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Veterans’ Families Go Off the Beaten Path in Alaska






As part of John Hall’s Alaska Tours and thanks to our Poppy’s Wish Heroes’ Vacation, Freedom Alliance was able to give five veterans and their families a very rare and phenomenal experience: a deep-country expedition into our nation’s largest, pristine






Carlos's Colorado Retreat 1

A Refuge on the Fourth






For many combat veterans, fireworks are a cause of stress rather than celebration. This is the case for Carlos, a medically retired Army soldier and friend of Freedom Alliance.   Carlos attended our Alaskan fishing trip last year, and we’ve






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Fourth Annual Scholarship Student Retreat






One of the most emotional occasions happens each year when the Freedom Alliance Scholarship recipients make their journey to Arlington National Cemetery to honor the parents who have died in service to our country. This year was no different, with






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Texas de Brazil Gives to Freedom Alliance






Texas de Brazil, a Brazilian-American steakhouse restaurant chain, has kindly donated to Freedom Alliance so that we can host monthly troop appreciation dinners at any of their 37 restaurants around the country.   Called a “churrascaria” in Brazil, the steakhouse






Poppy's Wish Disneyland 2015

Celebrating 20 Years of Corps Service at Disneyland






Patriot and Freedom Alliance donor Jill Atterbury gave an endowment gift to our organization to fund vacations for service members who desperately need a getaway. She named the gift “Poppy’s Wish,” after her father, Malcom—the beloved actor and her “Poppy.”






USA Clay Shoot 2015_4

Capital Area Sporting Clay Tournament






Each year, for their annual sporting clay tournament, the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) kindly asks Freedom Alliance to contribute a team of active, retired, or wounded military service members.   This is always a much-looked-forward-to event, which takes place in






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Bowfishing at Gwynn Island






At the urging of a Freedom Alliance donor, and through their various connections, we recently had the pleasure of introducing a new sport to three combat veterans: stingray bowfishing.     The overpopulation of stingrays in the Chesapeake Bay waters






Bowling Night 1

Bowling with Veterans’ Families






One very special family, which has remained close to Freedom Alliance, was soon preparing to move to Idaho and away from our existing sphere of service in Colorado Springs. Although we will keep in touch with them no matter where






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River Rafting with Polytrauma Vets






As requested, the Freedom Alliance team made good on the promise to take our friends from the VA hospital in Richmond, Virginia, river rafting as soon as the weather permitted. Unfortunately, the day chosen turned out to be chilly and






Royal Gorge Rodeo 3

Soldiers’ Families Attend Rodeo with Freedom Alliance






The Royal Gorge Rodeo in Cañon City, Colorado, was the destination for Freedom Alliance, which was hosting two soldiers and their families.     Bradley and Jeff, two honorable veterans, have participated in some of our hunts in the past.






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