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Long Island Patriots Walk to Prevent Veteran Suicide

NEW YORK – At 9:30 am on August 1, 2020, an energized group of patriots kicked off the inaugural Walk4Valor Hike for Military Suicide Awareness and Prevention. Lead by Marine Corps Major Chad Lennon (Reserves), close to 20 fellow comrades, family and friends set off from Citi Field in Queens, NY to trek 66 miles […]

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Happy Memorial Day

Thank you to all of those who have sacrificed for our freedom and American values. Today we remember those who have served and protected our nation.

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Author Anne Keene: Baseball and Military in World War II

Author Anne Keene began her career as a writer after graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a journalism degree. Anne’s father was a batboy for the Cloudbuster Nine, a World War II team of fighter-pilot cadets at an elite Navy training school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel […]

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Tommy Lasorda: Reflections on a Life in the United States of America

The great American and ambassador of baseball Mr. Tommy Lasorda shares insights from his established career with the Los Angeles Dodgers on the American Valor Podcast. Tommy preaches his passion for Dodgers baseball, the military and the United States of America. Mr. Lasorda was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1997 following […]

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Today Show Honors One of Our Own: Marine Gunnery Sergeant John Rose

By Lexi Ross WASHINGTON – On Wednesday night, Marine Gunnery Sergeant John Rose and Colleen Rose were honored at the second annual Hidden Heroes gala, a special evening honoring military and veteran caregivers. Michelle Obama and Tom Hanks were among the celebrities in attendance. “There were lots of surprises, including a $1 million donation,” Today […]

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Dr. CJ Mitchell on Navy and Leadership

15th Force Master Chief of the United States Navy Reserve Dr. CJ Mitchell speaks about the meaning and theory of leadership on the most recent episode of the American Valor Podcast. Additionally, he speaks about his love for the game of baseball, his experience in the United States Navy, including as the highest ranking enlisted […]

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2019 Baseball Honorees Announced

The Bob Feller Act of Valor Award Foundation Announces 2019 Baseball Honorees Honorees to Join at Seventh Annual Award Ceremony in D.C. on November 14th, 2019 The Bob Feller Act of Valor Award Foundation is excited to announce the winners of the 2019 Bob Feller Act of Valor Award. The awards honor the legacy of […]

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Scholarship Opportunity for Military Children

Our military children’s essay contest is for children of military families interested in writing an essay on lessons learned from one of the 37 baseball Hall of Famers who served during World War II. Two recipients will receive scholarships and the opportunity to be honored at our annual ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, November […]

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American Valor Podcast: National Baseball Hall of Famer Mr. Johnny Bench

In episode number nine on the American Valor Podcast, Tyler Buchholz and Nathaniel Cameron have the privilege of speaking to the greatest catcher to ever live, Mr. Johnny Bench. Mr. Bench discusses his upbringing in Oklahoma, which was the inspiration for his values of hard work that he learned from his parents, as his father […]

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Retired MLB Pitcher Brad Ziegler and Naval Academy Head Baseball Coach Paul Kostacopoulos: American Valor Podcast

The American Valor Podcast team was recently honored to converse with retired MLB pitcher Mr. Brad Ziegler and the head baseball coach of the United States Naval Academy baseball program Mr. Paul Kostacopoulos. Brad and Paul spoke about their careers in baseball, including how they got started in the game, what they have experienced and […]

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