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Honoring a Fallen Soldier and His Family

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On one of the coldest March mornings in recent memory, more than 30 Team Depot volunteers from District 278 (Fairfax, Va.) were gathered inside and outside of a home, swinging hammers and painting walls.

They were transforming the home of Navy veteran Marty Bodrog, the first victim of the September 13 Washington Navy Yard shooting.

Sears Heroes at Home Wish Registry Encourages Americans to Give Back to Military Families This Holiday Season

Military Families Get Free Shipping for the Holidays with Six-Month Shop Your WaySM Max Trial
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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Nov. 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Challenged by ongoing deployments and the recent federal sequestration, many military families are working hard to do more with less this holiday season. To celebrate and recognize the service, dedication and sacrifice of soldiers and military families, Sears has launched its sixth annual Heroes at Home Wish Registry. The Wish Registry enables Americans to give back to those who serve our country by providing the means for them to purchase practical gifts such as clothes, toys and holiday decorations.

Plymouth Rock Assurance Brings Comfort to U.S. Veterans and Their Families at Fisher House Boston Thanks to CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd

Plymouth Rock Assurance funding and volunteers support Fisher House Boston ‘comfort homes’ for families of military patients receiving medical care
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BOSTON, MA, October 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – CBS EcoMedia Inc. announced Plymouth Rock Assurance’s support of Fisher House Boston in connection with their participation in EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program. The program connects corporate sponsors like Plymouth Rock Assurance with tangible programs in local communities, like Fisher House Boston.

Disney Offers Free ‘Veterans Institute’ Workshop to Encourage and Support Hiring of Military Veterans

Disney will share expertise of its ‘Heroes Work Here’ initiative with small- and mid-sized companies to help them build their own veteran-hiring program
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Complimentary one-day seminar at Walt Disney World will feature veterans’ stories of transitioning to the civilian workforce

To learn more and reserve space at the complimentary Veterans Institute, please click here

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Complimentary one-day seminar at Walt Disney World will feature veterans’ stories of transitioning to the civilian workforce

To learn more and reserve space at the complimentary Veterans Institute, please click here

Expressing Troop Thanks in Times Square with Bank of America

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90-degree weather in the middle of July didn't stop New York City visitors and residents from taking the time to show their support of our military. Anyone could stop by the Bank of America booth and have their pictures taken, which they could see on the Times Square billboard within minutes. Each photo generated $1 for military nonprofits. For the many servicemen and women who stopped by, the experience was inspiring. 

Supporting Military Spouses | TIME.com

by Chris Payton
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When Dekiema Pogue learned that her husband, a Petty Officer Second Class in the U.S. Navy, had been given orders for a change of station from their home in Norfolk, Va. to Jacksonville, Fla., her first thought was about her family.

But her second thought was about her job at Bank of America.

Supporting our Troops and Hiring our Veterans: An AT&T Tradition

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By Debbie Storey, SVP Talent Development & Chief Diversity Officer, AT&T

Today we donated $50,000 to both the Wounded Warrior Project and the USO.  These donations will help soldiers on active duty and veterans during the holidays provide much-needed support to those who have been wounded in battle.  

AT&T supports organizations like these because they make a big difference in the lives of those who’ve selflessly served our country. But we don’t stop there. We’re also deeply committed to helping veterans find jobs – especially AT&T jobs!

On the Move Yet Grounded: The Art of Being a Military Wife at AT&T

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By: Jamie A. Rufolo, Director - Marketing Management, AT&T Business Marketing & Global Strategy

Spouse to CPT Dennis Rufolo

With my husband Dennis in the armed services, there are many thoughts that keep me awake at night. I worry about his safety and about the safety of the other brave men and women with whom he serves. I worry that his deployment means he will miss seeing our daughter’s first bites of food, hearing her first words, watching her eyes light up as she experiences her first Christmas morning and blowing out her first birthday candle.

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

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