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Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) Memorial Foundation Appoints General Joseph L. Votel, U.S. Army (Ret.) to Board of Directors

Former battlefield leader in the Global War on Terrorism will continue life of public service by working for a GWOT Memorial on the National Mall Today the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation announced that General Joseph L. Votel, U.S. Army (Ret.), will join the Foundation’s Board of Directors. General Votel is a retired U.S. […]

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Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation Appoints Rev. Dr. Darius Holland to Board of Advisors

Chaplain and Former NFL Lineman Brings Faith Outlook and Leadership Qualities to the Foundation Today the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) Memorial Foundation announced that Reverend Doctor Darius Holland will join the Foundation’s Board of Advisors.. Holland is a pastor of over twenty years and an Army Captain. Prior to entering the military, Holland played […]

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Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation Appoints Erica Jeffries Purdo to Board of Advisors

Former Army officer will bring leadership and experience gleaned in military, state government, and private sector roles Today the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation announced that Erica Jeffries Purdo will join the Foundation as a member of the Board of Advisors. Jeffries Purdo is the North America Pharmacy Leader for the Strategic Customer Group […]

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Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation Remembers Board Member Edwin “Spike” Wahlen

It is with great sadness that the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation announces the loss of Board member Edwin “Spike” Wahlen. Spike passed away on July 9th after battling acute myeloid leukemia. A Board Member since 2019, Spike worked tirelessly on behalf of the Foundation to help create a space where we, as a […]

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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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