Category Archives: Veterans

USfalcon Announces Merger With RGS

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CARY, N.C., Feb. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — USfalcon, Inc. (USfalcon) is pleased to announce its merger with RGS Associates, Inc. (RGS). USfalcon is a leading provider of national defense and security-related management and engineering support services, primarily in the areas of Air Force Space, Cyber and Engineering Services, and Army Aviation. RGS is a leading provider…

Veteran Peer Support Increases Confidence at Rock Climbing Event

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HOUSTON, Jan. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Recovering veterans have many types of exercise to choose from, and indoor rock climbing is one of the most exhilarating. Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) recently gave warriors the opportunity to experience this therapeutic, empowering, and easy method of exercise, in a group setting.

Colonel John Cavedo, Jr. (RET), Joins Plasan North America As Vice President Of Business Development And Program Management

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Plasan North America, a Michigan-based manufacturer of military armored solutions technologies, is pleased to announce that Colonel John Cavedo, Jr. (RET), is joining our company as Vice President of Business Development and Program Management.

$2.5 Million Gift from Robert Frederick Smith to the Prostate Cancer Foundation is the Largest Donation Ever Dedicated to Advancing Prostate Cancer Research in African-American Men

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SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Helping to advance revolutionary research in prostate cancer, Robert F. Smith, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, has donated $2.5 million to the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) to focus research on African-American men as well as launch The Robert Frederick Smith Center of Precision Oncology…

Injured Veterans Connect, Heal During Red Rock Canyon Hike

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LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Picturesque Red Rock Canyon was the setting for a recent Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) hiking event that gave injured veterans an opportunity to exercise and share quality time with their veteran peers and others from their community.

South Carolina Takes Outback Bowl Title, Everyone Wins Free* Bloomin' Onion Appetizers On January 2

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TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The South Carolina Gamecocks (Team Bloomin’ Onion) were hungry for a victory at today’s Outback Bowl! Thanks to their 26 – 19 win over the Michigan Wolverines (Team Coconut Shrimp), Outback Steakhouse® will be offering free Bloomin’ Onion appetizers to all nationwide tomorrow, January 2. Simply say “Outback…

Marine Corps Legend 'Iron Mike' Mervosh Passes

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — “‘Iron Mike’ was a Marine’s Marine. He impacted hundreds of thousands of Marines. His leadership during his service and after were exemplary,” according to Laura Dietz, founder of Iwo Jima Flag Raising Monument West, a non-profit to build a new Iwo Jima flag raising monument and memorial site at…

Veterans Take It All Off to Save Death Row Pit Bulls

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RICHMOND HILL, Ga., Dec. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — When an organization whose unofficial motto is “we put the ‘fun’ in dysfunctional” decides to do a fundraising calendar, you just might expect something out of the ordinary – and SD Gunner Fund’s “Dudeoir” Calendar will not disappoint!

Military.com Releases List of Top 10 Military Stories of 2017

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MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. military saw a number of newsworthy events during the past year, from the swearing in of a new president and commander-in-chief to deadly ship collisions in the Pacific that triggered a leadership reorganization of the Navy’s 7th Fleet.

Veteran Group Finds Perfect Trees at Clark Griswold Christmas Event

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WOOSTER, Ohio, Dec. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Injured veterans and their loved ones tapped into their inner Clark Griswold by joining Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) at Pine Tree Barn to pick out, cut down, and take home their own Christmas trees, as well as visit with Santa.