WESTPORT, Conn., September 17, 2014 – Defense Mobile Foundation, the charitable arm of Defense Mobile Corporation, has partnered with and made an initial contribution to the Boulder Crest Retreat in support of wounded military personnel in need.
In response to Defense Mobile Foundation’s contribution, Ken Falke, Chairman and Founder of Boulder Crest Retreat stated, “I am honored by the support from the Defense Mobile Foundation. The Team at Defense Mobile is very generous and it is donations like this that allow us to execute our mission and support our military families in need.”
Boulder Crest is a rural sanctuary where military warriors, with combat stress related injuries, are invited to bring their families to enjoy non-clinical, recreational, therapeutic activities aimed at facilitating their physical, mental, financial, and spiritual recovery.
The Defense Mobile Foundation’s mission is to be the philanthropic arm that supports Defense Mobile’s mission of connecting and improving the lives of veterans, members serving in the U.S military and their families. The Foundation focuses on identifying those individuals or groups in need within the military community. Funded entirely by Defense Mobile Corporation through its commitment to give 10% of net profits to veteran and military causes, the Foundation’s goal is to become the largest philanthropic giver to military causes in the U.S over the next five years. Defense Mobile Corporation provides nationwide 4G mobile phone services through its branch specific brands: ARMYmobile, NAVYmobile, AIRFORCEmobile, MARINESmobile and COASTGUARDmobile.
“We recently had the opportunity to visit the Boulder Crest Retreat and were inspired by the special military families in attendance. We are pleased by the beautiful environment and top-notch programs that ease the burden placed on wounded warriors and their families,” stated Ty McCoy, Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Defense Mobile Foundation and former Acting Secretary of the United States Air Force. “The Retreat’s focus on helping warriors recover from both the physical and psychological wounds of war lines up with the Foundation’s mission to enhance the lives of Veterans in need. As the Defense Mobile Foundation continues to grow, so will our partnership with the Boulder Crest Retreat’s Leadership and its many programs. ”
About Boulder Crest Retreat
Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness is a rural sanctuary that provides free accommodations, recreational and therapeutic activities and programs to help our nation’s military and veteran personnel and their families recover and reconnect during their long journey of healing from physical and invisible wounds of war. The 37-acre retreat is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Bluemont, Virginia, just 50 miles west of Washington, D.C. The retreat is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is entirely funded through private donations from individuals, foundations and corporations. For more information about Boulder Crest Retreat please visit http://www.bouldercrestretreat.org.
About Defense Mobile Foundation
Defense Mobile Foundation is the charitable arm of Defense Mobile Corporation, funded entirely by Defense Mobile through its commitment to give 10% of net profits to veteran and military causes. The Defense Mobile Foundation’s mission is to improve the lives of military and veteran families in need. The Foundation aims to become the largest philanthropic giver to military causes in the United States over the next five years. Defense Mobile Foundation is designed to grant money to individuals, families, and small groups with the shared mission of improving the quality of life for Active Service, Reserve, and Guard, Veterans, and their families.
About Defense Mobile Corporation
Defense Mobile Corporation (DMC) provides mobile services, smartphones, and apps for currently serving military members, veterans and their families. Defense Mobile is a new nationwide 4G mobile service, built by veterans, supported exclusively by veterans and designed to improve the lives of those who have served. Defense Mobile offers the most popular smartphones, no annual contract plans, meaningful “military and veteran only” cash back rewards, and applications that help veterans manage the benefits they have earned. Defense Mobile has secured agreements to run on the largest mobile network operators so that veterans and military families receive superior coverage.
After an in-store validation of military service, the real value Defense Mobile provides is in the form of value-added applications delivered directly to the mobile device and its Members. The pre-loaded or downloadable applications available at launch are: miliCASH, a robust mobile banking application with a pre-approved pre-paid MasterCard® that delivers military-and-veteran-only cash back rewards at participating merchants nationwide. miliSOURCE, a powerful application that helps veteran families discover and obtain valuable veteran benefits and services from the VA, States, and Veteran Service Organizations. Additionally Members receive miliMAIL, a free email service providing transitioning military personnel and Defense Mobile Members with a unique email that proudly confirms their affiliation to the branch of service they served.
You can learn more about Defense Mobile Corporation at www.defensemobile.com or the service brands at armymobile.com, navymobile.com, airforcemobile.com, marinesmobile.com, and coastguardmobile.com.