Navy Veteran Receives Financial Support from the Gary Sinise Foundation in face of Foreclosure and Cancer Battles

By Brandon Black of the Gary Sinise Foundation

The first time it happened caught Kimberly Petersen off guard when she was watching her daughter, Allyson’s softball game. Seconds had passed, yet Allyson still had a blank stare, if not, unconscious look on her freckled face. Episodes like this kept repeating on and off the softball field, with each instance lasting for between 20 to 30 seconds. Continue reading Navy Veteran Receives Financial Support from the Gary Sinise Foundation in face of Foreclosure and Cancer Battles

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2 WWII veterans who are lifelong friends celebrate 96th and 97th birthdays together

World War II veterans and lifelong friends celebrated their 96th and 97th birthdays together in Whittier, California on Sunday. U.S. Army Veteran Randel “Randy” Zepeda Fernandez is turning 96 this week. His best friend of nearly 90 years, U.S. Coast Guard veteran Salvador “Sal” B. Guzman, just turned 97. Continue reading 2 WWII veterans who are lifelong friends celebrate 96th and 97th birthdays together

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How the Gary Sinise Foundation Helped a National Guardsman and Special Education Teacher

By Brandon Black of The Gary Sinise Foundation

At the start of the year, one semester separated Renne Villareal from earning a degree in Special Education. One semester stood between her and starting a career teaching kids and adolescents diagnosed with physical and mental learning needs. Continue reading How the Gary Sinise Foundation Helped a National Guardsman and Special Education Teacher

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Hope For The Warriors 30×30 Virtual Fitness Challenge Offers Opportunity To Make The Most Out Of Time At Home

In this time of COVID-19, even though many of us are behind closed doors, one thing is clearer than ever: We are in this together. Out of that All-American philosophy, Hope For The Warriors has created the 30×30 Virtual Fitness Challenge as a reminder of what matters most – your health, your loved ones and a country full of neighbors who look out for each other. Continue reading Hope For The Warriors 30×30 Virtual Fitness Challenge Offers Opportunity To Make The Most Out Of Time At Home

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