ARMYmobile Announces Major Sponsorship of the Army Ten-Miler Race

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ARMYmobile, a Defense Mobile service, participates in the 30th annual Army Ten-Miler as a Major Sponsor on Oct. 12th

Defense Mobile, a new 4G mobile service exclusively for veterans, military service members, and their families, is proud to be a major sponsor of the 30th annual Army Ten-Miler. The race raises money for family support and recreation services for military personnel.

Defense Mobile provides mobile service under iconic branch-specific brands: ARMYmobile, NAVYmobile, AIRFORCEmobile, MARINESmobile and COASTGUARDmobile.

“With over 35,000 runners from every branch of service, the Army Ten-Miler is the perfect venue to connect with veterans and those currently serving in the military,” stated Sean Drake, Defense Mobile’s Head of Corporate Partnerships. “We are excited to participate in this 30th anniversary race, as both a team and a sponsor, to show our support for the military community.”

The 30th annual Army Ten-Miler race is conducted by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington (MDW) in Washington DC, at the Pentagon. The race also features a two-day Expo with over 85 exhibitors and 35,000 attendees. The mission of the Army Ten-Miler is to support the Army, build morale, promote fitness and enhance community relations. All race proceeds benefit Soldier MWR programs.    

ARMYmobile will begin the weekend at the Army Ten-Miler Expo as an exhibitor, to share information about its smartphones, no-contract plans and services. On race day, Team ARMYmobile, comprised of employees and several company-sponsored veterans, will participate in the Army Ten-Miler. After the race, ARMYmobile will host a hospitality tent in the Hooah Tent Zone, providing refreshments and handing out touch-screen race gloves to the first 5,000 runners eligible to sign up for Defense Mobile service.

“The Army Ten-Miler is fortunate to have the support of ARMYmobile. Their goal to improve the lives of the military community, through their mobile service and philanthropic activity, is in line with the mission of the Army Ten-Miler race. I am confident that with ARMYmobile’s support, the 30th Anniversary race will be another world class experience for runners,” commented Lieutenant General (Ret.) Ted G Stroup, Jr., former AUSA Vice President and member of Defense Mobile’s Board of Advisors.

About Defense Mobile

Defense Mobile Corporation (DMC) provides mobile services and dedicated apps for veterans, military service members and their families. Defense Mobile is a new nationwide 4G mobile service supported by veterans and designed for those who have served. The company 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.

Prospective Members must validate their service during purchase or activation. Members then receive both mobile services and value-added applications delivered directly to their mobile devices. miliCASH is a mobile account with a pre-approved prepaid MasterCard® that delivers cash-back rewards at participating merchants nationwide. miliSOURCE helps veteran families discover and obtain valuable veteran benefits and services from the Veterans Administration, states, and veteran service organizations. Members also receive miliMAIL, a free email service that provides transitioning military personnel and Defense Mobile Members with an email account that proudly confirms their affiliation to the branch of service they served.

You can learn more about Defense Mobile at http://www.defensemobile.com or the service brands at armymobile.com, navymobile.com, airforcemobile.com, marinesmobile.com, and coastguardmobile.com.

About the Army Ten-Miler

The 30th annual Army Ten-Miler (ATM) will take place on Sunday, October 12, 2014 in Washington, DC. The ATM is the third largest 10 mile road race in the world and has both its start and finish lines at the Pentagon. Race weekend activities include a two-day race expo presented by Boeing, fitness clinics, youth runs, post race festivities and HOOAH tents from Army installations around the world. The ATM is produced by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington (MDW), with proceeds benefiting Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation, a comprehensive network of support and leisure services designed to enhance the lives of Soldiers and their families. The mission of the Army Ten-Miler is to promote the Army, build esprit de corps, support fitness goals, and enhance community relations. For more information about this race classic, visit http://www.armytenmiler.com.

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