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Never Forget: SMSgt Jeremy Nelson

Katelyn Nelson’s dad, SMSgt Jeremy Nelson, joined the Air Force and after that all of his choices were for his country and his family.

Military Appreciation Month

Military Appreciation Month

During Military Appreciation Month, Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation is reminded of the honor and privilege it is to be an influential part of scholars’ journeys. This awareness month, celebrates our graduating seniors while also honoring the fallen and their surviving spouses. 

PTSD Awareness: The Soldier

After a traumatic event, most people have painful memories. For many people, the effects of the event fade over time. But for others, the memories, thoughts and feelings don't go away - even months or years after the event is over.

Month of the Military Child

Fallen Patriots celebrates the bravery of Gold Star children during Month of the Military Child. Gold Star children have had to endure immeasurable sacrifice, losing a parent. 

Hug a GI Day: Celebrating our fallen soldiers with virtual hugs

Hug a GI Day: Celebrating our fallen soldiers with virtual hugs

Since 1996, American citizens have identified March 4th as Hug a GI Day to honor and appreciate the services of the members in US military. In honor of Hug a GI Day, Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation, is collecting “virtual hugs” in the form of donations.

Fallen Patriots honors the "Hug Lady"

Fallen Patriots honors the "Hug Lady"

Elizabeth Laird, known as the “Hug Lady,” gave out more than 500,000 hugs before she died at the age of 83 after a long battle with breast cancer.  

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.