FROM THE FIELD

Wanted: VP Finance and Admin for Spirit of America

Dear supporters, We are looking for a Vice President of Finance and Administration to join our team at SoA Headquarters in Arlington, VA. This person will serve as an integral part of our senior management team, and will be responsible for Spirit of America’s accounting, administrative, and human resource functions. The full job description is … Continued

Return to Baghdad

Earlier this year I wrote an update about the incredibly heroic efforts of the Iraqi Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) in the outlying areas of Mosul. CTS is a primary US partner in the coalition against ISIS and, coincidentally, a force I advised some years ago. A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to … Continued

Showcasing American Goodwill in Tajikistan

For an American, Panjakent is not an easy destination to reach, nor—to be frank—is it so simple to pinpoint on a map. As with any worthy place or thing, the remote town of 33,000 in northwest Tajikistan rightly requires the extra effort. Earlier this month, I joined a US Army Civil Affairs team on the … Continued

Update: Today’s SoA-funded 5k race in Estonia with US Army

Spirit of America is proud to have the opportunity to donate outdoor gym equipment and sponsor a 5K race in Sillamäe, Estonia this weekend. This great event, made possible through cooperation with the US Embassy, US Army Civil Affairs team and city of Sillamäe, honored Estonian veterans and brought together the local community, and soldiers from … Continued

Live from Estonia: Chris Clary and a US Army team

The US Army Civil Affairs team in Estonia and I are preparing for the SoA sponsored 5K race and donation of outdoor gym equipment in Sillamäe. With over 150 Estonians pre-registered for the run this Sunday (4/23), as well as US, UK and French soldiers planning to attend, this will be a great event! Watch for … Continued