Press Releases

In Survey, Freedom Alliance Scholarship Students Provide Their Opinions on Returning to College Campuses

Dulles, Virginia – Freedom Alliance is a charitable organization which supports our nation’s military families and injured service members. As part of our outreach, we award college scholarships for the […]

Freedom Alliance Names Virginia Tech Graduate Julia Morris as 2020 Scholarship Student Ambassador

Freedom Alliance, a charitable organization which supports our nation’s military families and injured servicemembers, has named Julia Morris, a 2020 graduate of Virginia Tech, as this year’s Scholarship Student Ambassador. Julia is one of 499 students who are currently receiving scholarships from Freedom Alliance.

Freedom Alliance Pledges $2 Million for College Scholarships

Freedom Alliance, a charitable organization supporting our nation’s military and injured service members, is accepting applications for college scholarships from the children of military heroes who gave life or limb for our country. This year Freedom Alliance will provide $2 million in college assistance for children of fallen or disabled troops.

Freedom Alliance Mourns the Death of Board Chairman Jerry Morris

Mr. Jerry Morris of Harrisonburg, Virginia died unexpectedly this week – on February 25, 2020 – at his seasonal home in Florida. He was 80 years old when our Lord called him home. Mr. Morris was a longtime supporter of Freedom Alliance, joining the organization shortly after our founding in 1990. He served on our Board of Directors since 2002 and as Chairman of the Board since 2015.

Freedom Alliance Awards $2.1 Million in College Scholarships

Freedom Alliance, an organization supporting our nation’s military families and wounded service members, awarded $2.1 million in college scholarships to 499 students in calendar year 2019.

Kilgannon to Serve on National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service

House Speaker Paul Ryan recently appointed Freedom Alliance President Tom Kilgannon to serve on the newly created National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service.

Record Number of Freedom Alliance College Scholarships

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Freedom Alliance Hits Record Number in College Scholarships Provided to Deserving Students DULLES, Va. – (Dec. 30, 2016) – Freedom Alliance, an organization which supports our nation’s […]

Retired Navy Chaplain to Receive DoF Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Retired Navy Chaplain to Receive Freedom Alliance’s Defender of Freedom Award Wes Modder to be Recognized for Exceptional Ministry to America’s Warriors and His Defense of Religious […]

Lake Lanier Excursion for Military Couples Held

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   GAINESVILLE, Ga. – (Aug. 15, 2016) Freedom Alliance, an organization that supports our nation’s injured service members, is set to host four combat veterans and their […]

Annual Fishing Tournament Benefits Injured Vets

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. – (Aug. 8, 2016) – Dozens of anglers are gearing up to reel in the big one during the 4th Annual Grouper Grapple Offshore Fishing Tournament, […]

Military Family Honored at 10th Annual Miami Valley Golf Classic

Media Contact: Althea Paul Vistra Communications 813.961.4700, ext. 204 AltheaP@ConsultVistra.com       The tournament has raised nearly $200,000 to assist injured veterans and their families   CENTERVILLE, Ohio – […]

Freedom Alliance Cruise Helps Restore Military Family

Media Contact: Althea Paul Vistra Communications 813.961.4700, ext. 204 AltheaP@ConsultVistra.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   ENTERPRISE, Ala. – (July 11, 2016) – Master Sgt. Pedro San-Miguel, his wife and their […]

4th of July: Injured Vet Given Customized Wheelchair

Media Contact: Althea Paul Vistra Communications 813.961.4700, ext. 204 AltheaP@ConsultVistra.com     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       FORT MYERS, Fla. – (July 1, 2016) – Freedom Alliance, an organization […]

Cincinnati Veteran Joins Inaugural Kenya Mission Trip

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Veteran and Cincinnati Resident Lends a Helping Hand in Kenya as Part of Freedom Alliance Inaugural Mission Trip   CINCINNATI, Ohio – (June 28, 2016) – […]

Camp Lejeune: Paralyzed Marine Vet to Receive Custom Wheelchair

Media Contact: Althea Paul Vistra Communications 813.961.4700, ext. 204 AltheaP@ConsultVistra.com     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE         CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.– (May 31, 2016) – Freedom Alliance, an organization […]

Military Care Package Drives at D.C. Chick-fil-A

Media Contact: Althea Paul Vistra Communications 813.961.4700, ext. 204 AltheaP@ConsultVistra.com     MEDIA ADVISORY     What:    As part of Military Appreciation Month, Freedom Alliance has partnered with local […]

Freedom Alliance Helps Service Member Heal with Alaskan Voyage

Media Contact: Althea Paul Vistra Communications 813.961.4700, ext. 204 AltheaP@ConsultVistra.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – (May 09, 2016) – Colorado Springs resident and medically retired […]

Honoring Local Service Member with Costa Rican Vacation

Media Contact: Althea Paul Vistra Communications 813.961.4700, ext. 204 AltheaP@ConsultVistra.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Freedom Alliance Honoring Local Injured Service Member with Adventurous Outdoor Costa Rican Vacation   Smith […]

Ft. Bliss Injured Service Members Enjoy Annual Dinner

Media Contact: Kendra Cummings Vistra Communications 813.961.4700, ext. 206 Kendra@ConsultVistra.com     MEDIA ADVISORY     WHAT: As part of its ongoing mission to honor military heroes, Freedom Alliance will […]

Motorized Surfboard to be Donated to Injured Vets

Media Contact: Althea Paul Vistra Communications 813.961.4700, ext. 204 AltheaP@ConsultVistra.com     MEDIA ADVISORY     WHAT: For the first time, Freedom Alliance is set to host up to 30 […]

Freedom Alliance Surpasses $10 Million in College Scholarships

Media Contact: Donnie Gallagher DonnieG@ConsultVistra.com Main: 813.961.4700 Ext. 208       DULLES, Va. – (Dec. 22, 2015) – Freedom Alliance, an organization which supports America’s military personnel and their […]

Amarillo Veteran, Paralytic to Receive Customized Wheelchair

Media Contact: Donnie Gallagher DonnieG@ConsultVistra.com Main: 813.961.4700 Direct: 813.321.3314   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Freedom Alliance partners with Amarillo VFW to honor local military hero   AMARILLO, Texas – […]

Organizations to Provide Holiday Meal to ATL Service Members

Media Contact: Kendra Cummings Vistra Communications 813.961.4700 Ext. 206 DonnieG@ConsultVistra.com   For Immediate Release MEDIA ADVISORY   Organizations Partner to Provide Annual Holiday Meal to Service Members at the USO […]

Fort Riley Appreciation Dinners: A Freedom Alliance Tradition

Media Contact: Donnie Gallagher Vistra Communications 813.961.4700, ext. 208 DonnieG@ConsultVistra.com   For Immediate Release                                                                                MEDIA ADVISORY     WHAT: For the eighth year in a row, Freedom Alliance is set […]

Freedom Alliance Provides Outdoor Therapy for Injured Vets

CINCINNATI, Ohio – Nov. 4, 2015 – Freedom Alliance, an organization that supports injured service members, will provide outdoor and hunting equipment to the Hunting for Heroes organization utilizing a […]

More Than 100 Military Families Receive Presents for Patriots

Media Contact: Donnie Gallagher DonnieG@ConsultVistra.com Main: 813.961.4700 Direct: 813.321.3314   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Presents for Patriots Program to Support More than 100 Military Families over the Holidays   Freedom […]

Rogue River Fishing Trip for Vets: Memories and Healing

Media Contact: Donnie Gallagher Vistra Communications 813.961.4700, ext. 208 DonnieG@ConsultVistra.com     GRANTS PASS, Ore. – (Oct. 13, 2015) – Eleven wounded service members from across the country will soon […]

Benefit for Service Members Lures Anglers to Tournament

Contact: Donnie Gallagher Vistra Communications Phone: 813.321.3314 DonnieG@ConsultVistra.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. – (Aug. 4, 2015) – More than 100 anglers are expected to cast a […]

Las Vegas: Veteran to Receive Customized Wheelchair

Media Contact: Donnie Gallagher DonnieG@ConsultVistra.com Main: 813.961.4700 Direct: 813.321.3314 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Freedom Alliance, an organization supporting our nation’s injured service members, is set to donate a customized, all-terrain wheelchair […]

Freedom Alliance Honors Veteran During Annual Golf Tournament

 Media Contact: Donnie Gallagher Vistra Communications 813.961.4700, ext. 208 DonnieG@ConsultVistra.com   As part of Freedom Alliance’s Support Our Troops program, Army Sgt. 1st Class Leonard Planer will receive an all-terrain […]

Freedom Alliance Appreciation Dinner at Texas de Brazil

Media Contact: Donnie Gallagher Vistra Communications 813.961.4700, ext. 208 DonnieG@ConsultVistra.com   MEDIA ADVISORY     WHAT: Freedom Alliance is set to host a special and intimate dinner for seven seriously […]

U.S. Bank and Freedom Alliance Honor USMC Corporal

News Release   Contact: Susan Beatty, U.S. Bank Corporate Communications (612) 303-9229, susan.beatty@usbank.com, @usbank_news     MINNEAPOLIS – (July 8, 2015) – U.S. Bank and Freedom Alliance will be donating […]

Veterans Set for Expedition in White River National Forest

Media Contact: Donnie Gallagher DonnieG@ConsultVistra.com Main: 813.961.4700 Direct: 813.321.3314   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       MEEKER, Colo. – (June 30, 2015) – Freedom Alliance is set to host four […]

Injured Service Members Travel to Lake Lanier for Therapy Trip

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   GAINESVILLE, Ga. – (June 22, 2015) – For the third year in a row, nonprofit organization Freedom Alliance is hosting a group of injured service members […]

Injured Veterans Strengthened by Alaskan Fishing Trip

Media Contact: Donnie Gallagher DonnieG@ConsultVistra.com Main: 813.961.4700 Direct: 813.321.3314   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     SITKA, Alaska – (May 27, 2015) – Freedom Alliance, a charitable organization that supports our […]

Heroes’ Vacation: Veteran Expedition Down James River

Media Contact: Donnie Gallagher DonnieG@ConsultVistra.com Main: 813.961.4700 Direct: 813.321.3314   MEDIA ADVISORY       What:   Freedom Alliance is hosting a white water rafting trip for a dozen injured service […]

MARINE VETERAN TO RECEIVE APOPKA MORTGAGE-FREE HOME

News Release  Contact: Amy Frantti, U.S. Bank Corporate Communications, (612) 303-0733, amy.frantti@usbank.com Brian A. Butler, Freedom Alliance, (813) 763-2007, brian@consultvistra.com     APOPKA, Fla. – (May 1, 2015) – U.S. […]

Costa Rica Vacation Honors 16 Injured Service Members

Media Contact: Donnie Gallagher DonnieG@ConsultVistra.com Main: 813.961.4700 Direct: 813.321.3314   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Fort Worth resident and wounded veteran participating in week-long tropical adventure   Fort Worth, Texas […]

Freedom Alliance Salutes Injured Veterans at Appreciation Dinner

Media Contact: Donnie Gallagher DonnieG@ConsultVistra.com Main: 813.961.4700 Direct: 813.321.3314                                                                            FABENS, Texas – (April  6, 2015) – Freedom Alliance is honoring approximately 300 military families […]

Amputee Veteran to Receive Custom Wheelchair During CPAC

Media Contact: Donnie Gallagher DonnieG@ConsultVistra.com Main: 813.961.4700 Direct: 813.321.3314 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C. – (Feb. 11, 2015) – Freedom Alliance, a charitable organization supporting military service members and their […]

Marine Corporal to Receive All-Terrain Trackchair in Fort Worth

Media Contact: Kendra Cummings Kendra@ConsultVistra.com Main: 813.961.4700 Direct: 813.321.3312   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     FORT WORTH, Texas – (Jan. 23, 2015) – Freedom Alliance, a military support charitable organization, […]

Injured Veteran on the Move Thanks to Custom Wheelchair Donation

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Freedom Alliance to Honor Veteran with Custom Wheelchair

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Injured Service Members Gear Up for Four-Day Rogue River Trip

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Tennessee USAF Hero to Receive Trackchair During Celebration

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Atlanta Service Members Enjoy Holiday Feast

Media Contact Donnie Gallagher Freedom Alliance O: 813.961.4700 Ext. 208 DonnieG@ConsultVistra.com For Immediate Release:                                                                                       What:   For the eighth year in a row, Freedom Alliance and the United Services […]

2nd Annual Grouper Grapple Benefits Injured Service Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Donnie Gallagher Vistra Communications Phone 813.321.3314 DonnieG@ConsultVistra.com Fort Myers Beach, Fla. – August 8, 2014:  The Second Annual Grouper Grapple Offshore Fishing Tournament is being held […]

Military Veteran to Receive Custom Wheelchair During Golf Tourney

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 July 21, 2014 Phone: 813.321.3314                                                                              Contact: Donnie Gallagher Fax: 813.961.4702                                                                              Donnieg@ConsultVistra.com Freedom Alliance honors disabled veteran with the organization’s third All-terrain […]

Nonprofit Provides Scholarships To Children Of Service Members

Phone: 813.961.4700                                                                              Contact: Donnie Gallagher Fax: 813.961.4702                                                                              DonnieG@ConsultVistra.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Freedom Alliance easing students’ financial burdens for upcoming school year   DULLES, Va. – June. 26, […]

FREEDOM ALLIANCE PARTNERS TO DONATE TUSCON HOME TO SERVICE MEMBER

News Release   Contact: Amy Frantti, U.S. Bank, (612) 303-0733, amy.frantti@usbank.com Brian Butler, Freedom Alliance (813) 763-2007, brian@consultvistra.com     TUCSON, Ariz. (May 22, 2014) – On Thursday, May 29, […]

Freedom Alliance Gives Local Hero Customized Wheelchair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                              April 22, 2014 Phone: 813.321.3314                                                                              Contact: Donnie Gallagher Fax: 813.961.4702                                                                              Donnieg@ConsultVistra.com     Freedom Alliance Gives Local Hero Customized Wheelchair   Kicks off […]

Fort Bliss Service Members’ Courage and Commitment Honored

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U.S. Bank and Freedom Alliance to Donate Home to Minnesota Veteran

Today, U.S. Bank in partnership with Freedom Alliance kicked off Veteran’s Day weekend by donating a home to a deserving injured military veteran in Minnetonka, Minn. MINNETONKA, Minn. – Nov. […]

Nonprofit Eases College Cost for Children of American Heroes

Freedom Alliance Now Offering Scholarships to Students for the 2013-2014 School Year  DULLES, Va. – Aug. 21, 2013 – Freedom Alliance, who has awarded over six million dollars in scholarships, […]

Injured USAF Staff Sergeant Hunts Bears in Canada

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. – June 4, 2013 – A Fort Walton Beach resident who is also an Air Force Staff Sergeant, departed for a bear hunt in British Columbia, […]

Freedom Alliance and Partner Offer Vacation Space to Vets

Freedom Alliance has partnered with GreatOceanCondos.com network to provide luxurious vacation condos to injured service members and their families. NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – March 29, 2013 – Freedom Alliance, […]

270 Scholarships Provided to Children of Military Heroes

DULLES, Va. – Nov. 7, 2013 – Freedom Alliance, an educational and charitable organization that supports military personnel and their families, has awarded college scholarships to 270 children of military […]

Freedom Alliance Scholarships for 2012-13 Academic Year Available

Oct. 30, 2012 – (Dulles, VA) – Children of severely injured or deceased veterans are eligible for college education scholarships offered by Freedom Alliance. With Veterans Day approaching, the organization […]

World Record Holder to Fundraise for Freedom Alliance

***MEDIA ADVISORY***   For more information, contact: Kendra Cummings Vistra Communications 813.961.4700 Kendra@ConsultVistra.com     WHAT: Three-time world record holder Greg Cochran of The Fitness Forum will pull a Chick-fil-A […]

Leadership Academy Grads: Becoming Tomorrow’s Leaders

Teenagers from across the United States participated in Military Leadership Academy held at Ft. Indiantown Gap, PA INDIANTOWN GAP, Penn. – July 31, 2012 – Freedom Alliance’s Military Leadership Academy […]

North Central Students Graduate from Leadership Academy

Cadets Madison and Tristen Harper Attends Military Leadership Camp    (Dulles, VA) – Carney residents and local high school students, Madison and Tristen Harper, have successfully completed the Freedom Alliance […]

Hylton High Student Graduates from Military Leadership Academy

Cadet Kaleb Zavala Attends Military Leadership Camp    (Dulles, VA) – Woodbridge, Virginia resident and local high school student, Kaleb Zavala has successfully completed the Freedom Alliance Military Leadership Academy, […]

Students to Gain Leadership Skills During Summer Camp

Military Leadership Academy Held in Ft. Indiantown Gap June 17-30  June 05, 2012 – FT. INDIANTOWN GAP, PA– Freedom Alliance is set to host the second Military Leadership Academy (MLA) […]

Freedom Alliance Holds Graduation for Youth Leaders

Second Military Leadership Academy of Summer Held in Ft. Indiantown Gap July 8-21 INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – June 29, 2012 – Freedom Alliance Military Leadership Academy (MLA) will hold graduation […]

Honoring Service Members at Fort Riley Appreciation Dinner

June 07, 2012 – FORT RILEY, KANSAS– On Friday, June 22, Freedom Alliance is set to host a special dinner for the Warrior Transition Unit at Fort Riley, Kansas. The […]

Freedom Alliance Scholarships for Children of Military Heroes

Freedom Alliance Provides scholarships for the Sons and Daughters of Military Heroes. Students are eligible if they are the dependent son or daughter of a U.S. Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Marine […]

Military Leadership Academy Now Recruiting High School Students

Freedom Alliance Provides an Exciting, Challenging and Rewarding Summer Leadership Academy Experience INDIANTOWN GAP, Penn. – May 8, 2012 – Registration is now open for Freedom Alliance’s Military Leadership Academy […]

Smith Mountain Lake Activities for Injured Service Members

May 07, 2012 – SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE, VA – Freedom Alliance is set to host another “Salute to Our Heroes” retreat May 23-26. This is the second consecutive year that […]

Freedom Alliance to Host Troop Appreciation Dinner

April 30, 2012 – COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA– On Friday, May 11, Freedom Alliance is set to host a special dinner in Columbia, South Carolina. The Troop Appreciation Dinner will honor […]

Injured Service Members Honored During Tampa Appreciation Dinner

Freedom Alliance Sponsors Special Dinner for Tampa’s Most Seriously Injured Veterans from the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital March 19, 2013 – TAMPA, FL– On Friday, March 22, Freedom Alliance […]

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