For CSC“™s Jim Sheaffer and Microsoft“™s Teresa Carlson, it“™s a shared mission: supporting the DC area“™s veterans and their families. As president of CSC’s North American Public Sector, Jim Sheaffer and the CSC team routinely recruit veterans, members of the Coast Guard, and Army Reserve. CSC also works with the Red Cross to support the region“™s military families. Like Sheaffer, Teresa Carlson, vice president of Microsoft“™s Federal business, has seen the diverse work of the Red Cross first-hand, from immunizing children in Madagascar to serving wounded veterans across the DC region. On Saturday, Oct. 17, Sheaffer and Carlson will pool their passion and commitment for the Red Cross “” and military families “” as they co-chair the 2009 Fire and Ice Ball. The largest fundraising event of the year for the DC area“™s American Red Cross, it“™s slated to draw more than 600 military, government, corporate and community leaders in support of military members and their families. Sheaffer and Carlson recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz about what promises to be an inspirational evening.