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For Father’s Day, remember our Global War on Terrorism dads and caregivers

Link to full article on fayobserver.comAuthored by Michael “Rod” Rodriguez and Isaia Vimoto Father’s Day, which is Sunday, is special for any man with children. But for those of us who have served in the military, the day takes on an entirely different — and special — significance. So, we honor them all. Between the […]

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Gold Star Columbus State University student ‘ruck walks’ the National Mall

Article by By Peter Zampa | Link to full article on graydc.com Gold star students are in Washington, D.C. this week seeing the sights and paying tribute to their parents who died serving the country. “Losing someone especially close to you – it’s really a lot harder than most people can anticipate,” said Kiki Patterson, a […]

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Tunnel to Towers Foundation Makes $1 Million Pledge to Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation

Generous Gift Will Help Plan and Construct Global War on Terrorism Memorial on the National Mall Today the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) Memorial Foundation announced that Tunnel to Towers Foundation has pledged $1 million to the Foundation, thus joining the GWOT Memorial Foundation’s Servant Leadership Council. Tunnel to Towers’gift will aid the Foundation’s mission […]

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Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation Appoints Shannon Slutman to Board of Advisors

Educator Committed to Honoring Global War on Terrorism Heroes Today the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation announced that Shannon Slutman has joined the Foundation’s Board of Advisors. Dr. Slutman is a Gold Star wife and mother of three daughters. A lifelong educator, Dr. Slutman has helped schools for over twenty years to utilize grants […]

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Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation Appoints Gold Star Father and Army Veteran Isaia Vimoto to Board of Directors

Retired Army Command Sergeant Major Will Bolster Foundation Efforts to Connect with Gold Star Families and Veterans Today the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation announced that U.S. Army Command Sergeant Major Isaia Vimoto (Ret.) who has served on its Board of Advisors for four years, has been appointed to the Foundation’s Board of Directors. […]

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Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation’s First-Ever “Ruck the Reserve” Event Celebrates Progress Toward Memorial on National Mall

Gold Star families, members of Congress, executive branch officials, veteran service organizations, and other allies unite to celebrate inclusive place of honor for America’s GWOT heroes On March 17th the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation (GWOTMF) held its inaugural “Ruck the Reserve” event on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Designed to reflect the […]

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Student Veterans of America Awards Inaugural Senator Bob Dole Continued Service Award to Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation

The award, named after the late Senator Bob Dole, honors the group’s efforts to build a new memorial on the National Mall for Post-9/11 veterans. Student Veterans of America (SVA) today presented the inaugural Senator Bob Dole Continued Service Award to the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation. The award was accepted by the group’s […]

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Michael Rodriguez Appointed President and CEO of the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation

Proven leader will head the Foundation at critical new juncture Today the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation announced that Michael “Rod” Rodriguez has been named the Foundation’s CEO and President. Rodriguez returns to the position of leading the Foundation which he held from March 2018 to September 2020 before taking a leave of absence […]

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Global War on Terrorism Heroes to Be Honored on National Mall

Gold Star Families and the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation Receive Bipartisan Support In 2015, the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) Memorial Foundation was formed as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation by a group of veterans, military spouses, and patriots to honor the service and sacrifice of all who served in the Global War on […]

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Americans Lack Basic Knowledge of Global War on Terrorism, New Research Shows

Survey also finds nearly two-thirds of Americans support the construction of a memorial to veterans of the Global War on Terrorism on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Contact: Stacey Finkel, media@gwotmf.org, 703-304-1377  An Ipsos survey commissioned by the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation, the congressionally-designated non-profit tasked with planning, funding, and coordinating efforts […]

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