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The 5th Annual Whiskey & War Stories™

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The 5th Annual Whiskey & War Stories™

The Silent Warrior Foundation organized the 5th Annual Whiskey & War Stories™ on Friday, August 14th at the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch in Arizona. The gala honored the men of Operation Ivory Coast "The Son Tay Raid". The auction held during the event was successful in raising over $200,000 to benefit the foundation, a 501(c)3 charity serving our military members and their children since 2010. The featured guest speakers, together with USN Retired SOCS (SEAL) David Hall, shared personal stories of bravery and patriotism during the panel discussion. Due to travel restrictions, some of the Son Tay Raiders were...

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2019 Whiskey & War Stories

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2019 Whiskey & War Stories

April 26, 2019 Whiskey & War Stories This was our 4th installment of our themed event called Whiskey & War Stories. It was held at the beautiful Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch.  Guests enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while mingling and bidding on the fabulous silent auction items.  The Marine Corps Color Guard posted Colors and then dinner was served!   This year our featured guest speakers were Army Rangers who participated in Operation Urgent Fury and did combat jumps onto Grenada – 25 October, 1983. Retired Master Sergeant Jose Gordon, Retired Master Sergeant Howard “Max” Mullen Jr. and Retired...

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2018 Whiskey & War Stories

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2018 Whiskey & War Stories

April 27, 2018 Whiskey & War Stories This was our 3rd installment of our themed event called Whiskey & War Stories. It was held at the beautiful Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch.  Guests enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while mingling and bidding on the fabulous silent auction items.  The Marine Corps Color Guard posted Colors and then dinner was served!   This year our featured guest speakers were from the Vietnam War. Retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Robert Jeffery.  Bob was shot down on his first combat mission on December 20, 1965 while flying an F-4 Phantom II.  Bob spent...

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Steve Bart Memorial Day Challenge

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Steve Bart Memorial Day Challenge

MAY 26 24 Heroes in 24 Hours Sat 8 AM · Crossfit Reconstructed · Hockessin, DE Steve Bart is hosting and raising donations for Silent Warrior Foundation!!   This event will benefit the Silent Warrior Scholarship Fund started by my friends Brent and Deborah Phillips. Brent was a Recon Marine and has done multiple tours to Iraq and Afghanistan. Brent started SWSF to provides scholarships to family members of Recon & MARSOC Marines. SWSF also provides veteran support on a variety of levels. Brent and Debbie are two amazing people who help hundreds of veterans and their families every year. Link to donate below....

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Thanks From A Scholarship Recipient

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