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.
This veteran own nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization gives veterans the knowledge to succeed and shows each one how to put it to work ... through its Veteran Business Development Academy at no cost ... which bridges the gap in implementing innovative models for serving veterans during reintegration into the civilian sector. Fellow veterans are provided courses that will enhance their reintegration, life, and employment skill levels through continuous learning.
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 benefit pool.
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 private sector.
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 more)
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.
American 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.
Blue 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 patriotism.
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 the issue.
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 outdoors.
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 as well.
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation
Its mission is to provide college scholarships and educational counseling to military children who have lost a parent in the line of duty with a vision to ensure that every such child receives all necessary college funding.
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
A 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 video
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.
David 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. See videos
Disabled American Veterans
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 video
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.
Fallen Heroes 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.)
Fisher House Foundation, Inc.
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. See video
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. See video (Gary Sinise is recognized as a Great American Patriot.)
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.
(And Grant, Give2TheTroops' founder, is recognized in Patriots Honor Hall.)
Gold Star Wives of America
A dedicated 501(c)3 organization consisting of the widows/widowers whose spouses died while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States, or as result of service-connected disabilities ... Each legislative session of Congress brings up new legislation directly pertaining to military survivors. Members of Gold Star Wives appear before various House and Senate Committees on issues concerning compensation, educational benefits, medical care and other programs pertaining to the welfare of military survivors. We believe surviving spouses and dependent children need an organization dedicated solely to their needs, concerns, and welfare. We believe that United we are stronger, and that together we stand and divided we fall and are forgotten.
Grant Humanitarian Foundation
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.