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Non-Profit Leaders Discuss Ways to Help Veterans and Their Families

Washington, DC
Thursday, May 3, 2012

The Heritage Foundation hosts a discussion on effective ways to help and give back to our nation's veterans and their families.

The event showcases groups that are currently working toward this cause to hear about how they do it and why they are effective.

Warriors and Quiet Waters Co-Founder John Baden speaks about his work providing the therapeutic experience of fly fishing on Montana rivers to injured U.S. servicemen and women from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Lieutenant Commander Edie Rosenthal, USN (Ret) serves as the public relations director for the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. He discusses how his organization provides full scholarship grants and educational and family counseling to surviving children of special operations personnel and financial assistance to severely wounded special operations personnel and their families.

Colonel Jack Jacobs, USA (Ret), a Medal of Honor Recipient and vice chairman of the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation, discusses the Foundation's work educating the public about the Medal of Honor and the sacrifice made by those who receive it.

James Jay Carafano, deputy director of the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies, host the event.

Updated: Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 11:19am (ET)

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