Wounded warrior Matthew Pennington to appear Sept. 4 in conjunction with ‘Wall of Heroes’ campaign TYSONS CORNER, VA (Sept. 2, 2014) – As part of its summer-long campaign to honor America’s finest, Bennigan’s is hosting a special “Happy Hour with a Hero” at its Tysons Corner location on Thursday, Sept. 4. The guest of honor... Read More
The Coalition to Support America’s Heroes president and CEO David Walker was featured in USA Today’s article on PTSD and veterans’ mental health issues. Read here
October 5-8 event in San Diego will be transformative experience for wounded veterans LEESBURG, VA (June 16, 2014) – For the first time in its 10-year history, the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes (Coalition) will hold its signature event on the West Coast. The leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to rebuilding the lives of severely wounded... Read More
“War’s Elite Tough Guys, Hesitant to Seek Healing” (front page, June 6) puts a spotlight on a serious challenge facing the country: how to help the tens of thousands of returning veterans with psychic wounds.
This is Army Week, the 239th anniversary of the Army’s founding, and it offers an opportunity to recognize the extraordinary service of female veterans such as myself — 2.2 million and counting — and the unique challenges we face on active duty and after we leave the service. Read more.
WASHINGTON, DC (May 22, 2014) – The leader of one of the nation’s leading charities dedicated to serving combat-wounded veterans has been invited to speak prior to the start of the National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, DC. David Walker, CEO and president of the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes, will join several other high-profile... Read More
DALLAS, TX (May 22, 2014) – On March 27, 2012, a man walked into Bennigan’s in Borger, Texas, bought a beer and wrote a note in memory of a fallen soldier, his friend LTJG Frankie Toner. It was the third anniversary of Frankie’s death in Afghanistan, and the man asked that the beer and note... Read More
Race fans and television viewers of Sunday’s Coca- Cola 600 will be treated to a special thrill when Dana Bowman, a member of Team Fastrax, America’s Skydiving Team, parachutes into the Charlotte Motor Speedway prior to the race. Bowman, a retired Special Forces Soldier and former member of the U.S. Army’s elite parachute team, the... Read More
U.S. Army Sgt. Darren Downing was critically injured during a 2012 deployment to Afghanistan. Throughout his arduous six months of recovery and therapy at Walter Reed Medical Center, his girlfriend Brook put her life on hold and stayed by Downing’s side. “She went through just as much as I did coming back home, if not... Read More
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 its Board of Directors has elected Lt. Col. Thomas J. Orlowski as its new chairman. The position was previously held by David Walker, who remains on the... Read More