Our Mission

American Freedom Foundation honors, serves and supports Veterans, military service members, and their families. We aim to help their transition to the civilian workforce through partnerships with military focused organizations.

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There’s Experienced and then There’s Veteran

Today’s Vets are among the most highly-qualified candidates for a variety of jobs in any workplace. Their military experience extends well beyond academic achievements and vocational training, while their dedication and work ethic is second to none.

Making An Impact

American Freedom Foundation offers several resources and partners that help Veterans and their families. Warriors To The Workforce hiring events have helped thousands find civilian employment opportunities. Scholarships valued in excess of $9.2 million have been awarded to date to dependents through the AFF/Kaplan University Military Family Scholarship Program. The AFF concert series has raised $1.5 million for organizations that directly serve and support our Veterans and their families.

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Veterans Stories

Meet a few brave Veterans and their families who have made successful transitions to civilian life. See first-hand how AFF resources have had an impact in their story.

Hector Perez

Sergeant, Marine Corps

Kendra Villalpando

Navy Spouse

Raphael Harris

Sergeant E5, Marine Corps

Upcoming Events

Veteran events are at the core of what we do. Warriors To The Workforce is our key initiative that connects Veterans with major companies. We also provide workshops, resources and information necessary to transition from military to civilian life at events across the country.

Warriors To The Workforce

Washington DC October 3 - 5, 2016

Major companies from across the country will profile their services and provide employment opportunities for our Veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses. Held in the Washington DC Convention Center in conjunction with the 2016 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition.

Warriors To The Workforce

Huntsville, AL Tuesday, March 17 ,2017
Major companies from across the country will profile their services and provide employment opportunities for our Veterans. Held at the Von Braun Center in conjunction with the 2017 AUSA ILW Global Force Symposium.

Warriors To The Workforce

Nashville, TN Thursday and Friday, April 27 - 28 ,2017
Major companies from across the country will profile their services and provide employment opportunities for our Veterans. Held at the Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in conjunction with AAAA’s 2017 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit.

We are one of many

There are many partners dedicated to serving those who have served. We are proud to recognize and thank our charitable partners for their ongoing support, assistance and commitment.

Latest News

US Troops In Iraq Are Training Iraqi Soldiers To Become Rangers

Editor’s Note: This article by Matthew Cox originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community.
Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division are running a Ranger-style training program for Iraqi forces at Camp Taji near Baghdad to develop advanced warfighting skills among selected Iraqi army officers and enlisted personnel.

Air Force Seeks Medal Of Honor For Sergeant Who Died In Afghanistan 14 Years Ago

The secretary of the Air Force is pushing to award a Medal of Honor to the first Connecticut native to die in the war in Afghanistan, based on new evidence 14 years after his death, the New York Times reported.
Sgt. John Chapman, 36, a standout athlete and 1983 graduate of Windsor Locks High School, was killed in combat after military action began in Afghanistan following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Families Of Original Montford Point Marines Honored With Congressional Gold Medals

A legacy of service that began in 1942 was honored this week at Camp Johnson.
Congressional Gold Medals were awarded to the families of three Montford Point Marines Thursday during a ceremony at the Bachelor Officers Quarters aboard Camp Johnson to honor the service and sacrifice of the country’s first black Marines.
For retired Marine Will Smith, the medal ceremony solidified the legacy of service that his grandfather began in 1942 when he stepped foot in the racially segregated training camp of Montford Point, which is what is now known as Camp Johnson.

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