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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 [...]

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

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

Retired Lt. Col. Dick Cole, the last surviving member of the Doolittle Raiders who rallied the nation’s spirit during the darkest days of World War II, has passed away. Tom Casey, president of the Doolittle [...]

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

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

When Sgt. Josh Hargis lost both legs to explosions in Afghanistan, he worried about his unborn son. “There was an internal struggle with me because I didn’t know what kind of dad I was going [...]

TEAM RUBICON

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Featured Service Member|

When Marines Jake Wood and William McNulty formed Team Rubicon in response to the 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, they began a mission of engaging veterans and providing critical humanitarian aid in areas impacted [...]