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Disney VoluntEARS Build New Playspace for Veterans’ Families

Last week, 140 VoluntEARS helped transform an empty lot in Santa Clarita, California, into a kid-designed playspace in less than eight hours. As part of Disney’s expanding presence in Santa Clarita California, VoluntEARS from the Golden Oak Ranch, Heroes Work … Continue reading

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WWII Veteran Celebrates 61st Wedding Anniversary at the Magic Kingdom on July 4th, 2012

WWII veteran Louis Lessure, 93, a First Lieutenant bombardier from the Army Air Corps and Purple Heart recipient, had another chance to honor the United States when he assisted cast members in lowering the flag during the daily flag retreat … Continue reading

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Disney Announces “Heroes Work Here” Veteran Jobs Program

Touting the motto “Heroes Work Here. Employ excellence. Hire veterans” President and Chief Executive Officer Robert A. Iger announced a new company-wide initiative to hire, train and support returning veterans yesterday at The Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE: DIS) Annual Shareholder … Continue reading

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Military Family Officially Launches Disneyland’s Holiday Season

There is no season like Holiday season at Disneyland. The park is known for big kick off moments from Santa installing a giant star atop the Matterhorn (remember that?) to Bob Hope lighting things up with a swing of his … Continue reading

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