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Honoring Gold Star Wives

Over 97% of those killed in action are men, leaving mothers, who earn on average less than $50,000 per year, with the financial responsibilities of raising a family.

Life After Loss: Red Poppy Flower

The red poppy flower has remained a constant symbol of death, life and remembrance since World War I. Serving as a representation of remembrance, the flower encourages us to honor those who have passed away to protect all that we love.

Partner Spotlight: K&N Engineering

Along with the help of partners like K&N Engineering, Fallen Patriots is changing the lives of those left behind in the most positive way, allowing children to achieve a career path that they desire through a college education.

Finding Happiness

Children of Fallen Patriots strives to be part of the healing process that eventually brings a sense of happiness to surviving military families.

Honoring Womens History Month

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation honors all women who have served our great nation. Their work to create change has allowed future generations of women to achieve tremendous success without resistance.

Hannah Davis: Love Lives On

With the love of her father and Fallen Patriots help, Hannah has overcome tremendous challenges and achieved a noteworthy milestone in her life.

Youngblood Family: Love Lives On

It was love at first sight when Travis and Laura Youngblood met while both serving as combat medics in the military.

Honoring Black History Month

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation honors the history and culture of all Americans. In honor of Black History Month, it is time to celebrate the achievements and selfless acts of our African American compatriots.

History of Four Chaplains Day

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation honors the selfless acts that our fallen patriots and their families have practiced. Soldiers that have died in the line of duty acted on the ultimate selfless act, sacrificing their lives for our continued freedom. A day to honor selfless acts is known as Four Chaplains Day, celebrated on February 3rd.

New Year, New Hope: Katie Zimmermann

Katie Zimmermann’s dad, William J. Zimmermann, served in the Army National Guard and ultimately passed away in a helicopter crash.  Katie was only two years old when he died. 

New Year, New Hope: Davilyn Castro

Davilyn is the first person in her entire family to attend a university. She hopes to graduate college and do something she loves.  

Top 16 Moments in 2016

Fallen Patriots continues to actively strive to ensure a future education for surviving military children in 2017 and beyond.

Credit Suisse’s Holiday Charity Initiative

Credit Suisse’s Holiday Charity Initiative will help the growing demands on Fallen Patriots to ensure access to education by college-bound children who have lost a parent in the line of duty.

Making Their Dreams Possible: Calder Felipe

Calder Felipe was only 3-years-old when her dad died in a B-1 Crash over West, TX. She believes her dad would be most proud of her for following in his footsteps and attending USAFA.