FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
AMERICAN AIRLINES NAMED OFFICIAL AIRLINE OF HONORVET.ORG
NEW YORK, New York – HonorVet.org today announced a new partnership with American Airlines, which has been named the official airline of the national non-profit veterans organization.
“American Airlines is a true corporate leader that strongly believes and acts on the responsibility we have to support those who have proudly served in the armed forces,” said Jesse Canella, Chief Executive Officer of HonorVet.org. “We are so grateful for American’s support of our organization. It is clear that American Airlines is not only proud of this great nation, but also honors of all those who have served.”
As HonorVet.org’s official airline, American will provide in-kind support to the organization. This relationship will directly enable HonorVet.org to continue to provide the most innovative resources to veterans, service members and their families, both domestically and abroad.
HonorVet.orgwas founded by U.S. Marines Jesse Canella and James McCain after they returned from active duty in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. The organization is dedicated to providing essential resources and support to all veterans, service members and their families in a holistic fashion. Using Odeo’s award-winning technology platform, Honorvet.orgacts as an interactive purpose-driven community for all individuals who have served or who are currently serving in the armed forces.
“We are so proud to have American Airlines as our official airline. We both share an unwavering commitment to the military community and their families, which makes this partnership ideal,” said James McCain, Executive Vice President and Co-founder of HonorVet.org.
HonorVet.org is a non-partisan, registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization devoted to giving back to the men and women who have dedicated their lives to serving our country. HonorVet.org provides transitional, psychological, spiritual, educational, and career support using an interactive-community to serve veterans, service members and their families in a safe and trusted environment.