Stories of service and sacrifice, inspiration and hope.

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Original Boot Girl Heather Sholl: My Why

November 10, 2018

Usually people ask HOW I got involved with Boot Campaign, HOW did it start. That’s easy. But sometimes I get the bigger question… WHY? Why…

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#LaceUpAMERICA in the News

November 10, 2018

ConnectingVets.com: Boot Campaign Wants You to Lace Up America! By Elizabeth Howe “Veterans Day is very near and dear to my heart,” said Sarah Lucas,…

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John Maas of Mountain Primal Meat Co. Laces Up

November 2, 2018

Pictured above: Catherine and John Maas at Mountain Primal The Mountain Primal Meat Co. website, mountainprimal.com, pays tribute to “those brave few who charged trenches,…

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November 2, 2018

This article originally featured in the November 2018 issue of Homeland magazine and is republished with permission. U.S. Army Colonel (Ret.) Chris Talcott and U.S….

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17 Years Later the War in Afghanistan Rages On: What Veterans Have to Say About It

October 6, 2018

THE FOCUS IS ON FAMILY AND FUTURE On October 7, 2001 the United States launched Operation Enduring Freedom as part of its Global War on…