Military/Press Releases

Sport Clips Haircuts donates $650,000 to help service members further education, reach career goals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sport Clips Haircuts donated $650,000 to the Veterans of Foreign Wars today to help active duty U.S. service members and veterans further their education and reach post-military career goals. Through client and product partner donations, as well as Veterans Day contributions of $1 per haircut service, the franchise’s annual “Help A Hero” campaign was its most successful since the program ... More

Introducing the Smith & Wesson Governor® Training Bluegun from Ring's Manufacturing

Melbourne, FL (Nov 2014) - Introducing the Smith & Wesson Governor® replica from Ring's Manufacturing. The Smith & Wesson Governor® is molded from solid blue polyurethane to differentiate them from a live weapon. The new Smith & Wesson Governor® is a snub-nosed double action revolver built on the Z-frame, similar to a stretched N-Frame, with a lightweight alloy frame. It can fire 2½ inch .410 shotgun shells, .45 ... More

LWRC International Steps Up Training Team with the addition of Matt Jacques and Victory First

Cambridge, MD (November, 2014) – LWRC International announces a new training partnership with Matt Jacques and Victory First to support its Law Enforcement, Military and Government Training programs. Matt joins an impressive team of firearms experts on the LWRCI Firearms Training Program as Senior Firearms Program Advisor. "We are looking for Matt Jacques to strengthen LWRCI training programs and help support integration ... More

Progressive® Gives Away 117 Refurbished Vehicles to Deserving Military Members

Insurer Honors Veterans Day with 57 Events Countrywide in Partnership with the National Auto Body Council, Veteran Organizations and Business Partners MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio (Nov. 4, 2014) –  This Veterans Day, more than 100 veterans and their families will be getting the keys to newly refurbished vehicles as part of The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies’ annual Keys to Progress® program. In partnership w ... More

Burger King® Franchisees to Launch VFW Unmet Needs Fundraising Campaign

The annual fundraiser enters its eighth consecutive year KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 30, 2014) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Foundation is pleased to announce that for the eighth consecutive year, Burger King® Franchisees across the country will host a fundraiser to benefit the VFW Unmet Needs program during the month of November. Patrons of participating BURGER KING® Restaurants are encouraged to donate $1 or mor ... More