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The Army Veteran that Became the First to Hike The Entire Appalachian Trail

By |May 21st, 2019|Articles, Featured Service Member|

Shaffer was a World War II veteran, who, in 1948, became the first person to walk the entire Appalachian Trail. [...]

Amazon Delivery Partners with Vets

By |May 21st, 2019|News, News You Can Use|

In the six months after he partnered with Amazon, former Army Maj. Quinton Burgess saw the number of his trucks [...]

Fly-Fishing and the Brain

By |May 21st, 2019|Articles, Outdoors|

In the mid-nineteenth century, the avid fly-fisherman and physician James A. Hensall, MD, elucidated what for many is the allure [...]

We’ve Got Their 6

By |May 20th, 2019|Announcements, Events, News, Upcoming Events|

The Kniestedt Foundation is excited to announce the launch of the "We've Got Their 6" Fundraiser.  This online/social media based [...]

AMVETS Post 94 Donates Funds Raised to Kniestedt Foundation

By |April 25th, 2019|News, News You Can Use, Past Events|

On April 20th, 2019 sixty four golfers gathered for the 2nd Annual AMVETS Post 94 Benefit Golf Tournament at Perryville [...]

A legend passes: Dick Cole, last of the Doolittle Raiders, dies at 103

By |April 22nd, 2019|Featured Service Member|

Retired Lt. Col. Dick Cole, the last surviving member of the Doolittle Raiders who rallied the nation’s spirit during the [...]

Which Colleges Have the Best Veterans Programs?

By |April 22nd, 2019|Articles, News, News You Can Use|

If you're a veteran who's going back to school, or still active duty looking to get your degree, there are [...]

How Trail Running Helped One Army Vet Deal With Injury and Overcome Addiction

By |April 22nd, 2019|Articles, Outdoors|

When the doctors said he could be in a wheelchair, Todd Short refused to accept it. Six days a week, [...]

With Amazon Smile Helping Past and Present Service Members Has Never Been Easier

By |April 22nd, 2019|Announcements, News, News You Can Use, Upcoming Events|

Amazon Smile is a charitable service offered by the Amazon Foundation to support non-profit organizations like the Kniestedt Foundation. It [...]

After losing both legs, soldier in famous viral photo recovers with sled hockey

By |March 20th, 2019|Featured Service Member, Veterans|

When Sgt. Josh Hargis lost both legs to explosions in Afghanistan, he worried about his unborn son. “There was an [...]