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2/19/19
IRVING, TEXAS – FEBRUARY 19, 2019 – 7-Eleven, Inc. salutes U.S. military veterans for their service. The company is working with Veterans Advantage to offer exclusive benefits to the organization's members on the...
2/15/19
ATLANTA – FEBRUARY 15, 2019 – The 2017 NLL World Champion Georgia Swarm are proud to team up with the Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund for Heroes Night presented by Axiom Corporation on Saturday, March 2 at 7:05 p.m. ET on Harrah’s Cherokee Casino...
1/9/19
HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA – JANUARY 9, 2019 – 2018 was quite a journey for a retired Army colonel from Cullman. He served our country for 34 years flying dangerous missions as a helicopter pilot. But he was on a different mission last year, one...
12/5/2018
2018 Grants Will Benefit Military Children Immediately ASHBURN, VIRGINIA – DECEMBER 5, 2018—Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund announces the disbursement of $4,238,500 in grants for college scholarships and education programs for military families.  ...
10/26/2018
ASHBURN, VIRGINIA—OCTOBER 26, 2018—Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund is the recipient of the 2017 Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher Distinguished Civilian Humanitarian Award.  Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson presented the award to members of the...
8/21/18
ASHBURN, VIRGINIA—AUGUST 21, 2018—Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund is honored to receive an inaugural grant from the David Moradi Foundation as part of its first class of grantees. MaryEllen Picciuto, President of the Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund said...
5/27/2018
  FAIRVIEW - When decorated combat and special operations veteran Col. Donald Fallin retired from the United States Army in 2016, he wasn’t giving up his life of adventure.  He was just changing shoes, trading his combat boots for...
4/23/2018
ASHBURN, VIRGINIA—APRIL 23, 2018—Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund is pleased to announce that its recent 4th Greater Houston Gala raised over $800,000 to support its mission of giving back to military veterans and immediate family members through...
12/12/2017
ASHBURN, VIRGINIA – DECEMBER 12, 2017—Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund announced the selection of Dietmar Exler to the Fund’s Board of Directors.  Exler became the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) in January 2016....
12/12/2017
--End of Year Grants Will Benefit Military Children Immediately--  ASHBURN, VIRGINIA – DECEMBER 12, 2017—Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund announces the disbursement of $1,510,000 in grants for college scholarships.  This latest round of end-of-...

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