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Humana Veterans Healthcare Services Sponsors Rolling Thunder XXIV in Washington, D.C.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011 1:14 pm EDT

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.

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HUM
"Humana Veterans is honored to support our nation’s Veterans and their families through our sponsorship of Rolling Thunder"

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Veterans Healthcare Services, a subsidiary of Humana Military Healthcare Services owned by Humana Inc., announces its 2011 sponsorship of Rolling Thunder XXIV held Memorial Day Weekend, May 27-29, 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 more than 400,000 participants and 250,000 motorcycles to Washington, D.C. paying tribute to America’s war heroes.

“Humana Veterans is honored to support our nation’s Veterans and their families through our sponsorship of Rolling Thunder,” said Tim McClain, president and CEO of Humana Veterans. “We appreciate the goal of Rolling Thunder to raise awareness for families of Prisoners of War and those Missing in Action. Veterans have made a unique sacrifice for this nation and we should all be grateful to them, and to the families that sacrifice every day,” McClain concluded.

Members of Rolling Thunder will ride motorcycles and participate in various events held throughout the city, including:

  • Candlelight vigil at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Wreath laying ceremony at the U.S. Navy Memorial
  • Salute of Troops on the National Mall in front of the Lincoln Memorial

Incorporated in 1995, Rolling Thunder is a nonprofit organization with chartered chapters in North America, Australia and Europe. The organization assists in promoting legislation regarding POW/MIA, Veteran Affairs, and continues to raise awareness about Veteran health issues such as 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. For more information on Rolling Thunder XXIV, please visit their website www.rollingthunderrun.com.

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 Veteran Affairs (VA) and the Veterans who rely on VA services.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.

More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the company’s web site at www.humana.com, including copies of:

  • Annual reports to stockholders;
  • Securities and Exchange Commission filings;
  • Most recent investor conference presentations;
  • Quarterly earnings news releases;
  • Replays of most recent earnings release conference calls;
  • Calendar of events (including upcoming earnings conference call dates and times, as well as planned interaction with research analysts and institutional investors);
  • Corporate Governance information.

Contact:

Humana Military Healthcare Services
Julie Ice, 502-301-6982
jice@humana.com