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Honoring Purple Heart Day

Today, Fallen Patriots honors more than 1.8 million combat-wounded Purple Heart recipients.

Why We Serve: Emily Williams

Emily Williams’ father passed away due to long-term illness as a result of serving in the Army. 

Preparing for college over the summer

Preparing for college over the summer

Summer is here and we know we have many scholars already making preparations to take the next big step in their life. As classes approach, it is important to make a list of all the things that need to be done before making the big move.

Serving Scholars Across the Nation

A college education is not only crucial for success today, but also an opportunity for students to learn valuable life lessons they will carry with them for the rest of their lives. 

Freedom Isn't Free

In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice and those who risk their lives today so that we may continue to live in freedom, Fallen Patriots salutes you.

Honoring Fallen Fathers

Honoring Fallen Fathers

Fallen Patriots scholar, Johanna Walker’s dad, Colonel Cliff Walker, died saving her little brother from drowning. Her dad’s sacrifice showed her the depth of love and the courage in sacrifice.

Honoring David C. Canegata

Honoring David C. Canegata

David C. Canegata III died when his Black Hawk Helicopter crashed from enemy fire during Operation Iraqi Freedom. 

Hannah Davis: Educational Counseling

Not only is a college education crucial to success today, but the entire college experience can teach students valuable life lessons, aid in maturity and introduce them to people who can influence their lives forever. 

Elizabeth O'Hare: College Education

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation works to give Gold Star families hope and opportunity, especially the opportunities that come with a college education. 

Kelly McHugh: Fundamental Needs

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation works to support the children of military men and women who have selflessly made the ultimate sacrifice, their life. An average college students’ fundamental needs include living quarters, books, a laptop and mode of transportation to and from class. 

Future History Maker: Elicia Carter

Future History Maker: Elicia Carter

Elicia Carter’s mom, Felicia Carter, served in the U.S Army. She passed away, leaving her daughter with only the memory of her to keep striving forward.

Katie O'Hare: Hug a GI Day

Katie O’Hare’s father, Raymond O’Hare, died while in test pilot school when a T-38 Talon training jet crashed. She was very young the day he passed, but she will never forget the day.

Celebrating Women's History Month

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation honors all women who have served our great nation. 

Clairissa Herrera: Hug a GI Day

Clairissa Herrera’s dad, Rocky Herrera, was killed by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan. Clairissa believes his sacrifice means that she gets to live another day in a free country, receive a great education and lead a successful life.

Selfless Acts: Peter Witt

Soldiers learn values of selfless service in detail during Basic Combat Training (BCT), from then on they live them every day in everything they do — whether they’re on the job or off. 

Selfless Acts: Eric McNulty

Eric McNulty was only 16-years-old when his father, Michael L. McNulty, was killed in Iraq. Michael gave his life doing what he thought he must to make the world a better place.