Veterans

Mack Defense in cooperation with Mack Trucks announced a multiyear partnership with Fisher House Foundation in which proceeds from the Mack Anthem Digi Camo diecast model sales will be donated to the nonprofit serving military and veterans families. Mack will donate $20,000 this year for sales in 2019 and 2020, and will contribute up to $10,000 more next year as sales continue.

Doosan Bobcat North America, in partnership with Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), presented U.S. Army veteran Andrew Long with a new Bobcat R-Series T76 compact track loader and 80-in. bucket attachment, together valued at nearly $90,000. The two organizations teamed up at Piedmont Bobcat, the local Bobcat dealer near where Long lives in North Carolina, to personally deliver the machine to the veteran.

Construction crews in Birmingham, Ala., are working to complete a facility designed to better serve local veterans. The Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center mental health clinic will combine services into one location when it opens late next year.

Federal, state, county and local officials joined executives from a Massachusetts developer and the non-profit Soldier On to celebrate the start of construction on a $23 million, 70-unit apartment community in Tinton Falls, N.J. The gathering was held in Tinton Falls' Liberty Park on Sept.

A Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall that'll be 80 percent of the size of the original memorial wall that opened in Washington, D.C., in 1982 is being built in Fall River, Mass. Scheduled to be completed before Veterans Day on Nov. 11, 2020, the wall will be located in Fall River's Veterans' Memorial Bicentennial Park, where an Iwo Jima monument that honors World War II veterans, a Korean War memorial and a Gold Star Families Memorial are located.

UMA, a North Carolina-based geotechnical contractor serving the Mid-Atlantic Region, announced its newly acquired designations of both Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and North Carolina Historically Underutilized Business (HUB).

On Veterans Day 2019, JCB North America launched its new Veterans Club to recognize and support JCB employees who have served, or who currently serve, in the armed forces. Current JCB employees have served in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, National Guard and Navy, as well as the British and Brazilian armies; together they make up more than 12 percent of the company's more than 700 employees in North America.

Kubota Tractor Corporation announced five new farmer veteran tractor recipients as part of its 2019 "Geared to Give" program in partnership with the Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC). For the second year, Kubota honored five veterans, adding a fifth veteran last year to represent its newly-created Midwest operating division.

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Leppo Rents, a Bobcat and JLG dealer, displayed a newly wrapped track loader to support Mission 22, an organization that provides psychological services to veterans. The loader will be added to the Leppo Rents rental fleet and a portion of its yearly revenue will be donated.

The Weitz Company and Arizona Department of Veterans' Services celebrated the groundbreaking of a second veteran home in Yuma, Arizona. The two organizations broke ground June 1 on a separate veteran home in Flagstaff, Ariz. Both projects are part of a vision the Arizona Department of Veterans' Services implemented to increase independent and assisted living options to support and care for military veterans throughout Arizona.