Armed Forces Foundation With Oshkosh Defense Announces Rumble With a Cause Sweepstakes Winners
OSHKOSH, Wis. — June 1, 2010 — The Armed Forces Foundation (AFF), together with Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), today announced the winners of the custom-painted motorcycle grand prizes for the Rumble With a Cause sweepstakes. David Dingman, of Killeen, Texas, won the Army-themed bike and Skipper Lee Campbell, of Seguin, Texas, won the Marine Corps-themed bike.
Dingman, a staff sergeant with the Army, and Campbell, a retired Marine with 14 years of service, received calls from Patricia Driscoll, AFF president and executive director, and Andy Hove, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president, Defense, notifying them of their grand prize win. The winners will receive their motorcycles at a special event in the Washington, D.C. area that will be announced and posted at www.rumblewithacause.org in the coming weeks. The sweepstakes ended on April 15 and raised more than $150,000 for the AFF, which provides assistance to active and retired military members, as well as their families.
“Thanks to the support of many people, including the two lucky winners, the Rumble With a Cause sweepstakes was a great success,” said Andy Hove, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president, Defense. “We at Oshkosh believe strongly in giving back to the men and women who serve our country, whether they’re on the front lines or have returned home. The AFF does so much for military members and their families, and we are very happy to have been able to support the important services they provide.”
With the support of Oshkosh, the AFF launched the Rumble With a Cause sweepstakes in October 2009. Oshkosh donated the two military-themed Harley-Davidson® Fat Boy® motorcycles as the sweepstakes grand prizes. Donations raised through the sweepstakes will support the AFF and its wide range of assistance to active and retired military members, and their families, including counseling, living expenses, funeral arrangements and housing improvements.
While sweepstakes entries are no longer being accepted, those wishing to support the AFF and its many services can still make a donation through the Rumble With a Cause Web site at www.rumblewithacause.org or by texting AFF to 90999 to give $10.
About The Armed Forces Foundation:
The Armed Forces Foundation (AFF) was established in 2001 as a national 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. A part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s America Supports You program, AFF considers it their duty; honor and privilege to serve the needs of those that have bravely served our country. AFF issues direct aid to our wounded warriors, as well as active-duty, retired personnel, Guard, Reserve Components, and their families through a variety of programs. From financial assistance to morale, welfare and recreation, AFF’s dedication to our troops help them get back on their feet and care for their loved ones at home. For more information, please visit www.armedforcesfoundation.org. “Serving Those Who Serve” • 16 North Carolina Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20003 • T: 202.547.4713 • Tax ID No.: 75-3070368 • CFC # 12247
About Oshkosh Defense
Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, is an industry-leading global designer and manufacturer of tactical military trucks and armored wheeled vehicles, delivering a full product line of conventional and hybrid vehicles, advanced armor options, proprietary suspensions and vehicles with payloads that can exceed 70 tons. Oshkosh Defense provides a global service and supply network including full life-cycle support and remanufacturing, and its vehicles are recognized the world over for superior performance, reliability and protection. For more information, visit www.oshkoshdefense.com.
About Oshkosh Corporation
Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency and military vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corp. manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Medtec®, Jerr-Dan®, Oshkosh Specialty Vehicles, Frontline™, SMIT™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®. Oshkosh products are valued worldwide in businesses where high quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term value are paramount. For more information, log on to www.oshkoshcorporation.com.
®, ™ All brand names referred to in this news release are trademarks of Oshkosh Corporation or its subsidiary companies.
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