Patton Veterans Project Receives $5,000 Grant from Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes

LEESBURG, VA (Feb. 3, 2015) – The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes (Coalition), a leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to rebuilding the lives of severely wounded veterans of the global War on Terror, today announced the awarding of a $5,000 grant to the Patton Veterans Project, Inc. The grant will help fund a therapeutic filmmaking workshop for wounded veterans planned for Fort Stewart, GA, in early February. The Patton Veterans Project uses therapeutic filmmaking to help veterans and military families cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Their collaborative I Was There film workshops enable veterans to connect with one another, make sense of their traumatic experiences and substantially reduce their symptoms of PTSD. “We believe every veteran’s story matters and deserves to be understood, and that READ MORE…

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Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes Awards $5,000 Grant to Our Military Kids

LEESBURG, VA (Jan. 26, 2015) – The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes (Coalition), a leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to rebuilding the lives of severely wounded veterans of the global War on Terror, today announced the awarding of a $5,000 grant to Our Military Kids. The grant will enable more than 10 children of wounded veterans to enjoy the extracurricular activities of their choosing, which otherwise would not have been financially viable for the families. “We are so grateful for the Coalition’s support, which will go directly toward helping the children of true American heroes,” said Linda Davidson, co-founder and Executive Director of Our Military Kids, Inc. “We’ve learned over the years that one of the best ways to serve our veterans is by helping to READ MORE…

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Coalition Hires New Manager of Community Relations

LEESBURG, VA (Dec. 11, 2014) – The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes (Coalition), a leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to rebuilding the lives of severely wounded veterans of the War on Terror, announced today that Brandon Boyd has been hired as its new Manager of Community Relations. He replaces Jil Hinds, who relocated to Atlanta this summer and now serves in the Coalition’s field operations. Boyd is a combat-wounded veteran of the United States Army. While on deployment in Iraq in 2008, Brandon suffered a severe TBI, T10 paraplegic and PTSD. After retiring from the Army, Brandon worked at the Pentagon and the Mark Center as the COOP, Emergency Manager and Assistant Security Manager for the Department of Defense. In July 2014, Brandon left the government READ MORE…

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