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

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

Shaffer was a World War II veteran, who, in 1948, became the first person to walk the entire Appalachian Trail. He was so picky about gear that he ditched his own cumbersome tent, sleeping in [...]

Amazon Delivery Partners with Vets

By |May 21st, 2019|Categories: 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 and employees rise exponentially. “I started off with five trucks and 10 employees,” Burgess said, [...]

Fly-Fishing and the Brain

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

In the mid-nineteenth century, the avid fly-fisherman and physician James A. Hensall, MD, elucidated what for many is the allure of that often solitary form of angling. “Fly-fishers,” he said, “are usually brain-workers in society. [...]

We’ve Got Their 6

By |May 20th, 2019|Categories: 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 fundraiser will run the entire month of June. Starting June 1st, for every $6 donation [...]