Chris Clary

Update on Spirit of America’s support in Kosovo

In 2015, a US Army team was working to strengthen their relationship with the people living in a town in southern Kosovo that had been identified as vulnerable to influence by criminal enterprises and Islamic extremism. The US soldiers understood that the best way to reach the community was to show them that they genuinely … Continued

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

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

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