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Jan
15
SSG Alex Viola Foundation Makes Record-Setting Donation to Military Organizations for 5th Year In a Row
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The SSG Alex Viola Foundation will donate a total of $90,000 to the Green Beret Foundation and the Special Operations Warrior Foundation in a 10am presentation January 23, at the Keller City Town Hall. Among those expected to attend will be SOWF Executive Vice President, Col. Sean Corrigan (Ret.) and Major General James G. Champion representing the Green Beret Foundation.

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Jan
09
Local Green Beret to Attend 2020 Reds Fantasy Camp
Thursday, January 09, 2020

The Reds Hall of Fame and Museum, in collaboration with the Cincinnati Chapter of the Green Beret Foundation, has selected retired Special Forces Green Beret Nick Brown to attend the Reds Fantasy Camp at the Reds Spring Training Facility in Goodyear, AZ from January 18-25, 2020. While the Reds organization has been a longtime supporter of hosting a veteran participant, this is the first time that a Green Beret veteran will be an honored guest.

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Jan
07
GREEN BERET FOUNDATION ESTABLISHES SGT. 1ST CLASS MATTHEW MCCLINTOCK MEMORIAL FUND
Tuesday, January 07, 2020

The Green Beret Foundation is proud to announce the establishment of the Sgt. 1st Class (SFC) Matthew McClintock Memorial Fund, which provides children of Special Forces soldiers with financial assistance for education expenses not covered by other resources and other additional unpredicted costs they face while enrolled in school. Financial assistance may be awarded to cover the expenses for both K-12 and post-secondary education. The Foundation is committed to serving the children of our nation’s Green Berets by providing access to funds and resources that alleviate the financial stress of the rising costs of education.

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Dec
19
Cincinnati Chapter of Green Beret Foundation Receives $100,000 Donation from Hatton Foundation
Thursday, December 19, 2019

For the second year in a row, the Cincinnati-based Hatton Foundation has given the Green Beret Foundation (GBF) a $100,000 donation to ignite support in 2020. The Hatton Foundation’s grant of $100,000 in 2019 enabled GBF to establish the Hatton Healing and Recovery Fund, which covers the cost of innovative therapies and devices for injured and ill Green Berets and their family members. The grant was initiated through the work of the Cincinnati Supporters of Green Beret Foundation and GBF board member Mrs. Fran Wesseling.

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Nov
04
2019 National Veterans Small Business Week
Monday, November 04, 2019

The U.S. Small Business Administration recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. As part of National Veterans Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others from all 50 states and U.S. territories. Every day, they’re working to grow small businesses, create 21st century jobs, drive innovation, and increase America’s global competitiveness.

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Jul
10
Retired Lieutenant General Ken Tovo Named Chairman of Green Beret Foundation
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The Green Beret Foundation (GBF) Board of Directors has elected retired Green Beret and former U.S. Army Special Operations Commander, Lieutenant General (LTG) Ken Tovo, as Chairman of the Foundation’s Board of Directors. He succeeds retired Major General (MG) Simeon Trombitas, who will continue to serve in an advisory role.

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Jun
21
The Green Beret Foundation and the Cleveland Indians are “Joining Forces” again in 2019!
Friday, June 21, 2019

The Cleveland Indians are providing a unique, all-expenses-paid trip for a Green Beret and his family to fly to Cleveland to enjoy a VIP experience at Progressive Field. The Joining Forces program joins a long list of programs in which the Indians and players and staff have supported the military. With the support of the Cleveland Indians and our donors, will you stand with us as we answer the call to be the Green Beret’s best advocate for the mission ahead?

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May
07
2019 Small Business Week
Tuesday, May 07, 2019

This week is National Small Business Week! The U.S. Small Business Administration recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others from all 50 states and U.S. territories. […]

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May
01
Green Beret Foundation Appoints Special Forces Veteran Brent Cooper as Executive Director
Wednesday, May 01, 2019

San Antonio, TX, May 1, 2019 – The Green Beret Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Brent Cooper as Executive Director, effective June 3, 2019. A former Green Beret with the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Brent brings to the table both a passion for service and the business acumen necessary to carry […]

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Apr
05
Green Beret Foundation Appoints Krista Simpson Anderson as Gold Star Liaison
Friday, April 05, 2019

The Green Beret Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting soldiers of the U.S. Army Special Forces and their families, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Krista Simpson Anderson as its Gold Star Liaison. In this role, Mrs. Anderson will represent the Foundation and assist Gold Star families within the Special Forces community nationwide.

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Mar
05
Q1 2019 Board of Directors Meeting
Tuesday, March 05, 2019

The Foundation recently held its empowering Board of Directors meeting with members – both old and new, which was extremely productive. We remain focused on growing our organization and continuing to make an impact on our community in the most positive of ways. We are currently in the process of hiring a new Executive Director […]

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Feb
14
Green Beret Foundation Collaborates with OutLaw Eyewear
Thursday, February 14, 2019

The Green Beret Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting Green Berets and their families as they re-transition to civilian life, is pleased to announce their collaboration with OutLaw Eyewear. OutLaw Eyewear has manufactured the SF-Crossed Arrows Aluminum fabricated Eye Protection sunglasses, designed in collaboration with the Foundation, specifically to meet the needs of active duty Green Berets, veterans and their supporters. OutLaw Eyewear will donate 10% of all sales directly to the Green Beret Foundation.

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Dec
05
Green Beret Foundation Appoints Charles A. Donabedian to Board Of Directors
Wednesday, December 05, 2018

The Green Beret Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting soldiers of the U.S. Army Special Forces and their families, is pleased to announce the appointment of Army Veteran, Charles A. Donabedian to its Board of Directors.

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Oct
26
Special Forces Veteran Kevin Flike Appointed to The Green Beret Foundation Board Of Directors
Friday, October 26, 2018

The Green Beret Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting soldiers of the U.S. Army Special Forces and their families, is pleased to announce the appointment of Retired Green Beret, SSG(R) Kevin Flike to its Board of Directors.

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Oct
01
Green Beret Foundation Appoints Fran Wesseling to Board Of Directors
Monday, October 01, 2018

The Green Beret Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting soldiers of the U.S. Army Special Forces and their families, is pleased to announce the appointment of Fran Wesseling to its Board of Directors.

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Jul
03
William Phipps’ Estate Grants $100K to Green Beret Foundation
Tuesday, July 03, 2018

William Phipps, a prolific actor with a TV and movie career that spanned over a half-century, has left behind $100,000 to the Green Beret Foundation. Most notably, William starred in 1950’s sci-fi films and voiced the original Prince Charming in “Cinderella.” William passed away on June 1 in Santa Monica at age 96, making him one of Hollywood’s oldest actors.

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Apr
30
2018 National Small Business Week
Monday, April 30, 2018

This week is National Small Business Week! The U.S. Small Business Administration recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others from all 50 states and U.S. territories. […]

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Nov
27
#GivingTuesday 2017
Monday, November 27, 2017

This #GivingTuesday, consider donating to the Green Beret Foundation, a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity, a 2017 Platinum Rated charity on GuideStar, a 2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit on GreatNonprofits, and an Approved Charity on the Combined Federal Campaign (#64397)! Ways to donate to the Green Beret Foundation this #GivingTuesday   Directly to GBF Make your online donation directly […]

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Nov
25
Support #SpecialForcesBusiness
Saturday, November 25, 2017

This November 25th, we want to share Small Business Saturday with you! It’s a holiday shopping tradition that celebrates small businesses like the many owned by Special Forces Veterans. You can help get the word out and celebrate Small Business Saturday by using #ShopSmall and #SpecialForcesBusiness on Facebook and all your social networks. If you’re […]

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May
26
Cleveland Indians announce ‘Joining Forces’ partnership with Green Beret Foundation
Friday, May 26, 2017

The Cleveland Indians are excited to announce a new military program: Cleveland Indians “Joining Forces” with the Green Berets. In partnership with the Green Beret Foundation, the Cleveland Indians will provide a unique, all-expenses-paid trip for a Green Beret and his or her family to fly to Cleveland to enjoy a VIP experience at Progressive Field.

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Apr
19
Prince George man completes 119-mile hike to raise money for foundation
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A Prince George man has completed his 119-mile, hiking part of the Appalachian Trail to raise money for wounded and fallen Green Berets and their families.

It took Johnny Mullen nine days to make his way from Springer Mountain, Georgia, to Wayha, North Carolina.

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Apr
07
Central VA veteran prepares to tackle Appalachian Trail for Green Beret Foundation
Friday, April 07, 2017

One foot in front of the other. One mile at a time.

That’s Johnny Mullen’s plan of attack, as he gears up to hike the Appalachian Trail.

“Walk for 50 (minutes), take a 10-minute break. Stop for lunch. I’m not there to set a land speed record. I’m there for fun,” said the Prince George County resident.

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Apr
06
Maj. Gen. Trombitas Takes Command as Chairman, Green Beret Foundation (GBF)
Thursday, April 06, 2017

The GBF Board of Directors has elected retired Green Beret and Special Operations Commander, Maj. Gen. Simeon Trombitas as Chairman.

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Feb
08
Business Leader Mark Copeland Joins Board of Directors at Green Beret Foundation
Wednesday, February 08, 2017

 The Green Beret Foundation is enthusiastic to welcome entrepreneur and business leader Mark Copeland as a new board member for the non-profit aimed at helping members of the U.S. Special Forces community and their families.

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Feb
08
Special Forces Soldier and GORUCK CEO Jason McCarthy Joins Board of Directors at Green Beret Foundation
Wednesday, February 08, 2017

The Green Beret Foundation is enthusiastic to announce that Jason McCarthy, Founder and CEO of GORUCK, has been appointed to the Green Beret Foundation’s board of directors.

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Dec
02
US Corporate Leaders Support Green Berets
Friday, December 02, 2016

An elite group of corporate leaders recently assembled as part of a special effort to support America’s “Quiet Professionals” – combat-experienced Green Berets and their families.

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Sep
02
American Business Needs Green Berets
Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Have you read what the private sector would find valuable in a Green Beret? Are you prepared for the transition out of the military? Have you already transitioned? Read this article by Colin Nagy, marketing guru of The Barbarian Group and super Green Beret Foundation ally, discussing what will make the Next Ridgeline important for […]

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Mar
20
Adventure Team Odyessy/MainNerve Will Race to Support the Green Beret Foundation
Friday, March 20, 2015

MainNerve, a privately held cybersecurity company, sponsors team to honor charity that supports Special Forces and their families. March 20, 2015 – Colorado Springs, CO. MainNerve announced today it will be sponsoring the Odyssey/MainNerve adventure racing team in a series of races, some of which will serve as qualifiers for World Championships. Most races will […]

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Oct
02
GBF and the George Bush Warrior Open
Thursday, October 02, 2014

WATCH OUR DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS AND SERVICES SFC(R) RANDY NANTZ ON FOX AND FRIENDS THIS MORNING! Watch the Video »

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