Mission: ABLE Awards

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2016 Mission:ABLE Awards: Roger Penske and Al Kovach
Roger Penske accepts the Humanitarian Award at the 2016 Mission:ABLE Awards

Thanks to all who joined us on September 21, 2016! View photos from the event at this link.

The Mission:ABLE Awards recognize those who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership and fought for expanded rights for the 25 million courageous veterans, 56.7 million people with disabilities, and 800,000 Americans living with spinal cord injury or disease. Donate today at this link.


Keynote Speaker: Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono, USN, Director, Defense Health Agency, Medical Corps, United States Navy.

Emcee: Larry Michaels "Voice of the Washington Redskins" 

2016 Awards Presented

  • The Employ: ABLE Award - V3 Program/ Commonwealth of Virginia (accepting the award: Governor Terry McAuliffe)
  • The Unstop: ABLE Award - Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA) (accepting the award: Gen Chris Cortez)
  • The Humanitarian Award - Roger Penske (accepting award: Roger Penske)
  • The Achieve: ABLE Award - Food City (accepting award: Steven Smith, CEO)

Mission:ABLE Leadership Committee

Horace Blackman
Vice President, Health and Life Sciences
Lockheed Martin
Chairman, Mission:ABLE Committee
   Lucy Donahue
Senior Vice President, Federal Healthcare
By Light Professional IT Services
Co-Chair, Mission:ABLE Committee
Chip Meyers
Vice President, Corporate Public Affairs, UPS
Chairman Emeritus,
Mission:ABLE Committee
   Nadeem Butler
President and CEO, Technatomy Corporation
Co-Chair, Mission:ABLE Committee

Social Media
Event hashtag: #MissionABLEAwards
Twitter: @MissionABLE and @PVA1946
Facebook: facebook.com/ParalyzedVeteransMissionABLE and facebook.com/ParalyzedVeterans
Instagram: instagram.com/pva1946 

Proceeds benefit Paralyzed Veterans of America, a 501(c)(3) non-profit congressionally-chartered veterans service organization. 

For more information, please contact Lisa Baynes at LisaB@pva.org or (202) 416-7673.


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