Phoenix signs new deal with VA, adds jobs

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. –  Phoenix, a nonprofit organization that serves people with disabilities in north Alabama, has entered into a new contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Employees will manufacture burial flags for the department.

The five-year deal will add 22 jobs to the organization’s manufacturing operation.

“We are very pleased to have a new agreement,” said Bryan Dodson, CEO of Phoenix. “It is an honor to make the flags that will honor the lives of the men and women who served our nation.”

Phoenix has manufactured more than 1.5 million burial flags for the department of Veterans Affairs to give to military families since 1995, which is roughly 15% of all flags distributed by the VA.

Since 1995, Phoenix has manufactured more than 1.5 million burial flags for the Department of Veterans Affairs to give to military families at the funerals of their loved ones. This represents 15 percent of all of the burial flags distributed by the VA.

Phoenix is a nonprofit organization that has been serving people with disabilities in north Alabama since 1973 through the AbilityOne program and in partnership with the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services. Phoenix’s website is www.phoenixhsv.org.

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