Fayetteville, NC 28303
We are a group of veterans working to empower others to turn their stories of struggle into stories of success. Although that journey takes on a different form for each unique situation and participation in any of our programs is completely voluntary, the goal remains the same… to connect veterans with the resources they need, help them successfully find employment to support their families, and encourage them to give back to the
Mission: 4 Freedom Equestrian Team was established to increase public awareness of the needs and sacrifices of the United States Armed Forces. We ride to honor the men and women of the United States military for their outstanding accomplishments, courage, and dedication to our country as well as our nation’s veterans, POW’s, and MIA’s for the sacrifices they have made. We are the land of the free because of the brave
Results: We have helped countless veterans who battle with daily struggles…through our all volunteer equine assisted therapy program. We are one of few organizations who takes our horses to the veterans completely free of charge, to be part of a PTSD program at the Dayton VAMC. We have also brought joy and comfort to veterans and visitors at the Community Living Center on the grounds of the Dayton VA. With the help of our horses, we have saved lives and have been given an amazing opportunity to help the men and women who have fought for this great country!
Able Forces currently supports contract in 7 states and provides employment and direct employment placement to our Wounded, Ill, and Injured veterans. Our employee’s and the warriors we serve to support our employment needs in positions such as Subject Matter Experts, Intelligence Analysts, Program Managers, Quality Assurance Technicians, and Test Engineers. We are currently supporting 8 Federal contracts, 7 are DoD, with 4 being at the highest security level.
To support airmen and enhance the air force mission by relieving emergency financial distress, helping airmen and their families achieve their educational goals, and improving their quality of life through proactive community programs. In 2014, the society provided over $16. 9 million in direct support to airmen.
Programs: Education assistance – the General Henry Happ” Arnold education grant program provides needs-based educational grants to children and spouses of active duty, retired, and deceased airmen, helping them to realize their education goals. In 2014, the society awarded over $6. 0 million in grants to 2,714 students to help pay for college. In addition, the society awards merit-based scholarships for the highest-achieving incoming freshmen. Selection is based on a student’s cumulative gpa, sat/act scores, transcripts, activities, and a written essay on a specific topic chosen by the society. In 2014, the society awarded 15 $5,000 scholarships, equating to an additional $75,000 in additional educational support to air force families.
AMVETS (American Veterans) is the nation’s most inclusive Congressionally-chartered veterans service organization, representing the interests of 20 million veterans. AMVETS is open to and fighting for all who honorably served in the United States military, including the Reserve and Guard. With more than 250,00 members nationwide, we are veterans serving veterans.
AMVETS Mission Statement: To enhance and safeguard the entitlements for all American Veterans who have served honorably and to improve the quality of life for them, their families, and the communities where they live through leadership, advocacy and services.
Army Emergency Relief (AER) was organized as a private nonprofit organization in February 1942 to provide emergency financial assistance to U.S. Army Soldiers (both active duty and retirees) and their eligible family members.