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Congressional Medal of Honor Society and Foundation Announce Operational Enhancements to Expand Virtual Educational Programs and Better Support Veterans

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 3:00pm

With the Society focused on education and outreach around their core values of courage, sacrifice, commitment, integrity, citizenship, and patriotism, the Foundation can expand their development efforts in support of the Society.

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  • With the Society focused on education and outreach around their core values of courage, sacrifice, commitment, integrity, citizenship, and patriotism, the Foundation can expand their development efforts in support of the Society.
  • These operational changes have allowed the Society to further expand its educational programs through the Character Development Program.
  • About The Congressional Medal of Honor Society: Charter by Congress in 1958, the Congressional Medal of Honor Society is a 501(c)(3) organization that is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the Medal of Honor and its Recipients, inspiring America's youth and its Veterans, and supporting the Recipients as they connect with communities across the country.
  • The Medal of Honor Foundation, established in 1999, advances the mission of the Society and provides a path for financial support through private philanthropy gifts from individuals, corporations, and foundations and receives no government funding.

USAA Appoints Dona Young to Board of Directors

Friday, October 30, 2020 - 3:31pm

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --USAA has added Dona Young to its Board of Directors.Ms.

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  • SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --USAA has added Dona Young to its Board of Directors.Ms.
  • She also serves on the Board of the National Association of Corporate Directors and chairs the Nominating and Governance Committee.
  • "I am honored to serve on the USAA Board of Directors and look forward to working with my colleagues in support of USAA's mission and service to members," Young said.
  • For more information about USAA, follow us on Facebook or Twitter (@USAA), or visit usaa.com.

Tampa Bay Defense Alliance Presents Tampa Bay Trophy to Sandy Person from Travis Air Force Base

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 9:25pm

The Tampa Bay Trophy recognizes a civic leader whose lifetime achievement and distinguished service to the United States Air Force and Air Mobility Command epitomizes the synergy between civilian and military communities.

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  • The Tampa Bay Trophy recognizes a civic leader whose lifetime achievement and distinguished service to the United States Air Force and Air Mobility Command epitomizes the synergy between civilian and military communities.
  • Person distinguished herself by exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding service to the Air Force personnel and families of Travis Air Force Base, the greater Travis Air Force Base community, the State of California and to the United States Air Force.
  • We appreciate the Tampa Bay Defense Alliance for recognizing our outstanding AMC civic leader every year with the Tampa Bay Trophy.
  • The Tampa Bay Trophy was created in 2016 by the Tampa Bay Defense Alliance and honors a civilian each year for their distinguished service and contributions to our countrys Air Force servicemen and women.

Air Force Aid Society Establishes an Endowed Education Grant in Honor of Former CEO

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 6:00pm

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Force Aid Society (AFAS)establishesThe General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant in honor of Lieutenant General John D. Hopper, Jr.to pay tribute to the former CEO.

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  • WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Force Aid Society (AFAS)establishesThe General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant in honor of Lieutenant General John D. Hopper, Jr.to pay tribute to the former CEO.
  • "Lt. Gen. Hopper's 50 years of Air Force leadership and service to our airmen and their families will be marked by this well-deserved education grant," said AFAS CEO Kaleth O. Wright, retired 18th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force.
  • He's always giving back, so this is the perfect way to honor his tradition," said Concourse Federal Group CEO and retired Air Force Major Geoff Perkins.
  • To learn more about the Air Force Aid Society, please visit www.afas.org or follow us on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram .

Susan Eisenhower, Author of 'How Ike Led: The Principles Behind Eisenhower's Biggest Decisions,' Is Keynote Speaker At 2020 OPEN MINDS Executive Leadership Retreat

Monday, October 12, 2020 - 6:00pm

As keynote speaker, Ms. Eisenhower will explain why trust is a critical leadership attribute in these turbulent timesand how it must be earned every day.

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  • As keynote speaker, Ms. Eisenhower will explain why trust is a critical leadership attribute in these turbulent timesand how it must be earned every day.
  • She will share insights that are highly relevant to the times from her latest bookHow Ike Led: The Principles Behind Eisenhower's Biggest Decisions.
  • She will present a retrospective of Ike's wartime and presidential leadership, along with personal anecdotes.
  • Registration for the October 27-29, 2020 Executive Leadership Retreat (virtual in 2020) is $600.

Retired Air Force General Mike Holmes Joins Red 6 Board

Friday, October 9, 2020 - 11:07am

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Red 6, a revolutionary technology firm at the forefront of synthetic air combat training, is proud to announce that Gen. Mike Holmes, USAF, Ret., has joined the Red 6 Advisory Board.

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  • SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Red 6, a revolutionary technology firm at the forefront of synthetic air combat training, is proud to announce that Gen. Mike Holmes, USAF, Ret., has joined the Red 6 Advisory Board.
  • General Holmes comes to Red 6 after completing his last tour in the Air Force as Commander, Air Combat Command, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.
  • General Holmes join our team, and thankful that he is as passionate about our technology and vision as I am," said Dan Robinson, CEO of Red 6.
  • General Holmes' experience and expertise while we continue to develop the technology that will support and train our future warfighters," said Robinson.

HR Tech Leader, Aliro, Launches Partnership with U.S. Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 6:00pm

The new partnership supports members in transferring the skills attained at the United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) and throughout their careers with the U.S. Coast Guard to the civilian world.

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  • The new partnership supports members in transferring the skills attained at the United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) and throughout their careers with the U.S. Coast Guard to the civilian world.
  • Learn more about Aliro's new partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association here .
  • About U.S. Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association:
    The U.S. Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association is a nonprofit, 501 (c)(3) which exists to provide services to, and promote fellowship among, the Alumni of the Coast Guard Academy.
  • The Association raises funds to provide "margins of excellence" support to the Corps of Cadets, the Academy, and the Coast Guard in order to preserve the traditions and enhance the reputation of the Coast Guard Academy.

Former USSOCOM Commander and Former Top Air Force Intelligence Officer Join Primer's Advisory Board

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

Tony is a retired 4-star General and was the 11th Commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM).

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  • Tony is a retired 4-star General and was the 11th Commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM).
  • Dash is a retired 3-star General and was the former Deputy Chief of Staff for Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance.
  • He is the former Commander of both U.S. Special Operations Command and Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC).
  • Tony served 39 years in the US Army and since 2001 has had more combat deployments than any other senior officer.

G/O Media Names Michael Dugan as Chief Technology Officer

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 9:44pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today G/O Media , a leading digital publisher, announced the appointment of technology executive Michael Dugan to the role of Chief Technology Officer.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today G/O Media , a leading digital publisher, announced the appointment of technology executive Michael Dugan to the role of Chief Technology Officer.
  • Michael Dugan brings nearly two decades experience overseeing technology and product teams at top media organizations.
  • Most recently at Hearst Magazines, Michael Dugan served as Chief Technology Officer.
  • "I'm proud to be joining such a forward-thinking digital content team," says Michael Dugan, Chief Technology Officer, G/O Media.

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams to Speak at Frontier Nursing University’s Virtual Commencement Ceremony

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 1:00pm

Versailles, KY, Sept. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Rear Admiral (RADM) Sylvia Trent-Adams, PhD, RN, FAAN, will be the keynote speaker at Frontier Nursing Universitys (FNU) virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, September 26.

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  • Versailles, KY, Sept. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Rear Admiral (RADM) Sylvia Trent-Adams, PhD, RN, FAAN, will be the keynote speaker at Frontier Nursing Universitys (FNU) virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, September 26.
  • RADM Trent-Adams served as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health from January 2019 until August 2020.
  • It is an incredible honor to be able to announce Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams as our keynote speaker at this years virtual commencement ceremony, FNU President Dr. Susan Stone said.
  • FNUs commencement ceremony honors the nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners who have completed the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, Master in Science of Nursing degree, or Post-Graduate Certificate.