PHOENIX, June 24, 2008 — Recently, University of Phoenix employees nationwide participated in a fundraising event to benefit Salute a Soldier. Salute a Soldier was founded by SSG Brent N Bretz (US Army Retired) to raise public awareness and promote public aid in assisting with the needs of injured military service members and their families. Employees purchased over 9,000 camouflage wrist bands, resulting in a $46,000 donation.

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