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Fort Bragg Soldiers Attending U.S. Open with Patriot Foundation and Vertex

United States Army Airborne and Special Operations soldiers stationed at Fort Bragg are attending the U.S. Open Golf Championship this week as guests of the Patriot Foundation and Vertex Inc.

Vertex is the leading provider of corporate enterprise tax software and services worldwide and is hosting a hospitality suite in the members clubhouse on the 18th green at Pinehurst, this year’s site of the prestigious golf tournament. Vertex donated tickets to the Patriot Foundation as a way to thank local soldiers for their service.

"Vertex enjoys attending the U.S. Open, and we wanted to share the experience of being at this exciting event with some of the fine men and women from Fort Bragg to honor their service in our own small way," said Jeff Westphal, President and CEO of Vertex.

The Patriot Foundation is an all-volunteer group dedicated to supporting families of Fort Bragg Airborne and Special Operations Soldiers, as well as other military groups. Since 2003 the organization has focused on providing scholarships and aid for children of soldiers who were fallen or injured from Fort Bragg. The volunteer group also provides funding for job training and development as support for surviving spouses of fallen and disabled soldiers.

"The soldiers attending are looking forward to seeing some of their favorite players up close and enjoying this great event right in our own backyard," said Chuck Deleot, Captain, US Navy (retired) and president of the Patriot Foundation. "We appreciate Vertex reaching out to share this experience with some of our soldiers."

For more information about the Patriot Foundation contact Chuck Deleot at http://www.patriotscholarships.com

About Vertex

Founded in 1978, Vertex Inc. is the leading provider of corporate enterprise tax software and services worldwide. Vertex helps corporations realize the full financial and strategic potential of corporate tax, offering a variety of solutions that streamline, integrate and automate corporate tax processes. Vertex solutions serve multinational corporations in every major line of business tax, including income, sales, consumer use, value added, communications and payroll.

The company’s offerings are showcased by Vertex® Enterprise, a data-driven, open-architecture approach to tax technology that integrates all direct and indirect tax processes and technologies with host financial system applications on a single platform. The result is increased efficiency, control, transparency and strategic decision making for Tax and Finance departments.

Vertex is a privately held company that employs over 800 professionals across the globe, at its headquarters in the U.S. (Berwyn, Pa.) and offices in Europe (London), Brazil (São Paulo), Dallas, Fort Collins, Naperville, Phoenix and Sarasota.

For more information about Vertex, visit www.vertexinc.com

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