FROM THE FIELD

Turning on the Lights and Saving Syrian Lives

Last month, I wrote about our efforts to provide school supplies and educational materials for Hogir School in Kobani, Syria, in response to needs identified by US personnel. Our work made an impact on the education and lives of hundreds of girls and boys in Kobani—and it strengthened relations between our troops and the surrounding … Continued

Celebrate #GivingTuesday with Spirit of America

Dear Friend, Today is #GivingTuesday, the kick off to the end-of-year charitable giving season. Last year, over 700,000 people gave more than $116 million on this international day of giving. Whether it’s by contributing financially, sharing our social media posts, or spreading our message, you’ve already shown your support for the work Spirit of America … Continued

SoA veterans on Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! At Spirit of America, we’re thankful to have a team of dedicated staff and supporters who are truly invested in the American ideals of freedom and security. This Thanksgiving, we thought it would be fun to share some of the personal stories of our Field Team, a group of veterans who have dedicated … Continued

A Navy SEAL’s view of Spirit of America

REAR ADMIRAL BRIAN L. LOSEY US NAVY, RETIRED Fellow Patriot, I recently retired after 33 years of service as a Navy SEAL. During those decades in uniform, I had the honor and privilege of serving alongside some of America’s premier warfighters. My responsibilities included serving as the commander of Special Operations Command-Africa, and in my … Continued

An SoA veteran’s perspective on service

Happy Veterans Day, All of us at Spirit of America would like to express our profound gratitude to all the men and women who have served – and continue to serve – this great country. Thank you. Like all of Spirit of America’s field team, I am a veteran. I served in the Army, including … Continued