FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Irvine, Ca., June 15, 2019 — The Blinded American Veterans Foundation’s (BAVF) Carlton Sherwood Media Award was accepted by Natalie Morales, U.S. Veterans Magazine‘s East Coast Correspondent, in Washington, D.C., on June 14, 2019.
Morales accepted the award on behalf of Mona Lisa Faris, president and publisher of U.S. Veterans Magazine, juxtapose to the Cannon House Office Building at the Capitol Hill Club.
“U.S. Veterans Magazine is dedicated to the support and needs of our veterans. To be recognized by the Blinded American Veterans Foundation for our work is truly an honor,” Faris said when notified of the upcoming award.
This Annual Media Award for Meritorious Service is presented to media personnel who, in the opinion of the BAVF, support and celebrate the veterans in their communities through their respective platforms.
The award is named in Sherwood’s honor, in recognition of a lifetime of service he had for the dissemination of information that benefited the lives of active-duty military personnel, veterans and their families.
Sherwood served on two news teams which were responsible for the award of the Pulitzer Prize and the Peabody Award to their organizations.
About U.S. Veterans Magazine
U.S. Veterans Magazine‘s mission is to open up immediate, lucrative employment, business and supplier opportunities for veterans, transitioning service members, disabled veterans and veteran business owners within federal government as well as corporate America. In turn, we link companies and government entities to qualified career and business candidates from the ranks of the nation’s veterans.
About the Blinded American Veterans Foundation
The Blinded American Veterans Foundation assists blinded and sensory-disabled veterans in attaining their full potential through research, rehabilitation, and re-employment. It offers employment networking and rehabilitation and resource counseling, and provides funding for rehabilitation centers. Other programs include placement services and a compilation of related statistics. It also conducts research, educational, and charitable programs. This valuable service is performed strictly with volunteers and no paid staff.
The Blinded American Veterans Foundation was launched in 1985 by three American veterans who lost their sight during service in Korea and Vietnam — John Fales(USMC), Don Garner(USN) and Dennis Wyant (USN).
Find out more about the Blinded American Veterans Foundation at http://bavf.org/