FROM THE FIELD

Update from Ukraine on Army FM

Spirit of America has been responding to needs identified by US troops and diplomats in Ukraine since the Russian-initiated conflict erupted in 2014. Ukrainian soldiers have lost their lives defending their country, and civilians have been killed as a result of the Russian aggression — 10,225 in total. One of the primary tools that the … Continued

Support SoA in the 2017 Combined Federal Campaign

Dear supporters, As many of you know, the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is an annual opportunity for federal employees (civilian, military, etc.) to support eligible nonprofits. The campaign runs from Sept. 1 to Dec. 15 each year. Spirit of America is a CFC approved charity (#52009). Any federal employee may contribute to SoA through the CFC. If … Continued

Live from Niger!

Hey everyone! This week I’m in Niger participating in the Cure Salee festival for the 4th year in a row. The festival is held in Ingall, Niger every fall at the end of the rainy season. Tuareg and Fulani herders from across the region descend on the city for its salty watering-holes, essential for their … Continued

Remembering 9/11

Greetings, I was just a teenager on September 11, 2001, and as I watched the horrific events that unfolded on that day, I had no idea how significantly they would shape my future. I have spent my adult life fighting to keep America safe, first as a soldier in Afghanistan, and later in my work … Continued