Veterans' Lives Changed by Grassroots Program

McLeroy, Carrie
November 2008
Soldiers;Nov2008, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p36
The article relates the stories of three U.S. veterans who made a successful transition from military to a civilian life through the help of the Sentinels of Freedom Foundation, a nonprofit organization which aims to aid severely wounded soldiers. It describes the challenges encountered by veterans Ian Newland, Chase Gean and Ben Crowley in finding a job and secure a better life for them and their families. It offers information on the life scholarships being offered by the Sentinels to veterans who have received severe, service-related injuries.


Related Articles

  • Looking for a director; attracting a colonel. Parish, Linn // Journal of Business (10756124);8/28/2014, Vol. 29 Issue 18, pA1 

    The article announces that Lieutenant Colonel Brian Newberry, who retired from the U.S. Air Force, has taken over as executive director at the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization Leadership Spokane in Washington.

  • PR Planning to Help Wounded Veterans.  // PR News;2/13/2006, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p3 

    Features the Coalition to Salute America's Heroes, a non-partisan and nonprofit organization in the U.S. Efforts of the organization in providing assistance to veterans of the war in Iraq and Afghanistan; Background on the public relations generated by the group's mission; Comments by Doug...

  • PENNSYLVANIA.  // American Funeral Director;Jan2010, Vol. 133 Issue 1, p12 

    The article looks at the wreath laying event honoring the U.S. war veterans at the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on December 7, 2009. The ceremony is attended by the following people including Senator Andrew Dinniman, State Representative Barbara Mcilvaine Smith, and...

  • Gallagher North America Partners in Save Our Troops Program. Gallagher Company // Beef Expert Blog;6/19/2013, p1 

    The article focuses on the Save Our Troops program, an initiative made possible through the partnership between Gallagher North America and the Armed Forces Foundation (AFF). The company is cited to donate 1% of all participating dealer purchases of Gallagher fencing products and scales to the...

  • Too Fat to Fight: The Military Urges America to Slim Down So It Can Suit Up.  // Solutions: For a Sustainable & Desirable Future;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p8 

    The article focuses on the released report of nonprofit organization Mission Readiness which reveals the campaign of high-ranking retired military leaders against childhood obesity in the U.S. According to the said report, military leaders have argued that childhood obesity is a threat to...

  • Stamps For The Wounded Seeks Donations.  // U.S. Stamp News;Nov2004, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p13 

    States that Stamps For The Wounded, a nonprofit organization based n Falls Church, Virginia, is in need of philatelic material donations. Background of the organization; Efforts of the organization to provide philatelic materials to U.S. Armed Forces veterans; Contact information.

  • Mentoring Asian Americans.  // Army Magazine;Jan2008, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p58 

    The article reports that retired U.S. Army officer Antonio M. Taguba and other retired Army volunteers have launched the Pan Pacific American Leaders and Mentors (PPALM) organization. The objective of the nonprofit organization is to develop and foster Asian-American Pacific Islander Army...

  • Next Phase of $2.5 Mln Granted to Veterans' Legal Clinic at Chapman University.  // Biomedical Market Newsletter;4/30/2011, p38 

    The article offers information about AMVETS Legal Clinic, a non-profit organization that assists veterans of any military service, their families and communities with a variety of support progams in the U.S. It mentions that second and third year law students handle the AMVETS clinic within...

  • Homes for Our Troops builds house for injured Pawnee soldier. ATTOCKNIE, DANA // Native American Times;9/3/2010, Vol. 16 Issue 36, p1 

    The article features the house for an injured Pawnee soldier built by Homes for Our Troops organization in 2010. The organization started building homes for veterans in 2004. The 2010 recipient is Pawnee National registered member, Retired Army Corporal Joshua Stein who lost both legs when an...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics