The Gary Sinise Foundation Honors U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 5 Gary Linfoot with a Custom Smart Home

After serving 11 years with the U.S. Army’s elite 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 5 Gary Linfoot’s Iraq tour was cut short on May 31, 2008, when his helicopter experienced a catastrophic mechanical failure that resulted in a crash landing. Continue reading The Gary Sinise Foundation Honors U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 5 Gary Linfoot with a Custom Smart Home

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Stars & Stripes Plush Puppy to Support Disabled American Veterans Now Available at Raising Cane’s for Limited Time

BATON ROUGE (June 24, 2019) – Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, named after its founder’s beloved yellow lab, “Raising Cane,” has launched a nationwide campaign to support Patriot PAWS Service Dogs – a Rockwall, Texas-based non-profit that trains and provides the highest quality service dogs at no cost to disabled American Veterans and others with mobile disabilities. Continue reading Stars & Stripes Plush Puppy to Support Disabled American Veterans Now Available at Raising Cane’s for Limited Time

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ESPN Presents the Pat Tillman Award for Service to Former U.S. Marine Kirstie Ennis at The 2019 ESPYS on July 10

While on duty in Afghanistan, former Marine Corps Sergeant Kirstie Ennis was in a helicopter crash in an active combat zone that resulted in severe injuries including facial trauma, a traumatic brain injury, cervical and lumbar spine trauma, and bilateral shoulder damage. Following more than a dozen surgeries, doctors decided to amputate above the knee on her left leg. Having been an athlete for most of her life, Ennis turned to sports as part of her recovery.
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The Gary Sinise Foundation Changes Another Life: U.S. Army SPC Tyler Jeffries Receives New Smart Home with Tech from Nortek Security & Control

Following in the footsteps of his Navy-veteran father and Air Force-veteran brother, Tyler Jeffries proudly enlisted in the U.S Army in January 2010. After two years of training with the Attack Company 2-1 Infantry Battalion in Ft. Lewis, Washington, Jeffries deployed to Afghanistan’s Kandahar province In April 2012 where, just six months later, in October 2012, Jeffries’ life changed forever when an improvised explosive device explosion took both of his legs. Continue reading The Gary Sinise Foundation Changes Another Life: U.S. Army SPC Tyler Jeffries Receives New Smart Home with Tech from Nortek Security & Control

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Public Resources for PTSD Awareness Month

Most adults have been affected by trauma in some way whether they experience it directly, see someone they know go through it or hear about it happening to someone else. During PTSD Awareness Month, recognized each year in June, the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) urges everyone gain a better understanding of how traumatic stress can affect those who suffer from it. Continue reading Public Resources for PTSD Awareness Month

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Online Recruitment Platform to Connect Workers with Disabilities to Rewarding Careers

The ISABLED Virtual Career Fair platform makes it easier to connect recruiters from leading companies and high-impact professionals with disabilities. There are currently more jobs in the U.S than available workers to fill them, and companies are forced to explore more options to find talent to hire to help them grow their business. Continue reading Online Recruitment Platform to Connect Workers with Disabilities to Rewarding Careers

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International Delight Kicks Off Military Appreciation Month By Announcing Partnership With Pets for Vets

Broomfield, Colo. – [May 1, 2019] – In honor of Military Appreciation Month, International Delight has committed $150,000 to support the national organization Pets for Vets. The creamer brand also launched S’mores, a new limited-edition flavor, which features the Pets for Vets pawprint logo on every bottle. Continue reading International Delight Kicks Off Military Appreciation Month By Announcing Partnership With Pets for Vets

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