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Raytheon and Student Veterans of America join forces to empower student vets
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 11, 2012 04:13 PM
WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Student Veterans of America (SVA) have joined forces to help empower student veterans to attain their higher education goals. Raytheon presented SVA with a $50,000 grant during a Veterans Day reception Sunday in Massachusetts.
Raytheon's partnership with SVA will provide support, mentoring, career guidance and opportunities to service members pursuing higher education degrees. The SVA program sponsorship includes:
"Our partnership with Student Veterans of America expands Raytheon's efforts to empower members of our armed forces to achieve future success as they transition from active military service to civilian life," said William H. Swanson, Chairman and CEO of Raytheon Company. "Veterans have so much to contribute to our nation's progress. The work SVA has undertaken to create a supportive system for student veterans provides the foundation for academic achievement and fulfilling career opportunities."
"Student Veterans of America is deeply honored to receive Raytheon's support," said Michael Dakduk, Executive Director of SVA. "Their donation is a true recognition that student veterans are future leaders of this country and that career success starts with an education."
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