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EA's Project Honor charity benefits fallen Special Ops members

EA's Project Honor charity benefits fallen Special Ops members

Thu 14 Jun 2012 12:54am GMT / 8:54pm EDT / 5:54pm PDT

Medal of Honor Warfighter will also have a Special Edition for active duty military personnel

Electronic Arts has announced its Project Honor intiative, benefiting the families of fallen members of the Special Operations Community. The program, in tandem with EA's launch of Medal of Honor Warfighter, will see a number of combat gear manufacturers donating to theNavy SEAL Foundation and the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. The manufacturers, including Kaenon, London Bridge Trading, Magpul, SureFire, Mechanix Wear, will also see their products featured in the game, with some creating exclusive Medal of Honor-themed merchandise. 100 percent of the proceeds of those merchandise sales will go to the the Navy SEAL Foundation, the Special Operations Warrior Foundation and other charities.

Medal of Honor Warfighter developer Danger Close Games will also be releasing a special edition of the game for active-duty military personnel only. Medal of Honor Warfighter Military Edition will be sold exclusively through online military retail store GovX. It will include all the content from the Limited Edition and additional in-game unlocks, like the Project Honor camoflage pattern.

"We have a tremendous amount of respect for our service men and women around the world and a deep level of gratitude for the sacrifices both they and their families make on a daily basis," said Greg Goodrich, Executive Producer of Medal of Honor. "We've teamed up with some of the biggest military brands to deliver an authentic experience in Medal of Honor Warfighter. We're excited to work with these great partners to also launch Project HONOR to raise awareness for the Navy SEAL Foundation and the Special Operations Warrior Foundation and drive real world contributions of which we can be proud."

"This partnership with EA and Medal of Honor will raise awareness on the work we do to help the families of fallen Special Operations warriors and facilitate contributions that help provide college scholarships for surviving children and financial assistance to families of severely wounded special operations warriors," said John T. Carney, Jr., Special Operations Warrior Foundation President. "This is a great way to give back to some of our country's greatest warriors."

"Our mission is to provide immediate and ongoing support and assistance to the Naval Special Warfare community and their families," said Jim Smith, Executive Director of the Navy SEAL Foundation. "We are excited to be working with EA and Medal of Honor on this fantastic program that will ultimately benefit the lives of our service men and women and their families."

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