Oshkosh Defense and Armed Forces Foundation Announce Final Rumble With a Cause Sweepstakes Events
March 25, 2010 |
OSHKOSH, Wis. — March 25, 2010 — Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), is continuing its support of the Armed Forces Foundation (AFF) Rumble With a Cause sweepstakes with its final events as the sweepstakes comes to a close on April 15. The sweepstakes has raised more than $120,000 for the AFF to date, with a goal of raising $150,000 in total. Two sweepstakes winners will be chosen with each receiving either a custom-painted, U.S. Army- or Marine Corps-themed Harley-Davidson® Fat Boy® motorcycle, donated to the AFF for the sweepstakes by Oshkosh Defense.
Oshkosh will be supporting the sweepstakes next at the Texas National Guard State Conference March 26-28 in Austin, Texas. With the support of Oshkosh, the AFF launched the Rumble With a Cause sweepstakes in October 2009. 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, housing improvements and career counseling.
“The men and women who serve in our armed forces can face a wide range of challenges upon their return home. The assistance the AFF provides goes a long in way in helping them cope with the mental and physical effects of war, as well as the process of transitioning back to civilian life,” said Andy Hove, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president, Defense. “Rumble With a Cause is a very worthy effort that we are pleased to support to help make the AFF’s tremendous services available to military members and their families.”
AFF employees will be on-site at the Texas event to collect donations and sweepstakes entries. Those not able to attend the events may enter online at www.rumblewithacause.org.
NO DONATION OR PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER. 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.
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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