TVWorldwide.com, Inc., a fast-growing web-based global TV
network, has been selected by the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial
Fund to simulcast via satellite and the web, a live program
highlighting the Veterans Day commemoration of the Vietnam
Veterans Memorial’s 20th Anniversary in Washington, D.C. for
American civilian and military personnel stationed overseas
and media outlets worldwide. Outback Steakhouse, Base Technologies,
Inc., SOZA & Company, Ltd., and BAE STSTEMS are making
the simulcast available through their generous premium sponsorship.
than 20,000 Vietnam veterans, their families and the general
public are expected to attend the Annual Veterans Day Observance
at The Wall on Monday, November 11 at 1 p.m. The simulcast
begins at 12:30 PM (EST) with a pre-commemoration show offering
clips from pre-recorded events produced during the week, including
a special musical tribute on Wednesday, November 6, 2002 from
1:30-11:00 p.m. on the Reflecting Pool Steps at the Lincoln
Memorial featuring over 20 performers, including Paul Revere
and the Raiders. Commentary and interviews prior to the event
will also be offered including live on-line interactive chat
and e-mail with participants worldwide.
For just the third time since The Wall's dedication in 1982,
the more than 58,000 names of those men and women inscribed
on the black granite memorial will be read aloud in Washington,
D.C. November 7-10. Elements of the reading will also be included
during the simulcast.
People around the world can tune to www.vvmf.org
to view the live commemoration simulcast where satellite coordinates
will also be available for global media outlets in advance.
The commemoration event is co-hosted by the Memorial Fund
and the National Park Service. This year's speakers include
Vietnam veteran Senator John F. Kerry (D-MA) and Lt. General
Claudia Kennedy, USA (Ret.). Memorial Fund President Jan Scruggs
will serve as the event's Master of Ceremonies.
On March 26, 1982, 100 Vietnam veterans in unison turned the
earth on the National Mall breaking ground for the Vietnam
Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The black granite Memorial,
inscribed with the names of those who were killed or remain
missing in action, was dedicated on November 13, 1982. The
Wall remains the most visited memorial in the nation's capital
with 4.4 million visitors each year.
“The TVWorldwide.com staff takes pride in producing this event
for Americans around the world,” commented Dave Gardy, Chairman
and CEO of TVWorldwide.com. “We are thankful that Outback
Steakhouse, Base Technologies SOZA and BAE SYSTEMS sponsored
this broadcast to bring the Vietnam Veteran Memorial 20th
Anniversary Commemoration from our nation’s capital to the
brave men and women deployed around the world protecting freedom
this year, TVWorldwide.com in cooperation with the National
Park Service, webcast the Washington, D.C., 4th of July Fireworks
Celebration live for American civilian and military personnel
stationed overseas. The interactive webcast honored fallen
son, U.S. Army Captain Rocky Versace captured by the Viet
Cong in 1963 and executed in 1965, and the webcast event site
later featured the July 6 Alexandria, Virginia, Vietnam Memorial
dedication to Captain Versace and a White House ceremony on
July 8 when President Bush awarded Versace, posthumously,
the Congressional Medal of Honor.
should have the free Real Video Player installed prior to
the event and should log on by 12:15 PM, (EST), on November
11th. Questions can be directed to 703-961-9250, ext 223 before
and during the event. The production will be archived at www.tvworldwide.com
for later viewing.
information about the Veteran Day Event
the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund
Established in 1979, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund is
the non-profit organization authorized by Congress to build
the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Today, it
has developed a series of outreach programs dedicated to preserving
the legacy of The Wall, to promoting healing and to educating
about the impact of the Vietnam War.
a leading streaming video applications service provider, TVWorldwide.com
is developing a network of video channels that is an affiliation
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by a strategic partner, "aimcastingsm" to targeted
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TVWorldwide.com works with strategic partners to develop the
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Steakhouse, Inc. (NYSE:OSI) operates Outback Steakhouse and
Carrabba’s Italian Grill, and partnerships that include Roy’s,
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Lee Roy Selmon’s
and Bonefish Grill.
Technologies, Inc. offers professional technical and management
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To learn more about the firm, visit the Base Technologies
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in 1969 as a Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm, Soza
& Company, Ltd. (SOZA), has become one of the nation’s
fastest-growing information technology, management consulting,
and financial services firms. For more than 31 years, SOZA
has delivered state-of-the-art business solutions to clients
worldwide—governments, private industries, and nonprofit organizations.
SOZA has performed on more than 230 contracts and 450 task
orders within the past three years, and has held a total of
150 IDIQ contracts. We currently have 76 active Federal contracts,
supporting 282 delivery orders. Learn more at www.soza.com.
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BAE SYSTEMS employs nearly 100,000 people including Joint
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