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Fort Walton Beach Hotel Lends a Hand to Wounded Warriors Family Support Foundation

Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-Eglin AFB Extends Its Support for 2014 High Five Tour to Benefit Combat Wounded Veterans

SHALIMAR, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 06/23/14 -- Wounded Warriors Family Support's High Five Tour is a four month nationwide road trip thanking Americans for their continued support of the United States military and their families. This summer Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-Eglin AFB was happy to welcome the WWFS's red, white, and blue 2014 Ford Mustang GT500 onto their premises. The hotel proudly showcased this patriotic hot rod in front of the property to help raise awareness for this worthy charity.

Over the course of the four month tour, WWFS founder, Colonel John Folsom traverses over 26,000 miles, zigzagging between 60 cities across 48 states. When Colonel Folsom was passing through the Florida panhandle's gulf coast, this hotel near Destin, FL was honored to extend its hospitality to the WWFS founder. He enjoyed complimentary accommodations in one of Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-Eglin AFB's comfortable new guestrooms to recharge before hitting the road for a new destination.

Before departing, Colonel John Folsom presented Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-Eglin AFB General Manager Patti Demski and Director of Sales Shannon Scott with some esteemed signage. This hotel in Shalimar, FL shows its continued and active support of the country's armed services by reserving a prime space in their parking lot for Combat Wounded Veterans. Those who risked life and limb for their countrymen deserve service that honors theirs. Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-Eglin AFB is delighted to be doing their part through this one small gesture.

Natives to the area can be prideful that a local lodging like this is so involved with an organization like Wounded Warriors Family Support. Vacation travelers looking for conveniently located Fort Walton Beach accommodations, with personnel as devoted to supporting America's Combat Veterans as they are, need not look further than Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-Eglin AFB.

About Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-Eglin AFB
First-rate service is what sets the experience at Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-Eglin AFB apart from other area hotels. Hotel staff works around the clock to ensure travelers experience a comfortable and carefree stay. Its location makes travel even easier. Nearby Northwest Florida Regional Airport, Eglin AFB, Hurlburt Field, Duke Field and the beautiful beaches of Florida's Emerald Coast are just minutes away from this welcoming Florida lodging. Guests will love Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-Eglin AFB's excellent amenities like full complimentary Hot Breakfast each morning, free WiFi throughout the hotel, a heated outdoor pool for a day of lounging or a few post-work laps, and a full fitness facility. Guestrooms are designed with work and relaxation in mind. With ergonomically-equipped workspaces with two telephones, data ports, and voicemail capabilities, corporate clients can rest assured that the job will still get done. Convenient furnishings like coffeemakers, mini fridges, and microwaves make satisfying cravings easy for guests, while HBO in each room provides hours of entertainment. When guests finally unwind for the day, new bedding featuring Marriott's custom comforters and thicker mattresses guarantee a night of restful sleep.

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Fort Walton Beach-Eglin AFB
1280 Eglin Parkway N
Shalimar, Florida 32579
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