Verizon Business to Provide Free Calls on Valentine's Day for U.S. Troops in Iraq

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. - Doing its part to help spread the love on Valentine's Day, Verizon Business is again providing free phone calls for U.S. Armed Forces personnel stationed in Iraq.

The calls home are made possible through a state-of-the-art Verizon Business mobile communications vehicle currently deployed to Iraq.  Verizon Business will make the facility available to military personnel on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, and during the entire week -- from Feb. 12 through 18.

"For our troops serving in Iraq, hearing the voice of a loved one on special days can go a long way to lift the spirits," said Susan Zeleniak, group president, Verizon Federal. "Verizon Business has made it a tradition to help the troops stay connected with their families and friends in appreciation for the sacrifices they make every day." 

Verizon Business, as a leading communications provider to the federal government, makes technology, resources and employee support available throughout the year to military personnel and their families around the world.

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Verizon Business, a unit of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ), is a leading provider of advanced communications and information technology (IT) solutions to large-business and government customers worldwide.  Combining unsurpassed global network reach with advanced communications, security and other professional service capabilities, Verizon Business delivers innovative and seamless business solutions to customers around the world.  For more information, visit www.verizonbusiness.com.