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.
To promote the welfare of blinded veterans so that, notwithstanding their disabilities, they may take their rightful place in the community and work with their fellow citizens toward the creation of a peaceful world. * To preserve and strengthen a spirit of fellowship among blinded veterans so that they may give mutual aid and assistance to one another. * To maintain and extend the institution of American freedom and encourage loyalty to the Constitution and laws of the United States and of the states in which they reside.
The purposes of the corporation shall be: to perpetuate the Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., and the memory of all the men and women who have served our country as members of the Armed Forces; the further object of this organization shall be patriotic, educational, social, and for service; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States; to educate our members and others not to divulge military, naval, or other Government information; to assist in veterans’ ceremonies, to attend patriotic rallies and meetings; to foster true democracy; to care for the unsupported mothers who gave their sons to the service of the Nation; to aid in bringing about recognition of the need of permanent civilian defense for each community and to ever be alert against invasion of un-American activities; to uphold the American institutions of freedom, justice, and equal rights, and to defend the United States from all enemies
The Combat Wounded Coalition’s mission is to inspire combat-wounded warriors to overcome through pride, power, purpose, and peace.
The Combat Wounded Coalition™ is a Non-Profit Organization that inspires combat wounded warriors to Overcome through four program pillars – Pride – Power – Purpose and Peace.
Freedom Alliance is an educational and charitable organization whose mission is to advance the American Heritage of freedom by honoring and encouraging military service, defending the sovereignty of the United States, and promoting a strong national defense.