CSAH Awards $6,500 Grant to Purdue University for Flight-Training Program

The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes (Coalition) today announced that it has awarded a $6,500 grant to enable a combat-wounded veteran to participate in an innovative flighttraining program offered by Purdue University. Purdue’s Able Flight Program provides seven weeks of intensive flight instruction and ground training led by aviation professionals with significant industry experience. The...
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Coalition’s Daughenbaugh Promoted to Vice President

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 Donny Daughenbaugh has been promoted to Vice President of Field Operations, Eastern Region. He has served as the Coalition’s Assistant Vice President and a national spokesperson since...
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CSAH Awards $10,000 Grant to Expand Veteran Job Opportunities through IVET

With the current unemployment rate among new veterans aged 18-24 averaging a whopping 17.9 percent nationwide, and nearly 30% in some areas, the need for transitional guidance from military to civilian careers is acute. And as the nation winds down its military presence in Afghanistan and Iraq, veteran unemployment will only escalate if something isn’t done. Recognizing this urgent...
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BBQ Fundraiser Kicks Off Cross-Country Bike Trip by Wounded Warrior and Paralympian Rob Jones

During his 2012 deployment to Afghanistan, Marine combat engineer Rob Jones was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED), resulting in double above-knee amputations of both his legs. On Monday, July 8th, Rob and his partner, Oksana Masters, won the U.S. Para-Rowing Championships in Princeton, NJ, qualifying them to represent the USA at the World...
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Final Salute, Inc Receives $5,000 Grant to Provide Housing for Homeless Female Veterans

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, today awarded a $5,000 grant to Final Salute, Inc., to provide transitional housing for homeless female veterans and their children. Founded in 2010 by Jaspen “Jas” Boothe, who served in...
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