During Military Appreciation Month, Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation is reminded of the honor and privilege it is to be an influential part of scholars’ journeys. This awareness month, celebrates our graduating seniors while also honoring the fallen and their surviving spouses.
After a traumatic event, most people have painful memories. For many people, the effects of the event fade over time. But for others, the memories, thoughts and feelings don't go away - even months or years after the event is over.
Fallen Patriots celebrates the bravery of Gold Star children during Month of the Military Child. Gold Star children have had to endure immeasurable sacrifice, losing a parent.
Since 1996, American citizens have identified March 4th as Hug a GI Day to honor and appreciate the services of the members in US military. In honor of Hug a GI Day, Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation, is collecting “virtual hugs” in the form of donations.
Two weeks before he was due to return home, Landon Jones was killed in a tragic accident while landing his helicopter aboard a Navy ship.
When Navy pilot, Ed Kleppe, was killed in a helicopter accident, his wife, Lori, wasn’t sure what she was going to do, She had a 1-year-old son, Drew, and another little boy, Evan, on the way.