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MGM Resorts International and American Red Cross Help U.S. Veterans Transition Into Business

Special ceremony honors program’s graduates, celebrates partnership’s success
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(3BL Media) Las Vegas, NV - September 11, 2012 - Nine  U.S. military veterans have completed “Boots to Business”, an inaugural program designed to help veterans in Las Vegas transition from military service into management positions at properties owned and operated by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).  The program was sponsored by MGM Resorts, in partnership with the American Red Cross.

Recruiters, Managers Recognize the Value Military Veterans Bring to the Corporate Workforce

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This post was written by Steve Vann, a military recruiter at Cisco

Vernon Bennett is a shining example of Cisco’s initiative to hire military veterans. Vernon spent more than 20 years in the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard and also has years of experience in the civilian sector: a combination that is desirable to Cisco’s recruiters and hiring managers.

From the Army to Deloitte

An interview with Deloitte's Armed Forces Business Resource Group lead Kirby Brendsel
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Kirby Brendsel, Deloitte Consulting LLP senior manager and national lead for Deloitte’s Armed Forces Business Resource Group, used to direct intelligence activities for a battalion of 407 soldiers that provided intelligence and electronic warfare assets to a brigade of 4,000 soldiers and 750 tactical vehicles. Now he’s helping federal agencies and commercial entities with strategy matters related to effectively managing energy and resources so that they can be more efficient and sustainable organizations.

Military Veterans Need Support from U.S. Companies

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This post was written by Michael Veysey, director of Veterans Programs at Cisco

Since September 11, 2001, men and women in the U.S. armed forces have fought in our nation’s longest wars. This all-volunteer force has endured sacrifices that most of us will never know or experience—all to protect our peace and freedom. So, hiring a qualified veteran into our ranks is our chance to say “thank you“ to our nation’s heroes.

Supporting Our Military Heroes

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By Jason Leiker

Like many movements, it started with a single voice. The voice of a 15-year-old girl:

“I know that you are a big company and probably get requests for help all the time, but our troops really need us to help them right now more than ever.”

"Helping Heroes Home" To Aid Veterans With Emergency Relief Funds

Announces Backing from Launch Supporter, AT&T, for Cell Phones for Soldiers’ New Initiative
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(3BL Media) Norwell, MA - June 27, 2012 - Founders of Cell Phones for Soldiers, Robbie and Brittany Bergquist, announced Wednesday “Helping Heroes Home,” a new initiative designed to provide emergency funds for returning veterans to alleviate communication challenges as well as physical, emotional and assimilation hardships.

Founded in 2004, Cell Phones for Soldiers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that spent its first eight years supplying deployed troops cost-free

Call for contest entries: Southwest Airlines to give 40 deserving nonprofit organizations 40 roundtrip tickets each!

Nonprofit organizations focused on education, diversity, military, environment, or families facing serious illness can submit their compelling story to showingluvfor40years@wnco.com to explain how they will use the 40 tickets to achieve their mission.
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Calling all nonprofit organizations: do you focus on community initiatives that concentrate on education, diversity, military, environment, or families facing serious illness?  Are you a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization?  If the answer is yes, then you are eligible to enter to win 40 roundtrip tickets from Southwest Airlines!

Nonprofit organizations focused on community initiatives that concentrate on education, diversity, military, environment, or families facing serious illness can submit a photo illustrating the positive work they do in the community along with their compelling story to showingluvfor40years@wnco.com to explain how they will use the 40 tickets to achieve the organization’s missions in the community.

 The contest begins on July 12 at 10 a.m. and will last only 48 hours, so don't miss your opportunity to enter!

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Calling all nonprofit organizations: do you focus on community initiatives that concentrate on education, diversity, military, environment, or families facing serious illness?  Are you a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization?  If the answer is yes, then you are eligible to enter to win 40 roundtrip tickets from Southwest Airlines!

Nonprofit organizations focused on community initiatives that concentrate on education, diversity, military, environment, or families facing serious illness can submit a photo illustrating the positive work they do in the community along with their compelling story to showingluvfor40years@wnco.com to explain how they will use the 40 tickets to achieve the organization’s missions in the community.

 The contest begins on July 12 at 10 a.m. and will last only 48 hours, so don't miss your opportunity to enter!

Deloitte supports 2011 Warrior Games

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 16, 2011 - Deloitte is proud to support the 2011 Warrior Games as the Presenting Sponsor for the second year. The event, hosted by the United States Olympic Committee’s Paralympic Military Program will feature 220 wounded, ill and injured servicemen and women from the Armed Forces competing in an Olympic-style national competition encompassing seven sports. It will be held May 16-21, 2011 in Colorado Springs. 

Southwest Airlines Supports The Military And Its Families

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From sea to shining sea, Southwest Airlines is committed to supporting our country’s service members and their families. As the Official Commercial Airline of the Honor Flight Network, Southwest transports thousands of WWII Veterans to visit their memorial in Washington, D.C. While this a memorable trip for these Veterans, Honor Flight also provides volunteer opportunities for our Employees to take part in these trips of a lifetime. Today’s post comes from West Palm Beach Customer Service Agent, Susie Angiolilli.

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McKesson Honors Our Nations’ Veterans

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) November 11, 2010 - Today, McKesson Corporation, the world’s largest healthcare services company, recognized Veterans Day by donating hundreds of care packages to overseas troops, supporting Operation Gratitude. McKesson is dedicated to helping protect the health of the United States and is proud to support active military and veterans. 

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