Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation Black-Tie Gala Celebrates 125 Years of Community Support and $11.9M Raised

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation held a black-tie gala last night in celebration of the 125th anniversary of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, and announced that more than $11.9 million has been raised to … Continue reading

The American Legion calls for action on Keystone XL Pipeline

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –The head of the nation’s largest veterans service organization blasted the White House today for its prolonged opposition to the job-creating Keystone XL Pipeline. “This month marks the seventh anniversary since a permit request was … Continue reading

‘World’s Largest Golf Outing’ Shatters Records

Annual Golf Event Raises $1 Million-Plus for Wounded Warrior Project JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — More than 12,300 golfers, including 567 injured service members, teed up for the fifth-annual “World’s Largest Golf Outing” at 132 courses in 28 states … Continue reading

Medal of Honor Recipient Einar H. Ingman, Jr. Passes Away at 85

Earned Nation’s Highest Award for Valor during the Korean War MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C., Sept. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Staff Sergeant Einar H. Ingman, Jr., Medal of Honor recipient, passed away Wednesday, September … Continue reading

ThanksUSA Receives Major Donation for Military Families

Dozens Will Receive Scholarships for Higher Education MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — ThanksUSA, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to thanking America’s troops through the gift of education, announced today it has received a major gift of $100,000 from USA … Continue reading

General Wesley K. Clark, Four-Star (Ret.), to Speak to The Economic Club of Las Vegas on Tuesday, September 15, 2015

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Economic Club of Las Vegas (ECLV) announced that Four-Star (Ret.) General Wesley K. Clark is speaking to the group on Tuesday, September 15 at Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in the Tropical … Continue reading

DoD Recognizes Top Employers For Military Support

ESGR Reports: 15 Exceptional Employers Receive Freedom Award, DoD’s Highest Honor WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Department of Defense recognized this year’s 15 recipients of the 2015 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award during a Pentagon ceremony Friday. … Continue reading

Guns And Guitars Rock Nashville And Honor War Heroes At Charlie Daniels’ Volunteer Jam

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — On August 12, 2015 the sold-out crowd at the Bridgestone Arena was brought to a standing ovation when four war heroes were invited onstage and presented with Henry Military Service Tribute Rifles during the … Continue reading

Wounded Warrior Proposes As Both Presidents George H. W. Bush And George W. Bush Look On

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine, Aug. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Tyler Jeffries, one of ten veterans featured in the book “Unbreakable Bonds: The Mighty Moms and Wounded Warriors of Walter Reed,” proposed to Lauren Lilly during a visit with Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush and … Continue reading

Legion commends Congress for VA Bill, Choice Reforms

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The head of the nation’s largest veterans service organization praised Congress for passing a measure to fill a $3.4 billion funding gap, which threatened to close VA hospitals and clinics across the country. “While it’s … Continue reading