PHILADEPHIA — For the eighth year in a row Chevrolet was proud to serve as the official vehicle of the Army-Navy Game presented by USAA.
In an on-field presentation during the game, Dan Akerson, former chairman and CEO of General Motors and a U.S. Naval Academy graduate, recognized Operation Homefront and the commitment of the families taking care of our wounded veterans.
Akerson presented an all-new Chevrolet Traverse to Shawn Moore and her family in recognition of her work as an Operation Homefront Hearts of Valor group facilitator and her dedication as a caregiver to her husband, Bryan, a United States Army veteran who was medically retired after 7 tours and 23 years of service.
“It is so important for us to honor the families of our military service members who are so often confronted with the lifelong care of our wounded veterans,” said Akerson. “Recognizing Shawn Moore and the exceptional care that she is providing for her husband, Bryan, is a small way for GM and Chevrolet to bring attention to the vital role organizations like Operation Homefront play in the daily support of our military families.”
Operation Homefront’s Hearts of Valor program honors the service and sacrifice of the people who care for our nation's wounded, ill or injured warriors and provides a supportive community for them.
“We are very grateful for Chevrolet’s exceptional support of the caregivers participating in our highly regarded Hearts of Valor program,” said Brig. Gen. (ret.) John I. Pray Jr., president and CEO of Operation Homefront. “This impactful program directly contributes to our mission to build strong, stable and secure military families by providing caring individuals, like Shawn Moore and over 3,400 other caregivers, with a network of resources and peer-to-peer support that enables them to better cope with the various challenges they and their loved ones face.”
With more than 6,000 veterans employed at GM and more than 50,000 GM retirees who are veterans, GM and Chevrolet are proud to help those who have given so much for their country.
2018 Chevrolet Traverse
Wrapped in bold and refined styling, the completely redesigned Traverse offers technologies to help keep passengers of all ages and lifestyles comfortable and connected, including:
- Best-in-class third-row legroom, maximum cargo room and passenger volume.
- Enhanced roster of available active safety features.
- A new look inspired by Chevrolet’s full-size SUVs, with purposeful proportions complemented by premium cues such as chrome accents, LED signature lighting and available D-Optic LED headlamps.
- New split-folding second-row seat and second-row captain’s chairs improve on the Traverse’s original Smart Slide® feature. The curbside seat is capable of tipping up and sliding forward, even with a forward-facing child seat in place, to provide open and easy access to the third row.
- New Traction Mode Select is standard on all models and allows the driver to make real-time adjustments to the vehicle’s driving mode to account for varying road conditions.
About Operation Homefront:
Founded in 2002, Operation Homefront is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to build strong, stable, and secure military families so that they can thrive - not simply struggle to get by – in the communities they have worked so hard to protect. Recognized for superior performance by leading independent charity oversight groups, 92 percent of Operation Homefront expenditures go directly to programs that support tens of thousands of military families each year. Operation Homefront provides critical financial assistance, transitional and permanent housing and family support services to prevent short-term needs from turning into chronic, long-term struggles. Thanks to the generosity of our donors and the support from thousands of volunteers, Operation Homefront proudly serves America’s military families. For more information, visit www.OperationHomefront.org.
Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is one of the world's largest car brands, doing business in more than 100 countries and selling more than 4.0 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature engaging performance, design that makes the heart beat, passive and active safety features and easy-to-use technology, all at a value. More information on Chevrolet models can be found at www.chevrolet.com.
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