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Weiser River Ranches 2015_8

Four “Lucky” Marines on a Pheasant Hunt in Idaho

We want to tell you a story about four Marines and a coffee-industry pioneer, on a ranch in Idaho. Add to the cast of characters a renowned hunter, a ranch manager, and a Vietnam veteran. Dogs, ducks, pheasants, and quail

Kreger Horse Ride 3

High-School Senior Offers Equine Therapy to Veterans

Earlier this month, a young woman reached out to Freedom Alliance for help with her senior project. Jessica Kreger attends a public charter school, Franklin Academy, in Wake Forest, North Carolina. For her school’s special assignment, she wanted to give

Bar 101 Dove Hunt 2015_4

Dove Hunt Provides Outdoor Sport for Amputees

Freedom Alliance gathered seven injured combat veterans for a late-season dove hunt this fall. Bringing together service members, friends or strangers, for a couple of days of low-stress, outdoor activity, good food and good fellowship, makes for a transformative experience.

My dad, to me, will always be my hero and my role model…

“My dad, to me, will always be my hero and my role model,” says David Smith, a college student at Chattahoochee Technical College in a new on-line video from Freedom Alliance. The video pays tribute to America’s fallen heroes from

Tunnel to Towers 2015_2

Hero’s Son Attends Tunnel to Towers 5K

On an early Sunday morning in late September, 30,000 people from all over met at the mouth of the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to make their way together to the site of the World Trade Center. This annual 5K memorializes the

Cyprus Creek 2015_4

Fall Deer and Hog Hunt in South Carolina

Coming to Cypress Creek is like walking in a Southern dream. With fields of cotton, handsome plantations, and live oaks swathed in Spanish moss, the town of Estill, South Carolina, is the ideal setting for a hunting lodge. Lucky for

Lower Salmon River 8

Scout Snipers Raft Idaho’s Salmon River

The very generous Henggeler Family, who has continuously donated to Freedom Alliance to meet the needs of veterans, recently helped us sponsor an outstanding vacation to the Lower Salmon River on the Washington-Idaho border. Franz Henggeler even came along for

Florida Keys Fishing 1

Freedom Alliance Beneficiary Gives Back

Not long ago, a medically retired operator with the Marine Corps Special Operations Command (MARSOC) came away from an outdoor Freedom Alliance event with a revelation. Nick Kefalides instantly understood the therapeutic advantage in the seemingly simple formula: veterans +

Wyoming Double E 4

Heroes’ Retreat in the American West

After much planning and expectation, the Freedom Alliance staff could hardly wait for the date of the Wyoming retreat to come around. When the calendar finally caught up, they had their bags packed, ready to dash off to the airport.

Grouper Grapple 2015_7

Veterans Honored Guests at 3rd Annual Grouper Grapple

Once again, Freedom Alliance had the extraordinary privilege of being benefitted by the Grouper Grapple tournament in Fort Meyers Beach, Florida, this August. Being the third annual tournament, the 2015 Grouper Grapple and its charitable sponsors allowed Freedom Alliance to


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