LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Humana Veterans Healthcare Services announces its 2010 sponsorship of Rolling Thunder XXIII held Memorial Day Weekend, May 28-30 in Washington, D.C. Rolling Thunder is an annual event to raise awareness and support for Veterans, including prisoners of war (POW) and those missing in action (MIA). This year’s event expects to draw over 400,000 Veterans to Washington, D.C. paying tribute to America’s war heroes.
“Rolling Thunder recognizes, supports, and remembers Veteran heroes who protected our everyday freedoms we often take for granted,” said Tim McClain, president and CEO of Humana Veterans. “Humana Veterans salutes these brave men and women who dedicated and sacrificed their lives for our country.”
Members of Rolling Thunder will ride motorcycles and participate in various events held throughout the city, including:
Incorporated in 1995, Rolling Thunder is a non-profit organization with over 88 chartered chapters in North America, Australia, and Europe. The organization assists in promoting legislation regarding POW/MIA, Veteran affairs, and continues to raise awareness with Veteran health issues with Immature Disability Disorder (IDD) and Post Trauma Stress Disorder (PTSD). Members also provide financial aid, food, clothing and other essentials to Veterans, homeless Veterans and Veterans’ families in need.
About Humana Veterans
Humana Veterans, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a subsidiary of Humana Military, which is owned by Humana Inc. The company was formed in 2007 to develop solutions to veterans’ health care issues. It provides an organizational structure that is flexible, agile, and responsive to the emerging requirements of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the veterans who rely on VA services.
Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health and supplemental benefits companies, with approximately 10.4 million medical members and approximately 7.2 million specialty-benefit members. Humana is a full-service benefits solutions company, offering a wide array of health and supplemental benefit plans for employer groups, government programs and individuals.
Over its 49-year history, Humana has consistently seized opportunities to meet changing customer needs. Today, the company is a leader in consumer engagement, providing guidance that leads to lower costs and a better health plan experience throughout its diversified customer portfolio.
More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the company’s Web site at http://www.humana.com, including copies of:
Humana Military Healthcare Services
Julie Ice, 502-301-6982
KEYWORDS: United States North America District of Columbia Kentucky
INDUSTRY KEYWORDS: Health Other Health Professional Services Insurance Defense Other Defense General Health Managed Care