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[5 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

 
To celebrate the U.S. arrival of its newest, largest and most innovative ship, Carnival Cruise Line held an overnight gala event today in New York featuring a concert for Operation Homefront military families by the Country Music Association’s Female Vocalist of the Year and seven-time GRAMMY award-winning country music super star Carrie Underwood.
The event also included the ship’s official naming ceremony with Miss USA Deshauna Barber – the first woman serving in the U.S. military to hold the title — presiding over the ceremonies as godmother and releasing the ceremonial …

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[13 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (November 9, 2012) – Princess Cruises is marking Veterans Day by announcing an unprecedented cruise to support U.S. veterans, expected to raise $1 million for two highly regarded U.S. veterans organizations – the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) and Operation Homefront. Princess President and CEO Alan Buckelew, himself a Vietnam veteran, will be on board to host the sailing.Sailing from November 5-9, 2013 aboard Caribbean Princess from Houston to the Western Caribbean,…
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[23 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (March 4, 2013) – Princess Cruises’ first-ever cruise to support U.S. veterans will feature a number of special guests including former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Michael Mullen (Ret.); retired senior officers from the Army, Navy and Air Force; an award-winning war correspondent; and other respected speakers, authors and panelists.The groundbreaking sailing will raise funds for two respected veterans’ organizations – Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Inc. a…
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[16 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (November 5, 2013) – Princess Cruises’ first-ever “Cruising for a Cause” voyage sets sail from Houston today on a cruise to honor veterans and raise funds for two respected veterans’ organizations – Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Inc. and Operation Homefront Inc. The first-of-its-kind voyage features an impressive line-up of special guests aboard Caribbean Princess.The cruise will offer passengers the opportunity to honor those who have served in the military as well as act…
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[21 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

 
Carnival Brand Ambassador John Heald delighted and entertained an audience of several hundred military personnel, military families and supporters of Operation Homefront as the official emcee of the 2016 Military Child of the Year Awards held recently in Washington, D.C.
Operation Homefront, one of Carnival Cruise Lines’ primary charitable partners, is the national non-profit that builds strong, stable and secure military families and organizes the annual awards event.  A Military Child of the Year is chosen by each branch of the military based on resilience and strength of character, thriving within …

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[4 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

U.S. to scale down combat role in Libya, sources say
The Pentagon will soon stop firing Tomahawk cruise missiles against Libya and will pull its planes out of the international air campaign, two U.S. defense officials said Friday.
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