Coalition in the News
Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes Names Rob Jones to Board of Directors
Double-amputee U.S. Marine Corps Veteran to bring unique experiences and perspective to new leadership role with leading not-for-profit organization READ MORE
Walker Delivers Keynote during Veterans Day Event
Walker spoke on the sacrifice made by veterans everywhere and the toll that service to the country takes on both the service member and their family. READ MORE
Coalition President Presents at Virginia Board of Supervisors Meeting
David Walker shares the Coalition’s mission and more READ MORE
Coalition Launches Grateful Nation Fund To Support Families of Kabul Airport Bombing Victims
Anonymous donor taps Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes to provide funds in honor of 13 KIA servicemembers READ MORE
Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes Named Among ‘2022 Best Non-Profits To Work For’
Veterans group among Top 5 of 50 ranked organizations in national survey READ MORE
NAPE Awards $85,000 Grant to Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes
Veterans organization receives funding for new ‘America’s Little Helpers’ program READ MORE
Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes Mourns Passing of Chief Ambassador, Major General Jack Singlaub
War hero and long-standing board member passes at age of 100. READ MORE
John Singlaub, American Commando and Leader, Dies at 100
Major General (Retired) John Singlaub, a legendary commando who left his impact on the U.S. special operations community, passed away aged 100. READ MORE
Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes Receives 2021 Hire Vets Medallion Award from U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recognized the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes(Coalition) as one of the 849 recipients of the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during a virtual award ceremony presented by U.S. Department of Labor. READ MORE
Mary Herrera on the Veteran Voice podcast airing on KRDO Radio. Mary’s segment starts at 15:45- Hear it HERE.
Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes sponsors end of summer Palooza for military families at Fort Leonard Wood
The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes announced Monday that it will once again join with Blue Star Families of Missouri to help distribute non-perishable foods and hygiene products to active-duty and veteran military families living in and around Fort Leonard Wood. Read more
2 weeks’ worth of food given to military families at JEB Little Creek
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes collaborated Friday with Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek to give our two weeks’ worth of food to 150 military families. Read more.
Walker: The Grim Aftermath of War
Memorial Day calls us to remember the sacrifices of our fellow Americans who put their lives on the line to defend our freedoms —and often pay a high price for their courage.Read more.
The Coalition and the “Wounded Warrior Experience”
The program examines transitional issues confronted by combat wounded veterans upon their return to the states. This year’s program focuses primarily on mental health. See it all HERE
800 southern Colorado veterans receive meals for a week – Colorado Springs, Colorado
2 news stories about the Coalition’s efforts in Colorado– HERE and HERE
Food distribution supports airmen, families during quarantine at Whiteman Air Force Base
Blue Star Families held its second food distribution event for military families in partnership with The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes (Coalition) and Feed The Children. Read more…
The Coalition Sponsors Hunger Relief for Military Families
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Hear from our veteran staff member, Mary Jessie Herrera and a fellow veteran on how the isolation and adverse conditions of COVID-19 virus are affecting our injured servicemembers.
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“How you can help injured veterans during the covid-19 pandemic” – AZTV 7
Hear from our veteran staff member, Mary Jessie Herrera, on how this crises is affecting our veterans. Watch Video…
Staying in Communication with Veterans During this Crisis
“What you can do to support wounded veterans during the coronavirus pandemic” – Great Day Washington – 9 WUSA Watch Video…
Veteran’s Caregiver Alliance Launches
Caregivers to Combat-Wounded Veterans Are Focus of Unique Service Launched by the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes
Veteran’s Caregiver Alliance created exclusively to meet the needs of often-overlooked heroes. Read more…
Combat-Wounded Veterans Gather for Heroes Freedom Weekend
Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes hosts 34 married couples at extraordinary event in New York City Sept 27-Oct. 1. Read more…
Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes Awards $25,000 Grant to Madison Fields Commercial Greenhouse Project
Donation to provide therapeutic support for combat-wounded veterans with PTSD and other intellectual and developmental disabilities presented Sept. 25. Read more…
Op-Ed: The True Meaning of Patriot Day
Joe Torrillo was a lieutenant with the New York City Fire Department, on limited duty because of a severe injury, when he saw the plane fly into the South Tower of the World Trade Center on 9/11. Read more…
Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes Awards $7,500 Grant to Combat Veteran Homelessness
LEESBURG, Va. (Sept. 10, 2018) – 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 presented a $7,500 grant to Wounded Warrior Homes (WWH) of San Marcos, Calif. Read more..
Wounded Veterans to Parachute Onto Jacksonville Beach for Never Quit Warrior Challenge
JACKSONVILLE, FL (June 2, 2015) – Participants and spectators at this weekend’s Never Quit Warrior Challenge are in for a special thrill as six American heroes parachute onto Jacksonville Beach on Saturday afternoon, June 6. The group, which includes six representatives of the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes, will also be competing in various physical challenges throughout the day. Read More…
Page Named to Board of Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes
LEESBURG, VA (April 20, 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 War on Terror, announced today that it has elected Chief Master Sgt. Stephen Page (U.S. Air Force – Ret.) to its Board of Directors. Read More.
Double Amputee to Parachute into ‘Fore Our Troops’ Golf Tournament at Lansdowne
LEESBURG, VA (April 13, 2015) – Participants in a charity golf tournament this Friday are in for a special thrill as Dana Bowman, a member of Team Fastrax, America’s Skydiving Team, parachutes into the Lansdowne Resort golf course with the American flag waving proudly behind. Read More.
BLOG- Rob Jones- The 5th Floor
After my condition stabilized, I was transferred to the fifth floor of the hospital, onto Ward 5 East. The fifth floor was where all of us wounded guys went to heal, and would be my home for the next month. Remembering it now, it seems like it lasted closer to four months. Unfortunately, I had separated from Daniel at this point. Read More.