture and policies that support military veterans. Employers were scored on a nearly 90-question analysis of a company's efforts to connect with...

2014-04-15 23:01:47

VA Toledo Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host a 2K Walk and Roll on May 21, at 11:00 a.m. to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans by donating food and clothing items. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 VA Toledo Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host a 2K Walk and Roll on May 21, at 11:00 a.m. to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans by donating food and clothing items. The VA2K Walk and Roll is free and open to...

2014-04-14 23:04:54

New Logo Unveiled to Kick Off Next Decade of Service Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Ten years ago, Robbie and Brittany Bergquist, then 12 and 13 years old, answered the call to serve the men and women donning United States military uniforms. After seeing a local television news story about a soldier who accumulated an approximate $8000 phone bill from calling home, the Bergquist teens took action and founded Cell Phones For Soldiers® in 2004. Through its “Minutes That Matter”...

2014-04-09 23:23:32

The Avantcare Foundation has announced Back To Life, a military veteran alcohol abuse assistance project. The unique direct-to-soldier program is designed to meet the needs of service members with drinking problems and empower them in the fight against alcohol and in restoring their lives. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Avantcare Foundation's $500,000 veteran alcohol abuse project features Last Call Program's Sobrexa. In the Avantcare Foundation announcement for its Back To...

2014-04-09 08:22:49

Connects Veterans with Network of Over 30,000 Service Providers at Trade Shows Nationwide MEDFORD, Mass., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agero, the leading provider of vehicle and driver safety, security and information services, today announced that the company is broadening its ongoing commitment to America's veterans this year by actively highlighting and promoting its 'Hire A Hero' partnership at The Florida Tow Show and other major trade shows throughout 2014....

2014-04-08 04:22:07

Who Are The Faces Of Agent Orange? WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vietnam Veterans of America to hold Agent Orange Briefing on Thursday, April 10, 2014. WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building WHEN: Thursday, April 10, 20149:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. WHY: To discuss the realities of suspected intergenerational health effects of veterans' exposure to Agent Orange/dioxin and other toxic chemicals. WHAT: Highlights of this event will include:9:40 A.M.: Agent...

2014-04-04 23:29:52

Give an Hour, a national nonprofit organization providing no-cost mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities, is offering services to anyone affected by the shootings at Fort Hood. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Give an Hour™ (http://www.giveanhour.org), a national nonprofit organization providing mental health services, at no-cost, to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their...