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Major Leaguers Honor America’s Service Members for Independence Day

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Players were out in their communities in the days leading up to the Fourth of July honoring those who fought and continue to fight for our country.

Ben Revere, Clint Robinson, Sammy Solis and Blake Treinen of the Washington Nationals kicked off the activities with a Players Trust City Clinic benefiting children of active military members from the D.C. and Maryland areas at Andrews Air Force Base.

Honoring the Troops in a Very Sodexo Way

By: Jeff Moore
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This weekend, we’ll be celebrating America by saluting the flag and honoring the troops. At Sodexo, we provide food service at many U.S. military installations, and for the past ten years, we’ve been honoring troops in a different way: with a culinary medal.

Sean Doolittle of the Oakland Athletics Celebrates America’s Freedom by Giving Back

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The Fourth of July is a day Americans celebrate their freedom, but for Sean Doolittle it’s also a day to recognize those who gave people that freedom.

Doolittle, a reliever with the A’s, is the seventh cousin of General Jimmy Doolittle, an aviation pioneer. He is credited with calculating that the 16 B-25 Army Air Force Mitchell bombers could be launched using “short-field takeoffs” – less than 500 feet of a runway on an aircraft carrier.

Major Leaguers Bestow $100,000 Grant from the Players Trust to Our Military Kids

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Players provide funds to nonprofit whose mission is to help children of military personnel.

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Players provide funds to nonprofit whose mission is to help children of military personnel.

Quest Diagnostics Honors Military Heroes with The American Red Cross

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More than 2,000 of our employees are veterans, and many others have family members who served or are serving in the military. We’re proud to honor the servicemen and servicewomen who protected and continue to safeguard our country. Our Veterans Employee Business Network and our national network of QuestCares volunteers have partnered with the Red Cross to support these heroes.

Eastman Salutes Veterans, Active-Duty Military with New Webpage

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Eastman recently launched a new webpage on eastman.com to illustrate Eastman’s dedication to team members who know first-hand what it means to serve their country.

General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter - June 2016

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GM Strengthens Business, Communities through Mobility
The rules of vehicle use and ownership are changing rapidly, according to GM’s latest Sustainability Report (gmsustainability.com). Connectivity, car-sharing, alternative propulsion and autonomous vehicles are key elements toward a future of safer, cleaner and more efficient mobility options for customers.

Blue Star Families Study Reveals Impact of Military Spouse Employment Challenges

Analysis estimates social cost of unemployment and underemployment at $710 million to $1.07 billion
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WASHINGTON, May 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Blue Star Families has announced the results of a study putting a societal price tag on the pocketbook issues facing many military families – unemployment and underemployment of military spouses. Synthesizing research from a series of seminal studies on U.S. military families, the Social Cost Analysis of the Unemployment and Underemployment of Military Spouses found that adverse employment conditions among military spouses cost society approximately $710 million to $1.07 billion per year.

Walmart Celebrates Anniversary of Veterans Welcome Home Commitment with Announcement of 130,828 Veteran Hires

Walmart Foundation announces $2.6 million in grants to leading organizations dedicated to supporting transitioning military and their families
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Bentonville, Ark., May 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart announced it has hired 130,828 veterans since it announced its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in May 2013*. Of those veteran hires, 15,176 have been promoted to jobs with higher pay and greater responsibility.

Accenture Named a Working Mother 2016 Best Company for Multicultural Women

Ranking is latest in diversity recognitions for the company
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NEW YORK, May 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to Working Mother’s 2016 Best Companies for Multicultural Women list, which recognizes companies in the U.S that exemplify best practices in hiring, retaining and promoting women of color.

Working Mother recognized Accenture for its leadership development programs, mentors, coaches and sponsors. The ranking noted that at least 95 percent of the company’s managers have taken part in diversity training.

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