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  • SAIC Named First Center Operations Sponsor of the USO Warrior and Family Center at Bethesda
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

    MCLEAN, Va., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore (USO-Metro) named Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) the first Center Operations Sponsor of the USO Warrior and Family Center at Bethesda. As a sponsor, SAIC will donate $150,000, over the next three years, to assist with the center's daily operations and programs to benefit wounded warriors, troops, and military families. (more...)

    International Top 30 Green Hospitals Revealed by Healthcare-Administration-Degree.net
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

    HOUSTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/  A newly released article reveals many of the greatest achievements in environmentally friendly construction in the health industry. The article celebrates the 30 most environmentally friendly hospitals in the world. Each hospital was selected based on criteria including certifications from environmental bodies, recycling efforts, green construction and innovative energy saving features. (more...)

    AtHoc Recognized as Leader in 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Emergency Mass Notification Services
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

    SAN MATEO, CA(Marketwired - Apr 7, 2014) - AtHoc, Inc., the leader in network-centric interactive crisis communication systems, today announced it has been positioned as a 'Leader' in the March 31, 2014 'Magic Quadrant for U.S. Emergency/Mass Notification Services' (1) by Gartner Inc. In the report, AtHoc is placed highest on the 'Ability to Execute' axis for the second consecutive Magic Quadrant. The report also shows AtHoc has improved placement on the 'Completeness of Vision' axis. (more...)

    The Home Depot Foundation Improves More Than 10,000 Units of Veterans' Housing in Effort to Ensure Every Veteran Has a Safe Place to Call Home
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

    ATLANTA, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Today, The Home Depot Foundation announced an additional $3.9 million in grants to organizations across the country that address veterans' housing needs. The recent round of grants brings the Foundation's financial contributions to the issue to $65.7 million since launching its mission in the spring of 2011 of ensuring every veteran has a safe place to call home. To date, donations made by The Home Depot Foundation have impacted more than 10,200 units of veterans' housing. (more...)

    TRU-D SmartUVC'' to Showcase Infection Prevention Tracking Technology at AORN Surgical Conference and Expo 2014
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

    CHICAGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ TRU-D SmartUVC will showcase its exclusive cloud-based infection prevention tracking technology, iTRU-D, at the Association for periOperative Registered Nurses Surgical Conference and Expo 2014 in Chicago, Ill., March 30 through April 1. Company leadership will demonstrate how TRU-D and the new innovative technology work together to provide customized reports, including infection prevention, usage efficiency and risk aversion data, at booth 5047. (more...)

    Starbucks CEO Announces $30 M Gift for Veterans on CBS EVENING NEWS
    by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

    Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz announced a $30 million charitable gift for troops returning home from war in an interview with Scott Pelley (more...)

    Team Intrepid Fallen Heroes to Ride in 'Race Across America', 6/14
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

    A group of eight elite amateur and former professional athletes will ride their bicycles over 3,000 miles, coast-to-coast, in the 32nd Annual Race Across America in order to raise $250,000 for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, which is building a set of nine medical diagnostic and treatment centers to help wounded military heroes returning from Iraq and Afghanistan who are suffering from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress (PTS). (more...)

    Exhibitions Explore Conflict with Works by Francisco Goya and Steve Mumford at The Frist, Now thru June 2014
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

    Through the pairing of the exhibitions Goya: The Disasters of War, and Steve Mumford's War Journals, 2003-2013, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts offers two powerful artistic portrayals of conflict and life in a combat zone. (more...)

    Tony Winner Steve Kazee Set to Join ABC's Military-Medical Drama WARRIORS
    by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

    Tony winner Steve Kazee (for Broadway's Once) is joining ABC's military-themed medical pilot 'Warriors' as the husband of Morena Baccarin's character. (more...)

    Morena Baccarin To Star In ABC's 'Warriors'
    by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

    After a three-season run on Homeland, which earned her an Emmy nomination, Morena Baccarin has been tapped as the female lead in the drama project that deals with war veterans, ABC's medical pilot Warriors, from writer Chris Keyser. (more...)

    Robin Roberts & Josh Elliott to Host 'Countdown to Oscars' Special on 2/27
    by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

    Countdown to the Oscars®” offers viewers a backstage pass to the Academy Awards, featuring interviews with this year's nominees, rarely seen footage of the nominated stars before they were famous, and a special celebration of the 20th anniversary of “Forrest Gump.” (more...)

    LUCKY GUY's Courtney B. Vance to Co-Star in ABC Medical Pilot WARRIORS
    by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

    Deadline reports that Courtney B. Vance, who just starred on Broadway in Lucky Guy opposite Tom Hanks, has joined the cast of ABC's medical drama pilot WARRIORS. He will co-star alongside Eloise Mumford. (more...)

    FIFTY SHADES OF GREY's Eloise Mumford to Lead ABC Pilot WARRIORS
    by TV News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

    Eloise Mumford, known for her roles on television's LONE STAR and THE RIVER, and appearing in the film adaptation of EL James' racy best-selling novel FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, has just signed on to lead ABC's upcoming pilot WARRIORS, according to The Hollywood Reporter. (more...)

    OVERREACH: BLOOD OF PATRIOTS by J. D. Ludwig is Now Available
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

    Bitter and unrestrained politic rhetoric like this hasn't been heard in America for decadessome say not since the turbulent years leading to the attack on Fort Sumter and a conflict that took 620,000 lives. Recession, unemployment, revelations of government surveillance, lies, cover-ups, and bare-knuckle tactics over health care reform have led some Americans to believe it's time to take up armsechoing Thomas Jefferson's timeless reminder that 'The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.' (more...)

    Enterra Solutions Adds Talent to its Cognitive Computing, Big Data Analytics and Insights Team
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2014

    "The ability to sense, think, act, and learn when analyzing huge volumes of data is redefining the corporate value chain, from understanding customers in new and richer ways, to developing and marketing products and services, and executing the value chain at every level," said Stephen DeAngelis, CEO of Enterra. "Our core competency is to bring together multidisciplinary skill sets and differentiated thought processes to unravel and solve profound challenges through the application of state-of-the-art cognitive computing and data-driven analytics and insights. Our new employees strengthen an already strong Enterra team, and we're now better poised to address sophisticated business challenges of leading companies and governmental agencies." (more...)

    Exhibitions Explore Conflict with Works by Francisco Goya and Steve Mumford at The Frist, Feb-June 2014
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2014

    Through the pairing of the exhibitions Goya: The Disasters of War, and Steve Mumford's War Journals, 2003-2013, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts offers two powerful artistic portrayals of conflict and life in a combat zone. (more...)

    The Frist Center Pairs GOYA: THE DISASTERS OF WAR and STEVE MUMFORD'S WAR JOURNALS in Exhibitions, 2/28-6/8
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2014

    Through the pairing of the exhibitions Goya: The Disasters of War, and Steve Mumford's War Journals, 2003-2013, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts offers two powerful artistic portrayals of conflict and life in a combat zone. In The Disasters of War, the eminent Spanish painter and printmaker Goya graphically depicts the ravages of war as a means of expressing his horror with humanity's capacity to inflict harm, whereas the contemporary American artist Steve Mumford takes a more journalistic approach to his paintings of 21(st) Century combat. Both exhibitions will be on view in the Frist Center's Upper-Level Galleries from February 28 through June 8, 2014. (more...)

    American Airlines And American Eagle Thank All Service Members, Past And Present, For Their Dedication To Our Nation
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

    American Airlines and American Eagle invite customers to join them in a salute to servicemen and women this Veterans Day by sharing a special video created by people across American's network. The video compilation includes personal testimonials of the impact made by veterans and demonstrates the airline's commitment to supporting our nation's heroes. (more...)

    Bob Woodruff Foundation Raises $5 Million at STAND UP FOR HEROES
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2013

    The Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York Comedy Festival presented Stand Up for Heroes last night in New York City. The event, funded in part by the generosity of Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) and supported by founding sponsor GFI Group, Inc., brought together celebrities, military, business and government leaders, service members and their families for a night of laughter and performances from A-list musicians and comedians, as well as wounded veterans, to raise funds for programs that the Bob Woodruff Foundation supports. The amount raised last night was more than $5 million -- a new record for the Stand Up for Heroes Event, now in its seventh year. The funds raised will benefit organizations across the country vetted by the Bob Woodruff Foundation for their effectiveness and success. To date, $21 million has been raised by the Stand Up for Heroes events. (more...)

    The Bob Woodruff Foundation Raises More Than 5 Million Dollars To Help Injured Service Members And Their Families At The Seventh Annual Stand Up For Heroes Benefit Last N
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2013

    NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ The Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York Comedy Festival presented Stand Up for Heroes last night in New York City. The event, funded in part by the generosity of Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) and supported by founding sponsor GFI Group, Inc., brought together celebrities, military, business and government leaders, service members and their families for a night of laughter and performances from A-list musicians and comedians, as well as wounded veterans, to raise funds for programs that the Bob Woodruff Foundation supports. The amount raised last night was more than $5 million a new record for the Stand Up for Heroes Event, now in its seventh year. The funds raised will benefit organizations across the country vetted by the Bob Woodruff Foundation for their effectiveness and success. To date, $21 million has been raised by the Stand Up for Heroes events. (more...)

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