Media Advisory: Angels of the Battlefield Gala
Armed Services YMCA
(703) 455-3986, ext. 112
Former Baltimore Raven Matt Stover to MC Event to Spotlight Military Medical Personnel
When: Wednesday, March 6th, 2013. Reception, Live Music, and Step and Repeat at 6:30pm. The Program will take place from 7:30pm till 9:30pm.
Where: The Ronald Reagan Building, Atrium level. 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Washington, DC, 2004. Validated parking is available at the entrance on 14th street. Government ID needed for admittance.
D.C., March 6, 2013 –Former NFL star kicker , Matt Stover, will serve as the Master of Ceremonies to thank the Corpsmen, Medics and Pararescuemen of the United States Military at the annual Armed Services YMCA Annual Angels of the Battlefield Gala. The event highlights the individual men and women on the frontlines who are saving lives and demonstrated extraordinary courage.
The Armed Services YMCA works with the military services to select outstanding Corpsmen, Medics and Pararescuemen from the Army, Army Reserve, Navy, Navy Reserve, Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Air National Guard and Army Guard, who accepted the awards on behalf of their fellow corpsmen and medics for their dedication and commitment to service.
The Armed Services YMCA of the USA makes military life easier, and remains a fiscally responsible, top ten military charity, as rated by charitywatch.org. The Armed Services YMCA has 16 branches and 45 affiliates that provide free programs like Operation Kid Comfort, a free photo quilt program for children of deployed, programs for spouses, active-duty, wounded warriors, and military children to help them stress less and connect more. To learn more, please visit www. asymca.org
A special thanks to our Major Sponsors SAIC and TriWest for their generous support of the event.
- Our Silver Level Sponsors are United Concordia and Express Scripts.
- Our Bronze Level sponsors are Raytheon, GEICO, La Quinta Inn & Suites, Pitney Bowes, Robinson Aviation, Lockheed Martin, Veterans United, DRS and Bechtel.
- Our Event Level Sponsors are Rip It Energy Fuel, the NAI Michael Companies, Greenburg Trauig and J Street Cup.
Thank you to all of our Sponsors.
Media is invited to attend the event, and interviews with awardees and participants can be scheduled ahead of time.