Oshkosh Defense and Armed Forces Foundation Bring ‘Rumble’ to All-American Bowl in Support of U.S. Military Members

OSHKOSH, Wis. — Jan. 8, 2010 — With the support of Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), the Armed Forces Foundation is bringing the Rumble With a Cause sweepstakes to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, which takes place on Jan. 9, to raise funds for active and retired U.S. military members and their families. Visitors and game attendees will be able to donate to or enter the sweepstakes, as well as view the custom-painted, Army-themed Harley Davidson® Fat Boy® motorcycle, one of two bikes donated by Oshkosh Defense that are the Sweepstakes prizes.

The Rumble With a Cause sweepstakes, which was launched in October 2009 and runs through April 15, 2010, aims to raise $150,000 for the Armed Forces Foundation (AFF). The AFF supports military members and their families through a variety of services, including counseling, living expenses, funeral arrangements, housing improvements, career counseling and assistance with a transition back to civilian life.

“Oshkosh is excited to bring our support for the Rumble With a Cause sweepstakes to the All-American Bowl, a premier nationwide event that showcases some of the most promising young football talent in the game,” said Andy Hove, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president, Defense. “Those in attendance will have an opportunity to help the Armed Forces Foundation, a terrific organization that provides much-needed services to the brave men and women who serve our country.”

No donation or purchase is necessary to enter. Those not able to attend the game may donate or enter online at Individuals will receive one entry for each $10 donation made up to a total of $200 or 20 entries. All rules, including instructions for entry without donation and eligibility requirements, are on the sweepstakes Web site. AFF, with the continuing support of Oshkosh Defense, will also be promoting the sweepstakes at the following upcoming events:

Jan. 27–28 – Marine West, Camp Pendleton, CA

Feb. 7–9 – NDIA Tactical Wheeled Vehicle Conference, Monterey, CA

Feb. 24–26 – AUSA Winter, Fort Lauderdale, FL

March 3 – Armed Forces Foundation Gala, Washington, D.C.

March 26–28 – Texas National Guard State Conference, Austin, TX

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

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

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please contact:
Alexandra Hittle
Sr. Manager, Global Brand Management
Oshkosh Defense

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