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FASF Retreat 2014_1

FASF Students Visit Arlington Cemetery

Fourteen sons and daughters of our country’s fallen heroes attended this year’s Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund (FASF) Weekend Retreat. For some participants, this was their first retreat, while for others it was a return trip. Even so, for all it

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USA Honors Vets at Sporting Clay Competition

For four years now, the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) has partnered with Freedom Alliance to include wounded service members in their annual Capital Area Sporting Clay Shoot at Queenstown, Maryland. The tournament features 25 different shooting stations to be exercised

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Injured Vets Prove Mettle on Alaskan Seas

This is the story of an Alaskan saltwater fishing trip, one event of many in the Freedom Alliance Outdoor Adventures series. But more to the heart of the occasion, this is the story of six men who share something in

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Richmond Polytrauma Takes On Rapids

Freedom Alliance organized a fun and challenging outing for 10 patients and staff of the polytrauma unit at Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Hospital in Richmond, Virginia. Riverside Outfitters helped us take the polytrauma patients for a scenic rafting excursion on

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Nags Head Vacations for Vets

A big-hearted supporter and patriot, Maggie Provine gave Freedom Alliance three weeks’ use of her ocean-front beach house in Nags Head to provide much-needed vacations for wounded military families. It didn’t take long to find three deserving service members who

Shannon Zangas

Meet our 2014 Scholarship Ambassador

Two years ago Freedom Alliance launched our Scholarship Ambassador project which provides our scholarship recipients an opportunity to spend three-months working at Freedom Alliance headquarters. This summer we are proud to have Shannon Zangas with us for the summer. She’s working hard helping

Visit with Army Vet Being Treated for TBI

Carlos, an army veteran, recently traveled to Boulder, Colorado, to receive hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) for his traumatic brain injury. He sustained the brain trauma while deployed to Iraq, during which he experienced multiple blasts from explosive devices. Although HBOT

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Trackchair for Kansas Marine

It was a phenomenal day for all who gathered to recognize Matt, a Marine, who, during his third deployment to Afghanistan, lost both his legs and fractured his pelvis while serving our country. After several surgeries and then rehabilitation, he

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Annual Smith Mt. Lake Fishing Retreat

Since 2011 the members of the Smith Mountain Stripers Club (SMSC) of Moneta, Virginia, has graciously donated fishing excursions to Freedom Alliance for the enjoyment of injured combat veterans. For the fourth annual spring trip to Smith Mountain Lake, the

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Special Send-off for Marine Amputee

It was a bittersweet occasion when Freedom Alliance held a dinner for combat vets who had all sacrificed limbs in defense of our country. Along with family members, the amputees gathered at Black’s Bar and Kitchen in downtown Bethesda, Maryland,


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