Education


American Valor Podcast: Semper Fi with Marine Corps Reserve Major Chad Lennon

Marine Corps Reserve Major Chad Lennon speaks about his decision to join the Marine Corps and his service in both the active and reserve components of the Marine Corps, as well as his decision to attend law school. In 2010, Major Lennon deployed to Afghanistan, receiving the Purple Heart and Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal for […]

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Vice Admiral Jay Donnelly: Submarines, Service to Others and Valor

Vice Admiral Donnelly speaks about what it means to be part of a three generation Naval family and the values he developed at the Naval Academy: integrity, honor and service above one’s self. Learn about life on a submarine and the rationale behind the decisions to allow women to serve in the submarine force and […]

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Mitch Harris: Naval Officer to Major League Baseball Pitcher

Mitch Harris, the second United States Naval Academy graduate to play Major League Baseball, speaks with Nathaniel Cameron, Tyler Buchholz, and Colin Kirk of the American Valor Podcast. The team discusses Mitch’s adjustment to life at the Naval Academy, maintaining his baseball skills while serving five years in the U.S. Navy, including three deployments before […]

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Baseball and Military on the American Valor Podcast

Recently on the American Valor Podcast: coach Paul Kostacopoulos, Reds legend Johnny Bench and the 70th Secretary of the Navy the Honorable John H. Dalton. Future episodes include Naval Academy graduate and former Cardinals pitcher Mitch Harris, the 15th Force Master Chief of the Navy Reserve CJ Mitchell, Dodgers legend Tommy Lasorda and Vice Admiral […]

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American Valor Podcast: the 70th Secretary of the Navy the Honorable John H. Dalton

On the American Valor Podcast, the 70th Secretary of the Navy, the Honorable John H. Dalton, reflects in depth on his life growing up in Louisiana, attending the United States Naval Academy, serving as an Officer in the Navy, working in private business and in government service. Mr. Dalton speaks about the challenging times he […]

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American Valor Podcast with Lieutenant General George Flynn

We are looking forward to releasing our conversation with Lieutenant General George Flynn on the American Valor podcast on Monday! Listen to our previous episodes with Peter Fertig, creator and President of the Foundation, Steve Curtis, Retired Command Sergeant Major and Education Committee Chair and Gunnery Sergeant Johnathan Rose, 2018 Bob Feller Act of Valor […]

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Military Children Essay Contest

The Bob Feller Act of Valor Award Foundation Announces  Military Children Essay Contest with Winners to Receive the  New Military Children Act of Valor Award  Contest to Run from June 21-August 31, 2017 Today, the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award Foundation, with support and evaluation from the National Military Family Association, announced a Military […]

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Fleet Week Event 2015 Photos

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