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A LETTER FROM OUR DIRECTOR

KHLOEE ORTIZ SMILES AT HER DAD STAFF SGT. CESAR ORTIZ JUST BEFORE HIS DEPARTURE TO AFGHANISTAN IN 2011. SOURCE VETERANS, RECOGNIZED AT A CEREMONY AT PEARL HARBOR ON THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEC. 7, 1941 ATTACKS THERE. SOURCE SOLDIERS AND FAMILY MEMBERS OF DECEASED MEMBERS OF THE MILITARY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE, THE 100TH INFANTRY BN., AND THE […]

VETERANS MEET TO HELP FOCUS FOUNDATION’S MISSION

This past week, over twenty veterans came together to learn about the Bell Honors program, and helped to refine the Foundation’s Bell Honors operating procedures. After a presentation on the Foundation and its programs by Executive Director Louis Olivera, participants witnessed a demonstration of the rendering of Bell Honors using our life-sized replica bell, and […]

MEET OUR DIRECTOR OF VETERANS OUTREACH, BOB DAWES

Bob Dawes knows vets. For the last ten years, Dawes has helped veterans build confidence, their ties to one another, and other tools to help them reintegrate into civilian society. Through his work creating the Outward Bound for Veterans Program, serving as President of the Worldwide Army Rangers, Commander of the Aurora chapter of the Military Order of […]

HONOR BELL FOUNDATION RECEIVES GRANT FOR VETERANS OUTREACH AND SUPPORT

The Honor Bell Foundation announced today that it has received a Daniels Fund grant to support its Bell Honors, Veterans Outreach, and Education programs. As a result of a nationwide military drawdown and budget reductions, over 6,900 veterans who have honorably served their nation will not receive even reduced military honors at their funerals in […]