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Remember, Remember the 11th of November – Viacom Honors Vets

by Michael Valentino
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It occurs on the 11th day of the 11th month of every year: Veterans Day. Creativity and patriotism were flowing at Viacom during the lead up to the holiday this year, a time dedicated to honoring American military veterans.

This year, Viacom President and CEO Bob Bakish shared his appreciation to those who have risked their lives for our country by sending personal emails along with MyViacommunity gift cards to the more than 85 employee vets. The veterans can then use the gift cards to donate to a charity of their choice.

Whirlpool Honors Veterans During Morning Ceremony

By Clinton Randall
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GREENVILLE – Recognizing the sacrifices made by so many on this Veterans Day, the Whirlpool Corporation honored their veterans with a raising of the flag ceremony Friday morning at the plant in Greenville.

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Whirlpool Salutes Its 51 Veterans

By Larry C. Bowers
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The 51 armed services veterans who work at Whirlpool Cleveland  received a heartfelt tribute from Plant Manager Dicky Walters on Thursday, along with being treated to lunch.

Walters and Communications Specialist Brandi King said the local Whirlpool facility recognizes its veterans around Veterans Day each year, and this year former servicemen (and women) were treated to a hot dog lunch with all the trimmings.

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Whirlpool Veterans Honored With Luncheon

By Tony Wittkowski
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BENTON HARBOR — Shenita Patterson didn’t know her experience in the Army would come into play when she joined Whirlpool Corp.

Four years after joining the company’s employee resource group for veterans, Patterson is appreciative of what the appliance maker has done to make her feel more at home.

T. Rowe Price Associates Assemble More Than 14,000 Care Packages for Service Members Ahead of Veterans Day

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November 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Veterans Day is a time to recognize the contributions of military service members, past and present. To celebrate Veterans Day, T. Rowe Price partnered with the United Service Organizations (USO) to bring a touch of home to service members in remote areas around the world.

Nearly 1,000 associates across T. Rowe Price’s U.S. offices volunteered to create more than 14,000 care packages for service members.

Video: Work with a Purpose, Veterans at Smithfield Foods

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Military veterans understand the value of purposeful work, and approximately 1,400 of them play a daily role in advancing Smithfield's success. Through our Operation 4,000 initiative, we plan to increase the number of veterans in our U.S. workforce to 4,000 by the end of 2020.

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Veteran and Civil Right Activist Builds on MLK’s “Beloved Community” Through Service

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Col. Nathan Thomas Jr. is a retired veteran who served more than 39 years in the Army and Air Force, but for this Alabama native, currently living in Melbourne, Florida, supporting his community has been a natural extension of his life’s work. As a teenager, Nathan marched alongside civil rights heroes in Birmingham and Selma, Alabama, and was beaten along with hundreds of other marchers in the horrific 1965 “Bloody Sunday” police attack in Selma. Nathan is inspired every day by Dr.

Accenture Teams With the Institute for Veterans and Military Families to Bolster Skills Training and Transitional Employment Support for U.S. Military Community

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NEW YORK, November 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has granted more than US$2.5 million to help the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) expand its successful Onward to Opportunity-Veteran Career Transition Program (O2O-VCTP) initiative, which provides comprehensive training, certification and transitional employment support to veterans, transitioning service member

A Soldier’s Best Friend

Medical service dogs bring curative powers to veterans suffering from PTSD, traumatic brain injury, seizure disorders, mobility issues and more.
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With his service dog, Pilot, at his feet, Timothy Kellermann couldn’t help breaking down as he talked about his time serving in the 10thMountain Division and 82nd Airborne with the U.S. Army.

“I came home very withdrawn,” he said of his 13-month combat tour in Afghanistan.

It’s very hard to talk about. It’s hard to explain things when you get back, unless you went through it. I pushed everybody away.

It is an experience felt by many veterans who faced unimaginable circumstances while on active duty. 

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