FROM THE FIELD

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

Update: SoA and US troops help Syrian children

Dear supporters, Two weeks ago, we emailed you to tell you about an important project we’re supporting in Syria. This effort will help over 11,000 children in communities recently liberated from ISIS go back to school. It will significantly improve the students’ futures, make US troops safer, and help prevent further conflict in the fragile region. Our … Continued