4 Freedom Equestrian Team
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that rides to honor and support the
men and women of the US Armed Forces and our nation's veterans and
helps raise public awareness to their needs and sacrifices.
57th Alumni Association
A nonprofit 501(c)(19) organization that provides social and
recreational activities for and to maintain fraternal contacts
between its members via our reunions, and website along with
commemorating the aviation history of the 57th Troop Carrier
Squadron, 57th Military Airlift Squadron, 57th Airlift Squadron
and the 57th Weapons Squadron of the United States Air Force
(USAF), its predecessor and mission-successor organizations.
Air Force Association
A nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization promoting public
understanding of aerospace power and the pivotal role it plays
in the security of the nation. AFA publishes Air Force Magazine,
conducts national symposia and disseminates information through
outreach programs. It sponsors professional development
seminars; recognizes excellence in the education and aerospace
fields through national awards programs; and, presents scholarships and grants to Air Force active duty, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve members and their dependents; and awards educator grants to promote science and math education at the elementary and secondary school level.
America's Fallen Heroes Fund
Honors and supports the families of American servicemen and
servicewomen killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Its ongoing agenda of
ticketed benefits in cities across America is targeting a $40+MM
A nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with two
focused programs, Twenty-Two Fund and Warrior Tours, that are
currently dedicated to the fallen members of Task Force 300.
It sponsors activities aimed at motivating and honoring our
service members, their families and the communities that they
live and operate in.
A 501(c)3 organization with a goal to
provide a gym facility for disabled veterans who have returned
home from war in Iraq and Afghanistan with Post Traumatic Stress
Disorder (PTSD), Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD), and Traumatic
Brain Injury (TBI) . . . helping them to re-integrate into the
American Fallen Soldiers Project
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides comfort and healing to the mourning families of our fallen military men and women
. . . with a mission to honor, respect and forever memorialize those who have sacrificed their lives while protecting our freedom
. . . making available to the families, at no cost, an original
portrait of their fallen loved one that fully captures their
appearance and personality.
American Freedom Foundation
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation with a mission to honor the men and
women of America’s armed forces and to raise money and awareness for
military organizations that serve and support our veterans, active
duty military service members and their families with special
emphasis directed to the welfare of those wounded in action, those
disabled and the families and children of those deployed during
Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
American Gold Star Mothers
A nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization whose members are natural
mothers, adoptive mothers or stepmothers, who are citizens or legal
residents of the United States or of the territorial and insular
possessions of the United States, and whose son or daughter has made
the supreme sacrifice while in the service of the United States of
America Armed Forces. (Husbands and children of members of AGSM may
join as Associate Members.) AGSM's mission includes... assist and
further all patriotic work; aid in any way in their power the men
and women who served and died or were wounded or incapacitated
during hostilities; perpetuate the memory of those whose lives were
sacrificed in our wars; maintain true allegiance to the United
States of America; inculcate lessons of patriotism and love of
country in the communities in which we live; and, inspire respect
for the Stars and Stripes in the youth of America. (see site for
A patriotic, mutual-help, largest war-time veterans organization with the purpose... to uphold and defends the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the great wars; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation; to combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and goodwill on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.
American Military Family
A nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to honor
and support all members of the United States Military and their
families, who together serve and sacrifice so much for all of us as
they protect and defend our freedom. We are best
known for the "Support The Troops" license plate in Colorado.
A non-profit outdoor adventure program under American Military Family
that is dedicated to honoring those who protect our freedoms. It
takes active duty, wounded, Gold Star and families of the deployed
on hunting and fishing trips to relax and recoup.
Recreational Military Services (ARMS)
Providing a wide variety of support to our military, veterans, and their families.
ASMBA STAR Foundation
Its mission is to improve the quality
of life of the military service member, veterans and their families
by contributing to those financial, educational, social, employment
and medical needs unmet by the U.S. Government. It attempts to
identify and respond to the military and veteran community needs by
cultivating and maintaining effective partnerships with individuals,
businesses, government, and other veterans organizations; and,
communicating with the military service member, veterans, and their
families to better identify those needs.
Star Mothers of America
Federally chartered non-partisan, non-political veterans service
organization involving mothers supporting their children who are now
serving or have served in the military . . . while promoting
Bugles Across America
A nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2000 by Tom Day, when
Congress passed legislation stating Veterans had a right to at least
2 uniformed military people to fold the flag and play taps on a CD
player. Bugles Across America was begun to take this a step further,
and in recognition of the service these Veterans provided their
country, we felt that every Veteran deserved a live rendition of
taps played by a live Bugler.
California Affordable Housing Options
Its mission is to develop permanent, accessible, affordable
housing with supportive services for brave homeless/disabled
military veterans and their families, women veterans with
children and other disabled populations.
Call of Duty Endowment (CODE)
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit public benefit corporation, which helps
soldiers transition to civilian careers after their military
service. CODE focuses its resources on assisting organizations
that provide job placement and training to veterans, as well as
engaging the media and public forums to raise awareness about
A nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission
to take disabled U.S. veterans on outdoor adventures. These
brave veterans sacrificed much in order to ensure our safety and
freedom . . . We want to thank these veterans by showing them
that with the right help, they can again enjoy the great
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that organizes programs that promote recreation, relaxation and resiliency for members of the US Armed Services recuperating from injuries received in support of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Cell Phones for Soldiers
Founded by teenagers Robbie and Brittany Bergquist with $21 of their own money
in 2004, the registered 501c3 non-profit organization collects
old cell phones and trades them in for prepaid calling cards for
U.S. troops stationed overseas. Robbie and Brittany Bergquist
are also recognized in
Patriots Honor Hall.
Central Illinois Honor Flight
A 501(c)(3) organization whose goal is to take World War II veterans
from a large area of Central and Southern Illinois to Washington DC
to see their Memorial. This one day trip is free of charge for the
veterans and there is a guardian to accompany each veteran to insure
their health, safety, and enjoyment throughout the trip. After our
goal of taking our World War II Veterans is accomplished our plans
are to take our other war veterans so they may see their memorials
Commemorative Air Force (CAF)
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded to acquire, restore and preserve in flying condition a complete collection of combat aircraft which were flown by all military services of the United States, and selected aircraft of other nations, for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations of Americans.
More than just a collection of airworthy warplanes from the past, the CAF's fleet of historic aircraft, known as the CAF Ghost Squadron, recreate, remind and reinforce the lessons learned from the defining moments in American military aviation history.
Congressional Medal of Honor Society
not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization chartered by the
85th Congress under a legislative act signed into law by
President Dwight D. Eisenhower on August 14, 1958.
Membership is restricted to recipients of the Medal of
Honor. Society members are joined together for the
purpose of forming and maintaining friendship among all
living recipients of the Medal of Honor and remembrance
of posthumous and deceased recipients. They are
dedicated to the protection and preservation of the
dignity, honor and name of the Medal of Honor; service
to others; service to nation, and the promotion of
allegiance to the Constitution and Government of the
United States. Members act to foster patriotism and to
inspire and encourage the youth of America to become
worthy citizens. See
A 501(c)(3) organization that provides assistance to Marine Corps
and Navy Veterans with legal assistance; discharge disputes /
military record corrections; medical benefits entitlements;
dependent/surviving spouse benefits; employment resources; and,
chaplaincy and funeral / memorial services assistance.
Westphall Veterans Foundation
A 501(c)(3) organization with the purpose of honoring America’s
veterans and members of its military forces by memorializing the
sacrifices they have made and by recognizing the sense of duty and
the courage they have displayed as they answered their country’s
call to arms. Its primary purpose is supporting the mission of
the Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park. Operation of the Park
helps fulfill the Foundation’s purpose by providing a memorial to
veterans and a Visitors Center that serve as a place for reunion,
reflection, and healing.
Defenders of Freedom
A 501(c)(3) organization with the purpose of raising money to
(1) support troops who are currently deployed around the world
including care packages and (2) emergency financial assistance
to wounded Troops and their families.
A nonprofit 501(c)(4) charity dedicated
to building better lives for America’s disabled veterans and
their families. The DAV was founded in 1920 by disabled veterans
returning from World War I to represent their unique interests.
In 1932, the DAV was congressionally chartered as the official
voice of the nation’s wartime disabled veterans. The DAV
represents more than 200,000 veterans and their dependents with
claims for benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs and
Department of Defense. See
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, provides free, confidential
counseling services to Alabama veterans returning from Iraq and
Afghanistan. We offer a safe no cost environment where veterans can
receive the support they need to regain the lives they once knew
before experiencing the trauma of combat.
Project (Michael G. Reagan Portrait Foundation)
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
with a mission to honor the American Fallen Heroes for their ultimate sacrifice during the war against terrorism. The foundation provides the resources to produce and distribute to each family a hand-drawn portrait of their Fallen Hero, created by artist Michael G. Reagan, free of charge. Each portrait is intended to show our Love and Respect for these Heroes and their families.”
See videos (Michael G.
Reagan is recognized in
Patriots Honor Hall.)
A not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that builds new houses, and
assists in the coordination of private support and encourages public
support for the homes . . . Because members of the military and
their families are stationed worldwide and must often travel great
distances for specialized medical care, Fisher House Foundation
donates "comfort homes," built on the grounds of major military and
VA medical centers. These homes enable family members to be close to
a loved one at the most stressful times - during the hospitalization
for an unexpected illness, disease, or injury.
Flowers for Heroes
A 501c(3) organization with a mission to sell red, white and blue bouquets
and place them on all the headstones at National Cemeteries,
such as Arlington National Cemetery, Gettysburg National Cemetery,
Quantico National Cemetery and Antietem National Cemetery . . . By doing so, we will be honoring our Fallen Heroes and the money generated will be donated to organizations affiliated with Gold Star Families across our nation.
Charitable organization whose purpose is to recognize hospitalized veterans that are typically either bed-ridden, mobility challenged, or otherwise socially disadvantaged. Forgotten Heroes realizes that too many hospitalized veterans do not have family nor do they receive many visitors, and its mission is to honor these heroes and to show our country’s gratitude for their service by... visiting and providing entertainment on a regular basis; and. facilitating a letter-writing program within the local schools, giving America’s youth an opportunity to show their gratitude to those who have sacrificed themselves for our freedom. (501(c)(3) charity organization, all donations tax-deductible)
A 501(c)(3) educational and charitable foundation with a mission to
advance the American heritage of freedom by honoring and encouraging
military service, defending the sovereignty of the United States and
promoting a strong national defense.
A 501(c)3 nonprofit nationwide Veteran mentor network that helps our returning heroes transition successfully from military service to civilian life. GallantFew provides a social network, professional development, emotional support and physical assistance.
Gary Sinise Foundation
A 501(c)3 nonprofit
that serves our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans,
first responders, their families, and those in need. We do this
by creating and supporting unique programs designed to
entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities. (Gary Sinise is recognized as a Great
A nonpartisan, non-political, patriotic organization aimed at supporting U.S. deployed and wounded troops in harm's way. We are managed by patriotic volunteers who ensure that deployed U.S. military members in all branches of service are supported with letters and care packages.
Grant, Give2TheTroops' founder, is
Patriots Honor Hall.)
A 501c(3) nonprofit organization
that facilitates collaboration and the flow of resources between our communities and established humanitarian organizations.Combat Relief, the Grant Humanitarian Foundation's first program, provides grants to organizations supporting military service members, veterans and their families for the betterment of society.