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Mar 5, 2013 9:00:00 AM

United Concordia Dental Honors Military Veterans

Harrisburg, PA | Sacramento Bee | March 5, 2013 

Published: Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2013 - 9:10 am

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 5, 2013 --/PRNewswire/ --  United Concordia® Dental, administrator of the Department of Defense's TRICARE Active Duty Dental Program, announced today it will provide six military veterans with an opportunity to attend the Armed Services YMCA "Angels of the Battlefield" gala in Washington, DC.

United Concordia will provide veterans with tickets to the event which honors the Corpsmen, Medics and Pararescuemen of the United States Military who are saving lives and demonstrate extraordinary courage.

United Concordia will provide transportation to and from the event as well as overnight lodging and meals as a show of appreciation to the veterans who have served their country.

"United Concordia is a proud sponsor of the ASYMCA Angels of the Battlefield gala and we thought it fitting to extend an invitation to the event to local veterans who have given so much to protect our country," says Sharon Duke, Director of Government Affairs at United Concordia.

The Angels of the Battlefield gala will be held on March 6, 2013, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.


About United Concordia

United Concordia has administered dental programs for the Department of Defense since 1996. During this time, the company has become one of the nation's largest and most respected dental insurance companies, processing more than 9.1 million claims in 2012 and maintaining a network of more than 68,000 dentists at more than 130,000 locations. The company serves more than 6 million members across the United States and around the world.

Established as a wholly owned subsidiary of Highmark in 1992, United Concordia works to provide high-quality, cost-effective dental benefits to its members. Success in satisfying members and obtaining new contracts has made United Concordia the fifth largest dental insurance company in the country. For more information on the ADDP, visit For more information on United Concordia, visit

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